Leadership

Magnate Worldwide admires strong leaders, dedicated to doing business right. We seek partners who want to create opportunities, build the right kind of growth, realize returns, and are complementary to our current leadership team.

Dante Fornari

Chairman & CEO

Dante Fornari

Chairman & CEO

Dante Fornari is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Magnate Worldwide.

Marco Hanlon

EVP, Member Board of Directors

Marco Hanlon

EVP, Member Board of Directors

Under Marco Hanlon’s leadership, TrumpCard has built a dynamic brand and culture that showcases many of the brightest people in logistics along with a robust, best-in-class logistics software and IT platform.

Tim Sether

CFO

Tim Sether

CFO

Tim Sether is responsible for the company’s overall finance function, with an emphasis on financial reporting, cash flow, and financial planning.

Kristi McFarland

Chief People and Sustainability Officer

Kristi McFarland

Chief People and Sustainability Officer

Kristi McFarland brings 25 years of experience to her role and leads the company’s ESG strategy, talent management, and human resource functions building capabilities for future growth.

Ryan Cech

VP of Corporate Strategy & Development

Ryan Cech

VP of Corporate Strategy & Development

Ryan leads the sourcing, execution and integration of M&A transactions and strategy. Ryan joined Magnate in 2022 and brings 18 years of corporate finance, M&A and strategy experience.

Wes Elliott

VP of Accounting & Finance

Wes Elliott

VP of Accounting & Finance

Wes Elliott serves as Vice President of Accounting and Finance overseeing financial reporting, treasury, and accounting policy.

Brian Summers

VP of Technology

Brian Summers

VP of Technology

Brian Summers brings with him over 25 years of technical expertise in the transportation, supply chain, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, entertainment, and hospitality industries.

Our Business Segments

With specialized services focused on handling sensitive, time-definite, high-value, and white-glove shipments, each business segment is managed by a team of exceptional industry leaders that understand the Magnate philosophy and brings with them a level of customer service and operational execution second to none.

Chris Zingrebe

President

Chris Zingrebe

President

One of TrumpCard’s original employees, Chris has been an integral part of the company’s customer service focus, day-to-day operation, employee training, corporate culture, and impressive growth for over 20 years.

Tavia Cantarini

Vice President, Sales

Allison Pico

Director of Accounting, Controller

Garland Hobgood

VP of Operations

John O'Halloran

President, Fine Arts

John O’Halloran

President, Fine Arts

John O’Halloran is President of Fine Arts and Security Services at Masterpiece International and has been with the company since 1990. He is also Vice President of Turtle North America, which provides the fine art community in the US with the safest, most innovative & sustainable museum crate in the world.

Tina Sullivan

Vice President, Fine Arts Western Region

Brian Waldron

Branch Manager, Fine Arts

Patrick LaQuaglia

Branch Manager, Fine Arts

Thomas Gilgen

President, International Logistics Solutions

Thomas Gilgen

President, International Logistics Solutions

Thomas is President of International Logistics Solutions at Masterpiece International. He is responsible for the overall financial and operating performance of the company.

Susan Erfesoglou

Senior Vice President of Quality Management and Compliance

Marie Bovey

Senior Vice President of Strategic Sales, International Logistics Solutions

Nick Iosue

Senior Vice President, Global Accounts, International Logistics Solutions

Jaime Shirazi

Director of Accounting, Controller

Our Founders

Daniel Para

Daniel Para

Daniel Para was formerly the President and COO of Seko Worldwide, Inc., a three-time recipient of Inc. Magazine’s “INC 500” award, from 1976 to 1997. 

Mike Welch

IN MEMORIUM

Mike Welch

IN MEMORIUM

In the honor of Magnate Worldwide’s Co-Founder and Member of the Board of Directors, we wish to remember Mike Welch for the great leader, mentor, and friend that he was – bringing groups together with positive energy and encouraging collaboration.

Frank Shinnick

Frank Shinnick

Senior Advisor

Frank Shinnick has significant experience in SEC financial reporting matters, presentations to Boards of Directors, mergers, and acquisitions.

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