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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.


Michael J. Poppe
President and Chief Operating Officer-Credit and Collections

Michael J. Poppe was promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer-Credit and Collections in June 2016. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Poppe served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. From February 1, 2008 until April 23, 2012, Mr. Poppe served as our Chief Financial Officer. He also served as our Controller and Assistant Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Treasurer from September 2004 until February 1, 2008. In the 14 years prior to his joining us, Mr. Poppe served in various accounting and finance management positions in public accounting at Arthur Andersen LLP and in automotive retail companies, most recently as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. Mr. Poppe spent from January 1997 until May 2004 at Group 1, a New York Stock Exchange listed, Fortune 500 retail company, and was a member of the founding management team. Mr. Poppe is a certified public accountant and obtained his B.B.A in accounting and finance from Texas A&M University.


Holdings: 158,167 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Aug 26, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,808 6.70
Jun 7, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 55,249 n/a
Jun 3, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 293 8.51
May 30, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,828 11.15
May 27, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 761 11.15
May 25, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 19,742 n/a
Aug 26, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 33,036 n/a
Jun 3, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 400 38.54
May 30, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,497 36.99
May 27, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,672 0.00 - 36.90
May 24, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,287 40.01
May 18, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,138 40.00
May 18, 2015 Option Execute 5,138 33.88
May 15, 2015 Automatic Sell 4,862 40.00
May 15, 2015 Option Execute 4,862 33.88
Sep 9, 2014 Buy 2,000 30.65
Jun 3, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 448 48.32
May 30, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,499 46.64
May 27, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,522 n/a
May 24, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,705 45.06
May 24, 2014 Option Execute 8,750 n/a
Mar 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 15,775 n/a
Oct 21, 2013 Automatic Sell 19,900 61.89
Jun 5, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,148 49.79
Jun 5, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,670 47.70
Jun 5, 2013 Option Execute 8,750 n/a
Jun 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,700 n/a
Apr 25, 2013 Automatic Sell 30,000 45.01
Apr 25, 2013 Option Execute 30,000 14.48 - 17.73
May 30, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,952 n/a
May 24, 2012 Option Execute 8,750 n/a
Apr 5, 2011 Buy 1,000 5.15
Apr 4, 2011 Buy 9,466 4.75
Nov 30, 2010 Option Execute 1,608 2.70
Oct 22, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,500 7.39
Dec 1, 2008 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,000 5.30
Mark Haley
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Mr. Haley joined the Company as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in October 2014 and served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from December 2014 until July 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Haley served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at Coldwater Creek Inc.. He joined Coldwater Creek in September 2010 as its Vice President and Controller before being promoted to Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in October 2011. Prior to his employment with Coldwater Creek, he served as Senior Director of Financial Reporting for SUPERVALUE INC from December 2007 through September 2010. Mr. Haley holds a B.S. in both accounting and finance from the University of Idaho and is a Certified Public Accountant in Idaho.


David W. Trahan
President - Retail Division

David W. Trahan was elected President – Retail Division by our board of directors on June 3, 2008. Mr. Trahan has previously served as our Executive Vice President – Retail from June 1, 2007, as our Senior Vice President – Retail from April 1, 2006 and as our Senior Vice President – Merchandising from October 2001. He has been employed by us since 1986 in various capacities, including sales, store operations and merchandising. He has been directly responsible for our merchandising and product purchasing functions, as well as product display and pricing operations, for the last four years. Mr. Trahan has completed special study programs at Harvard University, Rice University and Lamar 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: 28,960 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
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
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: 24,478 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
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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