Mr. Robert Dowdell serves as Independent Director, Chairperson of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Member of Audit Committee at Palomar Specialty Insurance. Mr. Dowdell has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2019 and on the board of directors of our insurance subsidiaries since October 2018. Mr. Dowdell founded Career Education Corporation and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President from September 2006 to March 2007, as a board member from 1994 until 2008, and its Chairman of the Board from 2004 until March 2008. Previously, Mr. Dowdell served as Chief Executive Officer of Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC, President of National Education Centers, Corporate Controller of National Education Corp and Chamberlain Manufacturing Corp, and as an Audit Manager at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He also served as Strategic Advisor, SAB Financial Services and Software at Genstar Capital. Mr. Dowdell is a Certified Public Accountant in California and Illinois. Mr. Dowdell currently serves on the boards of a number of private companies. Mr. Dowdell earned his B.B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. We believe Mr. Dowdell is qualified to serve on our Board due to his more than 30 years of leadership and management experience in various insurance servicing firms and other institutions, as well as previous corporate controller and audit committee responsibilities for both public and private firms.