Alexander Colton possesses a tremendous work ethic and determination to solve problems as they arise. He has a keen understanding of real world issues and develops ways to positively impact the situation and manipulate problems into opportunities. Alexander is a recent graduate of the College of William and Mary with a BS in Computational & Applied Mathematics & Statistics and a BA in Economics. Over the past four years Alexander developed a keen ability to solve real world problems meshing economic and mathematical approaches. Alexander is the Founder and CEO of Cosmos Pharmaceuticals LLC a start up working to develop solutions to combat prescription medication abuse epidemic. Prior to the formation of Cosmos, Alexander experienced first hand the devastating and lasting effects of addiction in his family.
In 2017, Alexander and I came together to form Cosmos Pharmaceuticals and create the FortisKap. Growing up in the valley of Virginia, I regularly witnessed the devastation of opioid and prescription drug abuse. After continuing to witness this abuse throughout our time at college, Alexander and I decided to face this challenge head-on and address the lack of prescription medication security and abuse prevention. It is through FortisKap that we hope to prevent individuals and their families from having to endure the tragic consequences resulting from prescription drug abuse.
Mohan Peter MD is a leadership coach and mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs and young professionals. His Leadership Coaching Certification came through the Georgetown University Leadership Coaches program in 2013. An Adjunct Professor at the Raymond J. Mason Business School at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA, Mohan works with MBA and undergraduate students at the College.
Mohan’s experience in the domain of coaching has been a turning point in his life. He began to realize the value of coaching and started to reflect on his own life and the impact coaching would have had on several inflection points in his career. He is thus motivated to make coaching available to leaders at all levels to help their growth, development and success through opportunities they do not often visualize on their own. This is his passion and purpose – to coach for effective change.
Prior to becoming a professional coach Mohan was a cardiac surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, Chief of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery at York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania and Founder and Principal Cardiac surgeon at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Mohan was involved in the startup and development of First Capital Bank in York, Pennsylvania. He served on the Board of Directors of the bank for years till the bank eventually became part of BB &T Banking Corporation.
Additionally, Mohan was President of local Chapter of American Heart Association, President of County Medical Society and served as Delegate to the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Currently, he serves on the Advisory Board of Sentara Hospital in Williamsburg, VA and is the Lead Volunteer providing speakers on career counseling to the Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, VA.
Andrew has been representing emerging growth companies for over 20 years, both in a general counsel capacity and in all manner of transactions, including venture capital and other financings; mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; strategic partnerships, joint ventures and other collaborations; and restructurings and entity conversions. Much of his work involves technology companies, including innovative energy companies; digital media, internet and information technology companies; high-tech manufacturing and distribution companies; and medical information technology, device, pharmaceutical and other life sciences companies. He also represents nonprofit organizations, including private foundations and public charities exempt under I.R.C. sections 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6), as well as Benefit Corporations.
Andrew currently serves on the board of UnBoundRVA, a non-profit organization that identifies, mentors and supports entrepreneurs from underserved communities in the Richmond area. Andrew is a past President of The Venture Forum, the Richmond-based community of innovators, entrepreneurs and capital providers, and is a past Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Virginia Bar Association.
Chris Colton founded Hexis Energy Trading, LLC in 2009 with long-time friend and business partner Bret DeBenedictis to trade virtual power contracts in the U.S. With an economics degree from the College of William and Mary, a masters degree from Indiana University’s top-ranked MPA school in environmental economics and over 25 years of power market and hedge fund experience, Chris’ strengths are financial analysis, forecasting, price formation and strategic vision. At Hexis, Chris focuses his energy primarily on strategic planning, risk management, asset allocation and general company oversight.
The partners at Hexis believe that a team approach to trading, with open communication among all members, produces better profit and a positive working environment the result of which is longevity among company members; to date, not one member has left. Both Bret and Chris are proud of the success in trading at Hexis and the team we have built.
Hexis, a market leader in energy trading, builds algorithms and other trading strategies using advanced modeling methods based upon market fundamentals and technical indicators with a robust and effective risk management overlay to maintain a conservative risk profile. As a company devoted to trading virtual power contracts at RTOs/ISOs, the Founding Members recognize that dynamic risk management is not possible and therefore, static risk management, or assessment of risk before trades are entered, places heavy burden on analysis and strategy development. To this end, Hexis employs the scientific method of strategy development, whereby various ideas are discussed among team members, an hypothesis is then developed and tested. The final goal of any strategy is robust performance, not maximized performance; risk adjusted returns are more important than pure alpha.
Personally, Chris is proud to be a volunteer executive board member at the Downtown YMCA in Wilmington, Delaware where: thousands of children are taught water safety, most with a scholarship; over a hundred local youth find safety before and after school, 90% are totally covered by scholarships; and where the Black Achievers program supports local high school students who excel academically.