Martin J. Troppe

MARTIN J. TROPPE is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a
founder of Epport Capital Management, LLC, an investment management
company specializing in equities. Since 1994 he has served as a general
securities licensed, registered representative. He is affiliated with
Basic Investors, Inc. where he provides investment management services
to a select group of individual investors. His focus is on finding value
in fundamental and industry analysis. He is also a licensed Real Estate
Agent. Martin J. Troppe has extensive experience in sales, marketing and
management with over twenty years in senior management positions in the
restaurant, food and beverage industries and eight years in the real
estate industry.