Alexander L. Cappello, Chariman & CEO, Cappello Capital Corp.

Alexander L. Cappello has led several public and private companies over the past 35 years, including Cappello Capital Corp. (Member NASD-SIPC), a global merchant bank, whose principals have conducted over $100 billion in transactions in over 50 countries. Mr. Cappello is a Director of RAND Corporation's Center for Middle East Public Policy and the Russia Forum, Director of California Republic Bank (largest capitalized bank in California history), Lead Director of The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ), Director of Pulmuone USA and formerly: Trustee of the University of Southern California (USC), Chairman of Intelligent Energy, PLC (London), a global technology leader in hydrogen fuel cells, Inter-Tel (NASDAQ), Geothermal Resources Intl. (AMEX), as well as a Director of Cytrx (NASDAQ), Genius Products (NASDAQ) and Koo Koo Roo, Inc (NASDAQ). Mr. Cappello received his undergradute in business from University of Southern California, and is active in alumni leadership with the Marshell School of Business. Mr. Cappello currently lives with his family in Los Angeles, California.