People: Walter Investment Management Corp (WAC)

WAC on New York Consolidated

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark O'Brien

71 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Denmar Dixon

50 2010 Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President

Gary Tillett

54 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Keith Anderson

51 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Whitney Finch

2012 Vice President - Investor Relations

Brian Libman

46 2011 Chief Strategy Officer

Steven Berrard

58 2010 Independent Director

Ellyn Brown

63 2009 Independent Director

Alvaro de Molina

55 2012 Independent Director

William Meurer

69 2009 Independent Director

James Pappas

69 2012 Independent Director

Shannon Smith

47 2009 Independent Director

Michael Tokarz

65 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark O'Brien

Mr. Mark J. O'Brien is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Walter Investment Management Corp. In March 2006, Mr. O’Brien was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JWHHC, and, in February 2009, of WIM. He also served as a director of Walter Energy from 2005 until the Merger. Mr. O’Brien has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brier Patch Capital and Management, Inc., a family real estate investment and management firm, since September 2004. Mr. O’Brien served in various capacities at Pulte Homes, Inc. for 21 years, culminating in his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer. He retired from that position in 2003. Mr. O’Brien is a director of Mueller Water Products, Inc., a publicly traded spin-off from Walter Energy, and A. Duda & Sons, Inc., a privately held family agriculture and real estate firm. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Billfish Foundation, a not-for-profit entity dedicated to the worldwide management of billfish resources.

Denmar Dixon

Mr. Denmar J. Dixon is Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President of Walter Investment Management Corp. He has served as a director of the Company since April 2009 and, on January 22, 2010 he became Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to becoming an executive officer of the Company, he also had served as a member of the company's Board’s Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as Chairman of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee (Mr. Dixon resigned from each of these committee positions immediately prior to his employment by the Company). Prior to serving on the Company’s Board, Mr. Dixon was elected to the Board of Managers of JWHHC (WIM’s predecessor) in anticipation of the spin-off of the Company’s business and subsequent merger with Hanover. In 2008 Mr. Dixon founded Blue Flame Capital, LLC, a consulting, financial advisory and investment firm. Mr. Dixon retired in January 2008 after 23 years with Banc of America Securities and its predecessors. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Dixon was a Managing Director in the Corporate and Investment Banking group and held the position of Global Head of the Basic Industries group.

Gary Tillett

Mr. Gary Tillett has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective March 1, 2014. Mr. Tillett brings more than thirty years of financial and accounting experience to his role at Walter Investment, including significant experience in the financial services industry. In addition, he has a strong working relationship with the Company having provided advisory services to Walter Investment during its acquisition of Green Tree Servicing in 2011 as well as for many of its subsequent transactions. Most recently Mr. Tillett led the New York Metro Transaction Services Practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers where he provided oversight to approximately 400 professionals. Mr. Tillett’s responsibilities while at PricewaterhouseCoopers included advising clients, including large corporate and private equity firms, on investments in the financial services sector. He served financial and strategic buyers on proposed acquisitions and divestitures, leading due diligence teams and providing assistance in the negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale agreements. Prior to joining the Transaction Services Practice, Mr. Tillett worked in the audit practice for eighteen years serving both publicly traded and privately held clients in the financial services sector. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Manchester, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Keith Anderson

Mr. Keith Anderson has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Walter Investment Management Corp., effective August 12, 2013. He is no longer President and Chief Executive Officer of GTCS Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of the Company effective August 12, 2013.

Whitney Finch

Brian Libman

Steven Berrard

Mr. Steven R. Berrard is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. He was appointed to serve on the Board’s Compensation Committee in March of 2010 and the Audit Committee in May of 2010. Mr. Berrard has served on the Board of Directors of Swisher International since 2004 and he currently serves as Swisher’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Berrard is the Managing Partner of New River Capital Partners, a private equity fund he co-founded in 1997. Prior to co-founding New River Capital Partners, Mr. Berrard was the co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of AutoNation, Inc., an automotive retail company, from 1996 to 1999. Prior to joining AutoNation, Mr. Berrard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Blockbuster Entertainment Group, the video store operator. Prior to his tenure with Blockbuster, Mr. Berrard served as President of Huizenga Holdings, Inc. and served in various positions with subsidiaries of Huizenga Holdings, Inc. from 1981 to 1987. Prior to joining Huizenga Holdings, Inc., Mr. Berrard was employed by Coopers & Lybrand from 1976 to 1981. Mr. Berrard currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pivotal Fitness. He has previously served on the Boards of Directors of Jamba, Inc., (2005 – 2009), Viacom, Inc., (1987 – 1996), Birmingham Steel (1999 – 2002), HealthSouth (2004 – 2006), and Boca Resorts, Inc. (1996 – 2004). Mr. Berrard earned his B.S. in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

