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NIC Inc (EGOV.OQ)

EGOV.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harry Herington

57 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Kovzan

48 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Robert Knapp

48 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Doug Rogers

2017 Senior Vice President - Business Development

William Van Asselt

42 2016 General Counsel

Jayne Holland

53 2015 Chief Security Officer

Art Burtscher

66 2008 Lead Independent Director

Venmal Arasu

47 2015 Independent Director

Karen Evans

57 2011 Independent Director

Ross Hartley

69 1991 Independent Director

C. Brad Henry

53 2011 Independent Director

Alexander Kemper

51 2007 Independent Director

William Lyons

61 2009 Independent Director

Peter Wilson

83 1999 Independent Director

Angela Davied

Vice President -Corporate Communications and Investor Relation

Biographies

Name Description

Harry Herington

Mr. Harry H. Herington is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of NIC Inc. He was elected to the Board of Directors in October 2006. Mr. Herington served as President from May 2006 until February 2008 and as Chief Operating Officer from May 2002 until October 2006. He served as one of the Company’s directors from May 1998 to February 1999. He has also served as President of NICUSA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, since 1998 and served as a manager of various subsidiaries of NICUSA, Inc. until January 2016. In addition, Mr. Herington has held numerous positions of authority and responsibility with the Company since 1995 as well as several positions of authority with other business and government organizations, which enables him to provide valuable leadership and insight into the Company’s strategic direction. By reason of his early involvement and efforts, Mr. Herington is considered a founder of NIC as it became a national company. Mr. Herington is also involved in numerous civic and non-profit activities. Mr. Herington holds a B.S. degree from Wichita State University in Kansas and a J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.

Stephen Kovzan

Mr. Stephen M. Kovzan is the Chief Financial Officer of NIC Inc. Mr. Kovzan joined the Company in October 1999 and served as the Company’s Controller until September 2000, at which time he became the Company’s Vice President of Financial Operations and Chief Accounting Officer, serving as such until August 2007. After being appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2007, he also continued to perform the functions of Chief Accounting Officer until January 2011. Mr. Kovzan currently serves as a manager and officer of various subsidiaries of NICUSA, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kovzan served as a business assurance manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Kovzan is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Tulsa and an M.S. in business from the University of Kansas.

Robert Knapp

Mr. Robert W. Knapp, Jr., is the Chief Operating Officer of the company. From February 2009 until this appointment, he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President. Mr. Knapp joined the Company in November 1999 and has served in various management capacities, including Director of Marketing for the Company’s Indiana portal subsidiary, President and General Manager of the Company’s Kansas portal subsidiary, Regional Manager, and most recently Vice President of Portal Operations. Mr. Knapp currently serves as a manager of various subsidiaries of NICUSA, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Knapp was a director of information systems with Alltel. Mr. Knapp holds a B.S. in business administration and an M.B.A from the University of Tulsa.

Doug Rogers

Mr. Doug Rogers is Senior Vice President - Business Development of the Company. In this role, Rogers will lead the Company's national federal and state sales teams and business development efforts. He will also serve as a member of the Company's Senior Management Leadership team. For nearly 13 years, Rogers has led increasing levels of sales responsibilities at Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN), a healthcare technology company based in North Kansas City, Mo. Recently, Rogers served as the Vice President of the company's Population Health division, leading the team responsible for selling Cerner's Software-as-a-Service solutions and generating more than $200 million in new business annually.

William Van Asselt

Mr. William A. Van Asselt is General Counsel of the Company. From March 2014 until this appointment, he served as the Company’s Deputy General Counsel. Mr. Van Asselt joined the Company in June 2010 as Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Van Asselt practiced law at Lathrop & Gage LLP, and previously at Hogan Lovells in Washington D.C. where his practice focused on contract negotiations, corporate mergers & acquisitions, telecommunications law and corporate governance. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Van Asselt served as the Executive Director for the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation in Washington D.C. Mr. Van Asselt holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.

Jayne Holland

Ms. Jayne Friedland Holland, J.D., is Chief Security Officer of the Company. From December 2006 until this appointment, she served as the Company’s Chief Security Officer and Associate General Counsel. Ms. Holland joined the Company in June 2005 as Associate General Counsel of the Company. In her role as Chief Security Officer, she oversees the Company’s security management program. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Holland served as Vice President and General Counsel for ESI and began her career as a trial attorney in New Orleans. Ms. Holland holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from Newcomb College of Tulane University and a J.D. degree from Tulane University School of Law.

