Edmund V. Mahoney
Ed serves as the Lead Independent Director on our Board of Directors and is Chairman of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Compensation Committee. Ed most recently served as Senior Vice President, Investments (Chief Investment Officer) of Vantis Life Insurance Company and was responsible for all of its investment and portfolio management activities.
Prior to joining Vantis Life in 2009, Ed was Senior Vice President, Compliance of Hartford Investment Management Company, an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. From 1986 through 1994, Ed was Assistant Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of Aetna Life and Casualty Company, responsible for international finance, foreign exchange risk management and leasing activities. From 1984 through 1986, Ed was the Director, Cash Management Consulting for Aetna Life and Casualty Company, and from 1979 through 1984, Ed was assistant treasurer of a subsidiary of Aetna Life and Casualty Company, Urban Investment and Development Company, a real estate development and management company located in Chicago, Illinois, responsible for the company's risk management, commercial paper and construction loan programs. Ed earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College, a Master of Business Administration (with distinction) from Babson College and took real estate finance related post graduate courses at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.