This excerpt taken from the FRP DEF 14A filed Apr 15, 2009.
Continuing Class III Directors with Terms Expiring in 2011.
Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr.Mr. Gilbane, age 61, was appointed as a director of FairPoint in March 2008. Mr. Gilbane is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gilbane Inc., the parent company of
Gilbane Building Company and Gilbane Development Company, and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gilbane Building Company, one of the nation's largest general contractors and construction managers. Mr. Gilbane also serves as a director and audit committee member of Gilbane Inc., and as a director of both Gilbane Building Company and Gilbane Development Company. Prior to assuming his current roles, Mr. Gilbane served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Gilbane Building Company from 1997 to January 2004. Prior to Mr. Gilbane's nomination as a director of the Company, the Company hired the Gilbane Building Company to construct a new data center in Manchester, New Hampshire. See "Certain Relationships and Related Party TransactionsConstruction Services."
Robert S. LilienMr. Lilien, age 61, was appointed as a director of FairPoint in December 2005. Mr. Lilien is currently a partner in the law firm of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A., located in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he has worked since April 2002, and is also the managing member of Trilogy Capital Partners, LLC, a captive private equity fund with equity provided by a single family group, where he has also worked since April 2002. From 1993 to 2002, he held various positions at Duke Energy Corporation, including Senior Vice President-Duke Ventures for Duke Energy Corporation, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Resources, LLC, Chairman of DukeNet Communications, Inc. and Chairman of Duke Capital Partners, LLC.
Claude C. LillyDr. Lilly, age 62, was appointed as a director of FairPoint in February 2005. Dr. Lilly is currently serving as Dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University. Previously, Dr. Lilly served as Dean and James J. Harris Chair of Risk Management and Insurance in the Belk College of Business Administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he was employed from July 1997 to June 2007. Dr. Lilly has served as Assistant Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the State of Georgia and as a director of several corporations. He currently serves on the audit committee of the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) and is the Chair of the board of the Charlotte branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Dr. Lilly also currently sits on the board of directors of the Erie Insurance Group, where he serves as the chair of the audit committee and as a member of the investment and strategic planning committees. Dr. Lilly earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and Chartered Life Underwriter designations and is a member of numerous professional associations.