Board of Directors

Pat Byrne is the Chief Executive Officer for GE’s Onshore Wind Business, leading the innovation, manufacturing and servicing of an installed base of more than 50,000 onshore wind turbines. In addition to his role as CEO, Mr. Byrne leads GE’s global Safety and Lean Transformation initiatives. He previously served as CEO of GE Digital, where he led the company’s software business focused on digital transformation.

Prior to joining GE, Mr. Byrne served as Senior Vice President of Fortive’s Product Realization business. His previous leadership roles included serving as Vice President of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer for Danaher’s test and measurement segment and as President of Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions. Mr. Byrne also served as President and CEO of Intermec Technologies and as President of Agilent’s electronic measurement group. He began his career at Hewlett-Packard.

Mr. Byrne has served as a member of the board of directors for multiple publicly traded companies, including Micron Technology, the global leader in memory solutions.

Mr. Byrne holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. 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.
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.
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.
Sarah Farrell is currently a Partner at Inclusive Capital Partners, L.P., a San Francisco-based investment firm that seeks to partner with companies that address and enable solutions to address environmental and societal problems. Ms. Farrell is a former director at Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., where she was a member of the Audit Committee from March 2020 through April 2021. Ms. Farrell has also served as a board observer at Reddit, Inc. since February 2021 and a director of Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers, a private network of intensive outpatient addiction treatment centers, since July 2021. Prior to joining Inclusive Capital Partners at its inception in July 2020, Ms. Farrell worked as an Associate at ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco-based investment firm where she started in August of 2018. Ms. Farrell also worked in The Blackstone Groups’ Private Equity division from August 2016 through July 2018. Prior to joining Blackstone, she worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan in the Mergers & Acquisitions group since May of 2014. Ms. Farrell holds a bachelor’s degree in Honors Chemistry from Harvard College. We believe that Ms. Farrell’s experience supporting environmental, social and governance initiatives and her background in investment banking makes her well qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s 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.
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.
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.