Mr. Martino joined the predecessor to LaSalle Capital Group(LCG) in 1989 and organized Fund I with Mr. Walters in 2004. He currently shares overall management responsibility for LCG with Mr. Walters. Mr. Martino is responsible for deal generation, overseeing due diligence, deal structuring and negotiation, fundraising and investor relations. Mr. Martino has extensive board level experience working with management in the areas of strategy formulation (including exit strategy), productivity improvement, product-line growth, strategic acquisitions, financing growth and recruitment of senior executives and outside directors. Mr. Martino has 23 years of private equity experience focused on investing in microcap market companies. Mr. Martino also has portfolio company management responsibility for LCG, and currently sits on the Board of Directors of DeIorio Foods, Inc., and Impex Global. He also serves on the boards of National Metalwares, L.P., Precision Products Group, Inc. and Simplex Manufacturing Co. Prior to joining LCG, , Mr. Martino was at Price Waterhouse in Chicago from 1978 to 1989, where he was a Partner in the company’s lower middle market practice. Mr. Martino holds a B.B.A in finance from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago. Mr. Martino is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois and he currently is on the Board and Executive Committee of Edward Hospital and Chairman of the Advisory Council for Loyola University of Chicago School of Business, as well as a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.