Board of Directors
Mr. Kesavan is chairman and chief executive officer of ICF International, a publicly traded company that is a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, a position held since 1999. He has also been a director of ICF International since June 1999. Previously, Mr. Kesavan served as the president of ICF Consulting Group, a subsidiary of ICF Kaiser, from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Kesavan serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. He also serves as board member emeritus of the Rainforest Alliance, a New York-based nonprofit environmental organization, on the board of Inova Health Systems, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia, and is a trustee of the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, DC.
Ms. Chavez is the president of the Becoming American Institute, a position she has held since 2014. Additionally, she is founder and chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity, a position she has held since January 2006. Prior to her appointment as chairman, Ms. Chavez served as president of the Center for Equal Opportunity from January 1995 through December 2005. Ms. Chavez was a director of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation from 2004 to 2008, where she served on the audit committee. Previously, she was a director of Greyhound Lines, Inc. from 1995 to 1999, when it was acquired by another company. Ms. Chavez has held numerous appointed positions, including chief executive officer of the National Commission on Migrant Education from 1988 to 1992, chief executive officer of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from 1983 to 1985, and White House director of public liaison in 1985. In 1992, she was elected by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to serve a four-year term as U.S. Expert to the U.N. Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities. She is a 2006 graduate of the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management Director Training and Certification Program and served on the advisory board of the Outstanding Directors Exchange in 2008 and 2009. Ms. Chavez serves on the board of Research Electro-Optics, a privately held company. Ms. Chavez also serves or has served on numerous nonprofit boards. She is an author and nationally syndicated columnist and television commentator and writes extensively about public policy issues.
Don Colleran is president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company. The FedEx Express global network services more than 220 countries and territories, and provides time-sensitive, air-ground express service through more than 650 airports worldwide. Colleran is responsible for the leadership and direction of the FedEx Express group, which includes FedEx Express and TNT Express. Previously, Colleran was executive vice president and chief sales officer of FedEx Corp., where he was responsible for the more than $60 billion in worldwide revenue across multiple FedEx operating companies.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Garcia was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ryder System, Inc., a $6.8 billion commercial fleet and supply chain management solutions company, from 2010 to 2019. Mr. Garcia also served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of Ryder from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Garcia joined Ryder in 1997 as senior manager of corporate accounting. He later served as director of corporate accounting and, subsequently, as group director of accounting services. Before joining Ryder, Mr. Garcia spent 14 years with the Miami office of the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand LLP as senior manager of business assurance.
Mr. Gartland retired in December 2014 from his role as president, North America for Avis Budget Group, Inc., a publicly traded leading global provider of vehicle rental services, a position he held from October 2011 to December 2014. Previously, he was executive vice president, Sales, Marketing and Customer Care at Avis Budget Group, Inc. from April 2008 to October 2011, where he developed the overall strategic direction for marketing and sales. Mr. Gartland was employed by JohnsonDiversey, Inc. from 1994 to 2008, in various high-level capacities, including as president of the company’s North American region from 2003 to 2008, vice president, Sales, Health and Hospitality from 2002 to 2003, vice president, Business Development from 1998 to 2002, with various positions of increasing responsibility within the company from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Gartland served as vice president and director of national accounts at Ecolab, Inc. from 1980 to 1994. Mr. Gartland serves on the board of directors of Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a publicly traded, self-advised and self-administered REIT that invests primarily in premium full-service, lifestyle and urban upscale hotels.
Mr. Passerini has been an operating executive in U.S. Buyouts at Carlyle Group since 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Passerini served as Procter & Gamble Company’s group president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer (CIO), positions he held since February 2008 and July 2004, respectively. Mr. Passerini joined Procter & Gamble, a leading multinational manufacturer of consumer goods, in 1981 and held executive positions in the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Latin America and the United States. While with the Procter & Gamble organization, he oversaw more than 170 distinct services in 70 countries and led the integration of Procter & Gamble’s IT and services groups to form GBS, one of the largest and most progressive shared services organizations in the world. Mr. Passerini has served as a director of Integer Holdings Corporation since 2015 and of United Rentals, Inc. since 2009. He is a member of the CIO Hall of Fame and has received numerous awards, including: the inaugural Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership; Shared Service Thought Leader of the Year; and InformationWeek’s Chief of the Year.
Mr. Salmirs is president and chief executive officer of the Company, a position held since March 2015. Previously, he served as executive vice president of the Company from September 2014 to March 2015, with global responsibility for the Company’s aviation division and all international activities. Mr. Salmirs served as executive vice president of ABM Janitorial Services – Northeast from 2003 to December 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Salmirs held various leadership positions at Goldman, Sachs & Company, Lehman Brothers, Inc., and CBRE. Mr. Salmirs also serves on the board of Outreach, a New York nonprofit organization dedicated to rehabilitating teen drug users, is a founding board member of Donate Eight, a nonprofit group associated with LiveOnNY, and also serves on the Business Advisory Council for the business program at SUNY Oneonta.
Ms. Webb is chief executive officer of Kestrel Corporate Advisors, a position she has held since February 2013. From January 2010 to January 2013, she was managing director for Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC. Ms. Webb was a member of the corporate executive team as chief communications and investor relations officer and senior advisor for Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. from April 2008 to January 2010. She served for 20 years with The Walt Disney Company, from 1988 to 2008, primarily as corporate senior vice president of investor relations and shareholder services responsible for overseeing Disney’s strategic financial communications worldwide and governance outreach. She was also executive director for The Walt Disney Company Foundation. Her previous roles included investment banking positions with PaineWebber Inc. and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. A member of the board of directors of publicly traded Wynn Resorts, Limited from April 2018, and of 9 Spokes International Limited from 2015 to September 2018, and of TiVo Inc. from 2016 until it was acquired in September 2016, of Jack in the Box Inc. from 2008 to 2014, and of nonprofit PetSmart Charities, Inc. from 2014 to 2016, Ms. Webb is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors offered by The National Association of Corporate Directors. She also serves as co-chair of Women Corporate Directors, Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter.