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George R. Aylward, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer

George R. Aylward, Jr. is president and chief executive officer of Virtus Investment Partners. He has been president of Virtus (formerly known as Phoenix Investment Partners) since November 6, 2006 and was senior executive vice president and president, Asset Management, of Virtus' former parent since February 2007. Previously, Mr. Aylward was senior vice president, Asset Management, at Phoenix from November 2006 to February 2007. Mr. Aylward also served as senior vice president and chief operating officer, Asset Management, at Phoenix from 2004 through 2006, and was chief of staff to Dona D. Young, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Phoenix, from 2002 through 2004. Mr. Aylward joined Phoenix in 1996 and served in several senior financial positions in its Asset Management business prior to 2002.

Peter L. Bain is the former president, chief executive officer and director of OM Asset Management, now known as BrightSphere Investment Group, which he joined in 2011 and led through an initial public offering. He joined the company from Legg Mason, where he was senior executive vice president and head of affiliate management and corporate strategy, and earlier, chief administrative officer. He also was a managing director at Berkshire Capital Securities and worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. and HSBC Holdings. Mr. Bain received a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School following a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Trinity College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He currently serves on the Board of ReBuild Metro, an affordable housing initiative focused on reclaiming and rehabilitating disadvantaged neighborhoods in Baltimore.

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Susan S. Fleming, Ph.D., serves as a keynote speaker and executive educator for corporate clients focusing on issues of gender diversity and inclusion through SusanSFleming.com, which she founded in 2018. She was a consultant and senior lecturer of management and entrepreneurship at Cornell University from 2009 to 2018. She worked at Capital Z Financial Services, a private equity firm, as a principal from 1998 to 2001 and partner from 2001 to 2003. Prior to that, she was vice president at Insurance Partners Advisors, LP, a private equity firm, from 1994 to 2003 and held various positions at Morgan Stanley & Co. from 1992 to 1994. She also serves on the board of RLI Corp.

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Paul G. Greig is chairman of the board of Opus Bank, a commercial bank with offices in California, Arizona, Oregon and Washington, where he previously served as interim chief executive officer and president. Prior to joining Opus Bank, he served as chairman, president and CEO of FirstMerit Corp. from 2006 to 2016; president and chief executive officer of Charter One Bank, Illinois; and earlier, president and chief executive officer of Bank One Corp., Wisconsin. He was a director and member of the Audit Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland from 2011 to 2013 and vice president of the Fed’s Federal Advisory Council. Mr. Greig earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Wheaton College and an M.B.A. from DePaul University. He is also a director at Omni Senior Living, a developer and operator of senior living communities in northeast Ohio.

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Timothy A. Holt held various positions with Aetna, Inc. from 1977 until his retirement in 2008. He was senior vice president and chief investment officer from 1997 to 2008; chief enterprise risk officer from 2005 to 2007; senior vice president and chief financial officer of Aetna Retirement Services from 1996 to 1997; vice president of Portfolio Management Group from 1992 to 1995; vice president of Aetna Portfolio Management from 1991 to 1992; vice president, Finance and treasurer from 1989 to 1991; vice president of Public Bonds from 1987 to 1989; Property/Casualty portfolio manager from 1983 to 1987; investment officer from 1981 to 1982; and investment officer/analyst from 1977 to 1981.

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Melody L. Jones provides executive assessment and coaching services through 32-80 Advisors, which she founded in 2017. Previously she served as chief administrative officer of CEB, a best practices insight and technology company, from 2012 to 2017, where she managed the company’s human resources, information technology, legal and compliance, and communications, philanthropy, and member events functions. She joined CEB in 2005 as chief human resources officer after serving as global head of human resources at T. Rowe Price, an investment management firm, and earlier as chief human resources officer at Aon Corporation, an insurance brokerage and consulting company. Previously she was a senior consultant with Organizational Dynamics, Inc.; a member of the senior leadership team of HR Strategies, Inc.; and held leadership positions at Citicorp Mortgage.

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Mark C. Treanor, Chairman

Mark C. Treanor is non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors. He served as senior executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Wachovia Corporation from 2001 to August 2008, with responsibilities for legal, regulatory, corporate governance and government relations activities for all domestic and international businesses, including Evergreen Investments, Wachovia's asset management division which provides mutual funds, institutional portfolios, alternative investments and separately managed accounts to institutional and individual investors. Mr. Treanor was a member of Wachovia's Operating Committee, which was responsible for overall management of Wachovia. Previously, from 1999 until 2001, he held similar responsibilities as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of First Union Corporation, Wachovia's predecessor, which he joined in 1998 after serving as president and senior partner of the law firm Treanor, Pope & Hughes, which he founded.

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Stephen T. Zarrilli is the former president and chief executive officer of The University City Science Center, an urban research park that provides technology commercialization resources to entrepreneurs, which he joined in 2018 and served until 2020. From 2012 to 2018 he was president, CEO and director of Safeguard Scientifics, a company that provides growth capital for entrepreneurial technology companies, which he joined in 2006 as senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer. Previously he was the chairman and CEO of Penn Valley Group, a management advisory firm that he founded, and earlier was CFO at Fiberlink Communications Corp., a security software company; CEO of Concellera, a document management software company; and CEO of US Interactive Inc., a digital marketing firm. He began his career at Deloitte LLP.

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