David C. Brown, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

David C. Brown has served as Chief Executive Officer of Victory Capital Holdings, Inc. (Victory) since August 2013 and Chairman of the board of directors since April 2014. Mr. Brown also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Victory Capital Management Inc. (VCM), Victory’s wholly owned registered investment adviser, responsible for the development, execution and oversight of firm strategy. He is also Chairman of the VCM investment committee and a member of the Boards of Trustees for the Victory Funds and the USAA® Mutual Funds. Mr. Brown also serves as a member of the Board of Alderwood Partners LLP.

Mr. Brown joined VCM in 2004 and has held multiple senior level positions including President and Chief Operating Officer prior to his current role. Before joining Victory, Mr. Brown spent five years at Gartmore Global Investments, Inc. in a number of senior management positions including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Gartmore Emerging Managers, LLC. Prior to joining Gartmore, he worked for Ernst & Young LLP as a Manager in the Assurance & Advisory Business Services unit focusing on investment management businesses. Mr. Brown has previously served on the boards of directors for Cerebellum Capital, the Summa Health Systems of Ohio Investment Committee, JumpStart of Ohio, and was previously a member of the Bluecoats, Inc. of Cuyahoga County, OH. Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with an emphasis on accounting from Ursinus College and a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Mr. Brown's extensive business, finance and leadership skills gained and developed through years of experience in the financial services industry, including tenure overseeing our strategic direction as Chief Executive Officer, bring valuable industry-specific knowledge and insights to our board of directors. Mr. Brown has also overseen several transactions in the asset management sector during his tenure with us. He has significant expertise in identifying, structuring and executing strategic acquisitions, as well as in managing boutique firms post-acquisition. These skills, combined with Mr. Brown's extensive knowledge of our business and our industry, enable him to provide valuable insights to our board of directors on our strategic direction.

Milton R. Berlinski joined our board of directors at the time of our acquisition from KeyCorp in August 2013. Mr. Berlinski co-founded Reverence Capital Partners, or Reverence Capital, in June 2013 after concluding a 26-year career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., or Goldman Sachs, as a Partner and Managing Director. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1986 as Vice President of the investment banking division and as one of the founders of Goldman Sachs' Financial Institutions business. He became a Partner and Managing Director in 1996, responsible for Advisory, Principal Investing and Merchant Banking for financial institutions. In 1999, he was named head of the firm's Strategy and Corporate Development Group, and in 2001 he assumed additional responsibility as head of Firm Wide Strategy. Mr. Berlinski also served as a member of the Operating Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Berlinski also served as Global Head of the Financial Sponsors Group from 2005 until 2012 and was a founding member of the Financial Institutions Group. Mr. Berlinski is a founding partner of the Aruba Growth Fund, a private equity fund funded by and invested in local companies and institutions in Aruba.

Mr. Berlinski received a Master of Business Administration in finance from The Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in engineering from California State University. Mr. Berlinski's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive background in the investment management industry, business development, corporate strategy and international finance, as well as his substantial board experience (both public and private). In addition, he brings experience relating to operations and compensation matters having served as a member of Goldman Sachs Operating and Compensation Committees for several years. In addition, Mr. Berlinski serves on the board of directors of Kabbage Inc., Russell Investments Ltd., Diamond Resorts International Inc., and Venerable Holdings, Inc.

Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Member of the Compensation Committee

Alex Binderow, Director

Alex Binderow joined our board of directors at the time of our acquisition from KeyCorp in August 2013. Mr. Binderow is currently the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director of DHB Capital, a leading SPAC focused on financial and business services. Mr. Binderow is a former Partner at Crestview Partners, L.P., a value oriented private equity firm focused on the middle market ("Crestview"), and was at the firm for over 15 years. At Crestview, Mr. Binderow was a leader on the financial services team, specializing in the asset management, wealth management, insurance, warranty and specialty finance sectors.

Prior to joining Crestview, Mr. Binderow worked at Bear, Stearns & Co. in the company's Acquisition Finance group on a range of assignments, which included leveraged buyouts, strategic refinancings and M&A financings across various industries.

Mr. Binderow currently sits on the board of several Crestview portfolio companies, including Protect My Car. Mr. Binderow previously served on the Boards of Directors of Munder Capital Management and NYDJ Apparel LLC. Mr. Binderow also had various roles with Martin Currie Asset Management, ValueOptions (FHC Health Systems), Darag Group and Key Safety Systems. Mr. Binderow also currently serves on the board of 1970 Group and as a Partner of Lawfty Law LLP, a next-generation law firm, and a board member of both Lawfty Law LLP and Lawfty LLC, a technology company.

