Patrick K. Pesch

PATRICK K. PESCH has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October
1999 and as one of Directors of the Board since 1995. From 1992 until
joining us, Mr. Pesch served as a Senior Vice President of Heller
Financial, Inc. and also as an officer of Heller, managing a portfolio
of loan and equity investments. Mr. Pesch joined HFI in 1985 as head of
the internal audit function and served in a number of positions,
including Senior Credit Officer for Heller Corporate Finance.
Previously, Mr. Pesch was an audit manager with Arthur Young & Company.
Mr. Pesch received a Bachelor in Science of Commerce from DePaul
University and is a certified public accountant.