Independent TrusteeMs. Lucinda H. Stebbins, CPA, is Independent Trustee of HQ Healthcare Investors. Ms. Stebbins brings to each Fund over twenty years experience working in the fund industry, providing valuable perspectives on a variety of technical and industry matters. She serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee of each Fund. She started her career with the investment management firm of Scudder, Stevens and Clark, which was later merged into the U.S. operations of Zurich Financial Services, and then finally acquired by Deutsche Bank. She served as a Senior Vice President at Scudder Investments and subsequently as a Director at Deutsche Asset Management and was an officer of approximately 200 funds in these complexes
Age: 68 Executive Since 2006 CPAStebbins' expertise is in the accounting, tax, and regulatory sides of the fund business, and she continues to act as an independent consultant to the fund industry. Prior to joining Scudder, she was a Senior Manager at Price Waterhouse and is a member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs. She also serves on the Board of Solstice Home Care, Inc., served on the Board of Bald Peak Land Company and was on a number of nonprofit Boards. She holds an MBA degree from Babson College and a BA in economics from Wellesley College.