Mr. Langone is the founder and, since 1974, has been Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Invemed Associates, LLC, a New York Stock Exchange firm engaged in investment banking and brokerage. He is a co-founder of The Home Depot, Inc. and was a director and member of the executive committee of its board for 30 years. He also serves on the boards of YUM Brands and Unifi, Inc.
In addition to his business affiliations, Mr. Langone's extensive philanthropic endeavors include serving as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the NYU Langone Medical Center. Mr. Langone is also the Chairman of the Promise Academy, a charter school in New York City, and serves on the boards of The Ronald McDonald House of NY, Robin Hood Foundation, CSIS, The Medal of Honor Foundation and the Harlem Children's Zone.
Frank A. Riddick, III is currently the chief executive officer of JMC Steel. Most recently, he was a consultant for TowerBrook Capital Partners LP, a New York based private equity firm from May 2008 to August 2009. Mr. Riddick was president and chief executive officer of Formica Corporation from January 2002 to April 2008.
He also served as president and chief operating officer of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. from February 2000 to November 2001 where he also was chief executive officer of Triangle Pacific Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Armstrong. From March 1995 to February 2000, he was chief financial officer of Armstrong.
Mr. Riddick has previously served as controller of Chicago-based FMC Corporation. He joined FMC as treasurer in 1990.
Before joining FMC, Mr. Riddick was with Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York, where he held successive management positions in investment banking and treasury operations since 1987. His most recent position prior to joining FMC was as vice president of mergers and acquisitions.
After receiving his bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics at Vanderbilt in 1978 and his Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 1980, he joined General Motors Corporation, where he held several positions, including director of new business development and investor relations. His last position with General Motors was as regional treasurer-Europe.
Mr. Riddick is a former member of the board of GrafTech International (NYSE:GTI). He is a member of the board of JMC Steel and a member of the board and chairman of the audit committee of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). He also serves on the board of visitors of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Frank and his wife Carol are the parents of three sons and live in Dallas, Texas.