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Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeGovernance and Nomination Committee
Leigh  J.  Abrams 
Leigh  J.  Abrams
Director – Independent


Leigh J. Abrams has been a director of the Company since April 2001. Since 1979, Mr. Abrams has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Drew Industries Incorporated (AMEX - DW), a company with sales of approximately $300 million, which manufactures a wide variety of components for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles. Since 1994, Mr. Abrams has also been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of LBP, Inc. (OTC - LBPI). Prior to the sale of its operating assets ... 
Committee Member Committee Member  
Thomas B. Akin 
Thomas B. Akin
Director - Independent


partner for various limited partnerships (including the Talkot Fund, L.P.) investing in both private and public companies. From February 2008 to 2014, Mr. Akin served as the Chief Executive Officer of Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE: DX) and was a director from May 2003, serving as chairperson since 2005, until May 2017. From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Akin was the managing director of the Western United States for Merrill Lynch Institutional Services and was the Regional Director of the San Francisco and Los ... 
  Chairperson  
Frank P. Filipps Financial Expert
Frank P. Filipps
Director – Independent


Frank P. Filipps has been a Director of the Company since August 1995. Mr. Filipps is currently a director and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clayton Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining Clayton in April 2005, Mr. Filipps was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN), a credit enhancement provider to the global financial and capital markets. At Radian, Mr. Filipps was responsible for expanding and diversifying operations in the United States, the United Kin... 
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Stephan R. Peers 
Stephan R. Peers
Director – Independent


Stephan R. Peers has been a Director of the Company since October 1995. From February 1997 to May 1999, Mr. Peers was a director of ICH. In March 2000, Mr. Peers joined Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. as a Managing Director. From April 1993 to March 2000, Mr. Peers was an Executive Vice President of International Strategic Finance Corporation, Ltd., where he performed corporate finance services for overseas and domestic companies. From January 1998 to June 1998, Mr. Peers was an executive at Aames Fin... 
Committee Member Committee Member Chairperson
James Walsh 
James Walsh
Director - Independent


James Walsh has been a Director of the Company since August 1995. In January 2000, Mr. Walsh became Managing Director of Sherwood Trading and Consulting, Co. From March 1996 to January 2000, Mr. Walsh was an Executive Vice President of Walsh Securities, Inc. where he directed mortgage loan production, sales and securitization. From February 1997 to May 1999, Mr. Walsh was a director of ICH. Mr. Walsh was an executive of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation from January 1989 thro... 
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