william webster
58 years old

William M. Webster IV, age 49, co-founded our Company with Mr. Johnson and currently serves as Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Webster served as our Chief Executive Officer from our inception through August 2005, and served as Chairman of our Board of Directors from January 2000 until July 2004, when Mr. Johnson was elected to serve as our Chairman. From May 1996 to May 1997, Mr. Webster served as Executive Vice President of Education Management Corporation and was responsible for corporate development, human resources, management information systems, legal affairs, and government relations. From October 1994 to October 1995, Mr. Webster served as Assistant to the President of the United States and Director of Scheduling and Advance. Mr. Webster served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Richard W. Riley from January 1993 to October 1994. From November 1992 to January 1993, Mr. Webster was Chief of Staff to Richard W. Riley as part of the Presidential Transition team. From 1983 to 1992, Mr. Webster served as President of Carabo, Inc., which owned and operated 27 Bojangles Chicken and Biscuit restaurants in South Carolina. Mr. Webster currently serves as a director of LKQ Corporation.