Board of Directors
Frederick ArnoldIndependent Director
Frederick Arnold (Independent) has served as an Independent Director since 2011. In addition, Mr. Arnold served as an independent trustee for CCT II from June 2015 to May 2016. Mr. Arnold serves as a member of the post-emergence board of directors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., a member of the board of directors of Lehman Commercial Paper Inc. and a member of the board of directors of Syncora Holdings, Ltd. Mr. Arnold has held a series of senior financial positions, most recently having served as chief financial officer of Convergex Group, LLC. Previously Mr. Arnold served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and a member of the executive committee of Capmark Financial Group, Inc. from September 2009 to January 2011. He also served as executive vice president of finance for Masonite Corporation, a manufacturing company, from February 2006 to September 2007. While at Willis Group from 2000 to 2003, Mr. Arnold served as chief financial and administrative officer of Willis North America, as group chief administrative officer of Willis Group Holdings Ltd. and as executive vice president of strategic development for Willis Group Holdings Ltd. He also served as a member of the Willis Group executive committee while holding the latter two positions. Prior to these roles, Mr. Arnold spent 20 years as an investment banker primarily at Lehman Brothers and Smith Barney, where he served as managing director and head of European corporate finance. During this time, his practice focused on originating and executing mergers and acquisitions and equity financings across a wide variety of industries and geographies. He also provides pro-bono transactional advice to the New York City Investment Partnership. Mr. Arnold received a J.D. from Yale University, M.A. from Oxford University and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Amherst College.
Mr. Arnold was selected as one of our three Independent Directors because of his extensive leadership experience and financial expertise having been an international investment banker and chief financial officer.Independent Director
Laurie Simon HodrickIndependent Director
Laurie Simon Hodrick
Laurie Simon Hodrick has served as an Independent Director since 2017. Ms. Hodrick brings almost 30 years of experience and expertise in valuation, asset management, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and liquidity and risk management to her position on the board. She previously served as an independent director/trustee on the boards of a cluster of mutual funds of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where she served as a financial expert for the audit committees.
She is currently the A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Business at Columbia Business School and Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford University. She previously served as managing director and global head of alternative investment strategies at Deutsche Bank.Independent Director
James H. KroppIndependent Director
James H. Kropp
James H. Kropp has served as an Independent Director since 2011. In addition, Mr. Kropp has served as an independent trustee for CCT II since 2015. Mr. Kropp currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of SLKW Investments LLC, successor to i3 Funds, LLC, a position he has held since 2008. He is also Chief Financial Officer of Microproperties LLC, where he has served in this capacity since 2011. He was the interim Chief Financial Officer of TaxEase LLC, a property tax lender and tax lien investor from 2010 to February 2012. Since 1998, Mr. Kropp has been a director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Nominating/Corporate Governance committee of PS Business Parks, Inc., a public real estate investment trust whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Kropp became an Independent Trustee of NYSE-listed American Homes 4 Rent and Chairman of its Audit Committee at its founding in November 2012. Mr. Kropp received a B.B.A. Finance from St. Francis College and completed the MBA/CPA preparation program from New York University. Mr. Kropp has, in the past, been licensed to serve in a variety of supervisory positions (including financial, options and compliance principal) by the National Association of Securities Dealers. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
Mr. Kropp was selected as one of our three Independent Directors because of his prior experience on several investment fund committees. We believe Mr. Kropp’s direct experience with investments as a portfolio manager and registered investment advisor is valuable to the Board. He also has accounting, auditing and finance expertise which, we believe, is beneficial in providing leadership on the Audit Committee.Independent Director
Todd C. BuilioneInterested Director
Todd C. Builione
Todd Builione has served as an Interested Director since March 2017, and as Chief Executive Officer of our company since November 2017. Mr. Builione joined KKR in 2013 and is a Member of KKR and President of KKR Credit and Capital Markets. Mr. Builione also serves on two of KKR’s key governing bodies – the Investing and Distribution Committee and the Risk and Operations Committee. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Builione spent 9 years at Highbridge Capital Management, serving as President of the firm, CEO of Highbridge's Hedge Fund business and a member of the Investment and Risk Committees. Mr. Builione began his career at the Goldman Sachs Group, where he was predominantly focused on capital markets and mergers and acquisitions for financial institutions. He received a B.S., summa cum laude, Merrill Presidential Scholar, from Cornell University and a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Mr. Builione serves on the Board of Directors of Marshall Wace, a liquid alternatives provider which formed a strategic partnership with KKR in 2015. Mr. Builione also serves on the Advisory Council of Cornell University's Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and on the Board of Directors of the Pingry School.
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