Mr. James Hawkes serves as Board Member at Central Park Group. He also serves as a Board of Managers at Central Park Group. Mr. Hawkes joined Eaton Vance in 1970 as an equity research analyst, was appointed Director of Research in 1979 and Chief Investment Officer in 1985. He was named President and CEO in 1996 and Chairman of the Board in 1997. During Mr. Hawkes' eleven year tenure as CEO, Eaton Vance's assets under management grew nearly tenfold. Mr. Hawkes retired in November of 2007 and is currently Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Hawkes serves as an advisor to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice where he focuses on the evaluation of investment opporunities in the Financial Services Sector. He earned a BS in aerospace engineering from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Harvard Business School.