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Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Joseph Gamberale 
Joseph Gamberale
Director


Mr. Gamberale, 50, has served a director since our formation in February, 2015. Mr. Gamberale serves as the chairman of our compensation committee and a member of our audit and nominating committees. Prior to founding Alliance, Mr. Gamberale was the founder and managing member of Ivy Equity Investors, LLC, a New York-based private investment firm launched in 2014. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Gamberale was a private investor. In 2001, Mr. Gamberale co-founded Centurion Capital Hedge Fund, a multi-s... 

Committee Member Chairperson Chairperson
Mark D. Shefts Financial Expert
Mark D. Shefts
Director


Mr. Shefts, 58, serves as a director and chairman of our audit committee and a member of our compensation committee. Since 2004, Mr. Shefts has served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Rushcap Group, Inc., a privately held investment and consulting firm. Since 2005, Mr. Shefts has served as a Trustee of The Onyx & Breezy Foundation, a non-profit organization. Previously, Mr. Shefts was the Director, President and co-owner of All-Tech Investment Group Inc., from 1987 to 2001, and Domestic ... 

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Joel D. Tracy Financial Expert
Joel D. Tracy
Director


Mr. Tracy, 55, serves as a director and a member of our audit and nominating committees. Mr. Tracy has been self-employed as a Certified Public Accountant since 1989, specializing in tax and estate planning for high net worth individuals. From 2004 to 2016, Mr. Tracy was the managing member of ABT Realty, LLC, a privately held real estate company. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Tracy was the managing member of Vista Bridge Associates, LLC, a privately held company lending money for personal injury se... 

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Burt A. Watson 
Burt A. Watson
Director


Mr. Watson, 67, began his decades long career in boxing and MMA as business manager to the legendary “Smokin” Joe Frazier where he handled all aspects of administrative support from contract negotiations and personal appearances to television interviews and public relations. Mr. Watson began his decades long career in boxing and MMA as business manager to the legendary “Smokin” Joe Frazier where he handled all aspects of administrative support from contract negotiations and personal appearanc... 

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