Joseph J. DeAngelo has been President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2005, a director since August 30, 2007 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 12, 2015. Mr. DeAngelo served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Home Depot from January 2007 through August 2007. From August 2005 to December 2006, he served as Senior Vice President—HD Supply. From January 2005 to August 2005, Mr. DeAngelo served as Senior Vice President—Home Depot Supply, Pro Business and Tool Rental and from April 2004 through January 2005, he served as Senior Vice President—Pro Business and Tool Rental. Mr. DeAngelo previously served as Executive Vice President of The Stanley Works, a tool manufacturing company, from March 2003 through April 2004. From 1986 until March 2003, Mr. DeAngelo held various positions with GE. His final position with GE was as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric TIP/Modular Space, a division of General Electric Capital. Mr. DeAngelo holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.
Kathleen J. Affeldt has served as a director since September 2014. Ms. Affeldt retired in February 2003, from Lexmark International, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions for offices and homes, where she had been Vice President of Human Resources since July 1996. Ms. Affeldt has served as a director of SIRVA, Inc. and as chairperson of the Compensation Committee. She also served as a director of Sally Beauty Holdings, and as the chairperson of the Compensation Committee. She currently serves as a director of BTE, Inc. and NCI Building Systems, Inc., where she serves as chair of NCI’s Compensation Committee. Ms. Affeldt attended the State University of New York and Hunter College majoring in Business Administration.
John W. Alden retired from United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) after 35 years with the company. He has served on its board since 1988. Most recently, he served as the company’s vice chairman from 1996 until his retirement in 2000. Mr. Alden brings to the board extensive experience in strategic planning, worldwide marketing, sales, communications, public relations and logistics and a life-long career in industry. Mr. Alden also serves on the Board of Directors of Barnes Group, Inc. since 2000; Silgan Holdings, Inc. since 2001, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation since 2002 and Arkansas Best Corporation since 2005. He also serves on the board of trustees for North Carolina Wesleyan College and Reinhardt College in Georgia.
Betsy S. Atkins has served as Chief Executive Officer of Baja Ventures, an independent venture capital firm focused on the technology, renewable energy and life sciences industry, since 1994. In 2009, Ms. Atkins served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Clear Standards, Inc., which developed SaaS enterprise level software monitoring carbon emissions, prior to its sale to SAP AG. She previously served as Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of NCI, Inc., a food manufacturer creating Nutraceutical and Functional Food products, from 1991 through 1993. Ms. Atkins co-founded Ascend Communications, a manufacturer of communications equipment, in 1989, where she was also a member of the Board of Directors until its acquisition by Lucent Technologies in 1999. Ms. Atkins currently serves on the Board of Directors of Polycom, Inc. and Schneider Electric, SA. Ms. Atkins has extensive public board experience, including most recently, SunPower Corporation from 2005 to 2012; Reynolds American, Inc. from 2004 to 2010; Chico’s FAS, Inc. from 2004 to 2010; and Towers Watson & Co. in 2010. Ms. Atkins has significant entrepreneurial and operational experience with companies in a high growth phase, and she also brings to the Board extensive knowledge in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts.
Peter A. Leav, is President and Chief Executive Officer of BMC Software, Inc. Prior to joining BMC Software in December 2016, Mr. Leav served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Polycom, Inc. from December 2013 through September 2016. Prior to joining Polycom in 2013, Mr. Leav served as Executive Vice President and President, Industry and Field Operations of NCR Corporation, a global technology company, from June 2012 to November 2013, as Executive Vice President, Global Sales, Professional Services and Consumables of NCR from November 2011 to June 2012, and as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales of NCR from January 2009 to October 2011. Prior to joining NCR, he served as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Motorola, Inc., a provider of mobility products and solutions across broadband and wireless networks, from November 2008 to January 2009, as Vice President and General Manager from December 2007 to November 2008, and as Vice President of Sales from December 2006 to December 2007. From November 2004 to December 2006, Mr. Leav was Director of Sales for Symbol Technologies, Inc., an information technology company. Prior to this position, Mr. Leav was Regional Sales Manager at Cisco Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of communications and information technology networking products, from July 2000 to November 2004. Mr. Leav served as a member of Polycom’s board of directors from December 2013 through September 2016. He has not served as a director of any other public company in the last five years. Mr. Leav brings significant experience leading global organizations, as well as a strong background in operations, general management, sales, communications, and technology services that will provide valuable insight to the Board. He holds a B.A. from Lehigh University.
Patrick R. McNamee is executive advisor to Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company, a Chicago-based private equity management firm. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. from November 2015 through December 2016 and as President from June 2015 through December 2016. Prior to joining Health Insurance Innovations, Mr. McNamee served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Express Scripts Holding Company, a pharmacy benefit management company until March 2014. He joined Express Scripts in 2005 as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, expanding his role to Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officer in 2007. Prior to joining Express Scripts, Mr. McNamee worked for Misys Healthcare Systems, a healthcare technology company, as President And Chief Executive Officer, Physician Systems, from September 2003 to February 2005. Mr. McNamee was employed by various subsidiaries of General Electric Corporation from July 1989 to September 2003, including as President And Chief Executive Officer, GE Surgery, GE Medical Systems, from July 2002 to September 2003; Chief Information Officer And Chief Quality Officer, NBC, from March 2001 to July 2002; and Chief Information Officer And General Manager of e‑Business, GE Transportation Systems, from March 1999 to March 2001; Chief Information Officer, GE Power Plants, from March 1997 to March 1999; and Global Product Manager, Radiology Information Systems, GE Medical, from 1993 through 1997. He is a member of the board of directors of Valitàs Health Services, Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University. Mr. McNamee brings to the board strategic and operational expertise with a unique combination of business savvy, service and product development, information technology leadership, and distribution experience across a variety of industries.
Charles W. Peffer became a director effective at the time of consummation of our initial public offering. Mr. Peffer retired as a partner of KPMG LLP in 2002 after 32 years with KPMG in its Kansas City office. He served as Partner in Charge of Audit from 1986 to 1993 and Managing Partner of the Kansas City office from 1993 to 2000. He currently serves as Audit Committee Chairman on the board of directors of Garmin Ltd, Sensata Technologies, NPC International and the Commerce Funds, a family of eight mutual funds. Mr. Peffer holds a B.A. from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University.
James A. Rubright, is a principal and senior advisor at Privet Fund Management, LLC., a private investment fund management company, since October 2013. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rock-Tenn Co. from 1999 until his retirement in October 2013, and served as an executive officer of Sonat, Inc. from 1994 to 1999 in various capacities, including head of Sonat’s interstate natural gas pipeline group and energy marketing businesses. Prior to 1994, he was a partner in the law firm of King & Spalding LLP. Mr. Rubright currently serves as a member of the board of directors of AGL Resources, Inc. since 2001, and Forestar Group, Inc., a real estate and natural resources company, since 2007. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of Avondale, Incorporated, the parent company of Avondale Mills, Inc., from 1995 to 2000, and as Chairman of Rock-Tenn’s board from 1999 until his retirement in October 2013. He has not served as a director of any other public company in the last five years. Mr. Rubright has significant experience in public company management and board leadership, and a deep understanding of operations, strategy and risk management that will provide valuable insight to our board. He received a B.A. degree from Yale College and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia Law School