Edwin A. Sheridan, IV

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Edwin A. Sheridan, IV, Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Member, Board of Directors

Mr. Sheridan co-founded Apex Systems in 1995 and served as co-chief executive officer during his time with Apex Systems through 2012. His roles at Apex Systems have included technical recruiter, account manager and regional operations manager. He also managed the sales and recruiting operations for the company. Mr. Sheridan and the other co-founders were recognized as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003. Prior to co-founding Apex Systems, Mr. Sheridan began his career as a telecommunications recruiter for a staffing firm based in Reston, Virginia. Mr. Sheridan acts as a mentor and consultant for several of the companies in which he
invests or finances, including BASH Boxing Fitness, Upskill, Inc., EVERFI, Inc., Pinxter Inc., creator of the Clowder app, ThreatQuotient, Inc., FAIR, IronNet, Sweetgreen and others. He also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations including serving as the chairman of the APEX Center for Entrepreneurs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ("Virginia Tech"), serving as a director of Gonzaga College high school, and serving on the advisory board of Peace Players International, an international community improvement and leadership organization. He is also on the global leadership circle of ONE.org, a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity. Mr. Sheridan is a graduate of Virginia Tech, where he earned bachelor of arts degrees in English and political science, with a
minor in business administration. Mr. Sheridan brings over 20 years of staffing experience to the Board and provides extensive knowledge about all aspects of the information technology staffing business and business growth strategies.

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