Meet our Team

Our team is dedicated to bringing you the best tools, with which to increase your wealth, portfolio, and standard of living. Get to know our board and what makes us the best at what we do.

Chief Executive Officer


Jess has two decades of experience in commercial real estate, banking, with companies like CBRE, Avison Young, and Bank of Montreal and has successfully managed over 2 billion dollars in transactions. 

The overlap of these industries is the foundation of the Uberstate use case which is to affect real estate payment networks on the blockchain alongside ownership.

Uberstate provides liquidity to all levels of tenant and landlord based payment solutions and investment into real estate globally through its proprietary solutions in defi based real estate ownership held in blockchain based wallets.

Uberstate also provides an advanced ecosystem of wallets that connect to regulated hedge funds for both businesses and consumers alike so that they can earn compound interest in digital currencies like USDT, and BTC.



Marlon Richards has spent the last 15 years in the financial services industry, working with insurance and Exempt/ Private market products. With administrative, marketing & capital raising experience.

As co-founder of Uberstate Inc. his financial industry knowledge has been an asset to the development and growth of the company over the last 5 years. His education consists of a base knowledge in computer programming and software development through Red River College and studies in Business from the University of Winnipeg.  He has a passion for the Fintech space and has made it his life long journey to support the community through ‘purpose driven wealth’.


Senior Vice President

Israel Idonije is a builder. He has been building toward the next phase of his life since he was a child. He built an 11-year NFL career, against all odds, by developing himself to the status of an elite athlete.

Israel Idonije is a builder. He has been building toward the next phase of his life since he was a child. He built an 11-year NFL career, against all odds, by developing himself to the status of an elite athlete.

Numerous honors and awards have been given to him for his work both on and off the field including leading the NFL in blocked punts/field goals in 2005, 2006, and 2007; member of the Chicago Bears NFC Championship team, which played in the 2006 Super Bowl; the NFL’s JB Award and award for Global Dedication, April 2008; Ed Block Courage Award, 2009; Bears “Walter Payton Man of the Year” nominee, 2009 and 2010, and one of three finalists for the League award in 2010; USA Today’s All-Joe Team, 2010 and 2012; recognized as Points of Light Awardee by Barack Obama and George HW Bush at the White House, 2013; presented the Order of Manitoba by Prince Charles, May 2014; awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws by University of Manitoba, June 2014; acknowledged as Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest Finalist 2016; Football Manitoba Hall of Fame, 2018; and accepted Canada’s Meritorious Service Decoration, March 2019.

Israel is the founder of Impact Fund (formerly iF Charities), which programs have contributed to the lives of over 10,000 youth in Chicago, Winnipeg and West Africa. As an entrepreneur, Israel has started several successful business ventures. His company ATHLiTACOMiCS has been developing custom comic content since 2009. In 2019, he opened RSTR, a boutique gym in the South Loop, which focuses on health and fitness transformations. He also cofounded Crypto Key Stack and launched Impact House, a 40,000 square-foot, first of its kind philanthropic hub in the heart of Chicago’s Loop. His manufacturing business, Blessed Communion, is the leading provider of prefilled Communion Cups. Israel is also Managing Partner of the mHUB Product Impact Fund.

It is important to Israel that all of his ventures have a positive impact on the world lifting and building others. He believes everyone is blessed with the gifts and abilities to become successful in their own unique way.



Krystelle Galano shares an ever-kindled passion for press releases, boasting a unique, practical, and effective approach to blasting content out to relevant media houses and platforms. For almost a decade of successful experience in the aforementioned outfits, she has overseen marketing strategies for countless heavyweight brands, and as well, created a compelling image brand for them with nonpareil social media management. 

Krystelle specializes in Digital PR, Content & community management, influencer marketing, digital ads, corporate communications as well as every blockchain and media event planning. With her robust networks and connections that span across an endless range of niches, Krystelle also boasts significant professional experiences driving investors to nascent and established brands.