People: Dynex Capital Inc (DX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Akin

62 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Byron Boston

56 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Director

Stephen Benedetti

52 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Smriti Popenoe

46 2014 Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Michael Hughes

54 2013 Lead Independent Director

Valerie Mosley

55 2013 Director

Robert Salcetti

59 2013 Director

Barry Igdaloff

60 2000 Independent Director

James Wheat

62 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Akin

Mr. Thomas B. Akin serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Dynex Capital, Inc., He has been a director of Dynex Capital, Inc. since May 2003. Since January 1, 2014, Mr. Akin has served as the Executive Chairperson of the Board. Prior to January 1, 2014, Mr. Akin was Chairperson of the Board since May 30, 2005, and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since February 4, 2008. Mr. Akin has served as the managing general partner of Talkot Capital located in Sausalito, California, since 1995. Talkot Capital is the general partner for various limited partnerships (including the Talkot Fund, L.P.) investing in both private and public companies. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Akin was the managing director of the Western United States for Merrill Lynch Institutional Services. Mr. Akin was the regional director of the San Francisco and Los Angeles regions for Merrill Lynch Institutional Services from 1981 to 1991. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Akin was an employee of Salomon Brothers from 1978 to his departure in 1981. Mr. Akin currently serves on the board of directors for Mobivity Holdings Corp. (OTC: MFON) and from December 2006 until June 2010 served as a director of CombiMatrix Corporation (NASDAQ: CMBX). Mr. Akin attended the University of California at Santa Cruz from 1970 to 1974 and holds a B.A. in Biology. From 1976 to 1978 Mr. Akin studied at the University of California at Los Angeles and received an M.B.A. in Finance.

Byron Boston

Mr. Byron L. Boston serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Director of Dynex Capital, Inc., effect January 1, 2014. He became the director of the Company in March 2012. Since January 1, 2014, Mr. Boston has served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Co-Chief Investment Officer. Prior to January 1, 2014, Mr. Boston served as President and Chief Investment Officer since March 1, 2012, and held the position of Chief Investment Officer since April 2008. From November 2006 to April 2008, Mr. Boston was the President of Boston Consulting Group, which provided advice on business strategies for its clients. From January 2004 to October 2006, Mr. Boston was Executive Vice President of Sunset Financial Resources, Inc. Prior to this, Mr. Boston was a senior officer for the Freddie Mac Corporation from 1997 to 2003. From 1981 to 1997, Mr. Boston held banking and trading positions at New York investment banking firms. Mr. Boston holds an A.B. in Economics and Government from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago. Mr. Boston serves as a member of the Investment Committee for the Company.

Stephen Benedetti

Mr. Stephen J. Benedetti is the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Dynex Capital, Inc. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2005; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2005 and beginning again in 2008.

Smriti Popenoe

Ms. Smriti Laxman Popenoe is the Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Dynex Capial, Inc., effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Popenoe has served as a Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Investment Officer effective January 1, 2014; Chief Risk Officer of PHH Corporation between 2010 and 2013; Senior Vice President, Balance Sheet Management, of Wachovia Bank, from 2006 to 2009.

Michael Hughes

Mr. Michael R. Hughes is an Lead Independent Director of Dynex Capital, Inc. Mr. Hughes became a director of the Company in November 2010 and has been designated as our Lead Independent Director. Mr. Hughes is currently Portfolio Manager at Ascend Capital Management and serves on the Board of Trustees and is a past President of the Bentley School in Oakland, California. Prior to beginning his position at Ascend Capital Management in 2012 and at the Bentley School in 2009, Mr. Hughes was a partner and portfolio manager of Osterweis Capital Management from 2005 to 2008. From 1989 to 2005, Mr. Hughes was the First Vice President of Merrill Lynch Financial Institutions Research. Mr. Hughes began his career as an equity analyst at Dean Witter Reynolds in 1986. Mr. Hughes serves as the Chairperson of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Investment Committee and the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee for the Company. Mr. Hughes holds an A.B. from the University of California at Berkley in Geophysics. Mr. Hughes was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1991.

