Deborah Gero

Independent Director

Independent Director

Ms. Gero has served as a Director of OSI II since September 2019 and has been a member of the board of directors of OCSL since March 2019. Ms. Gero also served as a member of the board of directors of OCSI from March 2019 until OCSI merged with and into OCSL on March 19, 2021. Ms. Gero has also been a Director of Newport Re Ltd. since May 2019 and The Friends of the Brentwood Art Center since September 2016. Ms. Gero has also served as a member of the Investment Committee of United Way of Greater Los Angeles since November 2020. 

Ms. Gero has held various positions with AIG, including as a Senior Managing Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer of AIG Asset Management, where she was responsible for developing the firm’s investment strategy for approximately $300 billion of insurance company portfolios from 2012 to 2018. She joined AIG in 2009 and served as Chief Risk Officer for the Life and Retirement division until 2012. 

Before joining AIG, Ms. Gero was a consultant from 2003 to 2009, focusing on collateralized debt obligation investment management and investments in insurance companies. Prior to her work as a consultant, Ms. Gero spent eight years at AIG and its predecessor entities in a variety of capacities, including Portfolio Manager of a $3 billion collateralized debt obligation portfolio and Corporate Actuary. Previous experiences include numerous actuarial and asset/liability management roles at Conseco, Inc., Tillinghast/Towers-Perrin and Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company. Ms. Gero has previously served as a director of Aurora National Life Insurance Company and New California Life Holdings, as well as several insurance and asset management subsidiaries of AIG. 

Ms. Gero received a B.A. degree in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame. She is a CFA charterholder, a fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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