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Navigant Consulting Inc (NCI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Julie Howard

53 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Lieberman

51 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Monica Weed

55 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Lee Spirer

49 2012 Executive Vice President, Global Business Leader

James Thompson

79 2008 Lead Independent Director

Kevin Blakely

64 2016 Director

Lloyd Dean

65 2014 Independent Director

Cynthia Glassman

68 2009 Independent Director

Stephan James

69 2009 Independent Director

Samuel Skinner

77 1999 Independent Director

Michael Tipsord

55 2009 Independent Director

Randy Zwirn

61 2014 Independent Director

Paul Longhini

Executive Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Julie Howard

Ms. Julie M. Howard is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, since May 2014. Ms. Howard served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since March 2012. Ms. Howard served as our President from 2006 to March 2012 and our Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to March 2012. From 2001 to 2003, Ms. Howard was our Vice President and Human Capital Officer. Prior to 2001, Ms. Howard held a variety of consulting and operational positions, including with the Company. Ms. Howard is currently a member of the board of directors of Innerworkings Inc. and a member of the Medical Center Board for Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Ms. Howard is a founding member of the Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Alliance (WLMA) and formerly served on the board of directors of Kemper Corporation and the Association of Management Consulting Firms, the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Business School of the University of Wisconsin — Madison and the Board of Governors for the Metropolitan Planning Council of Chicago. Ms. Howard is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. She has also completed several post-graduate courses within the Harvard Business School Executive Education program, focusing in finance and management.

Stephen Lieberman

Mr. Stephen L. Lieberman has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., effective 18 April 2016. He served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Latin America for Laureate Education, Inc., a global network of private higher education institutions, from January 2012 to April 2016. From March 2011 to January 2012, Mr. Lieberman served as Senior Vice President, Finance for Dana Holding Corporation, a vehicle component supplier, and prior to that, from September 2006 to October 2010, he served as Vice President and Treasurer of United Airlines.

Monica Weed

Ms. Monica M. Weed is the Executive Vice President of the company, Since October 2013 and also served as General Counsel and Secretary since November 2008. Previously, Ms. Weed served as Associate General Counsel for Baxter Healthcare Corporation from March 2006 to October 2008. From March 2004 to March 2006, Ms. Weed served as Special Counsel, Rights Agent and Litigation Trustee to Information Resources, Inc. Litigation Contingent Payment Rights Trust, a publicly traded litigation trust. From 1991 through 2004, Ms. Weed served in a variety of legal roles, including Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Information Resources, Inc., an international market research provider to the consumer packaged goods industry. She started her legal career at the law firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP (now Dentons). Ms. Weed received a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Northwestern University, a law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Lee Spirer

Mr. Lee A. Spirer is the Executive Vice President and Global Business Leader since November 2012. Mr. Spirer has served in a variety of strategic and operational roles in a range of professional and business services organizations. From April 2009 to May 2012, Mr. Spirer served as Senior Vice President and Global Business Head of Kroll Risk & Compliance Solutions, and prior to that, from September 2005 to February 2008, Mr. Spirer served as Senior Vice President and Global Leader of Corporate Strategy and Development for Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. From June 2001 to September 2005, Mr. Spirer held several senior management roles at IBM Business Consulting Services, last serving as General Manager, Global Financial Markets. In addition, from March 2008 to April 2009 and again from June 2012 to October 2012, Mr. Spirer served as Managing Partner of LAS Advisory Services, advising private equity and venture capital firms on a variety of strategic and operational issues. Mr. Spirer is a graduate of The Wharton School with a Masters of Business Administration and Brandeis University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa.

James Thompson

Governor James R. Thompson, Jr., is an Lead Independent Director of Navigant Consulting Inc. Governor Thompson served as Chairman of the Chicago law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP from January 1993 to September 2006. He now serves as Senior Chairman, a position from which he will retire on January 31, 2016. He joined the law firm in January 1991 as Chairman of its Executive Committee after serving four terms as Governor of the State of Illinois from 1977 until 1991. Prior to his terms as Governor, he served as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois from 1971 to 1975. Governor Thompson served as the Chief of the Department of Law Enforcement and Public Protection in the Office of the Attorney General of Illinois, as an Associate Professor at Northwestern University School of Law, and as an Assistant State’s Attorney of Cook County, Illinois. He is a former Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Oversight Board and was a member of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States. Governor Thompson is currently a member of the board of directors of Maximus, Inc. He also serves as Chairman for the Public Review Board of UNITE HERE. During the past five years, Governor Thompson also served as a director at FMC Technologies, Inc. and John Bean Technologies Corp. Governor Thompson attended the University of Illinois and Washington University and received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Kevin Blakely

Mr. Kevin M. Blakely is Director of the Company. He brings more than 40 years of financial services experience to Navigant's board, having held several senior positions, including Chief Risk Officer at KeyCorp and Huntington Bancshares, and CEO of the Risk Management Association. Blakely is highly regarded as one of the country's leading financial risk management experts. Most recently, Blakely served as Senior Advisor and a member of Oliver Wyman's Advisory Board of Directors, where he provided strategic input for the organization's Financial Institutions practice. He was also a Senior Advisor to Deloitte, where he served Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFI) by providing risk management, governance, regulatory enforcement, compliance and Dodd-Frank implementation consulting services. Blakely is a member of the Board of Directors of HSBC's North American subsidiary, where he serves as Chair of the Compliance Committee and is a member of both the Fiduciary and Risk Committees.

