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Bill Jula

Bill Jula

Co-Founder & VP Business Development

Vertice Capital Partners, LLC

Co-Founder at OPPRTUNITY.COM and Vertice Capital Partners, LLC - Hedge Fund

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Vertice Capital Partners, LLC

Co-Founder & VP Business Development

Vertice Capital Partners, LLC provides alternative investment vehicles to accredited investors looking to generate consistent, positive returns across all market cycles while maintaining low volatility. The Vertice Velocity Fund uses a multi-strategy combination of equities, ETF's, indexes and volatility arbitrage to achieve higher yielding returns. The Fund generates consistent above market returns using mean reverting volatility arbitrage. Intending to mitigate delta one market risk, The Fund maintains a properly hedged portfolio, with a move toward market neutrality. The Vertice Velocity Fund generates returns using highly liquid and broad based index ETF's, equity baskets, and options.

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OPPRTUNITY.COM

Co-Founder

OPPRTUNITY is a tool for professional discovery. We use a scientific approach to matching professionals based on a real opportunity to do business. Our matching system generates leads for users looking for new sales, jobs, candidates and more. OPPRTUNITY has already been ranked as the 3rd fastest growing Startup on Angel List according to Mattermark (September 2013) - Silicon Valley Business Journal

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PROskore (formerly Fast Pitch!)

Co-Founder

PROskore is the first social network to measure professional reputation (i.e. a Klout for professionals) as a way to connect business professionals in a more efficient manner. Our scoring algorithm analyzed multiple data points to determine a score for each member including social influence, professional experience, and education. My major responsibilities included PR, sales, business development, marketing, web development, training and more.

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Gulf Coast Amateur Basketball Association

Founder & Commissioner

Launched the first Pro-Am style Men's Basketball League in the Sarasota, FL. Involved in every aspect of operations during a 20 game regular season. Some unique aspects of the GCABA included: live video stream of all games, interactive website complete with player profile and up-to-date statistics (shooting %, PPG, REB, Assists, Steals, 3-Point %, FT% and more). Teams were supplied with complete uniforms, top flight referees, and more.

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University of South Florida

Senior Director, University of South Florida (South Campus)

Promoted to the position of Sr. Director to launch a brand new satellite campus for the University of South Florida. Responsibilities included all aspects of building a new campus including: student recruitment, community partnerships, staffing, scheduling, web development, marketing and more.

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Backsoft Corporation

Director of Business Development

Oversaw all business development opportunities globally (partnerships, etc.). Backsoft provided software to Fortune 500 companies looking to web-enable ERP systems (i.e. SAP). During Bill's tenure at Backsoft, the company was named by Computerworld as one of the Top 100 Companies to Watch in 2001. Backsoft was eventually acquired.

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Major League Baseball - Tampa Bay Rays

Community Liaison / Sales

Performed all community relations activities and outside sales throughout a three county region (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater). Communicated the message of the Tampa Bay Rays to Chambers of Commerce, Civics organizations, non-profits, corporations and more. Sold corporate ticket packages including suite level and party areas. Also performed countless game day duties to ensure a quality experience was had by all patrons.

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University of Kentucky Athletics Department

Advisor

Advisor for The University of Kentucky Athletics Department. Responsibilities included oversight of over 400 student-athlete scheduling, tutoring, recruitment, etc. Served as a liaison between the athletic department and coaches for all sports teams on campus.

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Santa Fe Community College Athletics Department

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Assistant Coach for Santa Fe's most successful team in history (28-4). Ranked as high as 6th nationally - 21 game winning streak. Bill was involved in every aspect of coaching including recruitment, on-floor coaching, video breakdown, scouting, and more. Bill also served as an Academic Advisor for the college.

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Southwest Amateur Basketball Association / Suncoast Sunblasters USBL

Assistant Commissioner

Helped organize and operate Tampa Bay's only Pro-Am basketball league. The league featured players from the NBA as well as most major Division I players from around Florida. In conjunction with the SWABA, I helped operate the USBL's Suncoast Sunblaster franchise during the 1992 season.

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University of Kentucky

Masters of Science

University of Kentucky

Minor, Business Administration

University of Florida

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)