Lawrence A. Cirillo

Director

Lawrence A. Cirillo has served as a member of our board of directors since 2003. Mr. Cirillo was Principal Partner and President of Atlantic Chartering, an oil tanker brokerage company, from 1979 until Atlantic Chartering merged with Seabrokers, Inc., a subsidiary of Clarkson, Ltd. Mr. Cirillo served as a Vice President of Seabrokers, Inc. until 2000. Since 2000, Mr. Cirillo has served as an oil tanker broker with Southport Maritime, Inc. Our board of directors believes that it benefits from Mr. Cirillo’s business experience generally and within the sales industry in particular.