Our SFRC management team understands the relationship between job development, business operations and financial success that meet our EB5 investors’ goals.
Tom Henderson has a history of successful business ventures. He started Avalon Bay Foods, Inc. (ABF) as an import/export value added seafood company. Tom was President and CEO of ABF. He developed the business by leveraging overseas joint ventures in Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, including export ventures with British Petroleum (BP Nutrition-N.V.). He grew the business to several thousand employees based in the Bay Area and worldwide and then successfully marketed and sold the business to a multi-national strategic buyer.
Tom has vast experience with hands on leveraging partnerships to create value. He has a strong background in real estate, international trade, financial services, imports/exports, retail distribution, sales and marketing. As an entrepreneur, Tom has generated more than $1 billion in business revenues in his career. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. Tom served for six years in the U.S. Navy. Tom is a member of the ChinaSF Advisory Board in San Francisco to provide strategic guidance, networks, and connections to ChinaSF.
Leeds Disston is a principal and managing member of Casalina & Disston, a general practice law firm serving high asset individual and business clients in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 30 years. As a securities attorney, Leeds is a critical SFRC team member guiding the legal development of the entities that become EB-5 projects.
Leeds graduated from Stanford University and the University of Southern California Law School. He has personally litigated cases with major U.S. banks and insurance companies and now focuses on business formation and estate planning.