Mr. Hafen possesses over three decades of success working
in the brokerage industry, spending his last 6 1/2 years as a retail broker with
Stifel Nicolaus, a NYSE member firm. Elwayne commenced his industry tenure in
1979 in Denver. He later became a partner at a small Denver-based broker/dealer.
In 1985, he cofounded Royce Park investments which quickly grew to employ 150
retail brokers, occupying 10 offices throughout the USA. Mr. Hafen gained solid
experience in investment banking and syndication, financing micro-cap businesses
totaling just over $30 million in five years. Elwayne sold Royce Park and moved
to Neidiger, Tucker, Brunner, Inc, serving there for nine years as a
top-producing retail broker. Mr. Hafen possesses a well-deserved reputation for
integrity as a retail broker and a talented market technician. Oil and gas and
technology-based companies have been at the heart of Elwayne's focus working
within the financial industry. In January, 2008, Mr. Hafen left his retail
brokerage career in favor of providing consulting services for corporate
development and investor relations for micro- small- and mid-cap companies.
Mr. Hafen's prior professional career commenced in 1968 and ran to 1979 where,
as an electrical engineering assistant with Lockheed Martin's aerospace program,
he was part of missions such as the launch vehicles for Titan III and IV;
Skylab's program T-027 photometer experiment and the 509 MMU computer. He
subsequently trained astronauts and the proper usage of that equipment. During
the Skylab orbit, he worked at Huntsville -- NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
as a tactical assistance to the Johnson Space Center. Mr. Hafen's most notable
award was his contribution to the development and success of the Skylab program,
the Viking 1 Mars Lander mobile data processing center, onboard camera and
system check out
Little did Elwayne know that during his tenure with NASA's space program, his
hobby of choice, investing in the stock market and trading according to his
technical charts, would lead him to such a triumphant financial industry career.
In his spare time, Mr. Hafen has served on his homeowners association since
1981, working in several positions, including eight years as a board member and
aiding in managing the associations $450,000 annual budget. Mr. Hafen attended
Metro State College in Denver Colorado.