James M. Cracchiolo
Mr. Cracchiolo has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ameriprise Financial since September 2005, when the company, American Express Financial Advisors, completed its spin-off from American Express.
Mr. Cracchiolo served as Group President, American Express Global Financial Services 2000-2005 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Express' Travel Related Services International from May 1998 through July 2003. Mr. Cracchiolo joined American Express Company in 1982.
In addition, Mr. Cracchiolo is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Financial Services Roundtable, the Minnesota Business Partnership and the American Council of Life Insurers. He also serves on the Board of Advisors to the March of Dimes Foundation.
Lon R. Greenberg
Mr. Greenberg has been Chairman and CEO of UGI Corporation since 1996. He joined UGI in 1980 and held various positions until he became CEO in 1995. He is also Chairman of AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Prior to joining UGI, Mr. Greenberg received his B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He continued his education at Villanova Law School and the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. After clerking for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, he joined the law firm of Morgan Lewis.
Mr. Greenberg also serves on the Boards of Directors of Aqua America, Inc.; Temple University and Temple University Health System; Reading Is Fundamental; PA Business Council; the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Council for Growth and the United Way of Southeastern PA (currently serves as Vice Chairman). Lon is a former Chairman of the World LP Gas Association.
Warren D. Knowlton
Mr. Knowlton served as chairman of Graham Packaging Company, L.P., a leading international supplier of plastic food and beverage containers, from 2008 until 2010. He also served as the company’s chief executive officer from 2006 to 2008.
Until mid-2006, Mr. Knowlton was the chief executive officer and board member of The Morgan Crucible Company plc, a U.K.-based building materials company with global operations.
Prior to joining The Morgan Crucible Company plc., he held senior leadership positions with Pilkington plc and Owens Corning in both the U.S. and international markets. Mr. Knowlton previously served as a director on the Smith & Nephew board.
W. Walker Lewis
Mr. Lewis is chairman of Devon Value Advisers, a financial consulting and investment banking firm which he founded in 1997.
Previously, Mr. Lewis was a senior advisor at Dillon Read. He also served as a managing director of Kidder Peabody, where he was a member of the firm’s management committee. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Lewis was president of Avon Products Incorporated, North America and a member of the Office of the Chairman of Avon Incorporated.
Mr. Lewis was a strategic management consultant at Boston Consulting from 1970 to 1991, during which time he served as founding chairman of Strategic Planning Associates, and as chairman of Mercer Management Consulting, a division of Marsh and McLennan. In his management consulting practice, Mr. Lewis consulted to a number of money center banks, large life and casualty insurers, and money management companies.
Siri S. Marshall
Ms. Marshall is the former senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, and chief governance and compliance officer at General, Mills, Inc., having retired from those positions in 2008.
Prior to joining General Mills in 1994, Ms. Marshall was senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Avon Products, Inc.
Ms. Marshall is a director of Equifax, Inc., Alphatec Holdings, Inc., BioHorizons, Inc. and the Yale Center for the Study of Corporate Law; a Distinguished Advisor to the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution; and a Trustee of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
She has served as a director of NovaCare, Inc., Jafra Cosmetics International, Snack Ventures Europe and the American Arbitration Association. She has also served as a member of The New York Stock Exchange Legal Advisory Committee. Ms. Marshall was the recipient of the Sandra Day O'Connor Board Excellence Award in 2011.
Mr. Noddle served as chairman and chief executive officer of SUPERVALU INC., from 2002 to 2009. Previously, Mr. Noddle held a number of other leadership positions at SUPERVALU, including president and chief operating officer; corporate executive vice president and president and chief operating officer of SUPERVALU’s distribution food companies; corporate vice president—merchandising; and president of the company’s Fargo and former Miami divisions.
Mr. Noddle is the immediate past chairman of the board of directors of The Food Marketing Institute. In addition, he serves as a member of the boards of directors of Donaldson Company, Inc., The Food Industry Center at the University of Minnesota, and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
H. Jay Sarles
Mr. Sarles is retired, having most recently served as vice chairman of Bank of America Corporation. Prior to that, he served as vice chairman and chief administrative officer of FleetBoston Financial with responsibility for administrative functions, risk management, technology and operations, treasury services, corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions.
During his 37 years at Fleet, Mr. Sarles oversaw virtually all of Fleet’s businesses at one time or another, including the company’s wholesale banking businesses from 2001 to 2003. These included commercial finance, real estate finance, capital markets, global services, industry banking, middle market and large corporate lending, small business services and investment banking businesses.
Mr. Sarles is also a member of the boards of directors of AvalonBay Communities, Inc., ConnectEDU, Dental Service of Massachusetts, Inc., and is a trustee of Mount Holyoke College. Mr. Sarles previously served as director of Carlyle Capital Corporation from 2006 to 2009.
Robert F. Sharpe, Jr.
Mr. Sharpe is retired, having most recently served in a variety of senior positions with ConAgra Foods, Inc. since 2005, including president of Commercial Foods and executive vice president and chief administrative officer.
From 2002 until joining ConAgra, Mr. Sharpe was a partner at the Brunswick Group LLC, an international financial public relations firm. He served as senior vice president—public affairs, secretary and general counsel for PepsiCo, Inc. from 1998 to 2002. Previously, Mr. Sharpe was senior vice president and general counsel for RJR Nabisco, Inc. Mr. Sharpe also serves on the Board of Directors of Swedish Match AB.
William H. Turner
Mr. Turner is the chairman of International College and a senior advisor with Opera Solutions, LLC. Previously, Mr. Turner was dean of Montclair State University and the founding dean of the College of Business at Stony Brook University and a senior partner at Summus Limited.
Mr. Turner was president and chief executive officer of PNC Bank, New Jersey from 1997 to 2000 and chairman of PNC Bank, N.A., New Jersey and Northeast Region from 2000 until his retirement in 2002. Before joining PNC, Mr. Turner was president and co-chief executive officer at Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. and vice chairman of Chemical Banking Corporation, which merged with The Chase Manhattan Corporation in 1995.
Mr. Turner is currently a member of the boards of directors of Standard Motor Products, Inc. and Volt Information Sciences, Inc. He also previously served on the boards of directors of Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. and New Jersey Resources, Inc.