Michael B. Yanney

Chairman Emeritus

Mike Yanney is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of The Burlington Capital Group LLC, formerly America First Companies, which has managed public investment funds. From 1977 until the organization of the first such fund in 1984, Mr. Yanney was principally engaged in the ownership and management of commercial banks. Mr. Yanney served as a director and member of the Executive Committee of FirsTier Financial, Inc., the largest bank holding company in Nebraska, from 1985 until his resignation in 1991. He has done business in the former Soviet Union and 14 other countries since 1976. He also served on the East West Institute joint US / Russia delegation in 2007 whose specific objective was to keep the two countries from going back into a cold war.

Mr. Yanney is a member of the board of directors for The Burlington Capital Group LLC, America First Tax Exempt Fund, Tetrad, Core Bank Holding Co., and was formerly a director of Level 3 Communications, Inc., Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, Freddie Mac Advisory Board, Durham Resources, Inc., Freedom Communications, Inc., Forest Oil Corporation, MFS Communications, Inc., PKS Information Services, Inc., Omaha Steaks, MFA, Chairman; and Streck Inc.