Mr. Fluxman is our Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2021 and our President since June 2021, and previously served as our Executive Chairman from 2019 through March 2021. Mr. Fluxman served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Steiner Leisure from January 2001 through March 2019 and as a director from November 1995 through March 2019. Mr. Fluxman served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Steiner Leisure from January 1999 through December 2000. From November 1995 through December 1998, Mr. Fluxman served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Steiner Leisure. Mr. Fluxman joined Steiner Leisure in June 1994 in connection with Steiner Leisure’s acquisition of Coiffeur Transocean (Overseas), Inc. (“CTO”), which operated a business similar to that of OSW Predecessor. Mr. Fluxman served as CTO’s Vice President—Finance from January 1990 until June 1994 and as its Chief Operating Officer from June 1994 until November 1996. Mr. Fluxman, a certified public accountant, was employed by Laventhol and Horwath from 1986 to 1989, during a portion of which period he served as a manager. Mr. Fluxman earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand and a degree of Honors Bachelor of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa.
Ms. Banikarim has served on our Board since May 2019. Ms. Banikarim does not currently serve on the board of directors of any other publicly traded companies. Ms. Banikarim is currently working in an advisory capacity with the nonprofit group Partnership for New York City. She previously worked at Nextdoor, Hyatt Hotels Corp. as EVP & Global Chief Marketing Officer from 2015 to 2018, at Gannett Co., Inc. as SVP & Chief Marketing Officer from 2011 to 2015, at NBCUniversal Media, LLC as SVP of Integrated Sales Marketing from 2009 to 2011 and at Univision Communications as Chief Marketing Officer from 2002 to 2009. Ms. Banikarim is the co-founder of NYCNext, and currently serves on the board of Reporters without Borders and the Mobile Marketing Association. She is an advisor to Brand 50, Strawberry Frog, and Cove Hill Partners and a member of Fast Company’s Impact Council, Adweek’s Women Trailblazers, and the TIME100 Advisory Board. Ms. Banikarim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Barnard College and an MBA and a Master of International Affairs in National Security from Columbia University.
Mr. Fusfield previously served as our Chief Executive Officer from 2019 through March 2021. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of OSW Predecessor beginning in July 2016, as President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2007 until July 2016, and as Chief Operating Officer from October 2002 until April 2007. From January 2001 until April 2007, Mr. Fusfield served as Steiner Leisure’s Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Fusfield joined OSW Predecessor in November 2000 as Senior Vice President, Group Operations. Prior to joining OSW Predecessor, Mr. Fusfield was with Carnival Cruise Lines for 12 years, serving as Director, Hotel Operations, for Carnival from January 1995 until December 1998, and Vice President, Hotel Operations, from January 1999 to October 2000. Mr. Fusfield earned a B.A. from the University of Denver School of Hotel Management.
