Board of Directors

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David Carroll
Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board
David Carroll
Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board


David Carroll has been our Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board since our formation in March 2012, and has been the CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of our Manager since its formation in March 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Carroll was President of Ivy Square Ltd., a fixed income investment firm, from 2008 to 2012. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Carroll was co-founder and CEO of Ceres Capital, a specialized investment management company with expertise in a range of fixed ... 
David Oston
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary
David Oston
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary


David Oston has been our Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary and a director since our formation in March 2012 and has been the CFO, Treasurer and Secretary of our Manager since its formation in March 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Oston was a Managing Director of Ivy Square Ltd., a fixed income investment firm, from 2008 to 2012. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Oston was a portfolio manager at Ceres Capital, a specialized investment management firm with expertise in a range of fixed income asse... 
Neil A. Cummins
Independent Director
Neil A. Cummins
Independent Director


Neil Cummins has been a director of Five Oaks since March 2013. From 1997 to 2012, Mr. Cummins held a variety of global roles with Barclays Capital, including founding Management Committee member, Global Head of Distribution and Research, Global Head of Strategic Relationship Management and voting member of the Barclays Bank Group Credit Committee. He also served on the Board of Directors of iBoxx Limited and the International Index Company from 2003 to 2005. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Cummins was a... 
William Houlihan
Independent Director
William Houlihan
Independent Director


William Houlihan has been a director of Five Oaks since March 2013. He has served since 2010 as lead independent director and chairman of the audit committee for Care Investment Trust, a publicly traded healthcare REIT, and since 2005 has been a director of First Physicians Capital Group, an SEC-registered healthcare investment company. From 2003 to 2010, he was a director of SNL Financial, a privately owned financial information company, and in addition, since 1998 he has been a director and sh... 
Walter C. Keenan
Independent Director
Walter C. Keenan
Independent Director


Walter Keenan has been a director of Five Oaks since April 2015. Since 2013, Mr. Keenan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Insurance Holdings Ltd., a specialty insurance group, having previously served as a consultant to the company since 2012. Since 2013, Mr. Keenan has also served as a director and audit committee chair of Republic Companies, Inc., a regional property and casualty insurance company, and from 2006 to 2011, he served as Chairman of Medicus Insurance Holdings, Inc...