Steven D. Smith

Steven D. Smith has served as one of our directors since January 2014. Mr. Smith is the Managing Partner of Aurora Resurgence, or Resurgence. Prior to joining Resurgence, Mr. Smith held a variety of leadership positions at UBS Investment Bank, including Global Head of Restructuring, Global Head of Leverage Finance and Americas Head of Financial Sponsors. He also served on the Americas Executive Committee and Global Management Committee. Before joining UBS in 2001, Mr. Smith was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse and DLJ, where he was a member of the restructuring and leveraged finance groups. Mr. Smith began his career in leveraged finance and restructuring as an associate at Latham & Watkins, LLP. Mr. Smith received a BA in English and American Literature from the University of California, San Diego and a JD/MBA from UCLA. He served as a judicial clerk on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals following his graduation from UCLA. He is currently a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Smith possesses knowledge and experience regarding the banking, finance and capital markets, that strengthen the Board's collective qualifications, skills and experience.

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