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Timothy J. Pawlenty


Timothy J. Pawlenty was appointed as a member of the board of directors in June 2012. Since November 2012, Mr. Pawlenty has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Financial Services Roundtable, a leading advocacy organization for America’s financial services industry. From January 2011 to November 2012, Mr. Pawlenty served as an independent contractor. Mr. Pawlenty previously served as Governor of the State of Minnesota for two terms from 2003 to 2011. During his tenure as Governor, Mr. Pawlenty was responsible for overseeing a $60 billion biennial budget and 30,000 employees, and worked closely with state agencies including those dealing with natural resource and transportation issues. Mr. Pawlenty previously served as a director of Digital River, Inc., a company that provides global e-commerce solutions. Mr. Pawlenty served as a member of Digital River’s Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Pawlenty also serves as a director of several privately-held companies. Mr. Pawlenty received a degree in Political Science from University of Minnesota. He also received his law degree from the University of Minnesota. We believe Mr. Pawlenty’s knowledge of our business as well as his legal, regulatory and enterprise oversight experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.