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Redwood Trust Inc (RWT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Baum

70 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Christopher Abate

37 2017 President

Martin Hughes

59 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Douglas Hansen

59 2012 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Collin Cochrane

40 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller

Andrew Stone

45 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dashiell Robinson

37 2017 Executive Vice President

Shoshone Stern

39 2003 Chief Investment Officer

Kristin Brown

2017 Vice President, IR Contact Officer

Mariann Byerwalter

57 1998 Independent Director

Deborah Horvath

62 2016 Independent Director

Greg Kubicek

60 2002 Independent Director

Karen Pallotta

53 2014 Independent Director

Jeffrey Pero

70 2009 Independent Director

Georganne Proctor

60 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Baum

Mr. Richard D. Baum is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Redwood Trust, Inc., since September 18, 2012. Mr. Baum is currently the President and Managing Partner of Atwater Retirement Village LLC (a private company). From 2008 to mid-2009, Mr. Baum served as Executive Director of the California Commission for Economic Development. He also served as the Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the State of California from 1991 to 1994 and 2003 to 2007. Mr. Baum served from 1996 to 2003 as the President and CEO of Care West Insurance Company, a worker’s compensation insurance company, and prior to 1991 as Senior Vice President of Amfac, Inc., a diversified operating company engaged in various businesses, including real estate development and property management. Mr. Baum holds a B.A. from Stanford University, an M.A. from the State University of New York, and a J.D. from George Washington University, National Law Center.

Christopher Abate

Mr. Christopher J. Abate is re designated as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective May 22, 2018. He is no longer President of the company effective on May 22, 2018. Mr. Abate has served as Redwood’s President since July 2016 and as its Chief Financial Officer since March 2012. Mr. Abate also served as Redwood’s Controller from January 2009 to March 2013 and has been employed by Redwood since April 2006. Before joining Redwood, Mr. Abate was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as an auditor and consultant. He holds a B.A. in accounting and finance from Western Michigan University, an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University, and is a certified public accountant.

Martin Hughes

Mr. Martin S. Hughes is no longer Chief Executive Officer, Director of Redwood Trust, Inc., effective May 22, 2018. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since May 2010 and as a director since January 2011. Mr. Hughes served as President from January 2009 to January 2012, Co-Chief Operating Officer from November 2007 to May 2010, Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to April 2010, Treasurer from 2006 to 2007, and Vice President from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Hughes has 20 years of senior management experience in the financial services industry. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Hughes was the President and Chief Financial Officer for Paymap, Inc. In addition, Mr. Hughes served as a Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Redwood from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Hughes also served as Chief Financial Officer for North American Mortgage Company from 1992 to 1998. Prior to 1992, Mr. Hughes was employed for eight years at an investment banking firm and for four years at Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Hughes has a BS in accounting from Villanova University.

Douglas Hansen

Mr. Douglas B. Hansen Jr. is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Redwood Trust, Inc., and served as Redwood’s President from 1994 through 2008. Mr. Hansen retired from his position as President of Redwood at the end of 2008. Mr. Hansen has been a director of Redwood since 1994. Mr. Hansen serves on the Board of Directors of Four Corners Property Trust, Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment trust. Mr. Hansen also serves on the boards of several not-for-profit institutions, including the International Center of Photography and River of Knowledge. Mr. Hansen holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Collin Cochrane

Mr. Collin L. Cochrane has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company, effective September 1, 2017. He has served as a Managing Director of the Company and as the Company’s Controller since March 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Cochrane served as chief accounting officer and controller for iStar Financial Inc., where he was employed from 2001 to March 2013. Prior to joining iStar Financial, Mr. Cochrane was employed as an auditor by Ernst & Young LLP from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Cochrane is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California.

Andrew Stone

Mr. Andrew P. Stone is General Counsel, Executive Vice President & Secretary of Redwood Trust, Inc., since December 2008. Mr. Stone has been employed by Redwood as General Counsel since December 2008. Prior to joining Redwood, he served as Deputy General Counsel of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. from 2006 to 2008 and between 1996 and 2006 practiced corporate and securities law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. Mr. Stone holds a B.A. in mathematics and history from Kenyon College and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

Dashiell Robinson

Mr. Dashiell I. Robinson is re designated as President of the Company effective May 22, 2018 . He has been employed at Wells Fargo Securities since 2009, serving within the Asset-Backed Finance Group as the Head of Mortgage Finance. In that role Mr. Robinson has been responsible for financing and distributing a broad range of residential mortgage products and serving operating and investing clients of Wells Fargo Securities. Mr. Robinson also participated in managing the post-crisis development and integration of Wells Fargo Securities’ residential mortgage finance business following the acquisition of Wachovia by Wells Fargo in 2009. Prior to his employment at Wells Fargo, Mr. Robinson was employed within the Structured Credit Products Group at Wachovia Capital Markets from 2001 to 2008, serving in banking, structuring and risk mitigation roles. Mr. Robinson holds a B.A. from Georgetown University.

