Chairman of the Board and President
Eric Bolling has been a director and President of the Company since September 2019. Since January of 2019, Mr. Bolling has served as the host of as host of America This Week on Sinclair Broadcasting and, since July of 2018, as the host of AMericA on Blaze TV. Between January 2007 and September 8, 2017, he served as host of a variety of programs the Fox Business Channel news program, including Cashin’ In, The Five, and Fox News Specialists. Mr. Bolling was also involved in the development of CNBC’s Fast Money, which he left in August of 2007, when he moved to the then-new Fox Business Network as one of its financial analysts, where he hosted the business show, Happy Hour, which ran in the same time slot as his former show, Fast Money. Mr. Bolling authored the 2016 New York Time Best Seller, Wake Up America. The following year, he authored 2017 New York Time Best Seller, The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It. As a memorial to his son, who died on September 8, 2017, after ingesting a Xanax tablet laced with the opioid, fentanyl, Mr. Bolling deeply educated himself about opioid issues and established “The Eric Chase Foundation” to educate the world about the opioid crisis and to lobby for preventive and treatment measures as part of his personal commitment to ending this crisis. Mr. Bolling started his career as a commodities trader on the New York Mercantile Exchange and thereafter served five years on the NYMEX (now CME Group) board of directors. Mr. Bolling received his B.A. in Economics from Rollins College in 1984.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Tony Isaac has been a director of the Company since May 2015 and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 2016. He served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company from February 2016 until May 2016. Mr. Isaac has served as Financial Planning and Strategist/Economist of Live Ventures Incorporated (Nasdaq: LIVE), a holding company for diversified businesses, since July 2012. He is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Isaac Organization, a privately held investment company. Mr. Isaac has invested in various companies, both private and public from 1980 to present. Mr. Isaac’s specialty is negotiation and problem-solving of complex real estate and business transactions. Mr. Isaac has served as a director of Live Ventures Incorporated since December 2011. Mr. Isaac graduated from Ottawa University in 1981, where he majored in Commerce and Business Administration and Economics.
Richard D. Butler
Richard D. Butler, Jr. has been a director of the Company since May 2015. Mr. Butler is the owner of an advisory firm that provides real estate, corporate, and financial advisory services since 1999, and is the co-Founder, Managing Director, and, since 2005, a major stockholder of Ref-Razzer Company, a whistle manufacturing and vending company. Prior to this, Mr. Butler was the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Aspen Healthcare, Inc. from 1996 to 1999. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Butler was a Managing Director at Landmark Financial and from 1989 to 1993 he was a Partner at Cal Ventures Real Estate Investment Group. Prior to this, Mr. Butler has also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mt. Whitney Savings Bank, Chief Executive Officer of First Federal Mortgage Bank, Chief Executive Officer of Trafalgar Mortgage, and Executive Officer and Member of the President’s Advisory Committee at State Savings & Loan Association (peak assets $14 billion) and American Savings & Loan Association (NYSE: FCA; peak assets $34 billion). Mr. Butler has served on the board of directors of Live Ventures Incorporated (Nasdaq: LIVE) since August 2006.
Nael Hajjar has been a director of the Company since August 2018. Mr. Hajjar is currently the Unit Head for the Annual Wholesale Trade Survey in Statistics Canada’s Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade Division. From March 2011 through May 2016, Mr. Hajjar was a Senior Analyst – Economist of Statistics Canada’s Producer Prices Division where he developed Canada’s first ever Investment Banking Services Price Index while leading the development of a variety of Financial Services Price Index development projects. Mr. Hajjar also has extensive experience in project management, and he holds a Bachelor of Social Science, Honors in Economics, and Bachelor of Commerce, Option in Finance, from the University of Ottawa.