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Paula Bosco
CO-FOUNDER/CEO

Paula A. Bosco is the co‐founder and CEO of Activus Risk Management, LLC.

Ms. Bosco has more than 20 years of business, legal, compliance and risk management experience serving in various litigation, transaction and advisory roles for investment advisers, broker‐dealers, dual‐registrants, banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, credit funds and BDCs.

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Paula A. Bosco is the co‐founder and CEO of Activus Risk Management, LLC.

Ms. Bosco has more than 20 years of business, legal, compliance and risk management experience serving in various litigation, transaction and advisory roles for investment advisers, broker‐dealers, dual‐registrants, banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, credit funds and BDCs.

Experience

Prior to co‐founding Activus, Ms. Bosco was Managing Director, Chief Regulatory Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of New Mountain Capital, where she led the regulatory legal and compliance program for four SEC‐registered investment advisers that individually managed several hedge funds, private equity funds and credit/loan/SBIC funds totaling ~$16 billion in committed capital. She was also an Executive Officer, and the Chief Regulatory Counsel, Chief Audit Executive, CCO and Corporate Secretary of the firm’s publicly traded business development company, New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE: NMFC).

Prior to joining NMC, Ms. Bosco held several senior legal and compliance positions with prominent Wall Street firms including Lehman Brothers Inc. where, as CCO, her responsibilities included implementing and overseeing the compliance program for all investment advisory activities within the firm’s Private Investment Management division. Prior to Lehman, Ms. Bosco held various positions at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (SVP and Assistant Director of International & Investment Advisory Compliance; Senior Regulatory Counsel), Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP (Litigation Associate), the American Stock Exchange and FINRA (Assistant Chief Counsel, Enforcement Division), and PaineWebber (DVP & Counsel, Litigation Department). Prior to attending law school, Ms. Bosco began her career as a sales trading assistant in the Asian equity markets.

Ms. Bosco is a frequent speaker on legal and compliance‐related issues at various industry conferences and is regularly quoted in various industry trade publications. She is also an active member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), the American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers and 100 Women in Hedge Funds. Additionally, Ms. Bosco serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Securities Law, Regulation & Compliance. Prior to co‐founding Activus, she was an active member of the American Investment Council (AIC) (formerly PEGCC), where she was instrumental in leading efforts to lobby and educate regulators about private fund industry matters and proposed rulemaking initiatives.

In fulfilling her commitment to academia, Ms. Bosco serves as Vice Chair (and former Chair) of the CUNY School of Law Foundation Board, as a Director of the CUNY School of Law School Board of Visitors, and as an Advisory Council Member of the Institute for Financial Market Regulation (IFMR), a cooperative association between the University at Albany and Albany Law School that aims to develop interdisciplinary research and education in financial market regulation for students at both schools. Ms. Bosco is also on the faculty of the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) and is a frequent lecturer at the Fordham University School of Law.

From 2005‐2008, Ms. Bosco served as Co‐Chair of the Securities & Exchanges Committee at the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA). From 2006 through 2008, she served on the SIFMA Compliance & Legal Division’s

Investment Advisers Committee, and in 2007, she was named as one of the 20 Rising Stars of Compliance by Institutional Investor News.

Education

Ms. Bosco holds a J.D., an M.B.A. in Finance (concentration in Investment Management), a B.A. in Political Science and recently earned a M.S. in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at Columbia University in the City of New York.

She is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

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