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Marvin R. Ellison
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Committees:
Member of Audit and Finance
Member of Governance, Safety, and Public Policy

Mr. Ellison serves as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., a home improvement retailer. He has served as Chairman since June 2021 and President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2018. Mr. Ellison served as Chairman of J. C. Penney Company, Inc., an apparel and home furnishings retailer, from August 2016 until May 2018, and Chief Executive Officer from August 2015 through May 2018. He served as President and CEO-Designee of J. C. Penney from November 2014 through July 2015. From August 2008 through October 2014, Mr. Ellison served as Executive Vice President – U.S. Stores of The Home Depot, Inc., a home improvement specialty retailer. From June 2002 to August 2008, he served in a variety of operational roles at The Home Depot, including as President – Northern Division and as Senior Vice President – Global Logistics. Prior to joining The Home Depot, Mr. Ellison spent 15 years at Target Corporation in a variety of operational roles. He is a former director of J. C. Penney Company, Inc., and H&R Block, Inc.

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Stephen E. Gorman
Former Chief Executive Officer
Air Methods Corporation

Committees:
Member of Cyber and Technology Oversight
Member of Governance, Safety, and Public Policy

Mr. Gorman is the former Chief Executive Officer of Air Methods Corporation, a leading domestic provider in the air medical market, a position he held from August 2018 until his retirement in January 2020. Prior to that, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Borden Dairy Company, a fresh milk and value-added dairy processor and distributor, from 2014 until July 2017. Prior to joining Borden Dairy, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc. from 2008 to 2014 and Executive Vice President – Operations of Delta Airlines from 2007 to 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Gorman served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Greyhound Lines, Inc. from 2003 to 2007; the Executive Vice President, Operations Support and President, North America for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. from 2001 to 2003; and Executive Vice President – Flight Operations & Technical Operations for Northwest Airlines Corp. in 2001. He previously served as a director of Greyhound Lines, Inc., Rohn Industries, Inc., Timco Aviation Services, Inc., and Pinnacle Airlines Corporation.

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Susan Patricia Griffith
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Progressive Corporation

Committees:
Member of Compensation and Human Resources
Member of Governance, Safety, and Public Policy

Ms. Griffith currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Progressive Corporation, a leading property and casualty insurance company, positions she has held since July 2016. Prior to being named President and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Griffith served as Progressive's Personal Lines Chief Operating Officer from April 2015 through June 2016 and Vice President from May 2015 through June 2016. She joined Progressive as a claims representative in 1988 and has served in many key leadership positions during her tenure. Ms. Griffith held several managerial positions in the Claims division before being named Chief Human Resources Officer in 2002. In 2008, she returned to the Claims division as the group president, and prior to being named Personal Lines Chief Operating Officer, she was President of Customer Operations from April 2014 to March 2015. Ms. Griffith was named one of FORTUNE magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Business” in 2016 and 2017. She is currently a director of The Progressive Corporation, and she is a former director of The Children’s Place, Inc.

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Kimberly A. Jabal
Former Chief Financial Officer
Unity Technologies

Committees:
Member of Audit and Finance
Member of Cyber and Technology Oversight

Ms. Jabal is the former Chief Financial Officer of Unity Technologies, a creator of real-time 3D development platforms, serving as Chief Financial Officer from March 2019 through May 2021. Prior to joining Unity Technologies in March 2019, Ms. Jabal was the Chief Financial Officer of Weebly, a small business software company, from November 2015 through December 2018. Prior to joining Weebly in November 2015, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Path, Inc. and as Vice President of Finance at Lytro, Inc., both early-stage technology companies. She served in various capacities at Google from 2003 to 2011, including as director of engineering finance, director of investor relations and director of online sales finance. Prior to Google, Ms. Jabal spent two years at Goldman Sachs in technology investment banking and eight years with Accenture working in information technology. She is a former director of SVB Financial Group.

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Amy Lane
Former Managing Director and Group Leader
Global Retailing Investment Banking Group
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.

