Alexander Leon, age 45, was appointed to the Board of Directors on June 13, 2006. Mr. Leon currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Vanir Group of Companies, Inc., a holding company with several diversified commercial and institutional real estate development, financial services, construction, and construction management companies with over 16 offices throughout the United States. Mr. Leon has served in these positions since approximately 1990 and for the last 25 years Mr. Leon has been involved with Vanir in real estate, construction, construction management and related fields in variously held positions. Mr. Leon also sits on Vanirís Board of Directors. The Vanir Companies include but are not limited to Vanir Development Company, Inc., Vanir Construction Management, Inc., Vanir Commercial Brokerage, Inc. and Vanir Construction Company, Inc.
Mr. Leon graduated from University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and holds a Masters from the University of Southern California.