Mr. Heyer is a finance professional with over 35 years of experience investing in the consumer and consumer-related products and services industries, as well as a senior banker in leveraged finance, during which time his clients included many large private equity firms. Mr. Heyer has deployed in excess of 1 billion of capital over that time frame and has guided several public and private companies as a member of their board of directors. Currently, Mr. Heyer is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Mistral Equity Partners, a private equity fund manager founded in 2007 that invests in the consumer industry. He also serves on the boards of Biote Corp. (NASDAQ:BTMD), a position has held since May 2022; Coliseum Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:MITA), a position he has held since June 2021; Tastemaker Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:TMKR), a position he has held since January 2021; and Arko Corp. (NASDAQ:ARKO), a position he has held since December 2020. Prior to founding Mistral in 2007, from 2000 to 2007, Mr. Heyer served as a Founding Managing Partner of Trimaran Capital Partners, a 1.3 billion private equity fund. Mr. Heyer was formerly a vice chairman of CIBC World Markets Corp. and a co-head of the CIBC Argosy Merchant Banking Funds from 1995 to 2001. Prior to joining CIBC World Markets Corp. in 1995, Mr. Heyer was a founder and Managing Director of The Argosy Group L.P. from 1990 to 1995. Before Argosy, from 1984 to 1990, Mr. Heyer was a Managing Director at Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated, and, prior to that, he worked at Shearson/American Express. Mr. Heyer also serves on the board of several private companies, including Worldwise, a pet accessories business, from 2011 to the present. Mr. Heyer is a director of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company, since 2019 (where he also serves as President) and The Lovesac Company, a publicly traded branded omnichannel retailer of technology-forward furniture, since 2010. Mr. Heyer has also served on the board of Accel Foods, an incubator and investor in early-stage food and beverage companies, since 2015. In the past, Mr. Heyer has served as a director of XpresSpa Group, Inc. (formerly known as FORM Holdings, Inc.), a health and wellness services company, from 2016 to 2020; The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a natural and organic food and products company, from 1993 to 2009 and from 2012 to 2019; Haymaker Acquisition Corp., the special purpose acquisition company (where he also served as President) that entered into a business combination with OneSpaWorld, from 2017 to 2019; Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company (where he also served as President) that entered into a business combination with Arko Corp. in 2020; Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III, a special purpose acquisition company (where he also served as President) that entered into a business combination with Biote Corp. in 2022; Jamba, Inc., a healthful lifestyle brand focused on freshly blended whole fruit and vegetable smoothies, from 1993 to 2009; Las Vegas Sands Corp., a casino company, from 2006 to 2008; El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., a casual Mexican restaurant, from 2005 to 2008; and Reddy Ice Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of packaged ice products, from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Heyer received his B.Sc. and M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude.
Mr. Magliacano joined the board of Steiner Leisure, the former parent company of OneSpaWorld, in December 2015. Mr. Magliacano currently serves as a Managing Partner for L Catterton’s Flagship Buyout Fund. L Catterton is the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm with approximately $33 billion of equity capital under management across nine fund strategies in 17 offices worldwide. Since 1989, the firm has made over 250 investments in leading consumer brands. Mr. Magliacano has been a senior investment professional at L Catterton since May 2006. Prior to joining L Catterton, from 1999 to 2006, Mr. Magliacano was a Principal at North Castle Partners, a private equity firm focused on making consumer growth investments that benefit from healthy living and aging trends. While at North Castle, Mr. Magliacano originated and executed investments in the consumer health and wellness sectors. Prior to joining North Castle, Mr. Magliacano worked at NMS Capital, the merchant bank of NationsBanc Montgomery Securities, making growth investments in early-stage consumer and retail businesses. Mr. Magliacano has served on the boards of directors of a variety of private and public companies, including Restoration Hardware and Leslie’s Pool Supplies. Mr. Magliacano received a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with dual degrees in Finance and Operations and Information Management and received an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Mr. McLallen is a finance professional with over 30 years of leveraged finance, private equity, restructuring, and operations experience. Mr. McLallen has been the Managing Member of Meritage Capital Advisors, an advisory boutique firm focused on debt and private equity transaction origination, structuring, and consulting since 2004. Mr. McLallen has extensive board and organizational experience and has served as a director, Chairman or Vice Chairman on numerous corporate and non-profit boards and committees, with a significant historical focus on consumer products-related companies. Mr. McLallen has served as