Robert W. Shaw, II


Mr. Shaw has been a director of the Company since June 8, 2010.  Currently he is on the board of directors of the American Queen Steamboat Company and a consultant for HMS Global Maritime and Pratt Miller.  From 2010 to 2013 Mr. Shaw was the President of Hornblower Yachts, Inc., the largest dining and excursion boat operator in the United States, with over 50 vessels serving California and New York with the Hornblower, Alcatraz and Statue Cruises brands.  From 2007 to 2010, he was President of R.M. Thornton, Inc., a mechanical contracting company specializing in the Federal government and healthcare markets.  Prior to that, Mr. Shaw was Chief Executive Officer at Odyssey Cruises/Premier Yachts, Inc., a leading U.S. dining and excursion boat operator, where he successfully led the company through a sale process to private equity firm ICV Capital Partners.  Earlier he served in Sodexho, S.A., one of the world’s largest contract services providers, as both President and Chief Executive Officer of Spirit Cruises, Inc., and Division President of The Seiler Corporation.  Mr. Shaw served in the US Marine Corps as an infantry Captain.  Mr. Shaw has consulted or served on a number of boards of advisors of various non-public organizations.