Scott J. Adelson

Scott J. Adelson, Director

Scott J. Adelson joined the board of directors in January 2008. Mr. Adelson is co-president, global co-head of corporate finance and a senior managing director for Houlihan Lokey, a leading international investment bank, and has served on the firm’s board of directors since 2000. During his more than 30-year tenure with Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Adelson has advised hundreds of companies on a diverse and in-depth variety of corporate finance issues, including mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Adelson has written extensively on numerous corporate finance and securities valuation subjects. Mr. Adelson is also a director and member of the compensation committee of QAD Inc., a public software company since April 2006. He is an active member of board of directors of various privately held middle-market businesses, as well as several recognized non-profit organizations, such as the USC Entrepreneur Program. Mr. Adelson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.