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Metalmark Board Members:
Jeffrey Siegal (Director)
Mr. Siegal is a Managing Director at Metalmark Capital, a principal stockholder of Schafer Corporation. Prior to joining Metalmark Capital and its predecessor organizations in 2001, Mr. Siegal was the Chief Financial Officer of @stake, a leading cyber security engineering firm, and a Senior Managing Director at Castle Harlan. He is a former Captain in the United States Air Force and served as a program manager for the Worldwide Military Command & Control System. Mr. Siegal received a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, cum-laude, from Clark University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
David Battle (Director)
Mr. Battle is a Vice President at Metalmark Capital, a principal stockholder of Schafer Corporation. Prior to joining Metalmark Capital in 2006, Mr. Battle was with J.P. Morgan Partners and Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co./First Union Securities. He received a B.B.A, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.
Oustide Board Members:
John Gilligan (Director)
Mr. Gilligan is the former Chief Information Officer with both the Air Force from 2001 to 2005 and the Department of Energy from 1998 to 2000. He also served as a senior acquisition professional in charge of numerous high-profile programs during a 30 year career with the US Air Force. From 2005 until 2008, Mr. Gilligan served as Senior Vice President and Director of the Defense Sector for SRA International, Inc. Mr. Gilligan is also the Chairman of the Center for Internet Security and a director of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. He received a B.A. in Mathematics from Duquesne University, an M.S.E. in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Virginia Tech.
Lieutenant General Henry "Trey" Obering III, United States Air Force Ret. (Director)
Lieutenant General Obering is currently a Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he has been since September 2009. Previously, he served as Director of the Missile Defense Agency in Washington, D.C. from 2004 to 2008. Prior to his assignment at the Missile Defense Agency, Lieutenant General Obering planned and programmed 68 joint, Air Force, and international programs with a $28.0 billion budget as Mission Area Director for Information Dominance on the Air Staff. He also flew operational assignments in the F-4. Lieutenant General Obering received a M.S. in astronautical engineering from Stanford University and also graduated from Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He is a distinguished graduate of the Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama and of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
General Kevin Patrick “Chili” Chilton, United States Air Force Ret. (Director)
General Chilton is a former United States Air Force four-star General. Prior to his appointment to general officer ranks, he spent 11 years of his military career as a NASA astronaut. He retired from the Air Force in February 2011, after having achieved the highest rank of any military astronaut. As Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base he was responsible for the plans and operations for all U.S. forces conducting strategic deterrence and Department of Defense space and cyberspace operations. He is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Columbia University Guggenheim Fellow. A distinguished graduate from the U.S. Air Force pilot training and test pilot Schools, he flew operational assignments in the RF-4C and F-15 and weapons testing in the F-4 and F-15. He also served 11 years at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and commanded STS-76, his third space shuttle mission.