The candidate is the Chief Administrative Officer of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) where she has responsibility for the firm’s administrative needs, which includes overseeing human resources, facilities and the corporate administrative team. Prior to joining the company in 2014, she was a Vice President of Human Resources at NBC Universal where she led the corporate human resources team that supported the finance, legal, strategy and communications functions. The candidate previously worked at GE Capital, where she held human resources roles supporting the GE corporate risk function and the global sponsor finance business. She began her human resources career at IBM (NYSE: IBM). She has also clerked at the NFL and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree and a JD from Rutgers University.
Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) invests in and manages a portfolio of mortgage-backed securities, including mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations, and agency callable debentures. Commencing operations in 1997, the firm primarily invests in high-quality securities issued or guaranteed by the likes of Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and Ginnie Mae and backed by single-family residential mortgages. More than 95% of Annaly’s assets are agency mortgage-backed securities, which carry an implied AAA rating. Market Cap: $10.7 billion.