John McCartney is a Director at Granite Ridge. He serves as a member on the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and Conflicts Committee. Mr. McCartney joined the executive management team of U.S. Robotics in March 1984 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. At U.S. Robotics, he served in various executive capacities, including as Executive Vice President, International, until serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 1996 until its merger with 3Com Corporation in June 1997. Since 2010, Mr. McCartney has served as Chairman of the Board of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), where he has been a director since 2004. From June 1997 to March 1998, Mr. McCartney held the position of President of 3Com Corporation’s Client Access Unit. Mr. McCartney has served on the board of Datatec Limited, a publicly traded networking technology and services company since 2007, where he currently is a member of its nominations committee. Mr. McCartney also serves as a director of EQT, Corp. (NYSE: EQT), a publicly traded natural gas exploration and production company and as a member of its public policy and corporate responsibility, and corporate governance committees. Over the past several years, Mr. McCartney previously served on the boards of Transco, Inc., a Chicago-based company that provides solutions to customers in the electric utility industry, Westcon Group, Inc., a specialty distributor of networking and communications equipment, Rice Energy Inc., a formerly publicly traded independent natural gas and oil company acquired by EQT in 2017, and Covance Inc., a formerly publicly traded drug development services company acquired by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) in 2015. Mr. McCartney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Davidson College and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.