Board of Directors

Jeffrey I. Moore

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Moore is a founder and Presiding Partner of M & M Investments, a value based investment partnership investing in common stocks. He is also owner and operator of Mt Melrose LLC, a company investing in real estate in Central Kentucky. Mr. Moore has earned a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies from Eastern Kentucky University.


Steven L. Kiel

Mr. Kiel is the President of Arquitos Capital Management and portfolio manager of Arquitos Capital Partners. Mr. Kiel is a judge advocate in the Army Reserves, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and currently holds the rank of Major. Previously, Mr. Kiel was an attorney in private practice. Mr. Kiel is a graduate of George Mason School of Law and Illinois State University and is a member of the bar in Illinois (inactive) and Washington, DC.


Jeremy K. Gold

Mr. Gold is a Research Analyst at Oberndorf Enterprises LLC. He has previously worked at Alesia Asset Management, CloudPlus Inc, Western Asset Management and Camden Asset Management. Mr. Gold holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Williams College.


Christopher T. Payne

Mr. Payne is a financial professional with more than 15 years of consulting, corporate finance and Big Four experience. In his current role, Mr. Payne manages and performs valuations involving various classes of equity and debt securities. He advises clients in both private and public companies and provides valuation and corporate advisory services for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, fairness opinions, buy-sell agreements, IRS and SEC compliance matters, and corporate planning and reorganizations. Mr. Payne is a graduate from the George Mason University’s School of Business (MBA) and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


Keith D. Smith

Mr. Smith is a Managing Director at a private business valuation / consulting firm in Rochester, New York. He is a valuation professional with more than 20 years of consulting, corporate finance and Big Four experience. Mr. Smith originates, manages and performs valuations involving equity, debt, derivatives, liabilities, intangible assets, intellectual property and NOLs of publicly and privately held businesses for acquisitions, divestitures, estate & gift tax reporting, liquidation, financial reporting, and general corporate planning. Also, Mr. Smith is the portfolio manager for the Bonhoeffer Fund, which is a private hedge fund for accredited investors that utilizes value-oriented investment principles. Previously, Mr. Smith worked in the valuation practice of a Big Four accounting firm and was an Air Force officer involved in the acquisition of space systems for the federal government. Mr. Smith holds an MBA from University of California – Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Union College.


Jeremy K. Deal

Mr. Deal is the founder and chief investment officer for JDP Capital Management. He manages a value-based hedge fund that invests in undervalued publicly traded companies that are out-of-favor, distressed, or undergoing a significant growth transition. Prior to launching JDP Capital Management, Mr. Deal worked in private equity and co-founded two companies in the wireless home security and hotel energy management industries. He earned a Bachelor of Science in business and international relations from Alliant International University.