Board of Directors
Tim McNally, Chairman of the Board
Tim McNally has been involved with legal and investigative work for more than thirty five years. He is a graduate of Marquette University Law School and was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1973. He worked as a local prosecutor handling child abuse and neglect matters in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin in 1973 before joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1975. As a Special Agent with the FBI, he worked as an investigator in Los Angeles dealing with organized crime, fraud, and corruption matters.
He subsequently served in the FBI’s Congressional Affairs Office for two years as a liaison to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees and the House Appropriation Committee. He was transferred to Miami in 1984 as a supervisor of a drug enforcement squad and in 1988 was designated as the Assistant Special Agent-In-Charge of the Organized Crime, Public Corruption and Drug Enforcement programs in the Miami Field Division.
He later was appointed as a Special Agent-In-Charge (SAC) in 1993, and served in that capacity at the Washington and Baltimore field divisions. In 1997, Tim was designated the Assistant Director in Charge of the Los Angeles field division by Director Louis Freeh where he served until his retirement in 1999. Tim served as the Chairman of the Director’s SAC Advisory group from 1996 to 1998. He was the recipient of a Meritorious Executive Award by President Clinton in 1997, and was further recognized with awards for exceptional performance by Attorney General Reno in 1997 and 1998.
Following separation with the FBI, Tim became the Executive Director of Security and Legal Services for The Hong Kong Jockey Club. In that capacity he was responsible for physical and information security; internal investigative and regulatory matters; and supervision of the legal office.
Since leaving the Jockey Club at the end of 2005, Tim has served as a Compliance Chairman for an international gaming company. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nagacorp, a publicly listed company that operates hotels and gaming facilities in Asia.
Tim has been active as a security consultant since 2006, assisting companies with due diligence checks concerning potential overseas investments. He has also worked with corporate and government clients involving internal evaluations and conflict resolution.
Frank Schreck, Director
Frank Schreck obtained his B.A. from Yale University in 1965 and then went on to the University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1968. He was admitted to the Nevada Bar Association on 10/14/1968. At the age of 27, Frank assisted his mentor and high school teacher Mike O’Callaghan in his upset election as Nevada’s Governor. One of O’Callaghan’s first appointments upon taking office in 1971 was making Frank the youngest member ever appointed to the Nevada Gaming Commission.
Frank is a shareholder and practicing attorney at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, a Denver-based firm with offices across the Western United States and in Washington D.C. Frank is chair of the firm’s gaming law group and practices primarily in gaming law, hospitality and corporate finance. Frank is regarded as the premier attorney in the field of gaming.
His nearly 40 years of experience includes personally representing premier public and private gaming companies and financial institutions as it relates to licensing matters and all other aspects of regulatory compliance. He has served in leadership roles at the International Association of Gaming Attorneys, including president and chairman posts at the 4th International Association of Gaming Attorneys Conference in Vienna, Austria.
In addition to representing his clients’ gaming interests in Nevada, Frank coordinated the licensing of Apollo Global Management and TPG in the purchase of Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (now Caesars Entertainment Corporation) throughout the United States and participated in multi-jurisdictional transactions such as Scientific Games Corporation’s purchase of WMS, Shuffle Master and Bally Technology and Apollo’s purchases of American Gaming Systems. He also has participated in gaming-related matters in Japan, Macau, Puerto Rico, Spain and Great Britain. Frank has annually been recognized as a top gaming lawyer in numerous publications including Chambers and Partners (U.S. & Global) and Best Lawyers.
Asa Hutchinson, Director
Asa Hutchinson has extensive experience as a former federal prosecutor, defense lawyer and former federal government official. He has represented clients in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, complex litigation, international export controls and sanctions, corporate international relations, homeland security, and corporate investigations and compliance.
In 1982, President Ronald Reagan appointed Asa as the youngest United States Attorney in the nation. Subsequently, Asa served in the U.S. Congress (1997-2001).
As a Member of Congress from the 3rd District of Arkansas, Asa served on the Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, among others. After being elected to his third term in Congress, Asa was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2001 as Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) where Asa focused on international narcotics trafficking, domestic crimes and prevention efforts.
As a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks President Bush asked Asa to serve as the first Under Secretary in the newly created Department of Homeland Security. As one of the nation’s top-ranking homeland security officials, Asa was responsible for more than 110,000 federal employees housed in such agencies as the Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Asa resigned in 2005 and subsequently joined the Venable LLP law firm in Washington, DC as a Senior Trial Counsel and then later formed The Asa Hutchinson Law Group PLC and continued overseeing investigations and legal work through 2014 when he was elected the 46th Governor of Arkansas.
Arturo Alemany, Director
Arturo Alemany has more than 25 years of experience as an international business strategist and consultant for Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America. He has consulted in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate development and political consulting, and has specialized in several sectors of private industry, including telecommunications, transportation, gaming, cable television and hospitality.
Arturo served as President and CEO of the publicly-traded company USA Broadband, based in California, and on the Board of Directors of the New York based Violy & Co., a global financial advisement firm responsible for raising more than $95 billion dollars of investment funds in Latin America. He also has over ten years of quasi-government experience working for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (AMTRAK) assisting in the development of rail service and increasing ridership between the Los Angeles-San Diego corridor.
His role as U.S. liaison was instrumental in procuring and initiating the logistics for the start-up of GlobaSat, a Mexican representative of the intergovernmental consortium IntelSat, which owns and manages a constellation of communication satellites that provides internet broadcast services. He also acted as U.S. liaison to Codere, S.A., helping it become the first and only publicly-traded gaming operator in the Spanish Stock Exchange with worldwide operations. Arturo is founder of two technology companies that specialize in the South American gaming industry. He is the founder of MIR International Services, Inc., which is the longest existing and largest operator and distributor of horse racing simulcasting throughout Latin America. He is also the founder of Alemany & Associates, which focuses primarily on international real estate and telecommunications consulting services.
