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Aaron Meyer

Aaron J. Meyer

Title: CFO

Company: Cypress Five Star, Inc.

Location: South Jordan, UT

Educational Background:

Bachelors of Science, Accounting, Utah State University, 1995
Masters of Accountancy, Utah State University, 1996

Biography:

Aaron is currently serving as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for Cypress Five Star, Inc. He is primarily responsible for the corporate accounting, treasury, investor relations and financial planning and analysis functions for the Company. Aaron brings nearly 20 years of financial and operational experience in both privately held and publicly traded companies. He has participated in numerous corporate financial transactions, including mergers and acquistions, raising of capital through private and public offerings, and the selling of domestic and international operations. Prior to joining Cypress Five Star, Aaron was most recently the Corporate Controller of 1-800 CONTACTS (the world’s largest on-line retailer of contact lenses and spectacles) for nearly 11 years, where he managed the corporate accounting functions and oversaw business planning and forecasting efforts of all domestic and international entities. He was also responsible for the SEC reporting activities of the publicly traded company before participating in a ‘going private’ transaction with a private equity firm. The private equity firm ultimately sold 1-800 to a strategic partner, in which Aaron had an extenstive role in both the transaction and integration processes. Other relevant experience has come from Aaron’s service at Novell, Inc., a publicly traded hardware and software solution provider, as a Director of Finance in their Strategic Initiatives business unit and with Arthur Andersen in their Business Advisory and Assurance division. Aaron holds Bachelors of Science and Masters of Accountancy degrees from Utah State University.