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Echo Global Logistics Inc (ECHO.OQ)

ECHO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Waggoner

60 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David Menzel

57 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Kyle Sauers

48 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Paula Frey

2019 Chief Human Resource Officer

Samuel Skinner

80 2017 Lead Independent Director

Nelda Connors

53 2013 Independent Director

William Farrow

64 2016 Independent Director

Matthew Ferguson

52 2010 Independent Director

David Habiger

50 2012 Independent Director

Virginia Henkels

50 2018 Independent Director

Zach Jecklin

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Waggoner

Mr. Douglas R. Waggoner is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Mr. Waggoner has served as our Chief Executive Officer since December 2006 and on our Board since February 2008. In June 2015, the Board appointed Mr. Waggoner to serve as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Waggoner will serve as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board until December 31, 2019, unless such terms are otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. Since April 2015, Mr. Waggoner has also served on the board of directors of SP Plus Corporation, a provider of, among other things, professional parking, ground transportation and logistics services, and Daylight Transport, a leading expedited LTL carrier. Prior to joining Echo, Mr. Waggoner founded SelecTrans, LLC, a freight management software provider based in Chicago, Illinois. From April 2004 to December 2005, Mr. Waggoner served as the Chief Executive Officer of USF Bestway, and from January 2002 to April 2004, he served as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for US Freightways Corporation. Mr. Waggoner served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Daylight Transport from April 1999 to January 2002, Executive Vice President from October 1998 to April 1999, and Chief Information Officer from January 1998 to October 1998. From 1986 to 1998, Mr. Waggoner held a variety of positions in sales, operations, marketing and engineering at Yellow Transportation before eventually leaving the company as the Vice President of Customer Service. Mr. Waggoner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from San Diego State University. Mr. Waggoner provides the Board significant transportation industry-specific operations management and leadership experience.

David Menzel

Mr. David B. Menzel is the President, Chief Operating Officer of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Mr. Menzel has served as our President since July 2014 and as our Chief Operating Officer since October 2013 and will continue to serve in such capacities until December 31, 2019, unless such term is otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. From April 2008 to September 2013, Mr. Menzel served as our Chief Financial Officer. From May 2005 to March 2008, Mr. Menzel was the Chief Financial and Operating Officer of G2 SwitchWorks Corp., a travel technology company. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Menzel served as a managing director of Parson Consulting, a management consulting firm. Mr. Menzel served as the Chief Executive Officer of YesMail, Inc. from 2000 to 2003, and as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2000. Mr. Menzel was also the Chief Financial Officer of Campbell Software from 1994 to 1999, and worked in the Audit and Business Advisory Practice at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1985 to 1994. Mr. Menzel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Florida State University.

Kyle Sauers

Mr. Kyle L. Sauers is the Chief Financial Officer of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Mr. Sauers has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2013 and will continue to serve in such capacity until December 31, 2019, unless such term is otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. Mr. Sauers joined the company in 2011 as our Senior Vice President of Finance and Controller. Prior to Echo, Mr. Sauers was the General Manager of Varian Medical Systems’ Security & Inspection Products Division, a result of Varian’s acquisition of Bio-Imaging Research (“BIR”) where he had served on the board of directors and as Chief Financial Officer since 2005. BIR was a leading supplier of cargo screening systems and software. Prior to BIR, Mr. Sauers spent eight years at Sphere Communications, a leading VoIP software technology company, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. Before Sphere, Mr. Sauers served in various financial management positions at APAC Customer Services, a provider of outsourced customer care and acquisition services. Mr. Sauers began his career as part of the Audit and Business Advisory Practice at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he served entrepreneurial and middle market companies. Mr. Sauers graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Paula Frey

Ms. Paula Frey is Chief Human Resource Officer of the company. Prior to working at Echo, Ms. Frey worked at the Education Corporation of America as EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer. From 2008 to 2015, Ms. Frey worked at Sears Holdings Corporation in multiple roles, including Senior HR Business Partner and Vice President of Human Resources. As the Interim Chief Human Resources Officer at Sears, Ms. Frey was responsible for driving organizational culture and increasing efficiencies for the organization. From 1989 to 2008, Ms. Frey was Senior Director of Human Resources at Motorola, where she worked in Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Management. Ms. Frey is a graduate of Illinois State University and holds a B.S. in Organizational Management.

Samuel Skinner

Mr. Samuel K. Skinner is the Lead Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. MMr. Skinner has served as the Board's Lead Independent Director. Since May 2004, Mr. Skinner has been of counsel at the law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP where he is the Chair of the Chicago Governmental Affairs Practice. Mr. Skinner served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of US Freightways Corporation from July 2000 to May 2003, and from 1993 to 1998 he served as President of Commonwealth Edison Company and its holding company, Unicom Corporation. During his time at US Freightways, it was one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the country until its merger with YRC. Mr. Skinner served as the Chief of Staff to President George H.W. Bush from December 1991 to August 1992, and from 1989 to 1991, he served as the Secretary of Transportation. In 1975, he was appointed by President Gerald R. Ford as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Skinner formally served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Virgin America Airlines. He also previously served on the boards of Navigant Consulting, Inc. and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), Inc. Mr. Skinner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Skinner brings to the Board extensive leadership experience and transportation and logistics industry experience in both the public and private sectors, operations management skills and experience with corporate governance and regulatory matters, having served as the chief executive officer of a large public company and a director of several public companies for over 10 years. regulatory matters, having served as the chief executive officer of a large public company and a director of several public companies for over 10 years.

