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William I. Jacobs

William I. Jacobs has served as our Chairperson of the Board since June 2016 and our interim Chief Executive Officer from January 2020 through March 2020. Mr. Jacobs has served on the boards of directors of Global Payments, Inc., a payment processing services company, since 2001 and of Repay Holdings Corporation, a publicly traded financial technology company, since July 2019. He served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Global Payments, Inc. from June 2014 until September 2019. He also served as Lead Independent Director of that company from 2003 to May 2014 and as one of its business advisors from August until September 2019. Prior to joining Global Payments, Mr. Jacobs served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of The New Power Company. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Jacobs served in various senior roles at MasterCard International. Prior to MasterCard, Mr. Jacobs served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Financial Security Assurance, Inc., from 1984 to 1994. Mr. Jacobs previously served on the board of directors of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., Investment Technology Group, Inc., and Alpharma, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree in business administration from The American University and a J.D. from The Washington College of Law of The American University.