Paul serves as Chairman of the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Friedman’s prior experience includes five years at Guggenheim Securities as Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Friedman was also a Managing Director at Mariner Investment Group. Mr. Friedman spent 27 years at Bear Stearns, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of the Fixed Income Division. Mr. Friedman serves on the Board of Directors of Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. and Great Ajax Corp.
Mr. Friedman has a MS in Finance and Accounting from New York University, Stern School of Business, and a BA in Economics from Colgate University.