Board of Advisors
John Dvor is a healthcare executive focused on leading breakthroughs in medical science and life-saving technology, with over twenty years of leadership as a serial entrepreneur, investor and advisor. He serves as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at MIR Scientific. Previously, he was Managing Director at Miraki Innovation, and was co-founder of Tufts Health Ventures, the direct investment division for Tufts Health Plan. Past leadership roles were at ReMed Life Sciences, iRobot Corporation, and the Aga Khan Development Fund. Mr. Dvor graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s Degree with honors. He served in the US Marine Corps at The White House.
George Svedloff, originally from Moscow, Russia, graduated from Columbia University in NY. Mr. Svedloff has been working in software since graduation, spent over 18 years in Silicon Valley, CA. For the past 14 years Mr. Svedloff has been working in financial software. Currently, Mr. Svedloff manages a group of software developers for a Forex trading platform. George loves what he does, things never get boring and there is a new problem to solve almost every day.
Semi Spahillari was born in Albania and grew up on a beautiful island in Greece. At a very young age he became successful in soccer and played professionally overseas and in the United States. After graduating from Harvard University, Mr. Spahillari established a Gold Brokering business with International ties. After the successful sale of his business he found his calling in the Finance. He is currently a Financial Advisor at NY Life Securities, specializing in retirement planning. Sami has been nationally ranked as one of the best up and coming professionals in Finance with multiple awards. One of his top achievements is being a Million Dollar Round Table Advisor, where he surrounds himself with some of the brightest minds in Finance.
Mr. Spahillari is proud to be a part of Sky International Center and is passionate about learning and getting to know different cultures. www.newyorklife.com/agent/sspahillari
Million Dollar Round Table
New York Life / NY LIFE SECURITIES
Registered Representative offering securities through NYLIFE Securities LLC (member FINRA/SIPC)
201 Jones Rd, Waltham MA 02451 Cell: 617-959-2182
Lev Agranovich, EA, CFC, MSA, AMA - President
Lev is a Founder and Managing Partner of AGS TAX GROUP. He specializes in business, personal and estate planning. Lev leverages tax strategies to promote business and personal tax planning to help his clients achieve their goals. Lev is IRS Enrolled Agent. (Enrolled agents, like attorneys, have unlimited practice rights. This means they are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, what types of tax matters they can handle, and which IRS offices they can represent clients before.) His extensive experience in the field of finance has allowed him to acquire expertise in the practical applications of tax law in a variety of areas, including individual income taxation, partnerships, and closely held corporations. He has extensive experience providing accounting services to non-profit organizations as well as to businesses in the hospitality, restaurant, retail, and real estate industries. Lev graduated from Mercy College with BSc degree and APUS University with a MS and MBA degree in Accounting. He is an Accredited Management Accountant and a Fellow of the American Academy of Financial Management. Lev is a Certified Forensic Consultant and a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. Lev is currently a member of the National Society of Accountants (NSA), the Massachusetts Association of Accountants (MAPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of Tax Preparers (NATP) .
Bérénice Charrez recently graduated with a PhD in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley where she was growing human heart tissue into microfluidic systems to improve state-of-the-art drug screening platforms. Ms. Charrez just started a postdoc at Harvard, part of the biostasis team where they develop chemical compounds triggering a state of suspended animation. Bérénice is also a passionate sailor, triathlete and kitesurfer, always keen to explore and share adventures with friends. She really cherishes meeting new people, learning about their interesting life story and spend unique moments in various settings. Bérénice cannot wait to leverage her skills to help Sky International Center become a one-of-a-kind community of talented people.
Rob Kulathinal is a scientist, musician, and avid gardener. Based in Philadelphia, Rob leads an evolutionary genomics laboratory at Temple University where his team studies how life evolves. His current projects range from extending Darwin’s work on sexual selection and speciation to understanding the role of sex-biased genes and genetic ancestry in disease. With an international team of collaborators, Rob’s work has allowed him to explore the diversity of life on our planet including organizing field trips in Panama to collect lizards, probing the ocean floor for corals in a small submarine, and identifying archaic human remains in Serbia. While his work spans the empirical to the theoretical, Rob is also developing new ways to integrate disciplines from biology, humanities and the arts through digitality.
Eddie Vo is born in Boston and has been doing web development for 15 years. He has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 5 years in the digital data science space before starting his company, VE Digital, in 2017. He won the Gold Award for Website Design for Small Businesses at the 16th Annual Davey Awards. His clients include Fortune 500 biotech companies and as well as other medium to large U.S enterprises. Eddie strives to engage his community by using media-driven initiatives to give back.