Chief Executive Officer
Patrick F. Hogan is the CEO and Founder of CMB Regional Centers. Mr. Hogan’s considerable experience dating back to 1994 establishes him as one of the most experienced practitioners in the EB-5 industry. In fact, Mr. Hogan has been involved in EB-5 since the creation of the Regional Center Program. Mr. Hogan founded CMB Regional Centers with the creation of CMB Export, LLC in 1997.
Mr. Hogan, a lifelong entrepreneur, opened his first of many businesses in 1978. Currently, Mr. Hogan is the CEO of two companies that are the leaders in their industries: CMB Regional Centers and Rock Island Auction Company. Today, Rock Island Auction Company is the #1 antique and collectable firearms auction house in the world and CMB Regional Centers is the most successful EB-5 Regional Centers in existence. Mr. Hogan is considered a seasoned expert in the EB-5 industry. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA) and has been an active participant in furthering industry best practices as well as program reauthorization and reform.
Noreen Hogan is the President of CMB Regional Centers and manages the day-to-day operations of the company as well as implementing strategic initiatives for CMB. Ms. Hogan is recognized as a leading expert in the industry, speaking about EB-5 at events throughout the world. Ms. Hogan has held previous positions as the Vice President of Company Operations, Project Manager, and an economist. During 2015, Ms. Hogan, worked for CMB Swiss Co GmbH, as a Deputy Director of Worldwide Operations, establishing the company’s operations in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Prior to her employment with CMB, Ms. Hogan worked as a project manager for Discover Financial Services, a U.S. Fortune 500 company. Ms. Hogan holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in Economics from Augsburg College.
Senior Vice President
Pam Ellis serves as the Senior Vice President of CMB Regional Centers. She joined the organization in 2009 and previously served as the Vice President of Company Operations from 2013 to 2015. Ms. Ellis manages the day-to-day company operations as well as directing multiple department during the comprehensive development of all CMB file submissions to the USCIS on a yearly basis. Ms. Ellis has over thirty years of management and customer service experience that has built the foundation for her to manage this industry leading staff. Ms. Ellis served as the Vice President of Visitor Services for the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau for twenty years. Today, Ms. Ellis supervises the various services CMB Regional Centers provides to nearly 6,000 clients, as well as supervising over 50 full-time employees.
Vice President - Asia Market
Ky Boyle is the Vice President of the Asia Market for CMB and is responsible for coordinating CMB’s network of relationships throughout Asia. Mr. Boyle has been involved in the EB-5 industry since 2010 and is a frequent panelist and speaker at EB-5 industry events. Mr. Boyle has over thirty years of business leadership and management experience and has been active in economic development throughout the past three decades. As a member of the State of Iowa’s trade delegation, Mr. Boyle participated in economic trade missions in Asia. Mr. Boyle spent twelve years with MidAmerican Energy Company (a Berkshire Hathaway company) providing consulting services to major commercial energy consumers such as, 3M Corporation, Hormel Foods, Musco Lighting, The State of Iowa, component suppliers to John Deere, and municipalities in the State of Iowa. Mr. Boyle has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s degree in Business Leadership from William Penn University.
Vice President of Project Development
Matthew Hogan is CMB Regional Centers Vice President of Project Development. Mr. Hogan oversees CMB’s team responsible for the identification of new opportunities, initial project underwriting, negotiating and structuring of each of CMB’s EB-5 partnership loans. In his role as Vice President of Project Development, Mr. Hogan is directly involved in the development of all project related documentation needed to support each EB-5 partnership’s USCIS submissions. Mr. Hogan is also instrumental in developing and maintaining both new and ongoing business relationships. Since joining CMB in 2011, Mr. Hogan has been involved in the structuring of over $2.5 Billion in CMB’s EB-5 investment loans spanning over 65 EB-5 partnerships. Mr. Hogan has been featured as a speaker in multiple EB-5 related events including, Invest in the USA (IIUSA), EB-5 Investor Magazine, the Asian Real Estate Association of American Global and Luxury Summit, Global Immigration and Investment Summit, International Real Estate and Investment Expo, and the CDFA National Development Finance Summit and many more.
Vice President and Chief Financial Analyst
Neal Lee is CMB Regional Centers’ Vice President and Chief Financial Analyst. Mr. Lee leads CMB’s finance team in the due diligence and structuring of CMB’s EB-5 investments. To date, Mr. Lee has overseen in excess of $2.5 billion in CMB EB-5 transactions. Mr. Lee further supervises the activities of CMB’s project compliance team, through the lifecycle of each CMB EB-5 loans. Prior to CMB, Mr. Lee worked as an investment portfolio manager at a global real estate investment / EPC / general contractor firm, based in Seoul, Korea with offices in over 30 countries worldwide. Mr. Lee holds a Master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a B.A. in Economics from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Vice President and General Counsel
Tara Moffit is CMB Regional Centers’ Vice President and General Counsel, directing CMB’s legal team with the composition and structuring of legal documents for the CMB partnerships. Ms. Moffit obtained her Juris Doctorate from the Drake University Law School in 2002, graduating with highest honors. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in history from Marycrest International University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Prior to working with CMB, Ms. Moffit was employed with a general practice law firm in Davenport, Iowa, working in several fields, including foreclosure, bankruptcy, real estate, construction law, and personal injury.
CMB Swiss Co is an affiliate of CMB Regional Centers. Through worldwide marketing campaigns, Swiss Co engages in sourcing prospective individuals interested in immigrating to the U.S. through the EB-5 Visa Program. CMB Swiss Co also interacts and enters into agreements with licensed immigrations agencies, immigration advisors, and other individuals to refer potential EB-5 Investors who are seeking to invest in CMB EB-5 opportunities. Learn more about CMB Swiss Co.