Kimberly J. McWaters
Kimberly J. McWaters has served as a director on our Board of Directors since 2005. Ms. McWaters served as Universal Technical Institute’s Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until her retirement in 2019. Ms. McWaters joined UTI in 1984 and held several executive positions, including Vice President of Marketing and Admissions. She was named President in 2000, CEO in 2003 and served as our Chairman from 2013 to 2017. Ms. McWaters has served as a director of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG) since 2004. She is member of its audit committee and chair of its nominating and governance committee. For 6 years, until June 30, 2020, McWaters served on the board of directors for Mobile Mini, Inc. (NASDAQ: MINI). During her tenure, she served on its audit and compensation committees. On July 1, 2020, McWaters joined the board of directors for WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings, Corp. (NASDAQ: WSC) and is a member of its audit and related party transaction committees. McWaters currently serves as chair of the executive board for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Ms. McWaters received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. As a long-time executive of UTI, Ms. McWaters brings to the Board a deep understanding of the organization and experience in the post-secondary technical education services industry. Ms. McWaters qualifications to sit on our board include her skills in general management, business development, sales and marketing leadership and regulatory compliance, as well as her experience as a director for public companies.