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CRA International Inc (CRAI.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rowland Moriarty

70 2002 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Paul Maleh

53 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Yellin

53 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Douglas Miller

52 2017 Chief Accounting Officer

Chad Holmes

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Thomas Avery

63 2016 Independent Director

William Concannon

61 2000 Independent Director

Nancy Hawthorne

66 2014 Independent Director

Robert Holthausen

69 2014 Independent Director

William Schleyer

65 2008 Independent Director

Robert Whitman

63 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rowland Moriarty

Dr. Rowland Moriarty is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of CRA International, Inc. He has served as a director since 1986 and as chairman of our board of directors, a non-executive position, since May 2002. From December 1992 until May 2002, Dr. Moriarty served as vice chairman of our board of directors. Dr. Moriarty has been the chief executive officer of Cubex Corporation, an international marketing consulting firm, since 1992. Dr. Moriarty was a professor at Harvard Business School from 1981 to 1992. He received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School in 1970 and his D.B.A. from Harvard University in 1980. He is a director of WEX, Inc. and Virtusa Corporation, and was a director of Trammell Crow Company from 1997 to 2006 and of Staples, Inc. from 1986 to 2016. The extensive experience, knowledge and perspective Dr. Moriarty has gained across a broad spectrum of industries as a director of these publicly-traded companies, and as an international marketing consultant and a professor of marketing, are significant assets to our board of directors. Dr. Moriarty's long-standing relationship with us has given him an intimate institutional knowledge of our business, and he has been providing invaluable leadership and guidance to our board of directors for many years.

Paul Maleh

Mr. Paul Maleh is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CRA Internatiional Inc. He joined us in 1989, has served as our president and chief executive officer and as a director since November 2009. Mr. Maleh served as our chief operating officer from October 2008 through November 2009, and as our executive vice president from October 2006 to November 2009. From December 2006 to January 2009, he served as head of our finance platform. Mr. Maleh also directed our finance practice from 2000 to December 2006 and served as a vice president from 1999 to October 2006. Mr. Maleh received his M.B.A. from Northeastern University.

Jonathan Yellin

Mr. Jonathan Yellin is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company, effective March 28, 2017. Mr. Yellin joined us in 2004 as vice president and general counsel, was appointed as our executive vice president and general counsel effective March 28, 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Yellin was a senior partner in the Insolvency and Restructuring practice at Riemer & Braunstein LLP from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Yellin received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1988 and his B.A. from The George Washington University, School of Public and International Affairs, in 1985.

Douglas Miller

Mr. Douglas C. Miller has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., effective April 25, 2017. He joined the company as a consultant in September 2015, and has served as our vice president and corporate controller, roles he will retain, since November 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Miller has served in a variety of accounting roles, including consultant and interim chief accounting officer of Legal & General Retirement (U.S.), a pension reinsurance company, from December 2014 to March 2015; senior vice president and chief accounting officer of The Phoenix Company, an insurance holding company, from June 2012 until October 2014; consultant with State Street Corporation from December 2011 to April 2012; vice president and corporate controller for Sun Life Financial’s U.S. Business Group, from October 2008 until October 2011; and various positions at Deloitte & Touche LLP from January 2001 to October 2008, including as audit partner from August 2005 to October 2008. Mr. Miller holds a B.S. in Accountancy and an M.S. in Taxation from Bentley University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Advisory Board for the Accountancy Department at Bentley University.

Chad Holmes

Mr. Chad M. Holmes is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the CRA Internatiional Inc, effective as of November 10, 2014. Mr. Holmes joined us in 2004 as part of our acquisition of InteCap, Inc., has served as our chief financial officer, executive vice president and treasurer since November 2014. Mr. Holmes has been a member of our senior management since 2009. Mr. Holmes received his M.B.A. in finance and management and strategy from Northwestern University and his B.A. in economics from the University of Notre Dame.

Thomas Avery

Mr. Thomas Alken Avery is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Avery served as a managing director at Raymond James & Associates from August 2000 to December 2014. Prior to joining Raymond James, Mr. Avery was head of the investment banking group and co-head of the equity capital markets division at Interstate/Johnson-Lane from 1995 to 2000, a general partner at Noro-Moseley Partners from 1989 to 1995, and a general partner at Summit Partners from 1984 to 1989. From 1977 to 1984, Mr. Avery served as senior vice president of The Robinson-Humphrey Company. Mr. Avery has served on the board of directors of Cicero, Inc. since July 2015. He also serves as a director of KIPP Metro Atlanta, a charter school organization serving low-income, minority children in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Avery has a B.S. in industrial management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

