Biography

Robert Howard

Mr. Howard was appointed to the Board in September 2015. Since 2010, Mr. Howard has served as Chief Investment Officer of GoldKey/PHR Hotels & Resorts, a hotel management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mr. Howard joined GoldKey/PHR in 1990 as Controller and subsequently served as Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting and as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining GoldKey/PHR, Mr. Howard provided audit, tax and consulting services with both Ernst & Whinney and with a regional accounting firm. Mr. Howard's management, finance and accounting backgrounds are expected to provide substantial additional expertise to the Board.