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First Busey Corp (BUSE.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregory Lykins

70 2009 Chairman of the Board

Van Dukeman

59 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robin Elliott

41 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Curt Anderson

62 2016 President and Chief Executive Officer of Busey Wealth Management

Christopher Shroyer

52 2010 President and Chief Executive Officer of Busey Bank

Jennifer Simons

58 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Accounting Officer

Amy Randolph

43 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Brand Officer

Howard Mooney

53 2014 Chief Information Officer; President and Chief Executive Officer of FirsTech, Inc.

Barbara Harrington

58 2010 Chief Risk Officer

John Powers

62 2011 General Counsel of First Busey

Robert Plecki

57 2016 Chief Credit Officer

David Downey

76 2016 Lead Independent Director

Joseph Ambrose

60 1993 Independent Director

George Barr

63 2017 Independent Director

Stanley Bradshaw

60 2016 Independent Director

Stephen King

55 2013 Independent Director

August Meyer

80 1962 Independent Director

George Shapland

87 1994 Independent Director

Thomas Sloan

69 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gregory Lykins

Mr. Gregory B. Lykins is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Lykins is Chairman of First Busey and a director of Busey Bank and Busey Wealth Management, Inc. Mr. Lykins served as the Chairman of Main Street Trust, Inc. prior to its merger in 2007 with First Busey. Mr. Lykins is also co-founder of Armory Capital, LLC, a family office investment company that invests in private enterprises in multiple industries, and serves on the boards of directors of several of its portfolio companies.

Van Dukeman

Mr. Van A. Dukeman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as a Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of First Busey since August 2007. Effective February 28, 2009 through March 31, 2010, Mr. Dukeman also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Busey Bank. Prior to August 2007, Mr. Dukeman served as a Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of Main Street Trust, Inc. (“Main Street Trust”) until its merger with First Busey.

Robin Elliott

Mr. Robin N. Elliott is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer of First Busey in February 2016. He will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer of First Busey, which he has served since January 1, 2014, as the Company conducts a search to name a new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Elliott had previously served as Director of the Business Banking Group of Busey Bank since November 2011. Prior to that appointment, he had served as Director of Finance & Treasury since joining the organization in 2006.

Curt Anderson

Mr. Curt A. Anderson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Busey Wealth Management, a subsidiary of the Company. Prior to that appointment, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Busey Wealth Management in February 2016. Prior to that appointment, he had served as Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Busey Wealth Management since 2007.

Christopher Shroyer

Mr. Christopher M. Shroyer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Busey Bank, a subsidiary of the Company. he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Busey Bank since March 2010, prior to which he had served as Executive Vice President of our East Region since early 2009. Prior to 2009, he served as Executive Vice President of our Decatur market following First Busey’s merger with Main Street Trust in 2007, and, prior to the merger, had served as Executive Vice President of Main Street Bank & Trust Commercial Banking since 2004.

Jennifer Simons

Ms. Jennifer L. Simons is appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the company effective December 8, 2017. Ms. Simons previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Florida Community Bank, National Association ("FCB"), a bank with over $10 billion in assets headquartered in Weston, Florida, from January 2016 to August 2017, prior to which she served as Chief Accounting Officer from April 2015 to January 2016, and Director of Acquired Assets from December 2014 to April 2015. Prior to joining FCB, Ms. Simons was a Vice President and Senior Finance Manager at PNC Bank, National Association, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from March 2010 to December 2014. In that capacity, she was responsible for accounting, regulatory, and finance matters. Ms. Simons is a graduate of University of Wisconsin Madison, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

Amy Randolph

Mrs. Amy L. Randolph is Executive Vice President, Chief Brand Officer of the Company. She was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer in March 2014. Prior to that appointment, she served as Senior Vice President of Growth Strategies since 2008.

Howard Mooney

Mr. Howard F. Mooney, II is Chief Information Officer; President and Chief Executive Officer of FirsTech, Inc. of the Company. In addition, Mr. Mooney has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FirsTech Inc., our payment processing subsidiary, since 2000. In addition, Mr. Mooney has served as Chief Information Officer of First Busey since January 1, 2014. Prior to our August 2007 merger, FirsTech was a subsidiary of Main Street Trust.

Barbara Harrington

Mrs. Barbara J. Harrington is Chief Risk Officer of the Company. She has served as Chief Risk Officer of First Busey since March 2010, prior to which she had served as Chief Financial Officer of First Busey since March 1999. She also served as Controller and Senior Vice President of Busey Bank from December 1994 to March 1999, and has served in various financial and accounting positions since joining the organization in 1991.

John Powers

Mr. John J. Powers is General Counsel of First Busey of the Company. Prior to that, he has served as General Counsel of First Busey since December 2011. Prior to that, he was a shareholder of Meyer Capel, P.C., a law firm based in Champaign, Illinois, since 1998.

