Jeffrey W. Jones
Jeffrey Jones has been a member of our Board of Directors since September 2013 and he has served as Chairman since September 2019. Prior to becoming Chairman, Mr. Jones served as our lead independent director. From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Jones served as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) for Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN), a publicly held resort management company, and also served as a member of the board of directors of Vail Resorts, Inc. from 2008 through 2012. In addition, later in his tenure at Vail Resorts, Inc., Mr. Jones served as President - Lodging, Retail and Real Estate. Mr. Jones is currently a member of the board of directors of Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, where he is the lead independent director and is the chair of the audit and finance committee and is a member of the compensation committee, Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN), where he is the lead independent director and chair of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee, and ClubCorp. He is also a member of the US Bank Advisory Board and is a member of the board at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to joining Vail Resorts, Mr. Jones held CFO positions with Clark Retail Enterprises and Lids Corporation. Mr. Jones received a BA in Accounting and American Studies from Mercyhurst University (f/k/a Mercyhurst College) and is a member of the AICPA. Mr. Jones brings to our Board of Directors significant public and private company experience including overall financial, operations and strategic development experience. Additionally, his board experience includes significant audit committee roles.