Board of Directors

FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT

Ralph de la Vega, elected a director in 2009, is chairman of the De la Vega Group LLC, and was the vice chairman of AT&T Inc. and chief executive officer of AT&T Business Solutions and AT&T International LLC.  Mr. de la Vega is a member of the Governance Committee and the Insurance & Operations Committee.

Barbara G. Novick, elected a director in 2021, is a co-founder and former vice chairman of BlackRock.  Ms. Novick is a member of the Insurance & Operations Committee and the Investment Committee.

Theodore A. Mathas, elected a director in 2006, is New York Life’s chair of the board.

Craig L. DeSanto, elected a director in February 2021, is New York Life’s CEO & President.

Michele G. Buck, elected a director in 2013, is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of The Hershey Company. Ms. Buck is a member of the Governance Committee and the Talent, Diversity & Compensation Committee.

Robert B. Carter, elected a director in 2016, is chief information officer of FedEx Corporation, executive vice president of FedEx Information Services, and co-chief executive officer of FedEx Services. Mr. Carter serves as chair of the Insurance & Operations Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.

BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT

Robert F. Friel, elected a director in 2019, was the chairman & chief executive officer of PerkinElmer Inc. Mr. Friel serves as chair of the Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Claire L. Babineaux-Fontenot, elected a director in 2021, is chief executive officer of Feeding America. Ms. Babineaux-Fontenot is a member of the Audit Committee and the Investment Committee.

Thomas C. Schievelbein, elected a director in 2006, was the chairman, president, and chief executive officer of the Brink’s Company and was also the president of Northrop Grumman Newport News. Mr. Schievelbein serves as lead director and is a member of the Governance Committee, the Investment Committee and the Talent, Diversity & Compensation Committee.

Gerald B. Smith, elected a director in 2012, is the chairman and chief executive officer of Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors, L.P. Mr. Smith serves as chair of the Investment Committee and is a member of the Talent, Diversity & Compensation Committee.

Donna H. Kinnaird, elected a director in 2017, was the chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Reinsurance Group of America Inc.  Ms. Kinnaird serves as chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Insurance & Operations Committee and the Investment Committee.

Paula A. Steiner, elected a director in 2021, was the chief executive officer of Health Care Service Corporation. Ms. Steiner is a member of the Insurance & Operations Committee and the Investment Committee.

Mark L. Feidler, elected a director in 2006, is a founding partner of MSouth Equity Partners and was the president, chief operating officer, and a director of BellSouth Corporation. Mr. Feidler serves as chair of the Talent, Diversity & Compensation Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee and the Investment Committee.

Edward D. Shirley, elected a director in 2015, was the president and chief executive officer of Bacardi Limited. Mr. Shirley is a member of the Audit Committee, the Insurance & Operations Committee and the Talent, Diversity & Compensation Committee.