Mr. Strack is a serial entrepreneur known for building businesses and taking them successfully through the exit phase. He has been featured in several publications, including Forbes, for being a top entrepreneur and business influencer. Mr. Strack has a passion for imparting his experience and mentoring new entrepreneurs, and he shares his enthusiasm through The Strack Group. He selected each member of the Board of Advisors based on years-long professional relationships where he saw each member’s expertise in action. To learn more about Mr. Strack, read his full bio.
Mr. Strack, an owner of a large manufacturing company, has been in business for himself his entire career. He brings the skill set of networking, having never burned a bridge his entire carrier. A board would not be complete without the patriarch of the Strack family.
Specializing in commercial real estate, Mr. Crabtree has overseen major commercial real estate transactions totaling over one billion dollars. In addition to his real estate expertise, he has held C-level positions for over twenty-five years at multiple large private and public hospitality companies. He brings his leadership skills and sharp business acumen to The Strack Group, along with invaluable real estate guidance.
Ms. Alarakhia specializes in advising companies as they scale from small operations to multi-million dollar corporations. The Strack Group benefits from her expertise in merchant services, acquisitions, information technology, and general corporate matters concerning businesses in a high-growth phase.
Mr. Cooper held several executive positions, including corporate development and strategy positions at American Express and Microsoft, before founding venture capital firm Halestreet Investments. He has overseen more than 300 technology sector transactions, and lends his investment banking background to The Strack Group's Board of Advisors.
Praised by his industry colleagues as a programming mastermind, Mr. Leon has created technological solutions that serve thousands of end-users and generate millions of customers and billions of dollars in revenue each year. With a focus on efficiency and scalability, he has led teams to create tech that other companies with vastly greater resources could not produce. He channels this experience into his mentorship at The Strack Group.
No stranger to startups, technology platforms, and sales, Mr. Mooney has a varied background of quality experience and business development that he uses to create unbelievable value in all his endeavors. He founded a tech company that he eventually sold to one of the largest loyalty companies in the US, and went on to lead business development at other tech companies, most notably at the mobile app Dosh. Mr. Mooney’s experience in all aspects of successful technology companies is an asset to The Strack Group’s Board of Advisors.
Mr. Burnett’s extensive expertise in finance, accounting, and financial planning uniquely positions him to provide expert tax planning advice. His wide knowledge base coupled with his experience advising business owners on tax strategy allows him to synergize with other members of the Board of Advisors at The Strack Group for exponential benefit.
A co-founder of Alliance Reservations Network alongside Peter Strack, Mr. Bertenshaw has decades of visionary technology leadership experience. He had the foresight to develop travel booking systems before many household names were even founded and has continued to innovate in the technology space throughout his career. He brings his sharp insight honed from building practical technological solutions to The Strack Group.
Mr. James is a multi-talented, proven business leader who has achieved success in many diverse endeavors, from film to music to entrepreneurship. He is currently involved in Battle Approved Motors, a startup creating elite UTVs, and he’s the creator and producer of the successful extreme sports film series “Mod Kids USA,” available on Prime Video. His out-of-the-box, creative instinct adds another layer of depth to The Strack Group’s Board of Advisors.