|Highlights | Board of Directors | Committee Composition|
|Laurie M. Shahon|
President and Founder, Wilton Capital Group
Director of KCG, Ms. Shahon served as a Director of Knight from July 2006 through the closing of the Mergers. Ms. Shahon is the President of Wilton Capital Group, a private direct investment firm she founded in 1994 that makes principle investments in later-stage ventures and medium-sized buyouts. She currently serves as Trustee of Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust and previously held investment banking positions with Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers. Ms. Shahon has served on the boards of more than 10 public companies over the past 25 years, including The Bombay Company, Inc., Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc., and Kitty Hawk Inc. Ms. Shahon received an A.B. in English and Political Science from Wellesley College in 1974 and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from Columbia University in 1976. She is a former adjunct professor at Columbia Business School.
Ms. Shahon’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include her significant experience in the financial services and securities industries, her experience as the founder of a private direct investment firm, her experience as a director of other publicly traded companies and her extensive finance and accounting knowledge.