D. Kyle Cerminara

Non-Executive Chairman

D. Kyle Cerminara serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the board of directors of the Corporation and a manager of FGAC Investors LLC. Mr. Cerminara has over 20 years’ experience as an institutional investor, asset manager, director, chief executive, founder and operator of multiple financial services and technology businesses. Mr. Cerminara co-founded Fundamental Global in 2012 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Cerminara is a member of the board of directors of a number of companies focused in the reinsurance, investment management, technology and communication sectors, including FG Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FGF) (formerly known as 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc.), which operates as a diversified reinsurance and investment management company, since December 2016; BK Technologies Corporation (NYSE American: BKTI), a provider of two-way radio communications equipment, since July 2015, serving as Chairman from March 2017 until April 2020 and again beginning July 2022; Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN), a holding company with diverse business activities focused on serving the entertainment and retail markets, since February 2015; and Firefly Systems Inc., a venture-backed digital advertising company, since August 2020. Mr. Cerminara has served as President since February 2021 and will serve as a director of FG New America Acquisition II Corp., a special purpose acquisition company currently in the process of completing its initial public offering which is focused on searching for a target business in the financial services and insurance industries.

Mr. Cerminara was appointed Chairman of FG Financial Group, Inc. in May 2018 and served as its Principal Executive Officer from March 2020 to June 2020. From July 2020 to July 2021, Mr. Cerminara served as Director and President of FG New America Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FGNA), a special purpose acquisition company, which merged with OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help everyday consumers gain access to credit. Mr. Cerminara has served as the Chairman of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. since May 2015 and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from November 2015 through April 2020. He served on the board of directors of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (formerly Itasca Capital Ltd.), a public company focused on investments in the forest products industry, from June 2016 to October 2021 and was appointed Chairman from June 2018 to June 2021; Limbach Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMB), a company which provides building infrastructure services, from March 2019 to March 2020; Iteris, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITI), a publicly-traded, applied informatics company, from August 2016 to November 2017; Magnetek, Inc., a publicly-traded manufacturer, in 2015; and blueharbor bank, a community bank, from October 2013 to January 2020. He served as a Trustee and President of StrongVest ETF Trust, which was an open-end management investment company, from July 2016 to March 2021. Previously, Mr. Cerminara served as the Co-Chief Investment Officer of CWA Asset Management Group, LLC, a position he held from January 2013 to December 2020. From April 2021 to December 2021, Mr. Cerminara served as a director of Aldel Financial Inc. (NYSE: ADF), a special purpose acquisition company co-sponsored by Fundamental Global, which merged with Hagerty (NYSE: HGTY), a leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, in December 2021. Since March 2022, Mr. Cerminara has served as a Senior Advisor of FG Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: FGMCU), a United States special purpose acquisition company focused on merging with one or more companies in the financial services sector.

Prior to these roles, Mr. Cerminara was a Portfolio Manager at Sigma Capital Management, an independent financial adviser, from 2011 to 2012, a Director and Sector Head of the Financials Industry at Highside Capital Management from 2009 to 2011, and a Portfolio Manager and Director at CR Intrinsic Investors from 2007 to 2009. Before joining CR Intrinsic Investors, Mr. Cerminara was a Vice President, Associate Portfolio Manager and Analyst at T. Rowe Price (Nasdaq: TROW) from 2001 to 2007, where he was named amongst Institutional Investor’s Best of the Buy Side Analysts in November 2006, and an Analyst at Legg Mason from 2000 to 2001.

Mr. Cerminara received an MBA degree from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, an NCAA Academic All American and Co-Captain of the men’s varsity tennis team. He also completed a China Executive Residency at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing, China. Mr. Cerminara holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Larry G. Swets Jr.

