The Northern Rockies Regional Center Management Team has over a half a century of experience in global business development and investment.
Managing Director, Edward J. Wetherbee, is a principal of CVM Funds, an investment and business development partner in the NRRC. The prior CVM Funds supported over 60 companies in 25 years, with primary locations in Colorado, New Mexico, and Montana. He is currently co-developer of $225 million mixed-use river-front real estate development project in the heart of Missoula, Montana.
Mr. Wetherbee was a developer and president of three environmentally friendly natural gas fired electrical co-generation projects, and president of an agribusiness company growing premium produce in greenhouses, supplying large regional distribution centers.
He is currently on the Executive Committee and is the recent past-chairman of the Montana Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs (MADE), which supports the University of Montana Entrepreneurship program.
Managing Director, Arnold E. Sherman is an internationally recognized expert in new market strategies and has worked and traveled in more than 90 countries. Since 1987, Sherman has served as president of Global Development Services, Inc., an international representational and advisory firm. Sherman is the founder and former chairman of the American Center for International Leadership, the premier organization for introducing emerging leaders of the world to their counterparts, particularly in developing democracies.
Mr. Sherman served as the Executive Director of the Montana World Trade Center and as Adjunct Professor of the School of Business Administration at The University of Montana from 1997-2014.
Asian Business Development Manager, Todd Jackson, holds a Bachelor's of Science with an emphasis on International Management and Minors in Chinese and Asian Studies from The University of Montana. He is a former student of President and CEO Arnold E. Sherman. After graduating from The University of Montana, Todd studied Mandarin at Yuxi Normal University in Yunnan, China, while owning and operating small businesses. During his University time in both the U.S. and China, Todd worked as a full time summer seasonal professional whitewater wilderness guide for Rocky Mountain River Tours on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. He most recently worked as a Congressional Staffer for U.S. Senator Max Baucus where he focused on natural resources, public lands, housing, and the banking sectors.
Counsel to Northern Rockies Regional Center, LLC, Brandon Meyer, is Principal of Meyer Law Group, a full service immigration firm located in Solona Beach, California. Mr. Meyer received his Juris Doctorate (Law) degree from The University of San Diego School of Law, his Masters of Arts in East Asian Studies from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from American University. Mr Meyer is a member in good standing of the Bar of the State of Connecticut and the District of Columbia. He is also the author of several noteworthy articles on business immigration and EB-5.