Christopher R. Christensen currently serves as Ensign’s Executive Chairman. Mr. Christensen served as Ensign’s President from 1999 and its Chief Executive Officer from April 2006, both until May 2019. Mr. Christensen has served as a member of Ensign’s Board of Directors since forming Ensign in 1999. Prior to forming Ensign, Mr. Christensen served as acting Chief Operating Officer of Covenant Care, Inc., a California-based provider of long-term care. Mr. Christensen has overseen Ensign and its growth since its inception in 1999. Mr. Christensen served on the Board of Directors of CareTrust REIT from June 2014 to April 2015. We believe that Mr. Christensen’s important role in the history and management of Ensign and our company and his leadership and business skills support the conclusion that he should serve as one of our directors.