Fund Director Mr. Letino joined Eurasian Private Equity Group in June 2004 as Fund Director. Prior to joining EPEG,
Mr. Letino was the founder and General Director of Aboard Trade Group, a multi-national international trade concern specializing in creating and serving export markets for Russian-produced goods. As head of Eurasian Private Equity Group he currently manages multiple private equity investment projects in Russia. A native of Hammonton, New Jersey, Mr. Letino trained as a nuclear engineer in the US Navy and served on Los Angeles class submarines. Mr. Letino received a bachelor's degree in political science and sociology from the State University of New York. He was a Scottish Rite Fellow at The George Washington University graduating with an M.A. in International Business and Finance. Mr. Letino holds an International Language Certificate in Russian Language from Moscow State University and completed two years of graduate-level study in Russian and Russian Economy at Novgorod State University and The Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute. A life-long entrepreneur, Mr. Letino has established successful companies in both the United States and Russia. He has been working and living in Russia since 1997. He is fluent in Russian and English and lives in Saint Petersburg with his Swedish wife and their two young boys. A recipient of multiple awards and commendations during his military service, Mr. Letino has been recognized by Russian president Vladimir Putin for his efforts on President Putin's 2000 election campaign and from former Head of the Russian Federation Council (Russia's upper chamber of congress), Igor Stroev, for his efforts on Russian economic issues in the Saint Petersburg Economic Forum.