Senior Executive Advisory Board

RSS’s National Executive Management Team and Executive Advisory Board has over 150 years of combined expert experience in the 100 Billion Dollar US Home Furnishings industry. It also brings a vast amount of experience from the legal profession, franchising, distribution, E-commerce, venture capital, logistics, telecommunications, professional sales and digital marketing industries

Our National Executive Team includes the best coaches and experts imaginable in our industry all dedicated to one thing, the success of our nationwide dealer network through the continued advancement of their successful use of the RSS proprietary programs to grow volume and profits.

Martin Traber (“Marty”)

Senior Executive Advisory Board

At age 71, Marty has over 40 years of experience in securities law and corporate finance. On February 1, 2017, Mr. Traber became Chairman of the Capital Markets Group of Skyway Capital Markets LLC, an investment banking firm located in Tampa, Florida. From 1994 to 2017, he was a partner of the international law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP, in Tampa, Florida, serving within that firm’s Transactional & Securities and Private Equity & Venture Capital practices and as a member of its Technology Industry team. Mr. Traber is a founder and since 2006, has served as a director of HCI Group, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company headquartered in Tampa, Florida that engages in various business activities, including homeowners insurance, reinsurance, real estate and information technology. Since 2015, he has served as a director for LM Funding America, Inc., a Nasdaq listed specialty finance company headquartered in Tampa, Florida. From 2012 to 2013, he served on the Board of Directors of Exeter Trust Company, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Mr. Traber is a founder of NorthStar Banking Corporation in Tampa, Florida and from 2007 to 2011 served as a member of the Board of Directors of that bank holding company. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Traber served on the Board of Directors of JHS Capital Holdings, Tampa, Florida. From 2010 to 2016, he served on the Advisory Board of Platinum Bank, Tampa, Florida. Mr. Traber was appointed to the Advisory Board on February 1, 2017 of Retail Service Systems, LLC, Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Traber holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from Indiana University, in the latter case, he graduated magna cum laude and first in his class.

Robert (“Bob”) James O’Neill

Senior Executive Advisory Board

Bob has orchestrated an illustrious and recognized career in the home furnishings industry in which he is considered one of its utmost experts. Born in NYC he began working for Koos Furniture during his summer years of college where he played baseball on athletic scholarship at the university of Georgia. After graduating with an advertising and public relations degree he went to work at Rhodes Furniture in sales and then ultimately management. Climbing the experience ladder he became the Georgia state rep for several furniture lines and eventually in sales management with Rosalco, Inc. where he helped the company grow from $5 million to $48 million. Bob has had an ownership and/or founding role in several business start-ups in the industry and in 2004 sold his majority ownership interest in Southern Textiles to Leggett & Platt. He stayed with L&P to run the Southern Textiles division until he retired in 2014 to grow another one of his company’s the Monday Corporation and to serve on RSS’s advisory board. Bob has served on several boards including the World Market (Las Vegas Furniture Market), Gallery Furniture, Piorra Mattress and the board of his NYC apartment building. He and his wife Rose are very active in charitable organizations and spend time enjoying their twelve grandchildren while traveling between their homes in Georgia, Ney York and Paris.