Mr. Augustyn is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the NIP Group, Inc., a specialized business insurance and risk management intermediary ranked among the 100 largest in the United States. Mr. Augustyn has been a successful entrepreneur and business leader for over 20 years. In addition to founding and leading NIP Group, Mr. Augustyn has founded and directs a portfolio of successful financial services businesses. His business success led to being named in 2003 NJ Biz’s NJ’s Forty under Forty, which recognizes young men and women who have made outstanding contributions to their fields. Mr. Augustyn is a nationally recognized expert on alternative risk insurance matters who has interviewed on CNN/FN and WABC. He is quoted in publications such as the New York Times and speaks on insurance-related topics throughout the country. Mr. Augustyn also serves as Chairman of Extensis Holdings, LLC, one of his portfolio companies.