He is the managing partner of Smith SPORTSWA Equity Partners and oversees all aspects of the investment strategy.
Smith currently serves on the board of directors of SPORTSWA GROUP, INC., Co-president of SPORTSWA MAC, INC. And chairman of SPORTSWA COMPANY.co.ltd's board of directors.
Prior to founding SEP, Smith joined SPORTSWA Marketing Center, Varazo, Inc. in Silicon Valley. I have a branch office.
In my current role and for the last 5 years I have been involved in the strategy, strategic planning, marketing, capital raise and growth at VivoSense. Worked diligently and brought initial seed investor to CEO and Chief Business Advisor to secure and complete investment. Working with the finest group of people I have ever known who communicate from N, W, E and S to authentically to find the best way forward. I have over 20 years of International and domestic business experience. Strategic planning, business development, Start-ups, advisor to C-Suite from start-ups to $30 billion plus in revenue. Capital raise, reorganizations, resets and taking an idea, breathing life into it and having the will, endurance and belief to see it through to success. With the right people you can truly accomplish anything.
Created and built a large international business for patient care across the U.S. which managed patients coming to the U.S especially from the MENA region and providing for their needs in and outside the hospital which involved intricate planning, cooperation and partnerships with hospitals in every state. In many cases continued care as they returned back to their countries. Also provided assistance to the governments directly for service and advisory. Had agreements in place with embassies where we were responsible for all their citizens visiting the U.S from the Middle East. My clients are located in every country from Switzerland, Greece, Nigeria, London, UAE, Qatar, Saudi, every continent.
Meet The Advisor Team
Jennifer Ahn Kim
She was IMS founded in 1989 near Washington, D.C., as an advertising and media service provider and consulting partner with regional focus reaching the Asian-American market. In the years since, has matured into an international, full-service marketing and advertising agency specializing in reaching diverse target audiences. Along the way, has gained significant, in-depth advertising experience for such government agencies as the National Institutes of Health, US Coast Guard, US Customs and Border Protection, Korean Small & Medium Business Corporation, and corporate experiences for companies such as AT&T.
As a minority woman-owned Small Business, we fully understand the complex challenges of developing and implementing an effective communications program. Our staff of senior professionals will take pleasure in providing solutions to help start-ups, emerging companies, and small & mid-sized businesses to achieve accelerated, sustained and profitable growth.
Also experienced in Consulting, Advertising, IT consulting, Marketing and Business Accelerator Services.
Throughout her career, Jennifer has served as a trusted advisor to her clients, managing both international and domestic projects for major corporations, government agencies, associations and individuals. She also works directly with the senior management of many Korean companies and government agencies, serving as a senior advisor. Previously, Jennifer was also hired by AT&T as a consultant for Asian consumer and business markets.
General Elder Granger
Dr. Granger has received numerous awards, decorations and honors, including the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with three oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Board of Hematology and Oncology, a certified physician executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management, certified by the American College of Healthcare Executives and certified in Medical Quality by the American Board of Medical Quality. He has earned the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from Carnegie Mellon University, certified in Healthcare Compliance by Health Care Compliance Association and is a certified Compliance Officer by American Academy of Professional Coders.
His professional affiliations include being a member of the National Association of Health Services Executives, American Medical Association, the Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives (life member) Governance Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors, member and Fellow American College of Healthcare Executives, member and laureate American College of Physicians, member (life member) and fellow American Association for Physician Leadership, a member and fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, and a member of the Arkansas State University Chancellor Cabinet and University of Arkansas School of Medicine Board of Visitors. Dr. Granger also serves on the boards of directors of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) and DLH Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: DLHC), and a member of the Board of Trustees at Rosalind Franklin University.
He earned a B.S. from Arkansas State University in 1976 and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine in 1980. Dr. Granger completed a residency in Internal Medicine in 1983 and a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology in 1986 at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO. Dr. Granger was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science Degree from Meharry Medical College in 2009.
Prior to his retirement from the U.S. Army on July 1, 2009, Dr. Granger served as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Washington, DC. In this role, he was the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) on DOD health plan policy and performance.
He oversaw the acquisition, operation and integration of TRICARE/DOD’s managed care program within the Military Health System. Dr. Granger led a staff of 1,800 in planning, budgeting and executing a $22.5 billion Defense Health Program and in ensuring the effective and efficient provision of high-quality, accessible health care for 9.2 million uniformed Service members, their families, retirees and others located worldwide.
Prior to joining TRICARE Management Activity, Dr. Granger led the largest U.S. and multi-national battlefield health system in our recent history while serving as Commander, Task Force 44th Medical Command, and Command Surgeon for the Multinational Corps Iraq. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Department: Commander, 44th Medical Command; XVIII Airborne Corps Command Surgeon and Director of Health Services, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, Europe Regional Medical Command; Director of TRICARE Europe; Command Surgeon, US Army Europe and 7th Army, Heidelberg, Germany; Acting Assistant Surgeon General for Force Projection; Commander, Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; Commander, Ireland Army Community Hospital, Fort Knox, KY; and attended Army War College, Carlisle Barrack, PA.