|Alan B. Levine|
Alan B. Levine has served on the Board since August 2011. He currently serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance, Compensation and Retirement Plan Committees, and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Levine served as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Virtual Access Networks, Inc. from 2001 to 2002 and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Marathon Technologies Corporation from 1998 to 2001. He was also a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair of MCK Communications before the company’s merger in November 2003. Prior to this, Mr. Levine was with Ernst & Young LLP from 1974 to 1998, and was a Partner from 1986 to 1998, where he established and directed an Entrepreneurial Services practice. From January 2007 until July 2011, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Graduate Management Admissions Council. He is a former Director and Audit Committee Chair of Nextera Enterprises Inc. Mr. Levine brings to the Board extensive demonstrated expert knowledge and experience in accounting and finance from his Master of Accounting degree and as a former partner with Ernst & Young LLP and former certified public accountant, as well as a former chief financial officer. This knowledge and experience gives Mr. Levine a perspective and depth of business, accounting and financial expertise such that he is able to provide the Board with an understanding of the technical issues management confronts and to serve as a resource for management. Mr. Levine serves on the boards of RBC Bearings Incorporated, a manufacturer of bearings, and Dynasil Corporation of America, a company that specializes in the development and manufacture of detection, sensing and analysis technology, precision instruments and optical components.