Leroy T. Barnes Jr. was Vice President and Treasurer of PG&E Corp. prior to his retirement in 2005. From 2001 to 2005, he oversaw all PG&E Corp. financing, financial planning, risk management, cash management and pension fund operations.
Prior to 2001, Mr. Barnes was Vice President and Treasurer of Gap, Inc., the clothing retailer, responsible for the company's financing, cash management, international finance, investor relations and risk management.
Before joining Gap, Inc., Mr. Barnes held executive positions at Pacific Telesis Group/SBC Communications, including Assistant Treasurer, Division General Manager, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PacTel Corporation.
Mr. Barnes earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of The McClatchy Company and three investment companies affiliated with Principal Funds, Inc.
Peter C.B. Bynoe is a Managing Director of Equity Group Investments, a private investment fund. Before this, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Rewards Network, Inc., a merchant cash advance and marketing services company, and in multiple capacities, including as a partner, with Loop Capital Markets LLP, an investment bank. Mr. Bynoe was associated with the international law firm DLA Piper US LLP from March 1995 to December 2016. He is Chairman of Telemat Ltd., a business consulting firm he founded in 1982.
Mr. Bynoe received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College, a master's from Harvard Business School, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.
Mr. Bynoe is a Director of the Covanta Holding Corporation and Real Industry, Inc.
Diana S. Ferguson has been Principal of Scarlett Investments, LLC, a firm that invests in and advises middle market businesses, since August 2013. She also served as Chief Financial Officer of the Chicago Board of Education (February 2010 to May 2011) and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Folgers Coffee Company, a maker of coffee products (April 2008 to November 2008) until Folgers was sold in 2008. Prior to joining Folgers, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Merisant Worldwide, Inc. Ms. Ferguson also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sara Lee Foodservice, a division of Sara Lee Corporation and in a number of leadership positions at Sara Lee Corporation including Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, as well as Treasurer.
Ms. Ferguson holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University.
Edward Fraioli has been a business consultant since he retired from Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm, in July 2010. He had been a partner since 1983. During his tenure, he served as Professional Practice Director for its Private Equity practice. Before that, Mr. Fraioli served as Ernst & Young's Global Vice Chairman for Independence Matters within Global Quality and Risk Management and as lead audit partner on a number of public and global companies.
Mr. Fraioli received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Daniel J. McCarthy became President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Communications in April 2015. He was elected to the Frontier Board of Directors in May 2014. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, he held other positions of increasing responsibility at the Company, including President and Chief Operating Officer (April 2012 to April 2015), Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (January 2006 to April 2012) and Senior Vice President, Field Operations (December 2004 to December 2005).
He earned a Bachelor's degree from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.
Mr. McCarthy serves as a Trustee of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. and of Foundations in Education for the Diocese of Bridgeport, Conn. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Western Connecticut Health Network, the Board of Directors of the Business Council of Fairfield County, and a member of the Business Roundtable.
Mr. McCarthy is a member of the Board of Directors of Constellation Brands, Inc.
Pamela D. A. Reeve was President and Chief Executive Officer, a director, and held various executive positions at Lightbridge, Inc., a global provider of mobile business software and technology solutions. Prior to joining Lightbridge, Ms. Reeve spent 11 years as a consultant and in a series of executive positions at the Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Ms. Reeve received a B.A. from the University of Georgia and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
She is member of the Board of Directors of Sonus Networks, Inc. and American Tower Corporation.
Virginia P. Ruesterholz had a 28-year career with Verizon Communications. She retired as Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications in 2012. While at Verizon, she held various executive positions, including President of Verizon Services Operations, President of Verizon Telecom, President of Verizon Partner Solutions, and President of Verizon Wholesale Markets.
A graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Ms. Ruesterholz earned a Master’s of Science degree in Telecommunications Management from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now the Polytechnic Institute of New York University). She received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and is Chairman of its Board of Trustees.
Ms. Ruesterholz is a member of the Board of Directors for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
Howard L. Schrott is a Principal in Schrott Consulting, a management consulting firm servicing broadcasting, telecommunications and technology companies. Prior to founding Schrott Consulting in 2006, he was Chief Financial Officer of the Liberty Corporation, a television broadcaster (2001-February 2006).
Prior to joining Liberty, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wink Communications (now a subsidiary of OpenTV Corp.), an interactive television company. For eight years he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Emmis Communications Corp., an owner and operator of radio and television stations and magazines.
Previously, Mr. Schrott was a Vice President in the media-lending group at First Union National Bank (now Wells Fargo). He practiced law in Washington, D.C., and Indianapolis, Indiana, specializing in matters before the Federal Communications Commission and media-related business issues.
He holds a B.S. from Butler University and a J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law.
Mr. Schrott serves as a Trustee of Butler University and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Larraine D. Segil is CEO of Larraine Segil Inc., consulting with companies on global strategy, management and alliances. Since 1991, she has been a senior research fellow at the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas, Austin. She is a 25-year member of the Board of Advisors of the Price Center for Entrepreneurship at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and an Adjunct Professor of the Southwestern School of Law and a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Segil presented a two-day Executive Education program on Strategic Alliances at Caltech for 24 years. She is partner emeritus at Vantage Partners, LLC., a strategic alliances and conflict resolution firm, where she was a partner and member of the Board. Ms. Segil was a partner/co-founder of The Lared Group, a consulting firm on strategic alliances, until its acquisition by Vantage Partners in 2003.
She serves on the International Advisory Board of APCO Worldwide, the Advisory Board of Kandela Inc., and the Board of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Southern California. Ms. Segil served on the World Health Organization Tropical Diseases SAAG in Geneva.
Ms. Segil is a member of The Committee of 200, an organization of the world’s most successful women CEOs, past Chair of the C200 Foundation, and past Vice Chair of the C200 Governing Board. She has published six books.
She received B.A. & B.A. Honors (master’s equivalent) from The University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, a J.D. from Southwestern School of Law, and an M.B.A. from the PKE Program of Pepperdine University, Los Angeles.
Mark Shapiro is Co-President of WME | IMG, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Producer of Dick Clark Productions, an independent producer of television programming (May 2010-2014). Previously, he served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Six Flags, Inc. (December 2005 until May 2010). Before this, Mr. Shapiro spent 12 years at ESPN, Inc. where he oversaw both production and programming.
Mr. Shapiro holds a B.A. from the University of Iowa.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Live Nation, Inc. and Papa John's International, Inc. and a Trustee of Equity Residential.
Myron A. (Mike) Wick III is currently a business consultant. Previously, he co-founded and was a managing director of the investment banking firm McGettigan & Wick, Co. (1988 to 2009), a principal of Proactive Partners, L.P., a merchant banking fund (1989 to 2010), and Director General of Hola Television Group, a private Spanish media company (September 2009 to January 2012). In addition, in 1989 he co-founded CTC Media (formerly StoryFirst Communications), which operates Russian television networks, and served as a director of CTC until 2006, when it was taken public.
Mr. Wick received a B.A. from Yale University and a master’s from Harvard Business School.