In the field of politics, Arturo has played key roles in collaborating with top firms such as Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Kekst & Company, and major U.S. political consulting firms on Mexican presidential and mayoral elections. He led U.S. political consulting teams in the historical Mexican presidential elections in 2000 and in the 2002 California gubernatorial race. He has been a member of the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in Washington, D.C., and has been honored by numerous trade organizations.
Born in Mexico City and raised in San Francisco, Arturo attended the engineering program at UCLA, graduating in 1983 with a BSM from Pepperdine University. His completion of the prestigious graduate program of Advanced Negotiations at Stanford University, along with 30 years of experience working across borders, have given Arturo the vision, insight and expertise to develop a strong bicultural analysis approach, while building a vast network of international contacts. His years of experience negotiating the most complex bicultural transactions at the highest level of mergers and acquisitions have given way to the development of his soon-to-be trademarked “Bicultural Analysis,” a key instrument that will be prominently utilized by B2G.
Matthew Kelly, Chief Executive Officer
As the Chief Executive Officer of B2G, Matthew Kelly is primarily responsible for securing client engagements, coordinating all investigations and security issues, and playing an overall leadership role in day-to-day matters involving the company.
Matthew’s focus is on business development and client negotiations. He has participated in scores of investigative and security matters worldwide, including cases of extortion, theft, cybercrime, money laundering, intellectual property violations, as well as tracing and vetting of entities around the world.
Prior to joining B2G, Matthew worked in the academic world, where he taught at the University of California, Los Angeles and Occidental College, specializing in topics related to crime and governmental security. Matthew conducted extensive archival research in three languages and on three continents, culminating in a widely praised history of crime and revolution in the modern Middle East (published by the University of California Press). He subsequently worked in city government as a management analyst, where he oversaw corporate contracts and managed interdepartmental relations, before being hired by B2G as its senior intelligence analyst. At B2G, Matthew worked closely with former CEO Steve Gomez, who had previously led the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division in Los Angeles. Matthew has extensive experience managing international cases, conducting research related to a wide array of criminal activities, and coordinating with both law enforcement and legal teams.
Experience and Skills
As an investigator, Matthew has worked on scores of complex cases involving criminal elements and organizations and has authored dozens of reports, white papers, and security and threat assessments for clients across a range of industries. His areas of investigative focus have included theft, stalking, extortion, embezzlement, terrorism, cybercrime, real estate fraud, money laundering, and narcotics trafficking. His areas of expertise include crime, governmental security, and analysis of intelligence.
Lisa Garcia, Director & Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Garcia previously worked for the United States Government, serving three years with the FBI as a contract Data Analyst and three years as an Analyst and Office Manager with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Country Offices located in Paris, France and Cairo, Egypt. Ms. Garcia continues to specialize in data research and analysis, supporting various matters including corporate internal investigations, anti-fraud examinations, security vulnerability assessments, and due diligence background screening.
Prior to joining B2G, Lisa, along with her husband and former FBI Supervisory Special Agent, co-founded H. Garcia & Associates, Inc., an international investigations, fraud and risk mitigation consulting business, where she was responsible for the management of all due diligence investigations. She also provided financial forensic analysis for Cooper Forensic & Investigative Group located in Los Angeles, California. From 1999 through 2008, Lisa worked as the Quality Control Coordinator for Tharco Containers Colorado, Inc. a nationally recognized company in the corrugated industry, during which she also served as one of the company’s ISO 9001 certified auditors.
From 1994 through 1997, Lisa worked at the San Diego office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a contract analyst in the Asset Forfeiture Department. From 1991 through 1994, Lisa worked for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s offices located in Paris, France and Cairo, Egypt as an office manager and analyst. Between 1974 and 1991, Lisa held managerial positions with corporations and banks in Southern California and Honolulu, Hawaii.
Specialized Skills and Experience
Lisa’s expertise involves knowledge of sophisticated investigative analysis techniques to dissect data from financial and business records in support of criminal and civil litigation cases. Investigative analysis techniques utilized in her professional experience include:
- Preparation and manipulation of complex spread sheets for illustration of evidence in pre-trial preparation and during trial
- Bank records analysis and reconciliation to accounting records
- Use of link analysis software to illustrate data retrieved from voluminous telephone toll records
- Research and retrieval of data from various online databases in support of due diligence/background investigations and/or to locate witnesses and assets
- Thorough cataloging and organization of documentary evidence in support of criminal and civil litigation
- Preparation of evidence summary charts for use during trial
During her tour with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Cairo, Egypt office, Lisa developed a sophisticated method for tracking and monitoring ships entering and exiting the Suez Canal. This tracking system assisted the office in the detection of suspected drug smuggling throughout the region.
During her career as a contract data analyst for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Lisa contributed and assisted the U.S. prosecutor and federal law enforcement to the forfeiture of $1.7 million in illegally obtained currency and property.
During her recent tenure with Cooper Forensic & Investigative Group and H. Garcia & Associates, Inc., Lisa has delivered evidentiary support in litigation matters; conducted due diligence investigative research in support of litigations; conducted extensive pre-employment background investigations; performed analysis of financial statements and bank records in support of litigations involving employee embezzlement and other white collar crime matters; and provided in-depth analysis and organization of voluminous bank records in support of litigations.
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