Financial Funding, LLC
Epic’s Strategic Alliance
TIG is distinguished from
other advisory firms by the blend of
talents and relationships of
its founders, principals, and associates.
They have varied and
extensive experiences in the public (executive
and legislative branches) and
private sectors. Their understanding of
the process, associated rules
and procedures for federal grants,
contracts and procurement is
unmatched. Their broad-based
experience in positioning
clients to win government funding is the
hallmark of their practice.
a New Location in India
Clean Water & Alternative Power
Epic understands the growing need for energy and clean water in
India. India’s fast economic growth has made it the second fastest
growing energy market. Today Epic is committed to funding
energy projects in India as well as introducing cutting edge water
purification system to meet the growing need for water in India.
The United States government also understands India’s needs.
India’s plan to create a solar industry on the scale of China’s almost
from scratch gained credibility with President Barack Obama’s
pledge to lend U.S. financial support for the program.
Without giving any detail or making any specific grant, Obama said
the U.S. will “stand ready to speed this advancement with additional
financing.” The remark was made at a press conference on Sunday,
April 5th in New Delhi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi
iterated his aim for India to install by 2022 as much photovoltaic
capacity as the U.S. now has.
Gov. Bob Taft, Anthony Carson,
Mr. & Mrs. Carson, and John Boehner
Partner & CEO of Epic Financial
Phillip (Randy) Carson
“I have known Randy for 12 years and worked for him very early in my
career. While at Midwest National I watched the company successfully transform
from a single branch operation to a nationally recognized lender in the mortgage
industry. Randy’s leadership skill and "no non-sense" direct approach was a
factor in his success. I have a great deal of respect for his years of
knowledge, professionalism, integrity and would highly recommend him.” --
(April 9, 2009)
Julie Dietz, Director of
Training, Bear Stearns
worked directly with Phillip(Randy) at Midwest National
“It is my distinct pleasure to write a recommendation for Phillip. I have
had the pleasure of working with him for more than 4 years and I think the world
of Phillip. Phillip Carson is a highly talented professional and an incredibly
giving individual. He treats his clients and colleagues with the utmost respect
and will jump through fires to help someone in need. I would highly recommend
him for any professional organization and firmly believe that he could make a
very significant contribution to an organization.” (May 6, 2009)
Noelle Kim, Investment
Advisor representative, Investment Advisors International
worked directly with Phillip (Randy) at World Financial Group
“Randy Carson is a great center of influence and a leader in the financial
services industry. He led the Cincinnati team he built to success with quality
and a commitment to excellence. We created an amazing amount of synergy which
led to record setting performance. Randy reached SVP as fast as it could be
achieved and was fun to work with. I highly recommend him.” (April 20, 2009)
Tom Mathews, National
Sales Director, A.L. Williams
managed Phillip (Randy) at A.L. Williams/Primerica Corp
Managing Director of Epic Financial Funding
sits on the Board of Directors of Epic Financial Funding. He has more than 25
years experience designing complex global information environments and total
business solutions, as well as launching and managing several successful high
technology ventures. Mr. Ferguson brings the business experience garnered from
building a multi-million dollar defense contracting company, as well as a
cutting-edge technical know-how, and the visionary acumen of a true futurist to
the complex needs of solving today’s strategic business information problems.
Ferguson's clients include the Department of State, the Federal Aviation
Administration and the Interagency Collaboration Zone. Mr. Ferguson also served
as a recognized CIO-level consultant to the Executive Office of the President of
the United States, and other world recognized organizations such as the
Associated Press, GlobalStar, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The Aerospace
Corporation. Mr. Ferguson has served as the lead architect and technical leader
for a number of major global information networks, including State Department’s
global network, which are responsible for several billion dollars of
expenditures a year. Currently, his recommendations to the Department of State's
Strategic Planning Office are included in submissions to the White House, U.S.
