Laird Q. Cagan is Managing Director and co-founder of Cagan McAfee Capital Partners LLC (CMCP), a merchant bank in Cupertino, California. CMCP has founded, funded and taken public 10 companies in a variety of industries including energy, computing, healthcare and environmental. CMCP has helped raise over $500M for these companies, which achieved a combined market capitalization of over $2B. Mr. Cagan was the founder/Chairman of Evolution Petroleum Corporation (AMEX: EPM), a company he founded to develop mature oil & gas fields with advanced technologies, and he is a former director of American Ethanol (AEB) and Pacific Asia Petroleum (PFAP). He is a Registered Representative of Colorado Financial Services Corporation (Member FINRA/SIPC).