Thom A. Williams senior consultant & managing director AmherstAlphaAdvisors LLC Email: email@example.com Thom A. Williams is a front-line authority regarding the many fast-changing operational, financial, technology, marketing, and regulatory-compliance skill sets, applications, and best practices key to the successful design, execution, and optimization of international corporate supply chain, logistics, distribution, and commercial freight transportation (trucking, intermodal, air, & marine) programs. Since 2006, as a senior practicing consultant with AmherstAlphaAdvisors LLC based in St. Louis, MO, he has successfully served numerous domestic and international clients, developing and delivering numerous unique logistics-transportation focused qualitative and quantitative market analytics and advisory services (e.g.: peer-to-peer and mode-to-mode operating appraisals and comparative key metric dissections) addressing substantial logistics programs and service providers and producing substantive ROI improvements for their key stakeholders., including premier U.S. domestic and international equity and fixed-income portfolio directors with now more than US$1.5 trillion of assets under management. Since 2005 Williams has also served the supply chain and logistics program design, execution, and analysis needs of additional major stakeholders via his continuing leadership posts within the Energy & Industrials and Financial Services Councils of Gerson Lehrman Group Inc., and earlier via an of-counsel position with the Vista Research subsidiary of Standard & Poor’s. Williams has accumulated 15+ years of substantive senior general and financial management insight and experience in technology-focused aspects of the distribution, transportation, and logistics supply chain sectors. From April 2002 through February 2007, Williams was initially the vice president & general manager, later senior vice president & chief operating officer, and lastly executive vice president and a member of the board of directors of American Global Transportation & Logistics Corp., a privately-held, technology-infused, sophisticated provider of corporate logistics, transportation, 3PL distribution, freight forwarding and brokerage services, which cumulatively encompassed 400+ employees serving major North & Central American and Asian shipper-customers via multiple office and equipment facilities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. During the five years of Williams’ leadership and management contributions, via substantial organic development in combination with select accretive, strategic acquisitions, American Global’s gross revenues and net incomes grew consistently at an annually compounded rate exceeding 125%. Prior to joining AGTLC in 2002, he served in multiple senior management roles with Distribution Transportation Services Inc. (1999-2002), directing the significantly successful operational and profitability “turn around” of that 3PL, contract carrier, dedicated services provider; e.g., net profits increased far beyond 400% in three years. Earlier (1994-1999), as chief financial & chief operating officer of 3PL warehousing provider, contract carrier, and freight forwarder CTS Inc., Williams boosted that company’s annual net income 500+% and tripled its annual revenue in less than 60 months. Previously, Williams had devoted 20+ years to assignments in the North American financial and commercial insurance business sectors; from 1978 thru 1993 as a managing director of Brytal Ltd. and its affiliated companies, a boutique organizational development and M&A advisory group, within which Williams personally served NYSE and NASDAQ listed clients by initiating and guiding both buy-side and sell-side client transactions cumulatively involving beyond $1.0 billion of completed deal values; and from 1971 thru 1977 with Marsh & McLennan Inc. (NYSE: MMC), lastly as vice president of finance & administration for the Midwestern 14-state operations (1,110 employees, 20 offices), based in St. Louis, MO. During the 2008-2009 school year he served a guest lecturer on Managerial Economics and Business Strategy within Fontbonne University’s graduate school of business M.B.A. curriculum, and during 2008 as a retained strategic advisor to the c.e.o. and board of directors of Accelerize New Media Inc. (OTC: ACLZ), a digital media developer of securities and financial data feeds, investor services, and business networking portals. Williams studied accounting and corporate finance at Cornell and Washington Universities and is a frequent panel participant and speaker at the numerous seminars, symposiums, conferences, and on-line gatherings of capital markets and equity research groups, the American Trucking Associations, Truckload Carriers Association, Commercial Carrier Journal, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Digest, and CFO & CIO Magazines. A 3-year recipient of the GLG Leader status award by Gerson Lehrman Group (‘07, ‘08, and ‘09), he is a past biographical subject of Marquis’ Who’s Who in Finance & Business, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World.