Featured Karma Member of the Month



Karma International is an exclusive private membership organization dedicated to connecting exceptional & inspirational individuals both socially & professionally. We are a collective of leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals and adventurers who share and expand our spheres of influence. 

We find that though our organization thrives off of its gatherings, the real secret to success is our members. The purpose of the Featured Member of the Month is for our members to be informed about each other's backgrounds and about their incredible work and dedication inside and outside of Karma. 


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Current Featured Member

Ankush Aggarwal

Founder & CEO at Northern Planet LLC, PartyBell.com, AuraVR.com, SpicyLegs.com

Karma Member Since: Jan 2016, Global Chapter (India) 

Introduced to Karma by: Mike Costache

Ankush Aggarwal is a serial entrepreneur based in Chandigarh, which is known as India's best-planned city with 1 million residents. In 2001, Ankush completed his MBA at Pepperdine University (Malibu), and has since started various businesses both in USA & in India, including SpicyLegs.com & PartyBell.com, which specialize in women’s clothing, costumes & party supplies. His Indian company, AuraVR was a pioneer in introducing Virtual Reality products in India and is currently the largest seller of VR products in India. Ankush's other business interests include mobile game development, software development and data collection services.

Considering Halloween is coming up, Ankush would like to spread some karma and offer and offer special discount of 10% to all Karma members on PartyBell.com where you can find a selection of over 5,000 costumes available for immediate delivery. See http://www.partybell.com/topic/karma

Past Featured Members

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David Sanders

Chief Executive Officer at CyberCSI

Member Since: May 2016 / San Diego Chapter 

Introduced to Karma by: Thomas Sparrvik

David Sanders is a successful serial entrepreneur based between Silicon Valley and San Diego. After serving as a consultant to Apple and Hewlett Packard, Mr. Sanders founded cyberCSI in 1993 where he serves as Chairman & CEO. cyberCSI provides IT outsourcing services, cyber security and proprietary cloud software to medium and large-size companies. Mr. Sanders is also an angel investor and is the founder of SXL Media Group which includes digital Properties such as GottaBeMobile.com, MoneyNation.com, MotorReview.com and Notebooks.com. Mr. Sanders supports numerous philanthropic causes and sits on the board of Goodwill Silicon Valley and most recently founded StrengthAndHope.com. Mr. Sanders has lead the effort in raising millions of dollars for outreach to disadvantaged individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. He is also a supporter and volunteer at various Veterans of Foreign War events.

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Marian Bacol-Uba

Miami Real Estate Advisor at Ocean Insiders

Member Since: June 2015 / Miami Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Keefe Roberts 

Marian Bacol-Uba grew up in Los Angeles and has lived in China, Singapore and the Philippines prior to making Miami her place of residence. She is a real estate advisor, a restaurant consultant, a partner in digital marketing agency and she always finds time to serve Karma's Miami Chapter as its Social Chair, offering innovating events to the local members.

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Dan Fleyshman

CEO/Founder of Model Citizen Fund

Member Since: Jan 2008 / Los Angeles Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Marvin Epstein

Dan Fleyshman was the youngest founder of a publicly traded company in history. As a serial entrepreneur he's sold his energy drinks into 55,000 retail stores, built one of the largest online pokers sites, angel invested into 2 dozen companies and most recently skyrocketed his 1stSlice.com media site to over 300,000,000 page views in under a year. In between all of this, he's managed to release a book last week for entrepreneur's entitled: "How to Set-Up Your Business For Under $1,000" www.buythisbook.com - Dan's true passion is his charity www.modelcitizenfund.org that provides backpacks filled with 150 emergency supply items to the homeless.

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Alberto Jimenez Crespo

Principal/Global Portfolio Manager at Aristotle Capita Management

Member Since: Jan 2013 / Los Angeles Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Mike Costache

Alberto Jimenez Crespo is a Principal & Portfolio Manager at Aristotle Capital with $9 billion under management. Previously, Alberto was a Managing Director at Tradewinds Global Investors with $32 billion under management (best performing global fund during the difficult times of 2008-2010). Alberto joined Karma in 2013 and is now working on starting the Karma Chapter in his home city of Madrid, Spain.

Andrew Yakub

CEO/Founder of Rayton Solar

Member Since: Feb 2012 / Los Angeles Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Karma Staff

Andrew is the founder & CEO of Rayton Solar, which has developed a proprietary technology that allows the manufacture of solar panels that are 60% cheaper and 25% more efficient than the market standard. Andrew raised $1.6 Million in angel funding and was featured in "Top 30 Under 30" by Forbes recently.

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Keefe Roberts

Principal/Managing Partner of Keefe Roberts & Ass.

Member Since: Dec 2013 / Orange County Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Dylan Marer

Mr. Roberts is the principal and managing partner of Keefe Roberts & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation. His practice focuses on real estate and financial law. Keefe also serves as General Counsel for Karma along with being Membership Chairman for the Karma Orange County chapter.

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Marc Puleo

Founder/CEO/Chairman of 1-800-PETMEDS

Member Since: Oct 2013 / Miami Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Marvin Epstein

Marc is the Chief Marketing Officer of Karma International and is helping drive expansion in Karma's Miami Chapter. After attending medical school and serving four years of residency training in Cardiac Anesthesiology at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Marc moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and started a private medical practice.

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Chuck Horning


Member Since: Feb 2015 / Orange County Chapter

Introduced to Karma by: Eric Stotz

Chuck Horning is a successful entrepreneur and real estate mogul. In 1970, he founded Newport Federal and today his portfolio of investment properties encompasses major commercial properties, ranches in the California and Hawaii, numerous West Coast hotels, as well as winter and summertime resort destinations in Colorado. Chuck invested over $40 million in acquiring and developing Telluride Ski & Golf Resort, which is today one of the preeminent year-round vacation spots in the country. Chuck earned a degree in business in 1966 from Pacific Union College in San Francisco. Outside of his professional pursuits, Chuck Horning enjoys spending time with family at his ranches in California and Hawaii.