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Executives

An introduction to the executive officers of Radian.

S.A. Ibrahim

S.A. Ibrahim

Chief Executive Officer
Radian Group Inc.
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S.A. Ibrahim is chief executive officer of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Radian is one of the largest private mortgage insurers of U.S. residential mortgages, with a core focus of protecting mortgage lenders from default-related losses. Radian has also provided financial guaranty insurance and currently maintains a sizable insured portfolio of municipal bonds and structured finance transactions. Through its business lines, Radian has managed a total credit exposure in excess of $150 billion.

Under Mr. Ibrahim’s leadership, Radian has emerged, from one of the worst economic and housing related downturns, as a market leader. Since 2007, Radian has doubled its private mortgage insurance market share and written more than $100 billion of high-quality new business.

Prior to joining Radian, Mr. Ibrahim was the CEO of GreenPoint Mortgage Funding based in Novato, California. Under his leadership, GreenPoint Mortgage transformed itself from a small mortgage originator to one of the leading U.S. mortgage originators.

Mr. Ibrahim has served on various boards, including the Fannie Mae National Advisory Board and the Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Governors. Currently, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education in New York, the Wharton Graduate Executive Board, the Academy of the University of Pennsylvania, the Inter Faith Youth Core, Chicago, the Philadelphia Anti Defamation League, the Auburn (Presbyterian) Seminary, New York and the Center of Interreligious Understanding.

Mr. Ibrahim holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and a BE in Engineering from Osmania University in India.


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Teresa Bryce

Teresa Bryce Bazemore

President
Radian Guaranty Inc.
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Teresa Bryce Bazemore is President of Radian Guaranty Inc., Radian Group Inc.’s principal mortgage insurance subsidiary. As President, Ms. Bazemore is responsible for all domestic and international mortgage insurance business operations.

Prior to her appointment as President, Ms. Bazemore was the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Secretary for Radian Group, a global credit risk management company. Prior to that, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Nexstar Financial Corporation and Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs for MBNA Home Finance (after the MBNA acquisition of Nexstar), Ms. Bazemore was responsible for legal, compliance, quality assurance, credit policy, insurance and governmental affairs matters in addition to her corporate secretarial duties. Ms. Bazemore also served as General Counsel of Bank of America Mortgage, General Counsel of PNC Mortgage, a subsidiary of PNC Bank and as Associate General Counsel at Prudential Home Mortgage. She began her legal career as an associate at Piper & Marbury (now DLA Piper) after serving as a law clerk to Chief Justice Robert Wilentz of the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Ms. Bazemore is on the board of the US Mortgage Insurers. She serves on the Economic Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, on the Mortgage Bankers Residential Board of Governors and as a director of the Home Builders Institute. She previously served terms as a member of the Board of Directors of the Mortgage Bankers Association in 2001-2004, 2005, 2006 and 2009. Ms. Bazemore has also previously served as a member of the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve, the Fannie Mae National Advisory Council, the Advisory Committee of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators as well as Board Chair of the Research Institute for Housing America.

In 2013, Mortgage Banking Magazine named Ms. Bazemore one of the Top 20 Leading Industry Women. In 2011, Housing Wire magazine named Ms. Bazemore as one of the Influential Women in the Housing Economy and the Philadelphia Business Journal honored Ms. Bazemore with its 14th Annual Women of Distinction Award. In 2010, Black Enterprise Magazine named Ms. Bazemore one of the 75 Most Powerful Women in Business. She was also a recipient of the 2010 Smart CEO Magazine Brava! Women Business Achievement Award. Ms. Bazemore received the 2005 Mortgage Banker’s Distinguished Service Award and the 2001 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators, the 2001 Stakeholder Award from The Charting Your Own Course Foundation, the 1999 State and Local MBA Service Award and the 1993 Leadership Lending Award from Prudential Home Mortgage. In 2004, she was chosen as one of the 40 Most Influential Women in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal.

Currently, Ms. Bazemore serves on the Board of Directors of Public Media Company, the Board and Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors for WHYY, the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Board of the University of Virginia College Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Columbia University School of Law.

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David J. Beidler

David J. Beidler

President
Radian Asset Assurance Inc.
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Dave Beidler is president of Radian Asset Assurance Inc.

Mr. Beidler joined Radian Asset in 1992. He has held a variety of senior positions during his career at Radian Asset. Most recently, Mr. Beidler held the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer of Radian Asset, focused on credit, business strategy and operational issues related to all aspects of the company's financial guaranty business. He was promoted to president in January 2009.

Prior to joining Radian Asset, Mr. Beidler served as vice president and counsel for Bond Investors Guaranty Insurance Company, where he provided transactional and surveillance legal advice. Mr. Beidler has also served as vice president and assistant general counsel for Ambac Assurance Corporation, where he performed a similar role. Prior to this, Mr. Beidler was associated with the law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, in its public finance department.

