JAMES S. ADAMS

VICE CHAIRMAN & TREASURER

James S. Adams is Board member and Vice Chairman of Finance for SILAC, SFIG and all the insurance companies.

Prior to joining SILAC and SFIG, Mr. Adams spent over 30 years in the financial services field, including private equity. From 1986 through 2002, he was a senior financial executive for Conseco, Inc., and from 1992 thru 2002 he was Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer.

During his tenure, he participated in the acquisition of over 20 financial services companies and the formation of two acquisition partnerships (Conseco Capital Partners I and II, L.P.) focusing on the financial services sector.

In addition, from 1992 through 2002, as an executive of Conseco Private Capital Group, he participated in numerous transactions in a variety of sectors including gaming, entertainment venues, broadcasting, telecom, and real estate. As Treasurer of Conseco he directed the issuance of over $20 Billion in capital market transactions including senior bank facilities, public debt, securitized assets of all classes and types, preferred and common equity.

Mr. Adams graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in General Management.