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TODD AULT / Founder & Executive Chairman

Milton “Todd” Ault III is a seasoned business professional and entrepreneur that has spent more than twenty-seven years identifying value in various financial markets including equities, fixed income, commodities, and real estate. Mr. Ault’s most recent efforts have been as a consultant to a few publicly traded and privately-held companies, where he has provided each of them the benefit of his diversified experience, ranging from development stage to seasoned businesses. He currently serves as Executive Chairman at Ault Alliance, Inc. (previously “Ault Global Holdings”). He was the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman of the Board of Zealous, Inc. from August 2007 until June 4, 2010 and again from February 2011 through May 1, 2011. Mr. Ault was a registered representative at Strome Securities, LP, from July 1998 until December 2005, where he was involved in portfolio management and worked on several activism campaigns including Taco Cabana, Jack In The Box (formerly Foodmaker), and 21st Century Holdings Co.


Mr. Horne previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer in various companies in the healthcare and high-tech field, including OptimisCorp, from January 2008 to May 2013, a privately held, diversified healthcare technology company. Mr. Horne served as the Chief Financial Officer of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc., a medical device company, from June 2005 to October 2008, and as the interim Chief Executive Officer from January 2007 to April 2008. In his dual role at Patient Safety Technologies, Mr. Horne was directly responsible for structuring the divestiture of non-core assets, capital financings and debt restructuring. Mr. Horne has also held supervisory positions at Price Waterhouse, LLP. Mr. Horne holds a B.A. degree in accounting from Seattle University. We believe that Mr. Horne’s extensive financial and accounting experience in diversified industries and with companies involving complex transactions gives him the qualifications and skills to serve as one of our directors. Upon the effectiveness of this offering, Mr. Horne will become our Chairman of the Board.


Douglas Gintz is an innovative leader, strategist, programmer, marketer, and designer with broad experience delivering technology and content solutions to a wide audience for over 30 years. Specializing in emerging technologies, he’s developed DNA reporting engines, medical billing software, manufacturing compliance systems, and e-commerce applications for companies ranging from startups to multinational corporations. Douglas has hands-on experience bringing retail products to market, from concept, research, planning, and programming to package design. Douglas currently serves as CTO & Director of Global Technology Implementation at Ault Allaince, Inc., providing technical and creative guidance across its subsidiaries. He also serves as CTO & Director in TurnOnGreen Inc.


Joe Spaziano serves as CIO and Head Of Mining Operations at Ault Alliance, Inc. Mr. Spaziano previously served as Chief Information Officer at CrossClick Media from 2014 to 2017, and Chief Technology Officer at a private holding company from 2011 to 2014.


From October 2011 through April 2019, Mr. Nisser was an associate and subsequently a partner with Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP, a law firm in New York. While with this law firm, his practice was concentrated on national and international corporate law, with a particular focus on U.S. securities compliance, public as well as private M&A, equity and debt financings and corporate governance. Mr. Nisser drafted and negotiated a variety of agreements related to reorganizations, share and asset purchases, indentures, public and private offerings, tender offers and going private transactions. Mr. Nisser is fluent in French and Swedish, as well as conversant in Italian. Mr. Nisser received his B.A. degree from Connecticut College, where he majored in International Relations and Economics. He received his LL.B. from University of Buckingham School of Law in the United Kingdom.


Mr. Cragun was CFO of two NASDAQ-listed companies, Local Corporation, from April 2009 to September 2016, which operated, a U.S. top 100 website, and Modtech Holdings, Inc., from June 2006 to March 2009, a supplier of modular buildings. Prior thereto, he had financial leadership roles with increasing responsibilities at MIVA, Inc., ImproveNet, Inc., NetCharge Inc., C-Cube Microsystems, Inc, and 3-Com Corporation. Mr. Cragun is currently the Chief Financial Officer of DPW Holdings, Inc., formerly known as Digital Power Corporation (NYSE: DPW) and (“DPW”) and serves on the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Verb Technology Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERB). Mr. Cragun began his professional career at Deloitte.


