Pete M Rivera, Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Visionary, and creator of RevelNation Enterprises Inc. Entrepreneur having invested in and managed various business ventures including, but not limited to, restaurants, advertising & marketing, events & promotions, media & film production, communications, and IT development. Rivera is an accomplished public speaker, and bilingual community leader.
In 2019, he produced Wake Up America the most watched show on Binge TV with over two-million views. Within the same year, Rivera launched PLUS Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant earning “Best Live Entertainment Venue” In the greater Raleigh area. Rivera is laser focused on RevelNation Enterprises Inc.
Joel W. Givens, Chief Information Officer & Co-Founder
North Carolina-based magician, Joel Givens, is one of the industry’s busiest professionals. He performs his original brand of close-up magic all over the world, and worked with corporate luminaries like Coca-Cola, IBM, Cisco, and Linux. He has consulted for nationally televised magic specials and performed for the world’s leading celebrities, athletes, presidents, and icons. Joel is recognized by magicians as one of magic’s brightest creators. In 1997 & 1998, he was the world champ for sleight of hand, two years in a row, at the at the prestigious Gatlinburg Festival of Magic. In, 2007 saw the release of SESSION: The Magic of Joel Givens. The book went on to win the “Book of the Year” by the largest online magic forum in the world.
Amitava Mandal, Chief Technologist
Ambitious, results-focused Technologist, founder of and and supported many ventures with over two decades of leadership experience defining solutions for complex projects with an emphasis on risk assessments, system optimization, market performance, technological enhancements/transformations, enterprise-wide digitization, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Risk and Capital Market. Adept at sourcing, developing, supervising, and mentoring exceptional professional teams focused on cost-effective performance, quality, efficiency, and customer experience.
Prior to launching, Amitava spent most of his career working for or consulting with companies like FIS, RBC, BMO, CIBC, JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank, Investors group, Wells Fargo, SAP, IBM, SAS etc.
Mike Rivera, Chief Financial Officer
Mike Rivera graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Finance and his MBA from East Carolina University in 1989 and 1997, respectively. Fluent in Spanish and French, Mike Rivera started his own restaurant business in 2001 becoming President and CEO of Europubs Inc. He created a very lucrative concept and later sold one of the riskiest business ventures during the depths of the Great Recession in 2009 for a very formidable price. Rivera has since flourished in the real estate business and is poised and seasoned to be the next CFO of RevelNation Enterprises Inc.
Roger Oldfield, Secretary
P. Roger Oldfield has 45 years’ experience in founding and developing start-ups, and executive management and Board governance in numerous businesses, to include; finance, marketing and sales, tax havens, central and investment banking, EB5 and merchant banking (New York, London, Paris, Zurich, and Shanghai), software, and consumer products and technology (IP) development, licensing and distribution. He has a successful track record in various industries and taking companies into the public marketplace, including but not limited to: an eco-products company; a Native American Indian mixed-use gaming venture; a national real estate management and development company; an interactive touch screen terminal and systems company providing ticketing to California Lottery, British Airways, America West Airlines, Mercedes Benz, Security Pacific Bank, Budget, Hilton, etc.

In addition, he has extensive experience in entertainment finance, film production and studio development, and national and international film distribution. This includes foreign film distribution and exhibition, and international pre-sales and finance in Europe, Japan, China, and Canada. He established an interactive multimedia entertainment production company that developed and licensed national and international projects partnering with AMC Theaters, Pacific Theaters, Odeon, Rank Productions and Theaters, Ticket Master, Kinopolis, Computicket, Rank Productions and Theaters. Roger has a Bachelor of Science and an MBA.
Greg Ziller, Production Executive
Greg Ziller has over 15 years of experience working in broadcast television production and independent film. He has worked for ABC, NBC, and Fox local news affiliates and cable news channels in Virginia and North Carolina. He has directed live news, severe weather continuous coverage, parades, talk shows, political debates, game shows, and sporting events. Greg also freelanced for ESPN NASCAR in Richmond, VA during the 2010 season. Greg has been nominated for multiple regional Emmy awards for his directing and has won an Edward R Murrow award.
Tony Basford, Production Executive
Owner, and operator of PLUS Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant, Tony is a revered entertainer extraordinaire as well as entrepreneur. Basford excelled in the multi-level marketing world as an executive leader having successfully recruited hundreds of brand ambassadors. Tony is a social media influencer bringing synergy to RevelNation Enterprises Inc. Tony is laser focused on music production and artist development.
David J. Spangenberg [Professor Pooch]
Music Business Career Guidance, Educator, Author & Consultant, Entertainment Contract Specialist
Professor Pooch has been educating and guiding Music Business people for 35 years, including developing and teaching courses in Entertainment Law, Music Publishing, Artist Development/Management, & more for the "Art Institute of Philadelphia" for 13 of those years. He has written a complete Music Business College Curriculum - 7 Books/Courses - covering the creative, business & legal sides of Music, and has appeared on hundreds of educational & self-empowerment audios & videos discussing the Music Industry.
"Life in the Music Business™️" w/ Professor Pooch
- Music Business Master Class, Audio & Video Podcast Series -
Available on all music/podcast platforms

Professor Pooch's Music Business Web Site:
-Your Music Business Education & Career Guidance Center-
Sam Coplin, Consultant
Mr. Sam Coplin is a legendary entertainment booking agent having successfully represented music artists, sports stars, and entertainment A-listers. In the last six decades, he has not only intimately represented numerous icons but has respectfully maintained these close relationships now serving as an esteemed confidant.

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