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Boot Barn Holdings Inc (BOOT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Starrett

70 2012 Chairman of the Board, Independent Director

James Conroy

48 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregory Hackman

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary

Laurie Grijalva

60 2014 Chief Merchandising Officer

Gregory Bettinelli

46 2012 Independent Director

Brad Brutocao

44 2011 Independent Director

Lisa Laube

55 2018 Independent Director

Anne MacDonald

62 2018 Independent Director

Brenda Morris

53 2014 Independent Director

Bradley Weston

53 2018 Independent Director

Brendon Frey

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Starrett

Mr. Peter M. Starrett is Chairman of the Board, Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Starrett has served as Chairman of the Board since 2012 and as a member of our board of directors since 2011. From May to November of 2012, Mr. Starrett served as our interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Starrett has over 30 years of experience in the retail industry. In 1998, Mr. Starrett founded Peter Starrett Associates, a retail advisory firm, and has served as its President since that time. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Starrett served as the President of Warner Bros. Studio Stores Worldwide, a specialty retailer. Previously, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Children's Place, a specialty clothing retailer. Prior to that, he held senior executive positions at both Federated Department Stores and May Department Stores, each a department store retailer. Mr. Starrett serves on the board of directors of Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE, FND), a retailer of hard surface flooring. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of several private companies. Previously, he was also Chairman of the Board of Pacific Sunwear, Inc., and served on the board of directors of hhgregg, Inc. Mr. Starrett received a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver and received a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University. We believe that Mr. Starrett is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive experience as an officer and director of both public and private companies in the retail industry.

James Conroy

Mr. James Grant Conroy is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining Boot Barn, Mr. Conroy was with Claire’s Stores, Inc. from 2007 to 2012 where Mr. Conroy served as Chief Operating Officer and Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer in 2012, President from 2009 to 2012 and Executive Vice President from 2007 to 2009. Before joining Claire’s Stores, Inc., Mr. Conroy was also employed by Blockbuster Entertainment Group from 1996 to 1998, Kurt Salmon Associates from 2003 to 2005 and Deloitte Consulting in various capacities. Mr. Conroy received a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing and a master’s degree in business administration from Cornell University. We believe Mr. Conroy is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his expertise in the strategic and operational aspects of the retail industry, which he has gained during his 25 years working in the industry.

Gregory Hackman

Mr. Gregory V. Hackman is Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of the Company since since January 2015. Prior to joining Boot Barn, Mr. Hackman was with Claire’s Stores, Inc. from 2008 to 2015 where Mr. Hackman served as Vice President of Finance and Global Controller. Before joining Claire’s Stores, Inc., Mr. Hackman served in a variety of financial roles, first at the May Department Stores Company, Inc. and then at Macy’s, Inc., for more than 20 years with responsibilities including financial planning, reporting and analysis, expense planning and payroll. Mr. Hackman also has experience in public accounting. Mr. Hackman received a B.S.B.A. from the University of Missouri.

Laurie Grijalva

Ms. Laurie Marie Grijalva is Chief Merchandising Officer of the Company since July 2014. From 2004 through July 2014, she was our Vice President of Buying and Merchandising. Ms. Grijalva joined Boot Barn in 1993 as Senior Merchant and has served in a variety of capacities since that time. Prior to joining Boot Barn, Ms. Grijalva was employed by LeRoy Knitted Sportswear, Grunewald Marx Apparel and Shelley’s Tall Girl Shops. Ms. Grijalva received a bachelor of arts degree in communications with an emphasis on marketing from California State University, Fullerton.

Gregory Bettinelli

Mr. Gregory M. Bettinelli is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bettinelli has over 15 years of experience in the Internet and e-commerce industries. Since January 2014, Mr. Bettinelli has been a Partner with Upfront Ventures, a venture capital firm. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Bettinelli was the Chief Marketing Officer for HauteLook, a leading online flash-sale retailer. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Bettinelli was Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Live Nation, a ticketing business. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Bettinelli held a number of leadership positions at eBay Inc., including Senior Director of Business Development at StubHub and Director of Event Tickets and Media. Mr. Bettinelli also previously served on the board of directors of hhgregg, Inc., a retailer of appliances and consumer electronics. Mr. Bettinelli received a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego and a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University. We believe that Mr. Bettinelli is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive experience in online retail marketing and e-commerce.

Brad Brutocao

Mr. Brad J. Brutocao is Independent Director of the Company. In 1997, Mr. Brutocao joined Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity investment firm and a stockholder, and, in 2008, became a partner. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Brutocao was employed by Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and Corporate Finance Department. Mr. Brutocao currently serves on the boards of directors of the parent entities of Arhaus, LLC, a home furnishings retailer, City Barbeque, a fast-casual restaurant concept, Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE, FND), a retailer of hard surface flooring, Plantation Products, LLC, a supplier of lawn and garden consumables, and Regent Holding, a supplier of home décor and accent products. Mr. Brutocao received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. We believe that Mr. Brutocao is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his experience managing investments in, and serving on the boards of, companies operating in the retail and consumer industries.

