Tal Keinan, Chairman of the Board, CEO

Tal Keinan serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SHG Corporation. Mr. Keinan assembled and has led the Sky team since its inception in October 2017. Mr. Keinan has served as Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Clarity Capital KCPS Ltd., a global asset-management firm, since September 2005. He has served as the chairman of Koret Israel Economic Development Funds, Israel’s largest nonprofit lender to small and micro businesses, since 2010. Mr. Keinan is a veteran of the Israel Air Force, where he served for eighteen years, as a operational F-16 pilot and an air combat instructor, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He remains a licensed commercial pilot. Mr. Keinan holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and is a graduate of The Israel Air Force Academy.

Walter Jackson, Director

Walter Jackson serves as a Director of SHG Corporation. Since April 2016, Mr. Jackson has been a Portfolio Manager and Head of Direct Lending at Onex Credit, a middle market lending platform. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Mr. Jackson spent 18 years in various lending and investing capacities at Goldman Sachs. From 1997 to 2007, in Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division, he was responsible for origination and executing bank loans and high yield financings for leveraged buyouts and corporate M&A transactions for US and international companies. From 2008 to 2015, he was responsible for various activities in Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, including as Senior Credit Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Private Debt Group where he was a member of the leadership team responsible for credit investing, capital markets, fund financing and other fund management responsibilities. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Jackson spent 10 years at The Bank of Nova Scotia and Credit Suisse First Boston in various leveraged lending capacities. He started his career at Ernst & Whinney in 1985 where he was involved in financial consulting for large and middle market companies. Mr. Jackson earned an MBA from Georgia State University and a B.S. from Bryan College.

Alethia Nancoo, Director

Alethia Nancoo serves as a Director of SHG Corporation. Ms. Nancoo has served as a partner in the Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice Group of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP since November 2013 and is a member of the firm's Global Board. Ms. Nancoo’s practice focuses on public, private and project debt finance, with particular emphasis on capital markets, infrastructure construction, airport, toll road and surface transportation, mixed-use multifamily housing, and water and sewer utility sectors. Ms. Nancoo previously served on the board of directors of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, where she was a member of the Finance and Governance Committees, and as a member of the Executive Committee of the District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Nancoo was recognized as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion in Corporate Counsel Magazine’s 2021 Women, Influence & Power in Law and in the Washington Business Journal’s 2020 Minority Business Leader Awards. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel. Ms. Nancoo holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland, a Masters of Education from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Alex B. Rozek, Director

Alex B. Rozek serves as a Director of SHG Corporation. Mr. Rozek has been Co-Chairperson of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer and President of Boston Omaha Corporation since February 2015, when he became a member of the Board. He also serves as the Managing Member of Boulderado Partners, LLC, a private investment partnership founded in July 2007. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Rozek served as an analyst for Water Street Capital and Friedman Billings Ramsey Group. Prior to 2004, he worked for Hunton & Williams and FedEx. Since August 2020, Mr. Rozek has served as Co-Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Yellowstone Acquisition Company, a special purpose acquisition company which trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market and in which one of our subsidiaries serves as sponsor. Mr. Rozek is also one of three appointees from the town of Woodstock to ECFiber, a fiber telecommunications cooperative in east-central Vermont. Mr. Rozek graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lysa Leiponis, Director

Lysa Leiponis serves as a Director of SHG Corporation. Since January 2021, Ms. Leiponis has served as an Independent Senior Advisor at Ferrovial Airports U.S., where she advises senior executive leadership of one of the world’s leading developers and operators of airport infrastructure and provides counsel on strategic direction and growth strategy for the U.S. market. Ms. Leiponis has served as Principal and President of LL Aviation Advisors, LLC since February 2020, where she provides critical strategic advisory services to airport leaders, investors, airlines, and other industry stakeholders. Ms. Leiponis has served as a board member on the Critical Infrastructure Strategic Advisory Board of Parsons Corporation since March 2020 and as a member of the board of trustees of the Vaugh College of Aeronautics & Technology since October 2015, where she has also served as Chair of the Audit Committee from 2019 to present, Chair of the Compensation Committee from 2018 to 2019, Co-chair of the Governance Reform Committee from 2018 to 2019 and member of the Member Plant & Infrastructure and Development Committees from 2015 to 2018. Ms. Leiponis served as the Deputy Airport CEO and General Manager and as Airport CEO and General Manager of LaGuardia Airport from November 2010 until July 2013 and July 2013 until September 2019, respectively. Ms. Leiponis holds a B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. from Pace University.

Nick Wellmon, Director

Nick Wellmon serves as a Director of SHG Corporation. Since January 2020, Mr. Wellmon has served as the Founder and Managing Partner of Due West Partners, a private investment firm/family office with a differentiated and collaborative approach to investing and legacy creation. Focusing on investments in Aerospace & Defense, Diversified Industrials and Consumer Ventures, Due West empowers its companies with the resources and expertise they need to succeed at the next level. Prior to launching Due West, Mr. Wellmon was Director of Finance at Exotic Metals, a recognized leader in the aerospace and defense industry from February 2016 to January 2020. While at Exotic, Mr. Wellmon controlled the financial and strategic initiatives across the company’s business channels, and in 2019 led the sale of Exotic to Parker Hannifin Corporation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wellmon was the Corporate Development Manager for eCommerce-startup Julep Beauty from December 2013 to February 2016, where he executed the company’s Series C capital raise led by Andreessen Horowitz and Madrona Venture Group. Mr. Wellmon also has ample experience in the investment banking industry, where he advised middle market companies on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising activities. Mr. Wellmon graduated from Wake Forest University in 2011 with a B.S. in Finance.

Robert S. Rivkin, Director

Robert S. Rivkin serves as a Director of SHG Corporation. Since March 2019, Mr. Rivkin has been senior vice president and general counsel for United Airlines, where he leads United’s Legal Department, including the corporate, securities, finance, commercial, litigation, government contracts, intellectual property, antitrust, environmental, employment and international groups. Prior to joining United, Mr. Rivkin served as deputy mayor of the City of Chicago from August 2017 to February 2019, of counsel of Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP from July 2016 to August 2017 and deputy general counsel of Delta Air Lines from May 2013 to April 2016. Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Rivkin served as general counsel of the U.S. Department of Transportation from May 2009 to April 2013, after being nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Mr. Rivkin has served as a director of the National Park Foundation since August 2015, a member of the Board of Trustees at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company since September 2019 and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Architecture Center since March 2020. Mr. Rivkin holds an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard College and a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was an associate editor of the Stanford Law Review, and clerked for Judge Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.