Senate, U.S. Congress, and other agencies.
sole founder of Crius, Inc., one of the founders of Intercom Consulting and
Federal Systems, and a co-founder of Scarlet Fire Entertainment; Mr. Ferguson
brings the business experience of founding and building a multi-million dollar
defense contracting company, as well as a cutting edge entertainment technology
firm to his high level of competence in solving the complex needs of today's
businesses. In the Washington Metropolitan Area, where technologists abound,
Washington Technology magazine noted Mr. Ferguson as one of the area's notable
technology entrepreneurs and futurists. In addition, Mr. Ferguson was chosen and
profiled as Contract Professional Magazine’s “All-Star” technologist for January
2002. Mr. Ferguson is also a Co-Founder, and Board member of the Financial
Policy Council in NYC. Of note is that Mr. Ferguson’s patented concept (US
Patent # 7,363,497) preceded Apple Inc.’s iTunes store service by two years, and
correctly predicted the rise of downloadable Internet content. Mr. Ferguson’s
next patent (US Patent # 8,212,677) in individual medical logistics predicts the
rise of personalized medicine and information logistics. Technically speaking,
Mr. Ferguson has extensive experience in networking and security environments as
well as storage networking systems in global, complex, heterogeneous
environments. At the time of his CISSP certification, Mr. Ferguson was one of
only twenty (20) people dual certified with both a CCIE and CISSP worldwide.
2000, Mr. Ferguson founded Kaang, Inc. to provide strategic, enterprise-level
consulting on security, technology, and business alignment for major clients.
Mr. Ferguson is a 2008 graduate of the Harvard Business School’s elite
Owner/Pres. Mgmt .Program.
Managing Director of Epic
SHARMA’S Present Job Position: Country Head- Coal Business- Empire
Industry limited, India
Previous Job Position was A.V.P- Coal trading- Grande Cache
coal Corporation- Canada and
G.M.-Coal trading- Coal India
limited- Government of India (PSU), India
Summary of Qualification:
than 25 years’ experience in Coal India limited (PSU) - COAL sector -mining
commercial/technical/procurement /Railway/Sales division that magnifies my
knowledge in sales and marketing operation and strategy, Collection strategy
in Government and
private sector, Business Analysis, procurement,
Government regulatory affairs, compliance rules and
accounting job with IT Applications
than 25 years’ experience in Sourcing, Sale of Coal, Logistics, FSA, Coal
operations, Policy Advocacy
management jobs in India, Under Coal mining Industry
with various subsidiary of CIL-Coal India limited- BCCL ( Bharat
coking coal limited), CCL
(Central coal field limited), ECL ( Eastern Coalfield limited), MCL
( Mahanadi coalfield limited)
with Government and private Industries, Coal India ltd and its Subsidiary, MMTC
Liaisons with Thermal Power Plants – NTPC/ Private Captive power plants
in India /State owned Power
Stations in India /Fertilizer
Authority of India (SAIL)- BSL/DSP/DPL/ CCWO
Knowledge and applications of marketing/ Distribution of Coal Trading
Knowledge of existing four Coal Index-South African Richard Bay Coal-API-4,
Australia New Castle Coal-API-3, Japan Power Utility index and ACR Asian Index
& Indonesia coal
Index /ICI (Coal)
Director of Epic Financial Funding
has the unique ability to
combine personal efforts with team building to produce tangible results. As a
Marine, he knows that unit cohesion and coordination are essential to completing
any mission. As a former boxer in the Corps, he knows that individual hard work
is key to positive results in business and in life. Having 25 years combined
experience in land and infrastructure development, private utilities, and green
technology companies. Having Completed several business-related courses, while
also beginning career in retail management. Experience in Retail Management and
Real Estate Development Pre-foreclosures market, residential and commercial
property acquisitions. Initial steps into financing and land development.
Working Private Utility Concepts 2000-present Began investigating potential of
private utilities as means of creating new markets for communications and
essential services. Developed initial concepts of containerized units for water
and sanitation treatment. Private Utility and Land Development from 2004-2009.
