The term of office of our two Class A directors, consisting of Gregory E. Burns
and Robert C. LaRose, will expire at our 2012 annual meeting.
Gregory E. Burns
Gregory E. Burns, CFA, has been a member of our board of directors since our inception and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2008.
Mr. Burns also served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from our inception until the consummation of the Acquisition.
Mr. Burns has worked with companies in the transportation and logistics sector and related industries for over 10 years as an equity research analyst and consultant.
Since June 2005, Mr. Burns has served as president of Blue Line Advisors, Inc., a strategic consulting firm that provides consulting services to companies in the transportation and logistics sector and related industries.
From April 2001 to May 2005, Mr. Burns served as a vice president and research analyst at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., responsible for research coverage of the trucking, rail and global logistics industries.
From February 1999 to April 2001, Mr. Burns was a director of Lazard, at the time a privately held investment bank, where he was responsible for research coverage of the airfreight and logistics sector.
From February 1997 to February 1999, Mr. Burns served as a vice president at Gerard Klauer Mattson, a private investment banking firm, where he was responsible for research coverage of the air freight and logistics industry.
From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Burns was a member of the Institutional Investor All-American Research Team in the Airfreight and Logistics category.
Mr. Burns is also a member of the council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, a chartered financial analyst, a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Mr. Burns received his B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College.
Mr. Burns’ brings to our board of directors extensive experience in, and unique and broad knowledge of, the transportation and logistics and related industries, management and business strategy expertise and skill in finance and financial markets.
The compensation committee considers recommendations received from Mr. Burns
in making these determinations, but Mr. Burns
does not make recommendations concerning his
does not participate in the cash bonus program.