Mariann Byerwalter
Chair, Board of Directors
Pacific Mutual Holding Company

Stanford University
   B.S., economics and political science/public policy
Harvard Business School

Business History
Mariann Byerwalter is chair of the board of directors of Pacific Mutual Holding Company and lead independent director of Franklin Resources. She is also chair 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 Hospital and Clinics (now Stanford Health Care) from January to July 2016.

Ms. Byerwalter was appointed lead director of Pacific Mutual Holding Company in May 2019, a position she held until becoming chair in April 2022. She also served as chair of the Audit Committee from 2006 to 2019. Ms. Byerwalter also chaired the Franklin Resources Audit Committee prior to being named lead independent director. Ms. Byerwalter served as a director at SRI International from 1997 to December 2023 and is a trustee emerita of the Stanford University board of trustees, having served three terms as a trustee between 1992 and 2012. She sat on the board of directors of the Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital from 1994 to 1996 and again from 2000 to 2023. Additionally, Ms. Byerwalter served as a trustee for SchwabFunds from 2000 to 2015, chairing the Governance Committee for four years, and has served on several other private, public, and nonprofit boards over the last two decades.

Ms. Byerwalter was chief financial officer and vice president of Business Affairs at Stanford University (1996 to 2000), and special assistant to the president through 2001. Prior to this, she was an entrepreneur. Ms. Byerwalter was a partner and co-founder of America First Financial Corporation, which raised funds to purchase and turnaround failed savings and loans from the government. Under her leadership, the company acquired EurekaBank, a $2.4 billion institution in the San Francisco Bay Area, and purchased and consolidated numerous other previously failed savings institutions. Prior to that, she was vice president for 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 Develompent and Compensation Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee.

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