Eric B. Siegel has served as a director of the Company since 2004 and has been the lead independent director of the Board since 2010. Eric B. Siegel currently serves on the audit committee and the nominating and governance committee. Since 2005, Eric B. Siegel has served as Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club and a member of the Club's Board of Advisors. Eric B. Siegel is also a past member of the boards of directors of a number of public and private companies, including Kerzner International Ltd. and El Paso Electric Company. Eric B. Siegel is a retired limited partner of Apollo Advisors, L.P. and Lion Advisors, L.P., private investment management firms. Eric B. Siegel is a trustee of Ares Strategic Income Fund, is the lead independent trustee of its board of its board of trustees, and is a member of its audit committee and its nominating and governance committee. Eric B. Siegel is a member of the board of directors of the Friends of the Los Angeles Saban Free Clinic and a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Marlborough School. Eric B. Siegel holds his B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and J.D. Order of the Coif from the University of California at Los Angeles.