Chief Executive Officer and Director
Kenneth (Kenny) Hill was appointed CEO in January 2012, and had previously served as Victory's Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed to the Board of Directors in April 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hill held titles of Interim CEO, VP of Operations and VP of Investor Relations for the U.S. subsidiary of a publicly traded oil and gas company on the Australian Stock Exchange. Since 2001, Hill, through his private endeavors has raised several million dollars of venture capital, personally invested in and consulted for a number of successful entrepreneurial ventures across a variety of industries, including oil and gas. Kenny began his business career as one of the original 20 employees of Dell, Inc. and during his 16 years with the company served in variety of management positions including manufacturing, sales, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining Dell, Kenny studied Business Management and Business Marketing at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University). While at Dell, Mr. Hill continued his education at The University of Texas Graduate School of Business Executive Education program, The Aspen Institute and the Center for Creative Leadership. He is a team builder with a unique set of proven leadership, management and technical skills.
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Renee Opelt is currently a contract employee and is the Company “Acting CFO”. Renee has expertise in SEC reporting, corporate accounting, internal controls, auditing, financial planning and analysis. She started her career in public accounting and worked in the Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution practice at KPMG, LLP in their Stamford, CT office. Renee has been a consultant with Bridgepoint Consulting since December 2013. Most recently she assisted a public client with SEC reporting and restatement of previously filed financial statements. Prior to that she was interim Controller for a publicly traded biotech company. Prior to joining Bridgepoint Consulting, Mrs. Opelt held controllership roles at Astrotech Corp. in Austin, Texas and Neopost in Milford, CT.
Renee received an MBA from the University of Hartford and a BS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut.