Neil Bluhm

Neil Bluhm has been our Chairman since 2012 and our Executive Chairman since April 2021. Following a brief stint as an attorney with Mayer, Brown & Platt, where he became a young partner, Mr. Bluhm co-founded JMB Realty Corp. (“JMB”) and began investing in real estate. Mr. Bluhm has served as the President of JMB since 1968, and his capabilities and portfolio have expanded dramatically to include urban shopping centers and malls, five-star hotels, commercial office towers, residential projects and more. JMB became one of the largest property owners and developers in the United States. Mr. Bluhm and JMB set the standard for superior mixed-use developments that combine retail, dining, hotel, office and residential. Marquee projects included Copley Place in Boston, Century City in Los Angeles and 900 North Michigan in Chicago, featuring the prestigious Four Seasons hotel, among innumerable other high-profile ventures. In 1994, Mr. Bluhm co-founded Walton Street Capital, a private equity firm, where he has served as a Principal since 1995. Soon thereafter, Mr. Bluhm and Greg Carlin co-founded Rush Street Gaming, LLC (“RSG”), one of the fastest growing companies in the gaming industry. Mr. Bluhm has served as the Managing Member of RSG since 2009. Mr. Bluhm has been a life trustee and member of the investment committee at Northwestern University since 1986, a member of the board of directors of Northwestern Memorial Foundation of Northwestern Hospital since 2001, a life trustee of The Art Institute of Chicago since 2004, the President of the board of trustees of the Whitney Museum of American Art since 2003, an honorary member of the board of directors for the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association since 1996 and a member to the advisory board of Chicago Cares since 1991. Mr. Bluhm earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Richard Schwartz

Richard Schwartz has been our Chief Executive Officer since August 2021. He co-founded RSI in 2012 and served as our President since inception. Mr. Schwartz is also a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining RSI, Mr. Schwartz started and led the interactive business for WMS Industries, which in 2010, launched the award-winning UK-facing online casino business, Jackpot Party. Mr. Schwartz has been a leader and innovator in the gaming industry for nearly 20 years, is an inventor on 50 patents, and has a deep understanding of player psychology. Prior to joining the gaming industry, Mr. Schwartz was an executive at Telecom Italia Lab USA (formerly Telecom Italia Ventures) and an intellectual property attorney in the Silicon Valley. Mr. Schwartz graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Leslie Bluhm

Leslie Bluhm is a member of our board of directors. Ms. Bluhm has been an associate at JMB Realty Corp. since 1991. Prior to joining JMB Realty Corp. Ms. Bluhm co-founded, and served as the President of, Chicago Cares Inc. (“Chicago Cares”), a nonprofit volunteer service organization, from 1990 to 2016. Since 2013, Ms. Bluhm has served on the executive committee of The Chicago Community Trust, the board of trustees and as vice chair of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and on the board of directors of both OneGoal and Shining Hope for Communities. Since 2017, Ms. Bluhm has served as trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Ms. Bluhm earned a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Niccolo de Masi

Niccolo de Masi is a member of our board of directors. Mr. de Masi has been dMY’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2020 and a director since September 2019. Mr. de Masi has also been a member of the board of directors of Glu (Nasdaq: GLUU) since January 2010, and has served as chairman since December 2014, as interim chairman from July 2014 to December 2014 and as president and chief executive officer from January 2010 to November 2016. Mr. de Masi served on the Board of Resideo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: REZI) from October 2018 to January 2020. Mr. de Masi served as the president of Essential from November 2016 to October 2018. Mr. de Masi served on the board of directors of Xura and its audit committee from November 2015 until August 2016. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. de Masi led Hands-On Mobile as its chief executive officer. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. de Masi was the chief executive officer of Monstermob. Mr. de Masi serves on the Leadership Council of the UCLA Grand Challenges. Mr. de Masi received his B.A. and MSci. degrees in physics from Cambridge University.

