Gil is the president of Nativity Prep Academy. He enjoyed a varied and successful career in the pharmaceutical industry, where he served as a National Sales Director and Senior Director for Sales and Marketing with Elan Pharmaceuticals. He then left the corporate world to teach Junior High School mathematics and later served as principal of a private elementary school. He left his position as principal in order to pursue his doctorate in executive leadership and human and organizational learning, and has worked with executives from various industries to facilitate their exploration into how best to build the leadership capacity of their organizations. Gil also serves on the Board of Directors of PSP Inc. and is an Adjunct Professor at University of Maryland University College and also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the PhD in Leadership Program at Alliant International University. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Fernando holds an MS in Business Leadership from Duxx Graduate School of Business Leadership, a BA in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Panamericana and a diploma in Culinary Arts from San Diego Culinary Institute. From a young age, he has been engaged in different church organizations and activities, like leading Evangelizadores de Tiempo Completo, a group of full-time lay ministers working for priests in remote Mexican parishes. He also founded and led Slimarket, a healthy-food restaurant and a vegetable farming and packing business. Fernando is currently an active board member of Bodesa, SAPI, a retail chain founded in 1887 by his great-grandfather and currently operating more than 90 stores in Western Mexico.
Herb is the Sr. Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Efficient Market Advisors, which he founded in 2004. Previously, he held leadership positions at LPL Financial, Dreyfus and ING Funds group, and J&W Seligman & Co. Herb has been interviewed by multiple publications including Forbes, CBS Market Watch, Business Week, Investment News, Investor’s Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal and is a regular guest on CNBC television. Herb served as President of the Board of Administration of the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System. Herb is passionate about supporting education through philanthropy, and has served on the board of The Foundation Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity, Inc. and the Grand Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity, Inc. He also served as Director chair of the Arizona School Choice Trust from 2000-2002. Herb graduated, with Honors, from The University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.