Suzanne M. Hopgood
President & CEO
The Hopgood Group, LLC

Chief Executive Officer, Operations
Financial Expert
Corporate Governance, Corporate Board Composition,
     Risk Analysis, Crisis Management
Corporate Board of Directors: Chairman, Corporate
     Governance, Audit, Restructuring, Strategy/Risk,
CEO, Public & Private Companies
Expert Witness
Court Appointed Receiver
Professional History:
The Hopgood Group, LLC, a workout and consulting firm
     Founder, President, CEO, 1985 – Present
Newport Harbor Corporation, 2007 – present, Board member
National Association of Corporate Directors,
     Managing Director, Board Advisory Services
Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR), Board member
PointBlank Solutions, Inc, ( Board Member
Del Global Technologies (DGTC), Chairman
Villa Sistemi Medicali, Milan, Italy – Board Member
Houlihan's Restaurant Group, CEO, Board Member
Boston Restaurant Associates (BRAI:OB), Board Member
Furr’s Restaurant Group, (NYSE:FRG) Chair & CEO
Ętna Realty Investors, 2nd Vice President
Lowell Institution for Savings, Vice President

MACE: OTCPK:MACE Director, Audit, Compensation, Nom/Gov Committees July 2014 - present
Newport Harbor Corporation: Director, Audit Committee Member. 2007- present
National Association of Corporate Directors: Managing Director, Board Advisory Services. 2007 - 2010
Acadia Realty Trust, (NYSE: AKR) Director, Real Estate Investment Trust, Chairman Governance/Nominating,
     Audit Committee Financial Expert, 2004 – 10,
PointBlank Solutions, Inc., (, Designer/Manufacturer of Bullet-Resistant Apparel for the US Military and
     Law Enforcement, Director – Chair Governance/Nominating, Audit Committee Member. 2007- 08.
     Worked through SEC, IRS, Dept. of Defense, Justice, and FBI investigations and three years of
         financial restatements.
Del Global Technologies, (DGTC), International manufacturing company (Medical Imaging Equipment,
     Jet Fighter Parts, High Voltage Equipment), Chairman of the Board & Executive Committee,
     Chairman Governance, Chair Audit, 2003 – 2005. Settled fraud allegations with the SEC and Dept of Defense.
     Oversight of division sale.
Villa Sistemi Medicali, Milan, Italy, Design and Manufacture Medical Imaging Equipment.
     Board Member, 2004-2005
Houlihan's Restaurant Group, CEO, Board Member, $350 million enterprise revenue, in 22 states,
     6,000 employees, 50 franchises. 2000-2001. Reversed financial decline, managed debt restructuring, and
     prepared company for bankruptcy filing after 9/11/01.
Boston Restaurant Associates (BRAI:OB): Board Member, 1999-2000
Furr's Restaurant Group (NYSE:FRG): CEO/ Chairman of the Board - 1998-2000, Board Member 1996-2000,
     100 restaurants, 8,000 employees, commissary/trucking operation. Stabilized financial decline and
     settled major lender liability and pension class action litigation.
Bond Restructuring: Assisted client with $250 million bond restructuring of real estate portfolio.
Ętna Realty Investors: Responsible for $1 Billion equity real estate portfolio, including troubled and
     foreclosed real estate, consisting of apartments, office buildings, industrial, shopping centers. 1979 – 1985
Lowell Institution for Savings, Vice President & Senior Loan Officer, 1976 – 1979
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH - B.S. in Business Administration
Corporate Directors Forum – 2011 & 2013
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Global Conference – 2013
International Corporate Governance Network – 2010
Stanford Directors College 2010
Yale Governance Forum- 2009
Council of Institutional Investors – 2009
Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals – Annual meeting 2010 & 2012
IBGC – Brazil – 2009 & 2010
International Finance Council – 2008
Independent Directors Assoc. – Moscow – 2005
Award winning “Board Leadership for the Company in Crisis”
NACD Directorship: 
     “Required Skill Sets for a Workout CEO”
     "Key Financial Indicators"
     “As the World Changes, Are We?” .
Capital Region Development Authority – Governor Appointed Chair
National Association of Corporate Directors CT Chapter Chair
Women Corporate Directors, 30% Coalition – Board Member

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