Mr. Yung is a Senior Investment Executive at Orchard Capital, an investment firm located in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Yung currently acts as Executive Chairman of Environmental Solutions Worldwide Inc. and as a board member of Polymer Plainfield. Prior to joining Orchard, Mr. Yung was a Senior Vice President in the Corporate Strategy and Merger and Acquisitions groups of Citigroup and ABN AMRO. Prior to his corporate strategy roles, Mr. Yung was an investment professional at JPMorgan Partners (“JPMP”). At JPMP, Mr. Yung focused on venture capital, growth equity and buyout transactions in Latin America and acted as board member for various emerging companies in the region. Mr. Yung holds a B.A. from Cornell University and a M.B.A. from INSEAD
NITIN M. AMERSEY
Mr. Amersey has been Chairman of Scothalls Limited, a private trading firm from 1978 to 2005. Mr. Amersey has also served as President of Circletex Corp., a financial consulting management firm since 2001, has been the Managing Member in Amersey Investments, LLC, a financial consulting management firm since 2006, and has served as chairman of Midas Touch Global Media Corp from 2005 to the present. He is also Chairman of Hudson Engineering Industries Pvt. Ltd. and of Trueskill Technologies Pvt. Ltd., private companies domiciled in India. He is a director and Chief Financial Officer of the Trim Holding Group. He was a director of New World Brands Inc. from September 2010 to July 2011 and Chief Executive Officer of New World Brands, Inc., from December 2010 to July 2011. He is a director of Azaz Capital Corp., formerly ABC Acquisition Corp 1505 and formerly its Chairman. Mr. Amersey served as director and Chief Executive Officer of ABC Acquisition Corp. 1502, from June 2010 to February 2011. From 2003 to 2006 Mr. Amersey was Chairman of RMD Entertainment Group and also served during the same period as chairman of Wide E-Convergence Technology America Corp. Mr. Amersey has a Master’s of Business Administration Degree from the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He graduated from Miami University as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. He is the sole member manager of Amersey Investments LLC. Mr. Amersey also holds a Certificate of Director Education from the NACD Corporate Director’s Institute.
JOHN DUNLAP, III
Mr. Dunlap served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the California Air Resources Board from 1994 to 1999. In this post, Mr. Dunlap promoted advanced technological solutions to achieve air quality and public health protection gains. During his tenure as Chairman, Mr. Dunlap oversaw the development and implementation of the most far-reaching air quality regulations in the world aimed at fuels, engines and over 200 consumer products. Prior to Mr. Dunlap’s tenure at CARB, he served as the Chief Deputy Director of the California Department of Toxic’s Substances Control where his responsibilities included crafting the state’s technology advancement program, serving as the lead administration official in securing congressional and U.S. Department of Defence/Executive Branch support and funding for military base closure environmental clean-up and in creating a network of ombudsman staff to assist the regulated businesses in demystifying the regulatory process. In addition, Mr. Dunlap spent more than a decade at the South Coast Air Quality Management District in a host of regulatory, public affairs and advisory positions where he distinguished himself as the principal liaison with the business and regulatory community. Mr. Dunlap is currently the owner of a California-based advocacy and consulting firm called the Dunlap Group. He has served on the Board of Director’s of Environmental Solutions Worldwide Inc. since 2007. Mr. Dunlap has a BA degree in Political Science and Business from the University of Redlands (California) and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate University (California).
Mr. Suydam serves as the Chief Legal Officer of Apollo Global Management, LLC, a position he has held since 2006. From 2002 through 2006, Mr. Suydam was a partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where he served as head of Mergers & Acquisitions and co-head of the Corporate Department. Prior to that time, Mr. Suydam served as chairman of the law firm O’Sullivan, LLP, which specialized in representing private equity investors. Mr. Suydam serves on the Board of Directors of the Big Apple Circus and Environmental Solutions Worldwide Inc., and he is also a member of the Department of Medicine Advisory Board of The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Mr. Suydam received his JD from New York University and graduated magna cum laude with a BA in History from the State University of New York at Albany.
JOHN J HANNAN
Mr. Hannan is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Apollo Investment Corporation, a public investment company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Investment Corporation from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Hannan, a senior partner of Apollo Management, L.P., co-founded Apollo Management, L.P. in 1990. He received a BBA from Adelphi University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Black is a 2013 joint degree candidate for a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from Harvard University. From 2007 to 2009, he was employed in the Technology, Media & Telecoms Group within the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 with a major in History.
Mr. Black is employed at Apollo Management. Formerly, he was employed by the Leveraged Finance Group within the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co from 2010 to June 2011. From 2008 to 2010, he was employed in the Financial Institutions Group within the Investment Banking Division also at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He graduated cum laude and with departmental distinction from Princeton University in 2008 with a major in Religion.
Mr. Loshitzer is Chief Executive Officer of Presbia an ophthalmic-device firm. Mr. Loshitzer possesses a varied background guiding commercialization of emerging technologies in fields including aerospace, telecommunications and medical devices. Mr. Loshitzer has held leadership positions in several portfolio companies affiliated to Orchard Capital, including Presbia. Previously, Mr. Loshitzer served as the President, CEO and founder of Universal Telecom Services (UTS), which provides high-quality, competitively priced voice and data telecommunications solutions to emerging markets. Mr. Loshitzer oversaw the company’s operations and its critical relationships with key foreign entities, mainly in the Indochina region. He is one of the founders of J2 Global Communications (NASDAQ: JCOM), and a co-founder and former managing director of Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc., currently serves as a managing director of Orchard Telecom, Inc., and has served as a board member to MAI Systems Corporation, an AMEX-listed company and j2 Global communications (NASDAQ: JCOM) from 1998 – 2001. Earlier in his career, Mr. Loshitzer worked in the aerospace industry at the R&D lab of Precision Instruments, a division of IAI (Israel Aircraft Industries). Mr. Loshitzer focuses on helping grow companies from start-ups to global enterprises. In the later part of 2011 Mr. Loshitzer joined the board of Advance Cell Technology Inc., a biotechnology Company. Mr. Loshitzer holds a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Ort Syngalowski College in Israel.