Frederick O. Terrell
Frederick O. Terrell has served on our Board of Directors since April 2021. Mr. Terrell serves as a Senior Advisor for Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a private investment management firm. He is the former Executive Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for the bank’s global relationships with some of its most high-profile clients. From 1997 to 2008, he was Founder and Managing Partner of Provender Capital Group, LLC, which made private equity investments in emerging growth-oriented companies on behalf of major institutional investors. He also has an extensive background in corporate finance, capital markets, structured products and asset securitization and from 1992-1997 was Head of Mortgage Finance at CS First Boston. He began his career as an Associate with The First Boston Corporation in 1983 and was promoted to Managing Director in 1993. Mr. Terrell currently serves as a member of the board of directors and the audit committee of ViacomCBS Inc. and as a member of the board of directors and the audit committee and human resources and compensation committee of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. He also serves on the board of directors of Mobility Capital Finance, Inc. He is a former member of the boards of directors of the New York Life Insurance Company, Wellchoice, Inc. (formerly Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) and Carver Bancorp Inc. His not-for-profit experience includes his current service as a member of the Investment Committee of the Rockefeller Foundation, as well as on the boards of the Partnership Fund for New York City, the Planet Word Museum, the Advisory Board for Center for a New American Security and as a member of the Economic Club of New York City and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a former member of the University Council of Yale University and Board of Advisors for the Yale School of Management. Mr. Terrell holds a Bachelor of Arts from La Verne College, a Master of Arts from Occidental College and a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management.
We believe Mr. Terrell’s extensive experience in banking and global finance, including in a large global financial institution, his demonstrated leadership in advising on corporate strategy and complex transactions, as well as his experience as a director, qualify him to serve on our Board of Directors.