James Turner serves as Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at Ault Alliance, Inc. Prior to joining Ault, Mr. Turner spent approximately 19 years, including the last 10 as a partner, at Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP, a law firm in New York. His firm practice focused on corporate and securities law, including initial public offerings and secondary transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private investment fund formations, corporate governance and securities law compliance. Mr. Turner represented numerous public and private companies in private equity financing transactions, debt and venture capital offerings, domestic mergers, stock and assets acquisitions and other reorganization transactions. Mr. Turner received B.A. degrees from Elmira College in political science and international relations, and his J.D. degree from American University, Washington College of Law, where he was a member of the American University International Law Review.

Howard Ash

Howard Ash is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in business and finance, who served as CEO, COO, and CFO to a variety of high profile, international companies. Mr. Ash continues to serve as Chairman of Claridge Management since 2000.

Mr. Ash was a director of Net Element, Inc., (NASDAQ-NETE) from June 13, 2016 through July 13, 2020 serving as Chairman of both the Audit and Compensation committees, as well as the Nominating and Governance Committees during his tenure. He served as Chief Operating Officer of BioCard Corporation from 1997 to 2007. He served as Chief Operating Officer of CITA Americas, Inc. from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Ash served as Chief Executive Officer of IEDC Marketing, Inc. from 1992 to 1996. He held a CFO/Chief Strategist position at Abrams, Ash & Associates from 1990 to 1992. Mr. Ash currently serves on the Advisory Board of the UK based E2Exchange, the Institute of Entrepreneurs, since 2011, and is the only non-UK citizen holding that position. Mr. Ash served from 2009 to 2014 in a senior development and strategic capacity for One Laptop Per Child, a global NGO created to provide educational opportunities providing laptops to the world’s poorest children. Prior Chairmanships include the 2009 through 2012 term for the Sturge Weber Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to curing this rare but fatal syndrome affecting children.

Previously, Mr. Ash was an Advisory Board Member to Edge Global Investment Limited which forged a strategic partnership with the Africa Forum, consisting of 37 former Heads of State and Government. Mr. Ash started an interest-free micro-loan society in 1987 that has provided more than $15 million in micro-loans throughout the United States and Israel. In 1999, Mr. Ash founded the Circle of Life Resource Center, Inc., a food bank in Miami, Florida that feeds several hundred families per week. Howard earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with Honors in Accounting and Law from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) in 1980.

BitNile / Director

Mordechai Rosenberg

Mordechai Rosenberg – has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2015. Mr. Rosenberg has served as an independent consultant to various companies in the design and implementation of homeland security systems in Europe and Africa since 2010.

From 2004 to 2009, he served as a special consultant to Bullet Plate Ltd., a manufacturer of armor protection systems, and NovIdea Ltd., a manufacturer of perimeter and border security systems. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Rosenberg was the general manager of ZIV U.P.V.C Products Ltd.’s doors and window factory. Mr. Rosenberg is an active reserve officer and a retired colonel from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), where he served for 26 years and was involved in the development of weapon systems. In the IDF, Mr. Rosenberg served in various capacities, including platoon, company, battalion, and brigade commander, head of the training center for all IDF infantry, and head of the Air Force’s Special Forces. Mr. Rosenberg received a B.A in History from the University of Tel Aviv and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Haifa in Israel.

BitNile / Director, Chair Governance Committee

Glen Tellock

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BitNile / Director

Robert O. Smith

Robert Smith served as a member of our Board of Directors from November 2010 until May 2015 and served as a member of our Advisory Board from 2002 until 2015. He is currently a C-level executive consultant working with Bay Area high-tech firms on various strategic initiatives in all aspects of their business.

From 2004 to 2007, he served on the Board of Directors of Castelle Corporation. From 1990 to 2002, he was our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. From 1980 to 1990, he held several management positions with Computer Products, Inc., the most recent being President of their Compower/Boschert Division. From 1970 to 1980, he held managerial accounting positions with Ametek/Lamb Electric and with the JM Smucker Company. Mr. Smith received his BBA degree in Accounting from Ohio University. We believe that Mr. Smith’s executive-level experience, including his previous service as our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, his extensive experience in the accounting industry, and his service on our Board from November 2010 until May 2015, give him the qualifications and skills to serve as one of our directors.

BitNile / Director, Chair Compensation Committee

Jeffrey A. Bentz

Jeff Bentz is an experienced businessman who has served since 1994 as President of North Star Terminal & Stevedore Company, a full-service stevedoring company located in Alaska and whose major areas of business include terminal operations and management, stevedore services, and heavy equipment operations. He also has served as a director and adviser to several private companies and agencies.

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