Board of Directors

Anthony J. Carbone

Retired Vice Chairman of the Board and Senior Consultant, The Dow Chemical Company. Mr. Carbone has been a Director of our Company since 2001 and is our Lead Independent Director and a member of the Executive Committee. He served as our Non-Executive Chairman from August 2014 to November 2015 and he served as our Lead Independent Director from November 2012 until August 2014 when he began service as our Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Carbone served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Dow Chemical Company (chemical, plastic and agricultural products) from February 2000 to October 2005 and Senior Consultant of Dow from November 2000 to October 2005. He served as Executive Vice President of Dow from November 1996 to November 2000. He is a former member of the American Chemical Society and former Board Member and Chairman of the American Chemical Society and former Board Member and Chairman of the American Plastics Council and the Society of Plastics Industries. Mr. Carbone has served on the Advisory Council of the Heritage Foundation.

Chris A. Davis
Former General Partner, Forstmann Little & Co. Ms. Davis has been a Director of our company since 2002 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Executive Committee and the Corporate Strategy and Finance Committee. She served as a General Partner with Forstmann Little & Co. (private equity firm) from October 2005 to July 2012 after having served them as a Special Limited Partner since August 2001. She served as Chairman of McLeodUSA Incorporated (telecommunications) from August 2005 to January 2006, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McLeodUSA from April 2002 to August 2005 and Chief Operating and Financial Officer of McLeodUSA from August 2001 to April 2002. She served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of ONI Systems (telecommunications) from May 2000 to August 2001. She served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (business aircraft) from July 1993 to April 2000. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of Cytec Industries, Inc., Aviall, Inc., IMG Worldwide, 24 Hour Fitness, ENK International and Wolverine Tube, Inc.

Ralph E. Eberhart
Chairman and President, Armed Forces Benefit Association. General Eberhart has been a Director of our company since 2007 and is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Technology and Cybersecurity Committee. He has been President of the Armed Forces Benefit Association since 2005 and Chairman and President since February 2009. He served as Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command from October 2002 to January 2005. His active military career spanned 36 years. He is a member of the Board of Directors of VSE Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., and Triumph Group, Inc., and he is a Director of several private companies.

John A. Edwardson
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CDW Corporation. Mr. Edwardson has been a Director of our company since 2012 and is the Chairman of the Corporate Strategy and Finance Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Executive Committee. Mr. Edwardson was Chairman of the Board of Directors of CDW Corporation (provider of technology solutions) from 2001 to December 2012 and from 2001 to 2011 he also served as CDW's Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining CDW, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Burns International Services Corporation (security company) from 1999 to 2000 and as a Director (1994–1998), President (1994–1998) and Chief Operating Officer (1995–1998) of UAL Corporation and United Airlines (passenger airline). Prior to UAL Corporation and United Airlines, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ameritech Corporation (telecommunications). He is currently on the Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation, Chubb Corporation (formerly known as Ace Limited), The University of Chicago and is a member of the board of other professional and civic organizations.

Richard G. Hamermesh
Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School. Dr. Hamermesh has been a Director of our Company since April 2017. Previously, he served as a Director of B/E Aerospace from July 1987 until April 2017 (when Rockwell Collins acquired B/E Aerospace). Dr. Hamermesh is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Business School, where he was formerly the MBA Class of 1961, Professor of Management Practice from 2002 to 2015. From 1987 to 2001, he was a co-founder and a Managing Partner of The Center for Executive Development, an executive education and development consulting firm. From 1976 to 1987, Dr. Hamermesh was a member of the faculty of Harvard Business School. He is also an active investor and entrepreneur, having participated as a principal, director and investor in the founding and early stages of more than 15 organizations. Dr. Hamermesh is a member of the Board of Directors of SmartCloud (industrial artificial intelligence).

