Adam Stein has served as a director of the Company since October 2013. He is a Partner in the Private Equity Group of Ares Management. Prior to joining Ares in 2000, Mr. Stein was a member of the Global Leveraged Finance Group at Merrill Lynch & Co. where he participated in the execution of leveraged loan, high yield bond and mezzanine financing transactions across various industries. Mr. Stein serves on the Boards of Directors of Floor and Decor Outlets of America, Inc., Marietta Corporation, 99 Cents Only Stores and Smart & Final Holdings, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries. Mr. Stein previously served on the Board of Directors of Maidenform Brands, Inc. Mr. Stein also serves on the Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Food Bank. Mr. Stein graduated with distinction from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, where he received a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.