William Concannon

Mr. William Concannon is an Independent Director of CRA international, Inc., since June 2000. Mr. Concannon has served as chief executive officer of Global Workplace Solutions of CBRE, Inc., a global commercial real estate firm, since September 2015. He served as chief executive officer of Global Corporate Services of CBRE from July 2012 until September 2015, as president of Global Corporate Services of CBRE from August 2009 until July 2012, and as vice chairman of Global Corporate Services of CBRE from 2006 until August 2009. Mr. Concannon was the first real estate professional inducted into the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Outsourcing Hall of Fame. Mr. Concannon served as vice chairman, from June 2003, and as director, from 1991, of Trammell Crow Company, a diversified commercial real estate firm, until its acquisition by CB Richard Ellis in December 2006. Mr. Concannon received his B.S. in accounting from Providence College in 1977, where he also served on the board of trustees from 2002 until 2010. Our board of directors benefits from Mr. Concannon's wealth of experience as a senior business executive, his diverse knowledge of business management, his keen perspectives on a wide range of business issues, his deep knowledge of professional services, and his insights derived from having led business services at a large corporation and otherwise being a recognized leader in the business community.

Nancy Hawthorne

Ms. Nancy Hawthorne is Independent Director of the CRA Internatiional Inc. Since June 2014, Ms. Hawthorne has served as founder and partner of Hawthorne Financial Advisors, a registered investment adviser in Massachusetts. From 1982 to 1997, Ms. Hawthorne was the chief financial officer and treasurer of Continental Cablevision. Ms. Hawthorne has served on the board of directors of Avid Technology since 1997, including as the lead independent director since October 2014 and from January 2008 to December 2011 and as chairperson from May 2004 to May 2007, and as interim chief executive officer of Avid from August to December 2007. Ms. Hawthorne has also served on the board of directors of THL Credit, Inc., a business development company, since 2009, and as the chairperson since November 2016. Ms. Hawthorne has also served on the board of directors of the MetLife Funds, a family of mutual funds established by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, since 1995, including as a member of its audit committee since 2009. Ms. Hawthorne has a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Robert Holthausen

Dr. Robert Holthausen is Independent Director of CRA International Inc., effective July 25, 2014. Dr. Holthausen has been Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania since 1989, serving as the Nomura Securities Company Professor of Accounting and Finance since 1992, and was the Ernst & Young Professor of the Department of Accounting from 2004 to June 2016. Dr. Holthausen has a B.A. from St. Lawrence University, an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Rochester. Dr. Holthausen has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1973 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Accounting Association and the American Finance Association. Our board of directors values Dr. Holthausen's significant expertise in the areas of accounting, corporate governance structures and management compensation. Our board of directors has determined that Dr. Holthausen is an audit committee financial expert under the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

William Schleyer

Mr. William Schleyer is an Independent Director of CRA International, Inc., since January 2008. Mr. Schleyer served as chairman and chief executive officer of Adelphia Communications Corporation from March 2003 until it emerged from bankruptcy in February 2007. Adelphia was already involved in bankruptcy proceedings at the time Mr. Schleyer became its chairman and chief executive officer. Prior to joining Adelphia, Mr. Schleyer was president and chief executive officer of AT&T Broadband from October 2001 until February 2003 and a principal in Pilot House Ventures, a telecommunications venture capital company, from 1997 to 2001. From 1978 to 1997, Mr. Schleyer served in various positions at Continental Cablevision Corporation, including as its president and chief operating officer from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Schleyer received his M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1977 and his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Drexel University in 1973. Mr. Schleyer served as a director of Rogers Communications, a diversified Canadian communications and media company, from August 1998 until January 2013.

Robert Whitman

Mr. Robert A. Whitman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Whitman has served as president and chief executive officer of FranklinCovey since January 2000 and as chairman of the board of directors of FranklinCovey since June 1999. He is also co-founder and Managing Partner of WhitmanPeterson, a private equity investment firm specializing in real estate and real estate-related investments. From 1992 to 2000, Mr. Whitman served as president and co-chief executive officer of The Hampstead Group, of which he is a founding partner. He also serves as a director of Greystar Real Estate. Mr. Whitman was one of four managing partners, and a member of both the board of directors and executive committee, of the Trammell Crow Group. While at Trammell Crow, he served as co-managing partner and co-chief executive officer of Trammell Crow Interests (hotel development; management; hospitals and other medical operations; international development, etc.), chief financial officer of the Trammell Crow Group and the Trammell Crow Company, and managing partner and chief executive officer of Trammell Crow Ventures (pension fund investment and real estate related investment banking). Mr. Whitman has a B.A. in finance from the University of Utah and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.