Education Fund of America was founded by Greg Wing. Mr. Wing is dedicated to providing funding to the best public charter schools in the United States while providing quality EB-5 projects to our agents all over the world.
The Education Fund is led by a team of investment experts that have over the last 25 years provided over $5.5 billion in loans to real estate based businesses located throughout all 50 states in the United States.
EFA has been helping public charter schools for more than five years. By the end of 2015, we will have provided funding to 20+ charter schools with over $60,000,000 in EB-5 capital. The total student enrollment at the EFA funded charter schools exceeds 15,000 children.
Read below for more information about management members and partners of Education Fund of America.
Greg Wing is President and CEO of Education Fund of America. He is also founder of Bedford International, a successful financial services firm founded in 1991 that specializes in corporate finance, specialized tax solutions and corporate incentive negotiations.
Bedford International has financed many billions (USD) to real estate developers and business entities located throughout all 50 states. Bedford Lending is an authorized commercial real estate lender for two US Governmental Agencies, HUD & USDA. This HUD lending company has financed numerous: healthcare, hospital and multifamily facilities. Bedford created a successful Wall Street based securitization entity in 1998 to finance Governmental leased properties, including US Post Offices. The Company also has operating divisions that have provided billions in specialized tax solutions and corporate incentives.
Earlier in his career Greg helped create two high tech companies and later took them public. He was a senior executive at several Fortune 500 companies, later providing turn-around consulting to Fortune 500 companies.
Greg Wing is a national speaker and published author on corporate finance and specialized corporate tax matters. He has served on numerous boards of directors at for-profit and not-for-profit business entities, including the board of a commercial bank. Further, he has served in leadership positions on many civic and church organizations.
Greg has a B.A., Economics, St. Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA.
Mike Morley is the founder of American Charter Development (ACD), a successful charter school development company. ACD has successfully completed more than 50 charter schools ranging from $3 million to $20 million in cost. Its track record includes one of the largest charter schools to open in the United States, American Leadership Academy – Spanish Fork, Utah.
ACD has a lineage that goes back over 32 years when Mike founded M-13 Construction, Inc., a successful commercial construction company. He is also a successful commercial real estate developer with numerous successful projects. Mike’s companies have built dozens of educational facilities including district schools, school administration facilities and university buildings in addition to charter schools.
Mike Morley’s long history of successful management of construction projects numbering in the hundreds, as well as his commercial development experience, have allowed him to assemble a highly skilled team that is knowledgeable in all aspects of charter school development – from initial site selection to construction and marketing – to successful management of schools.
Additionally, Mike Morley has served as an elected Representative in the Utah State Legislature for the past 10 years. He currently serves as the Chairman of legislative oversight for Higher Education in Utah. Previously he served as the Chair of legislative oversight for the Utah Department of Commerce.
President, FMZ Advisors, LLC and Venture Feasibility, LLC
Frank and his companies provide initial project due diligence services in the form of market studies and on-going school evaluations. Frank is a member of the EFA board.
Mr. Yanez has over 30 years of experience with the American education systems. During the past 15 years, Mr. Yanez had personally helped over 120 charter schools become established successes. Venture Feasibility, LLC provides market feasibility analysis and strategy for new charter schools.
During his career, Mr. Yanez has helped more than 30 schools finance and build their own school facilities and has assisted with the tax-exempt municipal bond purchase financing of 19 charter schools. Frank currently serves on the boards of four charter schools.
In 2010, Frank was elected to a leadership position of Arizona Charter School Association.