Edward L. Shapiro
Edward L. Shapiro has been our Lead Independent Director since April 2018 and a member of our Board since February 2013. He served as our Board Chair from February 2013 through March 2018. He served as a Managing Partner of PAR Capital Management, Inc. from 1997 to December 2016. Prior to joining PAR Capital, Mr. Shapiro was a Vice President at Wellington Management Company, LLP, and before that an analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. Mr. Shapiro has served on the board of directors of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) since April 2016, and he served on the board of US Airways from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Shapiro also served on the board of directors of SONIFI Solutions, Inc. from November 2010 to December 2016. Mr. Shapiro has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.