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Board of Directors

Charles L. Harrington

Mr. Harrington was appointed Chief Executive Officer in May 2008. He was named Chairman of the Parsons Board of Directors later that year and President of the corporation in 2009. Before his appointment in 2006 to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Parsons, Mr. Harrington was the founding President of one of Parsons’ business units.


Kenneth C. Dahlberg Outside and Independent directors

Mr. Dahlberg was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Before joining SAIC, he was Executive Vice President of General Dynamics. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Raytheon Systems Company and subsequently President of Raytheon International. Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Hughes Aircraft and Corporate Vice President of Hughes Electronics. Mr. Dahlberg is also a Director on the boards of Teledyne Technologies, Inc. and Motorola Solutions.


Mark K. Holdsworth Outside and Independent directors

Mr. Holdsworth is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC. Before that, he was a Vice President of Corporate Finance at U.S. Bancorp Libra, Inc. He serves as Vice Chairman of EP Management Corporation and served as Chairman of International Wire Group. Mr. Holdsworth currently serves as Chairman of WinCup, Inc., and Chairman of Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. He is a National Trustee of Boys & Girls Clubs of America.


Jeanne M. Johns Outside and Independent directors

Ms. Johns is the former Head of Safety and Operational Risk for BP’s global downstream business based in London. Over the course of her 25+ years with BP, Ms. Johns held numerous leadership roles managing multinational businesses and international strategic business development. While residing in Shanghai, China, she served as Chair of SECCO, a joint venture (JV) between BP, Sinopec, and Shanghai Petrochemical Corporation. Ms. Johns also served on the JV boards of three Malaysian petrochemical companies. Her passion for diversity in the workplace led to her role as Chair of BP’s global women’s network, and she was recognized in 2014 with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award for demonstrating excellence and leadership in her career.


Steven F. Leer Outside and Independent directors

Mr. Leer is former Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arch Coal, Inc. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, and before that he was President as well as Chief Executive Officer from the time the company was formed. Prior to Arch Coal’s formation, Mr. Leer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Mineral Corporation, one of Arch Coal’s predecessor companies. In addition, he serves on the boards of Norfolk Southern Corporation, USG Corporation, and Washington University in St. Louis, and is a former regent of the University of the Pacific.


Tamara L. Lundgren Outside and Independent directors

Ms. Lundgren is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SSI). Before that, she was Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of SSI. Prior to joining SSI, she was a Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase, a managing Director at Deutsche Bank in New York and London, and a partner at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson, LLP. Ms. Lundgren serves as a Director on the boards of Ryder System, Inc., and the Portland Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She is Chairman of the Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Committee of 200, and a member of the Business Leadership Council of Wellesley College.


James F. McGovern Outside and Independent directors

Mr. McGovern is Senior Managing Partner of Alagem Capital; Chief Executive Officer and President of Dunhill Technologies, LLC; and Partner with McGovern & Smith Law Firm. Mr. McGovern previously served as Acting Secretary of the U.S. Air Force and Staff Director of the Senate Committee on Armed Services.


M. Christian Mitchell Outside and Independent directors

Mr. Mitchell was National Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP’s mortgage banking and finance practice. Before that, his roles with the firm included Regional Managing Partner for various practices, Associate National Managing Partner for the banking and thrift practice, and partner in the mergers and acquisitions and capital markets practice. Mr. Mitchell currently serves as a director for Special Value Opportunities Fund LLC; Reis, Inc.; Grandpoint Capital, Inc.; and Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation. In addition, he serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marshall & Stevens. Mr. Mitchell also serves as Chairman and President of the Southern California Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He is recognized by NACD as a Board Leadership Fellow and was named to the “100 Most Influential People in Corporate Governance” list by Directorship magazine in 2011 and 2012. In addition, he served a 2-year term as an Accounting Fellow for a federal agency.


Major General Suzanne M. “Zan” Vautrinot, USAF (ret) Outside and Independent directors

Maj. Gen. Vautrinot is President of Kilovolt Consulting, Inc., a cyber security strategy and technology consulting firm. She serves as a Director on the boards for Symantec Corporation; ECOLAB, Inc.; the Battelle Memorial Institute, and Wells Fargo. Before retiring, she was a Major General in the United States Air Force and served as Commander, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber.


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