Mr. Berkman is a member of our board of directors and serves on its audit committee. Since January 2000, Mr. Berkman has served as the Managing Partner of Associated Partners, LP, a private equity firm primarily engaged in telecommunications infrastructure operations and investments.
He serves on the boards (or equivalent bodies) of Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), as Lead Director, and on its audit, compensation (Chair), nominating/corporate governance and executive committees, Franklin Square Holdings, LP and Chemimage, Inc. and on the advisory committee of First Round Capital, a venture firm. Mr. Berkman also serves on the board of overseers of the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science.
He previously served on the boards of Actua Corporation until 2018 and Diamond Resorts International, Inc. until 2016.
He received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Berkman’s extensive experience in private markets, in the start-up and operation of various platforms, as well as his long-standing service on other public company boards, enables him to bring valuable investment, operations and governance knowledge to the board of directors. Additionally, his insight in the areas of corporate finance, financial reporting, and accounting and controls is valuable to the Company.