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Ira W Miller

Mr. Miller's financial services career began in 1987 at the investment banking firm of Drexel Burnham Lambert. Post Drexel Burnham Lambert, he has represented in excess of $1 billion in aggregate client market capitalization to the financial community.

Ira capitalized and co-founded IW Miller Group, a boutique corporate consulting firm, in 1992. The firm's core focus was in the wireless and technology industries. During the firm’s tenure Mr. Miller represented Globalink, a language translation company which became the third largest percentage gainer on the American Exchange and eventually sold to Lernout & Hauspie in 1998.

In 2011 Mr. Miller consulted with Epicor Software Solutions, an enterprise software solution company. Epicor became one of the largest percentage gainers on the Nasdaq with a market capitalization that eclipsed $850 million dollars before being taken back private. Subsequently, he consulted with Orko Silver which was sold to Coeur d’Alene Mines (NYSE:CDE) for cash and equity of $382 million in 2013.

In 2009, Mr. Miller co-founded and financed a Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) course that was taught at the Wagner School at New York University where he also participated as a guest lecturer. The following year it was awarded course of the year. In addition, Mr. Miller has served on the Economic Board of Visitors at UCLA from 2011-2012 and was a guest lecturer at UCLA in Finance/Economics during that time period. He resumed his guest lecturing role at UCLA for Fall Semester of 2013. Ira graduated with a Bachelor's Degree, Major: Economics Minor: Psychology, from UC Irvine.

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