Heather E. Tookes


Heather Tookes, Ph.D., has served as a director since December 2022. Prof. Tookes currently serves as a finance professor and the Deputy Dean for Faculty at the Yale School of Management, a leader in business education, and has been on the faculty of the Yale School of Management since 2004. Prof. Tookes also currently serves on the boards of Dimensional Funds (DFA Investment Dimensions Group Inc., Dimensional Investment Group Inc., DFA Investment Trust Company, Dimensional Emerging Markets Value Fund, and Dimensional ETF Trust, each of which is a registered investment company), a 5% or more shareholder of the Company, and Ariel Investments LLC, a registered investment advisor. Since January 2022, Prof. Tookes has served as a director of the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven. From June 2021 to March 2023, Prof. Tookes served as a director of Payoneer Global Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYO), a financial services company. Prof. Tookes has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Finance from Cornell University. In addition to being an expert in corporate finance, Prof. Tookes brings a wealth of board experience from having served on a number of nonprofit, private and public company boards.

Independent Director