Blue Moon Board Members

Tony Drexel Smith
Tony Drexel SmithChairman of the Board, Founder & CEO
Tony specializes in professional-grade business finance documentation and start-ups. Specific services include: Business plan development, due-diligence, Private Placement Memoranda (PPM) supporting documentation, validation of claims, assumption worksheets, research, and proforma development.
Tony has worked with over 700 clients in 22 industries since 1995. He has specifically completed hundreds of projects relating to business valuations, C-Level consulting-coaching, certified business planning, commercial bank credit applications, confidential business assessments, IB financing (Investment Banking), market planning, demographic research, market penetration modeling, non-complex credit applications, PPM (Private Placement RD 504-6) supporting documents, Title II (Crown fund RD 506(c), Crowd Funding and SBA loan packaging.

He lives and works in Las Vegas, Nevada, but works with clients throughout the world (all-hours, all time zones). He authored the book on business start-ups – The Essential Handbook for Small Businesses ISBN# 978-0-9840365-0-9 in 2011. He also wrote, published and distributed The Business Development Directory in 2008. He is a graduate of the University of La Verne with a degree in Business Administration with Cum Laude Honors.

Leslye Noel Galati
Leslye Noel GalatiCo-Founder, Director & Chief Of Administration
For over 10 years Leslye Galati has been serving small to medium enterprises in the capitalization process. Ms. Galati has been a senior project manager since 2003 having managed more than 100 companies through her executive management roles in Blue Moon Advisors, LLC, US Business Incubator, SUMATIICI, Inc. and SoCalBizOps, Inc.
Before initiating her career in business finance, Ms. Galati worked as a Buyer and Department Manager for Nordstrom from 1990 to 2005; her duties included ensuring employee growth and satisfaction, overseeing and maintaining customer service, communicating with upper management about department operations and needs as well as general supervision of department operations.
Ms. Galati serves Blue Moon Advisors in the critical areas of compliance and administration. She serves as the interim compliance officer and liaison with FINRA for registrations Forms D and C, supervises budgets, payroll, staff hiring, contracts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, document management and due diligence. Additionally, Ms. Galati is the primary coordinator of Blue Moon Advisory Services and serves as a liaison between the Clients and internal staff, executives, strategic partners and consultants.
Ms. Galati also serves her Clients as a Subject Matter Expert in Food & Beverage. She is a master of designing menus, recipes and overseeing test kitchen projects. She is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts, Pasadena, California, 2008
Constance Kern
Constance KernCo-founder, Director, Treasurer, Secretary & President
Relevant Industry Professional Experience Implemented a new department for Flight Attendants.
Conducted and created departments to cover:
• Interviews, training, scheduling.
• Successfully managed over 3000 Flight Attendants and Customer Service Representatives
• High Customer Service interaction.
• Knowledge of several airline computer systems.
• Professional History Customer Service Manager United Airlines Aspen Airlines Continental Airlines Station Manager
• Owner/Founder Miss Faces a skin care product line
• CEO Paradise Properties, major real estate development
• CEO I-Solar Energy- Renewable Energy Firm.
• CEO USINC- Private Holding Company
• Related Coursework
• Barnes School of Business
• Business/ Travel Industry Licenses
• Associates Degree Business
Scott Marchand
Scott MarchandDirector
Mr. Marchand has been involved in real estate development and finance since 1993. From 1993 through 2006, he was involved in many aspects in the real estate field that included appraisals, mortgage brokerage, construction management, project development and commercial finance.
Mr. Marchand is currently a Real Estate Developer specializing in Hotels, Apartments and structuring highly complex Commercial Financing.
Mr. Marchand is currently an Advisor to the Orlando EB-5 Regional Center, Blue Moon Consortium (a crowd funding platform) and technology startups,
Bill Attinger
Bill AttingerBoard Member & Director of Business Development
Bill Attinger has spent the last 20 years as a leader and innovator in growing, financing and grooming early stage and lower middle-market companies. Through his background in finance and investment banking, he knows how to quantitatively evaluate companies and advise them “by the numbers”. As a founder or co-founder of five companies and an adviser to dozens more, he has accumulated a depth of practical hands-on operational experience across a breadth of industries.
In addition to operations and finance, Mr. Attinger’s career includes a depth of experience in marketing, branding and business development for a wide variety of small and medium sized businesses, including the integration of social media and mobile marketing into a company’s commercial strategy. He understands how to leverage major social media platforms, online technologies and analytical tools to drive activation, enhance the customer experience and ultimately generate new business. As an investment banker for Morgan Stanley in the 1990’s, Mr. Attinger structured more than $1 billion of publicly-offered securities using innovative, derivative-based financing structures, and his derivative research has been published in the Financial Analysts Journal. Bill earned his Bachelors in economics and Masters in Finance from the University of Alabama.

In addition to his role at Blue Moon Advisors, Bill serves as a Managing Director, Venture Management, for Global Trust Group and serves on the Board of Directors for Raise the Money Inc. and Syndicate Ventures LLC.