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      Our Leadership

      We believe that leadership is a team effort built upon mutual respect and fair treatment along with strong relationships developed through honesty and accountability. Everyone at Reliance has the opportunity to lead by example: showing respect in and taking responsibility for their actions, inspiring trust through honesty, and contributing to the success of our company.

      Executive Officers

      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman

      President &
      Chief Executive Officer
      James D. Hoffman
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      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman became President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2019. He was appointed a director in October 2019. From March 2016 until his promotion to CEO, Mr. Hoffman served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hoffman was Reliance’s Executive Vice President, Operations since May 2015, and Senior Vice President, Operations since 2008. He was executive vice president and chief operating officer of our subsidiary, Earle M. Jorgensen Company (“EMJ”), from April 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Hoffman was appointed executive vice president of EMJ in 2006, having been a vice president of EMJ since 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising/Marketing from West Virginia University. Mr. Hoffman is also a director at the Metals Service Center Institute.

      Karla R. Lewis

      Karla R. Lewis

      Senior Executive Vice President &
      Chief Financial Officer
      Karla R. Lewis
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      Karla R. Lewis

      Karla Lewis started her career as a public accountant with Ernst & Young (Ernst & Whinney). In 1992, Ms. Lewis left EY to join Reliance as the company’s first Controller. When Reliance became a public company in 1994, Ms. Lewis designed and implemented the financial controls and reporting to meet SEC and other requirements. She was promoted to Vice President in 1995, to Chief Financial Officer in 1999, and to Executive Vice President in 2002. Ms. Lewis is currently the Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, a title she has held since 2015. In 2017, Ms. Lewis further undertook operational responsibility of a number of Reliance subsidiaries. Ms. Lewis earned a BS degree in Business from The Ohio State University. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Metals Service Center Institute since 2009.

      William K. Sales, Jr.

      William K. Sales, Jr.

      Executive Vice President,
      Operations
      William K. Sales, Jr.
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      William K. Sales, Jr.

      William K. Sales, Jr. became Executive Vice President, Operations in May 2015. He served as Senior Vice President, Operations from 2002 to 2015. Mr. Sales joined Reliance as Vice President, Non-Ferrous Operations in September 1997. Prior to joining Reliance, Mr. Sales served in various sales and management positions with Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. (now DCO Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation). Mr. Sales is a member of the board of the Metals Service Center Institute and formerly served as the chair of its aluminum products division council. He has a Master of Science degree from Louisiana State University and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.

      Stephen P. Koch

      Stephen P. Koch

      Senior Vice President,
      Operations
      Stephen P. Koch
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      Stephen P. Koch

      Stephen P. Koch became Senior Vice President, Operations in April 2010. From July 2007 until he joined Reliance, Mr. Koch was president of Chapel Steel Corp., a subsidiary of Reliance. Prior to that he held various positions at Chapel Steel Corp., from sales manager to vice president, to executive vice president. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Shippensburg University.

      Michael P. Shanley

      Michael P. Shanley

      Senior Vice President,
      Operations
      Michael P. Shanley
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      Michael P. Shanley

      Michael P. Shanley was appointed Senior Vice President, Operations in April 2015. Mr. Shanley was president of Liebovich Bros., Inc., a subsidiary of Reliance, since September 2009, having been vice president and general manager of Hagerty Steel and Aluminum, a division of Liebovich Bros., from January 2005 to September 2009. Mr. Shanley joined Liebovich Bros. in 1978 and held various sales and management positions prior to 2005.

      Jeffrey W. Durham

      Jeffrey W. Durham

      Senior Vice President,
      Operations
      Jeffrey W. Durham
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      Jeffrey W. Durham

      Jeffrey W. Durham became Senior Vice President, Operations in January 2019. From 2014 until he joined Reliance, Mr. Durham was Vice President, Merchandising at EMJ. Mr. Durham joined EMJ in 1985 and throughout his career there held various leadership roles in sales, general management and purchasing. Mr. Durham was also responsible for the opening of EMJ's Malaysia operation. He holds a BA degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma.

