Reidar C. BrekkeDirector
Reidar C. Brekke has served on the Company’s Board of Directors since December 2016. Mr. Brekke has over 21 years of experience in the international energy, container logistics, and transportation sectors. He also serves as a partner of Brightstar Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity firm. From June 2010 to January 2022 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: PSHG) and from December 2012 to August 2018, Mr. Brekke served as a board member and President of Intermodal Holdings LP, a New York-based portfolio company that invests in and operates marine containers. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Brekke served as President of Energy Capital Solution Inc., a company that provides strategic and financial advisory services to international shipping, logistics, and energy-related companies. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Manager of Poten Capital Services LLC, a registered broker-dealer specializing in the maritime sector. Prior to 2003, Mr. Brekke served as Chief Financial Officer, then President and Chief Operating Officer, of SynchroNet Marine, a logistics service provider to the global container transportation industry. He also held various senior positions with AMA Capital Partners LLC (formerly American Marine Advisers), a merchant banking firm focused on the maritime and energy industries. Furthermore, Mr. Brekke has been an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs – Center for Energy, Marine Transportation, and Public Policy. Mr. Brekke graduated from the New Mexico Military Institute in 1986 and has an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.