John Sites Jr.
Mr. Sites has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2004. He has been a partner at Wexford Capital LP since 2008, and joined Wexford Capital LP in 2006, where he focuses on private and public equity investing. Prior to joining Wexford in 2006, he was a general partner of Daystar Special Situations Fund and Rock Creek Partners II, Ltd for ten years. From 1981 to 1995, Mr. Sites was employed by Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. where he attained the position of Executive Vice President and was a member of the board of directors. While at Bear Stearns, Mr. Sites established the firm’s mortgage and asset-backed department, served on the firm’s executive and compensation committees, was co-head of the taxable fixed income group and oversaw Bear Stearns Asset Management and the Financials Institutions Group. From 1974 to 1981, Mr. Sites worked at Trading Company of the West, First Pennco Securities and Morgan, Keegan & Company. Mr. Sites holds a BA in economics from Rhodes College and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.