Mr. Hall has been a director of Gleacher & Company since May 2013. Mr. Hall has been an independent corporate director since 2004. Mr. Hall served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Education Dynamics, an internet lead-generation company serving the post-secondary education market, from April through November 2012. Mr. Hall’s previous employment was at LendingTree, LLC where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2007. LendingTree was the fourth public company where Mr. Hall was Chief Financial Officer that was subsequently acquired. Mr. Hall holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A in Business Administration and Economics from Coe College in Iowa. Mr. Hall serves on the boards of The Street, Inc. (since 2012) and Tectura, Inc. (since 2008), where he serves as Chairman of the Board. He previously served on the boards of WhiteFence, Inc. (2011-2013), MTM Technologies, Inc. (2008-2012), Polymer Group, Inc. (2008-2011), Electronic Clearing House (2007-2008), NewRiver, Inc. (2004-2010), CoreLogic, Inc. (2008-2010), and Ikonisys, Inc. (2008-2009).