David M. Buicko, became a director of Green Earth Technologies, Inc. on September 9, 2010. Since 1986, Mr. Buicko has been the chief operating officer of the Galesi Group, a leading industrial real estate developer in the Northeast and owner of one of the largest, most versatile third-party logistics companies in the region. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the Galesi Group's operating divisions including commercial real estate, industrial parks, distribution and logistics and the exploration and production of natural resources. Mr. Buicko is a member of a variety of local professional, economic development and charitable organizations and is the current chairman of the Center for Economic Growth, a regional economic development organization. He also serves on the board of numerous privately held companies in the real estate, oil and gas industries. Mr. Buicko is a certified public accountant and a graduate of Siena College where he received a BBA degree in Accounting.
Director - Humbert D. Powell
Humbert D. Powell serves as a senior member of the Equity Capital Markets and Investment Banking Divisions of Sanders Morris Harris, which during the course of the last 4 years has raised more than $2.8 billion for more than 30 oil, gas and energy-related transactions. Before joining SMH Capital in 1996, Mr. Powell was the Chairman at Marleau, Lemire USA and Vice Chairman of Marleau, Lemire Securities, Inc. He also served as a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance Department of Bear Stearns & Co., with domestic and international responsibilities for the investment banking effort. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President and Director of E.F. Hutton & Co., where he was employed in various capacities for 18 years. Mr. Powell also sits on the board of trustees at Salem-Teikyo University, and previously served on the boards of Lottery Dynamics, Alliance Distribution, World Water Corporation, Endeavor International Corp. and Green Holdings Inc.
Interim CEO, Director - Walter F. Raquet
Walter F. Raquet, was one of the co-founders of Knight Securities. Since 2012 through April 2014 Mr. Raquet served as vice chairman of Bolton LLC, an investment management company. From 2004 to 2011 he was chairman of WR Platform Advisors LP, a technology platform and service provider of managed accounts for hedge fund investments. He was director and executive vice president of Knight Securities from 1998 through 2002. Before April 2000, Mr. Raquet was the chief operating officer of Knight Securities since its inception in 1995. From 1992 to 1994, he was a senior vice president with Spear, Leeds & Kellogg/Troster Singer managing their technology and marketing functions. From 1982 to 1992, Mr. Raquet was a partner at Herzog Heine & Geduld, Inc., a trading firm, where he directed the firm's technology and marketing efforts. Mr. Raquet was also corporate controller for PaineWebber Incorporated between 1980 and 1982. He was executive vice president of Cantor Fitzgerald from 1977 to 1980 and controller for Weeden & Co. from 1968 to 1976. He is a CPA and practiced at the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse. Mr. Raquet received a B.S. degree in Accounting from New York University in 1966.
Paul N. Andrecola P.E. PhD Chief Director of R&D and Formulations
Dr. Paul Andrecola is a renowned colloidal chemist currently serving as Chief Scientist at InventeK Colloidal Cleaners and Chief Research Scientist for Green Earth Technologies, Inc. Dr. Andrecola has designed and developed safe, eco-friendly plant-based NANO solutions that include well stimulation and oil field cleaners, degreasers, solvents, soil remediation products, fire suppression systems and bio-based pesticides. His manufacturing process is based on the science of colloidal chemistry which produces a NANO scale colloidal micelle, the workhorse behind his products’ effectiveness as cleaning and degreasing agents.