Board of Directors
Mr. Christian Briggs co-founded Cinsay Inc. (“Cinsay”) in 2007, which is engaged in the development of an interactive advertising, marketing and e-commerce video platform. From 2009 to 2016, Mr. Briggs served as Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer Cinsay. While Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Briggs raised in excess of $130 million of institutional and venture capital funds to build out the online interactive video platform. In addition, Mr. Briggs was the leading intellectual property scientist, where he worked directly with the company’s intellectual property team and its attorneys in both the United States and overseas.
Chief Executive Officer
Leslie Ball is the sole member of our board of directors and is our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ball has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cinsay, Inc. since 2009. Before that, Mr. Ball was the Chief Executive Officer and president of Corral West Ranchwear. Under his guidance, the company became one of the largest retailers of western and workware and grew to 140 locations in the United States. At Montgomery Ward Corporation, Mr. Ball was President of Softgoods and Foreign Offices as well as Executive Vice President, where he headed its apparel business. His retail experience also encompasses another 22 years in various executive roles at R.H. Macy, Inc., including President of Macy's East, President of Macy's Wholesale, President of Macy's South, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Macy's Midwest. Mr. Ball attended the Detroit Institute of Technology.
Harlan R. Ribnik, M.D.
Dr. Ribnik is a licensed anesthesiologist and pain management specialist actively practicing in Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho. He began private practice in Wyoming in 1989. Since 2005, he has limited his practice to pain management. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Ribnik is a clinical instructor at the University of Wyoming College of Human Medicine.
Dr. Ribnik is a Board Certified Diplomate of The American Board of Anesthesiology (the "ABA") and he also holds a subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine from the ABA. In addition he is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr. Ribnik received a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Colorado Boulder, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado Boulder, and his M.D. from the University of Colorado School of Medicine Denver. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver.
Dr. Ribnik served as a Major in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army Reserve, and a Major in the Civil Air Patrol. He currently resides in Wyoming.
Steven W. Farkas
Assistant Dean and Director of the University of Wyoming College of Business since 2009, Mr. Farkas has been a dynamic and highly innovative senior operations executive throughout a career that, in addition to academia, has played out across various industries. Mr. Farkas has more than 15 years in the retail industry, most recently serving as COO for Corral West Ranchwear, Inc., the industry's largest specialty western wear company. Mr. Farkas has served as Strategic Advisor and Management Consultant to a long list of corporate clients, specializing in company turnarounds, start-ups, mergers & acquisitions and organic growth strategies.
Mr. Farkas is a member of the State of Wyoming's Economic Diversity Advisory Committee, appointed by the Governor. In the past, he has served as Chairman of the Visit Cheyenne Board of Directors and a member of the Board of the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Farkas currently is a member on the State of Wyoming Business Council, the University of Wyoming College of Business Advisory Board, the University of Wyoming Leadership Academy, and the University of Wyoming Institutional Marketing Committee.
Mr. Farkas holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wyoming, Laramie.