About Us

Our Vision, Mission Statement, and Team

Mission Statement

Ensure environmental asset markets reach their full potential for combating climate change by creating the first market for environmental asset risk management and finance. Apply our knowledge in Finance, Structuring, Capital Markets and Distributed Ledger Technology to capture, create and develop robust standards, transactions, and validated & verified projects that create positive sustainable, environmental, social, and business impacts.

Our Vision

We strongly believe that applied science, together with advanced structured finance will allow humanity to effectively deal with the effects of climate change and leap to a sustainable future. Capturiant is designed to solve the inefficiency and complexity currently plaguing environmental asset markets by deploying best practices in standardization, authentication, regulatory compliance, transparency, product creation, and asset warranty. Through our regulatory expertise, experienced team, global partnerships, and meticulously selected technologies, Capturiant is bringing the next technological advancement to an inefficient and stagnant industry. Individuals, private companies, foundations, NGOs, and governments will now have a center of truth and transparency in a global registry providing confidence and security.

Management

James C. Row, CFA
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
• 30 year+ veteran of various roles in capital raising and deal structuring
• Chairman and Founder of Entoro Capital, Clear Rating, Producers Energy and 1transfer
• Experience: Enron, El Paso, World Bank/IFC
• Education: BS in Finance at University of Wyoming; CAS International Finance, Thunderbird School of Management; MBA Arizona State University
• FINRA 7, 24, 28, 63, 79 and 99 licenses
John Enerson
Managing Director, Structuring
• Structuring expert with merchant energy and real estate sector experience
• Partner and General Counsel, The Lionstone Group
• Experience: Vice President Enron, Attorney BakerBotts
• Education: BS in Economics – Fairfield University, JD – Villanova University
John Terrill
Managing Director, Business Development
• 15+ year experience retail advisory, corporate finance, M&A, A&D, insurance structuring, government contracts
• Industry experience: oil & gas, insurance, agriculture, finance, environmental, automotive
• FINRA Licenses previously held– Series 7 and 66
Pedro Blanco
Head of Business Development
• Senior Investments & Finance Executive offering more than 20 years of quantifiable achievements in engineering, corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buy-outs, recapitalizations, and joint venture partnerships.
• Education: MBA in Corporate Finance and Corporate Strategy at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a bachelor’s degree with honors at Universidad Simón Bolívar. 
• FINRA 7, 63, and 65 licenses. Previously held Series 24 license.
George Kampouridis
Head of Sales and Trading
• Multilingual professional with 16 years of commodities experience both in financial and physical markets
• Head of Sales and Trading at Entoro/Capturiant
• FINRA Series 3 license
Nathan Murphy
Registry Manager
• Expertise in building startup foundations and infrastructure. Specializations in emerging industries, agriculture, materials testing, blockchain utilization, and commodity exchanges.
• Built and sold plant extraction and product manufacturing company in the early stages of the hemp industry. Managed the rocky mountain region for a Geotech Engineering firm. Establish a data collection company and facilitated its buyout to a commodity exchange.
• MSc in Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation, EMLYON, France; BS in Economics and Management, Purdue University.
Sam Stokes
Director
• Investment Banking Analyst at Entoro Capital, Corporate Development at 1transfer
• Focuses on go-to-market strategies
• Experience in project management and M&A within energy, industrial, technology, and healthcare
• Education: BA in Accountancy at University of Mississippi – Patterson School of Accountancy
• FINRA Series 7, 66, and 24 licenses
Sam Cartwright
Director
• Leading project management for Capturiant’s platform
• Working directly with Hedera Hashgraph to tokenize the assets on their public ledger
• Director at Entoro Capital, with a focus on Digital Assets and Crypto
• FDP Charter (No. 141) under Financial Data Professional Institute (established by CAIA Association)
• Education: BA Economics – University of Southern California
• FINRA 7, 3, 4, 66, and 24 licenses
William Baird
Director
• 5 years of experience in public policy, government affairs, and fundraising
• Led several policy research projects, public communications, and fundraising efforts at the American Enterprise Institute
• Managed $100M capital campaign and oversaw annual $50M fundraising program
• FINRA 7, 63 licenses
• BA in History from Dartmouth; MBA from University of Chicago (Booth)
Creston King
investment banking and biz dev analyst
• A recent graduate of Trinity University, distinguishes himself with a diverse skill set cultivated through internships spanning M&A, real estate, agriculture, energy, and wealth management
• Proficient in financial modeling, equity and fund research, and project management, Creston brings analytical prowess and strategic insight to the table
• Beyond his professional acumen, his passions for sports, travel, and cooking reflect a dynamic and well-rounded individual
• Creston's multifaceted experiences and skills position him as a promising professional ready to contribute meaningfully in various industries
Muyan (Sarah) Xuan
Associate
• Sarah devotes her passions to ESG, risk management, marketing and accounting, leveraging her academic experience from MS degree of enterprise risk management in Columbia University and consumer behavior and accounting degrees in Fordham University
• After graduating from Columbia University, Sarah obtained the CFA ESG certificate, contributing to deeper understanding in sustainability investing
• Before entering Capturiant, Sarah worked as operation and marketing specialists in private firms, acquiring proficiencies in marketing, operation, risk analyzing and sustainability areas

