Debra Xu

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June 5, 2014

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TIGER 21 Names Alison Smith Director of Marketing and Membership in New York

New York (May 21, 2014)–TIGER 21, the premier peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth investors, announces that Alison Smith has been promoted to Director of Marketing and Membership in New York.

Ms. Smith had been Director of Member Relations for TIGER 21, annually overseeing more than 300 Member meetings and events, and serving as a contact for TIGER 21 Members across North America while also managing marketing and public relations initiatives. She has been responsible for numerous articles about TIGER 21 and its programs over the past few years. She joined TIGER 21 in 2007.

In her new position, Ms. Smith will be responsible for recruiting new Members in New York ‚Äì and helping build upon TIGER 21’s existing seven-group, 90-Member platform.

“Alison Smith has been an invaluable part of the TIGER 21 team. Her hard work and dedication has helped our organization grow,” said Jonathan Kempner, President of TIGER 21. “Through her leadership, TIGER 21’s media profile has expanded and the Member experience has been elevated. I am confident that in her new role Alison will be able to cultivate new Members from the metropolitan region to add to our robust home base in New York. ”

Prior to joining TIGER 21, Ms. Smith worked at Marina Maher Communications, where she concentrated on media relations and contributed to the development of marketing and branding plans. She also worked at the United Nations Association where she organized and oversaw educational conferences nationwide for college and high school students with an interest in international affairs.

TIGER 21 provides its Members the opportunity to build a skill set to transition from focused entrepreneurs to disciplined managers of wealth. Members come from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds. Through professionally facilitated peer groups in a confidential atmosphere, Members gain from the shared intelligence and varied expertise of the Membership, learning about investments and engaging in a wide range of stimulating discussions. Collectively, TIGER 21’s 255+ Members currently manage more than $25 billion of their own assets.

Ms. Smith received an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business, where she was the winner of the Fordham Women in Business Case Competition two years in a row. She earned a BA from Ithaca College. Ms. Smith is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and she also mentors a teen mother through the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program.

About TIGER 21:

TIGER 21 (The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in the 21st Century) is North America’s premier peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth investors. TIGER 21’s over 255 Members collectively manage over $25 billion of their own total assets and are entrepreneurs, inventors and top executives. TIGER 21 focuses on improving investment acumen as well as exploring common issues of wealth preservation and stewardship, estate planning and family dynamics beyond finance. Founded in 1999, TIGER 21 is headquartered in New York City and has groups in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palm Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tysons Corner, VA, and Washington, DC as well as Canadian groups in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. More information can be found at www.tiger21.com.

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