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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alec Covington

61 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Buck

48 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer

Gerald Volas

63 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Peterson

59 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Robert Kuhns

44 2018 Vice President, Controller

Tina Donikowski

59 2018 Director

Nancy Taylor

58 2018 Director

Dennis Archer

76 Independent Director

Carl Camden

63 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Cantie

54 2015 Independent Director

Mark Petrarca

54 2015 Independent Director

Margaret Whelan

45 2015 Independent Director

Tabitha Zane

Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Alec Covington

Mr. Alec C. Covington serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Covington has served as Managing Director of Haynes Park Capital, LLC, a private investment and business consulting firm, since forming the company late in 2013. Mr. Covington served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nash-Finch Company, a food distribution company, from 2006 until the company merged with Spartan Stores, Inc. in 2013. From 2004 to 2006, he served as both President and Chief Executive Officer of Tree of Life, Inc., a specialty food distributor, and as a member of the Executive Board of Tree of Life's parent corporation, Royal Wessanen NV, a corporation based in the Netherlands. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Covington was Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCold Logistics, LLC, a company that specializes in temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics for the food industry. Prior to that time, Mr. Covington was the President of Richfood Inc. and Executive Vice President of Supervalu Inc.

Robert Buck

Mr. Robert M. Buck serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Buck served as Group Vice President of Masco from 2014 until June 2015. In this position, Mr. Buck was responsible for the Installation and Other Services Segment consisting of both Masco Contractor Services and Service Partners. Mr. Buck served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Masco Contractor Services from 2011 until June 2015. Mr. Buck began his career with Masco in 1997 at Liberty Hardware Mfg. Corp., where he spent eight years in several operations leadership roles and worked extensively in international operations. Mr. Buck became Executive Vice President in 2005 and helped lead the merger of another Masco company with Liberty Hardware before being promoted to the office of President in 2007. Mr. Buck holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and Operations Management, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Gerald Volas

Mr. Gerald Volas serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Volas has served as our Chief Executive Officer since June 2015. Mr. Volas was a Group President at Masco Corporation (“Masco”) from 2006 to June 2015 and prior to that, President of Liberty Hardware Mfg. Corp., a Masco operating company, from 2001 to 2005. From 1996 to 2001, he served as a Group Controller supporting a variety of Masco operating companies; and from 1982 to 1996, he served in progressive financial roles including Vice President/Controller at BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco operating company. Mr. Volas is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Volas is a director of Trex Company, Inc., a manufacturer of wood alternative decking and related products, serving since March 2014.

John Peterson

Mr. John S. Peterson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Peterson served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Masco Contractor Services from November 2010 until June 2015. From 2006 to 2010, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Masco Retail Cabinet Group, a Masco subsidiary. From 2001 to 2006, he was the Vice President-Finance for Biolab and from 1998 to 2001, he was the Vice President-Finance, Performance Chemicals Division, both subsidiaries of Great Lakes Chemical, which has since changed its name to Chemtura Corporation. Mr. Peterson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Indianapolis.

Robert Kuhns

Mr. Robert Kuhns is Vice President, Controller of the Company. He joined the Company from Mohawk Industries (“Mohawk”), a $10.0 billion flooring manufacturer located in Calhoun, Georgia, where he had been employed since 2007. His most recent position with Mohawk was as senior director, assistant controller, a position he had held since 2015. In that role, Mr. Kuhns was responsible for all of Mohawk’s corporate accounting and financial planning and analysis. Prior to that role, Mr. Kuhns, spent two years in Modena, Italy as Mohawk’s senior director of international finance, leading the finance and accounting integration of an acquired Italian company. Mr. Kuhns’ previous assignments with Mohawk included division controller and senior director of finance for its Dal-Tile Division and division controller of Mohawk’s laminate and wood flooring business. Prior to joining Mohawk, Mr. Kuhns worked for three years at NCH Corporation as the director, international treasury and controller of its plumbing products business.

Tina Donikowski

Ms. Tina M. Donikowski is Director of the company. She was retired from General Electric in 2015 after serving for 38 years in a variety of leadership positions. The most recent were Vice President, Propulsion Business and Vice President, Global Locomotive Business, both part of GE Transportation. Ms. Donikowski currently serves on the Board of Directors of CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR) and Atlas Copco AB (STOCKHOLM: ATCO), as well as on the Board of Trustees of both Gannon University and The Boys & Girls Club of Erie, Pennsylvania. Ms. Donikowski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and an Honorary Doctorate from Gannon University.

