Douglas Slain helps small businesses identify and
solicit private equity. After getting a JD from
Stanford Law School, Doug practiced law at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. He later founded four national law-reporting services now owned
by Thomson-Reuters. Doug served as the secured transactions adviser to the Ministry of Finance for the Republic of Latvia; he served as chair of the American Bar Association's largest professional responsibility committee for two terms; and he taught at Stanford Law School as an adjunct clinical law professor.
Doug has been a JOBS Act authority since 2014. He chiefly works on 506(c "public/private offerings" and intrastate 504/SCOR offerings.
Tom Litchfieldis an independent Enterprise Software and Web Development consultant. Tom has provided database management and web development services to financial services and banking brands such as Charles Schwab Co., Inc. and Bank of the West. He has also consulted with American Automobile Association and Eastman Kodak. Tom holds a Section 508 Accessible Designer Certification from U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for developing online interfaces, accessible to people with disabilities. He also holds certificates from IBM in software development and business process analysis.
Tom advises and supports international development and non-profit organizations with database and back-office technologies. Clients include AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development), CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency) with the United Nations.