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Diane L. Dewbrey Elected to MBIA Inc.'s Board of Directors


MBIA Inc. (MBI) (the Company) today announced that on this day, Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Ms. Diane L. Dewbrey (54) was elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, where she will also serve as a member of the Audit, Finance and Risk, and Compensation and Governance Committees.

For five years, until its merger with Consolidated Communications in 2014, Ms. Dewbrey served as an Independent Director and then Chair (2013-14) of the Board of Enventis, Inc.

“We are very pleased that Diane has accepted our invitation to join the MBIA Board,” said Charles Rinehart, Chairman of the MBIA Inc. Board of Directors. “Diane has been consistently recognized for her board leadership and contributions in community organizations. Additionally, we are confident that her knowledge of and experience in the financial services industry will contribute to our efforts to enhance MBIA Inc.’s shareholder value.”

Ms. Dewbrey earned her BS degree in Mathematics from Xavier University. She is an NACD Governance Fellow and holds a Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors. Prior to serving as a director at Enventis, she held various senior positions at Fifth Third Bancorp, where over an eighteen year period she became Senior Vice President & Director of Central Operations and a member of the Executive Management Team, and at Foundation Bank, where in her ten years with the company she served as CEO and a Director of the Foundation Bancorp and Foundation Bank Board. Ms. Dewbrey is currently a Director of the YMCA of Greater Seattle where she also serves as Treasurer, member of the Executive Committee, and Chair of the Investment Committee.

Forward-Looking Statements

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MBIA Inc., headquartered in Purchase, New York is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide financial guarantee insurance for the public and structured finance markets. Please visit MBIA's website at www.mbia.com.

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