Board of Directors

Brian P. Anderson, Former Chief Financial Officer, OfficeMax, Inc.


Mr. Anderson is the former Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of OfficeMax, Inc., a distributor of business-to-business and retail office products. Prior to assuming this position in 2004, Mr. Anderson was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Baxter International, Inc., a global diversified medical products and services company, a position he assumed in 1998.

Mr. Anderson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of W. W. Grainger, Inc., Stericycle, Inc. and James Hardie Industries.

Bryce Blair, Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.


Mr. Blair served as Chairman of the board of directors of AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a publicly-traded multifamily real estate investment trust, from January 2002 until May 2013. In addition, Mr. Blair served in a number of senior leadership positions with AvalonBay Communities, Inc., including Chief Executive Officer from February 2001 through December 2011, President from September 2000 through February 2005, and Chief Operating Officer from February 1999 to February 2001. Mr. Blair is also a past member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, where he served as Chairman and was on the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors, and the Urban Land Institute, where he is past Chairman of the Multifamily Council and is a past Trustee.

Mr. Blair is the executive chairman of Invitation Homes, a company offering rental homes nationwide and also serves on the board of Regency Centers Corporation.

Thomas J. Folliard, Former Chairman of the Board of CarMax, Inc.


Mr. Folliard is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of CarMax, Inc. He joined CarMax in 1993 as the senior buyer and became the Director of Purchasing in 1994. Mr. Folliard was promoted to Vice President of Merchandising in 1996, Senior Vice President of Store Operations in 2000, and Executive Vice President of Store Operations in 2001.

Mr. Folliard currently serves as Non-Executive Chair of the board of directors of CarMax, Inc.

Cheryl W. Grisé, Former Executive Vice President of Northeast Utilities


Ms. Grisé was Executive Vice President of Northeast Utilities, a public utility holding company, from December 2005 until her retirement effective July 2007; Chief Executive Officer of its principal operating subsidiaries from September 2002 to January 2007; President of the Utility Group of Northeast Utilities Service Company from May 2001 to January 2007; and Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Northeast Utilities from 1998 to 2001. Ms. Grisé is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum.

Ms. Grisé currently serves as a member of the board of directors of MetLife, Inc. (Lead Director) and ICF International.

André J. Hawaux, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Dick’s Sporting Good


Mr. Hawaux served as Executive Vice President, Finance, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods, from June 2013 to August 2017, when he retired. Prior to that time, he served as President of the Consumer Foods business of ConAgra Foods, Inc. from 2009 until May 2013. He joined ConAgra Foods as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006, and prior to ConAgra Foods, he served as General Manager of a large U.S. division of PepsiAmericas. Mr. Hawaux also previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Pepsi-Cola North America and Pepsi International’s China business unit.

J. Phillip Holloman, Former President and COO, Cintas Corporation


Mr. Holloman is the former President and COO of Cintas Corporation, a leading supplier of corporate identity uniform programs and related business services. During his 22-year career with the company, he was Vice President of Engineering and Construction, Distribution and Production Planning, and Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain Management. Under his leadership as President & COO from 2008-2018, Holloman successfully guided Cintas through The Great Recession and was heavily involved with Cintas’ rebranding exercise, adopting more of a business-to-consumer mentality that included offering new products and services, in combination with entering new markets such as hospitality, gaming and health care.

Ryan Marshall, President and Chief Executive Officer of PulteGroup, Inc.


In September 2016, Ryan R. Marshall was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PulteGroup, Inc., among the nation’s most geographically and product-diverse homebuilders with operations in 26 states. The Company serves all major consumer groups through its family of national brands which include Pulte Homes, Centex, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods.

Having managed many of the Company’s largest operations during his tenure, Mr. Marshall has a deep understanding of the homebuilding business. Mr. Marshall most recently served as PulteGroup’s President with responsibility for the Company’s homebuilding operations and its marketing and strategy departments. Prior to being named President, Mr. Marshall was Executive Vice President of Homebuilding Operations.

Other previous roles included Area President for the Company’s Southeast Area, Area President for Florida, Division President in both South Florida and Orlando, and Area Vice President of Finance. In those roles, he has managed various financial and operating functions including financial reporting, land acquisition, and strategic market risk and opportunity analysis.

Mr. Marshall received a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from the University of Utah and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University.

John R. Peshkin, Founder and Managing Partner of Vanguard Land, LLC.


John R. Peshkin is Founder and Managing Partner at Vanguard Land, LLC, a private real estate investment group focused on the acquisition and development of residential and commercial properties throughout Florida. He was previously the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Land Ventures, an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group Global, a real estate private equity firm. Mr. Peshkin spent 24 years with Taylor Woodrow plc, serving as its North American CEO and President from 2000 to 2006. Under his leadership, Taylor Woodrow expanded into a more than $2 billion enterprise and was recognized as the inaugural homebuilder inducted into Builder Magazine's "Hall of Fame," cited for architectural excellence throughout North America.

Mr. Peshkin has served on the Boards of Directors of Standard Pacific, WCI Communities Inc., and Monarch Development Corporation. He received a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University and is a licensed contractor and real estate broker in Florida.

Scott F. Powers, Corporate Director at Sun Life Financial & Former President and Chief Executive Officer of State Street Global Advisors


Scott F. Powers is a financial services executive with deep experience in asset management. He held leadership positions at State Street Corporation from 2008 to 2015, most recently as Executive Vice President of State Street Corp. and President and Chief Executive Officer of State Street Global Advisors. In these roles, and as a member of the State Street Management Committee, he executed growth strategies, managed operations for all aspects of the business, and led efforts in risk and crisis management.

He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual USA and Old Mutual Asset Management from 2001 to 2008. He also held executive roles at Mellon Financial Corporation and Boston Company Asset Management.

Mr. Powers is a member of the Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial, Inc., where he serves on the Governance, Nomination & Investment Committee and the Management Resources Committee. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College.

Lila Snyder, CEO of Bose Corporation


Lila Snyder is CEO of Bose Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of premium audio products for use across a spectrum of professional and personal applications. The company’s primary vision is about inventing new technologies that truly benefit people, and creating a culture where innovation and teamwork are valued above all else. Prior to being named CEO, Ms. Snyder was Executive Vice President and President of Commerce Services for Pitney Bowes, Inc., where she led their fastest growing business, helping clients navigate the complexities of global ecommerce through a host of fulfillment, shipping, delivery, returns and cross-border e-commerce solutions. Before joining Pitney Bowes, Ms. Snyder had a distinctive 15-year career at McKinsey & Co., making partner after six years and working with a variety of industries in the technology, media and communications sectors.

Ms. Snyder holds S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Miami.