Stephen J. Dannhauser
Board Member (Independent Director)
Mr. Dannhauser has served as a member of our Board and Chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since January 2021. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Dannhauser worked at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP ("Weil") from 1975 until 2012. Mr. Dannhauser was named Weil’s executive partner in 1989 and served as its chairman from 2001 to 2012. Mr. Dannhauser continued to work at Weil in a consulting capacity through 2015. During his tenure at Weil, Mr. Dannhauser played a key role in crafting and executing business strategies that expanded Weil from its headquarters in New York to comprise 20 offices on three continents. During his tenure as chairman and executive partner, Mr. Dannhauser spent the bulk of his time overseeing the business operations of the firm, building its platform and expanding and deepening its client base. Mr. Dannhauser served as a director of Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition corporation, from October 2014 until December 2016. Mr. Dannhauser has served on a broad and diverse array of boards, committees and councils in the not-for-profit sector and continues to be actively involved in this arena. Mr. Dannhauser spends substantial time on various pro bono and philanthropic matters. Mr. Dannhauser graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (B.A. with honors, 1972), and from Brooklyn Law School (J.D. with honors in 1975), where he was a member and decisions editor of the Brooklyn Law Review (1973-1975).