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.