Board of Directors

James R. Abrahamson

James R. Abrahamson has been an independent 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.

Jane Okun Bomba

Jane Okun Bomba has been an independent member of the board of BrightView since April 2019. Ms. Okun Bomba is President of Saddle Ridge Consulting and advises on a range of strategic issues, including investor relations, corporate perception, transaction integration, corporate governance, human resources and ESG.

From 2004 to 2017, Ms. Okun Bomba was an executive at IHS Markit, most recently as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer. At IHS Markit she led 450 people worldwide delivering support to the company through many corporate functions including HR, Marketing, Communications, Sustainability and Investor Relations. Ms Okun Bomba led large transformational initiatives including the company’s 2005 IPO, the rebranding of the company (including the brand integration of more than 70 acquisitions), and the implementation of a single global ERP replacing over 40 distinct billing and financial systems globally.

Prior to IHS, she was a partner at Genesis, Inc. and headed investor relations at Velocom, MediaOne Group, and Northwest Airlines. She held various management positions in corporate finance at Northwest Airlines and American Airlines, and was a CPA at Price Waterhouse focused in the areas of general audit and litigation support.

Ms. Okun Bomba serves on the board of Clarivate Analytics PLC, ServiceSource, Kickstart International, and is a member of the International Women’s Forum. She is a member of the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board and the School of Literature, Science and Arts Dean’s Advisory Committee. Ms. Okun Bomba holds both a BGS and an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She completed graduate studies at the Stockholm School of Economics, and board director education in the Women’s Director Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and the Directors’ Consortium.

Shamit Grover

Shamit Grover has been a member of the Board since October 2018. Mr. Grover joined MSD in 2009 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of WIRB-Copernicus Group, Kobalt Music and Waypoint Leasing, and represents MSD on the Boards of Owl Rock, UFC and TNS. Prior to joining MSD, 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, President and Chief Executive Officer

Andrew V. Masterman has served as President and 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, Chairman

Paul E. Raether has been a member of the board of BrightView since May 2015. Mr. Raether is a Senior Advisory Partner at KKR & Co. Inc. (“KKR”). He joined KKR in 1980, became a General Partner in 1986, and currently serves on two of three of KKR’s regional Portfolio Management Committees. Mr. Raether also serves on the board of directors of the Apple Leisure Group. 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 is currently a member of the Board of Directors of five public companies: BrightView, Inc., Clarivate Analytics Plc, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, LSB Industries, Inc. and Luna Innovations Incorporated. Mr. Roedel serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of BrightView and LSB and a member of the Audit Committee of Six Flags and Clarivate. Mr. Roedel serves on the Compensation Committee of LSB and Luna. Mr. Roedel is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Six Flags, Luna and LSB. In August 2020, Mr. Roedel announced his retirement from the Six Flag’s Board of Directors effective at its annual meeting in May 2021.During the years Mr. Roedel has been a director of public companies, he has served as lead independent director on several occasions and the chairman of several governance, compensation and special committees.

Mr. Roedel served on the board of IHS Markit from 2006 until 2020 when he retired from the board. During that time Mr.Roedel served as Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Roedel served on the board of Lorillard, Inc. until 2015 when it was acquired by Reynolds American Inc. During his years on the board Mr. Roedel served as Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and lead independent director. Mr. Roedel served on the board of Sealy Corporation in several capacities, including Chairman of it Audit Committee, until 2013 when Sealy was acquired by Tempur-Pedic International Inc. Mr. Roedel served on the Board of Directors of BrightPoint, Inc. in several capacities until 2012, when it was acquired by Ingram Micro Inc., including Chairman of its Audit Committee, Chairman of its Compensation Committee and member of its Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Roedel served on the Board of Directors of Broadview Holdings, Inc. and was Chairman of its Audit Committee and a member of its Compensation Committees until 2012, following the approval of its financial restructuring plan by the United States Bankruptcy Court, which resulted in a change to its ownership structure. Mr. Roedel served on the Board of Directors of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. and was Chairman of its Audit Committee until 2007 when Dade was acquired by Siemens AG. Mr. Roedel served on the Board of Directors of Take- Two Interactive Software, Inc. until 2005, initially as Chairman of its Audit and Governance Committees, later becoming Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Roedel is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Risk Oversight Advisory Council. Mr. Roedel was appointed to a three year term, ending in 2017, on the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

Until 2000, Mr. Roedel was employed by BDO Seidman LLP, having been managing partner of its Chicago and New York Metropolitan area offices and later Chairman and CEO. Mr. Roedel is a graduate of The Ohio State University and a CPA.

Mara Swan

Mara Swan has been an independent member of the board of BrightView since April 2019. Ms. Swan currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Talent at ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN). In this role, which she has held since 2009, she leads executive compensation, strategy, marketing, human resources, thought leadership, public relations, communications, and corporate social responsibility. In 2014, she also assumed global leadership responsibility of ManpowerGroup’s Right Management brand, which has consistently grown its EBITDA margin under her leadership.

Prior to ManpowerGroup, Ms. Swan was the CHRO at MolsonCoors, where she served on the executive management team and co-led the synergy taskforce during the Coors and Molson merger. Ms. Swan currently serves on the GOJO Industries board of directors where she has been compensation chair since 2011. She is also the Executive Chair of the Center on Executive Compensation in Washington, D.C.

In 2012, Ms. Swan was inducted as a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources and named HR Executive of the Year by HR Executive Magazine. In 2015, she was named one of the fifteen most influential and prominent women leading human resources functions. A recognized speaker and writer, she has presented at the World Economic Forum and published in Harvard Business Review on trends impacting business performance. Ms. Swan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude, from the University of Buffalo and a master’s degree, magna cum laude, in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota.

Joshua T. Weisenbeck

Joshua T. Weisenbeck has been a member of the board of BrightView 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 KKR’s investments in Gardner Denver, Capsugel, Capital Safety, Hyperion Materials & Technologies, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, and GeoStabilization International. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of Gardner Denver, Hyperion Materials & Technologies, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, and GeoStabilization International, 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.