People: MFS High Yield Municipal Trust (CMU)

CMU on New York Consolidated

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18 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Gunning

72 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees

John Corcoran

48 2012 President

Frank Tarantino

70 2004 Independent Chief Compliance Officer

David DiLorenzo

45 2012 Treasurer

Kino Clark

45 2012 Assistant Treasurer

Kasey Philips

43 2012 Assistant Treasurer

Robyn Griffin

38 2008 Assistant Independent Chief Compliance Officer

James Yost

53 2012 Deputy Treasurer

Mark Polebaum

61 2006 Secretary, Clerk

Christopher Bohane

40 2005 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Thomas Connors

53 2012 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Ethan Corey

50 2005 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Brian Langenfeld

41 2006 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Susan Newton

64 2005 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Susan Pereira

42 2005 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Richard Weitzel

43 2007 Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk

Robert Butler

72 2006 Independent Trustee

Maureen Goldfarb

58 2009 Independent Trustee

William Gutow

71 1993 Independent Trustee

Michael Hegarty

74 2004 Independent Trustee

John Kavanaugh

58 2009 Independent Trustee

Robert Manning

49 2009 Trustee

J. Dale Sherratt

74 1989 Independent Trustee

Laurie Thomsen

56 2005 Independent Trustee

Robert Uek

72 2006 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

David Gunning

Mr. David H. Gunning is Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Company. Mr. Gunning has executive and board experience at publicly-traded and privately-held companies, including past service as the Vice Chairman and a director of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (now Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.), a director of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., and a director of Southwest Gas Corp. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capitol American Financial Corp. Mr. Gunning is also a former partner and head of the corporate department of Jones Day, a international law firm.

John Corcoran

Mr. John M. Corcoran is President of the Company. He has been Senior Vice President of Massachusetts Financial Services Company, (since October 2008); Senior Vice President of State Street Bank and Trust (financial services provider), (until September 2008).

Frank Tarantino

Mr. Frank L. Tarantino is Independent Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. He is Tarantino LLC (provider of compliance services), Principal.

David DiLorenzo

Mr. David L. DiLorenzo is Treasurer of the Company. He has been Senior Vice President of Massachusetts Financial Services Company.

Kino Clark

Mr. Kino Clark is Assistant Treasurer of the Company. He has been Vice President of Massachusetts Financial Services Company.

Kasey Philips

Mr. Kasey L. Phillips is Assistant Treasurer of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President, Fund Treasurer of Massachusetts Financial Services Company; Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, (until 2012).

Robyn Griffin

Mr. Robyn L. Griffin is Assistant Independent Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. He is Griffin Compliance LLC (provider of compliance services), Principal (since August 2008); State Street Corporation (financial services provider), Mutual Fund Administration Assistant Vice President (October 2006 – July 2008); Liberty Mutual Group (insurance), Personal Market Assistant Controller (April 2006 – October 2006); Deloitte & Touche LLP (professional services firm), Senior Manager (prior to April 2006).

James Yost

Mr. James O. Yost is Deputy Treasurer of the Company. He is Senior Vice President of Massachusetts Financial Services Company.

Mark Polebaum

Mr. Mark N. Polebaum is Secretary, Clerk of the Company. He is Massachusetts Financial Services Company, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (since January 2006); Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (law firm), Partner (until January 2006).

Christopher Bohane

Mr. Christopher R. Bohane is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. He is Massachusetts Financial Services Company, Vice President and Senior Counsel.

Thomas Connors

Mr. Thomas H. Connors is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. He served as Massachusetts Financial Services Company, Vice President and Senior Counsel; Deutsche Asset Management, Director and Senior Counsel (until 2012).

Ethan Corey

Mr. Ethan D. Corey is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. He is Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Massachusetts Financial Services Company.

Brian Langenfeld

Mr. Brian E. Langenfeld is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. He is Massachusetts Financial Services Company, Vice President and Senior Counsel (since May 2006); John Hancock Advisers, LLC, Assistant Vice President and Counsel (until April 2006).

Susan Newton

Ms. Susan S. Newton is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. She has been Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel od Massachusetts Financial Services Company (since April 2005).

Susan Pereira

Ms. Susan A. Pereira is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. She is Vice President and Senior Counsel of Massachusetts Financial Services Company.

