Mr. Ziegler is of counsel to the law firm Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP, New York, New York. Mr. Ziegler was formerly a partner of Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP, of Parson & Brown LLP, and of Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan and a predecessor law firm called Whitman & Ransom, all New York law firms. He has practiced corporate, banking, and securities law since 1968. He is Chairman of the Board (non-executive) of Vesta Corp., a stored value technology company, and of Firebird Holdings Limited, a logistics and contract warehousing business with operations in Eastern Europe, Russia, and the United Kingdom. He is Chairman of the Board (non-executive) and a director of Geokinetics, Inc., a seismic and geophysical company traded on the OTC Bulletin Board, a director of Flotek Industries Inc., an oil services equipment supplier traded on the OTC Bulletin Board, and a director and Vice Chairman of Grey Wolf, Inc. of Houston, Texas, an AMEX-listed oil and gas drilling company with operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board (non-executive) of Union Drilling, Inc., an oil and gas drilling company with operations in the Appalachian Basin and the Rocky Mountains. Mr. Ziegler is a graduate of Amherst College and received a law degree from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.