John Repetti, CPA, Senior Advisor

John Repetti joined the Cooper Family Office as a CPA in New York and Florida. John is a founder and board member of Gold Coast Bank and serves or has served as an advisor or board member of numerous commercial and not for profit organizations, and he serves as an advisor to several venture capital firms. He was the founder and CEO of MGI Repetti, a regional CPA firm. John is a member of the advisory board for the Alliant Group, the premier specialty tax service provider in the US. He is the former Worldwide Chairman of MGI World, an international network of 280 accounting firms in over 80 countries around the globe. He is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, the Florida Institute of CPAs and has chaired committees for the profession. Mr. Repetti received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Fordham University and is a member of the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame. John is a life-long student of the martial arts, and is a third degree black belt instructor with American Nihon Jiu-Jitsu.

Christopher Nkosi, Engineer

Christopher Nkosi, a microwave transmission engineer, joined the Cooper Family Office as a projects manager to review the scientific and engineering aspects of potential portfolio companies. Mr. Nkosi’s particular foci within the microwave transmission space are: point to multipoint communications, planning, design, and implementation of microwave links, configuring and troubleshooting microwave links, and 5G microwave solutions. He holds a B.ENG. in electrical and electronics engineering, with a focus in telecommunications, from the University of Eswatini. He was  the inaugural Huawei-University of Eswatini ICT Aademy campus ambassador for the year 2021 to 2022. From the ICT Academy Christopher gained certification in 5G:  HCIA-5G and storage and HCIA- Storage. In partnership with the University of Eswatini he entered the graduate trainee program in Huawei technologies. 

 

Mr Nkosi’s interests within the ICT space are varied, the most predominant being the infrastructure used to bring out mobile telecommunications. He has trained in in microwave transmission, as well as a professional in the telecommunications space. Christopher sees a continued, new, Industrial Revolution throughout the Middle East and Africa, which will result in significant opportunities for investors and engineers.