Mr. Emerson is the President of CapVance Capital, Inc., which is focused on early-stage and venture private placements. He is an NASD-registered broker with extensive financial, marketing and project management experience in a variety of international high- and low-technology industries.
Mr. Emerson has developed a nation-wide network of Private Equity conferences, at which scores of companies have presented their value proposition to hundreds of individual and institutional investors. He is also an entrepreneur, having started and operated companies for over twenty years, of which ten years were spent in the telecommunications field throughout the US and Latin America. He is fluent in Spanish and has grammatical and conversational skills in French, Portuguese and Japanese.
Mr. Emerson's community involvement includes active roles in expanding educational, investment, and business development opportunities in Texas. These include member of the Rice Alliance Advisory Board, president of the board of Houston Achievement Place, member of The Coronado Club, past-president of the Jones School Alumni Association at Rice University, associate member of the Silver Fox Advisors, graduate of the Center for Houston's Future program, and membership to the NASD District 6 Committee.
Mr. Emerson received his B.A. with Honors in Spanish and Economics from Hamilton College in New York and his M.B.A. from the Jones School of Administration at Rice University.