People: First American Financial Corp (FAF)

FAF on New York Consolidated

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21 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Parker Kennedy

66 2012 Chairman of the Board

Dennis Gilmore

55 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Seaton

36 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kenneth DeGiorgio

42 2012 Executive Vice President

Matthew Wajner

38 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Christopher Leavell

51 2011 Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company

James Doti

67 Lead Independent Director

Anthony Anderson

58 2012 Independent Director

George Argyros

77 2010 Independent Director

Michael McKee

68 2011 Independent Director

Thomas McKernan

69 2011 Independent Director

Mark Oman

59 2013 Independent Director

Herbert Tasker

77 2010 Independent Director

Virginia Ueberroth

74 2010 Independent Director

Craig Barberio

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Parker Kennedy

Mr. Parker S. Kennedy is Chairman of the Board of First American Financial Corp. Mr. Kennedy served as executive chairman of the Company from the separation until his retirement as an employee in February 2012. From 2003 until the separation, he served as The First American Corporation’s chairman and chief executive officer. Previously he also served as The First American Corporation’s president from 1993 to 2004. He served as a director of The First American Corporation and its successor entity, CoreLogic, Inc., from 1987 to 2011, and was CoreLogic, Inc.’s executive chairman from the separation to May 2011. Mr. Kennedy also served on the First Advantage Corporation board until 2009.

Dennis Gilmore

Mr. Dennis J. Gilmore is Chief Executive Officer, Director of First American Financial Corp., since June 2010. From 2008 until the separation, he served as chief executive officer of The First American Corporation’s financial services group. He also served as chief operating officer of The First American Corporation from 2004 to 2008.

Mark Seaton

Mr. Mark E. Seaton is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of First American Financial Corporation effective March 27, 2013. From August 2010 until his promotion, he served as our senior vice president, finance, in which capacity he oversaw the Company’s investment management, investor relations, treasury and financial planning activities. Mr. Seaton has been employed with First American since 2006, including service as director of investor relations of The First American Corporation from 2007 to 2010. Prior to joining The First American Corporation, Mr. Seaton worked in the private equity and investment banking industries.

Kenneth DeGiorgio

Mr. Kenneth D. DeGiorgio is an Executive Vice President of First American Financial Corp., since June 2010. He was senior vice president and general counsel of The First American Corporation from 2004 until the separation. From 2006 to 2012, he also served as secretary of the Company or The First American Corporation, as applicable. Mr. DeGiorgio was vice president and associate general counsel of The First American Corporation from 2001 to 2004, and served as regulatory and acquisition counsel from 1999 to 2001.

Matthew Wajner

Mr. Matthew F. Wajner is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of First American Financial Corp., since March 2013. From September 2010 until this promotion, he served as our controller and prior to that as our director of SEC reporting. From 2009 until the separation in June 2010 he served as The First American Corporation’s director of SEC reporting. From 2006 to 2009 Mr. Wajner was a divisional controller for various operations of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and entities acquired by it. Mr. Wajner was also an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.

Christopher Leavell

Mr. Christopher M. Leavell is Chief Operating Officer of First American Title Insurance Company, subsidiary of First American Financial Corp., since December 2011. He was its executive vice president and division president with responsibility for the lender-focused title business and national production services from 2008 to 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Leavell served as president of the default information services group from 2005 to 2008. He was president of eAppraiseIT, then a subsidiary of The First American Corporation, from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Leavell began his career with First American in 1997 as the general manager of the California Lenders Advantage division of First American Title Insurance Company. Prior to joining First American, Mr. Leavell held various managerial and finance positions at Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company and Countrywide.

James Doti

Dr. James L. Doti, Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of First American Financial Corp., since June 2010. He is the president and Donald Bren Distinguished Chair of Business and Economics at Chapman University. He served as a director of The First American Corporation from 1993 until the separation. He served on the boards of Standard Pacific Corp. until 2012 and Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. until 2009. He is president of Chapman University and has a doctorate in economics from the University of Chicago.

