Steven G. Elliott

Lead Independent Director—AllianceBernstein Corporation
Steven G. Elliott was elected a Director of the General Partner in January 2011. From 1998 until his retirement in December 2010, he served as senior vice chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon, where he helped oversee numerous company-wide growth initiatives and co-headed the integration of The Bank of New York and Mellon from 2007 to 2009. Elliott was chief financial officer of Mellon from 1990 to 2002 and head of finance from 1987 to 1990. During that time, he also led Mellon’s asset servicing, securities lending, global cash management and institutional banking lines of business. Elliott previously held senior positions at First Commerce Corporation (from 1986 to 1987), Crocker National Bank (from 1984 to 1986), Continental Illinois National Bank (from 1977 to 1984) and United California Bank (from 1974 to 1977). Since January 2011, he has been a member of the boards of directors of Huntington Bancshares Inc. and PPL Corporation. Since April 2011, he has served as Chairman of Huntington Bancshares’s Risk Oversight Committee and, since January 2012, as Chairman of PPL Corporation’s Audit Committee. Elliott served as a director of Mellon from 2001 until the July 2007 merger with The Bank of New York and then as a director of BNY Mellon through July 2008. He holds a BBA from the University of Houston and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.