Lowell W. Robinson

Mr. Robinson is not an “interested person” of the Company as defined in the 1940 Act.  Mr. Robinson is an experienced executive with over thirty years of senior global strategic, financial, M&A, operational, turnaround and governance experience.  From 2007 through 2009, Mr. Lowell served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of MIVA, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ:MIVA), an online advertising network, after initially joining the company in 2006 as its Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Robinson served as the President of LWR Advisors, LLC, a strategic and financial consulting services firm, from 2002 to 2006. Previously, from 2000 to 2002, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at Ltd. (formerly NASDAQ:HOTJ), an online recruiting and job search engine that was sold to Yahoo! Inc. Mr. Robinson was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at PRT Group Inc. (formerly NASDAQ:PRTG), a software and IT services company that he helped take public, from 1997 through 1999. Mr. Robinson also previously held senior financial positions at Advo, Inc. (formerly NYSE:AD), a direct-mail and marketing services company (1994 to 1997), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), a multinational diversified financial services corporation (1986 to 1993), Uncle Bens Inc., a leading marketer of rice and a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated (1983 to 1986), and Kraft Foods Inc. (formerly NYSE:KFT), at the time one of the world’s largest food companies (1973 to 1983). He previously served as a director of each of Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a commercial-stage biopharma company focused on pet products (May 2018 to July 2019), EVINE Live Inc. (NASDAQ:EVLV) (f/k/a ShopHQ), a digital omnichannel home shopping network (March 2014 to June 2018), SITO Mobile, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SITO), a leading mobile engagement platform provider (April 2017 to June 2017), Higher One Holdings, Inc. (formerly NYSE:ONE), a financial technology company focused on providing cost-saving solutions (June 2014 to August 2016),, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRT), a leading provider of cloud-based software and services (March 2016 to June 2016), The Jones Group, Inc. (formerly NYSE:JNY), an American designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded clothing, shoes and accessories (2005 to April 2014), and International Wire Group, Inc. (OTCMKTS:ITWG), a manufacturer and marketer of wire products (2003 to 2009). Mr. Robinson’s prior board experience also includes serving as a director of each of Independent Wireless One Corp., Diversified Investment Advisors Inc. and Edison Schools Inc. Since September 2018, Mr. Robinson has served on the board of directors of The New York Academy of Science, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving innovative solutions to society’s challenges by advancing scientific research, education and policy. He previously was on the boards of The Council for Economic Education, The Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Smithsonian Libraries and the University of Wisconsin School of Business, where he currently is on the Advisory Board for its Department of Economics. Mr. Robinson earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.

Mr. Robinson’s broad diversified expertise in various industries, including corporate finance, M&A and turnaround experience, as well as his experience serving as a director of numerous public companies makes him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

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