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Leadership

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Taj J. Claton

DIRECTOR

Taj J. Clayton has served as a Director of the Company since July 2020. Mr. Clayton has served as a member of the Executive Advisory Council of New Mountain Capital since July 2020. Since September 2020, Mr. Clayton has served as a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Prior to this, from March 2017 to August 2020, he was a Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP. From September 2006 to December 2013, he was an Associate, and from January 2014 to March 2017, a Principal at Fish & Richardson P.C. From September 2005 to September 2006, Mr. Clayton served as a Law Clerk to Chief Judge Mark L. Wolf in the United States Federal District Court of Massachusetts. Mr. Clayton is a member of the President’s Advisory Board for UT Southwestern Medical Center, a Member of the Board for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, a Member of the National Board of Directors for Girls Inc., a Member of the Board of the Hockaday School and a Member of the Advisory Board for the Coalition of Black Excellence. Mr. Clayton holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an AB in History from Harvard University.