Director, Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Richard Higginbotham was elected a director of Sixth Street Specialty Lending in March 2011. From September 2010, he was a director of Healthcare Finance Group LLC until its sale in 2013. Between July 2008 and March 2010, he was a director and then chairman of Tygris Commercial Finance Group, Inc., where he also served on the risk committee. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Higginbotham was the President of Asset Based Lending and Leasing at Bank of America. Prior to that, he worked for 35 years, including in various senior executive positions, at Fleet Bank, Fleet Financial Group, Inc. and FleetBoston Financial, Inc. Mr. Higginbotham holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University. Mr. Higginbotham’s depth of experience in senior executive positions in the financial sector provides the Board with valuable experience, insight and perspective in the credit sector.