Jeff Bairstow, age 51, was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company in March 2010. Prior to joining Journal Register Company, he served as Chief Financial Officer at CCBR-Synarc, Inc. and was also President of its Global Imaging Division. Before joining CCBR-Synarc, Mr. Bairstow served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Dendrite International Inc. a publicly traded Pharmaceutical sales and technology services company located in Bedminster, NJ. Mr. Bairstow previously held senior financial and operational positions with Health Net Inc., including President of Health Net's Government and Specialty Services Division and earlier as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Health Net-California. Mr. Bairstow also held a number of senior positions in both operations and finance in public and private settings in the healthcare and technology industries including America Service Group, RelayHealth and Managed Health Network, after beginning his career at Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Bairstow is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and received a MBA from Vanderbilt's Owen School of Business.