Eos PETRO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
- Martin B. Oring, CEO
- Nikolas Konstant, CFO
Martin B. Oring
Chief Executive Officer
Martin Oring is an industry veteran who has more than 40 years of experience and expertise in Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Research, and Wealth Management. As Manager, Capital Markets and Investment Banking for Mobil Corporation from 1968-1989, Mr. Oring negotiated and implemented more than $2 billion of major domestic and international financings including bond issues, swaps and bond repurchases. From 1989 to 1996, he was Manager of Capital Planning for Chase Manhattan Corporation, advising senior management on capital targets, business valuations and executed required financings. Following Chase, Mr. Oring became Managing Director Executive Services for Prudential Securities where he was responsible for executing over $1 billion in client hedging strategies. In 2001, as Principal, he launched Wealth Preservation LLC; a financial advisory for high net worth individuals, structuring and implementing over $1 billion of proprietary tax and estate planning products.
Mr. Oring holds an MBA from Columbia University, Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Institute of Technology. He has been a frequent Graduate Finance Course lecturer at Lehigh University and NYU. Further education credits include presentations on Private Placements and Project Financing to industry leading companies including Xerox, Salomon Brothers and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Oring also holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Konstant has more than 17 years of experience as a merchant financier, investor, and advisor to public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and capital formation. Previously, Mr. Konstant was the managing director of NCVC, LLC, a $200 million venture capital fund and indirect subsidiary of Nightingale Conant. While at NCVC, Mr. Konstant provided equity for the Wolfgang Puck Food Company, Nutrition for Life (which was the number one stock on NASDAQ in 1996), On Stage Entertainment, Platinum Technologies, and several other public companies. Previously, Mr. Konstant founded nanoUniverse, PLC (AIM: NANO), Electric City Corporation (AMEX: ELC) and co-founded Advanced Cell Technology (NASDAQ OTCBB: ACTC). Mr. Konstant has been a board member of Nightingale Conant, On Stage Entertainment, Brentwood School on the International Advisory Committee, and the Cedars Sinai Board of the investment subcommittee. Mr. Konstant recently served on the Cedars Sinai Board of Governors and the Board of the Investment Subcommittee. Mr. Konstant is a Mason at the Menorah Lodge #527. He has been a member in Young Presidents Organization since 1998 with the Belair Chapter in Los Angeles. Mr. Konstant is also the Founder of Shining Star Children Foundation, a charitable organization. Mr. Konstant attended Harvard Business School and has several certificates from HBS and the University of Chicago in addition a degree in Calculus from Barstow College. He is fluent in Greek, and semi-fluent in Italian and French. He is presently studying Mandarin.