|Laurence Charney |
Laurence Charney has served on our Board since February 2011. Since August 2008, Mr. Charney has served as a private consultant to financial and accounting firms. Previously, from 1970 through June 2007, Mr. Charney was employed by Ernst & Young, LLP, a registered public accounting firm, retiring as a partner. Mr. Charney currently serves as a director of Mrs. Fields’ Original Cookies, Inc., a private company involved in the development and franchising of retail stores, which sell cookies and other bakery products in the United States and internationally. In addition, Mr. Charney previously served as a director and audit committee member of Marvel Entertainment, Inc., XTL Bio-Pharmaceuticals Ltd., and Pure Biofuels, Inc. Mr. Charney graduated with a BBA degree from Hofstra University and completed the Executive MBA in Business program at Columbia University.