Director - Independent
Katherine J. Blair was appointed to the Board of Directors in December 2019. She is currently a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP in Los Angeles and has practiced law for over 20 years specializing in corporate, securities and transactional matters and advising executive officers, general counsel and directors on corporate governance, SEC reporting and compliance, public and private securities offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Blair is also a member of the board of directors of Skechers, U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE: SKX), which designs, develops and markets a diverse range of lifestyle footwear for men, women and children, as well as performance footwear for men and women. Ms. Blair currently serves as Chair of the Business Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, she is an officer of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association and she is a member of the Board of Governors of the USC Institute of Corporate Counsel. Ms. Blair holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and a J.D., cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law. The Company believes that Ms. Blair’s experience working with and advising public companies, including corporate, governance and transactional matters, provides qualifications and skills to serve as a director of Impac.