Thomas R. Ertel joined the Board of Directors in December 2017. Mr. Ertel spent nearly 40 years as an auditor, including at Arthur Andersen from June 1977-May 2002, and from June 2002 to June 2017 with Ernst & Young as a Partner. Mr. Ertel holds a B.S. from Ball State University and has maintained an active CPA license since 1980. Among other experience, qualifications, attributes and skills, Mr. Ertel’s experience in auditing and accounting as well as his management skills led to the conclusion of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and of our full Board that he should serve as a director of our Company in light of our business and structure.