a director of The LoveSac Company (NASDAQ:LOVE), a direct-to-consumer specialty furniture brand supporting an e-commerce model, since June 2019; as well as a director of private companies, including Timeless Wine Company, the producer of consumer luxury wine brands Silver Oak, Twomey and OVID, since August 2016; Worldwise, a consumer branded pet products company, since April 2016; adMarketplace, a search engine advertiser, since 2012; Classic Brands, an e-commerce marketer of mattresses and related products, since August 2018; Dutchland Plastics, a roto-molding plastics manufacturer, since January 2017; Frontier Dermatology, a physician practice platform since January 2019; and Genus Oncology, an early-stage biotechnology company, since 2015. Mr. McLallen is also a founder and Co-Chairman of Tomahawk Strategic Solutions, a law enforcement and corporate training and risk management company, since 2014. From 2006 to 2015, Mr. McLallen was the Vice Chairman of Remington Outdoor Company, an outdoor consumer platform he co-founded with a major investment firm. Mr. McLallen was formerly with CIBC World Markets from 1995 to 2004, during which time he was a Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets, and head of High Yield Distribution. Mr. McLallen started his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Drexel Burnham Lambert and was a founding member of The Argosy Group L.P. in 1990. Mr. McLallen received a B.A. with a double major in Economics and Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Mr. Powell’s experience spans private capital investment, investment banking, corporate operating, corporate governance, and public accounting roles. Mr. Powell currently invests in and advises private companies focusing on health and wellness, fitness, nutrition, personal care services, and consumer technology sectors. He also serves on the board of directors and as a member of the audit committee of Massage Envy Holdings. Previously, he served as a member of the boards of directors of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III, Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II, Atkins Nutritionals, and several private equity-backed companies. Mr. Powell served as a managing director of Prospect Capital Corporation from 2015 to 2017 and as a senior advisor to private equity firms Roark Capital Group from 2012 to 2015 and Catterton Partners from 2009 to 2011. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Powell co-led the capitalization, acquisitions, merger, operations, and sale of salon and spa services, specialty retail, franchising, and direct marketing business. From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Powell was head of Consumer Investment Banking for RBC Capital Markets, where he advised private and public companies on capital raising, merger, acquisition, and sale initiatives. Previously, Mr. Powell held investment banking positions with Prudential Securities, Wheat First Securities, L.F. Rothschild & Co., and Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. Mr. Powell began his career as a certified public accountant in the emerging growth companies group of Arthur Andersen & Co.
Mr. Stiefler has spent a long career leading a wide range of consumer and business services companies across multiple industry sectors, including financial services, financial technology, real estate, advertising, computer software and services, private equity, and internet start-ups. Mr. Stiefler served as a director and non-executive chairperson of the board of directors of Worldpay, Inc. (formerly known as Vantiv Holding, LLC) from August 2010 until its initial public offering in March 2012, served as its chairman from March 2012 to January 2018, and then director until WorldPay was acquired by FIS in June 2019, at which point Mr. Stiefler became Lead Independent Director of the combined firm. Mr. Stiefler previously served on the boards of directors of LPL Financial Corporation and VeriFone Systems, Inc., as Lead Director of Taleo Corporation, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Oracle Corporation in April 2012, and Lead Director of Square Trade prior to its acquisition by Allstate in 2017. Mr. Stiefler was the Chairman, President, and CEO of Digital Insight from August 2003 until the company’s acquisition by Intuit in February 2007. Prior to Digital Insight, Mr. Stiefler worked with several private equity firms as an operating advisor and held a variety of positions at American Express, including President and Director of the company, and President and CEO of American Express Financial Advisors. Mr. Stiefler received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Hasiba serves on our Board. Mr. Hasiba joined the board in June 2020. Mr. Hasiba is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Ideal Image, the #1 Aesthetics Brand in North America. Prior to joining Ideal Image, Mr. Hasiba was a Principal at L Catterton where he invested in multiple leading consumer brands. Prior to L Catterton, Mr. Hasiba was the Director of Strategy at Ferrara Candy Company where he led a business transformation program spanning the marketing, sales, and supply chain functions. Prior to Ferrara, Mr. Hasiba spent several years at McKinsey where he was a member of the consumer-packaged goods & retail practice where he focused on global assignments in supply chain, retail, finance, and business process optimization. Mr. Hasiba graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and graduated cum laude from Loyola University at Chicago with a B.S. in Physics. He also received an M.B.A from the Harvard Business School.