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Christopher G. Cogan

Christopher G. Cogan - CEO

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Christopher G. Cogan

Christopher G. Cogan is CEO of Seven Funds, LLC., a private investment firm based in Sarasota, Florida. He founded and serves as CEO of F7 Motorsports, LLC and its growing enterprise of automotive related entities. He is also Chairman of Cogan Realty, LLC, a commercial real estate firm based in Orlando, Florida, which he founded in 1988.

Since starting his first company at age 18, more than thirty-five years ago, Cogan has envisioned, built and run successful businesses in diverse fields ranging from classic car restoration to contract procurement services and software design and development. He has raise over $100 million for those businesses from top-tier Venture Capital and Private Equity firms as well Fortune 50 global companies.

Cogan is a graduate of Rollins College with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He completed the Graduate Management Program at the Crummer MBA School at Rollins and the AEA/Stanford Executive Forum at Stanford University. He is a Board Member at the Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship (CFAE) at Rollins College and a Member of the Investment Committee of the Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research.

Cogan holds the designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and has held securities licenses including Series 7, 31 and 66. He was awarded The Blue Chip Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Award for Business Leadership from Ernst & Young and, the Forty Under 40 Award from the Orlando Business Journal. He has also testified as an industry expert on Internet Commerce before the European Commission and the US Federal Trade Commission.

Since he was a young boy, Chris has been enamored with anything mechanical especially, cars and motorcycles. He often spent time at his father’s side working on his collection of European Sports and American Muscle cars. Chris began racing and collecting cars of his own at age 14. Today, he remains close to his eight siblings and their large extended family, many of whom are also involved in the automotive field. Chris has a beautiful wife Aimee and together they have one young daughter, Bella. They enjoy traveling the world and boating together as a family as well as all things motorsports.

Curt Cogan

Curt Cogan - Collector Car Advisor

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Curt Cogan

Curt is a Collector Car Advisor at F7. Curt has been exposed to virtually all aspects of the automotive industry over the past three decades. In his early teens he started working with the family’s classic car collection, detailing cars for Concourse events and prepping cars for race and track days, he soon began competing himself. In the late 90’s, Curt co-founded what grew to become of one of the most prominent builders of custom motorcycles in the US. Curt handled sales and marketing and helped grow the company to celebrity status with over 100 custom units sold per year and a long list of industry awards. Upon exiting that business in 2006, Curt returned to the family business where he handles investments in real assets including classic cars and real estate. Curt’s methodical research and analysis helps minimize downside risk and ensures stable returns on investments. His honesty and understated personality are hallmarks of the F7 approach to customer satisfaction.

Kay Carter, MBA, CPA

Kay Carter, CFO

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Kay Carter, CFO

Ms. Carter has served CFO of Seven Funds, LLC, the Private Equity arm of the Cogan Family office, since 2014. In addition, she was named CFO of F7 Motorsports and its related entities in 2017. She handles all financial planning, reporting and regulatory compliance.

Ms. Carter received her undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Tulane University and her MBA with specializations in both Finance and Accounting from the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, where she was elected to both Beta Gamma Sigma business and Beta Alpha Psi accounting honoraria. Upon graduation, Ms. Carter began her career as a Certified Public Accountant with the consulting division of Ernst & Young LLP, Special Services Group. Ms. Carter assisted corporations, healthcare organizations, financial institutions, law firms, and other clients with complex business, financial, M &A, audit and tax issues. For almost ten years, Ms. Carter worked with the Special Services Group based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was responsible for providing services for Ernst & Young LLP clients throughout the Southeast United States.

After advancing to Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, Ms. Carter relocated to Sarasota, Florida where she went on to serve as the Chief Financial Officer and/or Executive Vice President in various industries, including healthcare, communications, information technology, construction, and venture capital. In these roles, she was responsible for the oversight of entire financial and accounting departments, including accounts receivable, collections, invoicing, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, human resources, banking, taxes, and accounting information systems. She developed and managed SEC quarterly and annual financial reporting and disclosures (10QSB, 10KSB) and related audited financial statements for both publicly traded (NASDAQ) and privately held corporations.

Stephanie Havens

Stephanie Havens - SVP – Service

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Stephanie Havens

Stephanie was a Co-Founder of RENN HAUS and served as its SVP – Service from inception, over a decade ago, until its merger with F7 Motorsports in early 2018. As a continuation of her previous role, Stephanie serves as F7’s Director of Service and Customer Satisfaction. Stephanie grew-up in France where she learned to drive in a 914-6 Porsche and an Austin Mini. She completed high school in Switzerland and college in the US where she graduated from the University of Miami. She later received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an expertise in Organizational Consulting. In her free time, she is actively involved with the Car Club at the Bird Key Yacht Club and enjoys traveling, boating and speaking French.

Shaun Lulofs

Shaun Lulofs - General Manager – Service

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Shaun Lulofs

Shaun is the General Manager – Service at F7 / Renn Haus. Shaun has been a professional in the automotive field since 2001. He is a graduate of premier automotive training programs from both the Universal Technical Institute and the Mercedes-Benz ELITE program. Shaun holds Master Certifications from the Automotive Service Excellence Institution and Mercedes-Benz of North America. In 2011 he earned the L1 Advanced Diagnostic Specialist credentials from ASE and in 2013 was awarded the prestigious Service Laurates Award from Mercedes-Benz of North America. Shaun’s approach to service is to get it right the first time and a zero tolerance for any job not done to perfection. In his free time Shaun enjoys all motorsports and fishing with his family.

Mitchell J. Spetsios

Mitchell J. Spetsios - Service Manager

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Mitchell J. Spetsios

Mitchell is a Service Manager at F7 / Renn Haus. Mitchell’s entire professional career has been within the automotive industry. He graduated from the Universal Technical Institute in Orlando, FL with a 4.0 GPA. Mitchell is a Certified Mercedes-Benz technician and prior to joining Renn Haus in 2014, he worked as a technician at a major Mercedes-Benz dealership for 3 years. In his spare time, Mitchell participates in SCCA and PCA club race and autocross events. He is also active in the martial arts and is a 1st degree black belt in Shuri Ryu Karate.