Chair, Board of Directors
Pacific Mutual Holding Company
B.S., economics and political science/public policy
Harvard Business School
Mariann Byerwalter is the lead independent director of Franklin Resources and chairman emeritus of the board of directors of SRI International, having served as chair from 2014 to 2020. She was previously interim president and CEO of Stanford Health Care in 2016 from January to July and served as chair of the board of Stanford Hospital and Clinics from 2006 to 2013.
Ms. Byerwalter also serves on the board of directors at Stanford Healthcare and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and has for more than two decades. She is a trustee emerita of the Stanford University Board of Trustees, after serving three terms between 1992 and 2012. Ms. Byerwalter also served as a trustee for Schwab Funds from 2000 to 2015, chairing the Governance Committee for four years; the board of directors of Burlington Capital Group from 1997 to 2018; and the board of directors of Redwood Trust, Inc. from 1998 to 2020.
Ms. Byerwalter was chief financial officer and vice president of business affairs at Stanford University from1996 to 2000 and was special assistant to the president until 2001. Prior, she was an entrepreneur and partner and co-founder of America First Financial Corporation, which raised funds to purchase and turnaround failed savings and loans from the government and vice president of strategic planning and corporate development at BankAmerica Corporation, managing acquisitions and divestitures.
Pacific Life Responsibilities
Ms. Byerwalter is the chair of Pacific Mutual Holding Company, and serves on the Talent Development and Compensation Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee.