Royce Yudkoff became a director and the Chair of the Spok Board in November 2004. He is also a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch Wireless, Inc. in November 2004, Yudkoff had been a director of Metrocall since April 1997, and had served as the Chair of its Board since February 2003. In 1989, Yudkoff co-founded ABRY Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm, which focuses on the media, communications, and business services sectors. Yudkoff currently serves on the Board of ABRY Partners, LLC, Stafford Insurance Company, and America’s Kitchen, Inc. Yudkoff served on the Board of Muzak Holdings, LLC from 2002 to 2009, Talent Partners from 2000 to 2014, Media Ocean, LLC from 2014 to 2015, and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. from 1996 to 2014. Additionally, Yudkoff is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School.