Robert Chersi has been a director of the Company since January 2019. A seasoned financial and risk expert with 30 years of experience, Mr. Chersi held several senior executive positions in the asset management industry, including CFO of Financial Services at Fidelity Investments, and CFO of US Wealth Management at UBS. Mr. Chersi currently serves as the Lead Independent Director of BrightSphere Investment Group, as well as Chair of the audit committee and member of the nominating & corporate governance, and compensation committees. He is a member of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the audit committee for Thrivent Mutual Funds. In addition, Mr. Chersi serves on the Advisory Board of Pace University where he also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Global Governance, Reporting, and Regulation at the Lubin School of Business. Mr. Chersi also acts in an advisory capacity to financial services industry clients as an individual as well as through Chersi Services LLC, which he founded in 2014 and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Chersi holds a BBA in accounting from Pace University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Chersi is a member of the E*TRADE Bank board, the Audit Committee and the Risk Oversight Committee.