Christopher Eastland has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2009 and served as Chair from September 2010 through March 2019. Mr. Eastland has been a partner at Seidler Equity Partners since 2004, where he is involved in all investment activities in the US and Australia funds, including sourcing and closing new investments, advising partner companies on strategic planning, assisting with identification and execution of add-on acquisitions and implementing growth initiatives. He has served on the boards of numerous private and public companies. Prior to joining Seidler, Mr. Eastland was an attorney at O’Melveny & Myers LLP from 1999 to 2004. His practice focused principally on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment, as well as representation of public and private companies in commercial transactions.
Mr. Eastland received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and entrepreneurial studies from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California and is a member of the State Bar of California.