Mr. Jeffrey has been a member of our Board of Directors since June 2017. Mr. Jeffrey accumulated 40 years of experience with Deloitte & Touche LLP, which included 30 years as a partner serving several of Deloitte’s largest audit clients, before retiring in 2017. Mr. Jeffrey was Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Global Japanese Services Group from 2003 to 2015. Mr. Jeffrey was a member of Deloitte’s United States Chairman and CEO Nominating Committee in 2010. Currently, Mr. Jeffrey serves as the treasurer and board member of two non-profit entities based in New York offering educational and enrichment programs dedicated to improving the education of children.
Mr. Jeffrey provides our Board with significant expertise in the areas of public accounting, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and related regulatory matters, which he developed over a long career with Deloitte, a leading public accounting firm. He brings to the Board viable experience with operational and governance issues faced by complex organizations, including extensive international expertise. Mr. Jeffrey also brings to our Board valuable experience in dealing with long-term construction projects. Mr. Jeffrey is a certified public accountant with an active license.