Mr. Hoesterey has served on our board of directors since 2014. Mr. Hoesterey is a Partner with AEA, which he joined in 1999, where he focuses on investments in the specialty chemicals and value-added industrial products sectors.
Prior to joining AEA, Mr. Hoesterey was with BT Capital Partners, the private equity investment vehicle of Bankers Trust from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Hoesterey has also previously worked for McKinsey & Co. from 1994 to 1997 and the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Hoesterey is currently a director of At Home Group Inc., GMS, Inc., Swanson Industries and VC GB Holdings. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for Madison Square Boys and Girls Club. Mr. Hoesterey was previously on the board of CPG International, Houghton, SRS, Henry Company, Unifrax, Pregis and Noveon. Mr. Hoesterey currently serves on the Oversight Committee for Patagonia Sur, a for-profit venture that invests in, protects and enhances scenically remarkable and ecologically valuable properties in Chilean Patagonia.
Mr. Hoesterey received a B.B.A. in Accounting, summa cum laude, from Texas Christian University and received an M.B.A. with honors from Harvard Business School. Mr. Hoesterey was selected to serve on our board of directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in corporate finance, strategic planning and investments.