Board of Directors
Ryan Tyszkow – Director
Mr. Tyszkow is currently the controlling owner and managing member of several companies in the State of Florida. Mr. Tyszkow’s most significant holding is that of Nexgen Surveying LLC, a licensed land surveying and mapping company operating throughout the State of Florida. Mr. Tyszkow was one of the founding members of the limited liability company in July 2015 and has been directly responsible for the enormous growth of the company. Nexgen has grown to over $11.0 million in revenue for its’ 2020 fiscal year with over 60 employees responsible for the statewide operations of the company. Mr. Tyszkow’s other interests include operating entities in the automotive services, e-commerce, software development and management services industries.
Darrell Peterson – Director
Currently serves as Galenfeha, Inc. Director and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Peterson is currently the Chief Financial Officer for a number of Mr. Tyszkow’s companies, including Nexgen Surveying, LLC. Mr. Peterson has an extensive career in initiating and re-organizing private and public companies serving in capacities ranging from Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and as a consultant. Mr. Peterson holds a degree in accounting from Long Island University and started his career with the then Big 8 firm Peat Marwick, now KPMG.
James Ketner - Director
Mr. Ketner has over 30 years of experience as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of public and non-public corporations. Much of his professional career has been spent as a contract consulting engineer for Fortune 500 multi-national companies, building a successful track record in directing public companies, securities law, domestic and international regulatory agencies, operations streamlining, maximizing productivity, and directing companies to achieve record profitability through increased efficiency and productivity with state of the art technology. Mr. Ketner is a resourceful decision-maker who combines strong leadership and organizational skills with the ability to direct programs throughout the design and manufacturing processes, utilizing his extensive experience and expertise in high tech engineering and manufacturing environments. Mr. Ketner began his career as a Numeric Control programmer at General Dynamics. In 1991, Mr. Ketner embarked on his own as a consultant, and has since done contractual consulting work for General Dynamics, Pratt and Whitney, Boeing, Lockheed, Daimler Chrysler, Fiat, Honda Research and Development, Rockwell, Sikorsky Aircraft, Embraer SP, and Dassault/Falcon Jet. Mr. Ketner has traveled extensively and is well versed in conducting business in North and South America. Additionally, he serves as Galenfeha’s lead research engineer, spearheading the company’s development of groundbreaking new technology.
Galenfeha's Executive Team
Ryan Tyszkow – President/Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Tyszkow is responsible for the daily operations of the company as well as the planning and implementation of short and long-term strategies for productivity and profitability.
Darrell Peterson - Chief Financial Officer - Mr. Peterson is responsible for all company accounting and regulatory reporting with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Shane McKinney– Information Technology – Mr. McKinney is the Chief Technology Manager for Nexgen Surveying LLC and their affiliated companies since 2018. Mr. McKinney oversees and manages enterprise level information technology and digital strategies implementation. Over a period in excess of 20 years Mr. McKinney has been an owner, consultant and employee responsible for all aspects of web development and solutions and directing the coding and implementation of proprietary software in a number of industries. Mr. McKinney has unique and versitile talents within the information technology arena, extending his abilities from small proprietary operations to those as large as Raytheon.