Mr. William H. Waldrop serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Signal Bay, Inc. Mr. Waldrop received a B.S. from California State University of Long Beach and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California. He recently assisted Electrum Partners in the management and preparation of state license applications for Nevada Medical Marijuana Establishments. Mr. Waldrop previously served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Newport Entertainment Group Inc. and also served as its Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of College Partnership, a publicly traded company that assists high school students with their college selection and financial aid. Prior to joining College Partnership, he served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Vision Direct Marketing, a full-service marketing company.
Prior to starting Vision Direct Marketing, he held the position of Executive Vice President of First World Financial Inc. a nationwide mortgage company. As Vice President of Operations for Leading Edge Broadband Services, a start-up international communications company, he oversaw the design, construction and operations of a telecommunications network managing call traffic between the United States and the Philippines for International Call Centers. While at AirTouch Cellular, (now Verizon Wireless) he served as a Senior Manager contributing to the development and implementation of the National Retail Distribution Strategy and as a regional Sales Development Manager, he lead the formation of a 44-store, $100 million annual revenue distribution channel.
Will splits his time between Bend, OR and Las Vegas NV. He is also a proud father and lacrosse coach to two boys.
Lori Glauser Director, President, and COO
Ms. Glauser has 25 years’ experience in engineering, management consulting, and startups. She has expertise in business planning and operations, business process design, financial forecasting, risk, customer experience, supply chain management, energy management, and regulatory and policy.
Ms. Glauser has been a management consultant focusing on the energy industry with leading firms including Ernst & Young, IBM, Financial Times Group, and SNL Financial. She also launched two bay-area tech startups – Kilohertz Networks and Tangerine Network Devices, and worked with a Boulder-based tech startup that was later acquired by DoubleClick/Google. Lori began her career in 1991 working as a mechanical engineer at nuclear power plants with Stone & Webster, which was later acquired by Shaw Group. She was introduced to the cannabis industry initially by consulting with Electrum Partners, prior to founding Signal Bay in 2014. Lori has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from University of Alabama. Lori was also adjunct instructor of Project Management at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. Lori now lives in beautiful Bend, Oregon with her Shih Tzu, Oakley.
Anthony Smith Director and Chief Science Officer of EVIO Labs
Executive Scientist and founder of Smith Scientific Industries, Inc, Dr. Anthony Smith received his Ph.D. from Oregon State University in Molecular & Cellular Biology with an emphasis on biochemistry, metabolism and nutrition. He brings over 15 years of natural product research, quality assurance, product development, GMP manufacturing, FDA & regulatory experience and analytical expertise to Signal Bay.
Dr. Smith is an avid cyclist, and lives in the Medford, OR area with his with his wife and son.