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Robert L. Metzger
Independent Director

Robert L. Metzger has served as a member of our Audit Committee and our Board since February 2016, as a member of our audit committee since February 2016 and as a Chairman of our audit committee since February 2017. Mr. Metzger served as a Partner at William Blair & Company from 2005-2015 after joining the firm in 1999. He served as the Head of the Technology and Financial Services Investment Banking Groups from 2011-2015 and 2007 – 2015, respectively. During his 15+ year career at William Blair, he completed in excess of 100 transactions and also acted as Chairman of the firm’s Audit Committee from 2013-2015. Prior to joining William Blair & Company, he worked from 1990-1994 at Price Waterhouse in Audit and Audit Advisory Services, in the Financial Institutions Group at A.T Kearney, Inc. from 1995-1997, and in the Investment Banking Division of ABN AMRO Incorporated from 1997-1999. Currently, Mr. Metzger is a faculty member at the University of Illinois where he is the Director of the Investment Banking Academy and College of Business Honors Programs. Mr. Metzger has served on the board of directors and as the chair of the audit committee of Millennium Trust since March, 2016. Mr. Metzger has also served on the board of directors and as the audit committee chair of USA Technologies since May, 2016. Mr. Metzger holds an MBA with concentrations in finance and strategy from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We believe Mr. Metzger possesses specific attributes that qualify him to serve as a member of our Board and Chairperson of our audit committee, including his significant experience as an investment banker and his financial and accounting expertise.