John B. Bode

Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair

John B. Bode has served as a director of our Company since April 2023, and as the chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee since May 2023. Since February 2015, Mr. Bode has been the owner and managing director of Aerie Investments, LLC, an investment company focused on assisting legacy media companies and digital media start-ups with business development, strategic initiatives, and raising capital. Mr. Bode currently serves as the chief financial officer and chief transformation officer of Postmedia Network Canada Corp., a publishing company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange.  Since September 2022, he has served as the interim chief executive officer of Fision Holdings, Inc. and previously served as an independent member of its board of directors from March 2018 to September 2022. Mr. Bode’s past corporate experience includes many years serving as a key executive and/or financial officer for leading public companies. Prior to the founding of Aerie Investments, LLC, Mr. Bode was the chief financial officer of the Tribune Publishing Company from October 2013 to January 2015. From January 2011 to September 2013, Mr. Bode served as the chief financial officer of Source Interlink Companies, one of the largest enthusiast media companies in the United States and a leading distributor of periodicals, after serving in other accounting and finance roles with Source Interlink since 2002. Mr. Bode currently serves as on the board of The McClatchy Company, a leading privately-held publisher of newspapers, as well as of SPAR Group, Inc., a leading global provider of merchandising, marketing and distribution services that is listed on the Nasdaq. He was previously employed as a certified public accountant for BDO Seidman. Mr. Bode received a BS in accounting from Notre Dame University.