Nelda Connors

Ms. Nelda J. Connors is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Ms. Connors is the founder, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, a privately held investment firm. Since founding Pine Grove in 2011, Ms. Connors has overseen transactions representing over $300 million in enterprise value. Prior to founding Pine Grove, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore International Inc. from 2008 through 2011, formerly a division of Tyco International. Prior to joining Tyco, she served as a senior executive at Eaton Corporation, Ford Motor Company and Chrysler Corporation in various global business leadership and P&L roles. Ms. Connors is a director of Boston Scientific, Delphi Technologies and Enersys Corporation. She previously served on the boards of Blount International, Vesuvius, Clarcor Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She also served as a panelist for the Department of Justice's Takata airbag investigation. Ms. Connors holds both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton, with post-graduate studies at the University of Tokyo in International Finance and Economics. Ms. Connors brings to the Board broad experience in the areas of operations, financial management and business strategy.

William Farrow

Mr. William M. Farrow, III., is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Mr. Farrow is the co-founder and retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Urban Partnership Bank, a community development financial institution created in 2010 to help prevent financial devastation in moderate income communities in Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland. Mr. Farrow currently serves on the boards of WEC Energy Group, CoBank, the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Northshore University HealthSystem. From 2013-2018, Mr. Farrow served as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Systems Operations Committee. In 2001, Mr. Farrow joined the Chicago Board of Trade as Executive Vice President, CIO and member of the Office of the President. From 1986 to 2001, Mr. Farrow held multiple senior positions at the First National Bank of Chicago, including Head of Treasury Management Sales. In 1979, Mr. Farrow was a consultant for Arthur Anderson & Company. Mr. Farrow received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Augustana College and his Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Mr. Farrow brings to the Board extensive leadership and management experience as well as experience in financial management strategy.

Matthew Ferguson

Mr. Matthew Wagner Ferguson is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Mr. Ferguson has served on our Board since February 2010. From June 2004 to September 2018, Mr. Ferguson served as the Chief Executive Officer of CareerBuilder.com, an online recruiting service, and as its Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Ferguson is a partner at Woodington Management, LLC, a real estate management company. He is also Chairman of the Board of DataClover, a company that offers customer service technology for the auto industry. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University. Mr. Ferguson brings to the Board extensive leadership experience, operations management skills and experience with corporate governance and regulatory matters, having served as chief executive officer of a large global company and its partnership with several publicly-held entities.

David Habiger

Mr. David C. Habiger is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Mr. Habiger has served on our Board since December 2012. Mr. Habiger has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of J.D. Power since March 2018. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Textura Corporation from April 2015 to June 2016. From June 2011 to July 2012, Mr. Habiger served as the Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group Ltd. until it was acquired by Cisco Systems. Mr. Habiger served in various roles at Sonic Solutions, a digital media software company, from February 1993 to February 2011, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer from September 2005 to February 2011. Mr. Habiger is a director of Control4, GrubHub, Xperi and Stamps.com, and is a trustee of Rush University Medical Center. Previously, Mr. Habiger was a director for Enova, Immersion, DTS, RealD and Textura. Mr. Habiger received his Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Norbert College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, a Senior Advisor to Silver Lake Partners and a Venture Partner at the Pritzker Group. Mr. Habiger brings to the Board extensive leadership and management experience, having served as the chief executive officer of two public companies, as well as public company board experience.

Virginia Henkels

Ms. Virginia L. Henkels is Independent Director of the Company. She has served on our Board since September 2018. From 2008 to 2017, Ms. Henkels served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Swift Transportation Company, a then-publicly traded transportation services company, where she led numerous capital market transactions including its 2010 initial public offering. From 2004 to 2008, she also held various finance and accounting leadership positions with increasing responsibilities at Swift Transportation and from 1990 to 2002 at Honeywell International, Inc., a worldwide diversified technology and manufacturing leader, including an expatriate international assignment. Since 2017, Ms. Henkels, has served as a director and member of the Audit and Compensation Committees of LCI Industries and as a director of Viad Corp. Ms. Henkels holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Arizona. Ms. Henkels is currently a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Women’s Corporate Director organizations. Ms. Henkels is a former Certified Public Accountant and brings to the Board extensive experience in finance, accounting, capital markets, and investor relations as well as experience in strategy development, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, audit, corporate culture, and corporate governance.

Zach Jecklin

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Douglas Waggoner

5,552,010

David Menzel

2,887,130

Kyle Sauers

2,334,710

Paula Frey

--

Samuel Skinner

195,009

Nelda Connors

180,009

William Farrow

90,764

Matthew Ferguson

185,009

David Habiger

185,009

Virginia Henkels

--

Zach Jecklin

--
As Of  31 Dec 2018

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