Michael J. Ducas is a Certified Public Accountant and an accomplished finance and tax executive whose experience encompasses 18 years working at two multinational corporations with an additional five years of public accounting experience. Most recently, Mr. Ducas served as the CFO and treasurer of HDIMAX, INC, in their New York offices. HDIMAX, INC. is a digital publishing and broadcast company. The company focuses on selling advertising around the content they either produce or license on their owned and operated websites. Mr. Ducas began his career as a tax and finance executive working with companies like Sanofi Pasteur Inc., a $60 billion worldwide pharmaceutical company. Subsequently, he served Sanofi Pasteur in several lead financial and tax positions including Director of North American Tax reporting to U.S. CFO and VP of Tax Worldwide for the global vaccine division of Sanofi SA. At Sanofi, Mr. Ducas held the CFO position for the Research and Development division and CFO position in a joint venture with Merck and Co. Mr. Ducas worked as the Vice President of Tax and Chief Tax Officer in North America for Havas Advertising, a $6 billion worldwide advertising company with operations in 82 countries. He later served as CFO and VP of Tax for RantNetwork, Inc., a start-up company involved in the development of real time translation applications in cell phone technology. At all companies Mr. Ducas served on the Business Development Committee involved in Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments. Mr. Ducas graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Accounting in 1982, and from Marywood University with an MBA in Finance and Investment in 1994. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.
Lori Albano has over 35 years of business management, financial planning, accounting, insurance and human resource experience. She handles all the administrative and consulting duties for Ducas Enterprises. She serves as the “right-hand” to the managing partner. Lori graduated from Marywood University with an MBA in Finance and International Business. She also has an insurance license in health, life and annuities.