Lawrence J. Waldman
Lawrence J. Waldman, CPA, has served as a director since 2011 and he is currently the Chair of our audit committee and Lead Independent Director of the Board. Mr. Waldman has over thirtyfive years of experience in public accounting. Mr. Waldman joined First Long Island Investors LLC, an investment and wealth management firm, as a Managing Director in May 2016. Prior to that Mr. Waldman served as an advisor to the accounting firm of EisnerAmper LLP, where he was previously the PartnerinCharge of Commercial Audit Practice Development for Long Island since September 2011. Prior to joining EisnerAmper LLP, Mr. Waldman was the PartnerinCharge of Commercial Audit Practice Development for Holtz Rubenstein Reminick, LLP from July 2006 to August 2011. Mr. Waldman was the Managing Partner of the Long Island office of KPMG LLP from 1994 through 2006, the accounting firm where he began his career in 1972. Mr. Waldman serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Northstar/RXR Metro Income Fund, a nontraded Real Estate Investment Trust, and has served as a member of its audit committee since 2014. Mr. Waldman also serves as a member of the State University of New York’s Board of Trustees and as chair of its audit committee. Mr. Waldman was elected to the Board of Directors of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. in August of 2015, and since December 2015, serves as Chair of its Audit Committee. Mr. Waldman is also a member of Supervisory Committee of Bethpage Federal Credit Union. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Power Authority and as Chair and a member of the finance and audit committee of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Waldman meets the definition of a financial expert as defined by the SEC and NYSE MKT.