James K. Bass - Director
Mr. Bass has served as a director since May 3, 2010. From September 2005 to June 2009, Mr. Bass served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Piper Aircraft, Inc., a general aviation manufacturing company. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Suntron Corporation, a provider of high mix electronic manufacturing services, from its incorporation in May 2001 until May 2005, and as Chief Executive Officer of EFTC Corporation, a subsidiary of Suntron Corporation, from July 2000 until April 2001. From 1992 to July 2000, Mr. Bass was a Senior Vice President of Sony Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Bass spent 15 years in various manufacturing management positions at the aerospace group of General Electric Corporation. Since September 2000, Mr. Bass has served on the Board of Directors of TTM Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of complex printed circuit boards used in sophisticated electronic equipment, where he also serves on the Compensation Committee. Additionally, since October 2010, Mr. Bass has been a Director at Mercury Computer Systems, a provider of open, commercially developed, application-ready, multi-INT subsystems for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) market. Mr. Bass holds a B.S.M.E. degree from Ohio State University.
Anthony C. Humpage - Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Humpage was appointed Chief Executive Officer effective September 4, 2012 having been a member of the Board of Directors of Tigrent since May 23, 2012. Mr. Humpage was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Government Liquidation, the leading online auction website for federal government surplus and scrap assets, from 1998 to 2011. Earlier in his career, he worked in the construction materials, manufacturing and professional service industries specializing in early-stage and troubled organizations. A certified public accountant and a British chartered accountant, he holds a MBA Finance degree from Western International University.
Murray A. Indick - Chairman
Mr. Indick has served as a director since November 21, 2007. Mr. Indick co-founded Prides Capital Partners, LLC ("Prides Capital"), an investment firm specializing in strategic block, active ownership investing in the small- and micro-cap arena, in March 2004. Prides Capital Fund I, LP, , as of May 28, 2014, owned approximately 11.1% of our outstanding common stock. Mr. Indick also is Senior Counsel with Crowell & Moring, LLP, an international law firm. Prior to joining Prides Capital, Mr. Indick was partner/general counsel at Blum Capital, which he joined in 1997. Mr. Indick earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Indick also served as a director of Ameritrans Capital Corporation, a lender to and investor in small businesses, a public portfolio company of Prides Capital until September 2011. Mr. Indick presently serves on the board of directors of privately held businesses.
Marc Scholvinck - Director
Mr. Scholvinck was appointed to the Board on December 17, 2013 and serves as Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. Until April 2013, Mr. Scholvinck was Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Blum Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in both public and private companies. As Chief Financial Officer for Blum Capital, Mr. Scholvinck had responsibility for the firm's operations group including finance, tax, accounting reporting activities, and risk management. Prior to initially joining Blum Capital in 1991, Mr. Scholvinck was a Senior Manager in the Capital Markets Services Group of Deloitte & Touche, responsible for merger and acquisition services for international and North American clients and for audit services for financial institutions. Mr. Scholvinck was previously a Senior Manager at Touche Ross & Co. in Cape Town, South Africa. He is former Director of Suntron Corporation, Monroc, Inc. and Willig Freight Lines. Mr. Scholvinck is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Cape Town.