People: Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund (MIW)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ralph Verni

71 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Cynthia Clemson

51 2005 President

Paul O'Neil

60 2004 Chief Compliance Officer

Maureen Gemma

53 2011 Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Payson Swaffield

58 2011 Vice President

James Kirchner

47 2013 Treasurer

Scott Eston

58 2011 Independent Director

Harriett Taggart

66 2011 Independent Director

Benjamin Esty

51 2005 Independent Trustee

Thomas Faust

56 2007 Trustee

Allen Freedman

73 2007 Independent Trustee

William Park

67 2003 Independent Trustee

Ronald Pearlman

73 2003 Independent Trustee

Helen Peters

65 2008 Independent Trustee

Lynn Stout

56 2002 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Ralph Verni

Mr. Ralph F. Verni is Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2007. Mr. Verni has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2005 and is the Independent Chairperson of the Board and the Chairperson of the Contract Review Committee. Mr. Verni was formerly the Chief Investment Officer (from 1982-1992), Chief Financial Officer (from 1988-1990) and Director (from 1982-1992) of New England Life. Mr. Verni was also the Chairperson of the New England Mutual Funds from 1982-1992; President and Chief Executive Officer of State Street Management & Research from 1992-2000; Chairperson of the State Street Research Mutual Funds from 1992-2000; Director of W.P. Carey, LLC from 1998-2004; and Director of First Pioneer Farm Credit Corp. from 2002-2006. Mr. Verni has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1977.

Cynthia Clemson

Ms. Cynthia J. Clemson is the President of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund. , since 2005. She is the Vice President of Eaton Vance and BMR. Officer of 24 registered investment companies managed by Eaton Vance or BMR.

Paul O'Neil

Mr. Paul M. O'Neil is Chief Compliance Officer of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2004. He is Vice President of Eaton Vance and BMR. Officer of 175 registered investment companies managed by Eaton Vance or BMR.

Maureen Gemma

Ms. Maureen A. Gemma serves as Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund. She is Vice President since 2011, Secretary since 2007 and Chief Legal Officer since 2008. She was Vice President of Eaton Vance and BMR. Officer of 184 registered investment companies managed by Eaton Vance or BMR.

Payson Swaffield

Mr. Payson F. Swaffield serves as Vice President of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2011. He was Chief Income Investment Officer of EVC. Vice President of Eaton Vance and BMR. Officer of 129 registered investment companies managed by Eaton Vance or BMR.

James Kirchner

Mr. James F. Kirchner is Treasurer of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2013. He is Vice President of Eaton Vance and BMR. Officer of 184 registered investment companies managed by Eaton Vance or BMR.

Scott Eston

Mr. Scott E. Eston is Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2011. Mr. Eston has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2011. He currently serves on the investment and advisory board of the BAC Seed Fund, a real estate investment firm. From 1997 through 2009, Mr. Eston served in several capacities at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo and Co. (“GMO”), including as Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer, and also as the President and Principal Executive officer of GMO Trust, an affiliated open-end registered investment company. From 1978 through 1997, Mr. Eston was employed at Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P. (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) (since 1987 as a Partner).

Harriett Taggart

Dr. Harriett Tee Taggart, Ph.D., is Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2011. Ms. Taggart has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2011. She currently manages a professional practice, Taggart Associates. Since 2007, Ms. Taggart has been a Director of Albermarle Corporation, a specialty chemical company where she serves as a member of the Audit Committee and of the Nomination and Governance Committee. Since 2009, she has served as a Director of the Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. where she also serves as member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Taggart is also a trustee or member of several non-profit boards, advisory committees and endowment investment companies. From 1983 through 2006, Ms. Taggart served in several capacities at Wellington Management Company, LLP, an investment management firm, including as a Partner, Senior Vice President and chemical industry sector portfolio manager. Ms. Taggart also served as a Director of the Lubrizol Corporation, a specialty chemicals manufacturer from 2007-2011.

Benjamin Esty

Mr. Benjamin C. Esty is Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2005. Mr. Esty has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2005 and is the Chairperson of the Portfolio Management Committee. He is the Roy and Elizabeth Simmons Professor of Business Administration and Finance Unit Head at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Thomas Faust

Mr. Thomas E. Faust, Jr., is a Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2007. Mr. Faust has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2007. He is currently Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of EVC, Director and President of EV, Chief Executive Officer and President of Eaton Vance and BMR, and Director of EVD. Mr. Faust has served as a Director of Hexavest Inc. since 2012. Mr. Faust previously served as an equity analyst, portfolio manager, Director of Equity Research and Management and Chief Investment Officer of Eaton Vance (1985-2007). He holds B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Faust has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1988.

Allen Freedman

Mr. Allen R. Freedman is a Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2007. Mr. Freedman has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2007 and is the Chairperson of the Governance Committee. Mr. Freedman also serves as a Director of Stonemor Partners L.P. where he also serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Trust and Compliance Committee. Mr. Freedman was previously a Director of Assurant, Inc. from 1979-2011, a Director of Systems & Computer Technology Corp. from 1983-2004 and Chairman from 2002-2004, a Director of Loring Ward International from 2005-2007 and Chairman and a Director of Indus International, Inc. from 2005-2007. Mr. Freedman was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fortis, Inc. (predecessor to Assurant, Inc.), a specialty insurance company from which he retired in 2000. Mr. Freedman also served as a Director of the Fortis Mutual Funds and First Fortis Life Insurance Company. Mr. Freedman is a founding director of the Association of Audit Committee Members, Inc.

William Park

Mr. William H. Park is an Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2003. Mr. Park has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2003 and is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee. Mr. Park was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Aveon Group, L.P. from 2010-2011. Mr. Park also served as Vice Chairman of Commercial Industrial Finance Corp. from 2006-2010, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prizm Capital Management, LLC from 2002-2005, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Asset Management Corporation from 1982-2001 and as Senior Manager of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) from 1972-1981.

Ronald Pearlman

Mr. Ronald A. Pearlman is a Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2003. Mr. Pearlman has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2003 and is the Chairperson of the Compliance Reports and Regulatory Matters Committee. He is a Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. Previously, Mr. Pearlman was Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy) and Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), U.S. Department of the Treasury from 1983-1985 and served as Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress from 1988-1990. Mr. Pearlman was engaged in the private practice of law from 1969-2000, with the exception of the periods of government service. He represented domestic and multinational businesses in connection with the tax aspects of complex transactions and high net worth individuals in connection with tax and business planning.

Helen Peters

Dr. Helen Frame Peters, Ph.D., is a Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2008. Ms. Peters has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 2008. She is currently a Professor of Finance at Carroll School of Management, Boston College and was formerly Dean of Carroll School of Management from 2000-2002. Ms. Peters was previously a Director of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. from 2004-2011. In addition, Ms. Peters was the Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income at Scudder Kemper Investments from 1998-1999 and Chief Investment Officer, Equity and Fixed Income at Colonial Management Associates from 1991-1998. Ms. Peters also served as a Trustee of SPDR Index Shares Funds and SPDR Series Trust from 2000-2009 and as a Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston from 2007-2009.

Lynn Stout

Ms. Lynn A. Stout is an Independent Trustee of Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund., since 2002. Ms. Stout has served as a member of the Eaton Vance Fund Boards since 1998. She has been a Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Business Law at the Cornell University Law School since 2012. Previously, Ms. Stout was the Paul Hastings Professor of Corporate and Securities Law from 2006-2012 and Professor of Law from 2001-2006 at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law.
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