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James A. Winnefeld, Jr.
Retired Admiral, U.S. Navy


Mr. Winnefeld was elected to the Board of Directors on January 18, 2017. Admiral Winnefeld served as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff prior to his retirement in 2015. His 37-year career in the U.S. Navy includes having served as Commander, U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Admiral Winnefeld’s operational commands include serving as Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and Commander, Allied Joint Command Lisbon. Mr. Winnefeld currently serves on the Board of Directors of Enterprise Holdings and Alliance Laundry Systems, both privately held.