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Board of Directors

General Kevin P. Chilton, USAF (Ret.)

Director since 2018. Gen. Chilton has served as president of Chilton & Associates LLC, an aerospace, cyber and nuclear consulting company, since 2011, when he retired from the U.S. Air Force after over 34 years of service completing his career as the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, where he was responsible for the plans and operations for all U.S. forces conducting strategic nuclear deterrence, space and cyberspace operations. From 2006 to 2007, Gen. Chilton served as Commander of Air Force Space Command, where he was responsible for all Air Force space and nuclear ICBM programs. From 1998 to 2006, Gen. Chilton held a number of positions in the Department of Defense including: Commander of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing; Commander of the 8th Air Force; Deputy Director of Politico-Military Affairs, Asia-Pacific and Middle East; Deputy Director of Programs; and acting Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force. From 1987 to 1998, he served as a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”) Astronaut, participating in three space shuttle flights and as Deputy Program Manager for Operations for the International Space Station Program. Gen. Chilton is also a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science; a Columbia University Guggenheim Fellow with a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering; and a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force pilot training and test pilot schools. Gen. Chilton also was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Creighton University. Age 64.

Current and Former Public Company Directorships

  • CenturyLink, Inc. - Audit Committee, Risk & Security Committee (Chair)
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation - Audit Committee until 2017
  • Level 3 Communications, Inc. - Audit Committee, Classified Business and Security Committee (Chair) until 2017
  • Orbital ATK, Inc. - Audit Committee, Markets & Technology Committee until 2017
  • Orbital Sciences Corporation - Audit Committee, Markets & Technology until 2015

Other Service

  • Air Force Academy Falcon Foundation, Trustee
  • Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation, Trustee
  • Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions, Director - Compensation Committee (Chair)
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories Board of Governors, Member
  • Sandia National Laboratory Board of Managers, Member
  • Air Force Academy Association of Graduates, Former Director
  • The Aerospace Corporation, Former Director
  • Shafer Corporation, Former Director

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive career as a senior military officer with the United States Air Force and as a NASA Astronaut
  • Significant public company board experience

Thomas A. Corcoran

Director since 2008. Mr. Corcoran has been President of Corcoran Enterprises, LLC, a management consulting company, since 2001. He also served as Senior Advisor of The Carlyle Group, a private investment firm, from 2001 to 2017. Mr. Corcoran has held a number of senior executive positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Gemini Air Cargo, Inc. from 2001 to 2004; President and CEO of Allegheny Teledyne Incorporated from 1999 to 2000; and President and Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Electronic Systems and Space & Strategic Missiles sectors from 1993 to 1999. Mr. Corcoran was also elected a corporate officer and rose to the number two position in G.E. Aerospace as Vice President (“VP”) and General Manager of G.E. Aerospace Operations in 1990, after beginning his career with General Electric Company in 1967. Mr. Corcoran has been a director of numerous private and public companies. Age 74.

Current and Former Company Directorships

  • L3 Technologies, Inc. - Audit & Ethics Committee, Compensation Committee
  • ARINC, Inc. until 2013

Other Service

  • American Ireland Fund, Director
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Board of Trustees
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Trustee Emeritus

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Considerable industry knowledge gained from extensive experience as a senior executive in the aerospace industry
  • Significant public company board experience, including service as a director of a Fortune 500 company

Eileen Drake

Director since 2015. Ms. Drake has served as CEO and President of the Company since June 2015. Immediately prior to these roles, she served as the Company’s COO from March 2015 to June 2015. Before joining the Company, Ms. Drake held several senior positions with United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”), a multinational manufacturing conglomerate, from 2003 to 2015, including President of Pratt & Whitney AeroPower’s auxiliary power unit and small turbojet propulsion business from 2012 to 2015. From 1996 to 2003, Ms. Drake managed production operations at both the Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation where she was Ford’s product line manager for steering systems and plant manager of Visteon’s fuel system operation. Ms. Drake also served on active duty for seven years as a U.S. Army aviator and airfield commander of Davison Army Airfield in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. She is a distinguished military graduate of the U.S. Army Aviation Officer School and received a Master of Business Administration from Butler University and a Bachelor of Arts from The College of New Rochelle. She also holds commercial and private pilot licenses in both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Age 52.

Current and Former Public Company Directorships

  • Woodward, Inc.

Other Service

  • Aerospace Industries Association, Board of Governors - Executive Committee & Finance Committee

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Considerable aerospace and defense industry knowledge and operational expertise
  • Public company board experience

James R. Henderson

Director since 2008. Mr. Henderson has served as CEO of Armor Express, a private designer and manufacturer of body armor solutions, since 2018. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Henderson served as CEO of Steel Connect, Inc. (formerly known as ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc.) (“Steel Connect”), a private supply-chain management company. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Henderson served as Acting CEO of School Specialty, Inc., a company that provides education-related products, programs and services. Prior to these positions, Mr. Henderson served a number of roles with Steel Partners LLC, a subsidiary of Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (“SPLP”), and its affiliates from 1999 until 2011. Mr. Henderson’s positions included Managing Director and operating partner of Steel Partners LLC, and CEO, President and COO, and VP of Operations of SPLP’s predecessor entity, WebFinancial Corporation. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Henderson served as CEO of Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., the successor business to Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (“Point Blank”), where he had previously served as CEO. On April 14, 2010, Point Blank and certain of its subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Chapter 11 petitions are being jointly administered under the caption “In re Point Blank Solutions, Inc., et. al.” Case No. 10-11255, which case is ongoing. Age 61.

