Mr. McNew was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCraft in 2012. Mr. McNew has over 26 years of experience in the boating industry with executive roles at both Brunswick Corp. and Correct Craft. Mr. McNew served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Correct Craft from 2004 - 2006. He served as Executive Vice President of Brunswick Corp's Recreational Boat Group prior to joining us, where he was in charge of manufacturing, product development, and engineering and quality systems. Prior to these roles, Mr. McNew held senior positions at Sea Ray Boat Group, starting there in 1988 as a laminator and chop gun operator and ultimately leading manufacturing and product development and environmental teams. Mr. McNew received his B.S. in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Central Florida — College of Business Administration in 1986 and is certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt from the University of Tennessee. Mr. McNew brings to the Company more than two decades of extensive knowledge of the boating industry, which we believe qualify him to serve as our President and a member of our board of directors.
Mr. Brightbill is a Principal of Brightbill Advisors, a management consulting firm, and has served as a member of our board of directors since 2009. Mr. Brightbill previously served as Principal at Vantage Development and JB Acquisitions. Prior to that he served as President of the Aluminum Boat Group at Brunswick Corporation and in various leadership roles at Mercury Marine, including President of the Outboard Business Unit and Integrated Operations Division. Mr. Brightbill graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. We believe Mr. Brightbill's experience in the boating industry as well as his leadership and operational skills enable him to play a key role in all matters involving our board of directors and makes him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
Since 2010, Mr. Battle has been the Managing Partner of Stillwater Family Holdings and was instrumental in launching Experience and Fermata Partners. Mr. Battle served as Chairman of IMG College from 2007 until 2011, following the acquisition of The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) by IMG Worldwide. Under his leadership, IMG College became the leader in developing and managing integrated licensing, marketing, marketing and multimedia rights programs for more than 200 U.S. universities, conferences, bowls, and the NCAA. Prior to joining IMG in 2007, Mr. Battle was the President and Chief Executive Officer of CLC, where he worked since 1984. Mr. Battle has served on the board of Acuity Brands, Inc. since 2014 and is currently a member of the Compensation Committee and the Governance Committee. Mr. Battle graduated from Georgia State University with a B.A. in marketing.
Mr. Campion has been a member of our board of directors since 2015. During his career he has served as Chief Financial Officer of several public and private companies, including VeriFone, Inc., Special Devices, Inc., Cambridge, Inc., Oxford Automotive, Inc., and Delco Electronics Corporation. Mr. Campion is a board member of the board of directors of Haynes International, Inc. where he serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Risk Committee and the Compensation Committee. Mr. Campion also currently serves on two private company boards, including as audit committee chair, and has previously served on a number of both public and private company boards. We believe Mr. Campion's substantial accounting and tax experience, his leadership positions in diverse manufacturing business, and his board service experience, including as chair of several audit committees, enable him to play a key role in all matters involving our board of directors and make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
Mr. Chung has been a member of our board of directors since 2016. In May 2016, Mr. Chung retired as President of Teletrac Navman, a global market leader in commercial fleet and asset management solutions and a Danaher Operating Company. Mr. Chung was previously CEO, President, and Director of the Board of Navman Wireless Holdings prior to the company’s acquisition by Danaher. Mr. Chung assumed this position in mid-2007 upon the acquisition of Navman Wireless from the New Technologies Division of Brunswick Corporation. Previously, Mr. Chung served as President of the New Technologies Division of Brunswick Corporation from 2002 to 2007. Prior to that, he served as Vice President - Strategy of Brunswick Corporation, where he was responsible for corporate-wide strategic planning, mergers and acquisition and information technology. Mr. Chung currently services on the board of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Chung earned his bachelor’s degree in science, electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. We believe Mr. Chung’s vast industry and board experience and leadership skills enable him to play a key role in all matters involving our board of directors and make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
Mr. Lambert has been a member of our board of directors since 2016. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Lambert served as a Chief Executive Officer of Rec Boat Holdings, an international designer, manufacturer and distributor of powerboats, from 2010 to 2016. Prior to joining Rec Boat, Mr. Lambert served as Vice President and General Manager of several divisions at Bombardier Recreation Products, an international recreational products company, including the Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo and Evinrude divisions from 2008 to 2009, the Evinrude division from 2001 to 2008 and the Sea-Doo division from 1997-2001. He also served in various leadership, engineering and production roles for Bombardier and Aquilon Technologies, a manufacturer of attachments for farm equipment OEMs. Mr. Lambert also currently serves on the boards of three private companies and has previously served on the boards of other private companies. Mr. Lambert graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal with a B.Eng. in mechanical/aeronautical engineering and a graduate business degree from the Universite Laval. We believe Mr. Lambert's vast industry and board experience and leadership skills enable him to play a key role in all matters involving our board of directors and make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
Mr. Leemputte has been a member of our board of directors since 2016. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Leemputte was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages, from 2015 to 2016. Prior to joining Keurig, Mr. Leemputte was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, a global leader in infant and children’s nutrition, from 2008 to 2015. Previously, Mr. Leemputte was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Brunswick Corporation, a diversified manufacturing company. He joined Brunswick in 2001 as Vice President and Controller. Prior to joining Brunswick Corporation, Mr. Leemputte held various management positions at Chicago Title Corporation, Mercer Management Consulting, Armco Inc., FMC Corporation and BP. Mr. Leemputte holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Washington University, St. Louis and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. We believe Mr. Leemputte's financial and executive experience enables him to play a key role in all matters involving our board of directors and makes him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.