Steven D. Lerner joined our Board in 2019. He was an independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee at Green and served as a director of Green Bank from 2006 to 2019. Mr. Lerner is the Chief Executive Officer of TRC Ventures, L.P. (formerly The Redstone Companies, LP). Previously, he held the position of President of Redstone Companies Real Estate, LLC and was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of The Redstone Companies and numerous Redstone-related entities since 1998. Before that, Mr. Lerner was a partner of the Houston law firm now known as Schlanger, Silver, Barg & Paine, LLP. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Lerner received a Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review. Mr. Lerner is also the Vice-Chairman of Harris County Improvement District #1 (the Uptown District in Houston). Mr. Lerner’s extensive financial and investment experience, including his significant financial and accounting expertise, his experience in the development of and investment in real estate, his longstanding relationships within the business, political and charitable communities, as well as his previous service with Green and Green Bank, qualifies him to serve on our Board.