Mark S. Burgess
    Elected 2013

    Mark S. Burgess, 58, is the Chief Executive Officer of Signode Industrial Group (SIG), a manufacturer of industrial packaging consumables, tools and equipment. Mr. Burgess joined SIG in March 2014 upon The Carlyle Group’s acquisition of SIG from Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Previously, Mr. Burgess served as the Chief Executive Officer of Graham Packaging Company, Inc. from January 2009 to April 2012 and served on its Board of Directors from February 2010 to April 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Burgess served as Graham Packaging’s Chief Financial Officer from December 2006 until May 2009, and Chief Operating Officer from April 2008 to December 2008. Mr. Burgess served as President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as Chief Financial Officer, of Anchor Glass Container Corporation from May 2005 until September 2006. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. from April 2003 to April 2005. Between 1990 and 2003, Mr. Burgess held senior financial and operational management roles at JL French Automotive Castings and Trailmobile Corporation, and prior to that, he served as a Vice President at Chase Manhattan Bank. 
     
    Mr. Burgess was previously the Chairman of the Clondalkin Group, a global manufacturer of flexible and specialty plastic packaging solutions, where he served as a director from December 2012 (becoming chairman in June 2013) until December 2016, and is a former director of the Polymer Group, where he served from March 2011 to June 2013.
     
      Jeffrey J. Clarke
    Elected 2014

    Jeffrey J. Clarke, 55, is our Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining us in March 2014, Mr. Clarke was a Managing Partner of Augusta Columbia Capital, a private investment firm he co-founded in 2012. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Clarke was the Chairman of Travelport, Inc., a private travel technology firm, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2011, after leading its sale from Cendant Corporation to The Blackstone Group L.P. for $4.3 billion in 2006. Mr. Clarke was the Chief Operating Officer of CA, Inc. (now called CA Technologies), an enterprise software company, from 2004 to 2006. At CA, he was responsible for sales, services, distribution, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, information technology, corporate strategy and planning.

    From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Clarke was Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Hewlett-Packard (HP). In this role, he was responsible for HP's worldwide supply chain, manufacturing, procurement and internet operations. He also co-led HP's merger integration with Compaq Computer. Prior to HP, Mr. Clarke was the Chief Financial Officer of Compaq Computer, which he joined in 1998 following the merger of Compaq with Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). Mr. Clarke was with DEC from 1985 to 1998, serving in management roles in international operations, finance and manufacturing.

    Mr. Clarke served on the board of directors of Autodesk, Inc., a 3D design, engineering and entertainment software company, from March 2016 through June 2017. Mr. Clarke served on the board of directors of Red Hat, Inc., an enterprise software company, from November 2008 through July 2016. He served as Chairman of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., a global online travel agency, after leading the company’s IPO in July 2007, until April 2014, and was also a director of the Compuware Corporation, an enterprise software company, from November 2013 until December 2014. Mr. Clarke served on the board of directors of UTStarcom, which designs and manufactures communications equipment, from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Clarke serves as a Trustee of Northeastern University. 

     

      James V. Continenza, Chairman
    Elected 2013

    James V. Continenza, 54, has extensive executive and board experience with high-tech companies and with companies that successfully emerged from or are in various stages of corporate restructuring. Since September 2012, Mr. Continenza has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vivial, LLC (formerly TBC Holdings I, Inc., the parent company of The Berry Company, LLC), a holding company that acquires and manages advertising, marketing and technology companies that provide a wide range of digital and legacy leads-generating products to local and national advertisers. He served as the President of STi Prepaid, LLC, a telecommunications company, from June 2010 to February 2011. Mr. Continenza served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Anchor Glass Container Corp., a leading manufacturer of glass containers, from September 2006 to December 2006. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Teligent, Inc., which provides communications services including voice, data, and internet access, from September 2002 to June 2004; served as its Chief Operating Officer from May 2001 to September 2002; and served as its Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations from September 2000 to May 2001. Mr. Continenza served as Chief Operating Officer of Arch Wireless, Inc., a wireless services provider, from September 2000 to September 2002. From April 1999 to September 2000, Mr. Continenza was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lucent Technologies Product Finance, a global leader in telecom equipment, and served as its Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing from September 1997 to April 1999. 
     
