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William Manning
Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board

William Manning is our Chief Executive Officer, co-founder and Chairman of our board of directors. In addition, since 2003 Mr. Manning has served as Director of Investment Process at Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC, and prior to that, was also the President of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC. In addition, Mr. Manning has previously held officer and director positions with the Fund. Mr. Manning earned a Bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College in 1958.

Mr. Manning's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his operating and leadership experience as an officer and director of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC. since it was founded including in his role as the primary architect of its research and investment process.

    William Manning
    Jeffrey S. Coons
    President
    President
    Jeffrey S. Coons has served as the President of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. since July 2010, as the Co-Director of Research since 2002 and as a member of its executive management team since 1999. In addition, Dr. Coons is a member of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC's Senior Research Group. Dr. Coons earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester in 1985, at which time he joined Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc., and a Ph.D from Temple University in 1996.
      Jeffrey
      Beth Galusha
      Principal Financial Officer
      Principal Financial Officer

      Beth Galusha has served as our Principal Financial Officer since July 2016.  Ms. Galusha has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry. Ms. Galusha is also Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC and holds executive officer and director positions at certain other of Manning & Napier’s affiliates.  She joined Manning & Napier in 1987 as the Controller and also assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Manning & Napier Fund, Inc.  She served as the Chief Financial Officer of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC from 1994 until August 2011.  Previously, she worked as a certified public accountant at Price Waterhouse from 1983 to 1987.  Ms. Galusha earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron in 1983. 

        Beth Galusha
        Charles H. Stamey
        Managing Director of Sales and Distribution
        Managing Director of Sales and Distribution
        Charles H. Stamey has served as the Managing Director of Sales and Distribution at Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC since May 2010 and as a member of its executive management team since 2000. Prior to May 2010, Mr. Stamey served as the Managing Director of Client Relations of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC. Mr. Stamey received his Bachelor's degree from Mount Vernon University in 1981 and an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University in 1985.
          Charles H. Stamey
          Richard B. Yates
          Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
          Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
          Richard B. Yates is our Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. In addition, Mr. Yates is the Chief Legal Officer of each of Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC and the Fund and has executive officer and director positions at certain other of our affiliates. Mr. Yates earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester in 1987 and a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1992.
            Richard B. Yates
            Ebrahim Busheri
            Director of Investments
            Director of Investments

            Ebrahim Busheri has served as the Director of Investments at Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC since March 2015. Over his tenure with the Firm, which has spanned from 1988 to 2001 and again from 2011 through present day, Mr. Busheri has held positions of Managing Director, Emerging Growth Group, Head of Technology Group, Head of Consumer Group, and Director of Research. During his hiatus from Manning & Napier from 2001 to 2011, he worked as the Director of Investments at W.P. Stewart and as a Consultant for Heritage Capital. Mr. Busheri earned his BA in Accounting and Economics from Muskingum College and his MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester.

              Ebrahim Busheri