Randy Giveans
Group Head of Energy Maritime Shipping Equity Research, Jefferies

Randy Giveans is the Senior Analyst and Group Head of Energy Maritime Shipping Equity Research and a Vice President at Jefferies. He currently covers 27 energy maritime shipping companies that transport crude oil, refined petroleum products, LNG, LPG, dry bulk commodities, and containers. Prior to joining Jefferies in 2011, Randy worked as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance department at Continental/United Airlines. Mr. Giveans received a Bachelor of Science in Finance/Economics from Spring Hill College and an MBA in Finance with an Energy Specialization from the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.


Aristides Pittas
Chairman & CEO, Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA) and EuroDry Ltd. (NASDAQ:EDRY)

Aristides J. Pittas has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Euroseas since its inception on May 5, 2005. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EuroDry since its inception on January 8, 2018. He was a member of the Board of Managers of Euromar since its inception on March 25, 2010. Since 1997, Mr. Pittas has also been the President of Eurochart, our affiliate. Eurochart is a shipbroking company specializing in chartering and selling and purchasing ships. Since January 1995, Mr. Pittas has been the President and Managing Director of Eurobulk, one of our affiliated ship management companies. He resigned as Managing Director of Eurobulk in June 2005. Eurobulk is a ship management company that provides ocean transportation services. From September 1991 to December 1994, Mr. Pittas was the Vice President of Oceanbulk Maritime SA, a ship management company. From March 1990 to August 1991, Mr. Pittas served both as the Assistant to the General Manager and the Head of the Planning Department of Varnima International SA, a shipping company operating tanker vessels. From June 1987 until February 1990, Mr. Pittas was the head of the Central Planning department of Eleusis Shipyards S.A. From January 1987 to June 1987, Mr. Pittas served as Assistant to the General Manager of Chios Navigation Shipping Company in London, a company that provides ship management services. From December 1985 to January 1987, Mr. Pittas worked in the design department of Eleusis Shipyards S.A. where he focused on shipbuilding and ship repair. Mr. Pittas has a B.Sc. in Marine Engineering from University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and a MSc in both Ocean Systems Management and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Stamatis Tsantanis
Chairman and CEO, Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP)

Stamatis Tsantanis is the Chairman and CEO of Seanergy Maritime Holdings (NASDAQ:SHIP). He has more than 19 years of experience in senior shipping and finance positions. Stamatis joined Seanergy in 2012 and led its reorganization and significant fleet growth into a prominent Capesize drybulk company of more than 1.7 million dwt. Prior to joining Seanergy, he served as Group CFO of Target Marine and managed its corporate and financial strategy. Stamatis previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Top Ships Inc. from its initial listing on NASDAQ to its growth as a major tanker owner of a fleet of 2.5 million dwt. Prior to that, he was an investment banker at Alpha Finance, a member of the Alpha Bank Group, with active role in a number of major shipping corporate finance transactions in the US capital markets. Stamatis is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and holds a Master's degree in Shipping Trade and Finance from Cass Business School in London and a Bachelor's degree in Shipping Economics from the University of Piraeus.

Valentios (Eddie) Valentis
President & CEO, Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ: PXS)

Valentios ("Eddie") Valentis, has over 25 years of shipping industry experience, including owning, operating and managing tankers. He has founded Pyxis Tankers Inc. and is serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors since inception. Mr. Valentis is also the President of Pyxis Maritime Corp., a company he founded in 2007.

In 2001, Mr. Valentis was appointed President/CEO of Konkar Shipping Agencies S.A., a drybulk operator based in Greece, which is a position he continues to hold. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Valentis was the Commercial Manager for the L.G.Matsas shipping group. From 1996 through 1998, Mr. Valentis worked as a dry cargo chartering broker and from 1989 to 1995 he was involved in the commercial operation of drybulk vessels.

Mr. Valentis holds a MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. Mr. Valentis serves as a council member of the Independent Tanker Owners Association (INTERTANKO) and a member of the Greek Committee of NKK Classification Society.