Mr. Bradford M. Freeman is a General Partner of Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity firm formed in 1983 with offices in Los Angeles and New York devoted exclusively to investing together with management in growing companies. Since its founding, Freeman Spogli & Co. has organized the acquisition of 42 companies with aggregate transaction values in excess of $16 billion. Freeman received his AB degree, with distinction, in economics from Stanford University in 1964 and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1966. He is currently a Board member of Edison International (Southern California Edison) and CB Richard Ellis. Besides his business activities, he serves on the Boards of Trustees of The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, USC Annenberg School for Communication in Los Angeles, the National Collegiate Athletic Association Foundation and served as Trustee of Stanford University from 1995-2005.