Mr. Tamaroff joined Avista in 2009 and serves as a Principal. Prior to joining Avista, Mr. Tamaroff worked as an Analyst in the leveraged finance group at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. Mr. Tamaroff currently serves as a director of OptiNose, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTN), United BioSource Corporation and WideOpenWest, Inc. (NYSE: WOW), and previously served as a director of InvestorPlace Media and IWCO Direct. Mr. Tamaroff received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar. Mr. Tamaroff was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of his private equity investment and company oversight experience and background with respect to acquisitions, debt financings and equity financings.