|Gary L. Sugarman|
Gary L. Sugarman was appointed as a director of the Company on May 24, 2013 upon its emergency from bankruptcy. Mr. Sugarman is Managing Member of Richfield Capital Partners, a venture fund formed in May 2010 to provide working capital investments in the technology/media sectors and a principal of Richfield Associates, a telecom investment/merchant bank which he founded in 1993. Over a 20-year period, Mr. Sugarman has invested in and operated numerous telecom/data companies through these entities. Mr. Sugarman sits on the board of TDS Telecom (sym: TDS), a publicly traded telecom company with both wireless and wireline assets; and LICT Corp (sym: LICT), which owns telecom operating companies and other telecom assets. Mr. Sugarman was, until recently, Executive Chairman/Investor- FXecosystem Inc, a private company based in London, and, from 2007 until 2010, Executive Chairman/Investor - Veroxity Technology Partners, a metro fiber provider in Boston. He also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mid Maine Communications, a facilities-based telecommunications company he co-founded in 1994, until its sale in 2006 to Otelco.