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Karen W. Colonias
Director

Karen W. Colonias joined the Board of Directors in October 2016. She is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. ("Simpson"). Ms. Colonias is also a Director of Simpson, having served on the Board of Directors since 2013. Ms. Colonias was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Simpson in 2012 after serving as Simpson's Chief Financial Officer since 2009. Ms. Colonias joined Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc., a subsidiary of Simpson, in 1984 as an engineer and subsequently held various management and executive positions, including Vice President. A licensed professional civil engineer, Ms. Colonias received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Sacramento and a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, East Bay. Ms. Colonias serves as a member of our Compensation Committee and our Audit Committee.