Committees:
Member of Audit and Finance
Member of Compensation and Human Resources

Ms. Lane currently serves as a director of NextEra Energy, Inc. and TJX Companies Inc. Ms. Lane was a Managing Director and Group Leader of the Global Retailing Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., from 1997 until her retirement in 2002. Lane previously served as a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers, Inc., where she founded and led the retail industry investment banking unit. She also served on the Board of Urban Edge Properties from 2015 until 2022 and GNC Holdings, Inc. from 2011 until 2020.

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R. Brad Martin
Chairman
RBM Ventures

Committees:
Chair of Audit and Finance
Vice Chairman of the Board

Mr. Martin is Chairman of RBM Ventures, a private investment company, a position he has held since 2007. He serves as a director of Westrock Coffee Company. Mr. Martin was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, a position he held from October 2015 to February 2021. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saks Incorporated from 1989 to 2006 and remained Chairman until his retirement in 2007. He is the former Interim President of the University of Memphis, a position he held from July 2013 until May 2014. He was previously a director of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, First Horizon National Corporation, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Dillard's, Inc., Gaylord Entertainment Company, lululemon athletica inc., and Ruby Tuesday, Inc.

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Nancy A. Norton
Retired Vice Admiral
U.S. Navy

Committees:
Member of Compensation and Human Resources
Member of Cyber and Technology Oversight

Vice Admiral Norton is the retired Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a U.S. Department of Defense combat support agency, and commander, Joint Force Headquarters Department of Defense Information Network, positions she held from February 2018 through February 2021 after serving as Vice Director of DISA from August 2017 through February 2018. Vice Admiral Norton served over 34 years of active duty service as an officer in the U.S. Navy. She served as the director, Command, Control, Communications and Cyber Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command; director of Warfare Integration for Information Warfare; and held commands and posts in multiple international locations. She is the recipient of numerous personal and campaign awards, including the National Security Agency’s Frank B. Rowlett Award for individual achievement in information security.

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Fred Perpall
Chief Executive Officer
The Beck Group

Committees:
Member of Audit and Finance
Member of Governance, Safety, and Public Policy

Mr. Perpall currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of The Beck Group, one of the world’s largest integrated design-build firms, a position he has held since 2013. Mr. Perpall leads the firm’s domestic and international design, planning, and construction business. He serves as a director of Starwood Property Trust, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Councilors for The Carter Center and is a member of the United States Golf Association Executive Committee. Mr. Perpall has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a member of the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows, an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program, and a former Americas Fellow at The Baker Institute at Rice University.

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Joshua Cooper Ramo
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sornay, LLC

Committees:
Chair of Cyber and Technology Oversight

Mr. Ramo is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sornay, LLC, a strategic advisory firm, a position he has held since January 2021. He previously served as Vice Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer, of Kissinger Associates, Inc., a strategic advisory firm, from 2011 through 2020 (he was Vice Chairman since 2011 and Co-Chief Executive Officer since 2015). He served as Managing Director of Kissinger Associates from 2006 to 2011. Prior to joining Kissinger Associates, he was Managing Partner of JL Thornton & Co., LLC, a consulting firm. Before that, he worked as a journalist and served as Senior Editor, Foreign Editor and then Assistant Managing Editor of TIME Magazine from 1995 to 2003. He is currently a director of Starbucks Corporation.

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Susan C. Schwab
Professor Emerita
University of Maryland
School of Public Policy

Committees:
Member of Compensation and Human Resources
Member of Cyber and Technology Oversight

Ambassador Schwab is currently Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, a position she has held since June 2020. Prior to being named Professor Emerita, Ambassador Schwab was a Professor from January 2009 to May 2020. She has also served as a strategic advisor to Mayer Brown LLP, a law firm, since March 2010. She served as U.S. Trade Representative from 2006 to January 2009 and as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative from 2005 to 2006. She was Vice Chancellor of the University System of Maryland and President and Chief Executive Officer of the University System of Maryland Foundation from 2004 to 2005. She was Dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Policy from 1995 to 2003. She was Director of Corporate Business Development of Motorola, Inc., an electronics manufacturer, from 1993 to 1995. She was Assistant Secretary of Commerce for the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service from 1989 to 1993. She is currently a director of Caterpillar Inc. and Marriott International, Inc., and is the Chair of the Board of the National Foreign Trade Council. She was previously a director of The Boeing Company.

