Mr. William F. Truscott is a Chief Executive Officer at US Asset Management LLC, a Director & Senior Vice President at Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund, Inc., a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at RiverSource Distributors, Inc., a Chief Executive Officer-Global Asset Management at Ameriprise Financial, Inc., a Chief Executive Officer at Columbia Threadneedle Investments (Missouri), a Chief Executive Officer at Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC and a Chief Executive Officer & Global Asset Management at Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLC. He is on the Board of Directors at The Greater Boston Food Bank, Tri-Continental Corp., Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL, Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund, Inc., Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc., Threadneedle Pensions Ltd., Middlebury College and Investment Company Institute. Mr. Truscott was previously employed as a Director & Senior Vice President by Tri-Continental Corp., a Chief Executive Officer & Director by Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc., a Chief Investment Officer & Senior Vice President by American Express Financial Corp., a Senior Vice President by RiverSource Investments LLC, a Portfolio Manager by Threadneedle International Fund Management Ltd., a Portfolio Manager by DWS Investment Management Americas, Inc., a Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director by Zurich Scudder Investments, Inc., a Principal by Chemical Bank Corp., and a Chief Executive Officer by Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC. He also served on the board at Investors Syndicate of America, Inc., RiverSource Life Insurance Co. and The Advisory Board Co. He received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and an MBA from The Leonard N Stern School of Business.