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.

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

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.

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

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 Compensation Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee and the Investment Committee.

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.

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.

Theodore A. Mathas, elected a director in 2006, is New York Life’s chairman of the board and chief executive officer.

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 is a member of the Compensation Committee, 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 Compensation Committee, and the Insurance & Operations 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 Audit Committee and the Compensation 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.