Board of Directors

Stephen Robertson, Nonexecutive Chairman of the Board

Steve is a founding partner at TDR Capital, LLP, a London-based private equity firm with more than €5 billion of committed capital. He has more than 30 years of private equity, mezzanine and leveraged finance experience, and he is heavily involved with the day-to-day management of the firm’s investment portfolio. Steve was a managing partner at DB Capital Partners before co-founding TDR in 2002, and before that, he was a managing director of European Leveraged Finance at Merrill Lynch and a managing director of European Leveraged Finance at Bankers Trust. Steve, who sits on the board of directors for multiple TDR portfolio companies, holds a master’s degree in economics from Aberdeen University.

Brad Archer, President & Chief Executive Officer

With 25 years in the modular, lodging and hospitality industries, Brad Archer is a proven leader with a track record of success in executive management throughout his career. His extensive experience gives him a firsthand perspective on delivering customer focused, cost-effective and timely solutions to challenges around the world.

As President and CEO of Target Hospitality, Brad is responsible for running all facets of the business including the company’s strategy and operations.

Prior to joining Target Hospitality, Brad began his career in 1992-1994 with GE Capital Modular Space and Resun from 1994-2004 as a Regional Manager, where he became Senior Vice President and was instrumental in helping the company grow from two offices to 48, before holding COO positions at two other modular leasing and manufacturing companies. Brad joined Target Hospitality in 2009 as COO and was appointed to President and CEO in 2014.

Gary Lindsay

Gary is a partner at TDR Capital, LLP, a London-based private equity firm with more than €5 billion of committed capital. He has been a member of TDR’s investment team since joining the firm in June 2008, and he is actively involved in the day-to-day management of certain portfolio companies (including Algeco Scotsman). Before joining the firm, Gary worked in the chemicals and industrials investment banking teams at Citi and Bear Stearns in London and New York. He holds a master’s degree in finance with distinction from the University of Strathclyde and a master’s degree in chemistry, with first class honors, from the University of Edinburgh.

Andrew Studdert

Mr. Studdert is currently the founder of Andrew P. Studdert & Associates, a private consultancy, focusing on finance, operations, technology, network security, and crisis management, that he established in 1994. In addition, from June 2004 to April 2017, Mr. Studdert served as the Chairman and CEO of NES Rentals Holdings, Inc., a heavy equipment rental company sold to United Rentals, Inc. in April 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Studdert served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of UAL Corporation and of its subsidiary, United Airlines, from July 1999 to 2002. He also served as Senior Vice President, Fleet Operations from 1997 to 1999 and Chief Information Officer from 1995 to 1997 for United Airlines. Mr. Studdert holds a bachelor’s degree in history from San Francisco State University.

Jeff Sagansky

Jeff, who has extensive experience as an executive and director of public companies, has been a member of our board of directors since July 2017. He co-founded Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (the special purpose acquisition company that combined with Target Lodging and Signor Holdings to become Target Hospitality) and has served as its president and chief executive officer since July 2017. Jeff also co-founded, among other ventures, Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Williams Scotsman to become WillScot Corporation), Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Videocon d2h), and Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with a worldwide provider of media content, connectivity systems and operational data solutions to the travel industry). He served as Double Eagle’s president and chief executive officer from August 2015 through November 2017, Silver Eagle’s president from April 2013 through March 2015, and Global Eagle’s president from February 2011 through January 2013. Jeff previously held executive positions with Paxson Communications Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Corporation of America, and CBS Entertainment. He holds a bachelor's of arts degree from Harvard College and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

Eli Baker

Eli Baker has served as Chief Financial officer of Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (the special purpose acquisition company that combined with Target Lodging and Signor Holdings to become Target Hospitality) since 2017.Mr. Baker is a co-founder and partner of Manifest Investment Partners, LLC, a growth equity/venture fund that focuses in early stage technology-enabled business where he has served since June 2016. Mr. Baker continues to be co-managing director and a partner in Hemisphere Capital Management LLC, a private motion picture and television finance company where he has been since May 2009. Mr. Baker formerly served as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Double Eagle (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Williams Scotsman to become WillScot Corporation) from June 2015 through its business combination in November 2017. Mr. Baker was also a director of Silver Eagle from July 2014 through Silver’ Eagle’s business combination in March 2015. Previously, Mr. Baker served as a principal at Grosvenor Park Investors from 2007 to 2009, a joint venture with Fortress Investment Group where he shared oversight over the special opportunity credit/debt funds in the media space. Mr. Baker is a former lawyer, and has served in a legal affairs capacity at various companies in and out of the media business. Mr. Baker earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Juris Doctor from the University of California at Hastings Law School and is a member of the California State Bar.

Martin Jimmerson

Martin L. Jimmerson Since January 2017, Mr. Jimmerson has been the CFO and Interim CEO of NorAm Drilling Company, which owns and operates rigs for drilling of horizontal wells in the U.S. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Vice President and CFO and later the Interim CEO and President of RigNet, Inc., from 2006 to 2016, a global technology company that provides communications services, applications, real-time machine learning, and cybersecurity solutions. Mr. Jimmerson worked for River Oaks Imaging & Diagnostic, LP, a company that provides full modality technical diagnostic services using magnetic resonance imaging and other diagnostic equipment, as their CFO from November 2002 to December 2005. Mr. Jimmerson received a B.A. degree in accounting from Baylor University.

Joy Berry

Ms. Berry joins the Target board of directors with over 35 years of real estate and hospitality experience. Joy served as the Chief Operating Officer at Luxe Collection, a curated community of 4- and 5-star luxury properties in prime destinations around the world. Prior to joining Luxe, Joy founded and led an investment fund focused on acquiring and developing hotel and resort properties. Joy spent a significant portion of her early career with Marriott International, Inc., where she served in a variety of progressive real estate and development roles. Ms. Berry will serve for the duration of her time as director on the board’s compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee.

Barbara J. Faulkenberry

Ms. Barbara J. Faulkenberry retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2014 as a Major General (2-stars) after a 32-year career, finishing in the top 150 leaders of a 320,000-person global organization. Her last assignment was as Vice Commander (COO) and interim Commander (CEO) of a 37,000-person organization conducting all global Department of Defense air cargo, passenger, and medical patient movements with 1,100 military aircraft plus contracted commercial aircraft. Ms. Faulkenberry is currently an independent director for Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE), a publicly-traded independent oil and natural gas company, where she serves on the Audit and N&ESG Committees, and USA Truck (NASDAQ: USAK), a publicly-traded provider of logistics and trucking services across North America, where she serves as chair of the Strategy & Risk Committee and as a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Ms. Faulkenberry received a B.S. degree from the Air Force Academy in 1982, an M.B.A. from Georgia College in 1986, and a Master of National Security from the National Defense University in 1999. She has also attended strategic leadership courses at Harvard University, University of Cambridge, and Syracuse University.