Board of Directors
|Thomas D. Bell, Jr.|
Thomas D. Bell, Jr. is our Lead Director and has served on the board since March 2002. He is the Chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bell is currently the Chairman of Mesa Capital Partners, a real estate investment company, and serves as a director at AGL Resources, Inc. (NYSE: AGL) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC). Previously, he served as the non-executive Chairman of SecurAmerica LLC, a national commercial security company, from January 2010 until September 2012, and as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ), a real estate investment trust, from January 2001 until July 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Bell served as senior advisor at Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, overseeing real estate activities. Mr. Bell also spent ten years with Young & Rubicam and retired as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bell served as a director of Lincoln National Corporation Co. (NYSE: LNC) from May 1988 to May 2005.