James S. Riepe
Mr. Riepe is a senior advisor and retired vice chairman of the board of directors of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ("TRP"), where he worked for nearly 25 years. Previously, he served on TRP's management committee; oversaw TRP's mutual fund activities, and served as chairman of the T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds. He served as chairman of the board of governors of the Investment Company Institute and was a member of the board of governors of the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA) and chaired its Investment Companies Committee. Mr. Riepe is a member of the board of directors of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Genworth Financial Inc., UTI Asset Management Company of India, and the Baltimore Equitable Society. He also served as chairman of the board of trustees of the University of Pennsylvania from which he earned a B.S. and an M.B.A. Mr. Riepe's pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include his:
- high level of financial literacy and operating and management experience, gained through his executive management positions and role as chairman of the board of directors of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.;
- expertise in the financial industry, underscored by his 35 years of experience in investment management and his prior roles as a member of the board of governors of FINRA and as chairman of the board of governors of the Investment Company Institute and
- knowledge and experience gained through service on the board of other public companies.