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Norm Miller
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Norm Miller was appointed as our President and Chief Executive Officer, and to our Board of Directors, effective September 7, 2015.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Miller most recently served as the Senior Vice President and President, Automotive at Sears Holdings, which operates over 700 Sears Auto Center locations. Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of DFC Global Corporation (formerly Dollar Financial Corp, NASDAQ: DLLR) from 2007 to 2014. DFC Global is a leading international non-bank provider of alternative financial services, which at the time had over 6,600 employees at more than 1,500 retail storefront locations and multiple Internet platforms in ten countries, with total revenues exceeding $1.1 billion. Prior to his employment at DFC Global Corporation, Mr. Miller served as Group President, Sports and Entertainment unit at ARAMARK, where he worked for a decade. He was named to the role after serving as the President of ARAMARK’s Correctional Services unit from 2002 to 2003. Mr. Miller’s career also includes nine years with Nestle, Kraft General Foods and PepsiCo, serving in management positions in sales, marketing and operations. Mr. Miller received a Bachelor’s of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point.


Lee A. Wright
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Wright joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in June 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wright served as Chief Executive Officer of Professional Directional Enterprises, Inc., a directional drilling services company, beginning in 2015 and served as its President from 2012 into 2015. Prior to joining Professional Directional Enterprises, he was a Senior Managing Director at the private equity firm of Diamond Castle from 2005 to July of 2012. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Wright was a Director at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, a private equity firm. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Wright was a Vice President and Associate in CSFB's Private Equity division and was an analyst from 1994 to 1996 in CSFB’s Investment Banking division. Mr. Wright holds a B.S., magna cum laude, from Washington & Lee University.


George L. Bchara
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

George L. Bchara joined the Company as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in December 2016. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of BankUnited, based in Miami Lakes, Florida, from March 2013 to December 2016, and served as Vice President and Loan Controller from June 2011 to February 2013.  Prior to BankUnited, Mr. Bchara was a Manager with the global professional services firm, PwC, where he worked from January 2007 until May 2011.  Mr. Bchara holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University. Mr. Bchara is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York and a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.  


Coleman R. Gaines
President and Chief Operating Officer – Retail

Coleman R. Gaines was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, Retail, in February 2017. Previously, Mr. Gaines served as Executive Vice President (“EVP”) of TMX Finance (“TMX”), a consumer finance company based in Savannah, Georgia, from January 2016 to January 2017.  During his employment with TMX starting in 2010, Mr. Gaines was promoted to roles of increasing responsibility, and by 2016, as EVP of Store Operations, he was responsible for leading 1,300 TMX retail stores in 18 states.  Prior to TMX, Mr. Gaines worked for the Tractor Supply Company (“TSC”), a leading publicly traded U.S. retailer offering products for home improvements, agriculture, farm, lawn and garden maintenance, and livestock care, from 2002 to 2010.  At TSC, Mr. Gaines’ various responsibilities as a Divisional Vice President included operating 470 TSC stores.  Prior to TSC, Mr. Gaines was employed with Scotty’s Home Centers, from 1989 to 2002, starting as an assistant manager and rising to Vice President of Hardware Stores responsible for 70 regional hardware stores.   Mr. Gaines holds a B.A. in Theology from Freed Hardeman University.


