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Biography

Joseph C. Zimlich

Director
Mr. Zimlich has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Bohemian Companies since 1997. Bohemian Companies, a private family financial office, includes the Bohemian Foundation, a family foundation, and Bohemian Asset Management, an investment management company with public equity, fixed income securities and private equity holdings. Mr. Zimlich provides leadership and oversight to the major program areas of the Bohemian Foundation, including its community programs, civic programs, contemporary music programs and global impact programs; steers the investment and management of more than $1.0 billion in financial assets; and directs the development and management of a family portfolio of early stage value investments and global real estate assets, primarily in eastern Europe. Mr. Zimlich has held board of director-level positions in the following industries: technology, semi-conductors, water filtration, trust, private and commercial banking, food service and venture capital funds. He currently serves as a director of the Bohemian Foundation, Ampt, LLC, Indotek Group and Third Way, and is a member of the Colorado Forum. Mr. Zimlich graduated from the University of Iowa with of Bachelor of Business in Accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Human Resources Professional. Mr. Zimlich’s qualifications for service as a director include his substantial experience in financial, accounting, governance and human resource matters, as well as his leadership experience developed while serving on numerous boards. He also has an extensive background in investment management and private equity investing.