This excerpt taken from the TRAK DEF 14A filed Apr 28, 2006.
Class II Directors (term expires at the 2007 Annual Meeting)
Steven J. Dietz, 42, has served as a director of DealerTrack since April 2002. Mr. Dietz is employed by GRP Management Services, Inc., a private equity firm and affiliate of GRP II, L.P., GRP II Partners, L.P. and GRP II Investors, L.P., where he has been a Partner since 1996 when the firm was created. Prior to 1996, Mr. Dietz served as a Senior Vice President in the investment banking division of the Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Company. Mr. Dietz also serves as a director of several privately held companies, including UGO Networks, Inc., an Internet advertising business, EMN8, Inc., a provider of automated self-service technologies and Zag, Inc., a company whose technology and services solution is available on a private label basis to affinity and membership organizations as a way of improving the consumers car buying experience. Mr. Dietz served as a director and member of the audit committee of Garden.com from 1998 until January 2001, when the companys securities were no longer registered pursuant to Section 12 of the Exchange Act. Mr. Dietz holds a BS in Finance from the University of Colorado.
John J. McDonnell, Jr., 68, has served as a director of DealerTrack since July 2005. Mr. McDonnell is the founder, and has served since April 2001 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TNS, Inc., a publicly held leading provider of data communications services to processors of credit card, debit card and ATM transactions worldwide. Previously, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PaylinX Corp., a software provider for transaction processing from November 1999 until it was sold to CyberSource Corp. in September 2000. He remains a director of CyberSource, a publicly held company. Prior to that, Mr. McDonnell was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Transaction Network Services, Inc. from the time he founded the company in 1990. Mr. McDonnell is also a founder and director of the Electronic Funds Transfer Association. Mr. McDonnell holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College, an MSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Marymount University.