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Michael R. Zapata

Executive Chairman and President

Michael R. Zapata is the founder and Managing Member of Sententia Capital Management, LLC, a value investing focused investment management firm. Since inception in 2012, the firm has invested in deep value public equities in a concentrated portfolio. The firm employs a rigorous research process and attempts to engage constructively with management when appropriate.  Prior to Sententia Capital, he served nearly 10 years in the U.S. Navy. During his service from 2001 to 2010, he held various leadership roles during the Global War on Terror, including Troop Commander for the nation’s premiere SEAL assault force. Deploying to locations including Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, the Middle East and the Arabian Peninsula, he brings valuable insight and expertise in intelligence fusion, operational execution, strategic planning and risk mitigation.  He received his B.S. from Texas A&M University, where he was recognized as a Dougherty Award Recipient. He received his M.B.A. from Columbia University as a student in the Heilbrunn Center for Value Investing. He is a director of Intermap Technologies, a geospatial industry leader that provides location-based solutions with its powerful suite of software applications. He also serves as a director of Tip of the Spear Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Elite Operators and their families during times of need.