BRETT JOHNSON

Mr. Johnson is currently CEO of Benevolent Capital, Co-chairman of Phoenix Rising Football Club, director of TerraCycle (http://www.terracycle.com) and a member of the Young Presidents Organization (http://www.ypo.org). He served as Managing Director, Zealot Networks, from 2015 to 2017, where Zealot acquired 17 digital media and marketing services companies, including Mr. Hutcheson’s last digital publishing business.

From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Johnson was a member of the board of directors, and the chairman of the compensation committee, at Blyth Inc. (http://blyth.com, NYSE: BTH). Blyth is a $1 billion direct to consumer sales company and leading designer and marketer of accessories for the home and health & wellness products. Blyth was acquired by the private equity firm, Carlyle, in November 2015.

From 2010 to August 2012, Mr. Johnson was the CEO and President of Forward Industries (www.forwardindustries.com, NASDAQ: FORD).

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a masters of business administration from the Presidential/Key Executive program at Pepperdine University. In 2014, Mr. Johnson graduated from the Harvard Business School’s President’s Leadership Program through YPO.

He is a member of the board of trustees for Choate Rosemary Hall and is a Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship and a member of the board of visitors for the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.

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