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Steven Hart

Independent Director

Steven Hart serves as president of Hart Capital LLC, which he founded in 1998 as a family office to invest in a diversified portfolio of assets with a strong education industry focus. Steven was the co-owner (1999-2010) and member of the Board of Directors (1999-2007) of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation. From 1983 to 1997, he was co-founder of a family-owned conglomerate where he acquired and managed manufacturing and distribution companies involved in automotive, printing, apparel and industrial textiles, electronics, synthetic foam, and home furnishing industries. Steven served as chairman of the State of Connecticut Investment Advisory Council from 1995 to 2003, which oversees the State of Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, and, as a trustee (1996-2003), and chairman (2003) of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Endowment Trust. From 2011-2020, he served as a member of the Boards of Directors of several funds connected with Blue Harbour Group, L.P. Steven earned an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a B.A. degree in Math/Economics from Wesleyan University.