Partner Advisory Group

Our expansive team of business experts offer entrepreneurs and inventors real world insights so you don’t have to learn every lesson the hard way. Success is a joint effort and our resources become yours when you’ve been selected as a portfolio partner.

Lauren Wiswall is CoFounder and Chief Product Officer at where her passion and commitment to scale coaching globally stems from her prior work as a mental health therapist and executive coach. She helped found based on the belief that the coaching industry needed a scalable technology solution for coaching practice management.
Ken brings over thirty years in leadership positions in sales, marketing and operations, with a consistent record of overachievement. He has been a founding member of organizations from inception to unicorn status, and traveled the world working with the global organizations helping them fuel growth.
John has a proven track record of developing, launching and managing strategic initiatives within a multitude of industries. He specializes in business development and new customer acquisition, and has an effective ability to communicate a company’s vision and value proposition, while providing the expertise to scale business, and drive companies to exceed forecasts.
Chris' mission is to use his decades of utility industry innovation experience to instantiate new technologies which make the world a better place. He has been an adjunct professor at California State University, Long Beach and held management positions in the business strategy, intellectual property, information technology, finance and human resources functions.
Joy has built a life and career in inspiring others to have the courage to step outside their comfort zone to discover new opportunities. As an educator and business owner, she has a special enthusiasm for working with entrepreneurs to help them bring their product to market. She has 10+ years of experience developing and launching products for respected brands which have landed in retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, and QVC.
Jamison is an accounting and finance professional with Big4 pedigree and leadership experience in private, public and non-profit companies. With his experience and degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas school of business, Jamison serves as a premier consultant and partner advisor to Ideal Strategic Partners
Mark is strategic business development consultant IPSecureTech LLC which works to increase client revenues. He teams with ideal Strategic Partners portfolio companies specializing in structuring relationships and providing guidance to initiate new market entry and continued growth in existing markets.
Jude is a competent, reliable leader with excellent people skills, who learns and adapts rapidly to new situations, synthesizes ideas, and solves problems to accomplish organizational goals and objectives. His areas of expertise help Ideal Strategic Partners in several industries and provide strong financial acumen to help our portfolio companies scale and meet operational and financial goals.
Kevin is founder of The Idea Guy® which helps people create new ideas that solve problems through speaking, workshops, training and consulting. These specialized programs and services teach people to become more creative, facilitates innovation for teams, and helps leaders to build systemic creativity.
John is President of Revel8tion Media, a media and communications firm set up to serve the Hispanic community by offering affordable and valuable media distribution across a plethora of industry verticals. John is passionate about raising awareness of the Hispanic community by spearheading many programs designed to advance others and elevate the community.
Russel McHugh serves as an advisor partner for our portfolio companies seeking expertise in applications and product development. His vast background working with companies includes technology and applications in Internet of Things, embedded systems, ruggedized devices, connected car systems- mapping and next generation telematics solutions deployments, driver behavior and mobile TV content management services.
David is CEO of Renovatio Labs, a full service marketing agency. David assists our partners with specific projects to help ISP’s marketing initiatives. David’s passion is helping entrepreneurs create and define their uniqueness and value proposition helps position them as a premier provider and creates a marketing strategy that dynamically drives sales.
Jan is principal at Ocean Wolf Consulting and works with Ideal Strategic Partner’s portfolio of entrepreneurs on a selected basis to help design and build organizations, teams and products. The process of identifying new opportunities, assessing alternative solutions, selling the concept to investors, executing the plan and then seeing the product in use is what he most enjoys.
Kimberly is President of IPSecureTech LLC and has a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Kimberly provides our first time founders with services to help establish their company/legal entity and assist in setting up the initial business operations. She is skilled in customer service, organization and time management, marketing, team building, and training.
Adam is founder of Aeon law where he builds High Tech IP portfolios with his clients and counsels them on business-savvy IP strategies. As a Partner Advisor at Ideal Strategic Partners, he handles patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and related transactions and licensing for our portfolio partners.
