About Us

Gene Cordiano


Gene Cordiano is adept at achieving business success by defining problems, providing creative solutions, and optimizing internal operations. As a Managing Partner of Global Venture Partners, Mr. Cordiano was responsible for formulating successful strategies for clients, and providing the key resources for execution that results in more efficient operations and the maximization of profits.

As former Executive Vice President of GMAC Finance (formerly Bank of New York asset-based lending group), Mr. Cordiano was responsible with five other executive team members to collectively manage multi-$ Billion/year operations in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Cordiano’s responsibilities (1990 – 2002) included lending, marketing, credit management, and international administration.

With Bank of New York, Mr. Cordiano signed and managed numerous relationships, most notably Giorgio Armani and Hugo Boss. As their banker, Mr. Cordiano developed long-term relationships with a significant number of top executives in both the retail and wholesale industries.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Cordiano was a Vice President and senior administrator of the asset-based lending group for Bankers Trust, 1974 – 1990.

Mr. Cordiano is a guest speaker at various bank industry events.

Education: B.S., Finance, Davidson College. 

Graduate studies in Economics, New York University.

Marc-André S. Buenger


Marc-André  S.  Buenger is a Trilingual European Institutional Equities professional with a demonstrated record of success marketing financial products in the U.S. and internationally.

Mr. Buenger has spent his career working for American ( Merrill Lynch ) , British ( ICAP) , French (Natixis Bleichroeder) , German (Westdeutsche Landesbank) and Swiss (UBS) investment banks specializing in equity sales and trading serving U.S. based mutual funds, pension funds and hedge funds.

While residing primarily in New York , Paris , Boston and , briefly London, Mr. Buenger has created and built businesses on 4 different platforms in both finance and media. 

Earlier in his career , Mr. Buenger worked for the Permanent German Mission to the United Nations as an Aide to the Assistant Attaché and also served as an International Currency Trader and Analyst in New York for a Seoul , South Korea based investment corporation.

Mr. Buenger has his Master's Degree in International Relations from The Pennsylvania State University , specializing in Pan-European Economics and he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Religion (Philosophical focus) from Denison University. 

E. Harrison "Skip" Tenney


  After graduating from The College of New Jersey, with a BS degree, Skip began his accounting career and became a CPA. His career path at Peat Marwick (currently known as KPMG) was in the audit, consulting and tax departments. During his time at KPMG, he worked with multi-level corporations and individuals providing auditing, consulting and tax advice.

Skip subsequently decided to form his own firm, Harrison Tenney & Associates, LLC, based in Trenton, New Jersey. The firm provides services to corporations, partnerships, and small businesses as well as to individuals.

Quintet Partners NJ LLC, (of which Skip is a Managing Partner) provides core solutions for various business expense lines to assure that clients are receiving the proper advice with respect to the cost of operating their businesses. An efficiently run business results in higher profit margins and greater business value.