David Knott is the CEO of Knott Partners Management, LLC, which manages a group of hedge funds that he founded in 1987. Mr. Knott serves as a director of Paramount Resources of Calgary, Alberta. He is a Board member, treasurer, and chairman of the investment committee of Boy's and Girl's Harbor of Harlem and East Hampton. Mr. Knott also serves on the Board of the National D-day Museum in New Orleans. Mr. Knott is a member of the University Committee for Undergraduate Financial Aid at the University of Pennsylvania from which he holds a BA and MBA.