Director and Chair of Compensation Committee
John R. McKernan, Jr. served as a member of the board of directors from August 2010 through June 2012 and rejoined the board in September 2012. Mr. McKernan is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McKernan Enterprises, Inc., in Portland, Maine, and a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he also served as its Foundation President from October 2013 to February 2015. He is also currently a director of BorgWarner Inc. and Management and Training Corporation. Mr. McKernan is the former Chairman of Education Management Corporation, a provider of post-secondary education in North America, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from September 2003 until February 2007 and as a director until 2015. Mr. McKernan is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges, a director of The American Action Forum and Achieve, and served as Governor of the State of Maine from 1987 to 1995. Mr. McKernan brings to the Board superior leadership capabilities, knowledge of the legal and legislative processes, and significant prior experience as a director.