Lee S. Hillman
Lee S. Hillman has served as a director of HC2 since June 2016. He has served as President of Liberation Advisory Group, a private management consulting firm, since 2003. Mr. Hillman has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Performance Health Systems, LLC, an early-stage business distributing Power Plate™ and bioDensity® branded, specialty health and exercise equipment since 2012, and its predecessor since 2009. From February 2006 to May 2008, Mr. Hillman served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Power Plate International (“Power Plate”) and from 2004 through 2006 as Chief Executive Officer of Power Plate North America. Previously, from 1996 through 2002, Mr. Hillman was Chief Executive Officer of Bally Total Fitness Corporation, then the world’s largest fitness membership club business. Mr. Hillman has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAWS) since January 2004, where he has served as the Lead Independent Director since March 2017 and as a member of the Audit Committee since 2010 as well as Chair of its Compensation Committee since 2006. He has also served as a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of Business Development Corporation of America since February 2017 and as trustee and member of the Audit Committee of Adelphia Recovery Trust since February 2007. From July 2016 until December 2017, Mr. Hillman served on the Board of Directors of Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPDN), serving as a member of its Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee in 2016 and chairing its Audit Committee from 2016 until his departure from the board in 2018. Previously he has served as a member of the Board of Directors and as the Chairman or as a member of the Audit Committees of HealthSouth Corporation (2003-2005), Wyndham International (2004-2005), RCN Corporation (where he was Chairman of the Board) (2004-2010) and Bally Total Fitness Corporation (where he was Chairman of the Board) (1996-2002). Mr. Hillman holds a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago. Mr. Hillman is a Certified Public Accountant and former audit partner with Ernst & Young.