Mr. Gerdes has served as a member of our board since 2007 and served as our Lead Director from August 2017 to May 2020.
Mr. Gerdes has served as a member of our board since 2007 and served as our Lead Director from August 2017 to May 2020. Mr. Gerdes has served as CEO of Pursuant Health (fka SoloHealth), a private health-care company in Atlanta since February 2014, as its Executive Chairman of the board since November 2013, as its Chairman since 2012 and as a board member since 2007. Mr. Gerdes is also a general partner of Gerdes Huff Investments. Mr. Gerdes served as a general partner of Sand Hill Financial Company, a venture capital partnership, from1983 to January, 2019. Mr. Gerdes formerly served as Chairman and CEO of Transcend Services, Inc., concluding with the sale of that company in April 2012, and as a director of Access Plans, Inc. from 2001 until its sale in June 2012. Mr. Gerdes is a major shareholder and President of Friesland Farms, LLC. Mr. Gerdes is an Ambassador at The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, a Director Emeritus at Monmouth College, and serves on the board of Citizens First State Bank. .Mr. Gerdes is also a director and part owner of Walnut Custom Components. Mr. Gerdes previously served on the board of CBOT Holdings, Inc. until our merger in 2007.