NMS Capital Advisors Appoints Mitch Avnet Chief Executive Officer

(Beverly Hills, California) NMS Capital Advisors, LLC (“NMS”) a leading
global focused investment banking firm, announced today that it has appointed Mitchell S. Avnet
as Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Avnet is the Founder and Managing Partner of Compliance Risk Concepts (“CRC”), one of
the industry’s preeminent compliance consulting firms for broker dealers, registered investment
advisors and hedge funds.

Prior to launching CRC, Mr. Avnet was previously a member of the Corporate Leadership Group
(“CLG”) at Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief
Ethics and Compliance Officer. In this position, he had direct oversight of the company’s anti-
money laundering, privacy, ethics, and compliance risk management programs. Mr. Avnet was
also responsible for Lincoln’s Compliance and Ethics Technology strategic initiatives and was a
member of the Social Media Governance Committee. In this capacity, he directly influenced
LFG’s overall strategy toward the implementation and usage of social media outlets across the
LFG footprint.

Throughout the course of Avnet’s 25-year career in the financial services industry, he has
worked for top-tier investment banks, commercial banks and hedge funds such as Wachovia
Capital Markets, PNC Bank and D E Shaw, developing an extensive knowledge of investment
banking, fundamental research, sales and trading – with a focus on equity and fixed Income
markets, derivative Instruments, structured Products, alternative investments and variable

Mr. Avnet will assume the CEO duties and position from Trevor M. Saliba, with Mr. Saliba
remaining Chairman. Mr. Saliba said “It’s a pleasure to welcome Mitch to the NMS team as CEO
to help me build NMS according to our strategic plan for expansion and growth. We have taken
our time in selecting the right person to join as CEO. Mitch is a proven industry leader with an
impeccable reputation and track record for performance.”

Mr. Avnet said “Providing best-in- class support to emerging investment banks has been a key
strategic driver of mine since launching CRC in 2013. Over the past several months, I have had
the pleasure of working closely with Trevor and the rest of the NMS leadership team – and have
been truly impressed by the leadership and the strategic drivers fueling NMS’ growth and
success. The opportunity to join NMS and serve as its new CEO fits squarely within my core
competencies and entrepreneurial spirit. I am incredibly excited to be a part of this talented
team, helping to scale NMS’s industry presence and business initiatives accordingly.”

Mr. Avnet will be based in New York, but working bi-coastal also working from the firm’s
headquarters in Beverly Hills, California.