Alexander Stephanopoulos Joins Advisory Board of 52 Capital Partners, LLC

52 Capital Partners, LLC | February 8, 2019

Advisory Board of 52 Capital Partners, LLC Welcomes Alexander Stephanopoulos, the Director of Tax & Treasury at Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM)

February 8, 2019 – San Mateo, California – 52 Capital Partners, LLC announced today that Alexander Stephanopoulos has joined the firm’s Advisory Board.

“Alec brings to our Advisory Board a deep understanding of the most consequential economic trends and industry developments affecting international trade and global financial markets. Alec epitomizes integrity and an unwavering commitment to excellence in everything he does. And I’m proud to say I’ve known Alec for over 17 years,”commented David P. Willard, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of 52 Capital Partners,LLC. “On behalf of 52 Capital Partners, I’m so delighted to welcome Alec to our distinguished Advisory Board. In continuing to expand our firm’s operations andinternational strategy in service of our clients, we are certain to benefit from Alec’s wide- ranging industry expertise, versatility of perspective and breadth of career experience.”

Alexander Stephanopoulos is the Director of Tax & Treasury and Assistant Treasurer at Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM), a coffee roaster and distributor based in Northlake, Texas. Previously, Alec was a portfolio manager at ExxonMobil Investment Management and later Assistant Treasurer of the ExxonMobil Exploration Company. Alec began his career in the Credit Risk Management & Advisory Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York City. Alec later worked as an Investment Associate at Bridgewater Associates in Westport, Connecticut. Alec received an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University.

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About 52 Capital Partners, LLC

52 Capital Partners, LLC is an independent advisory firm that provides strategic advisory services to the senior management teams, Founders and Boards of Directors of corporations, financial institutions, family-owned enterprises and entrepreneurial ventures faced with transformational, complex or high-stakes matters in North America and China. 52 Capital Partners, LLC harnesses its expertise on China matters and its breadth of experience in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and principal investing to deliver high-impact, solutions-based advice on the most significant strategic or transactional matters undertaken by businesses in North America and China. 52 Capital Partners, LLC is headquartered in Silicon Valley.

For more information on 52 Capital Partners, LLC, please visit: http://www.52capitalpartners.com.

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