Perry D. West

ATTORNEY, COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS LAW

Mr. West practices in the areas of business and corporate law including business formation, structure and opportunity development planning and real estate.  He has extensive experience  in representing businesses and families in dealing with the creation and protection of their businesses and assets including intellectual property.

 

Mr. West has represented a broad range of  companies and partnerships in formation and securities matters, both private and public including both stock and debt transactions.   He has represented companies and their owners from initial startup situations through mergers and business sale and or break up and dissolution.

 

Mr. West has had extensive business experience, serving as an officer and director of both private and public companies  in a broad range of industries

BACKGROUND

 Perry possesses an in-depth C suite experience in forming, running and divesting a wide range of companies , globally:  

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of New Global Energy, Inc. (NGEY), a company at the forefront of sustainable methods for producing seafood and Moringa on a 120-acre company owned farm located in the heart of the prolific Coachella Valley, California.

  • Director of VoiceLift, Inc., a privately-held telecommunications company, providing both wholesale and retail services, with administrative offices in Cocoa, Florida and technical facilities in Houston, Texas.The company’s broad local phone number footprint covers over 90% of the US, plus over 40 foreign countries.

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company which had operations primarily in Southern Louisiana and foreign operations on Irian Jaya, Indonesia.

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Interactive Technologies Corporation, a NASDAQ listed company and a technology company developing interactive digital media and interactive television programming. The Company acquired and proceeded with development of FCC licenses in support of its interactive television programming

  • A Partner in the consulting firm of Cambridge Equity, Inc., which acted as consultant to various domestic and foreign oil and gas companies including Asian Energy Corp. for which Mr. West structured international oil and gas joint ventures, partnerships and acquisitions in Indonesia.

  • Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President (co-founder) of American Financial Network(AFN). This was the first national computerized loan origination network in the U.S. It received the first exemption letter from the United State Department of Housing and Urban Development under RESPA to pay fees from the origination of home mortgages over its network. AFN was taken public in 1986-7 and traded on NASDAQ.

EDUCATION

The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida - B.A. 1968      

The Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida - J.D.   1974           

With Studies at Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C.

Perry graduated from the Army's Engineer Officer Candidate School. He received an officer's commission with the Military Intelligence branch and served with the United States Army Security Agency.