Robert Plecki

Mr. Robert F. Plecki, Jr. is Chief Credit Officer of the Company. He has served as Chief Credit Officer of First Busey since March 2010. Mr. Plecki previously served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Busey Wealth Management from October 2013 until February 2016 and Chief Operating Officer of First Busey from October 2012 until February 2016. Prior to March 2010, he had served as Executive Vice President of our southwest Florida market since early 2009. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President of our Champaign-Urbana market following First Busey’s merger with Main Street Trust in 2007, and, prior to the merger, had served as President of Main Street Bank & Trust Retail Banking since 2004.

David Downey

Mr. David J. Downey is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Downey to be a qualified candidate for service on the board, Executive Management Compensation and Succession Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee due to his business and financial expertise acquired as the founder and long-time president of a prominent business in the Champaign-Urbana community. Mr. Downey's firm provides estate planning, wealth transfer and executive compensation services, which gives him specialized knowledge particularly relevant to his service on the Executive Management Compensation and Succession Committee. His specialized knowledge also is particularly relevant to First Busey's wealth management business.

Joseph Ambrose

Mr. Joseph M. Ambrose is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ambrose is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Hobby, LLC, a global developer, distributor and retailer of radio control products in Champaign, Illinois. We have determined that Mr. Ambrose is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. Ambrose to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and Executive Management Compensation and Succession Committee due to his business and financial expertise acquired as a senior executive officer of a prominent global business headquartered in the Champaign-Urbana community.

George Barr

Mr. George Barr serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Barr is an attorney at the law firm of George Barr & Associates, and president and owner of The Barr Group, P.C., a real estate management and development company. Mr. Barr served as director and Chairman of the Board of First Community Financial Partners, Inc. prior to its merger with First Busey in 2017. We have determined that Mr. Barr is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. Barr to be a qualified candidate for service on the board due to his extensive legal and business experience. Mr. Barr's involvement with numerous local commercial, industrial, apartment, residential and entertainment real estate development projects provide him and the board with a detailed knowledge of the real estate markets in the areas of Northern Illinois in which the bank operates and provides loans.

Stanley Bradshaw

Mr. Stanley J. Bradshaw is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bradshaw is a principal of Bradshaw Capital Management, LLC, an asset management and advisory firm serving institutional investors and eleemosynary organizations. Mr. Bradshaw served as Chairman of the Board of Pulaski Financial Corp. prior to its merger with First Busey in 2016. We have determined that Mr. Bradshaw is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. Bradshaw to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee due to his extensive experience with banks as the former Chairman of the Board of Pulaski Financial Corp. and as a private investor who provides the board with important insight into the financial markets and valuation issues, as well as insight into stockholder perspectives.

Stephen King

Mr. Stephen V. King is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. King is a founding partner of Prairie Capital, L.P., a private equity firm. Mr. King also serves on the boards of directors of several of Prairie Capital's portfolio companies across a variety of industries. We have determined that Mr. King is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. King to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and Executive Management Compensation and Succession Committee due to his business and financial expertise acquired through his experience as a founding partner and managing member of a private equity firm, as well as due to his experience and knowledge gained as a member of the boards of directors of several of his firm's portfolio companies, which operate in a variety of industries.

August Meyer

Mr. August C. Meyer, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Meyer is Chairman of Midwest Television, Inc., an owner of television stations, and co-founder of Armory Capital, LLC, a family office investment company that invests in private enterprises in multiple industries. We have determined that Mr. Meyer is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. Meyer to be a qualified candidate for service on the board and Executive Management Compensation and Succession Committee due to his extensive business and financial expertise acquired through involvement and service with a variety of successful business ventures and because of his prominence in the Champaign-Urbana community. His business experience includes being an owner, director, President and now Chairman of Midwest Television, Inc., a successful owner of television and radio stations, and a founder and former partner of Meyer Capel, one of the largest law firms in Central Illinois. Most recently, Mr. Meyer co-founded Armory Capital, LLC, a family office investment company that invests in private enterprises in multiple industries. Mr. Meyer has been a major stockholder of First Busey and, prior to the merger of First Busey and Main Street Trust, Inc. in 2007, of Main Street Trust, Inc. and its predecessors since the 1960s.

George Shapland

Mr. George T. Shapland is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Shapland is President of Shapland Management Co., a real estate management company. We have determined that Mr. Shapland is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. Shapland to be a qualified candidate for service on the board, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Audit Committee due to his extensive business and financial expertise acquired through founding and operating a successful commercial real estate business headquartered in the Champaign-Urbana community and through other successful business ventures.

Thomas Sloan

Mr. Thomas G. Sloan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sloan is Chief Executive Officer of Sloan Implement Company, an operator of John Deere dealerships. Mr. Sloan served as a director of Busey Bank from 2007 until his appointment to the First Busey board in 2010. Prior to 2007, he served on the Main Street Trust, Inc. board and audit committee. We have determined that Mr. Sloan is "independent" under the rules of Nasdaq. Mr. Sloan to be a qualified candidate for service on the board, Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee due to his skills and expertise acquired as the Chief Executive Officer of a successful Midwest business headquartered in Assumption, Illinois, as well as his intimate familiarity with First Busey's operations acquired as a director of Busey Bank and First Busey since 2007 and 2010, respectively, and of Main Street Trust Inc. prior to its merger with First Busey in 2007.

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