Robert Hartman has served as a director of our company since November 2006. From 1979 to September 2005, Mr. Hartman served in various management roles for Universal Technical Institute, including President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. In addition to his management roles, Mr. Hartman has served as Vice President of Operation Whispering Hope Ranch Foundation, a camp for special needs children in Arizona, since 2003. Mr. Hartman has also served as Chairman of the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education and was Founder and Chairman of the Western Council of Private Career Schools. He also lends his expertise to two private equity firms- serving as an Advisor for the Jordan Company and a member of the Advisory committee for Salmon River Capital. Mr. Hartman earned an MBA from DePaul University and a BA from Michigan State University.