We are pleased to announce that Scott Quackenbush, Jason Scott and Donald Bloom have all joined our distribution team at Benchmark. Scott Quackenbush joins Benchmark as a Managing Director in Institutional Equity Sales with 35 years of experience at Paine Webber, Gerard Klauer Mattison, BMO Capital, Sterne Agee and most recently, Aegis Capital. He will lead our Mutual Fund and Long only sales franchise. He holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a AB degree from Princeton University. Donald Bloom, Managing Director joins as a New York based sales trader with experience covering mutual funds, hedge funds, and managing corporate share repurchases and ATMs. Prior to joining Benchmark, he was employed by Evercore-ISI, BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank, and Sanford C. Bernstein and Co. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Economics. And we are pleased to announce that Jason Scott has joined Benchmark in Institutional Sales at our Red Bank office Prior to joining Benchmark, Jason was most recently at Aegis Capital, prior to that he worked for eight years at Sterne Agee/CRT. He spent six years in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant and was meritoriously promoted twice.