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Lisbeth R. Barron

Lisbeth R. Barron

Director

Ms. Barron is the chairman and CEO of Barron International Group, LLC. She has covered the media, entertainment and leisure sectors on Wall Street for 35 years as an industry-leading investment banker, strategic advisor and business development executive for a global client base. During her career, she has consummated over $85 billion in transactions. Ms. Barron is considered a trusted advisor to top corporations and CEOs, shaping their strategic direction and designing proprietary capital-raising structures. Prior to establishing her own firm, she was a partner at Berenson & Company and at Centerview Partners. She led the Entertainment Industry Investment Banking practice at Bear Stearns for 11 years, where she was an elected member of the Bear Stearns President’s Advisory Council and was instrumental in helping to secure and maintain the Media Group’s top ranking on Wall Street. During her 7 years at SBC Warburg earlier in her career, Ms. Barron was an institutional investor-ranked senior equity research analyst, and then head of its Media & Entertainment Corporate Finance team for the Americas. She has been a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School and a panelist for the American Film Institute. She was a business commentator on CNN and CNBC and has been cited in numerous feature articles in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, and Business Week. Ms. Barron holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA from Florida Atlantic University with highest honors, where she was also the recipient of its Alumni Hall of Fame Award. She is a major supporter of nonprofit arts, medical, and environmental and humanitarian causes. Ms. Barron resides in Palm Beach and Manhattan and is a championship backgammon player and an accomplished singer and pianist.

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