BOARD OF DIRECTORS
JAY M. HAFT
Mr. Haft served as our Vice Chairman of the Board from February 1999 until March 2001. From October 1989 to February 1999, he served as our Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Haft has been engaged in the practice of law since 1959 and since 1994 has served as counsel to Parker Duryee Rosoff & Haft (and since December 2001, its successor, Reed Smith). From 1989 to 1994, he was a senior corporate partner of that firm. Mr. Haft is a strategic and financial consultant for growth stage companies. He is active in international corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Haft also represents emerging growth companies. He has actively participated in strategic planning and fund raising for many high-tech companies, leading edge medical technology companies and marketing companies. He is a director of many public and private corporations, including DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Oryx Technology Corp., and also serves on the Board of the United States-Russian Business Counsel.
Mr. Haft is a past member of the Florida Commission for Government Accountability to the People, a past national trustee and Treasurer of the Miami City Ballet, and a past Board member of the Concert Association of Florida. He is also a trustee of Florida International University Foundation and serves on the advisory board of the Wolfsonian Museum and Florida International University Law School. Mr. Haft received B.A. and LL.B. degrees from Yale University.