Mr. Sinclair has served as a member of the Company’s board of directors since April 2017 and was a prior member of the board of directors from October 2012 to June 2015. Since February 2003, Mr. Sinclair has served as president, chief executive officer and general counsel of The RLJ Companies. From January 2006 to May 2011, Mr. Sinclair also served as Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs for RLJ Urban Lodging Funds, a private equity fund concentrating on limited and focused service hotels in the United States and for RLJ Development, The RLJ Companies’ hotel and hospitality company. Prior to joining The RLJ Companies, Mr. Sinclair spent 28 years, from October 1978 to February 2003, with the law firm of Arent Fox, LLP. Mr. Sinclair remains of counsel to Arent Fox. Mr. Sinclair previously served as a member of the board of directors of Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG) from July 2012 through March 2016 and RLJ Acquisition, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJA), the predecessor company of RLJE, from November 2010 to October 2012.