Mr. McCleary began first
private utility with a telecommunications company. Continuing with numerous
land development projects, including buying land for builders including Quadrant
(subsidiary of Weyerhauser), D.R. Horton, and New Homes LLC. Green Technology
Companies and Private Utilities 2004-present Have now formed 3 green technology
companies to provide water, sanitation, and waste to energy systems for a
fraction of the cost of conventional systems, as well as energy-saving solutions
for existing energy grids. All these companies offer containerized systems that
are sustainable, environmentally friendly, and economically viable for developed
and developing nations alike. Numerous commercial and governmental contracts
are now in progress, with each offering the potential of ongoing revenues
generated by green-tech, private utility districts.
Managing Director of Epic
STEPHEN OWUSU studied at the University of Ghana, Legon and has an
extensive experience as a self-starter Co., Ltd of China for two years as a
Ghana country manager.
Stephen has a rather penchant
desire for bringing together groups of people for a common development oriented
goal particularly ones which gives investors access to the continent’s
opportunities, and mediates its risks industrialist and also spear-headed the
launch of Popey Energy Ghana where he worked for Chengdu Ou Xi Da Trade through
a very thorough due diligence process.
He is knowledgeable in the print
and broadcast media with a proven ability to research, evaluate, report and
present information on people, products, services and events.
wide experience from international business relations got him involved with
multinational businesses outside Ghana, however he remains committed to heed a
clarion call to serve Africa.
says “I shudder what generations after us will think and say of us. Some might
ask what did we do for them in a Continent full of challenges yet blessed with
abundant opportunities. Did we stay to solve the myriad problems or flee to seek
comfort in the occident. The energy sector’s bottlenecks and power shortages
cost the region 2-4 per cent of its GDP annually hence my allegiance towards it
and desire to contribute to the call for universal access to electricity for all
in the not too distant years ahead. “
Managing Director of Epic
Col. (Retd) Anant Vasant Talpallikar
Col. Anant Vasant Talpallikar is a
dynamic professional with 33 years in Project Management, Resource Management
and Technical Training of Project Team with Indian Army and civil
establishments. His languages are: English, Hindi, Marathi and Telugu.
Col. Talpallikar spent about 9 years in the Army working with
civilian based/ civil organizations and has the distinction of being a part of
the Anti-Hijack operations at Raja Sansi Airport at Amritsar in April 1993 with
the elite National Security Guards better known as Black Cat Commandos.
Col. Talpallikar specializes in project management, i.e.
planning, system design, installing, commissioning, operations & maintenance of
network services, solar projects-budgeting, financing, system sizing, etc. He is
proficient in management of technical installations including Solar PV
Systems, exchanges, optical fibre cable, microwave, satellite based
communication terminal, two way radio, radio trunking system, message
transmission cum reception and delivery center including encryption,
electronics, machinery, electrical networks, DG sets etc. He is proficient in
carrying out specification testing of electronic, electrical and mechanical
systems leading to ISO Audit.
He steered the execution of 5 multi technology strategic
projects operating in a Nuclear Biological & Chemical Environment. These
projects spanned across multiple locations.
Presently, Col. Talpallikar
is a Freelance Technical Consultant of Solar Projects associated with
NOLDE GROUP as an Associate Partner – India, is associated with AGK Green
Energy Pvt Ltd as Technical Consultant and DGM –
Manufacturing Operations with VEDANG RADIO TECHNOLOGY PVT LTD.
Managing Director of Epic
Benedictus Fritz Stephanus
BENEDICTUS FRITZ STEPHANUS
at Polytechnic of Namibia where he received his T3 Diploma in 1998.
From1999-2006 Benedictus Stephanus worked as a Branch Manager for Cross Border
In 2006 until 2011, Mr.
