Board of Directors
Daniel A. ArrigoniDirector
Daniel A. Arrigoni, a director since 2013, was President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Bank Home Mortgage Corp., one of the largest originators and servicers of home loans in the U.S., when he retired in early July 2013. Until his retirement, he also was an Executive Vice President of U.S. Bank, N.A. Mr. Arrigoni led the mortgage company for U.S. Bank and its predecessor companies since January 1996. Mr. Arrigoni is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Mortgage Bankers Association and has over 40 years of experience in the banking and home mortgage industries.
Cassandra Carr, a director since 2013, is currently a consultant. She was Global Vice Chair of Talent at Hill+Knowlton Strategies before leaving in 2012, and spent nine years as a Senior Advisor for Public Strategies, Inc., both of which firms provide public relations services. Prior to joining Public Strategies, Ms. Carr held various senior-level positions with SBC Communications, Inc., which during her tenure became one of the world's largest telecommunications companies, including Senior Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and Senior Vice President – Finance and Treasurer.
C. Edward ChaplinDirector
C. Edward Chaplin, a director since 2014, was President and Chief Financial Officer at MBIA Inc., a provider of financial guarantee insurance and the largest municipal bond-only insurer, from 2008 until 2016 and remained with MBIA as an Executive vice President until his January 1, 2017 retirement. He served as a member of MBIA's Board of Directors from 2003 until 2006, when he left to become Chief Financial Officer of that company. Prior to joining MBIA, Mr. Chaplin was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Prudential Financial Inc., a firm he joined in 1983 and for which he held various senior management positions, including regional Vice President of Prudential Mortgage Capital Company. Mr. Chaplin also serves on the Board of Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
Curt S. CulverNon- Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Curt S. Culver is a Non-Executive Chairman of MGIC Investment Corporation. Mr. Culver’s career spans more than 40 years in the private mortgage insurance industry, including 33 years at MGIC. Mr. Culver joined MGIC in 1982, was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 1996, and on January 1, 2000 became Chief Executive Officer at MGIC Investment. He added the title of Chairman in 2006. Upon his retirement on March 1, 2015, he became Non-Executive Chairman. Besides serving on the Board of MGIC, he also serves on the Boards of Wisconsin Energy Corporation and its subsidiary Wisconsin Electric Corporation, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company, Culver’s Franchising Systems and the Bradley Foundation. In addition, he also serves on numerous non-profit Boards.
Timothy A. HoltDirector
Timothy A. Holt, a director since 2012, was an executive committee member and Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Aetna, Inc., a diversified health care benefits company, when he retired in 2008 after 30 years of service. From 2004 through 2007, he also served as Chief Enterprise Risk Officer of Aetna. Prior to being named Chief Investment Officer in 1997, Mr. Holt held various senior management positions with Aetna, including Chief Financial Officer of Aetna Retirement Services and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of Aetna. Mr. Holt served as a consultant to Aetna during 2008 and 2009 and currently provides investment consulting services to other insurance companies. Since 2008, Mr. Holt has served as a director of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. Mr. Holt has been designated as a Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute, a global association of investment professionals.
Kenneth M. JastrowDirector
Kenneth M. Jastrow, II, a director since 1994, currently serves as our Lead Director. During 2000 - 2007, Mr. Jastrow served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Temple-Inland Inc., a paper and forest products company, which during Mr. Jastrow’s tenure also had interests in real estate and financial services. Mr. Jastrow is a director of KB Home and Genesis Energy, LLC, the general partner of Genesis Energy, LP, a publicly-traded master limited partnership. He served as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Forestar Group Inc., which is engaged in various real estate and natural resource businesses, from 2007 until September 2015, and was a director of that company through the end of 2015.
Jodeen A. Kozlak
Jodeen A. Kozlak, a director since 2018, is the founder and CEO of Kozlak Capital Partners, LLC, a private consulting firm. Ms. Kozlak previously served as the Global Senior Vice President of Human Resources of Alibaba Group, a multinational conglomerate (2016-2017). Ms. Kozlak also previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Target Corporation, one of the largest retailers in the U.S. (2007-2016), and held other senior leadership roles in her 15-year career there. Prior to joining Target, Ms. Kozlak was a partner in a private law practice. Ms. Kozlak also serves on the Board of Directors of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Michael E. LehmanDirector
Michael E. Lehman, a director since 2001 has served the University of Wisconsin in various capacities since March 2016, currently as Special Advisor to the Chancellor, and previously as Interim Vice Provost for Information Technology, Chief Information Officer and Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration . He was the interim Chief Financial Officer at Ciber Inc., a global information technology company(2013-2014); (2012-2013) Chief Financial Officer at Arista Networks, a cloud networking firm, and Chief Financial Officer of Palo Alto Networks, a network security firm (2010-2012). Earlier in his career, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sun Microsystems, Inc., a provider of computer systems and professional support services.
Melissa B. LoraDirector
Melissa Lora, a director since 2018, was President of Taco Bell International, a segment of Taco Bell Corp., which is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., one of the world’s largest restaurant companies, from 2013 until her retirement in 2018 . Ms. Lora previously served in various roles at Taco Bell Corp., including Global Chief Financial and Development Officer (2012-2013), Chief Financial and Development Officer (2006-2012) and Chief Financial Officer (2001-2006). Ms. Lora also serves as Lead Independent Director for KB Home.
Gary A. PolinerDirector
Gary A. Poliner, a director since 2013, was President of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, the nation's largest direct provider of individual life insurance, and a member of its Board of Trustees, when he retired in June 2013. Mr. Poliner also held various senior-level positions at Northwestern Mutual, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Poliner also serves as an Independent Trustee of the Janus Funds.
Patrick Sinks a director since 2014, has been our Chief Executive Officer since March 1, 2015. He has served as our President and Chief Operating Officer since 2006, and held senior executive positions with MGIC for more than five years before then.
Dr. Mark ZandiDirector
Dr. Mark Zandi, a director since 2010, is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research and consulting. Moody’s Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation that is separately managed from Moody’s Investor Service, the rating agency subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation. Dr. Zandi’s recent research has focused on mortgage finance reform and the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy. He has analyzed the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies, and assessed the appropriate policy response to bubbles in asset markets. An adviser to policymakers and source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public, Dr. Zandi has frequently testified before Congress.