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Audit Committee Position

Michael Palleschi

Michael Palleschi has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017 and currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FTE Networks, Inc. (FTNW: NYSEAMERICAN), since being appointed to those roles in January 2014. Mr. Palleschi joined FTE Networks, Inc. in October 2010, as part of his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer of Focus Venture Partners, which featured investments in growing telecom companies besides FTE Networks, Inc. including Focus Fiber Solutions, Jus-Com and Townsend Careers. Prior to working as COO of Focus Venture Partners, from June 2007 until 2010, he was the Director of Infrastructure Services for a South Florida facilities-based telecommunications company. From 2000 to 2007, he held several Senior Management roles in New York and Georgia at Level 3 Communications, a global network company focused on managed security, network, voice and data services. Mr. Palleschi has also held several senior management and executive roles at major telecommunications companies such as Qwest Communications and MCI. Mr. Palleschi holds multiple degrees in both Engineering and Business Management from the State University of New York at Albany.

Chair

John Marchese

John Marchese has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates' president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group's Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom's Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School's Executive Training Program.

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Kevin J. O’Donnell

Kevin J. O’Donnell founded PopTop Partners, LLC, a boutique investment firm specializing in small to mid-market companies with an emphasis on the retail and restaurant sector in April 2011, and continues to serve as the firm’s Managing Partner to the present day. Mr. O’Donnell brings close to 20 years of strategic corporate growth, financial structuring, and business development initiatives to emerging growth companies. From May 2007 to June 2010, Mr. O’Donnell served as the Founder/President of KOR Capital, LLC, a private equity and consulting firm specializing in turn around management of mid-market companies. From December 1999 to February 2007, Mr. O’Donnell was a Co-Founder and Principal of ALS, LLC, a human resources management organization. Mr. O’Donnell holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida.

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Compensation Committee Position

Frank Jennings

Frank Jennings brings over 26 years of experience in business development and management of sales professionals in a variety of technology-adjacent industries. From August 2014 to present, Mr. Jennings has been employed as the Vice President of Sales, North America by Doctor on Demand, Inc., a telemedicine provider. From August 2011 to August 2014, he was employed as Assistant Vice President of New Business Development by Castlight Health, a technology company focused on employee health benefits solutions. Mr. Jennings holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio State University.

Chair

John Marchese

John Marchese has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates' president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group's Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom's Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School's Executive Training Program.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

John Marchese

John Marchese has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates' president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group's Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom's Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School's Executive Training Program.

Chair

Michael Palleschi

Michael Palleschi has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017 and currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FTE Networks, Inc. (FTNW: NYSEAMERICAN), since being appointed to those roles in January 2014. Mr. Palleschi joined FTE Networks, Inc. in October 2010, as part of his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer of Focus Venture Partners, which featured investments in growing telecom companies besides FTE Networks, Inc. including Focus Fiber Solutions, Jus-Com and Townsend Careers. Prior to working as COO of Focus Venture Partners, from June 2007 until 2010, he was the Director of Infrastructure Services for a South Florida facilities-based telecommunications company. From 2000 to 2007, he held several Senior Management roles in New York and Georgia at Level 3 Communications, a global network company focused on managed security, network, voice and data services. Mr. Palleschi has also held several senior management and executive roles at major telecommunications companies such as Qwest Communications and MCI. Mr. Palleschi holds multiple degrees in both Engineering and Business Management from the State University of New York at Albany.

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Michael Palleschi

Michael Palleschi has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017 and currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FTE Networks, Inc. (FTNW: NYSEAMERICAN), since being appointed to those roles in January 2014. Mr. Palleschi joined FTE Networks, Inc. in October 2010, as part of his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer of Focus Venture Partners, which featured investments in growing telecom companies besides FTE Networks, Inc. including Focus Fiber Solutions, Jus-Com and Townsend Careers. Prior to working as COO of Focus Venture Partners, from June 2007 until 2010, he was the Director of Infrastructure Services for a South Florida facilities-based telecommunications company. From 2000 to 2007, he held several Senior Management roles in New York and Georgia at Level 3 Communications, a global network company focused on managed security, network, voice and data services. Mr. Palleschi has also held several senior management and executive roles at major telecommunications companies such as Qwest Communications and MCI. Mr. Palleschi holds multiple degrees in both Engineering and Business Management from the State University of New York at Albany.

John Marchese

John Marchese has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates' president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group's Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom's Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School's Executive Training Program.

Kevin J. O’Donnell

Kevin J. O’Donnell founded PopTop Partners, LLC, a boutique investment firm specializing in small to mid-market companies with an emphasis on the retail and restaurant sector in April 2011, and continues to serve as the firm’s Managing Partner to the present day. Mr. O’Donnell brings close to 20 years of strategic corporate growth, financial structuring, and business development initiatives to emerging growth companies. From May 2007 to June 2010, Mr. O’Donnell served as the Founder/President of KOR Capital, LLC, a private equity and consulting firm specializing in turn around management of mid-market companies. From December 1999 to February 2007, Mr. O’Donnell was a Co-Founder and Principal of ALS, LLC, a human resources management organization. Mr. O’Donnell holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida.

Frank Jennings

Frank Jennings brings over 26 years of experience in business development and management of sales professionals in a variety of technology-adjacent industries. From August 2014 to present, Mr. Jennings has been employed as the Vice President of Sales, North America by Doctor on Demand, Inc., a telemedicine provider. From August 2011 to August 2014, he was employed as Assistant Vice President of New Business Development by Castlight Health, a technology company focused on employee health benefits solutions. Mr. Jennings holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio State University.

John Marchese

John Marchese has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates' president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group's Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom's Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School's Executive Training Program.

John Marchese

John Marchese has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates' president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group's Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom's Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School's Executive Training Program.

Michael Palleschi

Michael Palleschi has been a member of our board of directors since December 2017 and currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FTE Networks, Inc. (FTNW: NYSEAMERICAN), since being appointed to those roles in January 2014. Mr. Palleschi joined FTE Networks, Inc. in October 2010, as part of his responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer of Focus Venture Partners, which featured investments in growing telecom companies besides FTE Networks, Inc. including Focus Fiber Solutions, Jus-Com and Townsend Careers. Prior to working as COO of Focus Venture Partners, from June 2007 until 2010, he was the Director of Infrastructure Services for a South Florida facilities-based telecommunications company. From 2000 to 2007, he held several Senior Management roles in New York and Georgia at Level 3 Communications, a global network company focused on managed security, network, voice and data services. Mr. Palleschi has also held several senior management and executive roles at major telecommunications companies such as Qwest Communications and MCI. Mr. Palleschi holds multiple degrees in both Engineering and Business Management from the State University of New York at Albany.