Our Team


peggyMs. Sammon background's is in starting and building businesses with a specific focus on high tech strategic planning, marketing and operations. Sammon graduated from Bucknell University and has completed executive seminars in finance, hiring and non-profit fundraising. Recent and current activities include business planning and assistance in genetics-based biotech companies, strategy and marketing for precision machinery/robotics supplier, and general mentoring for local start-ups. She has also supported numerous groups with PR planning for events. Ms. Sammon is active on a number of boards. She is married to Ralph Petroff and mother of 4 children. <full bio...>


ralphMr. Petroff is a CEO with 30 years of successful global experience in high technology, including businesses in wireless communications, remote data acquisition and asset tracking, and clean technologies.  Currently, he is CEO of Magna Vista Group, providing management and strategic consulting to a variety of companies.





pls Mr. Petroff has extensive operational experience in small to mid-sized businesses, having held positions as CEO, COO, CFO, and VP-Operations. Petroff has founded, managed, and lead technology, technology services, and clean-tech companies from start-up phase to exit. Founded or co-founded a total of 18 companies on five continents. Broad general management, operations, sales, fund raising, finance, M&A, legal, technology licensing, shareholder relations, international business, and human resources experiences. Petroff raised over $125 million in private equity from including Sony, Siemens, USWest, WorldCom, OCBC, and 15 domestic and international venture firms. < Full bio...>