Anthony Anderson

Mr. Anthony K. Anderson is Independent Director of First American Financial Corporation, since November 13, 2012. He retired as a partner of Ernst & Young LLP in 2012, after serving the firm for 35 years, including as managing partner for the Pacific Southwest region and later for the Midwest region, and as vice chair and a member of the firm’s governing executive board. He is currently a director of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY), AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR) and Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC). Mr. Anderson served on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2008 to 2010. He is a member of the American, California and Illinois Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. With 35 years of public accounting experience, including significant experience auditing and advising major international, insurance and financial services companies, Mr. Anderson deepens the Board’s ability to oversee and guide accounting and financial matters.

George Argyros

Hon. George L. Argyros is an Independent Director of First American Financial Corp., since June 2010. He serves as chairman and chief executive officer of Arnel & Affiliates, a private diversified investment company. He served as a director of The First American Corporation from 1988 to 2001, was the U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra from 2001 to 2004, and again served on The First American Corporation’s board of directors from 2005 until the separation. He currently serves as a director of DST Systems, Inc. and Pacific Mercantile Bancorp.

Michael McKee

Mr. Michael D. McKee is an Independent Director of First American Financial Corp., since March 15, 2011. He is currently chief executive officer of Bentall Kennedy U.S., L.P., one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment advisory firms in the United States. Mr. McKee also served as the chief executive officer of The Irvine Company, a privately-held real estate development and investment company, from 2007 to 2008, as vice chairman of its board of directors from 1999 to 2008 and as an executive officer of that company since 1994. Prior to that, he was a partner with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP from 1986 to 1994. Mr. McKee is currently a director of HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Realty Income Corporation (NYSE: O) and the Tiger Woods Foundation. He also previously served as a director of Mandalay Resort Group, Irvine Apartment Communities, Inc. and Oasis Residential Inc.

Thomas McKernan

Mr. Thomas V. McKernan, Jr., is an Independent Director of First American Financial Corp., since March 2011. He serves as chairman of the board of AAA – Auto Club Enterprises and the Automobile Club of Southern California (the “Auto Club”). Mr. McKernan served as chief executive officer of the Auto Club from 1991 until his retirement in 2012. Mr. McKernan also serves as a director of Payden & Rygel Investment Group and as a trustee of certain funds associated therewith. Other positions held by Mr. McKernan include directorships with various companies and membership on various advisory councils. In addition, he served as vice chairman of the board of California Physicians Service, Inc., which operates as Blue Shield of California, and its subsidiary, Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company, until September 2009.

Mark Oman

Mr. Mark C. Oman is Independent Director of First American Financial Corp. In 2011, he retired from Wells Fargo & Company, after serving it or its predecessors since 1979. At Wells Fargo he held numerous positions, including senior executive vice president (home and consumer finance) from 2005 until his retirement and group executive vice president (home and consumer finance) from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Oman also served as a director and the chief executive officer of Wachovia Preferred Funding Corp. from 2009 to 2011. He is currently involved with several private ventures and is a director of American Caresource Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANCI).

Herbert Tasker

Mr. Herbert B. Tasker is an Independent Director of First American Financial Corp., since June 2010. He has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Mason McDuffie Mortgage Corporation since 2005. He was a mortgage industry consultant from 2004 to 2005 and was vice chairman and managing director of Center Capital Group, Inc., a mortgage conduit, from 1999 to 2004. He served as a director of The First American Corporation from 2002 until the separation and has also previously served on the board of AmNet Mortgage, Inc.

Virginia Ueberroth

Ms. Virginia M. Ueberroth is an Independent Director of First American Financial Corp., since June 2010. She is chairman of the Ueberroth Family Foundation, a philanthropic organization, and a director of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. She served as a director of The First American Corporation from 1988 until the separation. Through Ms. Ueberroth’s experience in philanthropic causes, the Company derives an appreciation for its stakeholders in the community.

Craig Barberio

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