Board of Directors
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Floyd I. Clarke

Mr. Clarke is a senior executive at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. Prior to joining the private sector, Mr. Clarke served the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in a number of roles. During his three decades of service in the FBI, Mr. Clarke had the opportunity to support numerous important investigations such as civil rights investigations in the South, including the investigation of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; organized crime investigations in New England; and extensive corruption and white-collar crime investigations. He was also the principal executive in the Nation’s effort to combat drug abuse when the FBI was designated to have concurrent jurisdiction with the Drug Enforcement Agency.

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General Charles J. Cunningham, Jr. (Ret.)

General Cunningham is a consultant and advisor to several technology companies and also serves on a number of non-profit boards. After thirty-three years of service with the U.S. Air Force (USAF), retiring as a Lieutenant General, and a career in the private sector and academia, Gen. Cunningham returned to federal service to serve as the Commandant of the Defense Intelligence College at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) in 1994. He then served as the Chief, DLA Liaison at the National Defense Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. In 1997, he became the DIA Senior Regional Representative, Europe. The next year, he served as the Special Assistant to the Senior Civilian Official, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (ASD/C31). In 1999, he was selected to be Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Intelligence). He was also assigned as the Acting Director, Defense Security Service and five months later was appointed Director.

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General Kenneth A. Minihan (Ret.)

General Minihan retired from the U.S Air Force (USAF) as a Lieutenant General in 1999 after thirty-three years of active service. After retirement, Mr. Minihan joined the private sector and is a Managing Director for the Paladin Capital Group along with serving on a number of public and private boards. During his final tour of duty he served as the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) / Central Security Service, a combat support agency of the Department of Defense (DoD). He also served as the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Throughout his career, Gen. Minihan received numerous awards and commendations for outstanding performance. He led the NSA to recognition as a Baldridge and Presidential Quality Award finalist.

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Lee Rivas

Mr. Rivas is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Public Sector and Health Care business units of LexisNexis Risk Solutions. He also manages U.S. and International Operations. Prior to the CEO role, Mr. Rivas served in a number of senior positions, including Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Screening business, which was successfully divested under Mr. Rivas’ leadership. Before joining the private sector, Mr. Rivas, a graduate of West Point, served in the U.S. Army in a number of roles, including a deployment in Kuwait.

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Howard Safir

Mr. Safir currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vigilant Resources International (VRI). Mr. Safir retired from the public sector as New York City’s Police Commissioner. Mr. Safir began his career in law enforcement in 1965 as a Special Agent assigned to the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, a forerunner of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Mr. Safir also served as the Chief of the Witness Security Division and was then named the Associate Director for Operations for the U.S. Marshals Service. He served in that role until he retired from the federal government in 1990. Mr. Safir returned to government service in 1994 when New York Mayor Giuliani asked him to serve as New York City’s Fire Commissioner.

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Brian L. Stafford

Mr. Stafford retired as the Director of the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) after thirty-one years of service and as a distinguished U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He currently serves on a number of non-profit and for profit boards. Prior to being appointed Director, Mr. Stafford held several leadership roles at USSS and was responsible for the safety of seven Presidents. During his tenure as Director, he initiated a significant growth strategy focused on diversifying the agency’s workforce and improving the quality of life for agents and other personnel. Under his leadership, USSS established the nationwide Electronic Crimes Task Forces, and also created the National Threat Assessment Center, working with the Department of Education to prevent threats of school violence.

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Haywood "Woody" Talcove

Mr. Talcove is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Government division of LexisNexis Risk Solutions and the CEO of LexisNexis Special Services Inc. (LNSSI). In this role, he is responsible for all sales, market planning and product management for government for LexisNexis. Mr. Talcove joined LexisNexis in 2008 after numerous leadership roles at companies focused on the government technology market.

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Henry A. Udow

Mr. Udow is the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary for the RELX Group, the parent company of LexisNexis. Mr. Udow has extensive experience managing global legal and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) departments at large multi-national companies in publishing, information solutions and consumer goods industries.

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Alan Wade

Mr. Wade currently serves as the President of Wade Associates Inc. Before joining the private sector, he served the federal service for thirty-five years, retiring as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). During his tenure as CIO of the CIA, he also served as the CIO for the United States Intelligence Community.

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