Andrew Huck is the founder and chief investment officer of Gulfstream Capital. He has been investing in digital assets since 2013 when he was asked to do a media interview on the police chief of Hazard Kentucky who was demanding that his salary be paid in bitcoin. Since then, Mr. Huck has been traveling to New York and San Francisco on a regular basis to investigate the benefits of cryptocurrencies for institutional investment portfolios. Because he has been investing through two significant crypto bear markets (2014 and 2018), Mr. Huck has a long term understanding of the asset class. Mr. Huck is a 1996 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wake Forest University and did his postgrad work at The Darden School of Business at The University of Virginia (MBA). Mr. Huck has served on the boards of Young Life, FCA, and the Fellows Program, and is the co-founder of Telemachus, a national mentoring initiative. He resides in Knoxville with his wife and four children and is an avid golfer, skier, and racquet sports enthusiast.
Katie Skurski brings over nineteen years of investment and financial analysis experience to the team including positions with investment firms Fayez Sarofim & Company ($30B AUM) and Moneyzen Wealth Management ($50M AUM), and with Fortune 500 Corporations including Nike and Ruby Tuesday. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society from Vanderbilt University (B.A. 1999) where she majored in Economics and double minored in Mathematics and Business Administration. Skurski also holds a Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (2004) where she focused on financial and investment analysis. Skurski holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is an active member of the CFA Society of North Carolina where she resides with her family in Chapel Hill.
As one of the leading security and applied cryptographic experts in the country, Dr. Nathanael Paul helps determine the viability/scalability of cryptocurrencies, tokens, and blockchain investments for Gulfstream Digital. Dr. Paul previously served as the chief scientist and founder of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Center for Trustworthy Embedded systems. In this role, he served as the Center’s primary security technical lead for multiple sponsors including the DOE, DOT, NSF, IARPA, ORNL, and other government agencies. His work was used to secure our nation’s infrastructure including the areas of energy, transportation, and healthcare. Today, Dr. Paul also leads product security for a S&P 500 private sector company, and he also holds a dual role as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee. Prior to joining the Gulfstream Digital Board, Dr. Paul was a research scientist at the VU University in Amsterdam. He previously received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. In his early life, Dr. Paul first started programming at age 10, and he started working with cryptographic ciphers at the age of 11. Dr. Paul splits his time between Knoxville and San Diego, California.
Mr. Raleigh McCammon runs marketing and business development for Gulfstream Digital. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (B.A. 2013) where he concentrated in sport management and business. Prior to joining Gulfstream, Raleigh worked in sports and community development in multiple sports including basketball, baseball and tennis. With his relationships in the NFL, NCAA, MLB, NBA, ATP/WTA and PGA Tour, Raleigh has been a tremendous asset for Gulfstream Sports. Outside of the office, Raleigh enjoys coaching youth baseball and basketball travel teams, playing tennis, and ShakeShack.
J.R. Becko serves on the advisory board for Gulfstream Digital. Mr. Becko was an early investor in both Bitcoin and Tesla, and has been on the cutting edge of disruptive technologies for most of his career. He has a broad background across multiple high tech industries and has extensive experience building highly productive commercial teams with both startups and large corporations. His specialties include venture capital investments in digital assets, social networking, wireless telecommunications, innovation, and advising entrepreneurs. Mr. Becko attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he starred on the college golf team. J.R. serves on the board for multiple philanthropic endeavors, including College Golf Fellowship. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.