Board of Directors
Albert S. Nagy
- Chairman of the Board
Albert S. Nagy is the chairman of the board for LVX System as well as Founder and Managing Director of The Nagy Group, a business consultancy specializing in strategic planning and asset management. Al has over 40 years of experience in corporate operations and finance. He has served as a court appointed receiver and expert witness.
Al’s critical business functions include investment partnerships, strategic planning, asset preservation and management. His experience in the solar industry is very relevant to the untapped potential available with LVX today and in the coming years.
In his previous work, Al founded and served as CEO of Birtcher Investments. In this capacity, he raised $240 million in public partnerships, created a consulting company that handled over $750 million of work-out situations, created a pension advisory company and built a national property management company that operated over 16 million square feet in 13 states.
- Vice-Chairman of the Board
Felicity-John Pederson is the inventor of Visible Light Communication (VLC) as well as the Co-Founder and a majority owner of LVX System of Companies. Felicity-John directs and oversees the implementation of the company's vision to develop services nationwide that are enabled by VLC. As CEO emeritus, Felicity-John oversaw the development of LVX System with its unified 50 state subsidiary C-Corps, an IP portfolio including more than 50 patents and developed long-term governmental, educational and investor partnerships.
Felicity-John was born a hermaphrodite and has leveraged this unique perspective, combined with boundless creativity and an inventive nature, to deliver products and service to future consumers for products that are only now coming onto the public’s radar. Pederson's critical business functions include developing intellectual property, securing patents, technology design concepts and creating business models to commercialize the intellectual property.
Virtually every day you see one of Felicity-John's inventions, most likely on the top of fire, police and towing vehicles. Pederson developed, patented, started a company called 911EP and commercialized high-brightness LED lighting. This company disrupted the entire emergency lighting industry while defending its intellectual property from copycats and forcing them to pay royalties and damages. The efforts in this sector ultimately changed the entire LED market, proving that they could be competitively marketed for more than just enunciation, birthing today’s LED lighting market.
- Board Treasurer
Irene Pederson is the Treasurer and former CFO of LVX System of Companies. She is also a co-founder and majority co-owner of the company. Irene has managed LVX System’s corporate finance, intellectual property and related legal matters ranging from general counsel and corporate law to maintaining the company’s patents.
Irene’s critical business functions include raising investment capital, strategic partnership development as well as domestic and international vendor management.
In her previous work Irene co-founded Cunanan Law Enforcement Products, Inc. in the Philippines. She relocated to the United States with the company and changed the name to 911 Emergency Products, Inc. Today, the company grants use of their patents to the emergency vehicle lighting market.
- LVX System Board Member
Dr. Michael Lambert is a member of the LVX System board of directors. He is a retired colonel and vitreoretinal eye surgeon, medical device inventor, entrepreneur and United States Air Force Academy distinguished graduate. Dr. Lambert’s depth of knowledge and experience supports the LVX leadership team and their work to bring their patented technology to a broad marketplace.
Dr. Lambert graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1970 with a major in physics followed by pilot training. He then entered Baylor College of Medicine, completing residency at Wilford Hall (WHMC) and a fellowship at Duke University in vitreoretinal surgery.
In 1997, Dr. Lambert founded Retina and Vitreous of Texas in Houston. He is a prolific author and worldwide lecturer, holds multiple patents, and has received several awards for numerous instruments he has invented to assist in the complex vitreoretinal surgeries that became his hallmark.
Dr. Lambert has a deep history of philanthropic work and a wide range of board experiences. He has received numerous commendations for his work as a surgeon including the peer nominated Best Doctors in America designation and induction into the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS) Hall of Fame.
Jon A. McBride
- LVX System Board Member
Captain, USN, Ret./NASA Astronaut
Jon Andrew McBride (Capt., USN, Ret.) is a retired American naval officer and aviator, fighter pilot, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and former NASA astronaut. Jon received flight training in Pensacola, Florida, and holds a degree in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He was a member of the first class of space shuttle astronauts.
His NASA career highlights include a launch onboard STS 41-G Challenger for an eight-day mission. While in orbit, they deployed the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite and performed scientific observations. Jon also served as NASA’s Assistant Administrator for Congressional Relations.
McBride retired from NASA and the U.S. Navy in 1989 and pursued a career in business. He was a Republican candidate for Governor of West Virginia in 1996. Today, he works with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as a member of the Astronaut Encounter team.
- LVX System Board Member
John Weitzel is the former CEO of Bankers Systems; compliance in banking was always a focus. His career experience includes not only work in the areas of banking compliance, John has considerable experience in the areas of intellectual property and copyrights.
He has served on many boards, including a local university – St. John’s University, along with numerous non-profits. John served on the CentraCare Health Systems board for almost fifteen years, being a member of hospital and clinic boards, and systems boards. He currently serves on a regional bank board of directors.
John has been married to his high school sweetheart for 59 years and they have two sons, three daughters, and seventeen grandkids.