Holdings: 139,134 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 8, 2016 Sell 62,749 12.98
Jun 3, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 224 8.51
May 30, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,438 11.15
May 27, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 664 11.15
May 25, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 17,597 n/a
Jun 3, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 306 38.54
May 30, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,965 36.99
May 27, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 407 36.90
May 27, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,556 n/a
May 24, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,745 40.01
Jun 3, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 343 48.32
May 30, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,539 46.64
May 27, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 11,569 n/a
May 24, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,123 45.06
May 24, 2014 Option Execute 7,375 n/a
Mar 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,410 n/a
Dec 6, 2013 Sell 20,000 70.89
Jun 10, 2013 Sell 30,000 53.25
Jun 5, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 903 49.79
Jun 5, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,093 47.70
Jun 5, 2013 Option Execute 7,375 n/a
Jun 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,182 n/a
Apr 5, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 38,834 43.07
Apr 5, 2013 Option Execute 38,834 6.33 - 6.34
Oct 4, 2012 Sell 2,692 24.08
Oct 3, 2012 Sell 7,308 23.79
Sep 14, 2012 Option Execute 2,328 14.00
Sep 10, 2012 Sell 100 25.75
Sep 10, 2012 Option Execute 100 14.00
Sep 7, 2012 Sell 5,572 25.87
Sep 7, 2012 Option Execute 5,572 14.00
May 30, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,616 n/a
May 24, 2012 Option Execute 7,375 n/a
Apr 9, 2012 Sell 8,096 18.60
Apr 5, 2012 Sell 21,904 19.00
Sep 5, 2008 Sell 10,000 19.46
Nov 13, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 22.50
Oct 9, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 25.80
Aug 14, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 24.26
Jul 10, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 29.82
Jun 12, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 28.07
May 8, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 25.77
Apr 10, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 26.06
Mar 13, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 23.92
Feb 13, 2007 Automatic Sell 3,000 27.66
Jan 10, 2007 Sell 3,000 22.70
Dec 12, 2006 Sell 3,000 22.86
Todd Renaud
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mr. Renaud joined the Company as Vice President and Chief Information Officer in August of 2014 with over 20 years of Technology experience across multiple industries. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Renaud served as Vice President, Management Information Systems for Security Service Federal Credit Union. Prior to joining SSFCU in 2002, he worked as Director of Technology for Enron Corporation. Mr. Renaud is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a BBA in Management Information Systems.


Holdings: 50,697 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Jun 19, 2017 Sell 1,000 19.00
Feb 23, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 23,000 n/a
Dec 1, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 13,393 n/a
Dec 1, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 460 11.20
Aug 26, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 431 6.70
Dec 1, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,981 n/a
Dec 1, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 132 25.08
Aug 26, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 173 30.27
Aug 26, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,955 n/a
Dec 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,403 n/a
Aug 26, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,161 45.87
Mark A. Prior
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Mark L. Prior was appointed the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in July 2016.   Previously, from March 2007 to July 2016, Mr. Prior was employed by DFC Global Corp as General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel, Senior Vice President and Secretary. Previously, he was Corporate Counsel for the Philadelphia Stock Exchange from August 2005 to March 2007 and firm partner with Rubin Fortunato, P.C., from September 1998 to July 2005. Mr. Prior holds a B.A. from Dickinson College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Penn State University – Dickinson Law.  Mr. Prior is licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 


Holdings: 14,792 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 3, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 79 26.01
Dec 1, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,785 n/a
Dec 1, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 159 25.08
Aug 26, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,955 n/a
Aug 5, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 64 32.35
Dec 3, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 79 35.11
Dec 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,901 n/a
Aug 5, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 62 40.54
Dec 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,440 n/a
Aug 27, 2013 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Jamie Pierce
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Jamie Pierce joined Conn's, Inc. as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer in January 2014 and has over 14 years of retail marketing experience. Ms. Pierce most recently served as Senior Director of Marketing and Communication for Tempur Sealy International, Inc. From June 2007 through May 2010, Ms. Pierce held several positions at the Whirlpool Corporation in both Sales and Marketing, including Senior Sales Manager. From March 2004 through June 2007, Ms. Pierce worked for DURA Automotive Systems, Inc where she held several positions of increasing responsibility, including Marketing Manager. Ms. Pierce holds an M.B.A.from Michigan State University.


Holdings: 44,478 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Feb 23, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 20,000 n/a
Jan 3, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 75 12.65
Dec 1, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 11,607 n/a
Dec 1, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 432 11.20
Aug 26, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 272 6.70
Jan 1, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 75 23.47
Dec 1, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,486 n/a
Dec 1, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 186 25.08
Aug 26, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,955 n/a
Jan 1, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 74 18.69
Dec 1, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,400 n/a
Aug 26, 2014 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Brian A. Daly
Chief Human Resource Officer

Brian A. Daly was appointed Chief Human Resource Officer in November 2015. Prior to joining the Company, from 2007-2015, Mr. Daly served in several positions with DFC Global, a global alternative financial services company, including as Chief People Officer.  Prior to DFC Global, he worked for in human resources and operational leadership roles at Marsh & McLennan, from 2006-2007, and at ARAMARK Corporation from 1999-2005. Mr. Daly has a B.S. in Management from the University of Richmond and an MBA – Human Resources and Finance from the University of Florida. 

 


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