Board of Directors

Jacob Kotzubei joined Platinum Equity in 2002 and is a Partner at Platinum Equity and a member of Platinum Equity’s Investment Committee. Mr. Kotzubei serves as an officer and/or director of a number of Platinum’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Platinum in 2002, Mr. Kotzubei worked for Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division in New York City. Previously, he was an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Kotzubei received a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law where he was elected a member of the Columbia Law Review. Mr. Kotzubei’s experience in executive management oversight, private equity, capital markets and transactional matters has led the Board to conclude that he has the varied expertise necessary to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Kotzubei is currently a director of Vertiv Holdings Co., Key Energy Services, Inc., and Ryerson Holding Corporation.
David Roberts is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Verra Mobility. In such capacity, Mr. Roberts has established a high performing company that embraces consistent financial performance, market leadership and culture as the driver of performance. Prior to Verra Mobility, from April 2012 to August 2014, Mr. Roberts was the President and Chief Executive Officer of BillingTree, a multi-channel electronic payment platform company. Prior to joining BillingTree, from August 2008 to March 2012, Mr. Roberts was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, leading the Equity Plan Services business. Mr. Roberts joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch via sale of Equity Methods, where he served as Chief Executive Officer.
John Rexford is the Managing Director of Ramona Park Consulting LLC, which he founded in 2016. Mr. Rexford has over 36 years of finance experience that includes serving as Global M&A Head from 2010 to 2015 at the Xerox Corporation and serving in various positions at Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (which was acquired by the Xerox Corporation), including Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2007, Executive Vice President from 2001 to 2009 and Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Rexford has also served as a director of Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Rexford received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1979 and a MBA from SMU Cox School of Business in 1980. Mr. Rexford is a director, member of the compensation committee, and former chairman of the audit committee of Exela Technologies. We believe that Mr. Rexford’s significant experience and financial expertise make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board.
Douglas Davis currently serves as an independent director of Digital Aerolus and was previously a director of Blue Pillar, Inc. and HERE Technologies. Mr. Davis held various positions of increasing responsibility at Intel Corporation from 1984 to 2019, most recently as Senior Vice President of the Automated Driving Group and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Internet of Things Solutions Group. Mr. Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University and an MBA from W.P. Carey Graduate School of Business at Arizona State University. We believe that Mr. Davis’ significant technological expertise and operational experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board.
Cynthia Russo currently serves as a director of PAR Technology Corporation, UserTesting, Inc. and Verifone, Inc. Ms. Russo also serves as the audit committee chair and a member of the compensation and nominating and governance committees for PAR Technology Corporation. She also serves as the chair of the audit committee for UserTesting, Inc. and Verifone, Inc. Ms. Russo previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cvent, Inc., a cloud-based enterprise event management platform, from September 2015 to September 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Russo served in a variety of senior financial roles of increasing responsibility at MICROS Systems, Inc., including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from April 2010 until MICROS Systems’ acquisition by Oracle in September 2014. Ms. Russo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from James Madison University and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. We believe that Ms. Russo’s significant financial accounting expertise, executive leadership and risk management experience make her well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board.
Patrick Byrne currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of GE Digital, the software division of General Electric Company. Mr. Byrne previously served as the Senior Vice President of Fortive Corporation from July 2016 to June 2019, when Danaher Corporation, where Mr. Byrne previously served as the Chief Technical Officer, completed the separation of its Test Measurement and Industrial Technologies segments. Mr. Byrne previously served as an independent director of Micron Technology, Inc. from January 2011 to January 2020, including as a member of Micron’s Audit Committee from 2019 to 2020. Mr. Byrne also served as President of Tektronix, a subsidiary of Danaher, from July 2014 to July 2016. Mr. Byrne holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. We believe that Mr. Byrne’s significant technological and operational experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board.
Michael Huerta served as Administrator for the United States Federal Aviation Administration from 2013 to 2018. Before being named as Administrator, Mr. Huerta served as Acting Administrator of the FAA from 2011 to 2013 and FAA Deputy Administrator from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Huerta also served as Executive Vice President and Group President, Government Transportation, for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., now Conduent, Inc. Mr. Huerta has served as an independent director of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since 2018, and is a member of Delta Air Lines’ Audit Committee and Safety, Security and Health Committee. Mr. Huerta holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside and a Master’s in Public Affairs with a concentration in international relations from Princeton University. We believe that Mr. Huerta’s significant transportation and administrative experience makes him well-qualified to serve as a member of Verra Mobility’s Board of Directors.