Dan Hodges has a broad multi-disciplinary background including more than 20 years of experience in public markets as an underwriter for more than 200 publicly traded entities. The majority of his time was spent in corporate structure, construction of SEC filings, and M&A activity.
Hodges was also President and Chairman of a publicly traded oil & gas company for 2 years and then founded a coal mining company and ran it for 2 years.
In 2007, Dan procured nuclear battery patent applications from their inventor, finished initial research on the technology, and prosecuted them into issued patents in 2009 with an initial appraised value of over $25MM.
Dan has experience in positions as a US Defense Security Service ‘Facility Security Officer’ and ‘COMSEC Custodian’ and was certified by the NSA and DSS to undertake these duties. Lieutenant Colonel Hodges served for 26 years as a military member, retiring in 2014 as an F-16 Senior Flight Instructor in Tucson, Arizona. His final award prior to retirement was a Meritorious Service Medal, citing Lt. Col. Hodges as “one of the most valuable and capable instructors in the Wing.”
Dan holds two patents as (a) inventor of an AI & neural net driven “Method and System for a Grass Roots Intelligence Program” (Patent 7,944,357), and (b) one related to the potential uses of TM in radar. As an author, he wrote and published a volume titled “Future Span” covering current and future U.S. energy paradigms.
As founder and Chairman of Medusa International, he has built an organization from scratch consisting of 3 subsidiaries covering focus areas of Aerospace, Marine and Scientific/Space R&D.