Mr. Mark A. Buffington has an extensive background in early-stage investing, having founded three successful startup companies including Buckhead Investment Partners, LLC, a wealth management company and Registered Investment Advisor that currently manages over $200 million in assets. Other successful startup companies include Peachtree Financial Management and Phoenix Capital, both of which focused on investing and managing assets for high net worth individuals. This included passive investments in the public markets supplemented by active participation in lead-managed venture capital investments. He currently serves as a Director of Ingenious Med, Vendormate, Reach Call, Inc., and 2080 Media. Mr. Buffington graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology, has a MBA from Tulane University and started his career in commercial banking with Citibank.