Current and Former Public Company Directorships

  • School Specialty, Inc., until 2018
  • Aviat Networks Inc., until 2016
  • RELM Wireless Corporation (n/k/a BK Technologies, Inc.), until 2015 (Chairman)
  • DGT Holdings Corp., until 2011
  • Point Blank Solutions, Inc. until 2011 (Chairman)
  • SL Industries, Inc., until 2010

Other Service

  • Armor Express, Director
  • Easton Development Company, LLC (Company subsidiary), Manager of the Board of Managers

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive business experience advising and managing public companies
  • Significant public company board experience

Warren G. Lichtenstein

Director since 2008. Mr. Lichtenstein has served as the Company’s Executive Chairman since 2016, and previously served as the Chairman of the Board from 2013 to 2016. He has served on the boards of more than twenty public companies in his career and held a number of chairman or executive chairman titles. Mr. Lichtenstein has served as the interim CEO of Steel Connect (formerly known as ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc.) since December 2018 and previously from March 2016 until June 2016. Mr. Lichtenstein also served as Chairman of the Board of Steel Connect from March 2013 until June 2016, at which time he was appointed Executive Chairman. Mr. Lichtenstein served as Chairman and CEO of Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc., the general partner of SPLP, from 2009 to 2013, and has served as its Executive Chairman since February 2013. Mr. Lichtenstein is the founder of Steel Partners and has been associated with SPLP and its predecessors and affiliates since 1990. Age 53.

Current and Former Public Company Directorships

  • Steel Connect, Inc., Executive Chairman and Interim CEO
  • Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc., Executive Chairman
  • Steel Excel Inc. (a subsidiary of SPLP), Chairman (went private in 2017)
  • Handy & Harman Ltd. (a subsidiary of SPLP) (went private in 2017)
  • SL Industries, Inc., Director (acquired by SPLP in 2016)

Other Service

  • Steel Partners Foundation, Director
  • Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, Director

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive business experience in corporate finance, managing private investment funds and advising a diverse group of public companies
  • Significant public company board experience
  • Significant operation experience in manufacturing, space, defense, banking and steel business systems

General Lance W. Lord, USAF (Ret.)

Director since 2015. Since retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 2006 after 37 years of military service, Gen. Lord has been a Senior Associate of The Four Star Group, LLC, a private aerospace and defense advisory and consulting group, since 2008, and a Senior Associate of HF GlobalNET, LLC, a private communication network company, since 2014. In 2010, Gen. Lord founded L2 Aerospace, LLC, an innovative company to shape and influence the business competition in the dynamic and emerging commercial, civil and defense aerospace markets. While in the military, Gen. Lord held a number of significant posts, including Commander, Air Force Space Command, from 2002 to 2006, during which time he was responsible for the development, acquisition and operation of Air Force space and missile weapon systems. In that position, he led more than 39,700 personnel who provided space and intercontinental ballistic missile combat capabilities to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command. Gen. Lord also received several prestigious military decorations in his career, including the Distinguished Service Medal and Legion of Merit. He is also the 2014 recipient of the American Astronautical Society’s Military Astronautics Award. Age 72.

Current and Former Public Company Directorships

  • Frequency Electronics Corporation - Audit Committee, Compensation Committee

Other Service

  • L2 Aerospace, LLC, Executive Chairman
  • Association of Air Force Missileers, President
  • Von’s Vision, Executive Board Member
  • Iridium Corporation, Government Advisory Board Member
  • Challenger Learning Center, Emeritus Member of Board of Advisors
  • Falcon Foundation, Trustee
  • Sletten Construction Company, Director
  • Marotta Controls Corporation, Director
  • Boneal Company, Director
  • Measured Risk, LLC, Director
  • USO Colorado Springs, Board of Advisors Former Chairman

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive career as a senior military officer with the United States Air Force
  • Significant public company board experience

Martin Turchin

Director since 2008. Mr. Turchin has been a non-executive Vice Chairman of CBRE Group, Inc. (“CBRE”), the world’s largest real estate services company, since 2003. Prior to this role, Mr. Turchin held senior positions with numerous real estate firms, serving as a Vice Chairman of a subsidiary of Insignia Financial Group from 1996 to 2003; a principal and Vice Chairman of Edward S. Gordon Company from 1985 to 1996, and in various positions with Kenneth E. Laub & Company, Inc., a real estate company where he was involved in real estate acquisition, financing, leasing and consulting, from 1971 to 1985. Mr. Turchin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from City College of the University of New York and a Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s Law School. Age 77.

Current and Former Public Company Directorships

  • Boston Properties, Inc. - Audit Committee

Other Service

  • Eastern Development Company, LLC (a Company subsidiary), Manager of the Board of Managers
  • Turchin Family Charitable Foundation, Trustee

Attributes, Skills and Qualifications

  • Extensive experience and expertise in the real estate industry
  • Significant public company board experience