Peter Quick has served as chairman of the board of directors since December 2010. Mr. Quick has been a member of the board of directors since December 2006 and was designated lead independent director in 2008. Since May 2005, Mr. Quick has acted as a private investor managing a diversified portfolio of public and private investments. From July 2000 to May 2005, Mr. Quick served as the president and member of the board of governors of the American Stock Exchange, or AMEX. Prior to joining the AMEX, Mr. Quick served from January 1983 to March 2000 as president and chief executive officer of Quick & Reilly, Inc., a leading national discount brokerage firm, which was acquired by Bank of America. Mr. Quick currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Medicure, Inc., a publicly held pharmaceutical company, the board of governors of St. Francis Hospital and Good Shepherd Hospice and the board of directors of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia. Mr. Quick received a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Virginia.
Glenn H. Stevens has served as our president, chief executive officer, and member of our board of directors since June 2007. From February 2000 to May 2007, Mr. Stevens served as our head of trading. From June 1997 to January 2000, Mr. Stevens served as managing director, head of North American sales and trading, at National Westminster Bank Plc (which was acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland Group in 2000). From June 1990 to June 1997, Mr. Stevens served as managing director and chief forex dealer at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Mr. Steven's Wall Street career began in 1984 at Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Stevens received a B.S. in finance from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University.
Joseph Schenk has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2008. Since October 2012, Mr. Schenk has worked with the The Carlyle Group as a senior advisor. Prior to that, Mr. Schenk served as chief executive officer of First NY Securities, LLC, a principal trading firm, beginning in June 2009. From June 2008 to March 2009, Mr. Schenk served as chief executive officer of Pali Capital, Inc., a financial services firm. From January 2000 until December 2007, Mr. Schenk served as chief financial officer and executive vice president of Jefferies Group, Inc., a full-service investment bank and institutional securities firm. Mr. Schenk also served as senior vice president, corporate services, of Jefferies from September 1997 through December 1999. From January 1996 through September 1997, Mr. Schenk served as chief financial officer and treasurer of Tel-Save Holdings, Inc., (now Talk America Holdings, Inc.). From September 1993 to January 1996,Mr. Schenk served as Vice President, Capital Markets Group, with Jefferies. Mr. Schenk received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Detroit.
Christopher W. Calhoun has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2010. From April 2009 to October 2010, Mr. Calhoun served as our part-time senior advisor. From June 2008 to April 2009, Mr. Calhoun served as our managing director. From December 2005 to July 2008, Mr. Calhoun served as our chief operating officer. From November 2000 to December 2005, Mr. Calhoun served in various positions with us, including vice president of operations and vice president of business technology. From March 1992 to March 2000, Mr. Calhoun served in a number of executive level roles, including chief operating officer, at FNX Limited, a privately-held provider of trading and risk management solutions to the international financial community. Mr. Calhoun currently serves as the executive director of Longview Project, Inc. and as a member of the board of directors of SciVantage, Inc. Mr. Calhoun received a B.S. in finance and an M.B.A. from La Salle University.
Christopher S. Sugden has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2006. He is Managing Partner and Chairman of the investment committee of Edison Venture’s growth capital fund. Since May 2007, Mr. Sugden has served as a general partner of Edison Venture Fund. From April 2002 to May 2007, Mr. Sugden held various positions with Edison Venture Fund, including partner and principal. From January 1999 to December 2001, Mr. Sugden served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Princeton eCom, a privately held financial services software company. Mr. Sugden currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Billtrust, Inc., Business Financial Services, Inc., Folio Dynamix, Inc., PHX Inc., Operative Media, Inc., Trader Tools, Inc., and SciVantage, Inc. A certified public accountant, A certified public accountant, Mr. Sugden received a B.A. in accounting, with honors, from Michigan State University.
Since 2007, Mr. Bevilacqua has served as a Managing Director. Prior to joining VantagePoint, Mr. Bevilacqua served from 1998 to 2003, as ExecutiveVice President of E*TRADE Financial in charge of Corporate Development and Strategy. While at E*TRADE, Mr.Bevilacqua founded ArrowPath Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund that was later spun out. Mr. Bevilacqua served as the Managing Partner of ArrowPath from 2000 through 2007. Mr. Bevilacqua currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of WageWorks, Inc., Edo Interactive, Inc., InnoPath Software, Inc, Livescribe, Inc and EndPlay, Inc. Mr. Bevilacqua received a B.S, in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California in San Francisco (Hastings College).