      William A. Smith II

      William A. Smith II

      Senior Vice President, General
      Counsel and Corporate Secretary
      William A. Smith II
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      William A. Smith II

      William A. Smith II was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2015. He joined Reliance as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary following Reliance’s acquisition of Metals USA in April 2013. During his time at Metals USA Holdings Corp., beginning in August 2009, Mr. Smith served as senior vice president, chief legal officer and secretary. Prior to that, Mr. Smith served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary and director or corporate development of Cross Match Technologies, Inc., and he was a partner in the corporate and securities practice group of the international law firm of DLA Piper. Mr. Smith earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his A.B. from Georgetown University.

      Corporate Officers & Subsidiary Presidents

      Corporate Officers &
      Subsidiary Presidents

      At corporate headquarters, officers manage the overall direction of Reliance, maintaining legal compliance and leveraging our corporate size, strength, and reputation to the advantage of every subsidiary and employee. Meanwhile, each subsidiary president is on location to ensure business quality and growth. Together, this extended leadership team embodies over a century of experience in the metals industry and professional fields.

      Corporate Officers

      Arthur Ajemyan

      Vice President, Corporate Controller

      Suzie Bonner

      Vice President & Chief Information Officer

      Brenda S. Miyamoto

      Vice President, Corporate Initiatives

      Donald J. Prebola

      Vice President, Health & Human Resources

      John A. Shatkus

      Vice President, Internal Audit

      Silva Yeghyayan

      Vice President, Tax

      Board of Directors

      Reliance’s Board of Directors is comprised of established and respected professionals whose independent career experiences have well prepared them to represent Reliance shareholders and maintain accountability of our executive and corporate leadership. Their diverse perspectives result in well-rounded oversight and a strategic, forward-looking path as Reliance works towards achieving our mission and goals.

      Sarah J. Anderson

      Sarah J. Anderson

      Sarah J. Anderson
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      Sarah J. Anderson

      Sarah J. (“Sally”) Anderson was appointed a director of Reliance in July 2012. She serves as Chair of our Audit Committee and as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Ms. Anderson retired from Ernst & Young LLP in June 2008 after more than 24 years with the firm, including as an assurance and advisory services partner. Ms. Anderson is a certified public accountant (inactive) and is a member of the AICPA and the California Society of CPAs. Ms. Anderson was appointed by the Governor of California to the California Board of Accountancy for two four-year terms, which included tenure as president. Ms. Anderson serves or has served on the boards of the American States Water Company, Kaiser Ventures LLC, Orange County Community Foundation, Pacific Symphony, and the Board of Trustees of South Coast Repertory.

      Lisa Baldwin

      Lisa Baldwin

      Lisa Baldwin
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      Lisa Baldwin

      Lisa Baldwin joined our Board of Directors in October 2019 and is a member of our Audit Committee. Ms. Baldwin has over 24 years of experience in the information technology field. Since 2013 she has served as the Chief Information Officer of Tiffany & Co., after having served as Vice President Strategic Services there from 2011 to 2013. Prior to joining Tiffany, Ms. Baldwin served as Vice President Information Services at Coach Inc., worked at International Business Machines as an information technology consultant, and was a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Georgia State University.

      Karen W. Colonias

      Karen W. Colonias

      Karen W. Colonias
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      Karen W. Colonias

      Karen W. Colonias was appointed a director of Reliance in October 2016. She currently serves on our Compensation Committee and our Audit Committee. Ms. Colonias has been the president and chief executive officer of Simpson Manufacturing Company Inc. (“SSD”) since January 2012, and has served on SSD’s board of directors since 2013. Prior to joining SSD as CFO in 2009, Ms. Colonias was vice president of SSD’s subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc., a company she had joined in 1984 as an research and development engineer. A licensed professional civil engineer, Ms. Colonias received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Sacramento and a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, East Bay.