Judith Gold

Judith Gold is a member of our board of directors. Ms. Gold has been a Managing Director, Government Relations & Strategy, and Senior Counsel at LAMB Capital Advisors, LLC since December 2020. Prior to joining LAMB Capital Advisors, LLC, Ms. Gold was a partner at Perkins Coie LLP, which she joined in 2005, where she advised companies and senior executives on corporate communications, public affairs, crisis communications, reputation management and public strategies. Ms. Gold began her legal career in 1989 at Altheimer & Gray, where she was an associate and later became a partner. Ms. Gold has also served in numerous public policy roles throughout her career, including in Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Cabinet as Chief of Policy for the City of Chicago, as a member of the Illinois State Board of Education, and as Chair of the Illinois Commission on the Status of Women. Ms. Gold devotes significant time to service for nonprofit organizations, including currently serving as a member of the boards of directors of Columbia College Chicago, the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation and the Chicago Civic Federation. Ms. Gold earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

James Gordon

James Gordon is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Gordon has been the Managing Partner of Edgewater Growth Capital Partners (“Edgewater”) since he founded Edgewater in 2001. Prior to forming Edgewater, Mr. Gordon was President of Gordon Foods, Inc. and Gordon’s Wholesale, Inc. In 1982, Mr. Gordon engineered a leveraged buy-out of his personal and family interests in The Gordon Companies and in 1986 sold the company to a European multinational corporation. Mr. Gordon has served on the boards of directors of numerous Edgewater portfolio companies. Mr. Gordon has also served on the board of directors of numerous philanthropic and non-profit organizations, including The Whitney Museum of American Art as chair of the investment committee, The Art Institute of Chicago as a member of the board of trustees and the investment committee, The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art on the executive committee of the board and the investment committee and on the board of trustees of Grinnell College as head of the investment committee. Mr. Gordon earned a B.A. from Northwestern University.

Paul Wierbicki

Paul Wierbicki has served as our General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer since July 2021. In addition, Mr. Wierbicki is a member of our board of directors. He has also been the General Counsel of LAMB since June 2015. Prior to joining LAMB, Mr. Wierbicki served as Senior Counsel, Business and Legal at AbbVie Inc. from March 2014 to May 2015 and as a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, specializing in restructuring and debt finance, from October 2011 to February 2014. Mr. Wierbicki has served on the board of directors and compensation committee of Green Rivers Spirits Company (f/k/a Terressentia Corporation) since February 2017 and January 2018, respectively, the board of directors and as treasurer of Sutton Place Association since January 2016, and the board of directors of The Civic Federation from September 2012 to December 2015. Mr. Wierbicki earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Vanderbilt University, an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business from New York University, Stern School of Business and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

Daniel Yih

Daniel Yih is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Yih has been a Managing Director of Starwood Capital Group since 2007. In this role, Mr. Yih oversees the Starwood outdoors business. Previously for Starwood, Mr. Yih served as Chief Investment Officer, Europe, Interim Head of Asset Management, Europe, CEO of BR Guests Restaurant, a portfolio company of Starwood Capital, and Global Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Yih also served on Starwood’s Investment Committee from 2007 to 2020. Prior to joining Starwood, Mr. Yih was Chief Operating Officer and a Portfolio Principal of the buyout fund GTCR Golder Rauner. Before that, Mr. Yih was a general partner at Zell-Chilmark Fund, a buyout fund investing in financially distressed companies. Mr. Yih also previously served as Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Welbilt Corporation, a commercial food equipment manufacturer. Mr. Yih began his career at Kirkland & Ellis, representing equity investors in leveraged buyout transactions and venture capital investments. He previously served on the boards of directors and audit committees of Ann Inc. (NYSE: ANN) from 2007 to 2015 and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) from 1995 to 2007. Mr. Yih currently serves as chairman of the board of trustees for the Thacher School. Mr. Yih earned a Juris Doctor and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He graduated with a B.S. in mechanical engineering with distinction from Stanford University.