Lee S. Hillman
Mr. 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, a 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 and from 2004 to 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 2004, where he has served as the Lead Independent Director since March 2017, as Chair of its Audit Committee since 2019, and as Chair of its Compensation Committee since 2006. Mr. Hillman has also served as a board member of Business Development Corporation of America since February 2017 and as Chair of its Audit Committee since April 2018 and as trustee and member of the Audit Committee of Adelphia Recovery Trust since February 2007. Previously Mr. Hillman 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 also served as Chairman of the Board) (2004-2010), Bally Total Fitness Corporation (where he was Chairman of the Board) (1996-2002) and Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPDN) (where he also served as a member of its Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee in 2016) (2016-2017). Mr. Hillman received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hillman is a Certified Public Accountant and former audit partner with Ernst & Young.