Mark J. O’Brien has been a member of our board of directors since April 2006. Mr. O’Brien serves as our Lead Director. He served as Chairman of Walter Investment Management Corp. (formerly Walter Industries’ Homes Business), a mortgage portfolio owner and mortgage originator and servicer, from 2009 through December 2015, and he served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to October 2015. Mr. O'Brien has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brier Patch Capital and Management, Inc., a real estate management and investment firm, since 2004. He served in various executive capacities at Pulte Homes, Inc., a home building company, for 21 years, retiring as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2003. Mr. O'Brien earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Miami.
Member of the Audit Committee (ex officio)
Member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee (ex officio)
Member of the Environment Health & Safety Committee (ex officio)
Member of the Executive Committee (ex officio)
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (ex officio)