Chairman of the Board of Directors
David Schwedel is the Founder of ENCINA. Mr. Schwedel has a demonstrable career in building businesses and creating shareholder value for more than 25 years. He has a depth of experience in complex cross-border financing, project financing, and global capital markets. Mr. Schwedel has been responsible for completing more than $2.1 Billion in financing for various businesses over his career. He previously served as the Senior Vice President of OLMC Group, a Venture Capital firm. He was the founder of Florida Marine Management (MAREX), which he grew from a $2 million investment into a $550 million NASDAQ listed company. He served as the lead investor for notable energy technology companies within the gasification, FCR, and petrochemical sectors. He also founded Corallum, a diversified holding and investment enterprise with interests in energy, energy technology, and corporate finance. Mr. Schwedel is a member or advocate of several Florida charitable organizations. He has also been appointed the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Miami Waterkeeper.