Mr. Descalzi spent most of his professional career as an investment professional at The Prudential Insurance Company of America.  Most recently, through the winter of 2000, he was a Managing Director of Global Equities responsible for all Asia ex-Japan equity portfolios for the company.  Additionally, he was co-manager of all Prudential institutional global and international equity portfolios managed by Prudential off shore offices as well as a number of mutual funds.  Funds under his management totaled approximately $2 billion in assets.  During his tenure in the Global Equities group, Mr. Descalzi spent over three years in Hong Kong, returning to the United States at the end of 1997.

Prior to his international assignment, Mr. Descalzi was a Senior Vice President in the Financial Restructuring Group, which he joined in 1991.  His account and supervisory responsibilities involved distressed investments totaling over $1.2 billion.  In this capacity, Mr. Descalzi led the restructuring efforts of investor groups outside the bankruptcy venue, headed creditor and equity committees inside bankruptcy, and became a board member of a number of mid-sized companies as part of the rehabilitation process.  In 1988, Mr. Descalzi helped establish Prudential Asset Sales & Syndications, Inc. (PASS) as the primary private placement, asset sales organization within Prudential.  Under his direction, the private placement secondary desk was created with the desk executing over $1 billion in sales during his tenure.

Mr. Descalzi serves as a Managing Director of SeaBridge and portfolio manager for SeaBridge’s Asia and International strategies.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. Peter’s College and received a Masters Degree in Business Administration in Finance from New York University.

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