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James R. Nash, CEO


Mr. Nash has been an innovator and entrepreneur for over 45 years.

Mr. Nash founded Alpha Assets Capital, LLC, an international consulting company which guides entrepreneurs through the process of validation of vision, due diligence & decision support, compliance, venture packaging, investment banking advisory services, capital acquisition and various business development services. He developed the firms' various structured finance solutions including iLIFE™ Capital System & Portal, PrincipalProtector™, and PpMortgage Capital™.  He also developed iCRROD™, (www.iCROD.com) a New Philanthropic Investment Platform.  Mr. Nash was recently CEO of KGRI Group (OTC-KGRI) a publicly traded Merchant Bank and Advisory Firm.  He and his wife own and operate Dune Berry Resort Wear stores, as part of their Dune Holdings Group.  Mr. Nash also founded and continues to develop Amplified Lord’s Prayer Project.

 
Previously, Mr. Nash was COO for an international entrepreneur network and Investment Life Services, a financial services company which developed and distributed insurance and asset management products through over 150 New York Stock Exchange member firms, banks, and insurance companies as well as thousands of producers.  He was responsible for management of internal operations, client relations, project compliance and due diligence both domestic and international.  He was also National Sales Director for Commonwealth Capital Advisors and helped develop some of their many capital raising products and services. He has had extensive travel and business relationships in China, Taiwan, Russia, Egypt, Morocco and India.  


Earlier in his career, Mr. Nash was Chief Executive Officer for Medi-Share a nation-wide health-sharing plan, Chief Operating Officer for the for-profit side of a large healthcare system, and Vice President of Operations for a Healthcare Technologies company.  Mr. Nash also managed a large division of The Bellevue Philadelphia a high-end mixed-use development for the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: PEI) - PEI is one of the first publicly traded real estate investment trusts.  He was GM/COO for 400,000 sf of mixed use properties for Oxford Development, Inc., a significant real estate conglomerate based in Pittsburg, Special Projects Manager to the Founder/CEO of Club Corporation of America, and one of the Executives opening and managing the Grand Traverse Resort


Education: Taylor University 1969-1973



Ann C. Nash, President


Ann is Co-Founder and President of Dune Berry Resort Wear and responsible for some of the day-to-day operations, all buying & merchandising, and sales.


Professional Experience prior to The Dune Berry


Account Executive - Central Ohio, TY, Inc., Oakbrook, IL

1.  Established a new territory - achieved annual sales of $5M in 2-years

2.  Maintained profitable & strong relationships on 150 accounts 13-yrs

3   Average dollars per location consistently in top 10% of region

4   Consistently ranked in top three in region for opening new accounts

5   Consistently ranked Top-10 in region for percent to goal attainment

6   Responsible for setup, display and coordination for regional gift mart

Sales Associate - Talbots, Columbus, Ohio- A top performer in sales in the Columbus market

Manager/Buyer - Harbor Bay Club Pro Shop, Alameda, CA
Responsible for all buying plans, merchandising, hiring, training and management of staff in this prestigious country club

Manager/Buyer - Argo & Lehne Jewelers, Columbus, OH

Responsible for hiring of staff, training, buying and merchandising of three locations

Buyer/Manager - Madison's, Columbus, OH         

1)   Buyer of Women's Fine Jewelry and Accessories for 25-stores

2)   Maintained strong relationships with vendors & consistently grew business


Manager/Buyer - Town & Country Shops, Columbus, OH

      * Managed staff for four locations and coordinated buying for all stores

      * Awarded merchandising display award - best displays in women's specialty shops

Department Manager - Lazarus Federated Stores, Columbus, OH

1.   Managed Men's, Women's Shoes & Buyer for Accessories

2.   Trained staff for specialty department and managed staff of over 50 for several departments

3.   Responsible for sales, marketing, planning and buying for each individual department


Education
Ohio State University 1973-1976 - Major: Fashion Merchandising


Miscellaneous

•   Advisory Board Chairman, Ohio State Kappa Alpha Theta

•   Columbus Public Library Board & Junior League





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