Alan S. Bernikow retired as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the firm of Deloitte & Touche where his primary responsibilities included assisting the Chairman & CEO and Managing Partner on special projects, including firm mergers and acquisitions, partner affairs, and litigation matters. Prior to joining Touche Ross, the predecessor firm of Deloitte & Touche, Mr. Bernikow was the National Administrative Partner in Charge of all internal administration and finance for the accounting firm of J.K. Lasser & Company. He began his professional career with J.K. Lasser in 1966 as the Director of Personnel for the New York office and Eastern Region and while at Lasser was admitted to the partnership in 1973. Mr. Bernikow is currently a member, and holds committee positions with, the boards of Revlon, Inc. and Revlon Consumer Products Corporation, Destination XL Group, Inc ., UBS Global Asset Management (US) Inc., Florida Community Bank (f/k/a: Premier American Bank, N.A.), and Mack-Cali. Mr. Bernikow has a B.B.A. degree from Baruch College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). Presently, he is also a Partner at Kroll Bond Rating Agency and K2 Intelligence..