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Marc Mayer
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board

Marc Mayer is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Manning & Napier. As CEO, he is responsible for defining and leading strategic initiatives for the firm, as well as managing day-to-day operations. Prior to Manning & Napier, Marc was most recently Head of North American Distribution for Schroders in New York. Prior to Schroders, he was CEO at GMO in Boston. This followed a 20-year tenure at AllianceBernstein and its predecessor firm, Sanford Bernstein, where Marc, at various times, headed the global Institutional and Intermediary businesses, and served as Chief Investment Officer for Asset Allocation Strategies. At Sanford Bernstein, Marc was Director of Research and CEO of their sell-side research business and also a member of Bernstein’s Board of Directors.

Marc earned his BA in Philosophy from Yale University and his MBA from Columbia University.

    Mayer
    Richard S. Goldberg
    Director
    Director

    Richard has been an investment banker focusing on the financial institution sector for more than 30 years and an advisor to Manning & Napier for 20 years. His financial industry career includes positions at Lehman Brothers, Lazard and Wasserstein Perella as head of the North American Financial Institutions advisory practice. Currently, Richard is a member of the faculty and Advisory Board of Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. 
     
    Richard received his MBA from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Business School.

      Edward J. Pettinella
      Lead Independent Director
      Lead Independent Director

      As former President, CEO and Director of Home Properties, Inc. an S&P 400 company which was traded on the NYSE, Mr. Pettinella ran a $7.6 billion real estate investment trust (REIT). The REIT acquired, developed and operated apartment communities, primarily in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets. Home Properties was purchased by Lone Star Funds in Fall 2015. Prior to joining Home Properties in 2001, Mr. Pettinella served as President of Charter One Bank of New York and Executive Vice President of Charter One Financial, Inc. 

      Mr. Pettinella is currently a member of the board of directors of Royal Oak Realty Trust, Inc. and Life Storage, Inc. Mr. Pettinella also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University and is the Board Chair Emeritus of the Geneseo Foundation Board of Directors. 

      Mr. Pettinella earned a Bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 1973 and an M.B.A. from Syracuse University in 1976. Mr. Pettinella's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive, broad-based experience in the banking industry, including a multi-billion dollar financial services company.
       

      Edward
      Barbara Goodstein
      Director
      Director

      Ms. Goodstein is the Founder of BGreat, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2018. She served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Tiger 21 Holdings from May 2015 through January 2018, and served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Vonage from July 2012 through January 2015. Prior to joining Vonage, Ms. Goodstein held senior management positions at AXA Equitable, JP Morgan Chase, and Instinet.com. Ms. Goodstein currently serves on the board of directors of KushCo Holdings Inc, where she acts as chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee. She also serves on the advisory board of FOX (Family Office Exchange) and on the board of God’s Love We Deliver. 

      Ms. Goodstein earned a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University in 1981 and an M.B.A. from Columbia University School of Business in 1983. Ms. Goodstein’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include her extensive marketing experience in the financial services industry.
       

      Barbara Goodstein
      Kenneth Marvald
      Director
      Director

      For the past 22 years, Kenneth A. Marvald has worked at Graywood Companies Inc., a global equity firm consisting of over 50 domestic and international operating companies across various sectors, where he oversees all legal affairs as Vice President & General Counsel.  Mr. Marvald also serves on several boards, including The Summers Foundation, Education Success Network, and the Excellus Rochester Regional Board.  Mr. Marvald received a B.A. in Political Science in 1984 from SUNY Binghamton, a J.D. in 1987 from SUNY Buffalo Law School, and an LL.M. in 1988 from NYU Law School.

      Mr. Marvald's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his over 30 years of experience in financial services law across the corporate finance, real estate, M&A, and tax sectors.

      Kenneth Marvald
      Lofton Holder
      Director
      Director

      Lofton Holder served as the co-founder and managing partner for Pine Street Alternative Asset Management Company, an investment management firm focused on providing seed capital to emerging hedge fund managers, from 2011 to 2019. Prior to co-founding Pine Street, Mr. Holder was a Partner and Managing Director at Investcorp International from 2004 to 2010 and a Managing Director at JP Morgan Investment Management from 1993 to 2004. Mr. Holder also held positions in the Investment Banking Department of The First Boston Corporation. 

      Mr. Holder currently serves on the board of Golub Capital, where he is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Holder also serves on the boards of The Edwin Gould Foundation, Maimonides Medical Center, Pace University, and New York Gray’s Baseball Club. Mr. Holder earned a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in 1986 and an M.B.A from Yale University School of Management in 1990. Mr. Holder’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his more than 30 years of experience in the investment industry.
       

        Lofton Holder