John Flack, CFA was an investment consultant at Clearbrook Investment Consulting where he advised institutional pools of assets on strategy, asset allocation, manager structure and selection with the objective of helping them to achieve their targeted rate of return within their guideline risk parameters. From 2000 through March 2011 he was an investment consultant with Madison Portfolio Consultants. From 1994 through 2000 he was a Vice President and Senior Consultant with the Chase Consulting Group, a group within Chase Manhattan Bank. Prior to Chase, he was involved in performance measurement at Bank of New York. He has an MBA from NYU and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He does volunteer work with two not for profit organizations: Elders Share The Arts (ESTA) and Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct. He is also involved in the creation of a park in his hometown, Hastings-on-Hudson.