Ms. Washburn joined the board of Directors of the Company in 2023. She enjoyed a 26 year career with Ernst & Young, LLP, serving as lead audit partner for public and private companies of varying size, primarily within the financial services industry including commercial and community banking. Ms. Washburn assisted numerous clients in M&A and equity and debt capital raising initiatives providing advice to support private companies transitioning to public. Ms. Washburn spent four years within Ernst & Young’s Professional Practice Quality and Regulatory Matters national assurance practice. She provided oversight of inspections of public and private clients of varying size within banking and capital markets as well as other industries. She was also selected to coach and provide ongoing training to audit professionals in Ernst & Young’s Latin America Chile banking practice, focusing on risk and audit. Ms. Washburn earned a Bachelor of Business degree in finance and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1991 and 1993, respectively. She is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the AICPA. Ms. Washburn serves as Treasurer for the National Charity League, Inc., DFW Metroport Chapter and serves on the University of Texas at Arlington Department of Accounting Advisory Board.