Frederick C. Herbst
...Frederick C. Herbst
.Mr. Herbst has served as the Company's Chief Financial Officer since September 2005.Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Herbst was Chief Financial Officer of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR), a
publicly-traded real estate investment trust, since 2003 and of Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC
was a member of Arbor's
executive committee and was responsible for all aspects of Arbor's
financial operations, including financial reporting, tax planning, budgeting and the appropriate utilization of capital.Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Herbst was Chief Financial Officer of The Hurst Companies, Inc., where he was responsible for all financial operations, including financial reporting, budgeting and banking relationships.Previously, Mr. Herbst was controller with The Long Island Savings Bank, FSB, vice president-finance with Eastern States Bankcard Association and a senior manager with Ernst & Young.Mr. Herbst holds a B.A. from Wittenberg University.Mr. Herbst became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983.