Mr. Binderow received his B.B.A., with high distinction, from Emory University's Goizueta Business School with dual majors in Finance and Organization & Management. Mr. Binderow's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his in-depth knowledge and experience in mergers and acquisitions, investing, leveraged finance, capital markets and asset management.

Lawrence Davanzo, Director

Lawrence Davanzo joined our board of directors in October 2014. Mr. Davanzo most recently served as President of Wilshire Associates Incorporated, overseeing the asset management areas of the firm, and as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of Wilshire and on its executive committee until his retirement in 2012. He first joined Wilshire in 1978 and rejoined in October 2004. During his tenure at Wilshire, he founded Wilshire's Pension Consulting business and built the firm's Funds Management Group. With over $70 billion in assets under management, or AUM, for financial intermediaries, Funds Management became the firm's primary source of revenue growth. He also served as President of the firm's mutual fund complexes. During Mr. Davanzo's career, he also founded Asset Strategy Consulting and served as its managing director from February 1991 to February 2000.

Mr. Davanzo earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) and a Masters of Science degree in Finance (M.S.). at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Davanzo's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include the knowledge and experience gained in the combination of more than 40 years of asset management experience through his extensive career at Wilshire Associates and also managing and running his own investment consulting firm. This allows him to bring to the board of directors a deep understanding of issues associated with operating a business and the importance of client service and customer satisfaction unique to the asset management business.

Member of the Audit Committee

Richard M. DeMartini joined our board of directors at the time of our acquisition from KeyCorp in August 2013. Mr. DeMartini joined Crestview as a partner in 2005 and became a vice chairman in 2021. Prior to Crestview, Mr. DeMartini served as president of the Bank of America Wealth and Asset Management Group from March 2001 until December 2004. At Bank of America, Mr. DeMartini was responsible for all wealth and asset management activities and oversaw approximately $400 billion in assets under management. He was also a member of Bank of America’s operating committee. Prior to Bank of America, Mr. DeMartini retired from Morgan Stanley where he served as chairman and CEO of the international private client group. His 26-year career at Morgan Stanley included roles as president of individual asset management and co-president of Dean Witter & Company, Inc. and chairman of Discover Card. He was also a member of the Morgan Stanley management committee. Mr. DeMartini is currently a director of Fidelis Insurance Holdings and Protect My Car. He is co-chair of DHB, a public SPAC. He also currently serves as a director of Partners Capital and is a trustee and chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Mr. DeMartini has served as chairman of the board of the NASDAQ Stock Market and vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.

Mr. DeMartini received a Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University. Mr. DeMartini's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his in-depth knowledge and operating experience in financial services, particularly in the asset and wealth management sectors, having held senior executive positions at major institutions. In addition, Mr. DeMartini has significant experience as a director on the boards of public and private companies. He provides the board of directors with a valuable perspective on global investment management and capital markets and has extensive experience in assessing value, strategy and risks related to potential acquisitions.

Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee

James B. Hawkes, Director

James B. Hawkes joined our board of directors at the time of our acquisition from KeyCorp in August 2013. Mr. Hawkes also serves as Chairman Emeritus of Eaton Vance. In his 37-year career at Eaton Vance, Mr. Hawkes served in numerous senior executive roles, including Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Director of Investment Research. Mr. Hawkes also serves on the board of managers of Central Park Group, an alternative investment advisory firm, and on other private company boards. He is a trustee of the Peabody Essex Museum and Winterthur Museum and as a Life Trustee of the USS Constitution Museum.

Mr. Hawkes earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Oklahoma. After graduation from the University of Oklahoma Mr. Hawkes served in the U.S. Navy aboard submarines as a nuclear-trained officer. He also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Hawkes' qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his extensive business, finance, investment and leadership skills gained and developed through years of experience in the numerous senior executive roles held during his 37-year career at Eaton Vance. In particular, as former Chief Executive Officer of Eaton Vance, Mr. Hawkes has substantial experience managing and leading a firm in the financial services industry. These skills, combined with Mr. Hawkes' extensive knowledge of our business and our industry, enable him to provide valuable insights to our board of directors on our strategic direction.

