G. Kennedy Thompson
G. Kennedy Thompson has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. He also serves as a member of our Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and our Transactions Committee. Mr. Thompson was a partner of Aquiline Capital Partners, a New York based private equity firm, from 2009 until his retirement in April 2018. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Thompson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Wachovia Corporation. Mr. Thompson served in numerous industry leadership positions including Chairman of the Clearing House, Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable, Chairman of the Financial Services Forum and President of the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. Mr. Thompson serves on the Board of Directors of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq: PNFP), and Insteel Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: IIIN).
Mr. Thompson brings extensive financial services expertise, public company leadership experience and executive management experience to our Board of Directors.