Mr. Hale serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ullico Inc. In this capacity, he works closely with the Ullico senior management and board of directors. He is responsible for a broad range of day-to-day operations of the company. He is intimately involved in business planning and cultivating strategic partnerships for the organization. He serves on the Ullico Infrastructure Fund (UIF) Opportunity Review Committee and on the senior management team for Ullico Inc. Prior to joining Ullico Inc. in June of 2008, Mr. Hale worked for the Laborers’ International Union of North America’s (LIUNA) Tri-Funds for six years. His responsibilities included working with LIUNA and their signatory contractors on a broad range of issues in the construction industry that promoted Labor/Management cooperation. Mr. Hale is a graduate of The University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Finance and he holds his M.B.A. from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. He also holds the Series 7 and 63 designations along with being a licensed producer in Life and Health insurance.