The Founders


Kingsley Tapp

President and CEO

Kingsley is a graduate of Louisville Collegiate School and is taking classes at the Harvard Business School. He has made a himself known in the business world by helping manage a 501.c.3 non-profit based out of Louisville, KY: Flight Club 502 where he helped in the financial aspects of business as well as co-founding a non-profit that helps rehabilitate thoroughbred horses called Thoroughbred Rescue and Reuse Trust.


Mark Vyleta

Vice President

Mark is an IR Private Pilot who worked closely on the business side of Argus Venture, LLC with Kingsley the co-founder of the company. Mark is our Vice President. He will assist with operations and and keep tabs on all of the financial records.


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Chris Surowiec

Chief Marketing Officer

Chris began his entrepreneurial and marketing journey when he started his own business and blog known as “Practical Style Guide” two years ago. He is currently the Chief Marketing Officer in charge of promoting Argus Venture, LLC at colleges in the Greater Chicago area.


Joey Moricone

Head of Research/Marketing (West Coast United States)

Joey is a successful investor and real-estate entrepreneur who is heading the Research and Marketing sector of Argus Venture on the West Coast and helping promote our company to colleges and universities in California


Jeanie barnes

Head of Research/Marketing (South East United States)

Jeanie is a successful marketer and event promoter who is helping Argus Venture with its marketing and promotions all across the southeastern United States

Operations and Analytics

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Paul Burdick Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

Paul is a graduate of the College of Charleston with a B.S Business and Minor in Finance. Paul will assist the Chief Operating Officer on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.

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Lorenz ESposito

Chief Operations Officer

Lorenz is a graduate of the College of Charleston and with a B.S. in Business and Marketing. He has a strong background in business and startups, having founded the Global Youth Soccer Training, Inc in Sweden and serving as a professional athlete simultaneously. He will spearhead researching marketing trends and strategies on how to effectively market the company as well as overseeing the successful day-to-day operations of the company


Mackenzie Richards

Head of Digital Marketing/Analytics and Website Design

Mackenzie is a successful marketer and social media influencer who is helping Argus Venture with its marketing and promotions research, as well as finding unique strategies on how to better promote our company

Programming and Development


Lennart “Lenny” Czardydbon

Chief Engineer

Lennart is a professional coder and programmer who operates out of both the United States and the European Union. Lenny is leading the Programming Team of Argus Venture as our Chief Technology Officer, designing the unique Argus Textbook Trading algorithm as well as leading the coding of the Argus app


Patrik Walters

Software Engineer

Patrik is a professional software developer and coder working on the app development of the Argus Venture college app.


Francesco Volante

Lead Software Developer

Francisco is a professional software programmer and works with both Argus Venture as well as Whayne Supply as a coder and programmer. Francesco previously served as a programmer in the Air Force before leaving to pursue his passion in the civilian world. He is currently the Lead Programmer for the Argus app, designing databases and app securities

Company Advisors


DAvid Rummler

Strategic Advisor

David is a graduate of Stanford University and retired US Navy Lt Commander. Rummler currently sits as the managing director and advisory chair to many different companies in Louisville, KY and the San Francisco Bay Area

DAniel Worley

Technological Advisor

Daniel is the founder of his own web-development company based out of Louisville and has numerous contracts with different companies including Ford Motor Co

Don Justice

Business Advisor

Don Justice is an IT professional and well-vetted member of the Louisville business community. He is currently helping us with research, connecting, and maintaining out public image

College Ambassadors