Board of Directors
Mr. Kesavan is former executive chairman of ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, a position from 1999 to December 2020. He served as chief executive officer of ICF International from 1999 to 2019 and has served as 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 Inova Health Systems, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia, serves as board member emeritus for Northern Virginia Technology Council and serves 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, served on the advisory board of the Outstanding Directors Exchange in 2008 and 2009, and served on the board of Research Electro-Optics, a privately held company, from 2012 to 2018. Ms. Chavez also serves or has served on numerous nonprofit boards. She is an author, television commentator and frequently writes about public policy issues.
Mr. Colleran is president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, a position held since March 2019. From 2017 to March 2019, Mr. Colleran was executive vice president and chief sales officer of FedEx Corporation. He also serves on the FedEx Corporation Strategic Management Committee, which sets the strategic direction for FedEx. Mr. Colleran joined FedEx in 1989, where he has served in a variety of leadership roles including executive vice president, global sales of FedEx Services from July 2006 through December 2016. He serves as a director of EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE: EGP), an equity real estate investment trust, since 2017, and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Garcia retired in 2019 as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ryder System, Inc., a $8.4 billion commercial fleet and supply chain management solutions company, a position held since 2010 and was a member of Ryder’s executive leadership team. Previously, Mr. Garcia 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. Prior to 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. Garcia serves on the board of Elanco Animal Health (NYSE: ELAN), a $3.1 billion provider of products and services to improve animal health production in more than 90 countries around the world, and serves as a member of the Audit and Finance Committees, and on the board of American Electric Power (NASDAQ: AEP), a $15.6 billion electric public utility company, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions, where he serves as chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit & Director Governance Committees. .
Mr. Gartland has been the executive chairman of SGL TransGroup, a privately-held global freight forwarder, since 2017, where he serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Gartland retired in December 2014 from his role as president, North America for Avis Budget Group, Inc., a 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. (NYSE: XHR), a self-advised and self-administered REIT that invests primarily in premium full-service, lifestyle and urban upscale hotels, since 2015 and serves as chair of the Compensation Committee.
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 the founder of Kestrel Corporate Advisors, an advisory firm founded in 2013. From 2010 to 2013, she was managing director for Tennenbaum Capital Partners. Ms. Webb was a member of the corporate executive team for Ticketmaster from 2008 to 2010. She served for 20 years with The Walt Disney Company, from 1988 to 2008, in various senior positions including corporate senior vice president of investor relations and shareholder services, and governance outreach. She was also executive director for The Walt Disney Company Foundation. Before Disney, she held roles in investment banking. Ms. Webb is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors offered by The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). She serves on the board of directors of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) since April 2018, serving as chair of the Audit Committee; of AppFolio, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPF) since December 2019, where she serves as chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Risk and Compliance Oversight Committee. Ms. Webb serves on the board of trustees of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH), a publicly traded REIT, since January 2019, and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Webb also serves as a Delegate on the NACD Advisory Council on Risk Oversight for Fortune 500 companies, since 2019. She previously served on the boards of 9 Spokes International Limited from 2015 to 2018, of TiVo Inc. in 2016, of Jack in the Box Inc. from 2008 to 2014, and of nonprofit PetSmart Charities, Inc. from 2014 to 2016. She served as co-chair of nonprofit WomenCorporateDirectors, LA/Orange County Chapter from 2017 to 2020. In 2018, Ms. Webb was recognized by NACD as a Directorship 100 honoree, by WomenInc. as a Most Influential Corporate Board Director, and by Directors & Boards as a Director to Watch.