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Larry G. Swets, Jr. serves as Chief Executive Officer and director of the Corporation and a manager of FGAC Investors LLC. Mr. Swets has over 25 years of experience within financial services encompassing both non-executive and executive roles. Mr. Swets founded Itasca Financial LLC, an advisory and investment firm, in 2005 and has served as its managing member since inception. Mr. Swets also founded and is the President of Itasca Golf Managers, Inc., a management services and advisory firm focused on the real estate and hospitality industries, in August 2018. Mr. Swets has served as the Chief Executive Officer of FG Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FGF) (formerly 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc.), which operates as a diversified reinsurance, investment management and real estate holding company, since November 2020, after having served as Interim CEO from June 2020 to November 2020. Mr. Swets also served as Senior Advisor to Aldel Financial Inc. (NYSE: ADF), a special purpose acquisition company from March 2021 to December 2021, and as Chief Executive Officer of FG New America Acquisition II Corp., a special purpose acquisition company in the process of going public and focused on merging with a company in the InsureTech, FinTech, broader financial services and insurance sectors since February 2021. Mr. Swets has been a member of the board of directors of FG Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FGF) since November 2013; GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP), a public company focused on investments in the forest products industry since June 2016; Harbor Custom Development, Inc. (Nasdaq: HCDI) since February 2020; Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN) since October 2021; Insurance Income Strategies Ltd. from October 2017 to December 2021; Alexian Brothers Foundation since March 2018; and Unbounded Media Corporation since June 2019. Since March 2022, Mr. Swets has served as the Chairman of FG Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: FGMCU), a United States special purpose acquisition company focused on merging with one or more companies in the financial services sector.

Previously, Mr. Swets served as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of FG New America Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FGNA), a special purpose acquisition company which merged with OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help everyday consumers gain access to credit, from July 2020 to July 2021. Mr. Swets served as Chief Executive Officer of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (formerly Itasca Capital Ltd.) from June 2016 to June 2021. Mr. Swets served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: KFS) from July 2010 to September 2018, including as its President from July 2010 to March 2017. He served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of 1347 Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, from April 2014 to July 2016 when the company completed its initial business combination to form Limbach Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMB). Mr. Swets also previously served as a member of the board of directors of Limbach Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMB) from July 2016 to August 2021; Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: KFS) from September 2013 to December 2018; Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFH) from December 2010 to January 2018; United Insurance Holdings Corp. from 2008 to March 2012; and Risk Enterprise Management Ltd. from November 2007 to May 2012. Mr. Swets also served as Chief Executive Officer and director of FMG Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: FMGQ) from May 2007 to September 2008.

Prior to founding Itasca Financial LLC, Mr. Swets served as an insurance company executive and advisor, including the role of director of investments and fixed income portfolio manager for Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company, formerly known as Kemper Insurance Companies. Mr. Swets began his career in insurance as an intern in the Kemper Scholar program in 1994. Mr. Swets earned a Master’s Degree in Finance from DePaul University in 1999 and a Bachelor’s Degree from Valparaiso University in 1997. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Hassan R. Baqar

Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Director

Hassan R. Baqar serves as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and director of the Corporation and a manager of FGAC Investors LLC. Mr. Baqar has over 20 years of experience within financial services and other industries focused on corporate development, mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, investments and real estate transactions. Mr. Baqar has served as the founder and managing member of Sequoia Financial LLC, a financial services and advisory firm, since January 2019. Mr. Baqar has also served as Chief Financial Officer since August 2021 and Executive Vice President since December 2021 of FG Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FGF) (formerly known as 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc.), which operates as a diversified reinsurance, investment management and real estate holding company; as Chief Financial Officer of FG New America Acquisition II Corp., a special purpose acquisition company in the process of going public and focused on merging with a company in the InsureTech, FinTech, broader financial services and insurance sectors since February 2021; as Chief Financial Officer of Insurance Income Strategies Ltd., a former Bermuda based reinsurance company from October 2017 to December 2021; as a director of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (formerly Itasca Capital Ltd.), a public company focused on investments in the forest products industry from August 2019 to December 2021 and as Chief Financial Officer of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. from June 2016 to December 2020; as a director of Fundamental Global Reinsurance Ltd., a Cayman Islands reinsurance company since June 2020; and as a director and Chief Financial Officer of Unbounded Media Corporation since June 2019.

Mr. Baqar served as Chief Financial Officer of Aldel Financial Inc. (NYSE: ADF) from January 2021 to December 2021, a special purpose acquisition company which merged Hagerty Inc. (NYSE: HGTY), a leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, in December 2021. Mr. Baqar has served as a director of FG Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: FGMCU), a special purpose acquisition company focused on merging with one or more companies in the financial services sector since December 2021. From July 2020 to July 2021, Mr. Baqar served as Chief Financial Officer of FG New America Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FGNA), a special purpose acquisition company, which merged with OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help everyday consumers gain access to credit. Previously, he served as Vice President of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE: KFS) (“Kingsway”) from January 2014 to January 2019 and as a Vice President of Kingsway’s subsidiary Kingsway America Inc. from January 2010 to January 2019. Mr. Baqar also served as Chief Financial Officer and director of 1347 Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, from April 2014 to July 2016 when the company completed its initial business combination to form Limbach Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMB). Mr. Baqar served as a member of the board of directors of FG Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FGF) from October 2012 to May 2015. He also served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NYSE: UIHC), a publicly held property and casualty insurance holding company, from August 2011 to April 2012.

