James D. Edwards was elected to our board of directors on October 12, 2004. Mr. Edwards retired in 2002 as managing partner—global markets of Arthur Andersen LLP, a position he had held since 1998. He first began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP and served in several positions in which he developed significant financial expertise in public accounting and provided consulting services to a broad range of industries. Mr. Edwards is also a director of Crawford & Company, a public global provider of claims adjustment and risk management solutions. He had previously served on the board of Cousins Properties Incorporated, a publicly held REIT, until May 2014. Mr. Edwards had also served on the board of Transcend Services, Inc., a provider of medical transcription services to the healthcare industry, until early 2012, and had served on the board of IMS Health Incorporated, a global provider of information solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, until February 2010. Mr. Edwards received a B.S. in Accounting from Bob Jones University and was a long-term member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.