Kenneth I. Denos, 47 - Chairman of the Board
In addition to his role as the Company’s CEO and Chairman, Mr. Denos is presently a member of the board, Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer of Equus Total Return, Inc. (NYSE: EQS), a closed-end fund traded on the New York Stock Exchange. He has served as a member of the Equus Board since July 2008, as its Secretary since June 2010, and as Chief Compliance Officer since July 2011. From August 2007 until June 2009, he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Equus, and from June 2005 to August 2007, he was the Executive Vice President of Equus. Mr. Denos is presently the Chairman and CEO of the Acadia Group, Inc., an international corporate finance and investment firm, having served in this capacity since March 2009. From August 2009 to December 2014, Mr. Denos also served as the Deputy Chairman of London Pacific & Partners, Inc., a Los Angeles-based advisory and investment firm which specializes in the healthcare, hospitality, and natural resources industries. From May 2007 until October 2009, Mr. Denos served as the Chief Executive Officer of MCC Global N.V., an international corporate finance and advisory conglomerate based in Amsterdam. From February 2012 to January 2015, Mr. Denos served as a director of Start Scientific, Inc., a San Antonio-based oil and gas firm and a filer of reports pursuant to Sections 13(a) and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance and Political Science, he holds a Master of Business Administration and a Juris Doctor from the University of Utah.
John D. Thomas - Director
John D. Thomas. Mr. Thomas, age 43, has practiced law specializing in general corporate law, securities, and mergers and acquisitions for his law firm, John D. Thomas P.C. since June, 2003. From April 3, 2014 to July 10, 2014, Mr. Thomas served as the Company's interim Chief Executive Officer and Secretary. From September, 2013 through December, 2013, Mr. Thomas served on the Board of Directors of Helmer Directional Drilling Corp, a filer of reports pursuant to 13(a) and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. From March 2008 until March 2012, Mr. Thomas served as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Bayhill Capital, Inc. (BYHL.OB), a filer of reports pursuant to 13(a) and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. From July, 2009 to May, 2011, Mr. Thomas served as a member of the board of directors of Vican Resources, Inc. (OTC: VCAN), a filer of reports pursuant to 13(a) and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Since August 2009, Mr. Thomas has been a member of the board of directors of London Pacific & Partners, Inc. (OTC: LDPP), a Los Angeles and London-based investment and advisory firm specializing in healthcare and hospitality finance. Mr. Thomas holds a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Texas and Utah.