Is an experienced financial and investment management professional with over twenty years of expertise in the investment banking industry. Mr. LoPriore served as a Managing Director with C.E. Unterberg, Towbin where he managed the special equities group and closed over $150,000,000 in private placement transactions involving small-cap and micro-cap issuers. Prior to this tenure with C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, Mr. LoPriore was a Senior Vice President with Legg Mason, Inc. Mr. LoPriore began his career on Wall Street in 1989 at Oppenheimer & Co. During his career he has advised both US based institutions as well as some of the largest European Banks.