Nathan Gantcher is currently a Managing Member of EXOP Capital LLC.  In 2002, he joined Alpha Investment Management LLC as Co-Chairman and CEO and ran the firm until it was sold to Safra National Bank in 2004.  Prior to that, Mr. Gantcher was the Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets Corporation, the U.S. Section broker/dealer of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).  CIBC acquired Oppenheimer & Company in November 1997.  Mr. Gantcher had been with Oppenheimer since 1968 and served as its President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1983 until the firm was acquired in 1997.  In 2003, Mr. Gantcher retired from the Board of Trustees of Tufts University where he had been a member since 1983 and Chairman for the last eight years.  He is also a member of the Board of Overseers at Columbia Business School and a member of the Board of Overseers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.  He is a director of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Evermore Funds Trust.  Mr. Gantcher is a member of the steering committee of the Wall Street division of the U.J.A., a past Director of the Jewish Communal Fund, and a Trustee of the Anti-Defamation League Foundation.  Mr. Gantcher received a B.A. from Tufts University and an MBA from Columbia University.