Russ W. Rosenzweig is an entrepreneur/social entrepreneur best known for founding Round Table Group, the world’s largest expert witness search and referral firm, since acquired by Thomson Reuters. Round Table Group was elected an unprecedented 6 times in the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the US and was profiled in numerous press stories including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Fortune Magazine, and in 5 Stanford University case studies. Presently, Mr. Rosenzweig continues his work as a provider of expert witness services to attorneys as the CEO of 86 Pillars LLC, as an expert on customer acquisition and marketing techniques, as a speaker, as a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation, and as the director of the Silicon Valley Institute for Business Innovation among other endeavors. Mr. Rosenzweig latest reinvention is a focused determination to reduce global conflicts. He is the founder and executive director of World Ventures Group. He holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Lucy Liu Rosenzweig
Lucy Liu Rosenzweig is an accomplished business consultant, entrepreneur, and advisor/manager in the healthcare, financial management, and arts sectors. She holds an MBA, MSc. in Finance, and a BS in International Business. Mrs. Rosenzweig brings a strong international perspective to her work, having lived, studied, and worked in China, UK, France, and throughout the US (she is fluent in Mandarin and conversational in Cantonese and French). As an art entrepreneur, Mrs. Rosenzweig founded ArtBarcs LLC (www.artbarcs.com) in 2010 as a way to introduce emerging and established artists to patrons and the wider art audience. She has now rededicated herself to returning to her primary area of passion and expertise: social entrepreneurship and management consulting. Lucy enjoys painting (www.lucyliufineart.com), travel, yoga and horseback riding during her free time.
Laura Stotz is a post-graduate student at George Mason University where she is pursuing her Masters in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Ms. Stotz currently serves as the Marketing and Membership Coordinator for a non-profit advocacy organization in Washington, DC. Within that capacity she is in charge of recruiting , retention, outreach, and management of member communication. Ms. Stotz holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno with a focus on Behaviorism.
Beth Marchessault brings an impressive array of marketing, operations, and entrepreneurship expertise to the team. She currently serves as the Vice President of Operations at 86 Pillars, a global consulting firm dedicated to using education to solve business problems, where she works with clients and academic talent in the creation, marketing, and delivery of new business ventures. Beth was a senior manager for many years directing training and education operations at the Entrepreneurs' Organization, the world's leading consortium of entrepreneurial company founders with an average of US$52.3m in sales. Ms. Marchessault holds a BA from the College of William and Mary in International Relations with a focus in Middle Eastern Studies.