Board of Directors

James R. Abrahamson

James R. Abrahamson has been a member of the board of BrightView or its parent since August 2015. Mr. Abrahamson is Chairman of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a leading U.S.-based global hotel management company comprising over 500 hotels. He previously served as Interstate’s Chief Executive Officer from December 2011 to March 2017; he was named to the additional position of Chairman in October 2016. Mr. Abrahamson has served as Chairman of the Board for Vici Properties Inc. (NYSE: VICI), a REIT comprised of over $10 billion in assets, since its launch in 2017. Mr. Abrahamson served as an independent director at La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LQ) from November 2015 to May 2018 and has served as an independent director of CorePoint Lodging Inc. (NYSE: CPLG), a REIT comprised of over 300 hotels since it was spun out of La Quinta in May 2018. Prior to joining Interstate in 2011, Mr. Abrahamson also held senior leadership positions with InterContinental Hotels Group, Hyatt Corporation, Marcus Corporation and Hilton Worldwide. At Intercontinental, where he served from 2009 to 2011, he served as President of the Americas division and, from 2010 to 2011, as executive director. At Hyatt, which he joined in 2004, he was Head of Development for the Americas division. At Marcus, where he served from 2000 to 2004, Mr. Abrahamson was President of the Baymont Inn and Suites and Woodfield Suites hotels division consisting of approximately 200 properties, both owned and franchised. At Hilton, where he served from 1988 to 2000, Mr. Abrahamson oversaw the Americas region franchise division for all Hilton brands and launched the Hilton Garden Inn brand. Mr. Abrahamson has served as president of the Marriott International National Association owners’ organization in 2017 and 2018 and has served as national board chair of the American Hotel and Lodging Association in 2015 and 2016 and as national board chair of the U.S. Travel Association in 2013 and 2014. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.

Shamit Grover

Shamit Grover is a Managing Director of the Private Capital Group at MSD Partners, which acquired the private capital team from MSD Capital, L.P. in January 2017. Mr. Grover joined MSD Capital in 2009 and also serves on the Board of Directors of Waypoint Leasing Holdings and WIRB-Copernicus Group. Mr. Grover is involved in MSD Capital’s investments in Kobalt Music Group and Transaction Network Services, and was previously involved in MSD Capital’s investment in OneWest Bank. Prior to joining MSD Capital, Mr. Grover was at Merrill Lynch where he worked in the Global Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions groups. Mr. Grover graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and double majored in Economics at Claremont McKenna College.

Andrew V. Masterman, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew V. Masterman has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since December 2016 and has been a member of the board of BrightView or its direct parent since December 2016. Prior to joining BrightView, Mr. Masterman served as Executive Vice President at Precision Castparts Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company that specializes in manufacturing structural investment castings, forged components, and airfoil castings for aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines, from April 2012 to November 2016. At Precision Castparts Corporation, Mr. Masterman also served as President of the Wyman Gordon and Structural Casting divisions. Prior to Precision Castparts Corporation, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of North America for ESAB Group, Inc., a leader in welding and cutting equipment and consumables, from August 2009 to April 2012. Mr. Masterman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in Political Science from Colorado College and advanced degrees in Engineering, Japanese and Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Paul E. Raether

Paul E. Raether has been a member of the board of BrightView or its parent since May 2015. Mr. Raether is a Senior Advisory Partner at KKR. He joined KKR in 1980 and serves on KKR’s three regional Portfolio Management Committees. Mr. Raether also serves on the board of directors of Apple Leisure Group and Toys “R” Us, Inc. Mr. Raether served as a director of WMIH Corp. from May 2015 until May 2017. He has played a significant role in numerous portfolio companies including Beatrice Companies, Cole National Corporation, Duracell, Fleet/Bank of New England, IDEX Corporation, KSL Recreation, Masonite International, PT Components, Randall’s Food Markets, RJR Nabisco, Seaman Furniture, Shoppers Drug Mart, Stop & Shop Companies, Storer Communications, Inc., Walter Industries and Wometco Enterprises. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Raether served as an officer in the United States Navy and started his professional career in the Corporate Finance Department of Reynolds Securities. Previously, he was a Vice President in the Corporate Finance Department of Blyth Eastman Dillon & Company. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mr. Raether serves as a director or trustee for several educational and non-profit institutions. He recently retired from the Board of Trinity College in Hartford, CT, after 25 years of service including the last 12 years as Chairman. He also serves as a Trustee of the Board of Overseers of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Foundation. Mr. Raether is the President of the Institute for Sports Medicine Research in New York.

Richard W. Roedel

Richard W. Roedel has been a member of the board of BrightView or its parent since January 2015. Mr. Roedel also serves as a director of publicly held companies IHS Markit Inc., Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, LSB Industries, Inc., where he is the lead independent director, and Luna Innovations Incorporated, where he is the Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Roedel serves as Chairman of the audit committee of LSB and a member of the audit committee of Six Flags and IHS Markit. Mr. Roedel serves on the compensation committee of LSB and Luna and is Chairman of the risk committee of IHS Markit. Mr. Roedel is also a member of the board of Beaulieu Group, LLC, a private company. Mr. Roedel served as a director of Broadview Network Holdings, Inc., a private company with publicly traded debt until 2012. Mr. Roedel was a director of Lorillard, Inc. from 2008 to 2015, when it was acquired by Reynolds American Inc. Mr. Roedel was a director of Sealy Corporation from 2006 to 2013, when Sealy was acquired by Tempur-Pedic International Inc. Mr. Roedel was a director of BrightPoint, Inc. from 2002 until 2012, when BrightPoint was acquired by Ingram Micro. Mr. Roedel was a director of Dade Behring, Inc. from 2002 until 2007, when it was acquired by Siemens AG. Mr. Roedel served in various capacities at Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. from 2002 until 2005, including chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Roedel is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Risk Oversight Advisory Council. Mr. Roedel served a three year term, ending in 2017, on the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). From 1971 through 2000, he was employed by BDO Seidman LLP, becoming an audit partner in 1980, later being promoted in 1990 to managing partner in Chicago and then managing partner in New York in 1994, and finally, in 1999, to chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Roedel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Joshua T. Weisenbeck

Joshua T. Weisenbeck has been a member of the board of BrightView or its parent since May 2015. Mr. Weisenbeck is a Member at KKR. He joined KKR in 2008 and is a member of the Industrials Private Equity team. He has been actively involved with the investments in Gardner Denver, Capsugel and Capital Safety. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of Gardner Denver and was formerly a director of Capsugel and Capital Safety. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Weisenbeck was with Onex Corporation from 2006 to 2008, focusing on Industrials private equity transactions, including Onex’s investment in Allison Transmission. Prior to Onex, he worked for Lazard Freres & Co. in its Power & Energy group from 2004 to 2006, where he was involved in a number of merger and acquisition transactions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors, magna cum laude, from Williams College.