      John G. Figueroa

      John G. Figueroa

      John G. Figueroa
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      John G. Figueroa

      John G. Figueroa was appointed a director of Reliance in October 2010. He serves as Chair of our Compensation Committee and as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee.Mr. Figueroa is the Chairman and CEO of Carepathrx. Over the course of his career, he has served in executive and board positions with Genoa Healthcare, Apria Healthcare Group Inc., Omnicare, Inc., and McKesson Corporation. Mr. Figueroa has also served the country as an officer in the United States Army. Mr. Figueroa holds Bachelor’s degrees in English Literature and Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles, where he was a distinguished military graduate. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, where he was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus. Currently, Mr. Figueroa also serves on the Executive Committee for the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Board and is a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

      David H. Hannah

      David H. Hannah

      David H. Hannah
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      David H. Hannah

      David H. Hannah was appointed a director of Reliance in 1992. Mr. Hannah served as Chief Executive Officer of Reliance from January 1999 to May 2015, Chairman of the Board from October 2007 to May 2015, Executive Chairman of the Board from May 2015 to July 2016, and Chairman Emeritus from July 2016 until his retirement in August 2016. Mr. Hannah ‘s career with Reliance spanned 35 years from the time he joined the company as its first Chief Financial Officer in 1981. He was instrumental in developing and implementing Reliance’s growth strategy, including our 1994 IPO which resulted in over 60 acquisitions during his tenure. Prior Reliance, Mr. Hannah was employed by Ernst & Whinney (a predecessor to Ernst & Young LLP, which was our independent registered public accounting firm through 2007). He previously served as chairman of the board of directors of the Metals Service Center Institute. Mr. Hannah is currently a director of Boise Cascade Company, serving on its compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee. He earned a BA degree in Finance & Accounting from The University of Southern California, where he was recognized as a distinguished alumnus.

      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman
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      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman became President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2019. He was appointed a director in October 2019. From March 2016 until his promotion to CEO, Mr. Hoffman served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hoffman was Reliance’s Executive Vice President, Operations since May 2015, and Senior Vice President, Operations since 2008. He was executive vice president and chief operating officer of our subsidiary, Earle M. Jorgensen Company (“EMJ”), from April 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Hoffman was appointed executive vice president of EMJ in 2006, having been a vice president of EMJ since 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising/Marketing from West Virginia University. Mr. Hoffman is also a director at the Metals Service Center Institute.

      Mark V. Kaminski

      Mark V. Kaminski

      Chairman of the Board
      Mark V. Kaminski
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      Mark V. Kaminski

      Mark V. Kaminski is our non-executive Chairman of the Board, a role to which he was elected in July 2016 after having served as Lead Director since January 2015. He is also currently a member of our Audit Committee. Mr. Kaminski was appointed an independent director of Reliance in 2004. Mr. Kaminski serves as a director, executive chairman and a member of the audit, nominating and governance, and compensation committees of Graniterock, and during 2012 served as Graniterock’s CEO. He was president and CEO and a director of Commonwealth Industries Inc. (now Aleris International, Inc.) from 1991 until his retirement in June 2004. Mr. Kaminski had served in other capacities with Commonwealth Industries Inc. since 1987. He received a BS degree in Business from Indiana University and an Advanced Management degree from Harvard Business School.

      Robert A. McEvoy

      Robert A. McEvoy

      Robert A. McEvoy
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      Robert A. McEvoy

      Robert A. McEvoy joined our Board of Directors in October 2015. He is a member of our Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. McEvoy retired from The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in April 2014, where he served as a managing director focused on the materials and industrials sectors. From 1989 to 2001, he held various positions with the investment banking firms of DLJ and Credit Suisse Boston. Mr. McEvoy’s investment banking and equity investment background, including his particular focus on the metals and mining industry and prior investment banking and analyst experience covering Reliance, enables him to assist the Board and the Company with the benefit of his knowledge of our Company, our industry and competitors, capital markets and financing strategies.

      Andrew G. Sharkey

      Andrew G. Sharkey

      Andrew G. Sharkey
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      Andrew G. Sharkey

      Andrew G. Sharkey, III was appointed a director of Reliance in July 2007. Mr. Sharkey currently serves as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee and our Compensation Committee. From February 2009 through December 2013, he also served as a director of General Moly, Inc. Mr. Sharkey was president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute from 1993 until his retirement in October 2008. From 1978 to 1993, he held various positions with the Steel Service Center Institute (currently the Metals Service Center Institute) including president, executive vice president, and director of education. Mr. Sharkey earned an MAT degree from Duquesne University and a BA in Political Science from Yale University.

