For twenty-five years, Mr. Slattery was President, Chairman and Director of LFC Financial Corporation.
From 1980 to 1992 Mr. Paier was President and Chief Operating Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company. During his tenure as President, Safeguard made over 25 acquisitions or investments, sold a number of businesses, established two multi-million dollar venture capital limited partnerships, completed five public stock offerings and a number of bank or institutional debt transactions. Safeguard’s revenues increased from $47 million in 1980 to $667 million in 1991.
Mr. Paier serves on the Board of Directors of Deltapaper Corporation and Analytical Graphics, Inc. He is also on the Board of Trustees of The University of the Arts and several other non-profit boards. Mr. Paier has served on the Board of Directors of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Novell, Inc., and four other public companies. Mr. Paier graduated with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Previously, Ms. Strisofsky spent more than 15 years as managing director and chief financial officer of TL Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm with $1.5 billion under management, while also serving as an advisor to EnerTech Capital Partners, an energy-focused venture fund with $500 million under management. During her TL tenure, she assisted the firm in raising more than $1.2 billion of capital, administered the investment of more than $1.3 billion, and returned more than $1.5 billion to TL’s partners. Pam also served for eight years as the chief financial officer of EnerTech Capital Partners.
Ms. Strisofsky graduated from Ohio State University with a BS in Finance and International Business. She is a certified public accountant, as well as, an investment advisor. She is also an emeritus board member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Private Equity CFO Association, an organization she assisted in founding.
Charlie earned a Master of Science in Engineering from University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with High Honors from Drexel University. He also received extensive formal management training while rising through the ranks at GE.