Mr. Hughes is a graduate of Harvard University Class of 1982. Mr. Hughes worked on Wall Street for fifteen years and specialized in derivatives trading and structuring and risk management. Mr. Hughes spent a decade at Bass Brothers Enterprises where he handled capital formation, derivatives, and risk management. Mr. Hughes also has direct investing and operational experience with senior executive roles at oil and gas companies, oil service companies, and various other industries. Mr. Hughes was also a managing director at HHM which provides investment management consulting to ultra-high net worth families. Mr. Hughes is a member of the Board of Directors at Byrna Technologies, Inc. where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee.