Kenneth E. Masick has been one of our directors since January 2008. He retired from Wolf & Company LLP, certified public accountants, in April, 2009, being there as a partner since its formation in 1978. That firm, one of the largest in the Chicago area specializes in audit, tax and consulting services to privately owned businesses. Mr. Masick was partner-in-charge of the firm`s audit and accounting department and was responsible for the firm`s quality control. His accounting experience also includes feasibility studies and due diligence activities with acquisitions. Mr. Masick has been in public accounting since his graduation from Southern Illinois University in 1967. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA society. Mr. Masick also holds Series 7, 24, 27 and 63 licenses from FINRA. He also was treasurer and director of Wolf Financial Management LLC, a securities broker-dealer firm. Mr. Masick also held the position of director with Inland Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc.