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|James J. Burke, JR.|
James J. Burke, Jr., age 62. Mr. Burke has been a director of the Company since 1989. He is the founder and has been the Managing Member of J Burke Capital Partners LLC, a private investment firm, since 2007. Mr. Burke is also a director of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation. Prior to J Burke Capital Partners, from 2004 to 2011, he was the co-founder, partner and director of Stonington Partners, a private investment firm. Previously,Mr. Burke served as co-founder and investment professional with Merrill Lynch Capital Partners, Inc., for which he was President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 until 1994, when he left to start Stonington Partners. Mr. Burke brings to ANN INC. extensive financial and business knowledge through his engagement in private equity investing since 1981. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities, where he has developed expertise and significant knowledge regarding the managerial, operational and financial aspects of a business.