Valerie Mosley

Ms. Valerie Mosley serves as Director of Dynex Capial, Inc., effective December 16, 2013. Since June 2012, Ms. Mosley has been the chief executive officer of Valmo Ventures, a company that creates, collaborates, and invests in companies, assets, and efforts that add value to portfolio returns and to society. Prior to becoming chief executive officer of Valmo Ventures, Ms. Mosley was partner, senior vice partner and investment strategist at Wellington Management Company, LLP. During a 20-year career at Wellington Management Company, LLP, Ms. Mosley managed a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio for corporate and public pension funds, insurance company general accounts, endowment funds and mutual funds. Ms. Mosley also serves on several non-profit Boards including the Investment Advisory Committee of the NY State Common Retirement Fund and Wheelock College, among others. While at Wellington Management, Ms. Mosley was involved in understanding markets and macroeconomic trends. Ms. Mosley earned a B.A. from Duke University in 1982 and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986.

Robert Salcetti

Mr. Robert A. Salcetti is Director of Dynex Capial, Inc. Mr. Salcetti, previously served as a managing director at JPMorgan Chase from 2000 to 2008. Prior to his tenure at JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Salcetti held the position of managing director at Chase Manhattan Bank from 1996 to 2000, senior vice president of TCB/Chemical Bank from 1992 to 1996, division manager of TCB/Chemical Bank from 1986 to 1992, vice president and section manager of Texas Commerce Bank, the predecessor to TCB/Chemical Bank, from 1980 to 1986, and vice president of American Mortgage Company from 1976 to 1979. Mr. Salcetti serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee for the Company. Mr. Salcetti earned a degree of B.S. in business administration from Carlow College in 1976. Since January 2011, Mr. Salcetti has served as a director of Ocwen Financial Corporation and serves on its audit and nomination/governance committees. He is also chairperson of Ocwen Financial Corporation’s compliance committee since its inception in March 2013.

Barry Igdaloff

Mr. Barry A. Igdaloff is an Independent Director of Dynex Capital, Inc., since November 2000. Mr. Igdaloff has been a director of the Company since 2000. Mr. Igdaloff has been a registered investment advisor and the sole proprietor of Rose Capital in Columbus, Ohio, since 1995. Mr. Igdaloff graduated from Indiana University in 1976 with a B.S.B. in accounting and from The Ohio State University in 1978, with a Juris Doctorate degree. Mr. Igdaloff is a non-practicing certified public accountant and a non-practicing attorney. Mr. Igdaloff currently serves on the Board of Directors of Novation Companies, Inc. and serves on its audit and compensation committees. Previously, Mr. Igdaloff served on the board of Guest Supply, Inc.

James Wheat

Mr. James C. Wheat, III, is an Independent Director of Dynex Capial, Inc. Mr. Wheat is the co-founder and managing director of Colonnade Capital Corporation, a private equity firm dedicated to sponsoring friendly growth buyouts of middle market companies. Since 1995, Mr. Wheat has also been the manager of Jasper, LLC, an investment firm investing in publicly traded securities, hedge funds, private equity and debt, and real estate, and has been the manager of Blandfield Associates, LLC, a timberland and working farm, since 1992. In addition, Mr. Wheat was a general partner of Riverfront Partners from 1992 to 2002. Mr. Wheat was a Trustee of the Virginia Retirement System from 1993 to 1999 and the Chairperson of the Virginia Retirement System from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Wheat was on the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia from 1997 to 2001 and served on the investment committee of the University of Virginia endowment. He was the managing director and a member of the board of directors of Wachovia Securities (formerly Wheat First Securities) from 1986 to 1993. Mr. Wheat has served as a Trustee of Hampden-Sydney College since 2013. Mr. Wheat serves as the Chairperson of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee for the Company. Mr. Wheat earned a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College in 1975 and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1978.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Akin

1,663,500

Byron Boston

3,053,100

Stephen Benedetti

1,305,500

Smriti Popenoe

1,429,650

Michael Hughes

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Valerie Mosley

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Robert Salcetti

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Barry Igdaloff

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James Wheat

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As Of  30 Dec 2014

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