Corporate Governance - Biography
Larry A. Jobe has served as a Class I director since January 4, 2006. In February 2007, Mr. Jobe began serving as Chairman of our Audit Committee. Mr. Jobe serves as Chairman of Legal Network, Ltd., a firm he founded in 1993 that provides staffing and litigation support to law firms and corporate legal departments. He also currently serves as President and founder of P 1 Resources, LLC, which has provided engineering and light industrial staffing services to the construction industry since 1994. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Jobe was Chairman and founder of Mitchell Jobe & Company, a provider of professional staffing services for government and industry. He is also a founder and Board Member of the Lawyer’s Assistant School of Dallas, a for-profit accredited career school, since October, 2005. From 1973 to 1991, he served in various capacities, including as member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee with the accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP. In 1969, he was appointed by President Richard Nixon to serve as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration at the United States Commerce Department. Mr. Jobe currently serves as the Chairman of Independent Bank of Texas and Chairman of the Audit Committee for U.S. Home Systems, Inc. In addition, Mr. Jobe served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of SWS Group, Inc., a Dallas-based New York Stock Exchange member from July, 2005 through December, 2014. He is a member of the Board of Dallas Theological Seminary and Chairman of the Board of the Dallas Seminary Foundation. He received a B.B.A. degree in Accounting from the University of North Texas, in Denton, Texas. Mr. Jobe maintained an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from 1962 to 2002 and currently maintains his license on an inactive or retired status. Mr. Jobe serves as Chairman of the Dallas Seminary Foundation.