Stephen P. Holmes
Stephen P. Holmes is Chairman & CEO of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN) one of the world’s largest integrated hospitality companies with $5 billion in revenue.
Prior to Wyndham, Mr. Holmes served in various leadership positions in the hospitality and financial services industries, including Vice Chairman of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD), EVP & CFO of HFS Inc. (NYSE: HFS) and managing director of private equity firm The Blackstone Group. He began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte.
Joseph M. Hogan
Joseph M. Hogan is President & CEO and a Director of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) a $1 billion global medical device company with industry-leading, innovative products.
Before joining Align, Mr. Hogan served as CEO of ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) a $40 billion global power and automation technologies company. Prior to ABB, Mr. Hogan spent 25 years at General Electric (NYSE:GE) in a variety of executive and management roles, including eight years as CEO of GE Healthcare; where he drove significant expansion that more than doubled revenue from $7 billion to $16 billion.
Paul F. McBride
Paul F. McBride is a former Executive Vice President of Black & Decker Corporation (NYSE: BDK) a $6 billion global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories.
Prior to joining Black & Decker, Mr. McBride spent 21 years at General Electric (NYSE:GE). He was a company officer and served as President of GE’s global silicones business, a unit of GE Plastics. Mr. McBride is a member of several boards of directors, including the boards of T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds, Dunbar Armored Inc. and the Living Classrooms Foundation.
James C. Forbes
James C. Forbes is the former Chairman & CEO of NS8 Corporation (OTCBB: NSEO) an international software technology development company.
Previously, Mr. Forbes was Corporate Vice President of Equant (NYSE: ENT) a $3 billion global provider of Internet and data services; where he led strategic partnerships, products, sales and marketing. He also served on the board of iBAHN, a global Internet service provider. Mr. Forbes is currently a Partner at TechCXO and a board member of the Technology Association of Georgia.
William S. Nichols, Jr.
William S. Nichols, Jr. is President of Nichols Consulting, an international advisory firm that provides strategic business development services to enterprises and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs).
Mr. Nichols was Executive Vice President of Funds Distributor Inc. and served in other senior executive positions within the financial services industry for John Hancock Funds, Putnam Investments and Scudder Investments. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.