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Silver Canyon’s investment professionals have extensive transactional experience and deep industry knowledge. Silver Canyon’s principals have an average of 22 years of private equity experience.

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Tim Kelleher is Managin partner of Silver Canyon Group and Managing Partner of KMCP Advisors ll. KMCP was formerly known as PCG Coprporate Partners Advisors ll, a spin-off from Pacific Corporate Group Holdings. Prior to this, Mr. Kelleher was a Partner and Senior Vice President with Desai Capital Management responsible for sourcing, evaluating, negotiating and monitoring leveraged buyouts and later-stage growth financings. Prior to that, Mr. Kelleher was an Associate with Entrecanales, Inc., where heidentified, analyzed and negotiated later-stage growth capital and management buyout investment opportunities for a Madrid-based family. Before that, Mr. Kelleher was an Associate with L.F. Rothschild & Co. where he executed leveraged finance for buyouts and mergers and acquisitions advisory assignments. Mr. Kelleher began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Young & Company. Mr. Kelleher received his Masters in Accouning from New York University and his BA in History from Hamilton College. Mr. Kelleher is currently a Director of Allied Resource Corporation, Backyard Broadcasting, eCORP, Orbcomm, and Sunflower Farmers Market.

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Douglas Meltzer is a Managin Partner of Silver Canyon Group and Managing Partner of KMCP Advisors ll. KMCP was formerly known as PCG Coprporate Partners Advisors ll, a spin-off from Pacific Corporate Group Holdings. Prior to this, Mr. Meltzer was a Principal at The Blackstone Group where he was involved in sourcing and executing private equity investments in a broad range of industries. Before that, Mr. Meltzer had similar responsibilities as a Vice President at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. Mr. Meltzer also served in an operating capacity as the Director of Strategic Development at EZ Buy, EZ Sell Recycler Inc. Mr. Meltzer received his BA from Cornell University and his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Mr. Meltzer is currently a Director of Allied Resource Corporation, eCORP, Lincoln Paper & Tissue, and RP Holdings Group.

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Doug Hall, 34, joined Silver Canyon in 2014. Mr. Hall previously worked as a Senior Consultant of Avant Advisory Group from 2010 to 2014 where he was involved in operational restructuring and refinancing processes for middle-market companies. He began his career as an Associate with D.E. Shaw & Co. where he was involved in evaluating distressed and infrastructure investments as well as portfolio asset allocation. Mr. Hall received an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2010 and his BA in Economics and minor in Mathematics from Brigham Young University in 2004.

Samantha Sacks is the Chief Financial Officer of Silver Canyon Group and KMCP Advisors ll. Ms. Sacks previously worked with Mr. Kelleher and Meltzer for over two years at Pacific Corporate Group, where she was CFO. Prior to this, she was CFO of hedge fund Torrey Pines Capital Management. Ms. Sacks began her career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen in Cape Town, South Africa, and then in Philadelphia, PA. She then worked for CIGNA Corporation where she assisted in the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley and was a Controller in the group insurance division. Ms. Sacks completed her undergraduate and graduate work (Bachelor of Business Science degree in Finance and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is an active CPA, licensed in California. Ms. Sacks is a member of the Financial Executives Networking Group and the CFO Roundtable.
Bernie Andrews is a Senior Advisor to Silver Canyon Group. Mr. Andrews has been a Director of Sunflower Farmers Market, a KMCP investment, since 2007. Mr. Andrews served as Chaorman of the Board and CEO of Eye Care Centers of America, a retail optical chain of 380 stores, from 1996 until 2001, and continued to serve as Chairman until 2003. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Andrews was President and COO and a Director of Montgomery Ward-Retail. He was EVP of Store Operations and Marketing and a Director of Circuit City Stores, Inc. from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Andrews was with Montgomery Ward-Retail from 1983 to 1990, serving as President-Hardlines, EVP-Marketing and VP-Home Furnishings. Prior to 1983, Mr. Andrews spent twenty years with Sears, Roebuck & Co. in a number of field and headquarters merchandising, marketing, and operating positions. Mr. Andrews received his BA in Retailing and Economics from Marshall University. In addition to Sunflower Farmers Market, Mr. Andrews also currently serves as a Director of Parago, Sentient Medical Systems, B&M Racing, Action Target, and Tulsa Power Holdings.