Member of the Compensation Committee

Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Karin Hirtler-Garvey joined our board of directors in October 2014. Ms. Hirtler-Garvey has over nine years of experience as a board director in diversified industries and over 25 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry, preceded by eight years in public accounting as a CPA licensed in New Jersey. Ms. Hirtler-Garvey is currently a director at Medley Capital Corporation, where she serves as the Compensation Committee Chair and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee, and USAA Federal Savings Bank, where she serves as the Compensation Committee Chair and a member of the Audit Committee, Risk Committee and Member & Technology Committee. Ms. Hirtler-Garvey also serves on a private company board. Previously, Ms. Hirtler-Garvey served as a director and Audit Committee Chair at Residential Capital LLC, a director and a member of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee for Validus Holdings, Ltd and a director at Aeropostale, Inc., where during her tenure she served in various roles including as Chairman of the board of directors, the Lead Independent Director, Audit Committee Chair and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Ms. Hirtler-Garvey was previously Chief Risk Officer at Ally Financial (formerly GMAC) and held a broad range of leadership positions at Bank of America and its predecessor NationsBank and a broad range of mid-level assignments at J.P. Morgan in both the finance and risk groups. Prior to this, she worked for eight years at Ernst & Young LLP with a focus on banking, insurance, garment industry and technology clients.

Ms. Hirtler-Garvey earned a Bachelor of Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Hirtler-Garvey brings executive experience from large national and international, diversified financial services companies providing traditional banking, real estate, insurance and asset management services and through her service on other public company boards. Ms. Hirtler-Garvey provides our board of directors with unique insight and perspective to its oversight of our global operations, corporate governance and risk management. She qualifies as an audit committee financial expert under the rules and regulations of the SEC.

Chair of the Audit Committee

Robert J. Hurst, Director

Robert J. Hurst joined our board of directors in October 2016. Mr. Hurst joined Crestview as a partner in 2005 and became a vice chairman in 2017. Mr. Hurst retired as vice chairman of Goldman Sachs in June 2004. At Goldman Sachs, Mr. Hurst spent 30 years in a variety of leadership positions, including head of the investment banking division from 1990 to 1999. Following Goldman Sachs’ IPO, Mr. Hurst became vice chairman and a member of the board of directors and focused on firm-wide matters in addition to client responsibilities.

Mr. Hurst is currently a director of Oxbow Carbon and is co-chair of DHB, a public SPAC. Mr. Hurst is a senior director of Goldman Sachs and has served on the board of directors of over a dozen public and private companies. He has been active in the nonprofit sector, formerly serving as chairman of the board of directors of the National Cybersecurity Center and the Aspen Music Festival and School. He was also the former chairman and president of the board and the current chairman of the executive committee of the Whitney Museum of American Art, a trustee and member of the executive committee of The Aspen Institute, chairman emeritus of the Jewish Museum and a former member of the board of overseers of The Wharton School.

Mr. Hurst was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper to the Colorado Economic Development Commission (now retired) and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Hurst was also founding CEO of the 9/11 United Services Group, the coordinating arm for 13 social service agencies involved in the relief activities, including the Red Cross.

Mr. Hurst received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an A.B. from Clark University. He did additional graduate work as a Public Finance Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hurst's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include his 30 years of operating and leadership experience at Goldman Sachs and as a partner in a private equity firm. Through his involvement with Crestview, he has provided leadership to both public and private companies. Mr. Hurst brings to our board of directors extensive experience in the financial services industry, finance and business development.

Alan H. Rappaport, Director

Alan H. Rappaport joined our board of directors at the time of our acquisition from KeyCorp in August 2013. Mr. Rappaport was formerly the Chairman and President of Bank of America's Private Bank as well as managing director of Chase Investment Advisors and a member of the management committee of Chase Global Private Bank. Prior to Bank of America, Mr. Rappaport served as a Managing Director of the Chase Global Private Bank and a Partner of the Beacon Group. Mr. Rappaport also spent 17 years with CIBC Oppenheimer, where he was the senior executive responsible for the Asset Management Division. Mr. Rappaport serves as an adjunct professor of finance at New York University's Stern School of Business and a lecturer at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. Previously, Mr. Rappaport had served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of GuideStar, trustee of NYU Langone Medical Center, trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and national co-chair of the Duke University Parents Committee. He is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an advisory director of Roundtable Investment Partners, and serves on the boards of directors of PIMCO multifund complex and Allianz multifund complex.

Mr. Rappaport earned a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. Mr. Rappaport's qualifications to serve on our board of directors include the knowledge, leadership and experience gained in over 40 years of working in the investment management business of a large global, complex asset management organization, including serving as Chairman and President of Bank of America's Private Bank. Mr. Rappaport's leadership and experience in academia provide our board of directors with a unique perspective and in-depth understanding of issues concerning international finance, economics and public policy.

Chair of the Compensation Committee

Member of the Audit Committee