Elizabeth A. Fetter has served as a director of our company since June 2017. Since 2014, Ms. Fetter has served on the Board of Directors of McGrath Rentcorp, a leading manager of diversified portfolio of business-to-business equipment rental providers worldwide. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Alliant International University, Inc., a private equity funded university since 2015 and Connexed Technologies, Inc., a provider of web-based camera management and video storage solutions since 2004. Ms. Fetter served as a member of the Board of Directors of Symmetricom, Inc., a provider of timekeeping technologies, instruments and solutions from 2000 to 2013 and was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Symmetricom in April 2013. She served in these capacities until Symmetricom's acquisition by Microsemi Corporation in November 2013. Ms. Fetter previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of NxGen Modular LLC, a provider of modular buildings and assemblies from 2011 to 2012. In 2007, Ms. Fetter was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Jacent Technologies, a privately held supplier of on-demand ordering solutions for the restaurant industry. Ms. Fetter also served on the boards of Quantum Corporation, a data storage company, from 2005 to 2013 and Ikanos Corporation, a provider of broadband solutions from 2008 to 2009. She previously held the position of Chair of the Board of Trustees of Alliant International University, Inc. where she served as a trustee from 2004 to 2013. Ms. Fetter holds a B.A., Communications from Penn State University, an M.S., Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper & Heinz Schools) and an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.
Dudley Mendenhall joined us as a director of our Subsidiary in February 2012. He was appointed to serve directly as a member of our board of directors in June 2013. Since July 2012, Mr. Mendenhall has been an independent consultant providing financial advisory services. From January 2010 to July 2012, he was Vice President, Strategy, Planning and Operations in the office of Strategy and Technology at Hewlett-Packard Company. From March 2009 to August 2010, Mr. Mendenhall served as Chief Financial Officer of Solera Holdings, Inc., a provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. From September 2007 to March 2009, Mr. Mendenhall was Chief Financial Officer of Websense, Inc., a company providing integrated web, data and email security solutions. From April 2003 to September 2007, Mr. Mendenhall was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of K2, Inc., an international sporting equipment manufacturer. Mr. Mendenhall holds a BA in economics from Colorado College.
Carl Nichols joined us as a director of our Subsidiary in May 2008. He was appointed to serve directly as a member of our board of directors in June 2013. Since 2003, Mr. Nichols has served as Chief Executive Officer of david ID, LLC, a strategic brand consulting company. He also serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Mr. Nichols has also served as a business council member of Solera Capital, LLC, an investment firm, since 2007. Mr. Nichols earned a BA in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1978.
Ted Waitman has served as a director of our company since June 2013. Since 1978, Mr. Waitman has held various leadership positions, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer since 1996 and as a director since 2003, at CPM Holdings, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of process equipment for the animal feed and oilseed processing industries. From 2006 to 2008, he served as an independent director of Compass Diversified Holdings, our Sponsor’s parent. Mr. Waitman was also previously a director of the American Feed Industry Association and president of the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association. Mr. Waitman earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Evansville. Mr. Waitman’s various leadership positions and extensive management and operating experience qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.