Scott McFarlane

MANAGING DIRECTOR:  Scott McFarlane lives near Lexington, KY. Scott is the Managing Director for Compass Global and serves customers and partners in North America, Europe, and Asia. Compass Global works to assist companies with an Asian strategy by partnering with trusted technology partners in Asia and/or assessing market entry and growth strategies for accessing the growing Asian markets.  Compass Global has established like-minded and trusted partners to help companies realize a global strategy.

Scott has been traveling and working in Asia for the last 25+ years.  Prior to starting Compass Global, Scott led the effort to open an office in the Philippines and served as the Asia Pacific Program Manager and ultimately as the Global Account Executive of Trax Technologies serving a Fortune 100 customer.  Scott has also lived in Hong Kong for 2 years, and directed a not-for-profit educating business students and executives about the unique opportunities to help the poor in emerging markets.

Aside from his family and work, Scott currently serves on the board of Friends of Immanuel University, a Liberal Arts Christian University in India for the marginalized young people seeking educational opportunities to lift them and their families out of poverty.

Scott is also an Adjunct Instructor at Greenville University in their MBA program.

Stacy McGuire

CHINA DIRECTOR:   Stacy McGuire has directed and managed ventures between a variety of Chinese manufacturers & organizations and several leading USA corporations for over 20 years.   He is self-taught in Mandarin Chinese and international business which was gained from his legal residency in Taiwan and 20 years working in mainland China.   Stacy established one of the first 100 USA owned businesses having a fully owned subsidiary in Hong Kong;  while at the same time building nationwide distribution for Chinese-made product lines throughout the United States of America.

Stacy received his degree in Business from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   Stacy’s favorite priority and joy in life is raising his five children in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee, and taking each of them on his business trips to China as part of their home school education experience.

Glenn Vandine

IT SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT:  Glenn Vandine is a Program and Project Management Expert with a broad range of skills that he has gained in 20 plus years of working in the Technology market.  Glenn is a Certified PMP and SPSS Solution Architect with  extensive experience with international and domestic program and project management, business development (sales, client prospecting, development and retention), and virtual / remote team management.

  • Full life cycle system and software development and program and project management, QA program leadership, strategy assessment, documenting policy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to regulatory reporting, monitoring and investigations and ongoing maintenance of business intelligence (BI), OLAP, and enterprise database marketing applications
  • Business Intelligence (BI), Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), intrusion detection and prevention (IDS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), ERP, e-commerce, web applications, data warehouses, reporting and analytics, call center / IVR, and credit and risk predictive and data modeling
  • Metadata, client/server, mainframe, and large-scale distributed systems.  Former very large company experience, but value and understand the benefits, challenges, dynamics, and resource constraints of small and medium-sized start-up companies.
  • Strong hands-on, intensive, and contiguous experience with formal project management (best practices)
  • System development and QA program leadership methodologies (complete development life-cycles) for new and existing product development
  • Demonstrated experience in partnering with and managing on and off-site vendors, remote teams, and cross- functional teams (business operations and technology) across the enterprise.