    In addition to his management experience, Mr. Continenza currently serves on the boards of NII Holdings, Inc. (since 2015), a provider of wireless communication services under the Nextel brandTM in Brazil, Neff Rental LLC (since 2014), an industrial and construction equipment rental company, and Tembec, Inc. (since 2008), a manufacturer of lumber-derived products.  Mr.  Continenza also serves or has served on the boards of several private companies. 
     
      Matthew A. Doheny
    Elected 2013

    Matthew A. Doheny, 46, is President and founder of North Country Capital LLC, an advisory and investment firm focusing on board advisory assignments and investing in alternative investments, a position in which he has served since 2011. Mr. Doheny also served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Special Situation Trading at HSBC Securities, Inc. during 2016 and 2017. Mr. Doheny served as Portfolio Manager of Fintech Advisory Inc., a fund focusing on operational turnarounds and undervalued securities, from June 2008 to October 2010. He previously served as Managing Director and helped lead the Distressed Assets Group of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. for nine years until March 2008. Prior to his career with financial institutions, Mr. Doheny was an attorney in the Corporate Restructuring Departments of Orrick LLP and Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and in the Business and Corporate Department of Hancock & Estabrook LLP.
     
    Mr. Doheny currently serves on the boards of YRC Worldwide, Inc. (since July 2011) and Affinity Gaming (since May 2013) and has served on the boards of several private companies in the financial services and venture capital industries.
     
      Jeffrey D. Engelberg
    Elected 2017

    Jeffrey Engelberg, 40, is a co-founder and managing member since 2016 of Additive Advisory and Capital, LLC, a CFTC registered commodity pool operator and SEC registered investment advisor to C2W Partners Master Fund, a $170 million global hedge fund.  From 2007 until 2016, Mr. Engelberg was a principal and senior trader for Southeastern Asset Management, Inc.  He was head trader at Fir Tree Partners from 2005 to 2007, a convertible bond trader at KBC Financial Products from 2001 to 2005, director of business development in 2000 for TLX Trading Network, Inc., and a listed equity trader in the Institutional Equity Division for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. from 1999 to 2000.
     
    Mr. Engelberg was the co-founder of financial-tech startup, Plia, that merged with SJ Levinson and Sons in 2014 to create Plia/Trade Informatics.  He served as an expert witness to the Joint CFTC-SEC Advisory Committee on Emerging Regulatory Issues after the 2010 “flash crash.”
     
      George Karfunkel
    Elected 2013

    George Karfunkel, 68, has been the Chairman of Sabr Group, a consulting company, since 2010. Mr. Karfunkel was a director, Senior Vice President and co-owner of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, a stock transfer company, which he co-founded in 1971. Mr. Karfunkel is a co-owner of Worldwide TechServices, LLC, a computer maintenance and services company.
     
    Mr. Karfunkel serves as vice chairman of Upstate Bank, a nationally-chartered community bank; a director of Berkshire Bank; and a director at AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
     
      Jason New
    Elected 2013

    Jason New, 48, has been Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group L.P., a global investment and advisory firm, and Head of Special Situation Investing for GSO Capital Partners LP, a credit-oriented alternative asset manager, since 2005. Mr. New focuses on managing GSO's public investment portfolio with a specific emphasis on stressed and distressed companies and on sourcing direct special situation investment opportunities. He is a member of the GSO Investment Committee. Mr. New joined The Blackstone Group L.P. in 2008 in connection with its acquisition of GSO. Before joining GSO in 2005, Mr. New was a senior member of Credit Suisse's distressed finance group. Mr. New joined Credit Suisse in 2000 when it acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), where he was a member of DLJ's restructuring group. Prior to joining DLJ in 1999, he was an associate with the law firm Sidley Austin LLP, where he practiced in the firm's corporate reorganization group.
     
    Mr. New has served as a director of MPM Holdings Inc. since October 2014. Mr. New served as a director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. from August 2008 to December 2010 and as a director of Global Aviation Holdings Inc. from September 2009 to January 2012. 
     
      William G. Parrett
    Elected 2007

    Mr. Parrett, 71, is a former Senior Partner of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, a public accounting firm. Mr. Parrett retired in 2007. From 2003 to 2007, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT). Prior to serving as Chief Executive Officer of DTT, he was Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche USA since 1999. Mr. Parrett joined Deloitte in 1967 and served in a series of roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Parrett is a certified public accountant licensed by the State of New York.
     
    Mr. Parrett currently serves as a director of The Blackstone Group L.P., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., UBS AG and Conduent Incorporated.