Mr. Merritt has served as a director since June 2013. From March 2009 through December 2013, he was the president of BC Partners, Inc., a financial advisory firm. Mr. Merritt is a director of Charter Communications, Inc., a publicly traded company, and currently serves as Chairman of its audit committee. Mr. Merritt previously served on the board of directors of Calpine Corporation. From 1975 to 1999, Mr. Merritt was an audit and consulting partner of KPMG, serving in a variety of capacities during his years with the firm, including national partner in charge of the media and entertainment practice. Mr. Merritt holds a B.S. degree in Business and Accounting from California State University—Northridge. As a seasoned director and audit committee chair with extensive accounting, financial reporting and audit committee experience, Mr. Merritt brings a strong background in leadership, governance and corporate finance to the Company’s board of directors.