The Management Team



Scott Dahne
Mr. Dahne is the Managing Partner of PacStar Capital Partners. He provides M&A buy-side and sell-side advisory, debt and equity private placement, and management consulting services. He has over 30 years experience in consulting and capital formation with an emphasis in the areas of manufacturing, technology, consumer products, commodities (to include precious metals, oil and gas), and distribution across a wide variety of industries. His knowledge and experience represent a strong foundation that supports maximization of shareholder value to client businesses through corporate growth, and strategic planning.

Mr. Dahne has been involved with numerous small and mid-sized businesses through his own investments as well as his consulting company, Dahne Associates, Inc. As an authority in the areas of building, launching and operating small to medium size traditional and high technology companies, he assisted companies with tactical and strategic planning, corporate structuring, and capital formation.

Prior to that, Mr. Dahne worked as a business-consulting manager with Deloitte and Touche, as a research fellow at the Logistics Management Institute, as a fellow engineer with Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and as an engineer with Litton Industries and Texas Instruments. Mr. Dahne also served as an officer in the United States Army Chemical Corps. He currently holds a US Patent, over 26 patent disclosures and software registrations, has authored numerous articles, and was recognized as one of the "American Men and Women of Science" in 1994. Mr. Dahne also served on the Faculty of the University of Phoenix for over 10 years.

Mr. Dahne has a BA in Chemistry from Western Maryland College, an MS in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Email:    Phone: (480)331-8590



Gary Samuel
Mr. Samuel is a Senior Advisor in the advisory practice of PacStar Capital Partners with over 25 years of experience. He heads PacStar's operations in Asia Pacific. Having spent several years consulting with Arthur Anderson, he has broad international experience in starting, owning, operating and consulting to companies in the fields of technology, construction, finance, mining, and infrastructure.

Mr. Samuel has been involved with numerous businesses through his own investments. He has set up over $100 million in companies and sat on numerous Boards and held key executive positions in numerous startup enterprises. As an authority in the areas of building, launching and operating companies, he has assisted companies with tactical and strategic planning, corporate structuring, and capital formation. He has also been responsible for running companies building both residential homes and commercial buildings in excess of US$50 million.

Mr. Samuel holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Accounting and a Graduate degree in International Accounting, both from Victoria University. He is also a fully qualified accountant in Australia.

Email:    Phone: Australia: +61 412472472 or US:(310)739-1281