Nancy Hawthorne

Nancy Hawthorne has served as a director since December 2014. Since June 2014, Ms. Hawthorne has served as founder and partner of Hawthorne Financial Advisors, LLC, a registered investment adviser in Massachusetts. From 1982 to 1997, Ms. Hawthorne was the chief financial officer and treasurer of Continental Cablevision. Ms. Hawthorne has served on the board of directors of Avid Technology, Inc. (“Avid”) since 1997, including as chairperson from February 2018 to May 2018 and from May 2004 to May 2007, as the lead independent director from October 2014 to February 2018 and from January 2008 to December 2011, and as interim chief executive officer of Avid from August to December 2007. Since 1995, Ms. Hawthorne has served as a trustee of the Brighthouse Funds, a family of mutual funds initially established by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Ms. Hawthorne has been a director of First Eagle Alternative Credit BDC since October 2009 and the chairperson since November 2016. Ms. Hawthorne has been a trustee of First Eagle Credit Opportunities Fund since October 2020. Ms. Hawthorne has a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Our board benefits greatly from Ms. Hawthorne’s deep experience as a business executive and corporate board member, including as a chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chairperson of the board or lead independent director, and member of audit, nominating and governance, and strategy committees, and her perspective gained from serving both as an executive and a director for financial services firms. Our board of directors has determined that Ms. Hawthorne is an audit committee financial expert under the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Financial Expert
Independent Director