James McCarthy has served the Chairman of our Board of Directors since March 2016 and as Strategic Advisor to Rekor since April 2018. Mr. McCarthy served as our Chief Strategy Officer from March 2016 to March 2017, and from April 2017 to March 2018, was the host of The Bridge, a weekly 30-minute broadcast television program produced by us devoted exclusively to bridging the gap between the government and the private sector. Mr. McCarthy founded AOC Key Solutions in 1983 and served as its Technical Director until our acquisition of AOC Key Solutions in March 2016. At AOC Key Solutions, Mr. McCarthy’s career spans over 30 years of marketing strategy creation, proposal development, and oral presentation coaching to contractors seeking to expand their market shares or to enter the government contracts market sector. Mr. McCarthy has worked at AOC Key Solutions since 1983. Mr. McCarthy has served in an advisory role with the George Washington University, Virginia Science and Technology Campus, Technology Accelerator and has been a frequent speaker with the George Mason University Procurement and Technical Assistance Center. Mr. McCarthy has also served on the board of Coalition for Government Procurement and on the Veterans Institute for Procurement GovCon Council. Mr. McCarthy holds a BA in Political Science and Government and an MA in Public Policy and Government from Ohio University. We believe Mr. McCarthy is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive executive leadership and management experience and his deep knowledge of government contracting.