The Team

Stephen F. Botsford

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Botsford is the Managing Partner of Laurel Canyon Holdings and has served in various executive positions at Corporate Funding, Inc., Arthur Anderson, and Fortran Printing, Inc, where he served as president and co-owner.

Mr. Botsford is the holder of the patent portfolio encompassing the Resonance Generating Fields technology. He is a registered CPA and member of the Illinois Bar Association.

He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Business Management and matriculated from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Joseph (Jodi) Startari

President, Board of Directors, Founder

As President of Anapole Technologies, Jodi Startari is responsible for the global executive functions of the company to drive sustainable commercial innovation in the medical device industry.

Startari has more than 30 years of executive business leadership and entrepreneurial experience in the medical/biotech sector, and instills a passion for building successful relationships within the industry.

A graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Physics, Startari served as a captain in the United States Marine Corps as a radar intercept officer, graduated from the TOPGUN program, and was a certified Air Combat Tactics Instructor.

Startari earned an MBA from Florida State University and is a holder of  multiple patents.

Dr. Fausel has received many awards for his work in academia and nature conservation, including the USDA Forest Service Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Resources Council of America Public Service Award, an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from the American University of Rome, and a Doctorate of Laws Honoris Causa from The Institute of World Politics.

Dr. Stephen Fausel


Dr. Fausel is a businessman, philanthropist, and conservationist.

Dr. Fausel is the Director of the Fausel Foundation and CEO of Fausel Companies. Dr. Fausel founded and served as President of S.A.A.S. (Sino American Aviation Company), was an adjunct professor at West Virginia University, and served in the military.

Prior to working with Anapole, Dr. Fausel served as Vice Chairman of the National Forest Foundation, and was a member of the advisory board of the American Foreign Policy Council.

He currently serves as a Trustee of the Institute of World Politics, a graduate school specializing in statecraft, in Washington D.C. He attended Truman University and Missouri Military Academy.

Stephen F. Botsford, Jr.

Board of Directors, Treasurer/Secretary

Mr. Botsford is a Partner at Laurel Canyon Holdings, and has served in various positions at First Trust and Angeles Investors.

He earned an economics degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Masters in Applied Economics from Georgetown University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Mr. Botsford served as a legislative assistant for U.S. Congressman Tony Cardenas, where he authored four legislative bills, founded a bipartisan caucus, and created an internship program for multiple offices, including the Financial Services Committee. He also directed field operations for the successful election campaign of the Illinois State Attorney General.

As Partner at Laurel Canyon Holdings, Mr. Botsford negotiates and manages various commercial holdings and works closely with investor stakeholders.

Damian Antonescu

Manager, Investor Relations

Damian Antonescu is an expert in data transformation and psycholinguistics, with multiple patents pending. He works with a number of early-stage companies in those areas, and has served as an advisor to three U.S. Congressional Representatives.

Lieutenant Antonescu’s career with the Defense Intelligence Agency began in 2005 working for the Directorate of Operations, Eastern Europe. He conducted multiple deployments to Iraq, Central Asia, and Afghanistan, and was the first civilian attache instructor on full-time staff at the Joint Military Attache School. As an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves, he was assigned to Seal Team 18.

Lieutenant Antonescu’s awards and decorations include the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal, the DIA Civilian Combat Support Medal, and NATO Civilian Expeditionary Medal.

He is a member of The Most Venerable Order of St. John, holding the rank of Officer-Knight as awarded by HRH Queen Elizabeth II.

Thomas (Tim) Brennan

Equipment Performance and Configuration

Mr. Brennan oversees hardware optimization, equipment performance, and configuration for Anapole. Prior to Anapole, he worked in marketing and business development for Agilent Technologies and The Hewlett Packard Company, where he specialized in various hardware for testing and measurement.

Mr. Brennan has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Vitaly Seltzer

Director, Configuration

With more than 25 years’ experience developing electromagnetic field systems and software, Mr. Seltzer leads and oversees efforts in equipment configuration, frequency mapping, and database development. He is an expert in waveform optimization, and holds patents in the field.

Before joining Anapole, Mr. Seltzer was a director at EMF Technology Corporation and a directed technical efforts at MedTech Corp. and Hivex, Ltd. He gradated in RF Equipment Design and Configuration from the Vsesouzny Zaochny Machinostroitelny Institute.

Dr. Yuri Svirko

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Dr. Svirko developed the comprehensive description of the RGField’s mechanism of action and EMFS device’s non-conventional electromagnetic fields interaction with targeted substance.

While at the Japan Science and Technology Corporation, he performed research projects for the Excitation Project of the Exploratory Research Advanced Technology (ERATO) Program, and also served as a senior research fellow at the General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Science in Moscow.

Dr. Svirko earned a Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics from the Russian Academy of Science after receiving his PhD in Physics and Mathematics from Moscow State University.

 Dr. Svirko was honored with an appointment as a Royal Society Visiting Research Fellow at University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, and has educated brilliant minds at he University of Eastern Finland for more than 20 years.

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