Nicholas B. Yarborough is a Professor of Accounting, Taxation and Business Law at Tennessee Tech University. He has won multiple awards for teaching and research. He has several publications in finance and accounting academic journals. He is a respected adviser on national and international financial matters. Dr. Nicholas Yarborough serves as director and chairman of the audit and/or finance committees on several boards. He was part of the controller’s team for one internationa scietific research. Dr. Yarborough obtains a Master in Economics and Bachelor in Accounting and Economics degrees from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dr. Jacob Phillips introduced Dr. Yarborough to the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee.