Richard H. Bard has served on the Board since October 2014. Mr. Bard is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bard Capital Group LLC, an operating and investment business. Mr. Bard currently serves as the Chairman of Blastrac Global, Inc., Chairman and Co-CEO of Centennial Jet Partners LLC., and Vice Chairman of CIC Bancshares, Inc. Mr. Bard also served as Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City from 2002 to 2006. He is a founding member of the Board of Visitors at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, and he is a former Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Business School at University of Colorado at Denver. He also created the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship at the Business School of the University of Colorado at Denver.
Mr. Bard brings to the Board extensive knowledge and experience as a director across a diverse set of companies and as an executive and entrepreneur.