Cheryl Gordon Krongard Chair, Leadership Development and Compensation Committee
Ms. Krongard is engaged in private investment activities. Ms. Krongard was a senior partner of Apollo Management, L.P., a private investment company, from January 2002 to December 2004. From 1994 to 2000, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rothschild Asset Management and as Senior Managing Director for Rothschild North America. Additionally, she served as a director of Rothschild North America, Rothschild Asset Management, Rothschild Asset Management BV, and Rothschild Realty Inc. and as Managing Member of Rothschild Recovery Fund. Ms. Krongard received her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Administration from Iowa State University. She currently serves on the board of directors of Xerox Corporation. Ms. Krongard served as a director of US Airways Group Inc. from 2003 until its recent merger with American Airlines Group (formerly, AMR Corp and Educate, Inc.). Ms. Krongard was elected a lifetime governor of the Iowa State University Foundation in 1997 and has served as Chairperson of its Investment Committee. She also is a member of the Deans Advisory Council, Iowa State University College of Business.