People: Zweig Total Return Fund Inc (ZTR)

ZTR on New York Consolidated

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24 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Aylward

50 2006 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

W. Patrick Bradley

42 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Carlton Neel

46 2003 Executive Vice President

David Dickerson

46 2003 Senior Vice President

Nancy Engberg

58 2012 Chief Compliance Officer

Jacqueline Porter

55 2006 Vice President, Assistant Treasurer

William Renahan

45 2012 Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Kevin Carr

59 2012 Vice President

Wendy Luscombe

61 2006 Co-lead Independent Director

R. Keith Walton

48 2006 Co-lead Independent Director

Charles Brunie

83 1988 Independent Director

Alden Olson

85 1996 Independent Director

James Rogers

71 1988 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

George Aylward

Mr. George R. Aylward, Jr. is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. Since 2005, Mr. Aylward has held various senior officer and directorship positions with Virtus affiliates and funds. Since 2006, Mr. Aylward has also been the President of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. and/or certain of its subsidiaries, and previously served as their Executive Vice President from 2004-2006. Mr. Aylward has previously served in the following capacities: (i) The Phoenix Companies, Inc., Senior Executive Vice President and President, Asset Management (2007-2008), Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Asset Management (2004-2007), Vice President and Chief of Staff (2001-2004); (ii) The Phoenix Companies, Inc. affiliates, various senior officer and directorship positions (2005-2008); and (iii) Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. and/or certain of its subsidiaries, Vice President of Finance from 2001-2002. Mr. Aylward’s principal business address is 100 Pearl Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Mr. Aylward earned a BS in accounting from the University of Connecticut in 1988 and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. He earned the designation of certified public accountant and is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

W. Patrick Bradley

Mr. W. Patrick Bradley is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of The Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. He has served as Vice President (since 2012) and Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of ZF and ZTR since 2010. Mr. Bradley also has served as Senior Vice President, Fund Services since 2009, Vice President, Fund Administration (2007-2009), Second Vice President, Fund Control and Tax (2004-2006) of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. and/or certain of its subsidiaries; Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer (since 2006), Assistant Treasurer (2004-2006) of Virtus Variable Insurance Trust; Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (since 2005), Assistant Treasurer (2004-2006), of certain funds within the Virtus mutual funds complex. Mr. Bradley previously served as Assurance Senior Manager, Deloitte (1995-2004). Mr. Bradley is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Carlton Neel

Mr. Carlton Neel is Executive Vice President of Zweig Total Return Fund, Inc. Mr. Neel has also served as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Zweig Advisers LLC (since 2003). Since 2009, Mr. Neel has been the Senior Managing Director of Euclid Advisors LLC (since 2011) and previously served in the following capacities: Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc., Senior Managing Director (2008-2011); Shelter Rock Capital Partners, LP, Managing Director and Co-Founder (2002-2003); Phoenix/Zweig Advisers LLC, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager (1995-2002); Euclid Advisors LLC, Executive Vice President (2008-2011) and (Senior Vice President (2001-2008); JP Morgan & Co., Vice President (1990-1995).

David Dickerson

Mr. David Dickerson is Senior Vice President of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. Mr. Dickerson has also served as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Zweig Advisers LLC (since 2003) and as Managing Director, Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc. (since 2008-2011). Mr. Dickerson has been Managing Director of Euclid Advisors LLC (since 2011) and previously served in the following capacities: Shelter Rock Capital Partners, LP, Managing Director and Co-Founder (2002-2003); Phoenix/Zweig Advisers LLC, Vice President and Portfolio Manager (1993-2002); and Euclid Advisors LLC, First Vice President (2008-2011).

Nancy Engberg

Ms. Nancy J. Engberg is Chief Compliance Officer of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc., since 2012. Ms. Engberg is Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Virtus Mutual Funds and Virtus Variable Insurance Trust (since 2011). Ms. Engberg was employed in various legal and compliance positions with The Phoenix Companies, Inc. and its affiliates since 1994. She was previously counsel for Phoenix Investment Partners, Ltd. when it was a public company (1999-2001), and was previously Chief Compliance Officer of The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (2003-2006). She obtained her BA from the University of Connecticut and received her law degree from the University of California. Ms. Engberg holds FINRA Series 7 and 24 registrations.

Jacqueline Porter

Ms. Jacqueline Porter is Vice President, Assistant Treasurer of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc., since 2006. Ms. Porter also serves in the following capacities: Vice President, Fund Administration and Tax, VP Distributors, LLC (since 1995); Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, multiple funds in the Virtus Mutual Fund complex (since 1995) and the Virtus Variable Insurance Trust complex (since 1999).

William Renahan

Mr. William J. Renahan is Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. Mr. Renahan also has served as Senior Legal Counsel and Vice President of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. and/or certain of its subsidiaries since 2012. Mr. Renahan previously served as a Managing Director of Legg Mason, Inc. and predecessor firms from 1999- 2012.

Kevin Carr

Mr. Kevin J. Carr is Vice President of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. He has served as Vice President (since 2012) and Secretary and Chief Legal Officer of ZF and ZTR (2005-2012). Mr. Carr also has served as Senior Vice President, Counsel and Secretary of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. and/or certain of its subsidiaries since 2008. Since 2005, Mr. Carr has served as Vice President, Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of certain funds within the Virtus mutual fund complex. Mr. Carr previously served in the following capacities: Phoenix Life Insurance Company, Vice President and Counsel (2005-2008); Travelers Life & Annuity Company, Compliance Officer of Investments and Counsel (January 2005-May 2005); and The Hartford Financial Services Group, Assistant General Counsel and certain other positions (1995-2005).

