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Leslie D. Dunn

Leslie D. Dunn serves as a Director of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. and of its bank subsidiary, Flagstar Bank, N.A. She joined the Company’s board in September 2015. In addition to chairing the Compensation Committee, she is also a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. She is the immediate past chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and had served for many years on the Risk Assessment Committee.

An experienced executive, legal, and governance professional, Ms. Dunn currently serves on the Board of the Directors of GrafTech International Ltd. (EAB: NYSE) and its Compensation and Governance Committees. She was an independent director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati from 2007 until 2020, serving as its Governance Committee Chair. She has served as Director of numerous private companies.

From 1997 through 2004, Ms. Dunn was Senior Vice President of Business Development at Cole National Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed specialty retailer with 15,000 employees and 3,000 locations in Canada, Europe, and the United States. Ms. Dunn served as Cole’s General Counsel and Secretary, overseeing the company’s government relations and law departments, ensuring its compliance with SEC regulations, and serving as principal corporate governance advisor to the board.

Prior to joining Cole, Ms. Dunn was a partner in the Business Practice Group in the Cleveland office of Jones Day, a global law firm with 45 locations, and before then, was a partner in the corporate practice of Squire Sanders & Dempsey (now Squire Patton Boggs). She is an active civic leader and philanthropist in her home state of Ohio. She is the President and a Trustee of the David and Inez Myers Foundation, a Life Trustee and Past Chair of the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, a director of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, the past President of the Board of the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, and has been co-chair of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Women Corporate Directors, an organization of over 2,500 women business leaders worldwide.