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Brad Jacobs
Executive Chairman
Brad Jacobs
Executive Chairman

Brad Jacobs has started five companies, leading each of them to become a billion-dollar or multi-billion-dollar enterprise. These include three publicly traded companies: XPO Logistics, Inc., United Rentals, Inc. and United Waste Systems, Inc. Under his leadership, XPO and United Rentals were among the 20 best-performing stocks of the last decade. Prior to starting XPO in 2011, Mr. Jacobs founded United Rentals in 1997 and led the company for 10 years as chairman, including six years as chief executive officer. He founded United Waste Systems in 1989 and served for eight years as chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Jacobs serves as non-executive chairman of the boards of GXO Logistics, Inc. and RXO, Inc., both publicly traded spin-offs of XPO.
 

Allison Landry
Vice Chair
Allison Landry
Vice Chair
Allison Landry is a former senior transportation research analyst with Credit Suisse, covering the trucking, railroad, airfreight and logistics industries. Previously, Ms. Landry served as a financial analyst and senior accountant with OneBeacon Insurance Co. (now Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions). She holds an MBA degree from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from College of the Holy Cross.
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
Lead Independent Director
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
Lead Independent Director
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. is president and chief executive officer of SHRM, the Society of Human Resources Management. Mr. Taylor’s career spans more than 20 years as a lawyer and executive with not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, including IAC, Paramount Pictures, Blockbuster Entertainment Group and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. He has served as chairman of the President's Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and on the White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. He is a trustee of the University of Miami, a member of the National Board of Governors of the American Red Cross, and a member of the corporate boards of Guild Education and iCIMS, Inc. Mr. Taylor is a contributor to USA Today and a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He holds a juris doctor degree and a master’s degree from Drake University, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.
Jason Aiken
Director
Jason Aiken
Director
Jason Aiken serves as chief financial officer and executive vice president of the technologies segment of General Dynamics. Previously, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer of General Dynamics subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., and held earlier positions with General Dynamics, including controller, vice president of accounting and director of consolidation accounting. Prior to joining General Dynamics, Mr. Aiken was an audit manager with Arthur Andersen LLP in Washington, D.C., where he provided audit and consulting services for defense contractors. He holds an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from Washington and Lee University.
Bella Allaire
Director
Bella Allaire
Director
Bella Allaire is executive vice president of technology and operations with Raymond James Financial, Inc., and was previously managing director and chief information officer of UBS Wealth Management Americas. Earlier, she served for 26 years in various senior technology leadership roles at Prudential Securities, Inc. Ms. Allaire was born in Ukraine and earned her bachelor’s degree from Lviv University.
Mario Harik
Director
Mario Harik
Director

Mario Harik leads the execution of XPO's strategy, including growth investments in customer service excellence and employee satisfaction. Leveraging his previous service as XPO’s chief information officer, Mr. Harik also oversees the expansion of network capacity and proprietary technology that are transforming the company’s operations. Prior to XPO, Mr. Harik held positions as chief information officer and senior vice president of research and development with Oakleaf Waste Management, chief technology officer with Tallan, Inc., and co-founder and chief architect of web and voice applications with G3 Analyst. He holds a master’s degree in engineering, information technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a degree in engineering, computer and communications from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Mr. Harik also serves on XPO’s board of directors.

Michael Jesselson
Director
Michael Jesselson
Director

Michael Jesselson, president of Jesselson Capital Corp., serves as a director of C-III Capital Partners LLC, Ascendant Digital Acquisition Corp. and other private companies, as well as several philanthropic organizations. Mr. Jesselson was a longstanding director of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., where he served as lead independent director.

Irene Moshouris
Director
Irene Moshouris
Director
Irene Moshouris is senior vice president and treasurer of United Rentals, Inc. and formerly served in finance management roles with Avon Products and GTE Corp. Ms. Moshouris has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Queens College, a Master of Laws degree in tax law and taxation from New York University School of Law, and a juris doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School.

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