Mr. Birkans has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2018, and he currently holds the same position at NBH Bank. Mr. Birkans served as the Treasurer of the Company and NBH Bank from August 2011 through February 2020. He has also served as a member of NBH Bank’s board of directors since August 2018. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, Mr. Birkans was a Vice President, Assistant Treasurer of M&I Bank for five years, where he was responsible for capital management, investments, corporate liquidity and risk management related to the bank’s financial activities. In addition, Mr. Birkans worked at Citigroup as a Senior Vice President, Corporate and Investment Bank Treasury. Mr. Birkans holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, where he also received his bachelor’s degree in economics and finance.