Gary C. Wallace is a private investor and financial consultant with 40 years of experience in the Banking and Investment Services. Mr. Wallace’s background includes 21 years as a Partner in KPMG’s Financial Services Practice. Mr. Wallace became a Partner at KPMG in 1984 and retired from KPMG in December 2005. Mr. Wallace joined Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (predecessor to KPMG) following his graduation summa cum laude from California State University, East Bay in September 1975. At KPMG, Mr. Wallace served as an Associate SEC Reviewing Partner, National Instructor, Primary Recruiter and member of KPMG’s Professional Practice Review Program. Mr. Wallace’s experience at KPMG included extensive mergers and acquisition services and initial public offerings. Mr. Wallace served as engagement partner for Banks, Mortgage Banks, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Investment Companies ranging in size from startups to $50+ Billion entities. Following his retirement from KPMG, Mr. Wallace has served on the Boards of Directors of SEC Registrant Bank Holding Companies and has consulted extensively with various Regulatory, Bank and Investment Entities. Mr. Wallace is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Plaza Bank, Orient Bancorp and its subsidiary Bank of the Orient and Director of IonDx. Mr. Wallace is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of California.