Board Of Directors
Bruce H. Matson
Mr. Matson serves as Director, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for Randolph Square IP, LLC and its affiliate RSIP Management, LLC, businesses that provide proprietary patent analytics for universities, law firms, investment banks, patent owners and many others. In addition, RSIP Management provides litigation funding in patent infringement cases. Mr. Matson served as Partner in the law firm of LeClairRyan, a Professional Corporation in Richmond, Virginia, from 1994 until 2019. He has practiced law since 1983. Mr. Matson was a member of the Company’s Audit and Compensation Committees until March 1, 2014 and served as the Chair of the Company’s Compensation Committee during this period. He previously served as a director of Apple REIT Seven, Inc. from 2007 until its merger with the Company was completed in March 2014. In addition, Mr. Matson previously served as a director of Apple Hospitality Two, Inc., Apple Hospitality Five, Inc. and Apple REIT Six, Inc. from the inception of those companies until the companies were sold in May 2007, October 2007 and May 2013, respectively. Mr. Matson graduated from the College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law and earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2008.