David Stiepleman was elected a director of Sixth Street Specialty Lending in September 2019 and is a Vice President of the Company. He is a Co-Founding Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Sixth Street Partners. Prior to Sixth Street, Mr. Stiepleman was a Managing Director and the Deputy General Counsel of Fortress Investment Group LLC, where he was the lead lawyer responsible for that firm’s new business initiatives. Prior to that, Mr. Stiepleman was lead counsel to the Americas Special Situations Group and the Mortgages Department at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Stiepleman received a B.A. in French and Political Science from Amherst College and a J.D. from Columbia University. Mr. Stiepleman’s legal, regulatory and operational experience provides the Board with valuable knowledge and guidance.