Wes Cummins

Wes Cummins has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2016. Mr. Cummins is currently Chief Executive Officer of 272 Capital L.P., an investment advisory firm which he formed in February 2020.  Mr. Cummins was previously an analyst with Nokomis Capital, L.L.C., an investment advisory firm, a position he held from October 2012 until February 2020.  From March 2011 to September 2012, Mr. Cummins was an analyst for Harvey Partners, a hedge fund. From February 2002 to March 2011, Mr. Cummins held multiple positions including senior research analyst covering technology hardware companies, director of research, head of capital markets and, finally, president of B. Riley & Co., an investment banking firm.  From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Cummins was an associate analyst at Needham & Company, an investment banking firm.  Since 2007, Mr. Cummins has served as a member of the board of directors of Applied Science Products, Inc., formerly known as Flight Safety Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company engaged in developing technologies for aviation safety and efficiency.  Mr. Cummins holds a B.S.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.  Mr. Cummins has extensive experience in the investment research process, public and private capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and shareholder activism. We believe Mr. Cummins’ expertise in investment research and analysis brings valuable experience and perspective to our board of directors.

Independent Director