As a successful investor, board member, and CEO, Mr. Rhee has a proven track record spanning nearly two decades in sourcing and creating asymmetric risk-returns by leveraging a diversified network and knowledge base in the private equity, restructuring, retail, and venture communities. At Ashley Stewart, as Chairman and CEO, Mr. Rhee has authored a paradigm-disrupting complement of algorithms, CRM and operational solutions that have transformed a twice bankrupt, unprofitable brick-and-mortar retailer with decades of operating losses into a high growth, digitally driven business boasting unprecedented profitability and one of the world's most engaged social platforms. Prior to founding FirePine Group, Mr. Rhee was a senior investment professional at J.W. Childs Associates, a middle-market private equity firm with $3.5+ billion of committed capital. Mr. Rhee has played a leadership role in multiple platform investments, including the carve-out of the Meow Mix brand from Ralston Purina, the purchase and then turnaround of Murray's Discount Auto Stores from a bank group, and the growth catalyst investment in Mattress Firm (Nasdaq: MFRM). Mr. Rhee received his AB with honors from Harvard College and his JD with honors from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Mr. Rhee is a visiting professor at Duke Law School, a 2016 regional winner of the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and the recipient of one of five 2016 Power Player Awards granted by the National Retail Federation.