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Corporate Governance

Board of Directors


FRANK E. WALSH, III


VP of Jupiter Capital Management Partners, LLC Mr. Walsh is a Vice President of Jupiter Capital Management Partners, LLC and a founding partner of WR Capital Partners. Through Jupiter and WR, Mr. Walsh has extensive experience in the acquisition and financing of both public and private companies in the technology industry and many other industries. Mr. Walsh serves as a director of E3, a privately held, California based, PACE finance company and as a director and audit committee member of World Point Terminals Inc. Mr. Walsh also serves as a trustee for St. Benedicts Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey and Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.


WILLIAM S. ANDERSON


Founder & CEO, First Beverage Group Mr. Anderson has served as a Director since August, 2007. Mr. Anderson is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of First Beverage Group, a privately held company founded by Mr. Anderson in 2005 which provides financial services to the beverage industry. He is also Vice-Chairman of Topa Equities, Ltd., a diversified holding company and Top 15 beer distributor group based in Los Angeles and Vice-Chairman of Topa Insurance Group. Prior to joining Topa, he was an attorney with O’Melveny & Myers. Mr. Anderson sits on the Boards of Directors of Topa Equities, Ltd., Health-Ade Kombucha and Purity Organic, LLC. He is a former Board member of the New Belgium Brewing Company. Mr. Anderson received a B.A. degree from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and a J.D. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.


FRED A. DE BOOM


Director, Principal Sonfad Associates Mr. de Boom has served as a Director since February 1995. Mr. de Boom has been a principal in Sonfad Associates since June 1993. Sonfad Associates is a Los Angeles-based investment banking firm that is involved in mergers and acquisitions, private debt and equity placements, strategic and financial business planning, leveraged buy-outs and ESOP funding, bank debt refinance, asset based and lease financing, and equity for debt restructuring. Previously, he was employed as a Vice President of Tokai Bank for five years and as a Vice President of Union Bank for eight years. Mr. de Boom received his B.A. degree from Michigan State University and his M.B.A. degree from the University of Southern California.


EDWARD W. FRYKMAN


Director Account Executive Crowell, Weedon & Co. Mr. Frykman has served as a Director since April 1996. Mr. Frykman has been an Account Executive with Crowell, Weedon & Co. since 1992. Previously, Mr. Frykman served as Senior Vice President of L. H. Friend & Co. Both Crowell, Weedon & Co. and L.H. Friend & Co. are investment brokerage firms located in Southern California. In addition, Mr. Frykman was a Senior Account Executive and Vice President with Sheraton Lehman E F Hutton where he served as the Manager of the Los Angeles Regional Retail Office.


G. LOUIS GRAZIADIO III


Director, Chairman & CEO Second Southern Corporation Mr. Graziadio has served as a Director since February 2002. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Second Southern Corp., the managing partner of Ginarra Partners, L.L.C., a closely-held California company involved in a wide range of investments and business ventures. Mr. Graziadio is also Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Boss Holdings, Inc., a distributor of work and hunting gloves, rainwear, rain boots, industrial apparel, pet products, specialty merchandise, and wireless accessories for electronic and mobile devices. From 1984 to 2000, Mr. Graziadio served as a director of Imperial Bancorp, the parent company of Imperial Bank, a Los Angeles based commercial bank acquired by Comerica Bank in January 2001. Mr. Graziadio, and companies with which he is affiliated, are significant shareholders in numerous private and public companies in a number of different industries. Since 1978, Mr. Graziadio has been active in restructurings of both private and public companies, as well as corporate spin-offs and IPOs. Mr. Graziadio also serves as a director of True Religion Apparel, Inc., a publicly traded clothing company.


JAMES F. SANDERS


Director, Mr. Sanders, age 60, is a corporate lawyer currently engaged in private practice advising both public and private companies. From 1998 to March 2017, Mr. Sanders served as corporate counsel for Apex Oil Company, Inc., a St. Louis-based, privately held company with nationwide operations in petroleum trading, bulk storage, distribution and inland marine transportation. From 2006 through July 2015, he also served as corporate counsel for FutureFuel Corporation, an NYSE-listed manufacturer and distributor of biodiesel and chemical products, with primary responsibility for corporate governance and SEC public reporting. Since October 1998, Mr. Sanders has served as secretary and general counsel of Boss Holdings, Inc., a distributor of work gloves, work apparel, pet products, wireless accessories and promotional products. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Sanders was an associate and was then promoted to partner at Lewis, Rice & Fingersh in St. Louis. He holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration (summa cum laude) and an M.B.A. in finance from St. Louis University School of Business Administration, as well as a J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law.


Audit Committee & Charter


FRANK E. WALSH, III


FRED A. DE BOOM


EDWARD W. FRYKMAN


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Compensation Committee & Charter


FRED A. DE BOOM


EDWARD W. FRYKMAN


WILLIAM S. ANDERSON


FRANK E. WALSH, III


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Disclosure Committee & Charter


ROBERT B. STEWART, Jr.


EDWARD J. TRESKA


CLAYTON J. HAYNES


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Nominating/GovernanceCommittee & Charter


WILLIAM S. ANDERSON


FRED A. DE BOOM


EDWARD W. FRYKMAN


FRANK E. WALSH, III


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