Robert B. Hellman, Jr., Director
Robert B. Hellman, Jr. has served on the Board of Directors of our general partner since our formation in April 2004 and had served as a director of Cornerstone since March 1999 through April 2004. Mr. Hellman co-founded American Infrastructure MLP Funds in 2006 and is a managing member of American Infrastructure Funds, L.L.C., an investment adviser registered with SEC. Mr. Hellman was the Chief Executive Officer and a Managing Director of McCown De Leeuw & Co., LLC, the sponsor of numerous private equity investment funds, which he joined in 1987. Mr. Hellman was named Managing Director of McCown De Leeuw & Co., LLC in 1991 and Chief Executive Officer in 2001. Mr. Hellman has been a private equity investor for 25 years and responsible for inventing the pioneering idea of applying the MLP structure to the deathcare industry, which led to our IPO as a MLP. Mr. Hellman has also been a director of GP Holdings, the sole member of our general partner, since May 2014. Mr. Hellman received an MBA from the Harvard Business School with Baker Scholar Honors, an MS in economics from the London School of Economics, and a BA in economics from Stanford University. He is a member of the board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Mr. Hellman brings to the Board of Directors of our general partner extensive investment management and capital raising experience, combined with excellent leadership and strategic skills.