Committee Composition

  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation
Thomas E. Richards Chairman of the Board      
Virginia C. Addicott Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Steven W. Alesio   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Committee Chair for Compensation Committee
Barry K. Allen *   Committee Chair for Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
Operating Partner/Advisor, Providence Equity Partners LLC

Barry K. Allen currently serves as the Lead Director of our Board of Directors and as a manager of CDW LLC, our wholly owned subsidiary.  Allen also serves as an Operating Partner/Advisor at Providence Equity and is President of Allen Enterprises, LLC, a private equity investment and management company he founded in 2000.
 
Prior to joining Providence Equity in 2007, Allen was Executive Vice President of Operations at Qwest Communications International Inc., a broadband Internet-based communications company. Before his retirement from Qwest in 2007, Allen was responsible for the company's network and information technology operations.  Prior to being named Executive Vice President of Operations in 2004, he served as Qwest's Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, Allen served as President of Chicago-based Ameritech Corp., where he began his career in 1974 and held a variety of executive appointments including President and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Bell and President and Chief Executive Officer of Illinois Bell. Before starting at Ameritech, Allen served in the U.S. Army where he reached the rank of Captain.
 
Allen is the chairman of the board for the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and serves on the board of directors of Bell Canada Enterprises, the Fiduciary Management family of mutual funds, Fiduciary Management, Inc. (FMI), and OEConnections LLC.  Previously, Allen also served as a director of Harley Davidson, Inc. (chairman from 2009 to 2012), Stream Global Services, Inc. and the World Triathlon Corporation. Allen also has served as a board member of many civic organizations, including the Greater Milwaukee Committee, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and United Way in Milwaukee and currently serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Milwaukee. Allen is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he earned a bachelor's degree and a graduate of Boston University where he earned a Master of Business Administration, with honors.
 

 


James A. Bell Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Benjamin D. Chereskin Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Lynda M. Clarizio   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
Paul J. Finnegan   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
David W. Nelms Member of Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Joseph R. Swedish   Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
Donna F. Zarcone Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Chair of the Board = Chair of the Board Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member * = Lead Director