James F. O’Connor, has over forty years of substantive business experience covering all aspects of finance, operations, strategy and corporate development. Since 1998, Mr. O’Connor has been the principal Managing Director of The Chartwell Company, a merchant and investment banking firm. Mr. O’Connor is a certified public accountant. Some of Mr. O’Connor’s previous directorships include: SPS Technologies (1994-2003), which was sold to Precision Cast Products in 2003; Color Kinetics (2002-2007), which was sold to Phillips Lighting Products in 2007; PC Cox Holding Ltd. (1996-2008); and Caritas Christi Health Care System (2008-2011), which was sold to Cerberus Capital in 2011. Mr. O’Connor received a B.S. from Boston College and was a Rotary International Foundation Fellow at the Swiss School of Economics. Our Board concluded that Mr. O’Connor should serve as a director and our Audit Committee Chairman because Mr. O’Connor has extensive experience in corporate finance, accounting, operations, strategy, mergers & acquisitions, as well as experience working on the boards of directors of public, private and non-for-profit companies.