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Robert J. Byrne

Robert J. Byrne , Chairman of the Board
Robert J. Byrne has served as a Director of Masonite since June 2009 and has been Chairman of the Board of Masonite since July 2010. Mr. Byrne became the Executive Chairman of Source2, Inc., which specializes in assisting clients with high volume recruiting, in January 2019. Mr. Byrne was the founder and served as the President of Power Pro-Tech Services, Inc., which specializes in the installation, maintenance, and repair of emergency power and solar photovoltaic power systems, from 2002 until it was sold in 2017. Power Pro-Tech was Mr. Byrne’s fourth start-up. His other entrepreneurial ventures have been in telecommunications, private equity and educational software. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Byrne was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EPIK Communications, a start-up telecommunications company which merged with Progress Telecom in 2001 and was subsequently acquired by Level3 Communications. Having begun his career in investment banking, Mr. Byrne served as Partner at Advent International, a global private equity firm, from 1997 to 1999 and immediately prior to that, from 1993 to 1997, served as a Director of Orion Capital Partners. Mr. Byrne serves as a director of NextEra Energy Partners, L.P. (“NEP”). He rejoined the NEP Board in December 2018 after having served as a director there from July 2014 through April 2017.