Lloyd Dean

Mr. Lloyd H. Dean is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dean has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dignity Health, the fifth largest healthcare system in the U.S., since June 2000. Mr. Dean is a member of the board of directors of Wells Fargo & Company, serving as chairman of its human resources committee and a member of its corporate responsibility committee, its governance and nominating committee and its risk committee, and is also a member of the boards of directors of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. and Premier, Inc. He also serves as Board Chair for the Committee on JOBS, an organization that brings employment to the San Francisco Bay area. Mr. Dean received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University and is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University’s Executive Management program. Mr. Dean also received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of San Francisco.

Cynthia Glassman

Honourable Dr. Cynthia A. Glassman, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Navigant Consulting Inc., since October 28, 2009. Dr. Glassman was appointed by President George W. Bush as Under Secretary for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2006 to 2009 and as Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 2002 to 2006 including Acting Chairman during the summer of 2005. Dr. Glassman has spent over 40 years in the public and private sectors focusing on financial services regulatory and public policy issues, including 12 years at the Federal Reserve and over 15 years in financial services consulting. Dr. Glassman is a director of Discover Financial Services and the chairman of its audit committee, a trustee of the SEC Historical Society, a Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for Corporate Responsibility at the George Washington University Business School, a member of the Board and treasurer of the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation and an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, England. Dr. Glassman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wellesley College and a Master of Arts degree and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Stephan James

Mr. Stephan A. James is an Independent Director of Navigant Consulting Inc., since January 14, 2009. Mr. James is the former Chief Operating Officer of Accenture Ltd. (now Accenture plc), and served as Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Accenture Ltd. from 2001 to 2004. He also served in the advisory position of International Chairman of Accenture from August 2004 until August 2006. During his more than 35 years at Accenture, Mr. James held several senior management roles, including Managing Partner for the Central U.S., Managing Partner for the North American Financial Services Practice and Managing Partner for the Global Financial Services Operating Group. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. and The University Cooperative Company. He also serves as a member of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Advisory Board. During the past five years, Mr. James also served as a director at BMC Software Inc. and Metavante Technologies, Inc. Mr. James received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, concentrating in Industrial Management and Labor Relations, from the University of Texas.

Samuel Skinner

Mr. Samuel K. Skinner is an Independent Director of Navigant Consulting Inc., since December 16, 1999. Mr. Skinner has served as Of Counsel to the law firm of Greenberg & Traurig, LLP since May 2004. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Skinner was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Freightways Corporation. He formerly served as Co-Chairman of Hopkins & Sutter, a Chicago law firm, and as President of Commonwealth Edison Company and its holding company, Unicom Corporation (now Exelon Corporation). Prior to joining Commonwealth Edison, he served as Chief of Staff to former President George H.W. Bush. Prior to his White House service, Mr. Skinner served in the President’s cabinet for nearly three years as U.S. Secretary of Transportation. From 1977 to 1989, Mr. Skinner practiced law as a senior partner in the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin (now Sidley Austin LLP). From 1984 to 1988, while practicing law full time, he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as Vice Chairman of the President’s Commission on Organized Crime. From 1968 to 1975, Mr. Skinner served in the office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and in 1975, President Gerald Ford appointed him United States Attorney, one of the few career prosecutors ever to hold that position. He is currently a member of the boards of directors of CBOE Holdings, Inc., Echo Global Logistics, Inc. and Virgin America. During the past five years, Mr. Skinner also served as a director at APAC Customer Services, Inc., Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc., Express Scripts Holding Company and MedAssets, Inc. Mr. Skinner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from DePaul University Law School.

Michael Tipsord

Mr. Michael L. Tipsord is an Independent Director of Navigant Consulting Inc., since July 16, 2009. Mr. Tipsord is Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of the State Farm Insurance Companies. Mr. Tipsord has served in various capacities with State Farm since 1988 and has been an officer or trustee of various of its affiliates since 2001. In December 2014, Mr. Tipsord was named as President in addition to his roles of Chief Operating Officer, which he assumed in 2011, and Vice Chairman, which he assumed in 2005. Prior to serving as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Tipsord served as Chief Financial Officer of State Farm from 2005 to 2010. Currently, Mr. Tipsord is a trustee of the State Farm Associates’ Funds Trust, the State Farm Mutual Fund Trust, and the State Farm Variable Product Trust. He also is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Illinois College of Law and serves as an honorary trustee of the Brookings Institution. Mr. Tipsord received a Bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a J.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law.

Randy Zwirn

Mr. Randy H. Zwirn is an Director of the company. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Services Division of Siemens AG since January 2008 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Energy, Inc. since August 1998. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Zwirn was a member of Group Executive Management of the Siemens Power Generation Group from 1998 until 2008. He also served as President of the Power Generation business of Westinghouse Electric Corporation from 1996 to 1998 and previously held various positions in general management, operations, projects, marketing and corporate finance at Westinghouse. Mr. Zwirn currently serves on the board of directors of SunEdison, Inc. He previously served on the Advisory Committee for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the Georgia Tech Advisory Board, the Governor’s Council of the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission and the boards of directors of AREVA, USA and the University of Central Florida Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College.

Paul Longhini