David W. Berry, Principal

Mr. Berry is the Manager of Kaizen and has 35 years of experience in founding, operating, and investing in private and public Oil & Gas Exploration companies. Prior to creating Kaizen he was the founder and Executive Chairman of Esenjay Exploration, Inc., a publically traded company, which was sold in 2002. Mr. Berry formed Kaizen Management, L.P. and Select Contrarian Value Partners, L.P. in February 2003 per the request of future investors and became SCVP’s first investor.

Christian E. Remmert, Senior Analyst

Mr. Remmert entered the investment industry in 1999 and joined Kaizen in 2011.  Prior to joining Kaizen, Mr. Remmert spent four years as an equity analyst for Invesco on the Mid Cap Growth Team covering Energy, Financials, and Utilities.  Prior to this role, Mr. Remmert was an analyst in the Competitive Research and Analysis group at Invesco.  Mr. Remmert earned a BA from Texas A&M University, and an MBA From the University of Texas at Austin, where Mr. Remmert was a student portfolio manager on the UT MBA Investment Fund.

William S. Smith IV, Director of Marketing and Client Relations

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Mr. Smith earned his BA in Management and his MBA from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). As the Director of Marketing and Client Services, Mr. Smith handles client-related needs and has initiated the fund’s first concerted internal marketing efforts.