CREF Trustee since 2007
Michael A. Forrester, 44, has been Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) and a Board member of Copper Rock Capital Partners, LLC, since 2007. Prior to joining Copper Rock Capital Partners, he served as the COO of DDJ Capital Management from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Forrester has a B.A. degree from Washington and Lee University. Mr. Forrester has served as a CREF Trustee since 2007.