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Board of Directors - Kim G. Davis, Chairman

Kim G. Davis, Chairman

Bio: Kim Davis is co-chairman and a founding partner of Charlesbank Capital Partners, a private equity firm with more than $3 billion under management. The firm focuses on middle-market management-led buyouts and growth capital financings. In 2014, Charlesbank closed Charlesbank Equity Fund VII, a $1.8 billion fund backed by a range of institutional investors, including leading endowments and foundations, public retirement plans, corporate pension funds and funds of funds.

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Board of Directors - Danguole Altman

Danguole Altman

Bio: Danguole Altman, an experienced health care entrepreneur, is the President and CEO of Vapogenix (www.vapogenix.com). Vapogenix is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing a suite of innovative, non-narcotic products for preventing and treating localized pain.

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Board of Directors - Ambassador Michael C. Polt

Ambassador Michael C. Polt

Bio: Ambassador Polt assumed his new position as Senior Director of the McCain Institute For International Leadership on October 1, 2012, after concluding his 35-year diplomatic career and following his most recent assignment as Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia. Mr. Polt also served previously as U.S. Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro. Prior to his ambassadorial missions, the Ambassador was Principal Deputy and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs in the Powell and Clinton State Departments. Show full bio.

Board of Directors - The Honorable Randal Quarles

The Honorable Randal Quarles

Bio: Randal Quarles is founder and managing partner of The Cynosure Group, which brings together the resources of a number of the country’s largest family offices to make equity investments in private companies across a range of industries. Before founding Cynosure, Mr. Quarles was a longtime partner of The Carlyle Group, focusing on investments in banks and financial services.

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Board of Directors - Daniel Rose

Peter A. Ragauss

Bio: Peter A. Ragauss joined the BAFF Board of Directors in 2015. Mr. Ragauss is a member of the Board of Directors of Apache Corporation since December 2014. Mr. Ragauss retired from Baker Hughes in October 2014 after eight years as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

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Board of Directors - Richard C. Sheridan

Richard C. Sheridan

Bio: Richard Sheridan was appointed president and CEO of SEAF in June 2008 after joining the SEAF board of directors in 2006. SEAF is an investment management group that provides growth capital and business assistance to small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in emerging and transition markets underserved by traditional sources of capital. Through a network of offices in Central & Eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America, SEAF invests via country-specific and regional equity and structured debt funds, realizing attractive returns and measurable economic development impact for 30+ institutional investors. SEAF has 140 professionals engaged in investment management and business acceleration programs across its network, with $380 million under management.

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Board of Directors - The Honorable Mark Sullivan

The Honorable Mark Sullivan

Bio: Mark Sullivan serves on the board of directors of both for-profit and non-profit institutions including the Baltic-American Enterprise Fund and the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation.

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Board of Directors - Andres Trink

Andres Trink

Bio: Andres Trink is the CEO of Merko, the largest stock market listed real estate and construction group in the Baltic region. Prior to joining his current position at Merko, Andres has held senior management positions at Swedbank, Evli Bank and Bank of Estonia (central bank). From 2002-2006 he worked as the chairman of the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority and was actively involved in financial regulatory committees at the European level, including as a chairman. His experience also includes several board directorships of companies operating in the region.

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The Honorable Rozanne L. Ridgway, Chairman Emeritus

Daniel Rose, Director Emeritus

Hughlyn F. Fierce, Director Emeritus

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