BOARD OF MANAGERS - INDEPENDENT MEMBERS

The following are the Independent Members of TriLinc's Board of Managers.

Terry Otton, Independent Manager

Terry Otton served as Chief Executive Officer of RS Investments from September 2005 until his retirement in March 2012 and as President and Trustee of RS Investment Trust and RS Variable Products Trust since April 2004 and May 2006 until March 2012, respectively. Mr. Otton re-joined RS Investments in 2004 and became Chief Executive Officer in September 2005. Mr. Otton has 30 years of experience in the investment management and securities industry, having previously served since 2001 as a Managing Director of the mergers and acquisition practice at Putnam Lovell NBF Group, an investment banking firm focused on the investment management and securities industry. Previously, Mr. Otton spent more than 10 years as a Managing Director and CFO of Robertson, Stephens & Company and Robertson Stephens Investment Management, the predecessor to RS Investments. Mr. Otton was one of the principal founders of Robertson Stephens Investment Management in 1986. Mr. Otton serves on the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Hospital and Research Center Foundation and as a Board member and past President of the Foundation of City College of San Francisco and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation Board. Mr. Otton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Otton was selected to serve on the Company’s board of managers because of his over 30 years of experience in the investment management and securities industry. Having most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of RS Investments and President and Trustee of RS Investment Trust and RS Variable Products Trust, Mr. Otton brings recent and relevant perspective on the state of the investment management industry. He is also able to provide valuable insight with regard to our investment strategy, regulatory and compliance oversight and operational processes.


Cynthia Hostetler, Independent Manager

Cynthia Hostetler has been an independent trustee of the Artio Global Investment Funds since November 2011 and an independent director of Artio Global Equity Fund Inc. since November 2010 until 2013, when Artio Global was acquired by Aberdeen Asset Management. Since 2013, Ms. Hostetler has served as an independent trustee of the Aberdeen Investment Funds. Ms. Hostetler has also served since May 2012 as an independent director of Edgen Group (NYSE:EDG), an energy infrastructure company. EDG was acquired by Sumitomo Corporation in late 2013. Additionally, Ms. Hostetler has served on the Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), a producer of construction aggregates and other construction materials, since July 2014. From August 2001 until her retirement in January 2009, Ms. Hostetler was the Head of Private Equity and Vice President of Investment Funds at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). Prior to OPIC, Ms. Hostetler was the President and a member of the Board of Directors of First Manhattan Bancorporation. Ms. Hostetler began her professional career as an attorney in the corporate/banking department of the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University and her law degree from The University of Virginia School of Law.

Ms. Hostetler was selected to serve on the Company’s board of managers because of her direct experience in investing and development in the geographic regions in which TriLinc operates, as well as her extensive experience in the banking and investment industries. As TriLinc seeks to establish and leverage relationships with DFIs, Ms. Hostetler’s seven years as Vice President of Investment Funds at OPIC should position her as an excellent source of insight and guidance in working with these institutions. Her diverse board positions make her a valuable resource in the areas of risk management, governance, valuation and with regard to certain sectors in which we anticipate making investments.


R. Michael Barth, Independent Manager

R. Michael Barth has been a Managing Partner of Barth & Associates LLC, an emerging markets capital advisory and consulting firm, since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Barth held various positions with Darby Overseas Investment Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Franklin Templeton Investments, including Senior Advisor, Business Development from January 2011 until January 2012, Senior Director, Business Development from January 2009 until January 2011, Senior Managing Director, Global Investment from March 2007 until January 2009 and Managing Director, Global Investment from March 2006 until March 2007. Before joining Darby, Mr. Barth spent over twenty years working for some of the most prominent development finance institutions in the world. Mr. Barth holds a Masters Degree in International Economics / International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Brandeis University.

Mr. Barth was selected to serve on the Company’s board of managers because of his distinguished career in emerging markets development and investment. His qualifications to serve on the Company’s board of managers span more than 30 years’ of relevant experience in development/emerging markets, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of FMO (Netherlands Development Finance Company), Director of the Capital Markets Development Department at the World Bank and several senior positions at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. Mr. Barth is currently Chairman of the Board of SFC Ltd., part of the AfricInvest Group, and is also a member of the Boards of Directors of FINCA Microfinance Holding and SNV (USA). He is also a member of the Investment Committee of the MPEF III fund of private equity manager Tuninvest /Africinvest and is on the Advisory Committee of CASF and African River Funds. Additionally, he is Senior Advisor of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA); Senior Advisor to McKinsey and Company; a non-resident Fellow of the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and a member of the International Council of the Bretton Woods Committee. Previously, he has held several board positions, including of EMPEA and the Emerging Markets Growth Fund.







 

 

 

 

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