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Randy J. Snyder
Randy J. Snyder served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from 1977 to December 2014. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2006.

Dayne A. Baird
Dayne A. Baird has been a member of our board of directors since 2010. Mr. Baird is a Principal at Carlyle where he focuses on U.S. buyout opportunities in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. Mr. Baird has been with Carlyle since 2003. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Baird worked in the mergers and acquisitions and global industrial groups of Lehman Brothers from 2000 to 2003, where he focused on transactions in the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors. Mr. Baird currently serves on the board of directors of Novetta Solutions, LLC.

Thomas M. Bancroft III
Thomas M. Bancroft III was appointed to our board of directors in February 2015. Mr. Bancroft is currently the managing member, portfolio manager and chief investment officer at Makaira Partners, LLC, an investment management firm that he founded in 2007. Mr. Bancroft previously served as a senior managing director and portfolio manager at Plaza Investment Managers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary and the internal investment division of GEICO, one of the largest auto insurance companies in the United States. GEICO is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Mr. Bancroft began his career as a staff writer and reporter for Financial World and Forbes, respectively.

Paul E. Fulchino
Paul E. Fulchino has been a member of our board of directors since 2008. From 2000 until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Fulchino served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviall, Inc., which became a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company on September 20, 2006. Mr. Fulchino had previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of BE Aerospace, Inc. from 1996 to 1999 and President and Vice Chairman of Mercer Management Consulting, Inc. from 1990 to 1996. He currently serves on the board of directors of Spirit Aerosystems, Inc., where he is a member of the Compensation Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

Jay  L. Haberland
Jay L. Haberland has been a member of our board of directors since 2011. Mr. Haberland retired from United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in 2008, where he worked for 14 years, most recently as Vice President of Business Controls. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a multi-billion dollar, wholly-owned subsidiary of UTC. He also served as Vice President and Controller, Acting CFO, and Director of Internal Audit during his tenure at UTC. Prior to UTC, Mr. Haberland held a variety of leadership positions at the Black & Decker Corporation. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston. Mr. Haberland serves on the boards of directors of Ducommun Incorporated and National Technical Systems. In addition to his board membership, he also serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee for each company’s board.

Scott E. Kuechle
Scott E. Kuechle has been a member of our board of directors since 2012. Mr. Kuechle previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Goodrich Corporation (Goodrich) from 2005 until his retirement in 2012. Prior to serving as Chief Financial Officer, he was Corporate Controller, Corporate Treasurer, and served in various other financial leadership roles during his 29-year tenure at Goodrich. Mr. Kuechle also serves on the boards of directors of Esterline Technologies Corporation, a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace and defense markets, where he is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee, and Kaman Corporation, a diversified company that conducts business in aerospace and industrial distribution, where is he Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee.

Adam J. Palmer
Adam J. Palmer has been a member of our board of directors since 2006. Mr. Palmer is a Managing Director of Carlyle and has been the Head of the Global Aerospace and Defense sector team since 2011. Mr. Palmer joined Carlyle in 1996 as a member of the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services sector team. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Palmer was with Lehman Brothers focusing on mergers, acquisitions and financings for defense electronics and information services companies. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Dynamic Precision Group, Global Jet Capital, Novetta Solutions, Sequa Corporation and Triumph Group, Inc. He previously served on the boards of directors of RPK Capital Management Group, LLC and Landmark Aviation.

Robert D. Paulson
Robert D. Paulson has been a member of our board of directors since 2006. Mr. Paulson has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Aerostar Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm, since he founded the firm in 1997. Prior to founding Aerostar Capital, Mr. Paulson retired from McKinsey & Company, Inc., an international management consulting firm, where he had served as the Los Angeles Office Manager from 1982 to 1989, led the Global Aerospace and Defense Practice from 1985 to 1997, and was twice elected to McKinsey's board of directors. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Ducommun, where he is the independent lead director and a member of the Compensation and the Corporate Governance and Nominating committees. He previously served on the board of directors of Nationwide Health Properties, Inc.

Jennifer M. Pollino
Jennifer M. Pollino was appointed to our board of directors in December 2014. Ms. Pollino has served as an executive coach and consultant at JMPollino, LLC since 2012. From 2005 to 2012, Ms. Pollino served as executive vice president – human resources and communications at Goodrich Corporation. Ms. Pollino also served in various general management and financial roles for several Goodrich manufacturing and service operating divisions between 1992 and 2005. Prior to joining Goodrich, Ms. Pollino served as a field accounting officer for the Resolution Trust Corporation and as a controller in the financial services industry. Ms. Pollino currently serves on the boards of directors of Crane Co., where she is a member of the Audit and Compensation committees, and Kaman Corporation, where she serves on the Personnel and Compensation Committee. She previously served on the board of the Society for Human Resources Management, where she was a member of the Audit Committee.

Todd Renehan

Todd Renehan was named Chief Executive Officer in April 2017. Previously, he had served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since 2014. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Renehan was President of Haas Group International, a global provider of chemical supply chain management solutions to the commercial aerospace, airline, military, energy and other markets, which the company acquired on February 28, 2014. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Haas Group International from 2010 to 2013. In 2010, Mr. Renehan served as Chief Commercial Officer for Damco, a division of Maersk, and from 1985 through 2009, he worked for Ryder, a global provider of transportation services, in multiple capacities, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Rental.


Norton A. Schwartz
General Norton A. Schwartz has served as a member of our board of directors since 2013. General Schwartz retired from the United States Air Force in 2012 after nearly 40 years of service. From 2008 to 2012, he was the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, serving as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of active duty, guard and reserve forces and civilian workforce serving in the United States and overseas. As Chief of Staff, General Schwartz was a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff providing military advice to the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the President. Prior to that, he served as Commander of the United States Transportation Command from 2005 to 2008 and Director for Operations and Director of the Joint Staff from 2002 to 2005. General Schwartz currently serves on the boards of directors of Aurora Flight Sciences; CAE, USA Inc.; Talon Aerolytics, Inc.; and the Air Force Association.