Mr. Herlihy joined EMG in April 2011 and has been our Chief Financial Officer since April 2018 and our Treasurer since May 2017. In addition, Mr. Herlihy has also been the Chief Operating Officer of EMG's other public company affiliate, Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE: EARN), since April 2018 and its Treasurer since May 2017. Mr. Herlihy is also a Director at EMG, where he has served in various capacities, including serving as Co-Chief Investment Officer of our former affiliate, Ellington Housing Inc. ("EHR"), a real estate investment trust that was focused on single- and multi-family residential real estate assets, from EHR's inception in September 2012 through December 2016. Mr. Herlihy also served as EHR's Interim Chief Financial Officer from March 2015 through January 2016. Prior to April 2011, Mr. Herlihy held various positions in the real estate industry, including at the real estate private equity firm GTIS Partners LP, Capmark Financial Group (formerly GMAC Commercial Mortgage), and Jones Lang LaSalle. Mr. Herlihy earned a B.A. in Economics and History from Dartmouth College, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.