Mr. Getsinger has been a member of our Board of Directors since his appointment in November 2014. Mr. Getsinger is the managing partner, founder, and chief investment officer of Nexstar Capital Partners LLC (a SEC registered firm), an alternative investment management firm that is focused on investing in emerging markets with a primary concentration in Latin America. The firm commenced operations in March of 2004, receiving its initial investment capital from the Griswold family, formerly the controlling shareholders of Alex Brown in Baltimore. In 2005, the firm acquired an ownership interest (2007) in Electro Dunas S.A. (an electricity distributor servicing the southwest of Peru and one of four privatized distribution companies in that country). Mr. Getsinger continues to serve as a board member and senior advisor of Electro Dunas.
Prior to forming Nexstar, Mr. Getsinger was head of global investment banking for Latin America at Deutsche Bank. He held the same role at Bankers Trust Company in addition to running the global project finance business. He previously served as Senior Vice President and head of fixed income sales for the UK, Europe, and Middle East at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Getsinger is also a former director and owner of GPU Argentina Holdings, Inc.