Douglas Y. Bech was appointed to the Consensus Board of Directors in October 2021. He previously served as a director for J2 Global Inc. from November 2000 to September 2021, and for eFax.com, a company J2 Global acquired in November 2000, from August 1988 to November 2000.
Since August 1997, Mr. Bech has served as founder Chief Executive Officer of Raintree Resorts International, a company that owns and operates vacation ownership resorts throughout North America. Mr. Bech practiced securities and corporate finance law from 1970 until 1997. Mr. Bech also served as presiding independent director of HollyFrontier Corporation from July 2011 to May 2021 and was a director of Frontier Oil Corporation from May 1993 when it merged with Holly Corporation in July 2011. Mr. Bech also serves as an independent director of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation since March 2014.
Mr. Bech’s previous work as a securities and corporate finance lawyer, as a director of other public companies and his current experience as a chief executive officer of a private enterprise engaged in hospitality, resort management services, and sales and marketing in three different countries, provide expertise on corporate governance and a unique perspective to the Board of Directors.