|James Crimi was appointed Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President in April 2012. Mr. Crimi has served as our Director of Investor Relations from September 2010 to April 2012. From September 2006 to the present, Mr. Crimi has served as President and Chief Executive Officer for JCSD Consultants, Inc. a consulting firm which provides private and publicly traded companies with guidance on increasing market exposure, improving and managing shareholder relationships, accessing the capital markets and assisting with corporate filings.
From July 2002 to December 2005, Mr. Crimi was the Chief Executive Officer of Sky Capital UK, Limited a London, England based broker dealer. From October 1996 to September 1999, Mr. Crimi served as President and Chief Operating Officer of JJ Rich & Company, which controlled an equity stake and operated an Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction (OSJ) of a New York based broker bealer.
Mr. Crimi has previously held a securities license in the United Kingdom as a registered person with the Financial Services Authority (FSA), and has been a series 7-licensed stockbroker registered with NASD and FINRA and regulated by the SEC.