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Joseph B. Anderson, Jr.

Chairman and CEO
TAG Holdings, LLC

Mr. Joseph B. Anderson, Jr. born in Topeka, Kansas, graduated from the United States Military

Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Math and Engineering. He

subsequently received two master’s degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. In

May 2016, Mr. Anderson received the Distinguished Graduate Award from The United States

Military Academy at West Point honoring him for his lifetime of achievement.

During his military career, Mr. Anderson and the infantry platoon he commanded in Vietnam were

subjects of the highly acclaimed documentary film “The Anderson Platoon” which has won several

awards to include the Oscar of the Academy Awards and an Emmy. Mr. Anderson’s military

awards include two silver stars, five bronze stars, three Army Commendation Medals and eleven

Air Medals.

Following 13 years in the Army, Mr. Anderson began his business career with General Motors at

Pontiac Motor Division. During his 13 years with General Motors, he held several manufacturing

operations assignments, concluding with operating a business unit with 7,000 employees and

revenue of $1 billion.

Mr. Anderson is currently the majority owner, Chairman and CEO of TAG Holdings, LLC which

owns several manufacturing service and technology-based entities currently based in North

America. These businesses have served a variety of industries including automotive, heavy

equipment, aerospace and defense.

Mr. Anderson currently serves on the Board of Directors of Business Leaders for Michigan; Board

of Directors of Michigan Aerospace Manufactures Association (MAMA); Wynnchurch Capital

Advisory Board and Modular Assembly Innovations Board of Managers. His community

involvement includes the National Recreation Foundation. Mr. Anderson has served on the Boards

of Directors of several New York Stock Exchange companies. He is a past chairman of the Federal

Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch. He is also a past chairman of the U.S. Department of

Commerce Manufacturing Council.