Education Fund of America was founded by Greg Wing . Mr Wing is dedicated to creating the best public charter schools in the United States while providing EB-5 investors with a fast and secure path to U.S. citizenship. In addition the collaboration has resulted in outstanding investor results, averaging less than 2-1/2 years return on investment for education projects.
We are confident that our knowledge and experience can help guide you in your process through EB-5 investing. We are especially confident in our ability to provide you with a safe, secure and predictable EB-5 investment. Read more on the Seven C’s of EB-5 Investment in the Education Fund of America Learning Center and attend the Seven C’s Webinar. Read below for more information about Education Fund of America co-founders.
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.
Greg also co-founded and is a Principal of Green Card Fund, a USCIS-approved Regional Center in Arizona www.greencardfund.com. He spun off Education Fund of America to be a specialized financing entity that exclusively finances charter schools via the EB-5 program through direct affiliation with Green Card Fund.
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. Mike has completing construction on 41 charter schools, with many more in the development schedule. Find more info here: www.amercd.com.
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.
Mike has a B.A., Engineering/Construction Management, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA.
Executive, Vice President, COO
Education Fund of America, LLC
Bob heads up all operations for EFA, including charter school investment originations, investment approvals legal documents and EB-5 funding.
Previously, Bob was the CEO of a large international “public” company, was a managing partner of a New England based law firm and was once voted to be one of the top corporate attorneys in New England. Bob has vast experience with securities matters, involving both public and private offering. Bob was also the Corporate Counsel for Bedford International in the late 1990’s.
Mr. Lloyd holds a J.D. University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce Law Center, and a B.S from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Peter Chan Ph.D.
President & CEO Education Group of America, LLC
Dr. Chan is a noted international expert on educational curriculum and technologies, and leads the consulting activities of the Education Group (“EGA”). This company helps create business and cultural exchange issues between: schools in China and the USA, (mostly by establishing U.S. based schools in China) and bringing Chinese children to US schools. For example, Dr. Chan has established international schools in China, including Beijing #4’s International School (considered the number one high school in China), as well as other international schools throughout China. Peter is currently Senior Academic Advisor for Beijing #4 High School.
Peter also serves as an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University in Utah.
He is a featured speaker internationally on education matters including programs sponsored by Harvard University, Cornell University and others. Dr. Chan holds degrees: MS, Brigham Young University, MS Brigham Young University and Ph.D. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. USA
Peter is a member of the EFA Board.
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.
Vice President Business Development
Education Fund of America, LLC
Ryan is responsible for identifying and developing long term relationships and EB-5 investment opportunities with high performing schools, developers, foundations in the public charter school environment. Previously, Ryan was a Director in the Education Investments group of a $4 billion publicly traded real estate investment trust where he identified and invested $570,000,000 in over 60 new public charter schools.
Prior to this, Ryan worked in a venture capital firm and was also a trader for a major institutional investment management company in New York City. Ryan has extensive experience with startup organizations in the education industry, especially public charter schools, as well as expertise in investment valuation and portfolio management.
Ryan holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Finance from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, and a B.S from Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.