Stephanus served as a Country Manager (Namibia) & Regional Co-Coordinator for
Namfert, a fertilizer supply company where his key responsibilities were:
Coordinated the intervention of
Conservation Agriculture in Namibia
Trained Lead Farmers on
Climate-Smart Conservation Agriculture, Dry-land Crop Production and Marketing
/training other farmers in their areas Assisted Lead Farmers on farmers
Collaborated & joint ventured with stakeholders to promote the
intervention Conservation Agriculture
monthly progress report and prepared a work plan in line with the budget
worked for Promandies Investments Cc as a Managing Member where he facilitated
farmer’s trainings on Horticulture production and reported monthly progress
Presently, Mr. Stephanus is a
Managing Member with RBI- Redrope Construction where his key responsibilities
Overseeing the Operation.
Managing Director of Epic
Mr. Prasad VVSS
post graduate born in India in 1951 with multifaceted experience in teaching,
Project formulation for low income groups for governments and Banks, project
report preparations, liasioning with Banks State owned and county’s prime
financial Institutions and implementing the projects.
Prasad had hands
on experience from the ground level starting from obtaining Industrial licence
for establishing an enterprise to manage it at apex level.
He worked as a
retainer by adding value for various organisations in different capacities. He
had experience in Manufacturing industries, Telecommunication, Electronic
industries, Construction field, Tourism, Hospitality, financial Services and
Information Technology including ERP sector.
with small and big entrepreneurs, Corporate heads, Government corporations,
Directors and secretaries of various ministries and Government heads such as
ministers at both state and central levels in Government of India.
extensively in USA, erstwhile USSR, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore,
Taiwan and Nepal in helping the prospective clients for arranging technology
transfers, joint venture partners, Machinery suppliers, and funding partners
since 1982 to till date.
Prasad’s focal area is analysing the projects for suitability of attracting
investments from foreign investors/lenders and institutions and arranging
Consultant to Epic Financial
Joseph F.“Chip” Langston, Jr.
Joseph F. “Chip” Langston, Jr.
is the Founder, President and 60% owner of TXX Energy Corporation, a privately
held exploration and development company operating in East Texas and Northwest
Louisiana. With its partners, the Company owns and operates over 160 shallow
wells (TXX Operating LLC), and it expanding its acquisitions through continued
development drilling and innovative completion technology.
Before founding TXX Energy, Mr. Langston founded two exploration and development
companies, Buccaneer Energy Corporation and Trans-Western Exploration, Inc.
Buccaneer Energy Corporation is a privately held exploration and development
company operating in Oklahoma, with various non-operating positions in New
Mexico, Texas and Louisiana. Direct activities include supervising the
recompletion of purchased wells, along with drilling several PUD locations,
diversified drilling program, as well as audited financial statements and report
to shareholders. Sold the company to Gale Force Petroleum Corporation (GFP.V); a
Toronto Venture Exchange company for cash and shares.
Mr. Langston earned a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from
University of Texas at Arlington in 1974 and since then has built a strong
background in finance, investment banking, and energy exploration.
Why Choose Epic Financial?
Epic offers a
credit enhancement product
(helps to insure funding in a timely fashion)
Commercial leasing for equipment for a 10 year
term and real property for a 30 year term
Epic currently represents three state of the art
companies specializing in waste-to-energy and
water treatment technology/solar
Government and private infrastructure financing
Funding Partners (Partial List)
John Hancock Life
Bank of America
Management BNP Paribus
How we Help Finance Wind, Waste,
Hydrogen, Solar, Oil & Gas Projects
Epic Financial Funding, LLC helps finance large scale projects
with their main focus and expertise in viable renewable energy projects.
The company is able to offset the higher initial capital costs
associated with renewable generation by strategically aligning itself with key
financial partners and by utilizing sophisticated financing structures to raise
capital required to develop a project.
We know that purchasing, installing and maintaining green
energy systems such as wind and solar can require a significant outlay of both
capital and resources.
Epic’s founders have combined decades of corporate experience
with innovative and entrepreneurial problem solving to truly understand today's