Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Thomas E. Siering is our Chief Executive Officer and President and a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Siering has been a director and executive officer since we were incorporated in May 2009. Mr. Siering is a Partner of Pine River, which is the parent company of our external manager, PRCM Advisers, and also serves as a director of the Pine River Foundation. Mr. Siering also serves as a director of Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE: GPMT). Mr. Siering also previously served as a director of Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. (NYSE: SBY) from December 2012 to May 2017. Prior to joining Pine River in 2006, Mr. Siering was head of the Value Investment Group at EBF & Associates, a private investment firm, from 1989 until 2006. During that period, he was also the manager for Merced Partners, LP, a private investment firm, and Tamarack International Limited, a closed end, non-diversified investment management company. Mr. Siering was named a Partner at EBF & Associates in 1997. Mr. Siering joined EBF & Associates in 1989 as a trader. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Siering held various positions in the Financial Markets Department at Cargill, Inc. From 1981 until 1987, Mr. Siering was employed in the Domestic Soybean Processing Division at Cargill in both trading and managerial roles. Mr. Siering holds a B.B.A. from the University of Iowa with a major in Finance.