      Douglas W. Stotlar

      Douglas W. Stotlar

      Douglas W. Stotlar
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      Douglas W. Stotlar

      Douglas W. Stotlar became a director of Reliance in October 2016. He serves as a member of our Audit Committee and the Chair of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Stotlar also currently serves as a director at AECOM and LSC Communications, Inc. He was vice president at large and a member of the executive committee of the American Trucking Association and as a director for the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from December 2014 until December 2016. Mr. Stotlar was the president, CEO, and director of Con-way Inc. from April 2005 until October 2015. Beginning in 1997, he held various executive positions at Con-way Transportation Services Inc. (“CTS”), a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., ultimately serving as president and CEO of from 2004 until 2005. Mr. Stotlar received a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University.

      Sarah J. Anderson

      Sarah J. Anderson

      Sarah J. Anderson
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      Sarah J. Anderson

      Sarah J. (“Sally”) Anderson was appointed a director of Reliance in July 2012. She serves as Chair of our Audit Committee and as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Ms. Anderson retired from Ernst & Young LLP in June 2008 after more than 24 years with the firm, including as an assurance and advisory services partner. Ms. Anderson is a certified public accountant (inactive) and is a member of the AICPA and the California Society of CPAs. Ms. Anderson was appointed by the Governor of California to the California Board of Accountancy for two four-year terms, which included tenure as president. Ms. Anderson serves or has served on the boards of the American States Water Company, Kaiser Ventures LLC, Orange County Community Foundation, Pacific Symphony, and the Board of Trustees of South Coast Repertory.

      Lisa Baldwin

      Lisa Baldwin

      Lisa Baldwin
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      Lisa Baldwin

      Lisa Baldwin joined our Board of Directors in October 2019 and is a member of our Audit Committee. Ms. Baldwin has over 24 years of experience in the information technology field. Since 2013 she has served as the Chief Information Officer of Tiffany & Co., after having served as Vice President Strategic Services there from 2011 to 2013. Prior to joining Tiffany, Ms. Baldwin served as Vice President Information Services at Coach Inc., worked at International Business Machines as an information technology consultant, and was a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Georgia State University.

      Karen W. Colonias

      Karen W. Colonias

      Karen W. Colonias
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      Karen W. Colonias

      Karen W. Colonias was appointed a director of Reliance in October 2016. She currently serves on our Compensation Committee and our Audit Committee. Ms. Colonias has been the president and chief executive officer of Simpson Manufacturing Company Inc. (“SSD”) since January 2012, and has served on SSD’s board of directors since 2013. Prior to joining SSD as CFO in 2009, Ms. Colonias was vice president of SSD’s subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc., a company she had joined in 1984 as an research and development engineer. A licensed professional civil engineer, Ms. Colonias received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Sacramento and a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, East Bay.

      John G. Figueroa

      John G. Figueroa

      John G. Figueroa
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      John G. Figueroa

      John G. Figueroa was appointed a director of Reliance in October 2010. He serves as Chair of our Compensation Committee and as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee.Mr. Figueroa is the Chairman and CEO of Carepathrx. Over the course of his career, he has served in executive and board positions with Genoa Healthcare, Apria Healthcare Group Inc., Omnicare, Inc., and McKesson Corporation. Mr. Figueroa has also served the country as an officer in the United States Army. Mr. Figueroa holds Bachelor’s degrees in English Literature and Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles, where he was a distinguished military graduate. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, where he was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus. Currently, Mr. Figueroa also serves on the Executive Committee for the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Board and is a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

      David H. Hannah

      David H. Hannah

      David H. Hannah
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      David H. Hannah

      David H. Hannah was appointed a director of Reliance in 1992. Mr. Hannah served as Chief Executive Officer of Reliance from January 1999 to May 2015, Chairman of the Board from October 2007 to May 2015, Executive Chairman of the Board from May 2015 to July 2016, and Chairman Emeritus from July 2016 until his retirement in August 2016. Mr. Hannah ‘s career with Reliance spanned 35 years from the time he joined the company as its first Chief Financial Officer in 1981. He was instrumental in developing and implementing Reliance’s growth strategy, including our 1994 IPO which resulted in over 60 acquisitions during his tenure. Prior Reliance, Mr. Hannah was employed by Ernst & Whinney (a predecessor to Ernst & Young LLP, which was our independent registered public accounting firm through 2007). He previously served as chairman of the board of directors of the Metals Service Center Institute. Mr. Hannah is currently a director of Boise Cascade Company, serving on its compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee. He earned a BA degree in Finance & Accounting from The University of Southern California, where he was recognized as a distinguished alumnus.

