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Board of Directors

Thomas A. Kingsbury , , , President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Mr. Kingsbury has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer, and on our Board of Directors, since December 2008. Mr. Kingsbury was appointed Chairman of the Board in May 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Kingsbury served as Senior Executive Vice President- Information Services, E- Commerce, Marketing and Business Development of Kohl's Corporation from August 2006 to December 2008. Prior to joining Kohl's, Mr. Kingsbury served in various management positions with The May Department Stores Company, an operator of department store chains, commencing in 1976 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Filene's division since February 2000. Mr. Kingsbury's day-to-day leadership and experience as our President and Chief Executive Officer gives him unique insights into our challenges, opportunities and operations.

Ted English , , , Director

Ted English has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2016. Mr. English has served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bob’s Discount Furniture since March 2016 and was its Chief Executive Officer from 2006 until his appointment as Executive Chairman. Prior to joining Bob’s Discount Furniture, Mr. English served as TJX’s Chief Executive Officer from 2000 (and President from 1999) to 2005. Mr. English was Chairman of The Marmaxx Group between 2000 and 2004, and held various other executive and merchandising positions with TJX from 1983 to 1999. In addition to Burlington Stores and Bob’s Discount Furniture, Mr. English serves on the Board of Directors of Rue La La, an e-commerce destination connecting world-class brands with next generation shoppers. He previously served as a director of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. Mr. English also serves on the Board of Trustees of various funds within the multi-affiliate structure of Natixis Global Asset Management, a global asset management firm. Mr. English’s long career in retail has given him broad experience in large retail chain management. Mr. English also has significant leadership experience, including service as the chief executive of both a premier discount home furnishings company and a leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions.

Jordan Hitch , , , Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Jordan Hitch joined our Board of Directors in April 2006 and currently is the Chairman of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Hitch was formerly a Managing Director at Bain Capital and left the firm after 18 years in 2015. He is currently an active personal investor across a wide range of early stage companies. Mr. Hitch is a member of the board of directors of Gymboree Corporation, owned by Bain Capital, and Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a company in which Bain Capital owns an interest. In connection with these board roles Mr. Hitch serves as a Senior Advisor to Bain Capital. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Hitch was a consultant at Bain & Company where he worked in the financial services, healthcare and utility industries. Mr. Hitch has substantial experience investing in retail companies and possesses valuable financial expertise, including significant experience with capital markets transactions and investments in both public and private companies.

John J. Mahoney , , , Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

John J. Mahoney has served as a member of our Board of Directors since December 2013 and currently serves as the Lead Independent Director. Mr. Mahoney is a member of our Compensation Committee and currently serves as the Chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Mahoney is a member of the board of directors of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., Chico’s FAS and The Michaels Companies, Inc. Previously, Mr. Mahoney served on the Boards of Directors of Advo, Inc. from 2001 to 2007, Tweeter Home Entertainment Group, Inc. from 2004 to 2007 and Zipcar, Inc. from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Mahoney served as Vice Chairman of Staples, Inc. from January 2006 until retiring in July 2012. While at Staples, Mr. Mahoney served as Chief Financial Officer from September 1996 to January 2012, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer from October 1997 to January 2006 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 1996 to October 1997. Before joining Staples, Mr. Mahoney was a partner with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP where he worked for 20 years, including service in the firm’s National Office Accounting and Auditing group. Mr. Mahoney is a certified public accountant. Mr. Mahoney possesses valuable financial expertise, including substantial experience in corporate finance and accounting and extensive experience providing audit and financial reporting services to numerous organizations.

William P. McNamara , , , Director

William P. McNamara has served as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2014 and currently serves as a member of our Audit Committee and our Compensation Committee. Mr. McNamara possesses over 30 years of experience in retail with two prominent department stores, Macy’s/Federated and May Department Stores Company. Mr. McNamara began his career at Filene’s, a division of May Department Stores, rising through the ranks of the merchandising organization. In 1998, Mr. McNamara was promoted to President of the May Merchandising Company to lead all brand merchandising and product development. In 2000, he was promoted to Vice Chairman of May Department Stores Company where he had direct responsibility for all of its department store divisions. In 2005, upon completion of the merger between Federated and May, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Midwest division. In 2008, Mr. McNamara became President of Macy’s Reinvent Strategies and served in that capacity through his retirement in 2009. Mr. McNamara’s long career in retail has given him broad experience in large retail chain management, including merchandising and product development.

Tricia Patrick , , , Director

Tricia Patrick has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2012 and currently serves on our Audit Committee. Ms. Patrick is a Managing Director of Advent International Corporation. Prior to Advent, Ms. Patrick held various positions with Bain Capital from 2004 through July 2016, most recently as a Principal in Bain Capital Private Equity’s consumer, retail and dining sector team. Prior to Bain Capital, Ms. Patrick was an investment professional in the Private Equity Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 2002 to 2004. Ms. Patrick has been determined by our Board of Directors to be an audit committee financial expert. Ms. Patrick has extensive experience investing in retail companies and possesses valuable financial expertise, including significant experience with capital markets transactions and investments in both public and private companies.

Paul J. Sullivan , , , Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee

Paul J. Sullivan has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2012 and currently serves as the Chairman of our Audit Committee and as a member of our Compensation Committee. Mr. Sullivan was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1983 until his retirement in July 2009. At PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Mr. Sullivan served as a member of the Board of Partners, Chair of the Finance Committee, and as a member of the Management Evaluation and Compensation, Admissions and Strategy Committees. Since retiring, Mr. Sullivan has pursued personal interests. Mr. Sullivan is a certified public accountant. Mr. Sullivan has been determined by our Board of Directors to be an audit committee financial expert. Mr. Sullivan possesses valuable financial expertise, including substantial experience in corporate finance and accounting and extensive experience providing audit and financial reporting services to numerous organizations.

Mary Ann Tocio , , , Director

Mary Ann Tocio has served as a member of our Board of Directors since December 2015 and currently serves on our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Tocio has over 30 years of leadership experience. She retired from Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc. in July 2015 after 23 years with that company, most recently as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Bright Horizons, Ms. Tocio served in several positions with Wellesley Medical Management, Inc. (Health Stop), including Senior Vice President of Operations. Ms. Tocio is a member of the board of directors of Bright Horizons and Civitas Solutions, and is Chairman of the Board of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a non-profit health services company. Ms. Tocio served as a member of the board of directors of Mac-Gray Corporation from 2006 to 2013. Ms. Tocio has significant leadership and operational experience, including expertise managing growing organizations, as well as substantial public company board experience.