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Larry G. Gerdes

Larry Gerdes

Mr. Gerdes has served as our Lead Director since August 2017 and as a member of our board since 2007. He previously served as a director of CBOT since 2005. Mr. Gerdes has served as CEO of Pursuant Health (formerly SoloHealth), a private health-care company in Atlanta, since February 2014 and as its Executive Chairman of the Board since November 2013. He was initially appointed to the Board in 2007 and as the Chairman in 2012. He has also served as a general partner of Sand Hill Financial Company, a venture capital partnership, since 1983. Mr. Gerdes is also a general partner of Gerdes Huff Investments. Mr. Gerdes is a major shareholder and President of Friesland Farms, LLC. Mr. Gerdes formerly served as Chairman and CEO of Transcend Services, 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 member of the Dean's Advisory Council for The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and serves as trustee for Monmouth College.