JULIET S. ELLIS, 61, joined the Company’s Board of Directors in May 2019. She is a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Management Development and Compensation Committee.
Ms. Ellis served as a managing director and senior portfolio manager for Invesco Ltd. (Invesco) and as the chief investment officer for Invesco’s US Growth Equities Investment Management Unit until her retirement in March 2019. Ms. Ellis was senior portfolio manager for Invesco’s Small Cap Growth Fund and Small Cap Equity Fund between 2004 and 2017. Ms. Ellis has over 32 years of experience in the institutional investment management industry and has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 1990.
Prior to joining Invesco in 2004, Ms. Ellis was employed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMorgan), including its predecessor, Fleming Asset Management, where she held increasingly senior positions, starting from an equity analyst position in 1987 to a senior portfolio manager in 1993 and a managing director in 2000, where she served as senior portfolio manager of JPMorgan’s small-cap equity and small-cap growth strategies. She began her investment career in 1981 with Merrill Lynch.
Ms. Ellis has been a member of the board of directors for Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. since 2018 and serves on its audit committee. Ms. Ellis is a member of the board of directors for nonprofit Houston Methodist Hospital and serves as the chair of its finance committee. She is also a member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD).
Ms. Ellis brings a variety of financial and executive experiences and perspectives to the Board. Her extensive experience in portfolio management, strategy, and risk oversight, along with her institutional-investor perspective, will enhance her contributions to the Board.