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Executive Team

Real World Business Building Experience.

Panorama’s executive team has decades of combined experience starting, owning, operating, streamlining and restructuring businesses in many different industry verticals. We’ve been in our clients’ shoes.

Daniel Frydenlund

Daniel Frydenlund

Chairman

About Daniel

Calvin Hamler

Calvin Hamler

Managing Director

About Calvin

Vanessa Davison

Vanessa Davison

Managing Director

About Vanessa

Annel Henderson

Annel Henderson

Controller

About Annel

Daniel Frydenlund

Chairman

Daniel is a graduate from the University of Rhode Island and has had an illustrious career in the technology and venture worlds. He is an early stage Financial and Operating executive, Venture Capitalist, Private Equity Investor, and is experienced in seed funding through IPO, with extensive experience in spearheading company growth. He has also led seed stage investing through IPO as a financial and operating executive for over 25 years, having raised debt and equity capital exceeding $1 billion. Daniel also currently sits on the board of several other companies, offering insight on corporate strategy.

Calvin Hamler

Managing Director

Calvin Hamler is a former Wall Street finance professional turned entrepreneur, with proven results building and leading organizations of significant size, scale, and complexity, managing both horizontal and vertical growth initiatives, and personally orchestrating and negotiating strategic mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.

A summa cum laude graduate in finance and economics from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, Calvin has also carried various professional designations throughout his career, including a myriad of different securities industry licenses and accreditations in financial services. He also has served on boards of directors for financial services industry trade groups.

In 2002, Calvin started his own financial services firm, which grew to more than 600 employees generating $2.6 billion in financial asset production. In addition to building an industry-leading capital markets hedging and trading operation at the heart of the firm, he oversaw IT staff in both the development of proprietary ERP systems and the selection and implementation of off-the-shelf ERP solutions, ultimately orchestrating a joint venture with a startup software development firm to build proprietary middleware designed for the banking and financial services industries.

Vanessa Davison

Managing Director

Vanessa’s career has been rich with disrupting the status quo to help organizations launch products, grow, execute operational models, build their corporate culture by executing on strong organizational programs. She brings a proven management track record with over 20 years of experience in either a COO or CEO capacity.  She has been able to achieve radical growth and transformation with her skills in managing overall corporate operations and deployment of capital and resources to achieve corporate performance.  She led multiple mergers & acquisitions transactions as well as a few turn-around projects helping organizations achieve radical transformation and increase net profits. 

Vanessa began her career in the late 1990s, serving as President and CEO of a de novo financial banking platform.  She formulated and executed the corporate strategy successfully targeting a multi-national Latin American market and grew the company from 36 employees to over 1,200 employees while maintaining profit margins and diversifying the company’s sources of revenue within 36 months.  She then served as a turn-around COO, implementing cost cutting initiatives that drove down the organization’s combined cost to produce by 48% in seven months through the introduction of efficient process flows, deployment of technology and corporate reorganization and organizational development. Currently she focuses on using her financial, organizational development and operational acumen to assist organizations and governments operate more effectively to efficiently serve its citizens, employees and customers.

Today, Vanessa leads a team of management consulting experts to assist organizations go through digital business transformation initiatives consisting of enterprise strategy, organizational design and change & business process management. Panorama’s philosophy is about bringing together the People, the Process and the Technology in order provide breakthrough value. Vanessa has advanced graduate certificates from the Harvard School of Business, the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University and holds dual Bachelor degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.

Annel Henderson

Controller

Annel is a proven strategic and tactical financial leader who guides and supports teams while building systems and processes that enhance operational visibility by providing platforms that lead to reliable and relevant financial reporting. She has broad experience with GAAP and federal, state and local tax reporting requirements and compliance. She is a skilled problem solver with the ability to delve into detail while keeping a global perspective.

Annel has 25+ years’ experience as an accounting and financial leader showcasing a thorough understanding of corporate accounting and in-depth knowledge integrating processes, workflows and systems. She has developed accounting systems from the ground up and has been responsible for all accounting and finance operational functions.

Prior to joining Panorama, Annel had extensive accounting experience in structured financial investments and mortgage operations including loan origination, servicing, mortgage loan securitizations, servicing rights, bond securitizations and bond investment portfolio holdings. She was at the forefront of niche investment strategies in various portfolio holdings of rated and unrated bond securities and the subsequent workout of portfolio securities. Annel developed customized reporting systems for tracking the unique securities and was instrumental in modeling a new security structure for a Wall Street firm takeout of a $100M portfolio of subordinated debt securities, one of the first collateralized debt obligation security issuances.         

At Panorama as Controller, Annel is responsible for all accounting and finance functions and has designed and developed revenue and resource forecasts. Annel has worked as a consultant on several client projects including successful implementation of a loan level accounting system for a mortgage company, and selection of an enterprise software system for a large international accounting firm.

Annel is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She earned her Master of Accounting & Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management and was a member of the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society.