Biography

Patrick A. Cozza

Mr. Cozza is senior strategic advisor and managing partner of Cozza Enterprises, LLC, a firm that provides strategic consultation and executive coaching services, a position he has held since January 2014. Mr. Cozza also serves as an Adjunct Professor - Finance, Accounting, Tax, Wealth Management and International Business at Silberman College of Business, Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Cozza was formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Insurance North America, which operated four insurance companies with operations in the United States, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, from January 2004 to December 2014. Concurrently, Mr. Cozza served as Senior Executive Vice President, Retail Banking and Wealth Management - North America for HSBC from January 2011 to December 2014, and previously served as Group Executive, Taxpayer Financial Services, and North America and Mexico Insurance for HSBC from January 2002 to December 2004. HSBC Holdings plc is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations. Mr. Cozza was also Chief Executive Officer of Taxpayer Financial Services from 2000 to 2002 and Director of Insurance Integration for Household International from 1998 to 2000 and held a variety of senior leadership positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President of the Beneficial Insurance Group of Beneficial Corporation from 1985 to 1998. Mr. Cozza serves on the Boards of Directors of Scottish Re Life Insurance Company, Ocoee Insurance Company, the National Association of Corporate Directors New Jersey Chapter, Junior Achievement of New Jersey and the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Cozza will provide substantial management, leadership and strategic business experience and expertise to the Board of Directors.