Mr. Carver was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in March 2002. Mr. Carver retired as an office managing partner of Ernst & Young in June 2002. Mr. Carver’s career at Ernst & Young spanned five decades, beginning as an auditor and a financial consultant. He currently is a director and serves as a member of the Audit Committee of StoneMor Partners L.P. Mr. Carver is the chair of the board of directors of Pinnacol Assurance, the workers compensation facility for the state of Colorado, and is a member of the company’s Audit Committee and chair of its Governance & Ethics Committee. Mr. Carver is a certified public accountant and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of CPAs. He also sits on the boards and committees of several organizations including the University of Wisconsin and Wadsworth Atheneum.