His previous experience also includes director of finance at Itasca Financial, LLC from 2008 to 2009 and positions held at Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company (a Kemper Insurance company), a diversified mutual property-casualty insurance provider, from June 2000 to April 2008, where he most recently served as a senior analyst. Mr. Baqar earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northeastern Illinois University in 2009 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Monmouth College in 2000. He also holds a Certified Public Accountant designation.

Dr. Richard E. Govignon, Jr.

Director

Dr. Govignon serves as a director of the Corporation. Dr. Govignon, 44, has been a Partner of Dnerus Financial since June 2021. Dr. Govignon has years of experience as a corporate director and trustee in both the US and Canada and has been an investor in numerous businesses and partnerships across a wide range of industries. Dr. Govignon served as a member of the board of directors of GreenFirst Forest Products, Inc. (TSX: GFP) (formerly Itasca Capital Ltd.), a public company focused on investments in the forest products industry, from January 2019 to December 2021. During his tenure as a director of GreenFirst Forest Products, Inc., Dr. Govignon also served as a member of its audit committee. Dr. Govignon is also a member of the board of directors of B-Scada, Inc. (OTC: SCDA), a company that is in the business of developing software and hardware products. Previously, Dr. Govignon served as a Trustee of the StrongVest ETF Trust from 2017 to 2019. Since January 2022, Dr. Govignon has served as a director of Strong Global Entertainment, Inc., a United States corporation in the process of going public focused on supplying screens and providing technical support services to the cinema exhibition industry, theme parks and other entertainment related markets. Dr. Govignon has worked in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry in various management and pharmacy positions for over 20 years, most recently with CVS Health Corporation since 2019 (and from 2013-2017), and previously with Acme Markets Inc. (2017-2019) and Rite Aid Corporation (2001-2013). Dr. Govignon received a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Andrew B. McIntyre

Director

Mr. McIntyre serves as a director of the Corporation. Mr. McIntyre served as Director of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (formerly Itasca Capital Ltd.), a public company focused on investments in the forest products industry from June 2016 to December 2021. During his tenure as a director of GreenFirst Forest Products, Inc., Mr. McIntyre also served as a member of its audit committee. In September 2019, Mr. McIntyre joined Sofina Foods Inc. as Senior Vice President, Finance. From October 2016 to August 2019, Mr. McIntyre served Samuel, Son & Co. Limited in the role of Vice President, Corporate Development. Previously, Mr. McIntyre was Managing Director of Segwin Consulting Ltd., a consultancy specializing in M&A advisory and strategy development for B2B clients in North America and Asia. Prior to his role with Segwin Consulting Ltd., Mr. McIntyre was Vice President, Corporate Development at Vicwest Inc. Previously, Mr. McIntyre served on the Boards of Directors of Burloak Technologies Inc., Pre-Insulated Metal Technologies Inc., BBi Enterprises Inc., MDS Capital Company and the Orthopaedic & Arthritic Institute. Mr. McIntyre’s formal designations include ICD.D., Chartered Financial Analyst, Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business and P. Eng.

Pete Huitsing

Director

Mr. Huitsing has over 15 years of experience in technology, cyber security, and leadership roles encompassing public, private and government sectors. Mr. Huitsing has served as a Security Partner and Staff Security Engineer at Meta Platforms, Inc. ("Meta") (NASDAQ: FB) since 2017. Mr. Huitsing served as the VP of Engineering for ZeeMee, Inc., a venture capital-backed education technology company, from 2014 to 2017,and as the Chief Technology Officer of Petra Partners, a hedge fund focusing on alternative lending platforms, from 2013-2016. Mr. Huitsing was a senior engineer at Endgame, a cybersecurity product company acquired by Elastic NV (NYSE: ESTC) in 2019, from 2012-2014.  He also served as a cybersecurity analyst at the United States National Security Agency from 2005 until 2010.

In addition, Mr. Huitsing has held various operational, engineering, and consulting roles in the public and private sectors, primarily focused on information security and technology programs and products. Mr. Huitsing holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa.