Board of Directors
Anthony C. HumpageChief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Humpage has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since November 10, 2014. Mr. Humpage has been the CEO of our predecessor since September 4, 2012 and has been a member of the Board of Directors of our predecessor since May 23, 2012. Mr. Humpage was previously Chief Financial Officer of the Rich Dad Operating Company, LLC, which licenses its Rich Dad® brand to us for financial education programs. 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, Mr. Humpage holds a MBA Finance degree from Western International University (1995).
James K. BassChairman of the Board, Independent Director
Mr. Bass has served as our director since May 3, 2010. 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 serves as Chairman of 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 where he graduated in 1979. Mr. Bass is also currently a director of Tigrent Inc. and has been nominated by Tigrent Inc.’s board to be a director of Tigrent Inc. for 2015.
Cary SucoffIndependent Director
Mr. Sucoff was elected to the Board on July 16, 2015. He has over 30 years of securities industry experience encompassing supervisory, banking and sales responsibilities. Mr. Sucoff currently owns and operates Equity Source Partners, LLC an advisory and consulting firm. He has participated in the financings of hundreds of public and private companies. Mr. Sucoff currently serves on the following Boards of Directors: Contrafect Corp. (CFRX), SpendSmart Networks, Inc. (SSPC) and root9B Technologies (RTNB). In addition, Mr. Sucoff currently serves as a consultant to Multimedia Platforms, Inc. (MMPW). Mr. Sucoff is the President of New England Law/Boston and has been a member of the Board of Trustees for over 25 years. He is the Chairman of the Endowment Committee. From 2010 through 2013 Mr. Sucoff was a member of the Adjunct Faculty of New England Law/Boston where he taught a senior seminar entitled “Perspectives In Law: Lawyers as Entrepreneurs and as Representatives of Entrepreneurs”. Mr. Sucoff received a B.A. from SUNY Binghamton (1974) and a J.D. from New England School of Law (1977) where he was the Managing Editor of the Law Review and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mr. Sucoff has been a member of the Bar of the State of New York since 1978. Mr. Sucoff has also been nominated by Tigrent Inc.’s board to be a director of Tigrent Inc. for 2015.
Peter W. HarperIndependent Director
Mr. Harper was appointed to the Board and chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee on December 1, 2015. He has more than 30 years of public, private-equity backed and global company experience in the retail, insurance, electronic manufacturing and consumer products industries. He is currently the President and Chief Financial Officer at Twin-Star International, a Home Furnishings Company. Prior to joining Twin-Star in 2013, Harper served as CFO at Scottsdale Insurance from 2005 to 2012 and Suntron Corporation from 2000 to 2005. Prior to that he had senior finance positions at Iomega Corporation and General Electric. Harper received a BS from San Jose State University in 1983.