Board of Directors

James R. Abrahamson

James R. Abrahamson has been a member of the Board since August 2015. Mr. Abrahamson’s public company board experience includes currently serving as independent Board Chair of VICI Properties, Inc. (NYSE: VICI) a leading REIT comprised of large-scale experiential focused destination resort and gaming facilities across the country, since its inception in October 2017 and subsequent IPO in February 2018. Additionally, Mr. Abrahamson serves as an independent director of CorePoint Lodging Inc. (NYSE: CPLG), a leading midscale hotel REIT comprised of over 100 hotels, since its launch and IPO in May 2018. Previously, Mr. Abrahamson served as an independent director as LaQuinta Holdings (NYSE: LQ) from 2015 until its sale to Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in 2018 and as an executive director of the board of Intercontinental Hotels Group (LON: IHG) in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Abrahamson’s corporate career includes prior service as Chief Executive Officer of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a privately held leading global hotel management company comprised of approximately 500 hotels from 2011 to March 2017; he was named to the position of Chairman and CEO in October 2016. He then served as Board Chair from March 2017 until the sale of Interstate to Aimbridge Hospitality in October 2019. Prior to joining Interstate in 2011, Mr. Abrahamson held senior leadership positions with InterContinental Hotels Group (LON: IHG), Hyatt Corporation (NYSE: H), Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) and Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT). Mr. Abrahamson has also previously served as President of the Marriott International National Association owners’ organization in 2017 and 2018, as Board Chair of the American Hotel and Lodging Association in 2015 and 2016 and as 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.

Frank Lopez

Frank Lopez has been an independent member of the board of BrightView since September 2021. Mr. Lopez is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Ryder System, Inc., a global commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions company. From July 2013 to January 2016, Mr. Lopez was Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources Operations, responsible for business segments throughout U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, as well as for corporate human resources, talent management, recruiting, diversity and inclusion, labor relations and human resource service center operations. Mr. Lopez joined Ryder in October 2002 as Associate General Counsel – Global Labor and Employment Law, with responsibility for global employment law and labor relations. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Lopez spent several years in private practice at a national law firm. Mr. Lopez has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida International University and a law degree from Emory University School of Law. He is member of the Board of Directors of the Florida International University Foundation.

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 served as a director of WMIH Corp. from May 2015 until May 2017. He has played a significant role in numerous portfolio companies including Apple Leisure Group, 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.

Richard W. Roedel

Richard W. Roedel has been a member of the Board since January 2015.

Mr. Roedel also serves as a director of publicly held companies Clarivate Analytics plc, LSB Industries, Inc. and Luna Innovations Incorporated. Mr. Roedel serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Luna and LSB and as Chairman of the audit committee of LSB and a member of the audit committee of Clarivate. Mr. Roedel also serves on the compensation committee of LSB and Luna.

Mr. Roedel served on the board of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation from 2010 until 2021, serving as Non-Executive Chairman at his retirement. Mr. Roedel served on the Board of IHS Markit from 2006 until 2020. 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 of Lorillard, Inc., 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 its 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 a member of the Board since April 2019. Since October 2020, Ms. Swan serves as the President of Acceleration, LLC and advises on human capital strategy, talent, D, E & I, compensation, workforce productivity and performance issues. In March 2020, Ms. Swan retired as the Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Talent at ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN). In this role, which she held since 2009, she led corporate strategy, marketing, human resources, thought leadership, public relations, communications, risk management and ESG. In 2014, she assumed global leadership responsibility for ManpowerGroup’s Right Management brand, where she was responsible for driving growth and improving profitability. Prior to ManpowerGroup, Ms. Swan was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Molson Coors Beverage company. Ms. Swan currently serves on the GOJO Industries (PURELL brand) board of directors where she has been the chair of the compensation committee since 2011. In July 2020, Ms. Swan joined the board of ULINE, North America’s leading distributor of shipping packaging and industrial supplies. Ms. Swan also was previously 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. 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 since May 2015. Mr. Weisenbeck is a Partner at KKR and leads the Industrials industry team within KKR’s North America Private Equity platform. He is also a member of the Investment Committee and the Portfolio Management Committee for the North America Private Equity platform, as well as a member of the Global Conflicts and Compliance Committee. He has been actively involved with the investments in Capsugel, Capital Safety, Ingersoll Rand (formerly Gardner Denver), Hyperion Materials & Technologies, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, GeoStabilization International, Novaria Group, Flow Control Group, Charter Next Generation and Bettcher Industries. He currently sits on the boards of Hyperion Materials & Technologies, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, GeoStabilization International, Novaria Group, Flow Control Group, Charter Next Generation, and Bettcher Industries. He was formerly a director of Capital Safety during the time that KKR owned it from 2012 until the successful sale of the company to 3M in 2015, as well as a director of Capsugel during the time that KKR owned it from 2011 until the successful sale of the company to Lonza in 2017. Mr. Weisenbeck was also formerly a director of Ingersoll Rand (previously Gardner Denver) from the original take-private transaction in 2013 until KKR’s final monetization in 2021, following the company’s IPO and subsequent Reverse Morris Trust. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Weisenbeck was with Onex Corporation, focusing on industrials private equity transactions, including Onex’s investment in Allison Transmission. Prior to Onex, he worked for Lazard Freres & Co. He holds a B.A. with honors, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Williams College.