Art Burtscher

Mr. Art N. Burtscher is the Lead Independent Director of NIC Inc. He chairs the Audit Committee. Mr. Burtscher currently serves as President-Western Region of Westwood Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Westwood Holdings Group, LLC and a provider of trust services and a sponsor of common trust funds. He served as Senior Vice President of Westwood Trust from 2010 through 2012. Mr. Burtscher served as Chairman of McCarthy Group Advisors, L.L.C., an Omaha-based investment advisory firm, from 2004 to 2010. From 2000 to 2004, he was President of McCarthy Group Asset Management. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience, including 13 years as President of Great Western Bank, N.A. Mr. Burtscher currently serves on the boards of directors of American National Bank, Jet Linx, LLC, the Silverstone Group and Westwood Trust. Mr. Burtscher’s extensive experience in the financial services industry enables him to provide valuable contributions to the Board regarding financial, business and investment matters and to serve as the audit committee financial expert. He graduated from Fort Hays State University in Kansas with a B.S. in Business Administration and is a graduate of the School of Mortgage Banking.

Venmal Arasu

Ms. Venmal Arasu is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Arasu is currently Senior Vice President CTO-Dev of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU), which creates business and financial management solutions that help simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accountant professionals. In her role she leads an organization that builds critical platforms and services for the different business units at Intuit. Ms. Arasu previously served as the Chief Technology Officer for StubHub, Inc., the online and mobile ticketing marketplace subsidiary of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), from November 2011 to January 2016. At eBay, she also served as the Vice President of Engineering, Managed Marketplaces from 2010 to 2011, the Vice President of Engineering, Trading from 2008 to 2010, and in other positions of increasing authority from 2001 to 2008. Her responsibilities at eBay grew from her start in 2001 as a senior manager, managing a team of developers, to her position as Chief Technology Officer of StubHub, where she managed the product and engineering assets and was responsible for a global product, engineering, quality, data and technical operations team that supported StubHub’s online and mobile ticketing marketplace. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Arasu served in positions of increasing authority at numerous technology companies. She is also actively involved in civic and non-profit organizations focused on empowering women in technology. The Board relies on Ms. Arasu’s extensive experience in technology, including the areas of mobile technologies, payment processing, and the development process, in guiding the Company’s business strategy. Ms. Arasu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Pune University, in Pune, India.

Karen Evans

Ms. Karen S. Evans is an Independent Director of NIC Inc. Ms. Evans is currently the National Director of U.S. Cyber Challenge, a nationwide talent search and skills development program focused on the cyber workforce, as well as an independent consultant, providing guidance in the areas of leadership, management, and the strategic use of information technology. Ms. Evans previously served as the de facto Chief Information Officer for the United States federal government as the Administrator of the Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology (IT) at the United States Office of Management and Budget, as well as the Chief Information Officer for the United States Department of Energy and the Director of the Information Resources Management Division, Office of Justice Programs in the United States Department of Justice. Her responsibilities additionally involved information security, privacy and access to, dissemination of and preservation of government information. The Board relies upon Ms. Evans’ extensive experience in federal government and information technology in guiding the Company’s business strategy. Ms. Evans holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a Master’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University.

Ross Hartley

Mr. Ross C. Hartley is an Independent Director of the company. He became one of NIC Inc.’s directors upon its formation in 1998. Mr. Hartley also served as President of The Hartley Insurance Group, a group of independent insurance agencies in Kansas, from 1974 to 2000. Mr. Hartley retired from all active work in 2000 and since that time has managed his own investments. He served as a director of Empire District Electric Company (NYSE: EDE), a public utility located in Joplin, Missouri, until January 2017. Mr. Hartley’s extensive experience with the Company since its founding and extensive business experience enables him to provide valuable guidance to the Board in overseeing the Company’s business. Mr. Hartley holds a B.S. in mathematics from Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas and a J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.

C. Brad Henry

Governor C. Brad Henry, J.D., is an Independent Director of NIC Inc. Governor Henry is currently of counsel to the national business law firm of Spencer Fane LLP and a founding member of Henry-Adams Companies, LLC, a general and business development consulting firm. In 2010, Governor Henry was appointed by President Barack Obama to the six-member Council of Governors, which works closely with the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and other defense and national security advisors on the synchronization and integration of state and federal military services. He served as governor of the State of Oklahoma for two consecutive terms ending in 2011, the maximum allowed under Oklahoma law. Governor Henry previously served as Chairman of the Council of State Governments, the Southern Growth Policies Board, and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, and he currently serves on the boards of CFSII, Inc., the Center for Consumer Recovery, Inc., the Executive Committee of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and was a charter member of the Governors' Council of the Bipartisan Policy Center. Prior to his election as governor, he practiced law and served 10 years in the Oklahoma State Senate, chairing the Senate Judiciary Committee and serving as vice-chair of the Senate Economic Development Committee. The Board relies upon Governor Henry’s extensive experience in state government and industry in guiding the Company’s business strategy. Governor Henry holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Oklahoma and a J.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Law Review.

