Two-time CEO David Briskie laid the foundations for his more than two decades of dynamic success in executive leadership and business development with a rigorous education. Even before beginning his undergraduate career, Mr. Briskie demonstrated superior academic and athletic skill by winning the coveted Paul DeLorenzo scholar-athlete award at his high school, in addition to many other significant accolades. In 1979, David Briskie matriculated at Fordham University in New York City, where he pursued varied coursework in finance and marketing with a world-renowned faculty. In 1983, Mr. Briskie graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing. He then took the experience he garnered from his undergraduate studies to embark on a successful career as an executive manager and entrepreneur. At present, David Briskie serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Javalution Coffee Company, owner of the JavaFit brand. A former private investor in the company, Mr. Briskie now leverages his considerable expertise toward expanding the business’ market presence and increasing value for investors. Since 2007, Mr. Briskie led the acquisition of a roasting company and took the fully vertical coffee roasting and distribution company public in October of 2009. It trades under the stock symbol JCOF.PK. Prior to assuming leadership of Javalution Coffee Roasters, David Briskie led sister companies Drew Pearson Marketing, Inc., (DPM) and Drew Pearson International (DPI) as Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his 18-year career that began as an Executive Vice President with DPM, David Briskie substantially increased revenues, managed global expansion, oversaw a major merger, and took the companies public. In addition to his active professional life, David Briskie regularly supports his local community through charitable contributions and community service. Mr. Briskie volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, the Austin Street Homeless Shelter, and a local shelter for women who are victims of domestic violence. He has also demonstrated his commitment to improving the lives of children both at home and abroad through donations to Naomi’s Village, an orphanage in Kenya, Africa; Kids Matter International; and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.