Robert K. Hatcher

Director

Robert Hatcher serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cockrell Interests LLC, Pinto Investment Partners LP, Pinto Trust Company and related companies. Mr. Hatcher also serves as Chairman of the Finance Advisory Committee for PTV Healthcare Capital, L.P. and Pinto America Growth Fund, L.P. and on the Board of Directors of certain Pinto Group portfolio companies, including Alloy Merchant Finance, First Continental and Avalon Advisors.

Cockrell Interests is a private, diversified investment management company with interests in healthcare, financial services, consumer goods and services, energy and energy services, real estate, technology and venture capital, aviation and agriculture. Cockrell Interests maintains a disciplined, long-term approach to investing and enjoys a long history of developing and operating businesses based on fundamental values. Mr. Hatcher has been active in each of the Cockrell strategies over the last fifteen years and has acted as co-founder and initial board member to several healthcare and Pinto Group portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Cockrell Interests in 2001, Mr. Hatcher founded and served as Managing Director of Citywest Ventures, a Houston-based private equity and financial advisory firm. During 1999 and 2000, Mr. Hatcher served as Managing Director of Corporate Strategy and Development of Metamor Worldwide, Inc., a multi-national information technology professional services firm. Mr. Hatcher also served on the Executive Committee of Metamor and as President of its venture capital group. Prior to joining Metamor, Mr. Hatcher was a corporate finance and securities partner in Vinson & Elkins LLP.

Mr. Hatcher is married and has two children in college. He received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA and JD from Tulane University. Mr. Hatcher served as an Adjunct Professor at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University for approximately ten years. He is a member of World Presidents Organization and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Camp Aranzazu, a camp for special needs children and adults.