Age 69, is the Chair and a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2007.
Mr. Levine is the founder, and has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stuart Levine and Associates LLC, an international management consulting and leadership development company, since 1996. He is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EduLeader LLC, an interactive digital learning company. He previously served as the Lead Director of Gentiva Health Services, Inc., a provider of home healthcare services, where he served from 2000 to 2009, and as Lead Director of J. D’Addario & Company, Inc., a private manufacturer of musical instrument accessories, where he served from 2005 to 2016, and as Vice Chairman of the board of Northwell Health from 1999 to 2002. In addition, Mr. Levine is the bestselling author of “The Leader in You” (Simon & Schuster 2004), “The Six Fundamentals of Success” (Doubleday 2004) and “Cut to the Chase” (Doubleday 2007). In 2011, Mr. Levine was recognized as one of the top 100 directors in the United States (“U.S.”) by the NACD and was designated as one of 17 Governance Fellows by the NACD as a Board Leadership Fellow. He also served as a director of European American Bank from 1995 to 2001 and The Olsten Corporation, a provider of staffing solutions, from 1994 to 2000. From 1992 to 1996, he was Chief Executive Officer of Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., a provider of leadership, communication and sales skills training. Mr. Levine is a former Chairman of Dowling College, as well as a former Member of the New York State Assembly.