Ellyn Brown

Ms. Ellyn L. Brown is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. She practiced corporate and securities law, since 1996 as the president of Brown and Associates, a corporate law and consulting firm that provided operational, regulatory and governance guidance to financial services clients and other entities that operate in regulated environments, until her retirement in 2010. She also has taught corporate and securities law at Villanova University School of Law and the University of Maryland School of Law. Ms. Brown has served as a director of NYSE Euronext, Inc. and its predecessors since 2005, and also is a member of the board of directors of NYSE Regulation, Inc., which oversees NYSE market regulation. In addition, she serves on the Board of Governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”). From 2007 to 2011 Ms. Brown was a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation (parent of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting Standards Board). She served as Maryland’s Securities Commissioner from 1987-1992, and later was a member of the boards of the National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Alvaro de Molina

Mr. Alvaro G. de Molina is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. Mr. de Molina served as the Chief Executive Officer of GMAC from March 2008 to November 2009. He previously served in a number of senior leadership roles at Bank of America, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Banc of America Securities, President of Global Corporate and Investment Banking, and Corporate Treasurer. Prior thereto he held the lead financial role for emerging markets at J. P. Morgan. He began his career with Price Waterhouse. Mr. de Molina serves on the boards of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the Financial Services Volunteer Corps.

William Meurer

Mr. William J. Meurer is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. Prior to serving on the Company’s Board, he was elected to the Board of Managers of JWH Holding Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Walter Energy and parent of WIM (“JWHHC”), in anticipation of the spin-off of the Company’s business and subsequent merger with Hanover. Previously, Mr. Meurer was employed for 35 years with Arthur Andersen LLP where he served most recently as the Managing Partner for Arthur Andersen’s Central Florida operations. Since retiring from Arthur Andersen in 2000, Mr. Meurer has been a private investor and consultant. Mr. Meurer also serves on the Board of Trustees for LifeLink Foundation, Inc. and as a member of the board of directors of Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated and the Eagle Family of Funds.

James Pappas

Dr. James L. Pappas is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. Dr. Pappas served as President, Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin from 1995 to 2005 and as the Lykes Professor of Banking and Finance at the University of South Florida's College of Business Administration from 1986 to 2006. From 1987 to 1995 he served as the Dean of the College of Business at the University of South Florida. Dr. Pappas serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Eagle Family of Mutual Funds.

Shannon Smith

Mr. Shannon E. Smith is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. He, until his resignation in June of 2011, served as a Director, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of American Land Lease, Inc., a real estate investment trust, and as a Managing Director of Green Courte Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based private equity real estate investment firm. Until the completion of its merger with GCP Sunshine Acquisition, Inc. on March 16, 2009, American Land Lease was listed on the NYSE. Mr. Smith joined American Land Lease, Inc. in October 2000 as Chief Accounting Officer and was appointed as its Chief Financial Officer in February 2001 and its Chief Operating Officer in July 2009. Mr. Smith was named a Managing Director of Green Courte Partners in May of 2009. Mr. Smith also served as the Secretary of American Land Lease, Inc. from July of 2002 until January of 2008. From March 1997 to October 2000, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer of Jemison-Demsey Holding Company, Jemison Industries and other entities controlled by Jemison Investment Company. Mr. Smith began his career with Ernst & Whinney as a certified public accountant.

Michael Tokarz

Mr. Michael T. Tokarz is Independent Director of Walter Investment Management Corp. Mr. Tokarz has served as a director of the Company since April 2009. Mr. Tokarz has been Chairman of Walter Energy’s board of directors since December 2006 and has been a director of Walter Energy since September 1987. Since February 1, 2002 he has been a member of the Tokarz Group, LLC. From January 1996 until February 1, 2002, Mr. Tokarz was a member of the limited liability company which serves as the general partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. Mr. Tokarz also is a director of CNO Financial Group, Inc. (f/k/a Conseco, Inc.) (2003 – present), IDEX Corporation (1987 – present), Mueller Water Products, Inc. (2006 – present) and MVC Capital, Inc. (2004 – present).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark O'Brien

2,605,460

Denmar Dixon

1,364,290

Gary Tillett

--

Keith Anderson

1,631,690

Whitney Finch

--

Brian Libman

1,459,690

Steven Berrard

--

Ellyn Brown

--

Alvaro de Molina

--

William Meurer

--

James Pappas

--

Shannon Smith

--

Michael Tokarz

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012
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