Mark is president of Echelon Management, a growth and turnaround consultant, syndicated writer, professional speaker and advisor to owners and CEO’s. He is the author of Growth or Bust! Proven Turnaround Strategies to Grow Your Business, published by Career Press and High Growth Levers published by Pelican Publishing.Mark has worked with and interviewed many Fortune 500 CEO’s and top turnaround CEOs.
Jane is the founder of She is a Life-Biz Organizer, Author, Director and University Instructor who found her passion by de-cluttering spaces and business processes. She is also referred to as a "Structure Strategist" who loves to help companies and individuals get more organized. One of her passions is to help and work with women entrepreneurs in helping them stay focused on their priorities.
Katie heads up community and partnership development at Tale Tree and she is founder of Truli Uli, headquartered in Dallas. She is a consultant, organizer, and business planner for numerous organizations and works towards a specialty in combining research and development and activism.
Tom is a seasoned senior executive with over 30 years in defense and aerospace at corporate, senior, and middle management levels. Technical background combined with 10 years in program management and 10 years in business development. He is actively involved in the San Diego technology community. Entrepreneur-in-Residence at UCSD's CONNECT and board member for the San Diego chapter of ACT-IAC.
As a past President at Crawford and company, Jose is a seasoned executive skilled at growing and scaling companies. As a partner advisor to ISP, Jose helps newly minted founders with overall operational and go to market strategies. He is an expert on federal contract development and processes which helps guide our founders seeking federal traction and sales.
David works with ISP’s portfolio partners in numerous capacities. He assists in developing operational systems to help scale their business. David has spent years capturing global clients for enterprise computer software manufacturers and his unique combination of technical sales, product and field marketing experience is of strong value to our partners as they navigate growing their business.
Sherese is an entrepreneurial-minded strategist and leader. She is proactive in adapting to change, problem-solving, discovering opportunities, and delivering solutions to challenges. Her specialties include: Strategic Planning and implementation, Business Transformation, Process Improvement, Market Research, Competitive Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Business Development, Portfolio, program, and project management.
Fred has over 30 years of experience in finance and operations ranging from being a founder of an HVAC systems control company to CFO roles in multiple public and private companies and institutions. Currently retired, Fred still assists several organizations to ensure fiscal responsibility as well as being a strategic advisor to help companies scale and grow.
Evangelina (Eva) Marshall is the Owner/CEO of SoCal Beach Property, Inc. serving the real estate industry for 20 years. With a background as a Woman owner operator, her entrepreneurial experience helps guide our portfolio of woman owned founders to focus on building their business by utilizing all the resources available to them.
Eric is a hobby serial inventor who has created several products and applications in automotive, powersport and industrial industries. He is a great problem solver, with stellar experience leading and building teams to install, test, upgrade and maintain a variety of electronics, electrical, plumbing, general construction and telecommunications circuitry, including networks.
Fred is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully launched and scaled several businesses over his 30+ year business tenure. He serves as a unique advisor due to his plethora of experiences in various sectors and industries including medical, automotive and transportation, telecommunications, oil and gas, and construction to name a few.
Michele is Founder and Principal at mPower Consulting. She has been instrumental in leading multiple successful product developments from strategy to launch. She is experienced in communicating product roadmap and proposed plans to executive management and Boards and leading organizations through the process of transforming business strategy to execution.
Robert is Director of Broadway Capital Partners and assists with portfolio partners to help scale their businesses and provide mentorship and counsel in financial matters. Robert also provides guidance and coaching to newly minted founders in a multitude of business areas and industries.
Mark James, CPC is the President of Hire Consulting Services and is a Certified Personnel Consultant that has been providing one-to-one executive career transition coaching services for 22+ years. HCS specializes in executive career transition coaching for middle, senior, and C Suite executives in career transition, planning to change jobs, or exploring self-employment.
Jason is a versatile and experienced leader enabling individuals and ecosystems to thrive in complex environments. Originally a UX designer, his skills centered on product management. Rooted as a “product person,” he focuses on methods to visualize product objectives. The spirit of invention has led Jason to create many new things, partially represented by his 304 granted patents.
Tim is an accomplished Executive with 20 years of successfully spearheading growth within the three-tiered alcohol beverage system, building brands and customer relations calling on grocery chain HQ buyers, distributors and industry leaders

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