Mr. Brian P. Friedman, CPA, is a President at FastMatch, Inc., a President & Director at Jefferies Financial Group, Inc., a Chairman at Telex Communications Intermediate Holdings LLC, an Executive Chairman at Jefferies Group LLC, a Founder & President at Jefferies Capital Partners, a Chairman at STRIVE International and a President at The Leukaemia Foundation. He is on the Board of Directors at The FXCM Group LLC, Jefferies Financial Group, Inc., Carrols Corp., K-Sea GP LLC, K-Sea General Partner GP LLC, Telex Communications, Inc., K-Sea GP Holdings LP, Patara Holdings LLC, Patara Oil & Gas LLC and Vitesse Oil LLC. Mr. Friedman was previously employed as an Independent Director by BW Epic Kosan Ltd., an Independent Director by Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., a President by Furman Selz Investments LLC, a Head-Investment Banking by Furman Selz LLC, and an Attorney by Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He also served on the board at HomeFed Corp., Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., Leucadia Asset Management LLC, K-Sea Transportation Partners LP, Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc., Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd. and Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. He received his undergraduate degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a graduate degree from Columbia Law School and a graduate degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.