Mr. Schumacher joined New York Life in 1991 and is currently Chairman of GoldPoint, responsible for overseeing all investment and business development activities, and managing GoldPoint’s fund investment business. Mr. Schumacher previously served as GoldPoint’s CEO from its formation in 1999 through 2009. Before that, Mr. Schumacher was the Head of the $14 billion Private Finance Group of New York Life. Prior to joining New York Life, Mr. Schumacher was a Vice President in the Private Placement Department at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company where he began his career in 1983. Mr. Schumacher earned a BA in History in 1978 from Columbia College and an MBA in 1989 from New York University’s Stern School of Business.