Robert V. Leffler, Jr.
Mr. Leffler has served as a director of HC2 since September 2014 and served as Lead Independent Director from June 2016 through February 2020. Mr. Leffler is semi-retired but now operates Milton Drive Consulting, LLC. He formerly owned The Leffler Agency, Inc. (“The Leffler Agency”), a full-service advertising agency, from 1984 to 2016. The firm specialized in the areas of sports/entertainment and media. Previously headquartered in Baltimore, the agency also had an office in Tampa and operated in 20 U.S. markets. The Leffler Agency also had a subsidiary media buying service, Media Moguls, LLC, which specialized in mass retail media buying. Mr. Leffler previously served as a director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of HRG from 2008 to 2013 and a director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Zapata, Inc. from 1995 to 2008. In addition to his service as an independent public director for three different firms since 1995, by owning and running an advertising agency, he worked with 15 different types of businesses, including those in sports, entertainment and media (in the television (both broadcast and cable) and radio industries). The Leffler Agency conducted broadcast rights negotiations for potential media rights holders and the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the Canadian Football League and the National Hockey League, as well as College Division One teams. In addition, it produced public affairs TV programming that ran on MyTV Tampa Bay for three years. Mr. Leffler holds a Bachelor of Arts in social science/history from Towson University and a Master of Arts in Urban Studies and Popular Culture History from Morgan State University.