William WellsChairman of the Board

Mr. Wells has served as Chairman since December 2014 and has been a member of our board of directors since inception. Since 2000, Mr. Wells has served as President of Pope Asset Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor offering financial asset management services to high net worth investors. Mr. Wells is the founder and primary portfolio manager for Pope Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Wells previously worked in the private wealth management division of Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1985 to 2000. Mr. Wells received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Mississippi and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College.