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Formed in December 2004, FAVA is a business services consulting organization concentrating in the hospitality, leisure and real estate industries. FAVA located in Las Vegas, Nevada, provides strategic planning, guidance and implementation services ranging from business and marketing plans, operational budgets, feasibility studies, loss mitigation, market analysis, workouts, land acquisition, and diligence reviews.

Fred Conte is Managing Member of FAVA.

Mr. Conte has over twenty-seven years of executive managerial and operational experience in the land development and vacation ownership industries. Prior to establishing FAVA, Mr. Conte held key management positions with leading land and timeshare developers such as Sunterra, Consolidated Resorts, Mandalay Vacation Resorts and Preferred Equities Corporation. During his tenure with these organizations, Mr. Conte had responsibilities ranging from strategic planning to day to day operations including, but not limited to finance, treasury and accounting functions as well as sales and marketing programs. He has directed the development of numerous purpose built resorts, whole ownership condominium projects and resort conversions in eleven states, as well as the establishment of land development sales operations in Nevada and Colorado.

Mr. Conte is an active member of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), having served as a member of its Board of Directors and the Chair of several of its committees and task forces. He is a certified Registered Resort Professional (RRP), and has been a speaker on many industry related topics at industry conferences as well as being a guest lecturer at Cornell University, the Florida Institute of Technology and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Mr. Conte has been a frequent contributor to several leading industry publications and trade journals.

Mr. Conte is a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University.

Mr. Conte has recently been appointed to The Board Of Directors of The Caring Network Group, Inc. The Caring Network Group, Inc. is a software company dedicated to enriching the lives of senior citizens and others through an interactive software platform.