Ed Moise has 25 years of experience in the telecom and oil and gas industries. Prior to founding Alpina, his work environments have varied from Fortune 500 companies to start-up firms in locales ranging from Atmore, Alabama to Aden, Yemen. In the oil and gas sector, Mr. Moise worked in the finance and corporate planning groups for Sonat, Inc. and Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. In telecom, he was US Unwired Inc.’s Treasurer, where he helped finance, launch and operate a wireless network extending from southeast Oklahoma to the Georgia coast. His transaction experience includes public and private equity and debt offerings, debt restructurings, company sales and purchases, and key asset sales. Mr. Moise has a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan (1988) and is a 1986 cum laude graduate of Tulane University (B.S., Mathematical Economics and B.A., English). He holds his Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.