Sam Levinson - Mr. Levinson has been a member of our Board of Directors since May 2013. Since 2004 Sam Levinson has been a principal and managing partner at Glick Family Investments, a private family office located in New York, New York where he oversees private equity investments. Mr. Levinson has experience serving as a member on several boards and as a Chairman of the Audit Committee for Canary Wharf Group. Mr. Levinson has served as a director of Canary Wharf Group in London, a U.K. property developer and manager of office and retail space, since 2004; of Songbird Estates, Canary Wharf Group's holding company, since 2004; of Coleman Cable Inc., a manufacturer of wire and cable, since 2005; of American European Group Insurance Company since 2006 and of Dynasty Financial Partners, LLC, which provides investment and technology platforms for independent financial, investment, and wealth management advisors, since 2011. Additionally, Mr. Levinson served as a director of West Coast Bancorp of Portland, Oregon from February 2011 until its sale in April 2013. Mr. Levinson is also the founder, president and controlling shareholder of Trapeze Inc., a real estate investment company, where he has served since 2002. We believe Mr. Levinson is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because he is an experienced executive and director with numerous years of experience in the financial industry.
Richard A. Mirro - Mr. Mirro brings over 35 years of industry experience to Stonegate's Board of Directors. For six years, he served North American Mortgage Corporation as President and Chief Operating Officer (1996-1999) and then as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (1999-2002). Prior to that, he spent a decade from February 1986 to August 1996, with Chase Manhattan Mortgage where he held a variety of titles, including Chief Operations Officer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mirro also served as the CEO of Fleet Mortgage from August 1996 to December 1996. Mr. Mirro earned his B.A. in economics from St. Vincent College and a Master of Arts in mathematical economics from Duquesne University. We believe Mr. Mirro is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because he is an accomplished financial services executive with more than 30 years of experience in the mortgage banking arena. Mr. Mirro was designated as a director nominee by Stonegate Investors Holdings pursuant to the Shareholders Agreement and has been a member of our Board of Directors since February 2012.
Scott Mumphrey - Mr. Mumphrey has been a member of our Board of Directors since February 2010 and brings with him over 35 years of executive management experience. He has extensive expertise in long and short range strategic planning, development, operations and property management. He is currently a principal at Second Curve Investments, LLC, a private equity and advisory services firm he co-founded in 2009 focused on small to moderate sized companies. Additionally, Mr. Mumphrey has served as an organizational consultant to Beijing Hualian Group, a leading Chinese retail enterprise, from October 2012 to the present. Prior to founding Second Curve Investments, LLC, he worked for Simon Property Group, the largest real estate company in the world, as President of Simon Management Group from 2002 to 2009. He was also Executive Vice President of Property Management for Simon Property Group, Inc. from 1992 to 1999. Mr. Mumphrey joined Simon Property Group and Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc. in 1974. Mr. Mumphrey earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Louisiana State University. We believe Mr. Mumphrey is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because of his extensive executive management experience, his advisory work with multiple startup companies, and his investment background.