Michael D. Farkas
Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Farkas served as the Chief Executive Officer of Balance Labs, Inc. from its inception on June 5, 2014 until January 15, 2015 and has been the Chairman of the Board since inception. In 2009 Mr. Farkas was the Founder of Car Charging Group, Inc and served as its Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors since 2010. In August 2015 Mr. Farkas resigned as CEO and now serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Visionary Officer of Car Charging Group. Mr. Farkas is the founder and manager of The Farkas Group, a privately held investment firm. Mr. Farkas also currently holds the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlas Group, where its subsidiary, Atlas Capital Services, a broker-dealer, has successfully raised capital for a number of public and private clients until it withdrew its FINRA registration in 2007. Over the last 20 years, Mr. Farkas has established a successful track record as a principal investor across a variety of industries, including telecommunications, technology, aerospace and defense, agriculture, and automotive.
Ms. Villegas was Executive Assistant at Car Charging, Inc., a publicly traded company and the Farkas Group, Inc. At both companies, Ms. Villegas assisted the President and CEO in matters such as meeting schedules, appointments, conferences and travel arrangements. Ms. Villegas also assists the accounting department with file/database maintenance and record-keeping. Ms. Villegas also helps the executives receive and distribute correspondence to the appropriate department and personnel, as well as other administrative tasks in support of the companies’ daily operations.
Ms. Villegas holds an Associate in Arts Degree in Business Administration & Accounting and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology at Florida International University.