Wendy Luscombe

Ms. Wendy Luscombe is Co-lead Independent Director of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. Ms. Luscombe also serves on the Audit, Executive and Nominating Committees for both Funds. Since 1994, Ms. Luscombe has been a Principal of WKL Associates, Inc. (dba Wendy Luscombe), acting as an independent fiduciary and consultant. Ms. Luscombe also serves in the following capacities: (i) Deutsche Bank Real Estate Opportunity Fund 1A and 1B (Member and Chairman of the Management Oversight Committee since 2003); (ii) Acadia Realty Trust (Trustee, Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees and a Member of the Audit Committee since 2004); and (iii) National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) Teaching Faculty (Member since 2007). Ms. Luscombe is also a member of the NACD and is an NACD Certified Director, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Previously, Ms. Luscombe was Director of Feldman Mall Properties, a private REIT (Member of the Audit Committee, 2008-2010), a Director of Endeavour Real Estate Securities, Ltd. REIT Mutual Fund (2000-2005) and a Director of PXRE Corp. (reinsurance) (Chairman of the Investment Committee and Member of the Executive and Audit Committees, 1994-2007). She has served as an educator in the financial industry for over 30 years, teaching NACD’s Director Education courses on corporate governance and teaching classes on understanding financial statements, risk assessment, corporate governance, succession, accounting and strategic planning at Columbia Business School. Ms. Luscombe graduated in 1973 from Oxford Brookes University with a diploma in estate management.

R. Keith Walton

Mr. R. Keith Walton is Co-lead Independent Director of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc., since 2006. Mr. Walton is also a member of ZF’s and ZTR’s Audit, Executive and Nominating Committees. Since 2011, Mr. Walton has been the Global Head of Government Affairs for Alcoa. In 2010, Mr. Walton was Of Counsel to Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarsborough. In 2010, Mr. Walton was a Senior Managing Director of BSE Management LLC, an investment firm. From 2007-2010, Mr. Walton served as Principal and Chief Administrative Officer of Global Infrastructure Partners, an investment fund. Mr. Walton was also the Executive Vice President and Secretary of the University at Columbia University from 1996-2007. Mr. Walton also currently serves in the following capacities: (i) Blue Crest Capital Management Funds (Director since 2006); (ii) Council on Foreign Relations (Member since 1997), Nominating and Governance Committee Board of Directors (since 2004); (iii) The Trilateral Commission (Member since 2009); and (iv) Orchestra of St. Luke’s (Director since 2000). Mr. Walton has previously served in the following capacities: (i) Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc. (Director, Secretary and Member of the Executive Committee from 2003-2009, Audit Committee Chair (2003-2009)); (ii) The Trinity Episcopal School Corporation (Vice President and Trustee 2003-2009); (iii) and Association for the Benefit of Children (Director 2009-2011) (iv) The Gillen Brew School Board (Member from 2007-2009). Mr. Walton earned a BA in History and Biology from Yale University in 1986 and a JD from Harvard Law School in 1990.

Charles Brunie

Mr. Charles H. Brunie is Independent Director of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc. Since 2001, Mr. Brunie has been the Chairman of Brunie Associates, an investment firm. Mr. Brunie also serves in the following capacities: (i) Manhattan Institute (Board of Trustees, Chairman Emeritus (since 1990)); (ii) The Foundation For Educational Choice (Trustee since 1996); and (iii) American Spectator (Chairman of Board since 2002). Previously Mr. Brunie served as a Trustee for Hudson Institute (2002-2008) and from 1969-2000 was associated with Oppenheimer Capital (Chairman from 1980-1990 and Chairman Emeritus from 1990-2000). Mr. Brunie became a Chartered Financial Analyst in 1969. Mr. Brunie earned a BA in Economics from Amherst College in 1952 and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1956.

Alden Olson

Mr. Alden C. Olson is Independent Director of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc., since 1996. Mr. Olson also serves on both Funds’ Audit and Nominating Committee and has been the Chairman of the Audit Committee for both Funds since 2004. Mr. Olson was a Professor of Financial Management Investments at Michigan State University from 1959-1990. In 1964, Mr. Olson became a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Olson was formerly a portfolio adviser with Midwest Investment Fund (1960-1964) and has been actively engaged in portfolio management since 1968. Mr. Olson earned a BBA (1949), an MA (1951) and a PhD (1962), all in finance, from the University of Minnesota.

James Rogers

Mr. James B. Rogers, Jr., is Independent Director of Zweig Total Return Fund Inc., since 1988. Mr. Rogers is also the Chairman of each Fund’s Nominating Committee and is a member of each Fund’s Audit Committee. Mr. Rogers also serves as a Director for Genagro Services LTD (since 2011). Since 1980, Mr. Rogers has been a private investor. Since 1968, Mr. Rogers has served as a financial analyst and investment manager. In 1970, Mr. Rogers co-founded the Quantum Fund, a private investment fund. Mr. Rogers has also authored several financial books, including “Investment Biker: On the Road with Jim Rogers” (1994), “Adventure Capitalist” (2003), “Hot Commodities” (2004), “A Bull in China” (2007) and “A Gift to My Children” (2009). In 1989 and 1990, Mr. Rogers was the moderator of WCBS’s The Dreyfus Roundtable and FNN’s The Profit Motive with Jim Rogers. In 1998, Mr. Rogers founded the Rogers International Commodity Index. Mr. Rogers served as an economic commentator on Fox News from 2002-2007. Mr. Rogers has also served as a guest professor of finance at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Rogers is also currently the Chairman of Beeland Interests (since 1980), a private media and investment company, and was on the Board of Directors of Levco Series Trust from 1996-2006. Mr. Rogers earned a BA in History from Yale University in 1964 and a BA/MA in Politics, Economics and Philosophy from Oxford University in 1966.
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