Board of Directors

Tyler Goodell

Board Chair

Candace Wood

Director

William F. Murdy

Director

William F. “Bill” Murdy currently serves on the Board of Directors and Audit and Governance Committees of Vectrus (NYSE: VEC). He is also on the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Global Infrastructure Solutions, a $9 billion private company in the construction and construction management sector. Additionally, Bill is the Co-Founder and Chairman of VetAccel, a home healthcare services company for veterans provided by veterans. Bill is currently a principal owner and Chairman of the Hotel Thayer at West Point and Chairman/Co-Founder of Thayer Leadership, a successful and growing leader institute headquartered at the United States Military Academy.

Bill recently served on the Boards of UIL, now Avangrid (NYSE: AGR), Kaiser Aluminum (NASDAQ: KALU) and LSB Industries (NYSE: LXU), among other public companies, and has been an investor in, director of and advisor to a large number of private enterprises.

Mr. Murdy retired as Chairman of Comfort Systems USA (NYSE: FIX) in 2015, a $2 billion company providing heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) installation and services nationwide in the commercial, industrial and institutional sector. Until January 1, 2012, he was both Chairman and CEO of Comfort having joined the company in 2000 in those positions. Before joining Comfort, Bill was President and Chief Executive Officer of New York City-based Club Quarters, a privately owned, rapidly growing chain of membership hotels catering to corporate travelers to major cities in the United States and Europe. Prior to Club Quarters, he was Chairman, President, CEO and Co-Founder of Houston-based LandCare USA, Inc.(NYSE: GRW), which grew to be the country’s largest commercial landscape and tree services company before merging with ServiceMaster in 1999. Preceding LandCare, Bill was President and Chief Executive Officer for eight years of General Investment and Development in Boston, a large, privately held, diversified real estate investment, development and operating company. From 1981 to 1989, he was Co-Founder and Managing General Partner of the Morgan Stanley Venture Capital Fund in New York City and President of its associated management company. From 1974 to 1981 Bill served in a number of positions, including SrVP and Chief Operating Officer of Honolulu-based Pacific Resources (NYSE: PRI), a rapidly growing, then $1 billion company in the oil refining and gas utility sector.

Bill graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1964 and Harvard Business School in 1970. He served in the United States Army from 1964 to 1974, including one year in the Dominican Republic in the 82nd Airborne and two years in Vietnam in the 173rd Airborne. He was awarded three Bronze Stars, four Air Medals, the Army Commendation Medal and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. After teaching economics at West Point for three years, Bill left the active Army as a Major and served in the United States Army Reserve.

He served as the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) for Connecticut and is now an active CASA Emeritus. He is a Vice Chairman and member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and on the Board of the Johnny Mac Foundation, which provides scholarships for children of the fallen in combat. Bill is a former long-time member of the Board of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, a former member of the Board of Visitors of West Point and is an Emeritus member of the Board of the West Point Association of Graduates. He was designated a Distinguished Graduate of West Point.

Bill is married with two grown children and resides with his wife in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Bob Eisiminger

Director

With more than 30 years of professional experience, Bob Eisiminger has held a wide range of leadership positions in several industries. He most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Knight Point Systems (KPS), a service-disabled veteran-owned business that provided IT services and solutions to federal and commercial clients prior to its sale to Perspecta in July 2019.

In 2019, Bob received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region in government services category. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team™ and the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund. Bob is also a serial angel investor, having invested in over 20 companies ranging from a yoga studio to a brewery, with a focus on veteran-owned businesses.

Bob earned his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1988 and served as an Air Defense Artillery Officer. In 2018, he was honored by the West Point Society of D.C. with the Distinguished Member Award, which is given for service to the United States Army, West Point and the local society. Bob is currently pursuing an Executive M.B.A. at Auburn University.

Calaway Williams

Director

Calaway Williams joined Fieldstone Partner’s advisory team in 2018, where he provides an array of strategic and analytical capabilities to help both clients and portfolio businesses achieve scale while preserving founder equity. In advance of financings, mergers, acquisitions or liquidating activities, he performs detailed research and evaluation of markets and capital sources, as well as candidate identification for acquisitions and buyers. Calaway aids in developing projections, financial models and structuring terms to accomplish client goals and facilitate viable transactions. During transactions, he provides management and oversight for due diligence in both buy- and sell-side mergers, acquisitions and a variety of financings. Additionally, he supports a number of clients and portfolio companies in need of stopgap administrative functions, including investor relations, contract review and recordkeeping. Calaway has sourced and secured significant funding for clients and helped structure several recent startups.

Prior to joining Fieldstone, he served as general counsel in the oil and gas servicing sector, provided litigation support for forensic accounting experts, and practiced as a transactional attorney. He has substantial experience in contract negotiation, review and drafting, as well as strategic business management.

A native Houstonian, Calaway earned a degree in finance from Texas A&M University before earning a J.D. from South Texas College of Law and is licensed with the State Bar of Texas.

Steve Cook

Director

Steve Cook brings a depth and breadth of financing and advisory experience across diverse industries. For more than 40 years, he has provided businesses and organizations with unique and creative solutions to financing and strategic challenges, completing more than 500 successful advisory and financing assignments for his clients. Steve has been active in the investment banking and merchant banking business since 1973, when he began his career at the Bank of Boston. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Director and Co-Head of the Corporate Finance Department at Rotan Mosle, Inc., a leading regional Houston-based investment banking firm that merged with Paine Webber in 1983. In 1990, Steve founded Fieldstone Partners after having co-founded and led a successful leveraged buyout and structured finance firm for six years.

Among his current board positions, Steve is Lead Outside Director of Primoris Services Corporation (NASDAQ: PRIM), Director of Alzeca Biosciences, Inc., BTU Research, LLC, Solid Surface Care Holdings, Inc. and VetAccel, Inc.
Steve is actively involved in the community. He is Founder and Chairman of Foundation for Amigos de las Américas; Trustee Advisor and Former Board Member at Rice University, where he was also Co-Chair of the Shepherd School of Music Capital Campaign; former President of Texas State Historical Association, and former Trustee of Baylor College of Medicine.

Steve earned an B.A.. with honors in economics from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration with honors in finance from Harvard Business School.

An avid tennis player and runner, Steve has successfully completed 17 marathons.