Gregory H.A. Baxter brings significant experience to Turning Point Brands in corporate investments, mergers and acquisitions. A director since 2006, Mr. Baxter has worked as an independent finance consultant primarily for middle-market corporations and closely held businesses and has served in various corporate finance leadership positions. As Managing Director at Dias & Altschul Capital Management and member of its Investment Committee through 2005, he brought investment products to prospective clients. For eight years, he directed and advised on cross-border mergers and acquisitions for SG Cowen Securities Corporation and Rothschild Inc., covering a wide range of industries from food, retail, consumer products, transportation, oil and gas and industrial and engineering companies. He was a founding member of SW Capital, an M&A boutique specializing in middle-market transactions for Fortune 500 companies, and served as Vice President at Irving Trust Company, providing corporate finance advice to bank clients. In 2015, he was elected as a director at Special Diversified Opportunities, Inc. Mr. Baxter holds a B.A. from the University of Victoria in Canada and an M.B.A. from the Ivey Business School in London.