Asher L. Troppe

ASHER L. TROPPE is the Chief Operating Officer and a founder of Epport
Capital Management, LLC. Prior to founding Epport, he provided
investment management services to a select group of investors using some
of the strategies that are employed by the hedge fund under management
by the firm. Mr. Troppe specializes in the use of equity derivatives to
create, enhance, and protect wealth in the markets. He enjoys trading on
both the long and short sides of the markets using a blend of technical
and fundamental analysis. In the near future, he will be managing a
market-neutral fund based on options.