Alexander Kemper

Mr. Alexander C. Kemper is an Independent Director of NIC Inc. He chairs the Compensation Committee. Mr. Kemper is the chairman of the board of The Collectors Fund, a private equity fund focused on alternative asset classes, and serves as chairman and chief executive officer of C2FO, a leading provider of payment optimization technology and early cash flow delivery for corporations. He founded Perfect Commerce Inc., an application service provider for internet sourcing and procurement tools and related professional services, and served as chairman and chief executive officer from 2000 to 2006. Under his leadership, Perfect Commerce created the Open Supplier NetworkTM (OSNTM) and became the largest and fastest growing provider of on-demand supplier relationship management (SRM) technology in the United States. Before founding Perfect Commerce, Mr. Kemper was the chairman of the board and CEO of UMB Bank, N.A. and CEO of UMB Financial Corp., a NASDAQ-traded financial services company with assets of more than $10 billion. He is an active angel and venture investor and currently serves on several corporate boards, including UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: UMBF), UMB Bank, AXA Art, USA (NYSE: AXA), Sipvine and BATS Exchange, one of the largest stock and option exchanges in the world. Mr. Kemper has extensive experience in finance, banking, investment, management and board service, as well as extensive experience with technology companies, which enables him to provide valuable guidance to his fellow directors on such matters. Mr. Kemper holds a B.A. degree from Northwestern University.

William Lyons

Mr. William M. Lyons, J.D., is an Independent Director of NIC Inc. He chairs the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Lyons was president and chief executive officer of American Century Companies, Inc., a Kansas City-based investment manager, until his retirement in March 2007. Mr. Lyons joined American Century in 1987 as assistant general counsel and during his tenure also served as its general counsel, executive vice president, and chief operating officer. Mr. Lyons was named president in 1997 and chief executive officer in 2000. Mr. Lyons also served as a director of American Century Companies, Inc. and numerous investment companies affiliated with American Century Companies, Inc. While at American Century, Mr. Lyons also was a senior executive of several operating subsidiaries, including American Century Investment Management, Inc., American Century Investment Services, Inc., and American Century Services Corp. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC, and other civic and not-for-profit entities. Mr. Lyons’s leadership of American Centuries Companies, Inc. through a period of substantial growth enables him to provide valuable guidance to the Board on business strategy and financial matters. Mr. Lyons holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University and a J.D. degree from Northwestern University School of Law.

Peter Wilson

Governor Peter B. Wilson is an Independent Director of NIC Inc. Governor Wilson served as Governor of the State of California from 1991 until 1999. Prior to serving as Governor of California, Governor Wilson served in the U.S. Senate for eight years, representing the State of California from 1983 to 1991, and served as the mayor of San Diego, California from 1971 to 1983. Governor Wilson is a principal at Wilson Walsh Consulting Group, a business consulting firm. He is also of counsel to Browne George Ross LLP. Governor Wilson is also a director of The Irvine Company, and U.S. TelePacific Corp, and is a director and founder of the California Mentoring Foundation. He is a former member of the California State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and a member and Founding Chair of the Southern California Leadership Council. Governor Wilson is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and serves as a Trustee of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the Richard Nixon Foundation, and the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation. He is past Chair (current Capital Campaign Chair) of the National World War II Museum. Governor Wilson is also a former member of the Defense Policy Board (advisory to the Secretary of Defense) and the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board and formerly served on the Thomas Weisel Partners board of advisors. The Board draws upon Governor Wilson’s extensive experience inside and outside government in overseeing the Company’s business strategy and developing relationships with government partners. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his law degree from Boalt Hall (University of California at Berkeley). After graduating from Yale, Governor Wilson spent three years in the Marine Corps as an infantry officer.

Angela Davied

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Harry Herington

2,796,960

Stephen Kovzan

1,157,280

Robert Knapp

1,328,100

Doug Rogers

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William Van Asselt

500,605

Jayne Holland

883,581

Art Burtscher

152,367

Venmal Arasu

134,289

Karen Evans

136,117

Ross Hartley

128,617

C. Brad Henry

134,867

Alexander Kemper

141,117

William Lyons

138,617

Peter Wilson

134,867

Angela Davied

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As Of  31 Dec 2016