Benjamin Bradford

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Benjamin Bradford

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Mr. Bradford is a Principal at 44 North Corp., an investment firm/family office based in New York City. He currently oversees the Firm’s investments in California vineyards and a medical search engine, AllMedx.com. Prior to this, Mr. Bradford worked in the wine auction business as a specialist for Sotheby’s. Mr. Bradford earned his B.A. from Hamilton College and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

John Manganello

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John Manganello

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John is the President & CEO of Baskahegan Company. Prior to this, he served on the Baskahegan Board for three years. He is the Co-Founder and former Board President of the non-profit Boots2Roots. John is a board member of the Maine Coast Waldorf School and currently serves on the Finance, Safety & Risk and Strategic Direction Committees. With over fourteen years of experience, he has worked at Forrester Research, General Dynamics and UnitedHealthcare. John graduated from Colby-Sawyer college with a degree in psychology. He earned his MBA from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and he also holds a Master’s degree in Adult & Higher Education from the University of Southern Maine. John, his wife and three kids live in Freeport, ME.

Jonathan Russell

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Jonathan Russell

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Jonathan D. Russell (Category 2). Mr. Russell, 42, is Vice President and General Manager of CUES Inc. (an SPX Company). He has served as a Director of Baskahegan Company since 2011. Mr. Russell received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management.

Mr. Russell brings previous experience in corporate marketing and management. Mr. Russell has served on the Milliken & Company Board since 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee. He previously served as a Stockholder Observer from 2014 to 2018. Mr. Russell is a stockholder of the Corporation.

Stephen Stroud

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Stephen Stroud

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Trinity College, Hartford, CT: Bachelor of Arts (History), 1986

Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management, Glendale, AZ: Masters in International Management, 1991

President, Finca Barú del Pacífico S.A. (1993 – Present). The company owns and operates Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica near the town of Dominical.

President, Asociación Centro de Investigación Stroud (ACIS), a Costa Rican non-profit association that oversees legal and administrative matters for Stroud Water Research Center research in Costa Rica. ACIS is based at the Maritza Biological Research Center in Area de Conservación de Guanacaste (ACG).

Treasurer, Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund (GDFCF). GDFCF’s formal mission statement is to: “Promote the long-term survival of the ecosystems and biodiversity of wild protected area of ACG in Costa Rica through conservation, education, science-based management and biodiversity development.”

Steve has lived and worked in Costa Rica since 1992. He is married to Mayra Bonilla and they have a son, Michael Stroud.