Mr. Beidler received a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. He is the Vice Chair of the Association of Financial Guaranty Insurers, the financial guaranty industry trade association, and a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

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C. Robert Quint

C. Robert Quint

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Radian Group Inc.
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As chief financial officer, Bob Quint is responsible for all financial functions, including internal audit, investor relations, tax and treasury at Radian Group Inc.

Mr. Quint joined Radian as controller and vice president of administration in 1990, where he subsequently played a major role in its 1992 initial public offering. In 1996, he was promoted to chief financial officer and, three years later, was named executive vice president.

Previously, Mr. Quint served as assistant controller for Reliance Development Group, a commercial real estate developer in New York City. He also worked in the corporate accounting department of Reliance Group Holdings. Prior to that, he was a staff accountant at Anchin, Block and Anchin, a New York-based accounting firm.

Mr. Quint earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

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Derek Brummer

Derek Brummer

Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Radian Group Inc.
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Derek Brummer is the chief risk officer of Radian Group Inc. In this role, Mr. Brummer is responsible for all aspects of the credit risk management strategy and framework, as well as evaluating credit policy, for Radian and its subsidiaries.

Mr. Brummer joined Radian in 2002 and has served as chief risk officer and general counsel for Radian Asset Assurance Inc., where he managed all risk and legal matters for the financial guaranty company and its insured portfolio. Mr. Brummer led all risk management strategy, overseeing portfolio surveillance, reserving, quantitative analytics and modeling, and directing restructurings and workouts. He also played a key role in developing and structuring new product lines and overseeing various underwriting committees. Prior to joining Radian, Mr. Brummer was a corporate associate at Allen & Overy; and Cravath, Swaine & Moore, both in New York.

Mr. Brummer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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Ted Hoffman

Edward J. Hoffman

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Radian Group Inc.
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As general counsel and corporate secretary, Ted Hoffman is responsible for legal and regulatory compliance.

Since joining Radian in 2005, Mr. Hoffman has managed SEC, NYSE and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate governance and other corporate related matters. Mr. Hoffman was promoted to senior vice president, Assistant General Counsel in February 2008. Prior to joining Radian, Mr. Hoffman was a senior associate in the Corporate and Securities Group of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia.

Mr. Hoffman holds a BA from Colgate University and a JD from Villanova University School of Law. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.

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Cathy Jackson

Catherine M. Jackson

Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller
Radian Group Inc.
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As corporate controller, Cathy Jackson is responsible for all financial reporting and accounting operations, including SEC reporting, accounting policy, financial guaranty and mortgage insurance accounting operations.

Ms. Jackson has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. She joined Radian after serving eight years with Capmark Financial Group Inc. in various positions. Most recently, Ms. Jackson served as chief accounting officer, where she had oversight of all internal and external financial reporting, accounting operations, pricing analytics and accounting policy. Prior to that, she served eight years with Salomon Smith Barney as manager of accounting policy. She started her career in the audit practice at KPMG in Philadelphia.

Ms. Jackson earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from St. Joseph's University.

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Emily Riley

Emily Riley

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Radian Group Inc.
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As senior vice president of corporate communications and investor relations, Emily Riley directs public relations, investor relations and marketing communications strategies for Radian.

Ms. Riley first joined Radian in 1995 and served in various corporate communications, investor relations and reputation management roles until 2007, when she joined Rohm and Haas Company as manager of financial communications. Ms. Riley returned to Radian in 2009, and was promoted to her current role in 2013.

Ms. Riley holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in corporate public relations from Rowan University. She is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and serves on the Board of the Philadelphia Chapter.

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William Tomljanovic

William Tomljanovic

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Radian Group Inc.
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As senior vice president of corporate development, Bill Tomljanovic is responsible for the planning and execution of Radian’s business strategies, including initiatives targeting new product development, potential joint ventures and new business opportunities.

Mr. Tomljanovic joined Radian in December 2012, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector. Most recently, he was a managing partner at Labrador Consulting LLC, a consulting firm for the financial services sector. Prior to that, Mr. Tomljanovic held executive roles at Cohen and Company, ACA Capital, Capital Re Corporation and Chase Manhattan Bank.

Mr. Tomljanovic holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Duquesne University and a master’s degree from Fordham University.

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Rick Altman

Richard I. Altman

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Radian Guaranty Inc.
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As Chief Operating Officer, Rick Altman is responsible for overseeing key operational areas including loss management, mortgage insurance operations, and continuous improvement. He also has executive oversight on security issues related to the company’s information processes and data exchange, including records management, business continuity, business compliance, the information security council, and data governance.

