For over ten years Mr. Bach, as General Counsel, has provided Whitmore with his expertise on all corporate legal issues and has shepherded its growth through his counsel and guidance as the company’s Executive Vice-President of Mergers and Acquisitions. In 2005, Mr. Bach formed Whitmore & Co., a commercial real estate brokerage, to service the commercial real estate insurance client of the company. Whitmore & Co. provides clients of Whitmore with the opportunity to source and market commercial real estate to other Whitmore clients, giving them personalized services tailored to their needs and to purchase or dispose of their real estate to an elite, pre-qualified group, of users, investors and developers. Prior to joining Whitmore, Mr. Bach had been President/CEO and Chairman of the Board of T SI Environmental, Inc. (TSIN-NASDAQ: Bulletin Board), Saltville, Virginia. Joining TSI as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Mr. Bach oversaw all aspects of the management and marketing functions of the company, and increased revenue threefold during his tenure. . Before his affiliation with TSI, Mr. Bach had been a principal, officer and director of several privately held companies, including President of Atlantic Coast Construction Co. of New York and Vice-President and General Counsel to Hugh P. Gaffney Co., Inc., a real estate development and brokerage firm, and Morgan Gentry’s Inc, a restaurant development and operating company. In these various positions, Mr. Bach's responsibilities included negotiations, acquisitions, and development of residential and commercial properties, with complete oversight, including negotiation of contracts, implementation of development plans, and review of all zoning and governmental regulations; and restaurant design, oversight, supervision, and operation. Mr. Bach's professional career began as Legislative Counsel to Hon. John R. Dunne, New York State Senate and as Minority Counsel to the New York State Temporary Commission on Management and Productivity in the Public Sector. Subsequently, Mr. Bach joined the firm of Sprague, Dwyer, Aspland and Tobin, P.C. in Garden City, New York and specialized in Banking, Real Estate and Commercial Transactions, which involved him in the negotiation and drafting of real estate contracts and commercial transactions; counseling of financial institutions (commercial bank and savings and loan association) regarding regulations and transactions; and zoning matters. Mr. Bach has also been engaged in private practice for thirty years specializing in real estate transactions, development, and zoning matters. Mr. Bach received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from St. John's University, St. John's College, Jamaica, New York as well as his Doctor of Jurisprudence from St. John's University, School of Law. He attended the Masters of Law Program at New York University, School of Law, New York, New York.