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Peter M. Menard

Director

Member, Audit Committee Member, Governance Committee

Mr. Menard practiced securities law from 1979 until March 2018. From 1998 until his retirement in March 2018, Mr. Menard was a partner with the international law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP where his principal areas of practice were corporate governance, securities law compliance and corporate transactions. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association and Chair of the Business & Corporations Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and was an adjunct professor at University of Southern California Gould School of Law where he taught a course in securities regulation. Mr. Menard is a member of the Board of Directors and the Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of Wayfinders Family Services and a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Governance Committee and the Audit Committee of Huntington Medical Research Institutes. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Santa Clara University in 1974 and a Master’s degree in Mathematics in 1976 and J.D. in 1979 from the University of Michigan

Mr. Menard has 40 years of experience representing publicly traded companies. He brings extensive experience in corporate governance, securities law compliance, corporate social responsibility, shareholder engagement, financial reporting, and executive compensation. He has served on the Board of Directors of multiple nonprofit entities.