David Lilley
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cytec Industries Inc. Mr. Lilley has been a Director of our company since 2008 and is a member of the Audit Committee, the Board Nominating and Governance Committee and the Corporate Strategy and Finance Committee. He served as Chairman of Cytec Industries (specialty chemicals and materials) from January 1999 to December 2008, Chief Executive Officer of Cytec Industries from May 1998 to December 2009, and Non-Executive Director of Cytec Industries from January 2009 through April 2009. He was President of Cytec Industries from January 1997 through June 2008. From 1994 until January 1997, he was a Vice President of American Home Products Corporation, responsible for its Global Medical Device business. Prior to that he was a Vice President and a member of the Executive Committee of American Cyanamid Company (medical and agricultural products). Mr. Lilley is also a Director of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. and Andeavor (formerly known as Tesoro Corporation) and a former Director of Arch Chemicals, Inc.

Robert K. (Kelly) Ortberg
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Ortberg has been a Director since 2013 and along with being the Chairman of the Board, he is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee. He has been our Chief Executive Officer since August 2013 and has served as our President since 2012. He served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Government Systems from February 2010 to September 2012 and as our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Systems from October 2006 to February 2010. He served as a Director of Bucyrus International, Inc. from July 2008 to July 2011. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association, is a member of The Business Council and he serves on the Board of Directors of FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the Hawkeye Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He also serves on the University of Iowa Engineering Advisory Board and on the Board of Trustees of the United Way of East Central Iowa.

Andrew J. Policano 
Professor Emeritus and former Dean, the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California-Irvine.  Dr. Policano has been a Director of our Company since 2006 and is the Chairman of the Board Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.  Dr. Policano was the Dean of the Paul Merage School of Business from August 2004 through July 2013 and is currently Professor Emeritus, Dean’s Leadership Circle Endowed Chair, Economics/Public Policy.  Prior thereto, he served on the faculty and as Dean at the School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Dr. Policano is a Trustee of Payden & Rygel (investment Manager) and a former director of Badger Meter, Inc. and Physicians Insurance Company of Wisconsin.  He is a member of the board of other professional and civic organizations.

Cheryl L. Shavers 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Global Smarts, Inc. Dr. Shavers has been a Director of our company since 2002 and is Chairman of the Technology and Cybersecurity Committee and a member of the Board Nominating and Governance Committee. Dr. Shavers has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Smarts, Inc. (business advisory services) since February 2001. Dr. Shavers served on the Board of Directors of Mentor Graphics Corporation from June 2016 until it was purchased by Siemans AG in April 2017. She served on the Advisory Board for E.W. Scripps Company, and as Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology for the United States Department of Commerce from November 1999 to February 2001 after having served as its Under Secretary Designate from April 1999 to November 1999. She served as Sector Manager, Microprocessor Products Group for Intel Corporation prior to April 1999. She served as Non-Executive Chairman of BitArts Ltd. from 2001 to December 2003 and served as director of ATMI, Inc. from 2006 to 2014. She is currently on the Board of Knowles Corporation (supplier of micro-acoustic, audio processing and precision device solutions).

Jeffrey L. Turner
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Mr. Turner has been a Director of our company since 2011 and is a member of the Compensation Committee, the Technology and Cybersecurity Committee and the Corporate Strategy and Finance Committee. Mr. Turner was a director of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (commercial aerospace assemblies and components) from November 2006 to April 2014, and served as its President and Chief Executive officer from June 2005 to April 2013; he also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Mr. Turner joined The Boeing Company (aerospace and defense) in 1973, and was appointed as Vice President/General Manager of Boeing Wichita Division in November 1995. Prior to his appointment as Vice President/General Manager of Boeing Wichita Division, Mr. Turner held various management positions in systems development, quality, production, services and finance in Boeing Computer Services, Boeing Military Airplane Company and Boeing Commercial Airplane Company. Mr. Turner currently serves on the Board of Directors of INTRUST Financial Corporation and is a partner in the privately held Turner Nichols Williams Group and several private companies.