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Mazi Ghorbani

Executive Chairman, Founder, Inventor & CEO @ Advance International, Inc

Mr. Ghorbani has been a serious entrepreneur and inventor, having founded and led several successful companies including being the founder and president of Advance International, Inc. and co-inventor of the Seavior System, Advance Protein Powder, and Super Omega 3 oil manufacturing. He is also the owner of a food ingredient products company, Red Gold Saffron. Also he is the co-founder of Pledge to Humanity, a non-profit organization dedicated to humanitarian relief around the world. He has pioneered innovative companies in various fields, such as AVA (Advanced Vehicle Armory) inventing numerous unique manufacturing methods and devices for executive protection vehicle manufacturing and Diamond Seal & Keytronics Vehicle Security Systems. His main passion is his efforts in fighting global starvation and malnutrition among children around the world.


Verne L. Murray

Board of Directors

Mr. Murray, managing director, is responsible for originating new loan production for Walker & Dunlop in California and the Western United States. He specializes in multifamily financing for both Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac, and has been a production leader during his 30-year career. Mr. Murray joined Walker & Dunlop in February 2009 in conjunction with the firm’s acquisition of Column Guaranteed, and had previously been with Column Guaranteed since October 2005. Prior to this, Mr. Murray worked for Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage, and Bankers Mutual for almost 25 years with over $6 billion in originations during his career.

Mr. Murray attended the University of Southern California and previously served on the Freddie Mac Advisory Council and is located in Northern California in the San Francisco Bay area.

Chip Meyers

Chip Mayers

Global Public Affairs, Board of Directors

Chip Meyers spent 38 years at UPS, retiring as Vice President Corporate Public Affairs. Chip joined the Washington, DC UPS team in 2004 handling policy for UPS Supply Chain Solutions Healthcare Logistics, Aerospace & Defense, UPS Veterans, UPS Business Development, The UPS Store, and the UPS Congressional Awareness Program.

Chip’s passion for helping others grew at UPS under the belief that in building up others, you build yourself. His support for philanthropic causes, especially for our veterans, as well as youth education and nutrition, is well documented. As an advisor, and investor his commitment and a network of contacts within federal government, agencies, and like-minded stakeholders will assist in promoting APP - A Perfect Protein.