Mr. Benjamin Lurie, also known as Ben, CFA, is an Associate at Equity Group Investments (EGI). Mr. Lurie joined EGI in 2011 and primarily focuses on evaluating possible new investments and monitoring existing investments. On behalf of EGI, Lurie also monitors Anixter International Inc. Prior to joining Par Petroleum Corp. in 2011, he worked at Lurie Investment Fund, LLC evaluating and developing new and existing business opportunities ranging from technology to services to real estate from January 2006 to December 2010. At EGI, Mr. Lurie is responsible for evaluating potential new investments and monitoring existing investments. He served as Director of Par Petroleum Corporation since August 31, 2012 until June 12, 2014. He holds the Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Lurie holds Master's Degree in Business Administration from INSEAD, a postgraduate certificate from the United Nations University, and Dual Bachelor's Degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.