      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman
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      James D. Hoffman

      James D. Hoffman became President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2019. He was appointed a director in October 2019. From March 2016 until his promotion to CEO, Mr. Hoffman served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hoffman was Reliance’s Executive Vice President, Operations since May 2015, and Senior Vice President, Operations since 2008. He was executive vice president and chief operating officer of our subsidiary, Earle M. Jorgensen Company (“EMJ”), from April 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Hoffman was appointed executive vice president of EMJ in 2006, having been a vice president of EMJ since 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising/Marketing from West Virginia University. Mr. Hoffman is also a director at the Metals Service Center Institute.

      Mark V. Kaminski

      Mark V. Kaminski

      Chairman of the Board
      Mark V. Kaminski
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      Mark V. Kaminski

      Mark V. Kaminski is our non-executive Chairman of the Board, a role to which he was elected in July 2016 after having served as Lead Director since January 2015. He is also currently a member of our Audit Committee. Mr. Kaminski was appointed an independent director of Reliance in 2004. Mr. Kaminski serves as a director, executive chairman and a member of the audit, nominating and governance, and compensation committees of Graniterock, and during 2012 served as Graniterock’s CEO. He was president and CEO and a director of Commonwealth Industries Inc. (now Aleris International, Inc.) from 1991 until his retirement in June 2004. Mr. Kaminski had served in other capacities with Commonwealth Industries Inc. since 1987. He received a BS degree in Business from Indiana University and an Advanced Management degree from Harvard Business School.

      Robert A. McEvoy

      Robert A. McEvoy

      Robert A. McEvoy
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      Robert A. McEvoy

      Robert A. McEvoy joined our Board of Directors in October 2015. He is a member of our Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. McEvoy retired from The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in April 2014, where he served as a managing director focused on the materials and industrials sectors. From 1989 to 2001, he held various positions with the investment banking firms of DLJ and Credit Suisse Boston. Mr. McEvoy’s investment banking and equity investment background, including his particular focus on the metals and mining industry and prior investment banking and analyst experience covering Reliance, enables him to assist the Board and the Company with the benefit of his knowledge of our Company, our industry and competitors, capital markets and financing strategies.

      Andrew G. Sharkey

      Andrew G. Sharkey

      Andrew G. Sharkey
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      Andrew G. Sharkey

      Andrew G. Sharkey, III was appointed a director of Reliance in July 2007. Mr. Sharkey currently serves as a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee and our Compensation Committee. From February 2009 through December 2013, he also served as a director of General Moly, Inc. Mr. Sharkey was president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute from 1993 until his retirement in October 2008. From 1978 to 1993, he held various positions with the Steel Service Center Institute (currently the Metals Service Center Institute) including president, executive vice president, and director of education. Mr. Sharkey earned an MAT degree from Duquesne University and a BA in Political Science from Yale University.

      Douglas W. Stotlar

      Douglas W. Stotlar

      Douglas W. Stotlar
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      Douglas W. Stotlar

      Douglas W. Stotlar became a director of Reliance in October 2016. He serves as a member of our Audit Committee and the Chair of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Stotlar also currently serves as a director at AECOM and LSC Communications, Inc. He was vice president at large and a member of the executive committee of the American Trucking Association and as a director for the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from December 2014 until December 2016. Mr. Stotlar was the president, CEO, and director of Con-way Inc. from April 2005 until October 2015. Beginning in 1997, he held various executive positions at Con-way Transportation Services Inc. (“CTS”), a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., ultimately serving as president and CEO of from 2004 until 2005. Mr. Stotlar received a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University.

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