The Team

David Lewis

CEO & Director – CYIOS Corp.

Founder – Choice Wellness Inc.

Mr. Lewis is a seasoned executive with over 25 years experience in the public markets. He has served on the board of numerous companies and has advised dozens of private and public companies on diverse corporate activities including securing growth capital, capital restructuring, debt restructuring, reverse mergers, M & A, as well as building management and advisory boards, marketing, distribution & strategic direction.

In May 2019, Mr. Lewis co-founded a privately held health and wellness company, Choice Wellness, Inc.  Choice Wellness was acquired by CYIOS Corp in May 2020 and Mr. Lewis was appointed CEO and Member of the Board of CYIOS.

John O’Shea

Chairman of the Board – CYIOS Corp.

Founder – Helio Lending.

John O’Shea has an extensive background in the financial services industry. He was CEO and Director of Indo Global Exchange (Aust), Director & Founder of Global Electric Trading Pty Ltd, a full house stockbroking firm. He also served as a Senior Executive at Bendigo Bank and Adelaide Bank, CEO Founder INCH Corp Pty Ltd, Head of Marketing Sales Hannon Insurance & Superannuation, Administration and Senior Advisor Sales and Business Development at William M. Mercer.

Don Christie

Advisory Board – CYIOS Corp.

Don has served as managing director with Equity Trustees Ltd., President of the Australian Trustee Corporations Association and more. He’s a company director and was corporate lawyer with extensive experience in business and compliance.

Franco Devivo

VP Marketing & Business Development

Executive B2B sales leader – a closer – with experience selling in the financial services vertical for 20 years.. He has experience leading and developing teams, as well as building and executing sales and marketing strategies. Franco has a background in enterprise sales and strategic partnerships , building a sales culture that thrives on positive competition and success. 

Franco has spent the last year in the cryptocurrency vertical for the world’s largest BTM distributor, leading and developing plans for growth and working closely with ownership in scaling the business for optimal success. Prior to that, Franco has spent time leading teams for Property & Casualty companies, built strategic relationships for $1billion dollar marketing companies, started up a co-owned a digital marketing organization, and lived overseas in Melbourne, AU, working for one of the big 4 backs as a cash flow specialist.

Marko Radisic

Director of Communications, Media & Public Relations

Marko is a successful businessman and entrepreneur with a passion for professional auto racing.   His drive for success and winning is found both on the track and off.  On the track, Marko has achieved multiple race wins and podium finishes in GT Racing.  He also holds a Guinness Book of World Records for the greatest distance travelled karting on an outdoor circuit in 24 hours (945.60 miles).  Marko takes that same passion for winning in whatever he sets his sights on including having founded numerous businesses including Precision Driving Racing Team, Flirt Sushi Lounges, Weinert & Radisic Internation (wine imports with national distribution into 17 States).  He has spent many years investing in small & micro-cap companies developing in-depth knowledge of the public markets and understands the importance of bridging the communications gap between management, investors and media.  Marko has chaired multiple events and committees for non-profits including the Child Protection Centre and Selah Freedom.

Advisory Board

Ally Medina

Ms.Medina is a blockchain expert and highly knowledgeable in the areas of crypto-legislation and crypto-product development.  She proudly served the people of Emeryville, CA as Mayor of City and currently serves as City Council Member through 2024.  She has a decade of state and local policy experience with an expertise in blockchain technology and serves as the Executive Director of the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition, an organization that educates policymakers and advocates for smart blockchain legislation that will allow the industry to grow in California and nationwide. 

In 2020, Ally co-founded Paloma Pay (palomapayinc.com) where she currently serves as CEO.  Her expertise in blockchain regulation and understanding of the struggles cannabis businesses face without adequate banking inspired her to create the Paloma Pay platform as a contactless payment solution that eliminates uncertainty about using cryptocurrency.  She founded the Company to initially serve the needs of the un-bankable, such cannabis dispensaries in need of an alternative to traditional banking. . The Paloma Pay platform was developed by regulatory experts to make crypto safe and easy for businesses owners to accept.  Ally and her team developed an easy-to-use crypto payments platform that allows users to accept cryptocurrency from their customers and deposit dollars into their account.

Nasser Azimi

Mr. Azimi has over 25 years of experience as a business executive delivering complex and large-scale technology solutions for retail, wholesale, business administration, education, financial management, and government service delivery. Mr.Azimi currently serves as the President of Ohana Cannabis (ohanacannabis.com) and responsible for the development and implementation of upscale and hi-tech cannabis retail and wholesale facilities across California.   He leads a team of over 260 cannabis retail specialists and consultants as well as scientists, software developers, growers, and manufacturers who are collectively responsible for transformation of Ohana’s hi-tech vertically integrated cannabis operations across California under 20 State licenses and growing. Mr. Azimi is also the founder of Teranomic Software specializing in Drone solutions for private and public entities.  He oversees software development and operational implementation of drone solutions used in agriculture, traffic management, and package delivery. 

Ryan Luther

Ryan is crypto-technology expert and specializes in crypto-product development.  For the past several years he has applied his expertise to tackle the unique challenges of UX for new cryptocurrency users, working on projects from blockchain browser extensions to cryptocurrency payments.  Ryan currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Paloma Pay.  With a passion for product design, technology and crypto, Ryan was instrumental in developing the Paloma Pay platform for customers in need of an end to end crypto payment solution.  

Danijella Dragas

Ms. Dragas is Founder and CEO of The Lending Corporation LLC.  Since founding the company 13 years ago, Danijella has expanded the Lending Corporation from the ground up and now offers a complete line of residential mortgage, commercial lending, structured financing, refinancing and specialty loans.  The Company employs a knowledgeable staff of experienced mortgage bankers with an operations team that is second to none.  By constantly updating loan programs, and pricing based on market patterns, the Company can ensure that delivery of extremely competitive rates combined with optimal mortgage structuring.  She earned a BS in Economics/International Trade and Banking from the prestigious University of London. Ms. Dragas was one of the original team members that introduced Bear Stearns mortgages to the residential wholesale market. She is extremely competent in international banking and taxes proving to be an asset in dealing with the foreign national marketplace. 

Min Kim

Ms. Kim is a leading blockchain, cryptocurrency and crypto-lending expert and advisor, having guided the growth of numerous companies in the crypto space. Min currently serves as CMO at Polygon, and has engaged with more than 30+ startups in the crypto space as a marketing and partnerships consultant including some of the largest crypto startups out of India, Vietnam, China, and Russia.. Most recently she served as Head of Marketing and Business Development at Cred, Huobi US, and was the first U.S. employee at TRON Foundation. From the early days of her career, she has surrounded herself with some of the most successful and influential crypto business leaders including having begun her crypto career working with Tim Draper on blockchain initiatives. A Dartmouth College graduate, Ms. Kim is fluent in four languages and has a passion for entrepreneurship and social networking. Ms. Kim is the founder of BLOCULTURAL an advisory company that specializes in planning blockchain events and assists crypto Companies with marketing, PR, community building, and coordinating investor dinners.

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