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Audit Committee Position

Robert M. Whelan Jr.

Robert M. Whelan Jr. has an extensive background as an advisor to, investor in and board member of emerging growth companies in the US and Canada. From 1976 until 2001, Mr. Whelan worked in the investment banking industry. In 1999, his company, Volpe Brown Whelan & Company, an investment banking, brokerage and asset management firm, was acquired by Prudential Securities, for which Mr. Whelan served as Vice Chairman of the global technology investment banking division until 2001. Mr. Whelan then formed Whelan & Co., a consulting firm which advises CEOs, boards and investors of emerging growth companies, on financing and strategic matters. During this time, Mr. Whelan served on several for-profit Boards of public and private companies and on the board of several non-profit organizations. In May 2011, Mr. Whelan joined the board of directors of Aspen Technology, Inc. (“Aspen”) and in early 2013, became Chairman of the board. Mr. Whelan also chairs Aspen’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and serves as member of the Compensation Committee. Prior to joining Aspen’s board, Mr. Whelan also served as a Director of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. between 2010 to 2014, serving as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees, and Leerink Swann & Co. between 2002 and 2012, serving as member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Whelan holds an MBA from Stanford University, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting, and a BA in History from Dartmouth College.
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Michael P. Muldowney

Michael P. Muldowney is the Chief Executive Officer of Foxford Capital, a strategic and advisory firm he founded in 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Muldowney most recently held the position of Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Gordon Brothers Group, an advisory, lending and investment from 2014 to 2018, serving on the four-person executive and investment committees. Under this role, Mr. Muldowney oversaw the Appraisal division, Finance, Corporate Development/Strategy, Human Capital, Information Technology and Facilities functions, and eventually led the successful majority investment in the company by Stone Point Capital in April 2018. Mr. Muldowney is currently a board member of Veritiv Corporation (“Veritiv”), a Fortune 500 company which is a business to business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Mr. Muldowney serves as Veritiv’s Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committees having previously served on the compensation and leadership development committee for 5 years. Mr. Muldowney is a former Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting from St. Ambrose University.

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Diane M. Ellis

Diane M. Ellis is a veteran business leader with 35 years of experience serving successful public, Fortune 500 and private equity companies in the consumer retail businesses. Ms. Ellis has held various leadership roles during this time, including President of the Chico’s Brand (“Chico’s”) from 2016 to 2018, where she led a $1.4B iconic retail brand with teams of 300+ in the corporate office and 10,000+ in the field, overseeing all aspects of the brand, merchandising, planning, allocation, digital, full price/outlet stores, and wholesale, while directing the Finance, HR and Marketing functions. Prior to her role at Chico’s, Ms. Ellis also served as CEO and President of The Limited from 2013 to 2016 and COO and President of Brooks Brothers from 2007 to 2013. Ms Ellis is currently as a board member of Stage Stores, Inc., previously serving as Chair of the Governance Committee and currently a member of the Governance Committee and Audit Committee.

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Compensation Committee Position

Diane M. Ellis

Diane M. Ellis is a veteran business leader with 35 years of experience serving successful public, Fortune 500 and private equity companies in the consumer retail businesses. Ms. Ellis has held various leadership roles during this time, including President of the Chico’s Brand (“Chico’s”) from 2016 to 2018, where she led a $1.4B iconic retail brand with teams of 300+ in the corporate office and 10,000+ in the field, overseeing all aspects of the brand, merchandising, planning, allocation, digital, full price/outlet stores, and wholesale, while directing the Finance, HR and Marketing functions. Prior to her role at Chico’s, Ms. Ellis also served as CEO and President of The Limited from 2013 to 2016 and COO and President of Brooks Brothers from 2007 to 2013. Ms Ellis is currently as a board member of Stage Stores, Inc., previously serving as Chair of the Governance Committee and currently a member of the Governance Committee and Audit Committee.

