Jonathan Pollack became a director on May 17, 2011 and has served as Assistant Secretary of the Company since May 15, 2012. He is currently the President of The JMP Group, Inc., an investment and consulting company. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY), a leading provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics and security technologies for critical and high-reliability applications, from September 4, 2009 and as a director from June 2007 until, in each case, January 2011. Mr. Pollack also served on its audit committee and compensation committee from January 2007 through September 4, 2009. From March 2005 through its sale in 2009, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Kaboose Inc. Prior thereto, he worked in investment banking in New York. Mr. Pollack was formerly a director of Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (TSX:HF) from November 2010 until February 2013. Mr. Pollack was reappointed to the board of directors of Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. on February 24, 2014 and serves as the lead director and is a member of the audit committee and the governance and compensation committee. Mr. Pollack was formerly a director of Lifebank Corp. (TSX-V:LBK) from November 2003 until its sale in September 2012, where he served on the audit committee and compensation committee. Mr. Pollack received a Masters of Science in Finance from the London School of Economics and a Bachelors of Commerce from McGill University. He sits on the Boards of several philanthropic organizations including the Mt. Sinai Hospital Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, the Crescent School Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, and the Sterling Hall School, Toronto, Ontario.
Mr. Pollack brings 18 years of financial, strategic, and merger and acquisitions expertise to the Board, which will assist the Board as the Company expands its business. He also brings experience serving on public company boards.