Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (LEA) is a leading provider of educational training seminars, conferences and services. Founded in 1992, LEA is a global company dedicated to providing quality financial education with headquarters in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. offers comprehensive instruction and mentorship in the areas of real estate investing, financial instruments investing and personal finance. Our curriculum is designed to help people progress from beginner to educated investor. Students often begin their journey to financial freedom at one of our FREE Workshops. They can then continue with a 3-Day Training followed by our Elite Training programs. Trainings are delivered, live, online and on-demand.
With more than 150 employees and nearly 60 independent contractors worldwide, Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. is committed to bringing the message of financial education to the people of the world. Over 700,000 people have attended one of our free workshops and we currently have students in over 100 countries.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Humpage has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since November 10, 2014. Mr. Humpage has been the CEO of our predecessor since September 4, 2012 and has been a member of the Board of Directors of our predecessor since May 23, 2012. Mr. Humpage was previously Chief Financial Officer of the Rich Dad Operating Company, LLC, which licenses its Rich Dad® brand to us for financial education programs. Mr. Humpage was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Government Liquidation, the leading online auction website for federal government surplus and scrap assets, from 1998 to 2011. Earlier in his career, he worked in the construction materials, manufacturing and professional service industries specializing in early-stage and troubled organizations. A certified public accountant and a British chartered accountant, Mr. Humpage holds a MBA Finance degree from Western International University (1995).
Chairman of the Board, Independent Director
Mr. Bass has served as a Director since November 10, 2014, and as a director of Tigrent Inc. since May 3, 2010. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since July 2015. From September 2005 to June 2009, Mr. Bass served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Piper Aircraft, Inc., a general aviation manufacturing company. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Suntron Corporation, a provider of high mix electronic manufacturing services, from its incorporation in May 2001 until May 2005, and as Chief Executive Officer of EFTC Corporation, a subsidiary of Suntron Corporation, from July 2000 until April 2001. From 1992 to July 2000, Mr. Bass was a Senior Vice President of Sony Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Bass spent 13 years in various manufacturing management positions at the aerospace group of General Electric Corporation. Mr. Bass served on the Board of Directors of TTM Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of complex printed circuit boards used in sophisticated electronic equipment from September 2000 until his resignation in May 2018. Additionally, since October 2010, Mr. Bass has been a director at Mercury Computer Systems, a provider of open, commercially developed, application-ready, multi-INT subsystems for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) market. Mr. Bass holds a B.S.M.E. degree from Ohio State University (1979).
Mr. Sucoff was first elected to the Board on July 16, 2015 and has over 30 years of securities industry experience encompassing supervisory, banking and sales responsibilities. Mr. Sucoff currently owns and operates Equity Source Partners, LLC, an advisory and consulting firm. He has participated in the financing of hundreds of public and private companies. Mr. Sucoff currently serves on the following Boards of Directors: Contrafect Corp. (CFRX), Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (LEAI), First Wave Technologies and Galimedix Therapeutics, Inc. In addition, Mr. Sucoff currently serves as a consultant to Sapience Therapeutics. Mr. Sucoff is past President of New England Law/Boston and has been a member of the Board of Trustees for over 25 years. He is the Chairman of the Endowment Committee. Mr. Sucoff received a B.A. from SUNY Binghamton (1974) and a J.D. from New England School of Law (1977) where he was the Managing Editor of the Law Review and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mr. Sucoff has been a member of the Bar (now retired) of the State of New York since 1978.
Mr. Harper was appointed to the Board and chairman of the Company's Audit Committee on December 1, 2015. He has more than 30 years of public, private-equity backed and global company experience in the retail, insurance, electronic manufacturing and consumer products industries. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at DEI Holdings and Sound United, a global manufacturer and distributor of high end home audio products. Prior to joining DEI/Sound United in January of 2017, Mr. Harper was the President and CFO of Twin-Star International from 2013 to 2016, CFO at Scottsdale Insurance from 2005 to 2012 and Suntron Corporation from 2000 to 2005. Prior to that he had senior finance positions at Iomega Corporation and General Electric. Mr. Harper received a BS from San Jose State University in 1983.