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Frederick W. Smith
Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board
FedEx Corporation

Mr. Smith is the company’s founder and has been Executive Chairman of FedEx Corporation since June 1, 2022 and Chairman of the Board since 1998. Mr. Smith was Chief Executive Officer of FedEx from 1998 through May 2022 and President of FedEx from 1998 through January 2017. He was Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Express from 1983 to 1998, Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Express from 1977 to 1998, and President of FedEx Express from 1971 to 1975.

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David P. Steiner
Former Chief Executive Officer
Waste Management, Inc.

Committees:
Chair of Governance, Safety, and Public Policy
Lead Independent Director

Mr. Steiner is the former Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management, Inc., a provider of integrated waste management services, serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2004 through October 2016. He was President of Waste Management, Inc. from 2010 through July 2016, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2004, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2001 to 2003, and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel from 2000 to 2001. He was a partner at Phelps Dunbar L.L.P., a law firm, from 1990 to 2000. Mr. Steiner is currently a director of Vulcan Materials Company and was previously a director of TE Connectivity Ltd. and Waste Management, Inc.

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Rajesh Subramaniam
President and Chief Executive Officer
FedEx Corporation

Mr. Subramaniam serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporation, a position he has held since June 2022. In this position, Mr. Subramaniam provides strategic direction for the FedEx portfolio of operating companies. He is also a member of the company’s five-person Executive Committee.

During his more than 30-year tenure with FedEx, Mr. Subramaniam has served in a multitude of leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company, and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of FedEx Corporation.

Mr. Subramaniam also serves on the Board of Directors for First Horizon Corporation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s China Center Advisory Board, FIRST, U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum and the U.S.-China Business Council.

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Jim Vena
Former Chief Operating Officer
Union Pacific Corporation

Committees:
Member of Audit and Finance
Member of Governance, Safety, and Public Policy

Mr. Vena has over 40 years of railroad experience, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer of Union Pacific Corporation (“Union Pacific”) from January 2019 to December 2020, and then as a Senior Advisor to the Chairman at Union Pacific. Prior to joining Union Pacific, Vena spent 40 years at Canadian National Railway Company, including serving as Chief Operating Officer and holding various senior roles across marketing, sales, operations, and engineering.

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Paul S. Walsh
Executive Chairman
McLaren Group Limited

Committees:
Chair of Compensation and Human Resources

Mr. Walsh is Executive Chairman of the Board of McLaren Group Limited, a luxury automotive, motorsport, and technology company, a position he has held since January 2020. He also currently serves as an advisor for L.E.K. Consulting, a global strategy consulting firm, and TPG Capital LLP, a private investment firm. Mr. Walsh formerly served as Operating Partner at Bespoke Capital Partners, LLC, an investment company, and Executive Chairman of Bespoke Capital Acquisitions Corp., in each case from August 2016 until June 2021, and he served as Chairman of the Board of Compass Group PLC, a food service and support services company, from February 2014 to December 2020. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Diageo plc, a beverage company, from 2000 to June 2013 and then served as an advisor to the company from July 2013 through 2014. Mr. Walsh also is a director of Chime Communications Limited, where he serves as Chairman of the Board, McDonald’s Corporation, and Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. He has been a member of the U.K. Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group since July 2015 and has been a Business Ambassador on the U.K. government’s Business Ambassador Network since his appointment in August 2012. Mr. Walsh was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Pillsbury Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Diageo plc, from 1996 to 2000, and Chief Executive Officer of The Pillsbury Company from 1992 to 1996. He was previously a director of Avanti Communications Group PLC, Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp., Centrica plc, Compass Group PLC, Diageo plc, HSBC Holdings plc, Ontex Group NV, Pace Holdings Corp., RM2 International S.A., TPG Pace Holdings Corp., and Unilever PLC.