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Joy Chen

Joy Chen brings an extensive background in consumer goods, beauty, and health and wellness operations, having held senior leadership positions at several consumer companies including, Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty and CEO of Yes To, Inc. As Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty, Ms. Chen completed the turnaround of a global 30 year old premium skincare company, leading the company through substantial revenue growth and margin expansion. During this time, she made strategic shifts to its business model, which included transforming its retail and marketing strategy to online and digital. As CEO of Yes To, Inc., Ms. Chen led and scaled the company toward profitability, while significantly increasing revenue. Ms. Chen has served on various private company boards through her career and is currently a director for 18 Rabbits and Girls, Inc. Ms. Chen holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

Joy Chen

Joy Chen brings an extensive background in consumer goods, beauty, and health and wellness operations, having held senior leadership positions at several consumer companies including, Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty and CEO of Yes To, Inc. As Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty, Ms. Chen completed the turnaround of a global 30 year old premium skincare company, leading the company through substantial revenue growth and margin expansion. During this time, she made strategic shifts to its business model, which included transforming its retail and marketing strategy to online and digital. As CEO of Yes To, Inc., Ms. Chen led and scaled the company toward profitability, while significantly increasing revenue. Ms. Chen has served on various private company boards through her career and is currently a director for 18 Rabbits and Girls, Inc. Ms. Chen holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Chair

Michael P. Muldowney

Michael P. Muldowney is the Chief Executive Officer of Foxford Capital, a strategic and advisory firm he founded in 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Muldowney most recently held the position of Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Gordon Brothers Group, an advisory, lending and investment from 2014 to 2018, serving on the four-person executive and investment committees. Under this role, Mr. Muldowney oversaw the Appraisal division, Finance, Corporate Development/Strategy, Human Capital, Information Technology and Facilities functions, and eventually led the successful majority investment in the company by Stone Point Capital in April 2018. Mr. Muldowney is currently a board member of Veritiv Corporation (“Veritiv”), a Fortune 500 company which is a business to business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Mr. Muldowney serves as Veritiv’s Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committees having previously served on the compensation and leadership development committee for 5 years. Mr. Muldowney is a former Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting from St. Ambrose University.

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Robert M. Whelan Jr.

Robert M. Whelan Jr. has an extensive background as an advisor to, investor in and board member of emerging growth companies in the US and Canada. From 1976 until 2001, Mr. Whelan worked in the investment banking industry. In 1999, his company, Volpe Brown Whelan & Company, an investment banking, brokerage and asset management firm, was acquired by Prudential Securities, for which Mr. Whelan served as Vice Chairman of the global technology investment banking division until 2001. Mr. Whelan then formed Whelan & Co., a consulting firm which advises CEOs, boards and investors of emerging growth companies, on financing and strategic matters. During this time, Mr. Whelan served on several for-profit Boards of public and private companies and on the board of several non-profit organizations. In May 2011, Mr. Whelan joined the board of directors of Aspen Technology, Inc. (“Aspen”) and in early 2013, became Chairman of the board. Mr. Whelan also chairs Aspen’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and serves as member of the Compensation Committee. Prior to joining Aspen’s board, Mr. Whelan also served as a Director of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. between 2010 to 2014, serving as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees, and Leerink Swann & Co. between 2002 and 2012, serving as member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Whelan holds an MBA from Stanford University, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting, and a BA in History from Dartmouth College.

Michael P. Muldowney

Michael P. Muldowney is the Chief Executive Officer of Foxford Capital, a strategic and advisory firm he founded in 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Muldowney most recently held the position of Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Gordon Brothers Group, an advisory, lending and investment from 2014 to 2018, serving on the four-person executive and investment committees. Under this role, Mr. Muldowney oversaw the Appraisal division, Finance, Corporate Development/Strategy, Human Capital, Information Technology and Facilities functions, and eventually led the successful majority investment in the company by Stone Point Capital in April 2018. Mr. Muldowney is currently a board member of Veritiv Corporation (“Veritiv”), a Fortune 500 company which is a business to business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Mr. Muldowney serves as Veritiv’s Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committees having previously served on the compensation and leadership development committee for 5 years. Mr. Muldowney is a former Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting from St. Ambrose University.