Mr. Altman previously held the positions of chief risk officer and chief administrative officer, as well as several other strategic planning and operationally oriented positions.

Before joining Radian in 2003, Mr. Altman held several executive strategic planning and operational positions at Citibank, American Express and Pearson. Prior to that, he served as a change management consultant with Accenture.

Mr. Altman received a BA in International Political Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia.

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Phillip Bracken

Phillip Bracken

Chief Policy Officer, Government & Industry Relations
Radian Guaranty Inc.
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As chief policy officer and head of government and industry relations, Phillip Bracken represents Radian on Capitol Hill, promoting the need for balance between private and public capital in the mortgage finance market.

Mr. Bracken has more than 30 years of mortgage industry experience, most recently serving as an executive consultant for private enterprise clients in the housing, financial services and consumer sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Bracken spent 15 years as an executive at Wells Fargo, where he managed government and industry relations, and policy development for the Home Mortgage and Consumer Finance Group. Mr. Bracken joined Radian Guaranty in March 2013.

Mr. Bracken earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Eastern Illinois University. He is the co-chairman of the Consumer/Lender Roundtable in Washington, DC; Founder and Chairman of the America’s Homeowner Alliance; and president of the Housing Renaissance, a group that comprises the top housing industry leaders in the country.

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Lawrence DelGatto

Lawrence C. DelGatto

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Radian Guaranty Inc./Radian Group Inc.
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As chief information officer, Lawrence DelGatto leads the development and implementation of technology strategies to enhance internal processes and business systems, as well as streamline client support and connectivity for Radian Group Inc.

Mr. DelGatto has more than 20 years of experience in information technology. He joined Radian after serving 15 years with Electronic Data Systems Corporation in various positions. Most recently, Mr. DelGatto served as client executive, where he directed a team of information technology professionals to deliver infrastructure, applications, service and data center operations support to GMAC Mortgage Group. Prior to that, he served three years with Travelers Insurance Companies in systems engineering.

Mr. DelGatto holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and mathematics from Villanova University. He also completed the executive program at London Business School.

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Brien McMahon

Brien McMahon

Executive Vice President and Chief Franchise Officer
Radian Guaranty Inc.
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As executive vice president and chief franchise officer for Radian Guaranty, Brien McMahon is responsible for leading the company's sales, marketing and customer experience strategies.

Having served in the financial services industry for more than 25 years, Mr. McMahon most recently held the position of executive vice president for Realogy Franchise Group, where he directed sales, training and administration for multiple premier real estate brands including: Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, Century 21 Real Estate LLC®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, ERA® and Sotheby’s International Realty®. Prior to Realogy, Mr. McMahon served 14 years with PHH US Mortgage in a variety of roles, including senior vice president of national sales.

Mr. McMahon holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut.

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H. Scott Theobald

H. Scott Theobald

Executive Vice President, Lender and Structured Products
Radian Guaranty Inc.
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As the Executive Vice President of Lender and Structured Products for Radian Guaranty, Scott Theobald is responsible for fostering new business and product development, as well as pricing and reporting, for all fee-based business opportunities. In addition, Mr. Theobald will continue to oversee loss management.

Mr. Theobald joined Radian in 1997 as director of costing analytics, most recently serving as chief risk officer of Radian Guaranty. He was appointed vice president, structured transactions in 1999 and vice president, enterprise risk in 2002. Prior to joining Radian, Mr. Theobald served several years at Freddie Mac in various analyst positions in the company's financial research department and multifamily division.

Mr. Theobald holds a bachelor's degree in international studies from the University of Wisconsin in Whitewater and a master's degree in economics from the University of South Florida.

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Zoe Devaney

Zoe Devaney

Senior Vice President, MI Operations
Radian Guaranty Inc.
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As the Senior Vice President, MI Operations for Radian, Zoe Devaney is responsible for providing the overall vision, strategy and leadership for all departments within operations including Customer Care, Administration, Underwriting, Servicing, Field Services, and Business Solutions with a staff of approximately 200 employees. Prior to this, Ms. Devaney held the position of senior vice president, customer experience where she led many key customer-facing teams within Radian. Ms. Devaney has also led marketing, business development and product development during her tenure at Radian.

Before joining Radian in 2000, Ms. Devaney spent eight years at Prudential Home Mortgage, which was acquired by Norwest Mortgage and later merged with Wells Fargo, in senior roles including vice president, strategic marketing and business initiatives; and vice president, consumer direct marketing. She also held a variety of marketing and finance roles at multi-national corporations including Merrill Lynch and American Express.

Ms. Devaney holds a bachelor's degree from Boston University in Business Administration.

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