Shoshone Stern

Mr. Shoshone (Bo) Stern is Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Mr. Stern joined Redwood in 2003, and previously served as Redwood’s Treasurer from December 2009 to August 2016, and as Managing Director from December 2007 to December 2009. During February 2003 to December 2007, Mr. Stern served in several other management positions at Redwood. Prior to joining Redwood, Mr. Stern was employed by CIBC Oppenheimer in its investment banking group. Mr. Stern holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A from the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University; he is also a CFA Charterholder.

Kristin Brown

Mariann Byerwalter

Ms. Mariann H. Byerwalter is an Independent Director of Redwood Trust, Inc., since 1998. Ms. Byerwalter is Chairman of the Board of Directors of SRI International, an independent nonprofit technology research and development organization, and Chairman of JDN Corporate Advisory, LLC, a privately held advisory services firm. Ms. Byerwalter served as interim CEO and President of Stanford Health Care from January 1, 2016 to July 4, 2016. Ms. Byerwalter served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Business Affairs of Stanford University from 1996 to 2001. She was a partner and co-founder of America First Financial Corporation from 1987 to 1996, and she served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and a director of America First Eureka Holdings, a publicly traded institution and the holding company for Eureka Bank, from 1993 to 1996. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Pacific Life Corp., Franklin Resources, Inc., Burlington Capital Corporation, WageWorks, Inc., the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, and the Stanford Hospital and Clinics Board of Directors (Chair, 2006 – 2013). In April 2012, she completed her term on the Board of Trustees of Stanford University. Ms. Byerwalter holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Deborah Horvath

Ms. Deborah D. Horvath is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Horvath is Principal of Horvath Consulting LLC, which she founded in 2010. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Horvath served as an Executive Vice President for JP Morgan Chase & Co. Ms. Horvath served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Washington Mutual, Inc. from 2004 to 2008. Ms. Horvath, a 25 year veteran from General Electric Company (“GE”), served 12 years as a Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the GE insurance businesses. Ms. Horvath has been a Director of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. since 2013. She was a director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle from 2012 to January 2014. Ms. Horvath holds a B.A. from Baldwin Wallace University.

Greg Kubicek

Mr. Greg H. Kubicek is an Independent Director of Redwood Trust, Inc., since 2002. Mr. Kubicek is President of The Holt Group, Inc., a real estate company and associated funds that purchase, develop, own, and manage real estate properties. Mr. Kubicek has also served as Chairman of the Board of Cascade Corporation, an international manufacturing corporation. Mr. Kubicek holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College.

Karen Pallotta

Ms. Karen R. Pallotta is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Pallotta is currently the owner of KRP Advisory Services, LLC a consultancy business. Ms. Pallotta was employed at Fannie Mae for more than 20 years until her retirement in 2011. At Fannie Mae she served in various leadership roles, most recently as Executive Vice President of its Single Family Credit Guaranty business, a role she assumed during the height of the financial crisis and subsequent to Fannie Mae’s government conservatorship. In that role Ms. Pallotta had direct responsibility for Fannie Mae’s single family mortgage business, which comprised more than $2.5 trillion in guaranteed mortgages and mortgage backed securities. Ms. Pallotta holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.

Jeffrey Pero

Mr. Jeffrey T. Pero is an Independent Director of Redwood Trust, Inc., since November 2009. Mr. Pero retired in October 2009, after serving as a partner for more than 23 years, from the international law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP. At Latham & Watkins LLP, Mr. Pero’s practice focused on advising clients regarding corporate governance matters, debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance with U.S. securities laws; Mr. Pero also served in various firm management positions. Mr. Pero served on the Board of Directors of BRE Properties, Inc. from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Pero holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from New York University School of Law

Georganne Proctor

Ms. Georganne C. Proctor is an Independent Director of Redwood Trust, Inc., since March 9, 2006. Ms. Proctor is the former Chief Financial Officer of TIAA-CREF, and served in that position from June 2006 to July 2010. Additionally, Ms. Proctor served as Executive Vice President for Enterprise Integration from January 2010 to July 2010. From July 2010 to October 2010, she served as Enterprise Integration’s Executive Vice President. From 2003 to 2005, Ms. Proctor was Executive Vice President of Golden West Financial Corporation, a thrift institution. From 1994 to 1997, Ms. Proctor was Vice President of Bechtel Group, a global engineering firm, and also served as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2002 and as a director from 1999 to 2002. From 1991 to 1994, Ms. Proctor served as finance director of certain divisions of The Walt Disney Company, a diversified worldwide entertainment company. Ms. Proctor currently serves on the Board of Directors of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group and SunEdison, Inc. Ms. Proctor previously served on the Board of Directors of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation from 2006 to 2009. Ms. Proctor holds a B.S. in Business Management from the University of South Dakota and an M.B.A. from California State University East Bay.