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Michael R. Zapata
Executive Chairman and President
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.

Charles Davidson
Director
Director

Charles Davidson was appointed as a director in May 2016. Mr. Davidson has served as Chief Executive Officer of Attensa Corporation, an enterprise software provider, since August 2014.  He was the CEO of Attensa’s predecessor company Leeward, Inc. from 2009 until 2014, when it was merged into Attensa Corporation, and was Chief Executive Officer of Attensa, Inc. from 2007 until 2009.  From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Davidson was Chief Executive Officer and President of StatiaFX, a developer of software solutions for financial advisory services.  When StatiaFX was acquired in 2003 by Financial Profiles, a business unit of Hanover Insurance Group, Mr. Davidson became Vice President for Strategy and Business Development of Financial Profiles and served in that function until 2006 when the business was sold.  From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Davidson was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Crabbe Huson Group.  In 1993, he co-founded Co-Operations, Inc. and served as its Chairman until 2000.  Mr. Davidson holds a B.S. degree in Business from the University of Oregon and a J.D. magna cum laude from Northwestern School of Law, Portland.  He is a member (inactive) of the bar associations of Oregon and Washington.

Lillian Tung
Director
Director
Lillian Tung is the CMO, and co-founder of Fur, the high growth beauty brand pioneering body hair care. Ms. Tung has more than a decade of experience in marketing and entrepreneurship and has a breadth of experience across marketing channels with a strong emphasis on digital acquisition, brand development, and consumer engagement. As a business founder she blends the strategic mindset required to achieve aggressive growth targets while maintaining long-term financial sustainability. Prior to starting Fur, Ms. Tung worked at L'Oréal USA on the Maybelline Global Marketing team from 2011 to 2015. Prior to L'Oréal, Ms. Tung served in the Consumer Marketing division of Time Inc. and as an analyst for JPMorgan Chase Inc in the Financial Sponsors Group. Ms. Tung has an MBA with a concentration in Management and Marketing from Columbia Business School (2011) and a bachelor's degree in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University (2005) where she was on the Dean's list for three years.
Alexandre Zyngier
Director
Director
Alexandre Zyngier founded Batuta Advisors in 2013 to pursue investment and advisory opportunities in distress and turnaround. Mr. Zyngier has over 20 years of investment, strategy, and operating experience. He is currently a Director of Atari SA, EVO Transporation (EVOA), reorganized COFINA in Puerto Rico and certain other private entities. He was previously Lead Director at AudioEye, Inc., Director Eileen Fisher, Inc., Director Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Vertis Inc., a Director of Island One LLC, Executive Chairman of DTV America Corporation and other companies. Mr Zyngier is the trustee for HFZ Unsecured Creditors, Linc Energy and sole liquidating Director for Tetralogic Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Zyngier is also an expert witness in Delaware Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Zyngier has worked as a Portfolio Manager, investing in public and private distressed opportunities, at Alden Global Capital, Goldman Sachs & Co., and Deutsche Bank Co. During this time, his focus was on distressed investments representing fulcrum securities in the Capital Structure. He was also a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company. Prior to that, he was a technical brand manager at Procter & Gamble, focused on Latin America Beauty Care Products. Mr. Zyngier holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago and a BSc. in Chemical Engineering from UNICAMP in Brazil.