XAVIER T. “Sal” CHERCH, CEO, MANAGER
Mr. Cherch has a more than a 55 year career as an officer and director in both the public and private sectors. His experiences and successes include developing, initiating, and operating, both domestic and international companies in a variety of industries.
He holds or is responsible for many patents. He founded and was chief executive officer of Lancer Industries, Inc. (American Stock Exchange) where he developed a network of more than 350 licensees; National Early Warning Systems, Inc. (OTC) an electronics company which developed security systems for the United States Navy; International Fiberglass Industries, In. (OTC);Meter Maid, Inc. which manufactured electronic support devices; Taurus Investments, Ltd., which provided project capital in the Caribbean; Landa Financial Group, Inc. an investment and holding company; Corporate Consultants, Inc. which created and developed training and motivational programs for Ford Motor Company, Century 21 Realty and Barnett Bank and the Knoxville World’s Fair; Universal Fiberglass Industries, Inc.(OTC) which designed, manufactured and marketed specialty plastic products; Neptune Industries, Inc. (OTC) which produced and distributed farmed seafood; Creative Business Strategies, LLC, an organization which does market analysis, feasibility studies, business planning and corporate structuring; He founded Quest International, Inc. a public relations and promotional organization.
Mr. Cherch is the co-inventor of the patented Aqua-Sphere® which is used in the aquaculture industry and of Ento-Protein® an alternative protein used in animal feed and farming operations. He was invited to be a founding member of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conference, held in Rome, Italy, to develop standards for the use and consumption of insects.
He has been invited to speak at industry related conferences and trade events in China, Thailand, Brazil, Vienna, Italy, The Netherlands, and in several cities in the United States. He has appeared or been featured in television programs including the Discovery Channel, National Geographic Explorer, the General Alexander Haig Business Review and in several trade publications.
He has worked with Economic Development Commissions in California, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida and Texas to obtain significant tax relief and other benefits for companies he has been affiliated with.
He is the author of “The Mental game of Selling”, “Time Management for the Salesman”, “The Officer Call Program”. Mr. Cherch has served his community in a number of appointed capacities including Planning & Zoning, Consumer Protection and Urban Development.
He attended Seton Hall University and Montclair College and holds a degree in Business Administration.