Executive Advisory Board
Mr. Burr holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. He is also a member of the Wings Club based in New York.
Admiral Kirkland Donald
Mr. Murphy has over 30 years of domestic and international executive experience with Fortune 500 companies, including positions as Managing Director of Scott Paper for the UK and Ireland and Country President for a Canadian division of Eastman Kodak. As CEO of two highly successful leveraged buyouts, American Safety Razor and Personal Care Group, he focused on building value through aggressive new product development and introduction, operational turnarounds, right sizing, distribution expansion and international growth. His focus is consumer household and personal care products. He recently was CEO of a technical startup until February 2010. Mr. Murphy holds an M.B.A. from Fordham University and a B.A. from San Diego State University. He is a member of ACG Denver, the Boulder Community Foundation and Naturally Boulder and is an advisor to the Ready to Work project in Boulder. Mr. Murphy formerly served on the board of directors of Dr. Fresh, LLC.
Mr. Slangerup has 36 years of executive leadership experience, including the past 22 years as a corporate director, president and/or CEO of both public and private companies ranging from the Port of Long Beach to a billion-dollar subsidiary of FedEx Corporation. With domain expertise in aviation and defense, multi-modal logistics, and environmental technologies, Mr. Slangerup has built businesses throughout North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers in more than 100 countries and completing more than a dozen corporate mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, he was Chairman and CEO of Mxi Technologies in Canada, a NexPhase portfolio company which was sold in 2017 to IFS of Sweden. The Mxi/IFS merger created the world’s leading provider of maintenance management software for the commercial aviation and defense industries. Prior to joining Mxi, Mr. Slangerup was CEO of the Port of Long Beach, a primary U.S. gateway moving $200 billion a year in trans-Pacific trade via sea, rail and truck, and providing employment for more than 300,000 people throughout Southern California. During his tenure at the Port, Mr. Slangerup managed a $4 billion budget for capital infrastructure improvements and delivered record levels of cargo volume and revenue growth. Mr. Slangerup’s career began in military and commercial aviation, leading to a distinguished 20-year career with FedEx where he advanced to become President of FedEx Canada. During his seven-year tenure in Toronto, he increased annual sales from $50 million to $1 billion, establishing FedEx as Canada’s leading international express logistics enterprise. In addition to his corporate work, Mr. Slangerup serves as a Trustee of his alma mater, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Aeronautics and Business Administration.