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Lawrence W. Stranghoener

Committees: Audit Committee, Compensation Committee

Mr. Stranghoener has served as Director since January 2011.  Prior to his retirement in January 2015, Mr. Stranghoener served in various roles at The Mosaic Company, a public global crop nutrition company.  He was executive vice president, strategy and business development from August 2014 until January 2015.  He was interim chief executive officer from June 2014 through August 2014 and executive vice president and chief financial officer from September 2004 until June 2014. Previously, he had been executive vice president and chief financial officer for Thrivent Financial.  From 1983 to 2000, he held various positions in finance at Honeywell, including vice president and chief financial officer from 1997 to 1999.  He also serves as chairman of the board of directors for Kennametal Inc., a public company, and as chairman of the board of trustees for Goldman Sachs Closed End Funds and Exchange Traded Funds.

Mr. Stranghoener has extensive corporate finance experience, including 15 years of experience as a chief financial officer at several different companies with full responsibility and accountability for all finance, accounting, tax and related functions.  Mr. Stranghoener serves as the Chair of the Board’s Audit Committee and a member of the Board's Compensation Committee.