Paul Cronson has served as a director since July of 2003. He is a founder and Managing Director of Larkspur Capital, a broker dealer that is a member of FINRA and advises companies seeking private equity or debt. He received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1979 and his M .B.A. from Columbia University School of Business Administration in 1982. From 1979 to 1986, Mr. Cronson worked with several financial institutions including Laidlaw, Adams Peck in New York, as well as Samuel Montagu Co., Inc. and Chase Investment Bank Ltd in London. Upon returning to the United States Mr. Cronson joined Peter Sharp Co., where he managed a real estate portfolio, structured financings and assisted with capital market investments. In 1992, he formed Larkspur Capital Corporation. Mr. Cronson represents the Managing Member of Georgetown Investors 1 and Georgetown Investors 2, both investment partnerships with primary holdings in real estate in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Columbus. Mr. Cronson serves as a trustee on the boards of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) the Park Avenue Armory, the Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation (the Guggenheim Museum in New York) and the Evelyn Sharp Foundation and is a member of the advisory board for the Rand Center for Global Risk and Security.