Allison S. Navitskas
Ms. Navitskas joined the board of directors of each of the Company and the Bank last year. She currently serves as a Managing Director for Lantern Asset Management, a private equity firm in Dallas. Previously she had served as Managing Director, Global Business Development and Strategy, for Lone Star Funds, a global private equity fund investing in debt and equity. Ms. Navitskas was a Managing Director with Hudson Advisors L.P., an affiliate of Lone Star Funds, serving in a variety of roles including Head of Asset Management for LStar Capital, a corporate direct lending platform. During her time at Hudson, which began in 2012, Ms. Navitskas provided services in both business and legal capacities, which included negotiating and closing numerous acquisitions, asset sales and lending transactions as an in-house attorney, as well as heading the asset management and workout practice for LStar Capital. Ms. Navitskas has served on the board of directors for several of Lone Star’s private portfolio companies in the past and currently serves on the board of directors of two public companies controlled by Lone Star, Forterra, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRTA) and Foundation Building Materials, Inc. (NYSE: FBM). Prior to joining Hudson, Ms. Navitskas was Vice President/Associate General Counsel at FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH), a real estate investment trust in the hospitality sector. Ms. Navitskas was engaged in the private practice of law with Jenkens & Gilchrist P.C. and later at Hunton & Williams LLP, specializing in financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities law. She is a graduate of Columbia College. She earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Ms. Navitskas holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Her public company experience and prior service on multiple public boards of directors, together with her financial knowledge and experience, qualify Ms. Navitskas to serve on our board of directors.