Eric Halvorson*



Mr. Halvorson has been an Attorney at the Law Office of Eric H. Halvorson since 2010 and focuses his practice on business law and estate planning.  Mr. Halvorson is also of counsel to Stowell, Zeilenga, Ruth, Vaughn, and Treiger LLP, a boutique business law firm in Westlake Village.  Mr. Halvorson has been an Adjunct Professor at the Pepperdine University School of Law for the 2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, and 2013-2014 academic years.  He was an Executive in Residence at Pepperdine University Seaver College of Letters, Arts and Sciences from 2000-2003 and from 2005-2007.  Mr. Halvorson was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from 2007-2008, Chief Operating Officer from 1996-2000 and Executive Vice President of the Company from 1991-2000. From 1991-1999 and 1985-1988, Mr. Halvorson also served as General Counsel to the Company. Mr. Halvorson was the managing partner of the law firm of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.-Green Bay from 1988 until 1991. From 1985 to 1988, he was Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. From 1976 until 1985, he was an associate and then a partner of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.-Milwaukee. Mr. Halvorson was a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1971 to 1973. Mr. Halvorson is a member of the board of directors of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. and Pharmacyclics, Inc.  Mr. Halvorson was previously a director of the Company from 1988-2008.

Mr. Epperson, the Company’s Chairman, recommended Mr. Halvorson’s nomination to the Company’s Board of Directors.  It is anticipated that Mr. Halvorson will bring valuable legal and financial expertise and extensive historical knowledge of the Company to the Board. He has also served as a Board member for several for-profit companies which enables him to bring relevant cross-Board experience to the Company.