Peter S. Brodsky
Mr. Brodsky's background includes 20 years in the private equity industry and substantial experience in identifying and acquiring a wide variety of businesses. From 1995 to December 2010, Mr. Brodsky was employed by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst (renamed HM Capital Partners in 2006), a nationally prominent private equity firm in the United States that specialized in leveraged acquisitions, and served as a partner beginning in 2001. While at Hicks Muse/HM Capital, Mr. Brodsky was active in sourcing, executing, overseeing and/or exiting numerous transactions, valued in excess of $2.5 billion. Beginning in 2004, Mr. Brodsky was responsible for Hicks Muse/HM Capital's investments in the media and communications industries and served on the firm's Investment Committee, which was responsible for all investment decisions of the firm. Mr. Brodsky currently serves on several non-profit Boards, including: KIPP: Dallas-Fort Worth, a high-performing charter school group, where he serves as Chairman; AT&T Performing Arts Center, the owner and operator of Dallas' premier arts performance venues; and Greenhill School, an co-educational independent school serving children in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Mr. Brodsky previously served on the boards of: Unitek Global Services (NASDAQ: UNTK), a provider of engineering, construction management and installation fulfillment services to companies specializing in the telecommunications, broadband cable, wireless, two-way radio, transportation, public safety and satellite industries; and MaineToday Media, Maine's largest media company. Mr. Brodsky received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1992.