Mr. Coelho was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1978 to 1989. After leaving Congress, he joined Wertheim Schroder & Company, an investment banking firm in New York, as President and CEO of Wertheim Schroder Financial Services.
From October 1995 to September 1997, Mr. Coelho founded and served as Chairman and CEO of an education and training technology company that he subsequently sold. Since 1997, Mr. Coelho has worked independently as a business and political consultant. He also served as Chairman of the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities from 1994 to 2001, after previously serving as Chairman of the Board of the Epilepsy Foundation.
Mr. Coelho is a member of the Board of Directors of Service Corporation International, Inc. and Warren Resources, Inc. The Company believes that Mr. Coelho should serve as a Director because of his political acumen and contacts, as well as his executive, financial and business experience.