Richard Weitzel

Mr. Richard S. Weitzel is Assistant Secretary, Assistant Clerk of the Company. He is Massachusetts Financial Services Company, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

Robert Butler

Mr. Robert Ellsworth Butler, CPA, is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Butler has accounting and compliance consulting experience for clients in the investment management industry. Mr. Butler was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PWC”) (including its predecessor firms) for 24 years, and led the firm’s National Regulatory Compliance Consulting Group, specializing in compliance consulting for investment management clients, including mutual funds and investment advisers. During his tenure at PWC, he served for ten years as a consultant to the independent directors/trustees for two fund groups during their contract deliberation processes. He also conducted branch reviews of insurance broker/dealers selling variable products. Since retiring from PWC, Mr. Butler has worked as a consultant to mutual fund boards and investment advisers on regulatory and compliance matters. He has served as, or assisted, the Independent Compliance Consultant in conjunction with the implementation of SEC market timing orders at three fund groups.

Maureen Goldfarb

Ms. Maureen R. Goldfarb is Independent Trustee of the Company. Ms. Goldfarb has executive and board experience at firms within the investment management industry. She was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the John Hancock Funds and an Executive Vice President of John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. Prior to joining John Hancock, Ms. Goldfarb was a Senior Vice President with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. She also held various marketing, distribution, and portfolio management positions with other investment management firms. Ms. Goldfarb is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Investment Company Institute.

William Gutow

Mr. William R. Gutow is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Gutow is the Vice Chairman of Capitol Entertainment Management Company. He has substantial senior executive experience at a publicly-traded company and various privately held companies as well as board experience at privately held companies and non-profits. Mr. Gutow served as the Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Property Development for Zale Corporation. Mr. Gutow has substantial investment company board experience, having served on boards of trustees responsible for oversight of funds in the MFS family of funds for over 17 years.

Michael Hegarty

Mr. Michael J. Hegarty is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Hegarty has senior executive and board experience at firms within the financial services industry, as well as board experience at publicly-traded and privately held companies. He served as the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of AXA Financial and as the President and Chief Operating Officer of The Equitable Life Assurance Society. Mr. Hegarty also served as Vice Chairman of Chase Manhattan Corporation and Chemical Bank. He is a former director of Alliance Capital Management Corporation, which serves as the general partner of a publicly-traded investment adviser, and a former trustee of investment companies in the EQ Advisers Trust family of funds.

John Kavanaugh

Mr. John P. Kavanaugh is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Kavanaugh has executive, investment management, and board experience at firms within the investment management industry, as well as board experience for other investment company families. Mr. Kavanaugh was the Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., and the President and Chairman of Opus Investment Management, Inc., an investment adviser. He also served as a trustee for various investment company complexes. Mr. Kavanaugh held research analyst and portfolio management positions with Allmerica Financial and PruCapital, Inc.

Robert Manning

Mr. Robert J. Manning is Trustee of the Company. Mr. Manning is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MFS (the MFS Funds’ investment adviser) and in this capacity heads its Board of Directors. He has substantial executive and investment management experience, having worked for MFS for 26 years. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of MFS.

J. Dale Sherratt

Mr. J. Dale Sherratt is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Sherratt is the President of Insight Resources and the Managing General Partner of Wellfleet Investments. He was a senior executive at Colgate-Palmolive and the Chief Executive Officer of the Kendall Company in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Sherratt has held senior executive positions at various healthcare technology companies, and served on the boards of directors of publicly-traded companies and numerous early stage technology companies. Mr. Sherratt has substantial investment company board experience, having served on boards of trustees responsible for oversight of funds in the MFS funds for over 21 years.

Laurie Thomsen

Ms. Laurie J. Thomsen is Independent Trustee of the Company. Ms. Thomsen has venture capital financing experience, as well as board experience at publicly-traded and privately-held companies. Ms. Thomsen was a co-founding General Partner of Prism Venture Partners, a venture capital firm investing in healthcare and technology companies and served as an Executive Partner of New Profit, Inc., a venture philanthropy firm. Prior to that, she was a General Partner at the venture capital firm, Harbourvest Partners. Ms. Thomsen is a director of The Travelers Companies, Inc. and a trustee of Williams College. She is a former director of Travelers Property Casualty Corp. and New Profit.

Robert Uek

Mr. Robert W. Uek, CPA, is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Uek has accounting and consulting experience for clients in the investment management industry. Mr. Uek was a partner in the investment management industry group of PWC, and was the chair of the investment management industry group for Coopers & Lybrand. He also has served as a consultant to mutual fund boards. Mr. Uek previously served on the boards of trustees of investment companies in the TT International family of funds and Hillview Capital family of funds. Mr. Uek is a former Chairman of the Independent Directors Council, a unit of the Investment Company Institute that serves the mutual fund independent director community.
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