Michael McConnell currently serves as a private investor and brings to the Board more than three decades of experience in financing, investing, strategy, and corporate governance. He has served as a board member of various publicly traded and privately held entities both in the United States and internationally. Mr. McConnell has previously served as Interim Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Spark Networks SE. Mr. McConnell also serves on the board of privately held Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., an importer, exporter, processor and distributor of specialty agricultural products, since July 2019.
Mr. McConnell is a member of the City of La Canada Finance and Investment Advisory committee and he received a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A from the Darden School (Shermet Scholar) of the University of Virginia.