Our Team

Brain Sewell

Brian Sewell

Chief Investment Officer

Founder of Rockwell Capital, Bitcoin Academy, Zion Exchange, and The Official Bitcoin Treasure Hunt. Former Executive of World Savings a Fortune 500 Bank. He has managed more than $1.1 billion in assets, is recognized for his fiscal, strategic, and operational vision and leadership.

BS in Data Science at Johns Hopkins University, MS in Data Science from Stanford University

Randy Winters

Randy Winters

Chief Technology Officer

Randy has over 25 years of experience as a technology-focused leader. He has built several successful companies that developed award-winning software solutions. He was also the Director of Advanced Development at Novell from 1995-2000 where he was instrumental in developing many leading-edge Internet infrastructure technology concepts that are still in use today. He holds a patent in Multi-Tasking Artificial Intelligence and has also incorporated deep learning and AI inferencing into technologies that have had an impact on various industries. He will be responsible for the architecture, security and safety of the hedge fund and will also be developing new leading-edge intelligent investment technologies.

BS in Air Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, MS in Software Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, 2002.

Mark Kress

Mark Kress

Chief Marketing Officer

As a Consultant with INVTech Consulting, he has helped launch 3 hedge funds over the last 4 years leveraging two decades of experience in portfolio and risk management. Capital raising experience spans long-only, long/short, and market-neutral equity products. From 2001-2011 Mark was a Portfolio and Risk Manager for the global team at Guggenheim Investments where he helped managed $1bn in long/short, market neutral, and long-only strategies.

BS in Managerial Economics from the University of California at Davis, MBA from the University of California at Berkeley Haas School of Business and is a CFA charter holder

Wil Bown

Chief Crypto Analyst, AI Developer

Wil is a bitcoin core developer. He took first prize at the bitcoin hackathon in 2015 and is an award-winning developer for his work on Neureal which is becoming the world’s largest supercomputer for artificial intelligence built on the blockchain. Wil eat sleeps and breaths this technology and has been doing so since before bitcoin was invented in 2009.

Diploma in Computer Programming, Certified Careers Institute

Jessie Bang

Jessie Bang

Trade Desk Manager/Director of Trade Desk Concierge Services

Jessie has worked as VP/Director of Operations at Bitcoin Academy for over two years. She has also held positions as Customer and Student Support Manager and Manager of Enrollment. She has extensive knowledge of the cryptocurrency space as a full time cryptocurrency trader and liquidity provider for individuals and institutions.

AA in Criminal Justice and Corrections from Kaplan University


Tony Beatty

Director of Operations

With 20 years nationally recognized training and sales awards Mr. Beatty is one of the rare bitcoin and open blockchain experts who approaches the subject from an educational, political, cultural, and human perspective.   He is a champion for  the cryptocurrency story and its global impact.   Mr. Beatty is also currently the Product Development Director for The American Bitcoin Academy, the thought leader in cryptocurrency education.

BS in Digital Film Production, Dixie State University, 2013

Keen Ellsworth

Keen Legal and Compliance

Mr. Ellsworth has been practicing law since 1993 and is admitted to practice in two jurisdictions. He has extensive experience in business and transactional law, mergers and acquisitions.  He is rated as *AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, which is a nationally recognized rating of lawyers, and it is the highest rating in both legal skill and ethics. Mr. Ellsworth is also the recipient of the 2014 “Top Lawyers” award from Desert Companion and the 2013 “Top Lawyers” Award for Best of The Best in Southern Nevada, by Vegas Inc. Mr. Ellsworth served on the Las Vegas and Toquerville Planning Commissions.  He is currently a member of the City Council of Toquerville, Utah. He is also Toquerville’s Administrative Law Judge.

BA in International Relations, Brigham Young University, 1990. JD from J. Reuben Clark Law School (Brigham Young University), 1993

Richard LeBaron

Media Manager

Richard is the Media Specialist for The Rockwell Capital Management. He has been working in TV and Video Production at television studios and live sporting events for 20 years. His passion is creating and telling stories.

BS in Integrated Studies Business and Digital Film Production, Dixie State University, 2013.