Diane M. Ellis

Diane M. Ellis is a veteran business leader with 35 years of experience serving successful public, Fortune 500 and private equity companies in the consumer retail businesses. Ms. Ellis has held various leadership roles during this time, including President of the Chico’s Brand (“Chico’s”) from 2016 to 2018, where she led a $1.4B iconic retail brand with teams of 300+ in the corporate office and 10,000+ in the field, overseeing all aspects of the brand, merchandising, planning, allocation, digital, full price/outlet stores, and wholesale, while directing the Finance, HR and Marketing functions. Prior to her role at Chico’s, Ms. Ellis also served as CEO and President of The Limited from 2013 to 2016 and COO and President of Brooks Brothers from 2007 to 2013. Ms Ellis is currently as a board member of Stage Stores, Inc., previously serving as Chair of the Governance Committee and currently a member of the Governance Committee and Audit Committee.

Diane M. Ellis

Diane M. Ellis is a veteran business leader with 35 years of experience serving successful public, Fortune 500 and private equity companies in the consumer retail businesses. Ms. Ellis has held various leadership roles during this time, including President of the Chico’s Brand (“Chico’s”) from 2016 to 2018, where she led a $1.4B iconic retail brand with teams of 300+ in the corporate office and 10,000+ in the field, overseeing all aspects of the brand, merchandising, planning, allocation, digital, full price/outlet stores, and wholesale, while directing the Finance, HR and Marketing functions. Prior to her role at Chico’s, Ms. Ellis also served as CEO and President of The Limited from 2013 to 2016 and COO and President of Brooks Brothers from 2007 to 2013. Ms Ellis is currently as a board member of Stage Stores, Inc., previously serving as Chair of the Governance Committee and currently a member of the Governance Committee and Audit Committee.

Joy Chen

Joy Chen brings an extensive background in consumer goods, beauty, and health and wellness operations, having held senior leadership positions at several consumer companies including, Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty and CEO of Yes To, Inc. As Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty, Ms. Chen completed the turnaround of a global 30 year old premium skincare company, leading the company through substantial revenue growth and margin expansion. During this time, she made strategic shifts to its business model, which included transforming its retail and marketing strategy to online and digital. As CEO of Yes To, Inc., Ms. Chen led and scaled the company toward profitability, while significantly increasing revenue. Ms. Chen has served on various private company boards through her career and is currently a director for 18 Rabbits and Girls, Inc. Ms. Chen holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Joy Chen

Joy Chen brings an extensive background in consumer goods, beauty, and health and wellness operations, having held senior leadership positions at several consumer companies including, Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty and CEO of Yes To, Inc. As Chairman and CEO of H2O+ Beauty, Ms. Chen completed the turnaround of a global 30 year old premium skincare company, leading the company through substantial revenue growth and margin expansion. During this time, she made strategic shifts to its business model, which included transforming its retail and marketing strategy to online and digital. As CEO of Yes To, Inc., Ms. Chen led and scaled the company toward profitability, while significantly increasing revenue. Ms. Chen has served on various private company boards through her career and is currently a director for 18 Rabbits and Girls, Inc. Ms. Chen holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.

Michael P. Muldowney

Michael P. Muldowney is the Chief Executive Officer of Foxford Capital, a strategic and advisory firm he founded in 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Muldowney most recently held the position of Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Gordon Brothers Group, an advisory, lending and investment from 2014 to 2018, serving on the four-person executive and investment committees. Under this role, Mr. Muldowney oversaw the Appraisal division, Finance, Corporate Development/Strategy, Human Capital, Information Technology and Facilities functions, and eventually led the successful majority investment in the company by Stone Point Capital in April 2018. Mr. Muldowney is currently a board member of Veritiv Corporation (“Veritiv”), a Fortune 500 company which is a business to business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Mr. Muldowney serves as Veritiv’s Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committees having previously served on the compensation and leadership development committee for 5 years. Mr. Muldowney is a former Certified Public Accountant and holds a BA in Accounting from St. Ambrose University.