Mr. First has served as the lead independent director of the Company since 2015. Mr. First is a Managing Director of Eos Management, L.P., an affiliate of Eos Capital Partners IV, L.P. and Eos Partners, L.P. (the “Eos Funds”), where he has been employed since March 1994. Mr. First was previously an investment banker with Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated from August 1991 until March 1994. Mr. First is a director of several privately owned companies, and he also has also been a director of Addus HomeCare, Inc. since 2009. We believe Mr. First’s qualifications to serve as a director of our Company include his experience in business, corporate strategy and investment matters. Mr. First holds a Bachelor of Science from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.