Mr. Alexander L. Cappello is a Lead Independent Director at Virco Manufacturing Corp., an Independent Director at Cheesecake Factory, Inc., a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Cappello Group, Inc. and a Director-Middle East Public Policy Center at The RAND Corp.
He is on the Board of Directors at Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Virco Manufacturing Corp., Cheesecake Factory, Inc., ALS Therapy Development Foundation, Inc., Caldera Medical, Inc., California Ethanol & Power LLC, Gusmer Enterprises, Inc., Pacific Council on International Policy, The Agnew Co., City of Hope (California) and University of Southern California. Mr. Cappello was previously employed as a Chairman by Genius Products, Inc., a Chairman by California Republic Bank, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Cappello Capital Corp., a Chairman by CytRx Corp., a Chairman by Geothermal Resources International, Inc., a Chairman by Intelligent Energy Ltd., a Chairman by Inter-Tel Corp., a Chairman by Koo Koo Roo, Inc., a Chairman by Mitel (Delaware), Inc., a Chairman by Patriot Defense Group LLC, a Founder by Swiss American Financial Corp., and a Chairman by Young Presidents' Organization, Inc.
He also served on the board at Benitec Biopharma Ltd., Advanced Biotherapy, Inc., Acuvax Ltd., California Republic Bancorp, Lb-shell Plc, Nano Financial Holdings, Inc. and Santa Maria Energy Holdings LLC.
He received his undergraduate degree from USC Marshall School of Business.