DAVID GEARHART

David L. Gearhart is a CPA, MBA and Attorney, who is licensed to practice law
in the state of  Illinois.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Advantage, Gearhart acquired the following legal practice
experience:

Corporate transactional, securities and employment law experience with the
largest law firm in Indianapolis

Developed tax reduction strategies for a national consulting firm advising
small and medium size businesses

Litigation experience representing corporations in lawsuits in state and
federal courts

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Prior to practicing law, Gearhart held the following accounting & finance
positions:

Chief financial officer for one of the nation's largest product development
consulting firms providing market research, industrial design, engineering
and prototyping services to a client base including both Fortune 500 firms and
entrepreneurial start-ups

Chief financial officer for a start-up company that acquired a chassis division
of General Motors and merged it with an existing business

Manager of corporate accounting for a national group of specialty hospitals,
clinics, pharmaceutical distributors and physician practice management
companies

CPA with accounting, auditing and income tax experience at a national
accounting firm

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Gearhart has taught courses in accounting, finance and law as an instructor
in the graduate programs at the University of Phoenix and the Lake Forest
Graduate School of Management

EDUCATION

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, Juris Doctor cum laude, 2001

DePaul University, Chicago, IL, Master of Business Administration with
distinction, 1996

University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, 1986

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant, State of Illinois, 1987

Attorney, State of Illinois and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
Illinois, 2001

Attorney, State of Indiana and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
Indiana, 2002

Life and Health Insurance Producer, State of Illinois, 2002

General Securities Representative, National Association of Securities
Dealers, June 2003

Registered Investment Advisor, State of Illinois, June 2003

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: (847) 303-5275

Fax: (847) 303-5276

US Mail: 1900 E. Golf Road, Suite 950, Schaumburg, IL 60173

E Mail:
gearhart@advantagelaw.US
Areas of Practice