Director since 1996
Mr. Grace’s experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include serving in various executive positions at W.R. Grace & Co. from 1977 to 1995, most recently as President and CEO of Grace Logistics, Inc., an operating company with oversight responsibility for Grace’s $5.0 billion global supply chain. He is currently President and CEO of Grace Institute Foundation. From 1996 to 2016, he served as Chairman of the Grace Institute, New York, New York (workforce development for women). He was the co-founder and managing Principal of Apollo Philanthropy Partners, L.L.C., New York, New York (philanthropic advisory services) from 2008 to 2012. From 1996 to 2017 he served as President of the MLP Capital, Inc., New York, New York, an investment holding company which managed several real estate and mining interests in the southeastern United States. From 2008 to 2017 he served as Chairman of KickStart International, a global poverty alleviation organization. He also serves as a director of TONIX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., New York, New York (specialty pharmaceutical product development and commercialization). He earned a Master’s of Business Administration degree in finance from Columbia University.