John Borer, The Benchmark Companies

Until 2012, he was Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking and a member of the Board of Rodman & Renshaw, which he joined in 1991. From 1984 to 1991, Mr. Borer was Senior VP and Investment Manager in the new business development office of Security Pacific Business Credit. From 1979 to 1984, he served as a VP and business development officer with Barclays American Business Credit in its LA office. Mr. Borer serves on the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.  Mr. Borer received his B.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California at Davis in 1978 and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 1984.