Nancy Taylor

Ms. Nancy Maddi Taylor is Director of the company. She has served as the President and CEO of Tredegar Corporation, a global manufacturing company, from 2010 until her departure from the company in 2015. During her 24-year career with Tredegar, Ms. Taylor held a variety of leadership positions, including President of Tredegar Film Products, Senior Vice President, Strategy and General Counsel. Taylor currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) and is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Richmond (Virginia). Ms. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from College of the Holy Cross and a law degree from Catholic University of America.

Dennis Archer

Mr. Dennis W. Archer serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Archer has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dennis W. Archer PLLC since 2010. He has also served as Chairman Emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC since 2010, prior to which he was Chairman from 2002 to 2009. Mr. Archer was Chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber from 2006 to 2007, and President of the American Bar Association from 2003 to 2004. He served two (2) terms as Mayor of the City of Detroit, Michigan from 1994 through 2001 and was President of the National League of Cities from 2000 to 2001. He was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court in 1985, and in 1986 was elected to an eight (8) year term. From 2002 through 2014, Mr. Archer served as a director of Johnson Controls, Inc. and Compuware Corporation. He also served as director of Masco Corporation from 2004 through 2016.

Carl Camden

Mr. Carl T. Camden serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Camden formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of Kelly Services, Inc., a global provider of outsourcing and consulting services and workforce solutions, from 2006 to 2017 and as its President from 2001 to 2017. He joined Kelly Services in 1995 and has served in various executive roles with responsibilities for sales, marketing and strategy. Prior to joining Kelly Services, Mr. Camden was Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Marketing for KeyCorp, a financial services company. He has been a director of Temp Holdings Co., Ltd. since 2008 and Kelly Services from 2002 to 2017. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Camden was also a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch, serving as its Chairman from 2011 to 2013.

Joseph Cantie

Mr. Joseph S. Cantie, CPA, serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cantie is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., a diversified global supplier of automotive systems, modules and components, a position he held from February 2003 until January 2016. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Cantie was Vice President, Finance for the automotive business of TRW, Inc., a global aerospace, systems and automotive conglomerate. Mr. Cantie served as TRW Inc.'s Vice President, Investor Relations from 1999 until 2001. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Cantie was employed by LucasVarity plc, serving in several executive positions, including Vice President and Controller. Prior to joining LucasVarity, Mr. Cantie was employed as a certified public accountant with the international accounting firm of KPMG. Mr. Cantie is a director of Delphi Technologies PLC, an automotive parts company, and Summit Materials, Inc., a vertically-integrated construction materials company.

Mark Petrarca

Mr. Mark A. Petrarca serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Petrarca has served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Public Affairs of A. O. Smith Corporation, a global manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment, since 2005. In this role, he is responsible for all human resource activities, including policy and strategy development, performance management, employee relations, compensation and benefits and organizational development and succession planning, as well as public affairs and communications. Mr. Petrarca joined A. O. Smith Corporation in 1999, serving as Vice President-Human Resources for its Water Products Company until 2005. Mr. Petrarca was previously employed as Director of Human Resources for Strike Weapon Systems, a division of Raytheon Systems Company, and in various manufacturing and human resources positions at the Defense Systems and Electronics Group of Texas Instruments.

Margaret Whelan

Ms. Margaret M. Whelan serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Whelan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Whelan Advisory, LLC since 2014, providing strategic and financial counsel to leaders of both public and private companies in the U.S. and internationally. Previously, she served as the Chief Financial Officer of Tricon Capital Group, an asset manager and investor in the North American residential real estate industry, from 2013 to 2014. From 2007 to 2013 she served as the Managing Director—Real Estate & Lodging Investment Banking Group of J.P. Morgan. In that role, Ms. Whelan managed the key relationships and risk associated with public and private homebuilders, residential real estate developers and financial sponsors. From 1997 to 2007 she was employed by UBS Investment Bank as the Managing Director—Builder & Building Products Equity Analyst, Global Head of House Research. She was previously employed by Merrill Lynch as an Equity Research Associate. In 2017, Ms. Whelan joined the board of Mattamy Homes.

Tabitha Zane

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alec Covington

349,938

Robert Buck

1,831,360

Gerald Volas

3,829,250

John Peterson

1,368,820

Robert Kuhns

--

Tina Donikowski

--

Nancy Taylor

--

Dennis Archer

199,938

Carl Camden

199,938

Joseph Cantie

219,938

Mark Petrarca

214,938

Margaret Whelan

199,938

Tabitha Zane

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As Of  31 Dec 2017