|Kristi L. Meints|
Kristi L. Meints has served as our director and chairperson of the audit committee of our board of directors since August 2003. From January 2005 to December 2009 when she retired, and from August 1999 until September 2003, Ms. Meints served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chicago Systems Group, Inc. (now known as CSG Government Solutions, Inc.), a technology consulting firm based in Chicago, Illinois. From October 2003 through December 2004, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Peter Rabbit Farms, a carrot and vegetable farming business in Southern California. From January 1998 until August 1999, she was interim Chief Financial Officer for Cordon Corporation, a start-up services company. Ms. Meints was group finance director for Avery Dennison Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed company that is a multi-national manufacturer of consumer and industrial products, from March 1996 until December 1997. From February 1977 until June 1995, she held a variety of financial positions at SmithKline Beecham Corporation, including as director of finance, worldwide manufacturing animal health products; and as manager of accounting and budgets for Norden Laboratories, Inc., one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wayne State College in 1975 and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska in 1984.