Mr. Tyson is a member of New Residential’s board of directors. Mr. Tyson has been a member of Newcastle’s board of directors and a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Compensation Committee of Newcastle’s board of directors since November 2011. Mr. Tyson is a private investor. He retired as Managing Director of Credit Suisse in October 2011, where he worked for 18 years in the Sales and Trading area of the Fixed Income Department of the Investment Bank. Mr. Tyson began his career at L. F. Rothschild, Unterberg Towbin and subsequently worked at Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers before joining Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette in 1994, which was acquired by Credit Suisse in 2000.