The Abele Group is a finance and technology company leading the financial industry into the digital age. It is made up of two subsidiary business units — Abele Technologies and Abele Asset Management — that work together leveraging blockchain and AI to increase security, efficiency, transparency and adoption of cryptocurrencies and digital assets.




The Abele team consists of top finance and technology talent. Our developers have prior experience as enterprise software principals at large financial organizations. We also have academic and real world Blockchain experts on the team. Finance professionals with operations and front office experience round out the team.

Phil A. Woods

Chief Executive Officer

Phil created the Abele Group in 2017 and has spent the past few months as the firm’s Business Development Officer
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Gavin Costin

Lead Blockchain Architect

Gavin Costin is a technology professional with a wide range of experience across multiple domains in Finance including
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Lucio Idone

Lead Data Scientist

Lucio Idone is a quant and a risk manager. He has served as a quantitative analyst and risk manager at Lloyds Banking Group
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Kimberly Carroll

Senior Digital Marketer

Kimberly brings 24 years of digital marketing experience to Abele, and has designed full-spectrum web builds
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Ernesto Lee

Philosopher & Systems Architect

Has lead development teams in systems infrastructure, cybersecurity, and enterprise architecture for leading Fortunate 100 companies over the past 15 years . He is
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Ifeanyi Jemie

Business Development

Ifeanyi Jemie is a finance professional with dynamic financial services and entrepreneurial experience.
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Meet some of the talented people advising The Abele Group.

Keith Carter

Blockchain and IOT Expert

Jeremy Khoo

Group CEO iFashion Group / VP MC Payment / Blockchain Entrepreneur / Founder of Several Blockchain Companies / ICO Consultant / E-commerce & Retail Expert

Seth Farbman

Co-Founder, Chairman, Vstock Transfer and eSignatureGuarantee.com

Yoel Goldfeder

CEO Vstock Transfer

Michael Lewis


Previously Barclays Capital/Standard Chartered Bank/Nephilia Advisors, University of Bristol

Rajneesh Kumar

Director Of Engineering @ EKA Systems

Previously Quoine, Barclays Capital

Ned Lowe

Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services

Previously Bank Of America, Imperial College (London)

Arup Ray

Technology Executive

Over 25 years of experience in managing and delivering technology solutions in capital markets
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Kris Childress


Mentor in Residence National University Singapore, Start-up Advisor.

Lauren McCallum


Most recently, Lauren McCallum was the co-head of Corporate Access and Execution Management at Millennium Management,
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Tim Tien


Tim is a portfolio and risk manager, specializing in the event driven space, and has experience supervising both sales
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Arienne Thompson Plourde

Moki Media

Arienne is a media professional with nearly 15 years of journalism and PR experience. Before joining boutique public relations
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Jared Polites

Crypto Media Group

Jared is an advisor and marketer in full-service ICO and blockchain campaigns. He has been involved with nearly 40 ICO projects
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Logan Schauer

Crypto Media Group

Logan is the founder and CEO of Crypto Media Group, a cutting-edge marketing firm providing blockchain visionaries with access to
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Meet the social media moderators of The Abele Group.





Lin Ling








Strategic Relationships

Stephen Tirrell

Morgan Lewis

Stephen C. Tirrell’s practice focuses on advising private investment funds (U.S. and non-US) and investment advisers in relation to
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Albert Lung

Morgan Lewis
Of Counsel

Albert Lung advises companies throughout the United States and abroad on capital market transactions, corporate governance, and
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Corey Washington

Washington Law
Managing Partner

Washington Law PLLC is a boutique law practice tailored to the specific legal needs that confront small businesses and individuals.
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Anson Augustine


Anson Augustine is a Partner in the New York City office of the Firm's Assurance group, focusing his efforts within the SEC Practice
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Howard R. Yeaton

Financial Consulting Strategies
Managing Partner and Founder

Howard is an expert in accounting for emerging public companies and in all aspects of public company financial reporting with extensive
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