Mr. Dennis Bushe was Managing Director and Chief Investment Risk Officer for Prudential Financial, where he was responsible for oversight and management of market, credit and country risks for Prudential’s $60 billion portfolios of proprietary invested assets. Mr. Bushe serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for RS Investment Trust and RS Variable Products Trust, and as an advisor to the Pension Plan Trustees of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. From 1999 to 2007, he served as a Trustee for the Children’s Specialized Hospital, the country’s largest pediatric rehabilitation center. Mr. Bushe holds a Ph.D. in Economics, an MA in Urban Planning from New York University, and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. He is a member of Christ Church in Summit NJ, where he served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Executive Board.