At WEDGE, there is significant emphasis on accumulated market expertise and managerial specialization, the hallmarks of the company’s mission. Management strategies, reinforced by the knowledge of its management team, accentuate patience, growth and accrued value.

ISSAM M. FARES I CHAIRMAN, WEDGE GROUP
Mr. Fares has founded dozens of major corporations, and consistently cultivates business and political relationships with world leaders on many continents. He continues to maintain an active presence in investment strategies.

In addition to his many public functions and world-wide philanthropic activities, Mr. Fares serves on boards of international organizations, on boards of major business corporations, and on boards of universities and institutions of higher learning.

Mr. Fares graduated from Tripoli College with a concentration on business.

For more information on Mr. Fares, vist www.issamfares.org

FARES I. FARES I DIRECTOR
AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, WEDGE GROUP,
CHAIRMAN WEDGE REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS
Mr. Fares is the founder and chairman of Wedge Alternatives, an investment and private placement firm.

He began his investment banking career at Oppenheimer & Company in New York, where he worked in corporate finance, mainly on public offerings and restructurings. He earned a BA degree from Tufts University in Massachusetts and prior to that completed his A-levels at Harrow School in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Fares serves on the boards of numerous private companies and charitable foundations including:

GREGORY J. ARMSTRONG I PRESIDENT
AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE, WEDGE GROUP,
PRESIDENT WEDGE REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS
Mr. Armstrong has been the President of WEDGE Real Estate Holdings, Inc., since 2000. He has more than 25 years experience in the real estate industry, including hotels, office, industrial and self storage properties. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Armstrong served as Chief Financial Officer of WEDGE Group and remains a member of its Executive Committee.

Prior to joining WEDGE in 1995, Mr. Armstrong was a Certified Public Accountant with national accounting firms specializing in tax and financial consulting to the real estate industry.

Mr. Armstrong graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Accountancy.