Qest Consulting Group, first and foremost, acts as an easily accessible, trusted advocate for our clients' senior management. It prepares analysis of relevant strategic and financial alternatives based on a thorough and well-researched understanding of the client's business dynamics and recommends or implements, where appropriate, courses of action which best achieve corporate objectives and enterprise value.


East Coast Operations

1200 N. Federal Highway

Suite 200

Boca Raton, Florida 33432







Mr. Burckhardt has worked for some of the nation's premier Investment Banks as well as for his own Broker/Dealer as Syndicate Manager/Member in multi-million dollar transactions. He has also trained over 10,000 Stockbrokers throughout the United States for most of Wall Street's premier Investment Banks through his training company, Securities Training Institute. Over the last few years, Mr. Burckhardt has been instrumental in several transactions, some of which were the result of Reverse Mergers for which he was appointed Chairman and CEO, such as Invicta Corporation (IVIA) and Nexgen Vision Inc. (NXGV). Through Mr. Burckhardt's efforts,Nexgen  Vision (NXGV), raised a substantial amount of capital through Jesup and Lamont in New York City, one of Wall Street's oldest Investment Banking firms. Mr. Burckhardt is currently CEO of Puget Technologies, Inc. along with his partner, Thomas Jaspers. He is the proud father of four, two of which are lawyers and the other two (Hagen and Jake) who are currently in High School.

International Operations

Edificio Fundadores Piso 10

Carrera 23 Numero 32-28

Manizales, Caldas, Colombia




Mr. Calvo Mahe is currently an academic, writer, political consultant, and analyst focusing on the United States, Colombian and international affairs and on how they apply in the Colombian context.  Until 2016 he chaired the Political Science, Government, and International Relations programs at the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales where he taught constitutional theory, human rights, international and supranational law, government, and comparative political systems, history of political ideas, and, North American studies. He has also been involved in entrepreneurial consulting for over 40 years, focusing on emerging growth companies transitioning from local private companies into public companies specializing in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. His university degrees are in political science (The Citadel), law (St. John’s University), international legal studies (New York University), and translation and linguistic studies (the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida). 

West Coast Operations

4675 S. Yosemite Street

Unit 204

Denver, Colorado  80237






Since earning his accounting degree from The Ohio State University, Tom has been in the accounting field in varied positions. Initially, Tom worked for Haskins and Sells CPA'S (now Deloitte), one of the old Big 8 accounting firms. Tom subsequently entered into the oil and gas business where he was a natural resource development driller, transporter, and working interest owner of oil and gas properties in the Appalachian Basin. In addition to his ownership interests in the oil and gas business, Tom has held positions as a consultant, CFO, Auditor, and Tax Planner to a number of Private/Public entities including Puget Technologies, Inc. (stock symbol PUGE) where he currently serves as CFO and Director and into which he has made a substantial investment. The other director and partner in this project is Mr. Hermann Burckhardt who has been the CEO of Puget Technologies since 2015. Tom resides in Denver, Colorado where he heads Qest Consulting Groups' West Coast Operations.