Board of Directors
Joseph S. Vassalluzzo
Joseph S. Vassalluzzo has served as a director on our Board since August 2013 and was appointed as the independent non-executive Chairman of the Board in February 2017. Since 2002, he has served as a director of the Federal Realty Investment Trust, where he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Vassalluzzo previously served on the board of directors of iParty Corp. from 2004 to 2013 and on the board of directors of Commerce Bancorp from 2005 to 2008 and chaired various committees of both companies’ boards. Mr. Vassalluzzo served on the board of directors of LifeTime Fitness from 2006 to 2015 where he was the Lead Director and chair of the compensation committee. He also operates a retail consulting business. Previously, among other roles, Mr. Vassalluzzo was employed by Staples, Inc. from 1989 until 2005, most recently as Vice Chairman. Additionally, his duties included, but were not limited to, merger and acquisition activities, legal activities, European operations and world-wide real estate activities.
Gerry P. Smith
Gerry P. Smith was named Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in February 2017. Previously, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lenovo Group Limited and served in a number of senior executive roles across Lenovo’s business. Mr. Smith joined Lenovo in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s growth to become the largest personal computer (PC) company. He was also a leader in building the company’s global brand recognition and expansion during the past decade. In his role as Executive Vice President, he was responsible for operations across Lenovo’s global product portfolio. Previously as Chief Operating Officer of the Personal Computing Group and Enterprise Business Group, he led Lenovo to the top position in world-wide PC sales and as President of the Americas, he led Lenovo’s America’s Group to record market share and profits. He also served as Senior Vice President of Lenovo’s Global Supply Chain, where his leadership was recognized by leading research firm, Gartner, in ranking Lenovo’s supply chain among the best in the world. Prior to Lenovo, Mr. Smith held executive positions at Dell, Inc. from 1994 until 2006, as the company became a global leader in PCs. During his tenure, he built the Dell Singapore Design Center and led Dell to the leading market position in flat panels as Vice President and General Manager of Displays. He is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University.
Quincy L. Allen
Quincy L. Allen joined our Board in February 2020 and has over 35 years of leadership experience in the technology services industry, most recently serving as IBM Corporation’s Go-To-Market Leader of Cognitive Process Services and Chief Marketing Officer for IBM Cloud from 2015 to 2018. Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Allen served as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Unisys Corporation, a global information technology company from 2012 to 2015. From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Allen served as Chief Executive Officer for Vertis Communications, a direct marketing and advertising company. Prior to Vertis, Mr. Allen held several leadership positions with Xerox Corporation, including serving as President of the Global Services and Strategic Marketing Group and President of Production Systems Group, as well as Vice President of Xerox Corporation. Mr. Allen previously served as a board member of NCR Corporation and Gateway, Inc.
Kristin A. Campbell
Kristin A. Campbell has served as a director on our Board since July 2016. Ms. Campbell has served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., a global hospitality company, since June 2011. Prior to Hilton Worldwide, Ms. Campbell spent 18 years at Staples, Inc., where she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2007 to 2011. Before joining Staples, Inc. in 1993, Ms. Campbell worked at law firms Goodwin Procter LLP and Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster. Ms. Campbell is a board member of Vital Voices Global Partnership and an advisory board member of New Perimeter and LegalMation. She is a member of the Massachusetts and Virginia bars.
Marcus B. Dunlop
Marcus B. Dunlop joined our Board in January 2021. Mr. Dunlop has served as an investment professional at HG Vora Capital Management, LLC since 2009, where he focuses on value oriented and event driven investments across the capital structure. Previously, he was an analyst at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in the Bank Debt Portfolio Group focusing on credit analysis and restructuring the debt of non-investment grade companies. Mr. Dunlop graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
Cynthia T. Jamison
Cynthia T. Jamison has served as a director on our Board since August 2013. Ms. Jamison was the Chief Financial Officer of AquaSpy, Inc. from 2009 to 2012. From 1999 to 2009, she was a partner with Tatum, LLC, an executive services firm focused exclusively on providing chief financial officer’s support to public and private companies. Prior to joining Tatum, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Chart House Enterprises and previously held various financial positions at Allied Domecq Retailing USA, Kraft General Foods, and Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Jamison’s experience also includes her service, from 2004 until 2015, as a director of B&G Foods, Inc. Since 2002, Ms. Jamison has served as a member of the board of directors for Tractor Supply Company and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board. Ms. Jamison also serves as a director of Darden, Inc. since 2014 and currently serves as chair of the audit committee and member of the compensation and finance committees. In addition, since 2015, Ms. Jamison has served as a director of Big Lots, Inc.
Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga
Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga has served as a director of our Board since November 2013. Previously, she was a director of OfficeMax Incorporated from 1998 to November 2013. From 1999 to 2000, Ms. Luzuriaga served as the Chief Operating Officer of Mattel Interactive, a business unit of Mattel, Inc., one of the major toy manufacturers in the world. Prior to holding this position, she served Mattel as its Executive Vice President, Worldwide Business Planning and Resources, from 1997 to 1999, and as its Chief Financial Officer from 1995 to 1997. Since leaving Mattel in 2000, Ms. Luzuriaga worked as an independent business development consultant and is currently retired. From 2002 until 2005, she served as a director of Providian Financial Corporation, and as a director of the formerly public corporation SuperValu, Inc. from 2015 until its acquisition by United Natural Foods, Inc. in 2018. Since January 2012, she has been a director of SCAN Health Plan, a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage health plan, and in January 2017, she became Chairman of its Board. Ms. Luzuriaga has been a member of the SCAN Foundation since 2017.
Shashank Samant joined our Board in February 2020. He brings over 30 years of technology, product development and services experience, and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GlobalLogic Inc., since 2011. GlobalLogic is a leader in digital product engineering helping enterprises design and develop innovative products, platforms and digital experiences. Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Mr. Samant was President of Ness Technologies, an IT services company, where he founded and built their product engineering services business. Prior roles include leading professional services for Hewlett-Packard’s Verifone business and establishing IBM’s first India-based engineering lab, globalizing the company’s R&D and software engineering efforts.
Wendy Schoppert joined our Board in July 2020 and has over 30 years of leadership experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sleep Number Corp. from 2011 to 2014, where she also previously served as Chief Information Officer and led Marketing, Digital, International, and New Channel Development. Prior to joining Sleep Number, Ms. Schoppert led U.S. Bank’s Private Asset Management team and served as Head of Product, Marketing & Corporate Development for U.S. Bank’s Asset Management division. She began her career in the airline industry, serving in various financial, strategic and general management leadership positions at American Airlines, Northwest Airlines and America West Airlines. Ms. Schoppert also serves as a member of the board of directors of Big Lots, Inc., The Hershey Company and Bremer Financial Corporation.
David M. Szymanski
David M. Szymanski has served as a director on our Board since November 2013. Previously, he was a director of OfficeMax Incorporated from 2004 to November 2013. Dr. Szymanski became the Dean and a Professor of Marketing at the University of North Florida in May 2018. Prior to that, Dr. Szymanski was Dean of and a Professor of Marketing at the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business from 2010 to 2018. Prior to that, Dr. Szymanski was a Professor of Marketing and holder of the JC Penney Chair of Retailing Studies at Texas A&M University, where he had served from 1987 until 2010. Dr. Szymanski served as the Director of the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M University from 2000 to 2006. From 2004 until 2010, Dr. Szymanski was a director of Zale Corporation, and from 2004 to 2006, Dr. Szymanski was a director of the National Retail Federation Foundation Board.