Supporting, Educating and Protecting the American Crowdfunding Market

Nationwide Leadership

Here are some of the NLCFA's Nationwide Leaders.  Only a very small number are also on the Board.


The NLCFA is a very broad based association stretching from coast to coast.  It is owned by its members and led by a growing number of people in many states.

If you have an interest in joining our leadership team in any area, please contact us and we'll get you plugged in.  We have many different types of projects, initiatives, committees that you can choose from.

David Marlett, JD CPA

Founder and Executive Director

Managing Partner

Crowdfund International (consultants)

Dallas, TX


David has 25+ years experience with simple to complex financing of over $200M, with specialties in the film industry. He has run multiple national organizations and campaigns.

Matt Nutting JD

Coleman & Horowitt
Fresno, CA

Michael Melfi, JD
Intellectual Property Attorney and Digital Entrepreneur.
Melfi & Associates
Detroit, MI

Jim Downey, CPA
Downey & Company, CPAs
Boston, MA

Howard Landers
NLCFA Board of Directors

eBarnRaiser LLC
eBRCapital (portal)
Miami, FL

Patricia Salber, MD MBA


Health Tech Hatch (portal)

Larkspur, CA

Pat is a physician executive and serial entrepreneur who founded and is CEO of Health Tech Hatch, a crowdfunding and beta testing site for health tech entrepreneurs.  

Rodolfo Pages

NLCFA Board of Director-Strategy Chair


eBarnRaiser LLC (portal)

eBRCapital (portal)
Miami, FL

Bill Hubbard, JD CPA


Hubbard Business Counsel

Chicago, IL

Bill has over 30 years of experience helping entrepreneurs. Today his firm provides business legal (and securities) counsel to small and middle-market companies and their owners.