Lisa Laube

Ms. Lisa G. Laube is Independent Director of the Company. She has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE, FND) since 2012. She is responsible for merchandising, marketing, inventory and e-commerce. From 2006 to 2011, Ms. Laube was President of Party City where she was responsible for merchandising, marketing and e-commerce and prior to that she was the company's Chief Merchandising Officer. From 2002 to 2004, she was the Vice President of Merchandising for White Barn Candle Company, a division of Bath and Body Works. Prior to that, Ms. Laube worked from 1996 to 2002 at Linens 'n Things beginning as a Buyer and progressing to General Merchandising Manager. From 1988 to 1996, she was a Buyer at Macy's in the Textiles division. Ms. Laube began her career at Rich's department store in the Executive Training Program. She graduated from the Terry School of Business, University of Georgia in 1985 with a B.B.A. in Marketing. We believe that Ms. Laube is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of her extensive experience in merchandising, marketing and e-commerce.

Anne MacDonald

Ms. Anne MacDonald is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. MacDonald currently advises companies through MacDonald Marketing Consultancy, LLC. Ms. MacDonald has over 30 years of experience across marketing disciplines and industries. She spent the first 13 years of her career in the advertising industry at NW Ayer and Grey Advertising. In her capacity as Managing Director she oversaw the agency’s work for major CPG, telecommunication, airline, cosmetic, technology and financial services companies. Ms. MacDonald moved to the corporate side in 1993 as the VP Brand Management for PepsiCo’s Pizza Hut division. From 1997 to 2011, Ms. MacDonald held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at several Fortune 100 companies, including Citigroup, Macy’s and Travelers. From 2007 to 2009, Ms. MacDonald was a Partner at Rockefeller/Insight Capitalists Consulting Group. Ms. MacDonald currently serves on the board of directors of Hiscox Inc., a British specialty insurer. Ms. MacDonald previously served on the public boards of Catalina Marketing Corporation, a digital media company, stepping down when they were taken private and Rentrak Corporation, a global media measurement and research company, stepping down upon the completion of their merger with Comscore. Ms. MacDonald serves on the advisory boards of Zeotap GmbH, a telecom data analytics company, Tuckerman & Co., an e-commerce shirting company, and Chops Snacks, Inc., a premium beef jerky company. From 2014 to 2017 Ms. MacDonald worked as an advisor at Yale University’s start-up incubator, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. Ms. MacDonald received her bachelor’s degree from Boston College and an MBA from the University of Bath in England. We believe that Ms. MacDonald is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of her experience as a board member and over 30+ years of experience and insight in marketing, building enduring brands and developing and launching new products.

Brenda Morris

Ms. Brenda I. Morris is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Morris has over 30 years of experience in finance, accounting and operations roles, with over 25 years of experience in the consumer products, retail and wholesale sectors. In October 2016, Ms. Morris joined Apex Parks Group, a privately held operating company formed in 2014 acquiring 17 amusement parks and family entertainment centers since inception, as its Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Morris previously served at Hot Topic, Inc., a specialty retailer, as Senior Vice President, Finance from 2015 to October 2016. Ms. Morris previously served as Chief Financial Officer for 5.11 Inc., a tactical gear and apparel wholesaler and retailer, from 2013 to 2015, as Chief Financial Officer for Love Culture, a young women’s fashion retailer, from 2011 to 2013, and as Chief Financial Officer for Icicle Seafoods, Inc., a premium seafood processor and distributor, from 2009 to 2011. Ms. Morris was also Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of iFloor.com from 2007 to 2009, Chief Financial Officer at Zumiez Inc. from 2003 to 2007, and Director of Finance and then Vice President/Chief Financial Officer at K2 Corporation from 1999 to 2003. Ms. Morris also serves on the board of directors for Duluth Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq, DLTH) as well as on their Compensation Committee, joining their board in September 2015. Ms. Morris also serves on the advisory board of Asarasi, Inc., and she has served on the Pacific Lutheran University Board of Regents since 2011. Ms. Morris has served on several non-profit boards in various capacities, including Treasurer, and on an audit committee and a compensation committee. Ms. Morris is a CPA (inactive), Certified Management Accountant and Certified Global Management Accountant. Ms. Morris holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Pacific Lutheran University and a M.B.A. from Seattle University.

Bradley Weston

Mr. Bradley M. Weston is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Weston worked for Petco from 2011 to 2018, first as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer overseeing all merchandising activities, including buying, operations, planning and inventory, sourcing, private brand, store design, and Petco’s marketing and e-commerce, and then as Chief Executive Officer from 2016. Prior to joining Petco, Brad served as Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., Golf Galaxy and dicksportinggoods.com. Previously, Mr. Weston was Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for May Merchandising Company in St. Louis. Mr. Weston started his career as an executive trainee with Robinsons-May in Los Angeles, and eventually became Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager. Since July of 2017, Mr. Weston has served on the board of directors of National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association. Mr. Weston holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a finance and marketing emphasis from the University of California, Berkeley. We believe that Mr. Weston is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive experience in the retail industry.

Brendon Frey

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