Team

Our Team

James C. Row

CEO, Founder

Mr. Row has over 25 years of experience in capital raising, deal structuring and energy finance, including project finance, equity and debt securities, risk management and digital securities. He has originated and arranged funding, in excess of $10 billion. Mr. Row is a Chartered Financial Analyst and maintains Series 7, 24, 28, 63, 79 and 99 FINRA securities licenses. He serves as a member of groups such as the Houston Society of Financial Analysts, Houston World Affairs Council, and Houston Producers Forum, is the author of several oil and gas issues and is a featured speaker at global industry conferences.

Paul Mottola

Interim Chief Operations Officer

Mrs. Sills focuses on origination and distribution of capital raise transactions as well as managing client & investor relationships, assisting with compliance, facilitating transactions with investors, as well as coordinating and managing various strategic partnerships for the firm. She has experience in a wide range of industries including Specialty Finance, Technology, Real Estate, etc. Prior to joining Capturiant, Mrs. Sills worked at AMex Partners, which is a private Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Sills holds Series 79 and 63 professional licenses.

Morgan Sills

Director

Mrs. Sills focuses on origination and distribution of capital raise transactions as well as managing client & investor relationships, assisting with compliance, facilitating transactions with investors, as well as coordinating and managing various strategic partnerships for the firm. She has experience in a wide range of industries including Specialty Finance, Technology, Real Estate, etc. Prior to joining Capturiant, Mrs. Sills worked at AMex Partners, which is a private Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Sills holds Series 79 and 63 professional licenses.

Sam Stokes

Director

Mrs. Sills focuses on origination and distribution of capital raise transactions as well as managing client & investor relationships, assisting with compliance, facilitating transactions with investors, as well as coordinating and managing various strategic partnerships for the firm. She has experience in a wide range of industries including Specialty Finance, Technology, Real Estate, etc. Prior to joining Capturiant, Mrs. Sills worked at AMex Partners, which is a private Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Sills holds Series 79 and 63 professional licenses.

Board of Advisors

Our Team

James C. Row

CEO, Founder

Mr. Row has over 25 years of experience in capital raising, deal structuring and energy finance, including project finance, equity and debt securities, risk management and digital securities. He has originated and arranged funding, in excess of $10 billion. Mr. Row is a Chartered Financial Analyst and maintains Series 7, 24, 28, 63, 79 and 99 FINRA securities licenses. He serves as a member of groups such as the Houston Society of Financial Analysts, Houston World Affairs Council, and Houston Producers Forum, is the author of several oil and gas issues and is a featured speaker at global industry conferences.

Paul Mottola

Interim Chief Operations Officer

Mrs. Sills focuses on origination and distribution of capital raise transactions as well as managing client & investor relationships, assisting with compliance, facilitating transactions with investors, as well as coordinating and managing various strategic partnerships for the firm. She has experience in a wide range of industries including Specialty Finance, Technology, Real Estate, etc. Prior to joining Capturiant, Mrs. Sills worked at AMex Partners, which is a private Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Sills holds Series 79 and 63 professional licenses.

Morgan Sills

Director

Mrs. Sills focuses on origination and distribution of capital raise transactions as well as managing client & investor relationships, assisting with compliance, facilitating transactions with investors, as well as coordinating and managing various strategic partnerships for the firm. She has experience in a wide range of industries including Specialty Finance, Technology, Real Estate, etc. Prior to joining Capturiant, Mrs. Sills worked at AMex Partners, which is a private Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Sills holds Series 79 and 63 professional licenses.

Sam Stokes

Director

Mrs. Sills focuses on origination and distribution of capital raise transactions as well as managing client & investor relationships, assisting with compliance, facilitating transactions with investors, as well as coordinating and managing various strategic partnerships for the firm. She has experience in a wide range of industries including Specialty Finance, Technology, Real Estate, etc. Prior to joining Capturiant, Mrs. Sills worked at AMex Partners, which is a private Oil and Gas Company. Mrs. Sills holds Series 79 and 63 professional licenses.

Manny Alicandro

Lizzie Baird

Dan Casey

Amy Hunter

Gustavo Junqueira

Joël André Ornstein

Adam Schafer

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