Jeff Cianci

Director of Research & Business Development

With 30 years of experience in the investment industry, Mr. Cianci is recognized by a worldwide
institutional client base for his keen investment insight and investment banking ability, as well as his
extensive marketing management and analytical skills that have complemented his investment acumen.
Repeatedly elected to Institutional Investor’s All-Star team, Mr. Cianci was ranked among the Top Ten
stock pickers overall.

Mr. Cianci is also an investment advisory and banking professional for middle market companies, most
recently associated with Tellson Securities. He advises and accesses capital markets for smaller
companies in a wide range of industries, including such sectors as technology, cleantech, infrastructure
and health care.

Prior to his investment banking career, Jeff served Chief Investment Officer for Fusion Investment
Officer, an RIA, and as General Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Green Science Partners, a hybrid
public and private equity investment fund concentrating in green technologies, including renewable
energy, biomaterials and agricultural technology.

Prior to forming Green Science Partners, Mr. Cianci was Senior Research Analyst at UBS Investment Bank
where he focused on science-based industrial companies such as specialty chemicals, agriculture,
commodities, biotech and industrial technology. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Cianci was a Senior Managing
Director at Bear Stearns & CO., where he focused on investments in specialty chemicals, agriculture and
related technologies.

Mr. Cianci has served on a number of public and private boards, most recently with Tanaka Capital,
MoneyShow and the New College Foundation, and on the advisory board of Uniroyal Technology.  He
holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, and an MS in Chemistry from the University of