Corporate Governance

Board Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
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Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Governance Committee
Samuel T. Byrne
Biography PhotoSamuel T. Byrne
Managing Partner, CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC

Mr. Byrne is a Managing Partner and co-founder of CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC, a leading alternative investment management firm specializing in real estate, as well as distressed securities and private equity. The firm manages institutional capital on behalf of investors globally, including public pension systems, endowments, and foreign institutions such as sovereign wealth funds. Before founding CrossHarbor Capital Partners, Mr. Byrne served as a management consultant advising on corporat... 
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Dwight D. Churchill
Biography PhotoDwight D. Churchill
Former Head of Fixed Income and Equity Portfolio Management, Fidelity Investments

Mr. Churchill held a number of senior positions at Fidelity Investments before retiring from the firm in 2009. Having joined Fidelity in 1993, he served as the head of the Fixed Income Division, head of Equity Portfolio Management and President of Investment Services. While at Fidelity, Mr. Churchill also served as the elected chair of the Board of Governors for the CFA Institute, a 135,000 member association previously known as the Association for Investment Management & Research, and from June... 
Glenn Earle
Biography PhotoGlenn Earle
Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director, Rothesay Life Group
Member of the Board of Directors at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV

Mr. Earle is Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of the privately-owned Rothesay Life Group, a member of the Board of Directors of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., and is a non-executive member of the Advisory Committee of Hayfin Capital Management LLP. Mr. Earle is also Deputy Chairman of the educational charity Teach First and a Board Member and Trustee of the Royal National Theatre. He retired in December 2011 from Goldman Sachs International, where he was most recently a Managing ... 
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Niall Ferguson
Biography PhotoNiall Ferguson
Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Senior Fellow at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Founder, Greenmantle LLC
Former Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University

Mr. Ferguson is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and previously was the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation Distinguished Scholar at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. Mr. Ferguson is a frequent commentator on contemporary and hi... 
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Tracy P. Palandjian
Biography PhotoTracy P. Palandjian
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Social Finance, Inc.

Ms. Palandjian is the Chief Executive Officer, co-founder, and a member of the Board of Directors of Social Finance, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on developing and managing investments that generate social impact and financial return. Prior to establishing Social Finance, Ms. Palandjian served as a Managing Director at The Parthenon Group, a global strategy consulting firm. At Parthenon, she established and led the Nonprofit Practice and consulted to foundations and nonprofit organizat... 
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Patrick T. RyanLead Director
Biography PhotoPatrick T. Ryan
Lead Independent Director, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

Mr. Ryan currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a company specializing in health care performance improvement. Prior to Press Ganey, Mr. Ryan worked with SV Life Sciences as a Venture Partner from 2009 to 2012, and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Broadlane Group from 2008 until its acquisition by MedAssets Inc. in 2010. Following such acquisition, Mr. Ryan served on the Board of Directors and in the interim role of President of Spend an... 
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Karen Yerburgh
Biography PhotoKaren Yerburgh
Former Managing Partner, Genesis Investment Management, LLP

Ms. Yerburgh served until June 2017 as Managing Partner of Genesis Investment Management, LLP, a leading boutique investment management firm. With US$27 billion in assets under management for global institutional clients, Genesis is one of the leading emerging markets equities specialists in the world, and has been an AMG Affiliate since 2004. Ms. Yerburgh joined the firm in 1990 and was appointed Managing Partner in 2003. Prior to joining Genesis, she was a senior investment manager at Touche Remnant Investment Management Ltd and Lloyds Investment Management Ltd. She began her career at Grieveson Grant & Co.
Jide J. Zeitlin
Biography PhotoJide J. Zeitlin
Private Investor

Mr. Zeitlin is a private investor with interests in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He formerly served as a Partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he held a number of senior management positions in the investment banking division, including that of Global Chief Operating Officer. He also served in the firm’s executive office. Mr. Zeitlin joined Goldman Sachs in 1987, became a Partner in 1996 and retired from the firm in December 2005. Mr. Zeitlin serves as a member of the Harvard Business Scho... 
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