Brian O. Casey has served as Chief Executive Officer of Westwood since January 2006, as President and
director of Westwood since its inception in December 2001, as Secretary from 2001 to 2014 and as Chief
Operating Officer of Westwood from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Casey has served as Chief Executive Officer of
Westwood Management since January 2006, as President since 2002, and as a director since 2000. Mr. Casey
served as Chief Operating Officer of Westwood Management from 2000 to 2005, as Executive Vice President
from 2000 to 2002, and as Vice President from 1992 to 1996. Mr. Casey has served as director of Westwood
Trust since 1996 and he also served as President of Westwood Trust from 1996 to 2013. Since 2002, Mr. Casey
has served on the Tartan Board of Directors, a group exclusively devoted to raising money for the Texas Scottish
Rite Hospital for Children. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Governor’s Business Council for the State
of Texas. He was appointed in 2008 to the board of the Baylor Health Care System Foundation, which helps raise
money to support Baylor Health Care System’s mission of patient care, education, research and community
service. In 2011, he was appointed to the Board of the Cooper Institute, an organization dedicated to scientific
research in the field of preventative medicine and public health.
As the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and with over 20 years in senior executive roles with the
Company, Mr. Casey brings an extensive knowledge of and experience with the Company and its business as
well as valuable leadership and management experience. Mr. Casey has deep knowledge of the Company’s
operations, strategies and competitive environment as well as the asset management industry as a whole. As a
board member of several private organizations, Mr. Casey also brings valuable experience in governance matters.
Susan M. Byrne has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Westwood since its inception in
December 2001. Ms. Byrne has served as Director, Global Initiatives since February 2012, Co-Chief Investment
Officer from January 2011 to February 2012, Chief Investment Officer of Westwood from January 2006 to
January 2011, and as Chief Executive Officer from December 2001 to December 2005. Ms. Byrne is the founder
of Westwood Management and has served as its Chairman of the Board since 1983, as Chief Investment Officer
from 1983 to February 2012, as Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to 2005, and as President from 1983 to 2002.
She served as a director of Westwood Trust from 1996 to 1999. She has previously served as a member of the
Board of Presbyterian Communities & Services Foundation, a member of the Board of the University of Texas
Investment Management Company, and as a member of the Board of Trustees for the City of Dallas Employees
As the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Company and as a result of her tenure with the Company
and its subsidiaries for over 30 years, Ms. Byrne brings extensive knowledge of and experience with the
Company and its business as well as valuable leadership and management experience. Ms. Byrne has deep
knowledge of the Company’s operations, strategies and competitive environment as well as the asset
management industry as a whole. With over 40 years of experience in the investment management business,
Ms. Byrne is uniquely qualified to provide insight to the Board on the Company’s investment management
strategies and operations. As a board member of several private organizations, Ms. Byrne also brings valuable
experience in governance matters.
Mark A. Wallace, CPA, has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Westwood since November 2012. Mr. Wallace has thirty years of experience in senior financial officer roles. Prior to joining Westwood, he served as Chief Financial Officer and held other financial leadership positions for an S&P 500 real estate investment trust, NYSE-listed international manufacturing corporations, and diversified industrial holding companies. Mr. Wallace was awarded an MBA from Colorado State University and a BBA from Texas Tech University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.