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Entegra Financial Corp (ENFC.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Fred Jones

50 Independent Chairman of the Board

Roger Plemens

59 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Bright

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ryan Scaggs

40 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Laura Clark

44 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Carolyn Huscusson

63 Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer

Bobby Sanders

35 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Administration Officer

Marcia Ringle

59 Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary

Craig Fowler

2016 Director

Ronald Beale

59 2002 Independent Director

Louis Buck

66 2014 Independent Director

Adam Burrell

45 2010 Independent Director

Charles Edwards

54 2014 Independent Director

Jim Garner

62 2006 Independent Director

Stan Jeffress

72 2013 Independent Director

Douglas Kroske

64 2017 Independent Director

Beverly Mason

63 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Fred Jones

Mr. Fred H. Jones is Independent Chairman of the Board of Entegra Financial Corp. He is President of Jones, Key, Melvin & Patton, P.A., a Franklin, North Carolina based law firm founded by his great-grandfather in 1878. Jones was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1987). He has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Angel Medical Center, and on the Boards of Directors of the Rabun Gap Nacoochee School, the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce, Macon County Habitat for Humanity, and the Little Tennessee Watershed Association. Mr. Jones’ great-uncle was a founder of the Bank. We believe that Mr. Jones’ prior experience as a director well qualifies him to serve as one of our directors.

Roger Plemens

Mr. Roger D. Plemens is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Entegra Financial Corp. Mr. Plemens, who became President and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and the Bank in 2004, has served the Bank in various capacities, including mortgage officer, manager of mortgage lending, and Chief Lending Officer since joining the Bank in 1978. Mr. Plemens has 33 years of banking experience. Mr. Plemens previously served on the Board of Trustees of Angel Medical Center and currently serves on various boards within the banking industry and the local community, including, The North Carolina Bankers Association, Western Carolina University Foundation, and Macon County Economic Development Commission.

David Bright

Mr. David A. Bright, CPA is a Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Entegra Financial Corp. Mr. Bright is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting areas. Prior to joining us in September of 2013, Mr. Bright was a Partner with KPMG LLP, specialized in the Financial Services industry. Mr. Bright joined KPMG LLP in 1992 and served in various capacities in the Greenville, South Carolina; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offices during his 21-year career. His experience includes working with a variety of community, regional and global banks as well as investment funds, insurance companies and broker dealers. Mr. Bright holds a current CPA license in Pennsylvania, and inactive licenses in South Carolina, Virginia, New York and New Jersey. Mr. Bright has 22 years of banking experience.

Ryan Scaggs

Mr. Ryan M. Scaggs is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Entegra Financial Corp. Mr. Scaggs is responsible for our deposit operations, facilities, human resources, information technology, internal loan review, and treasury departments. Prior to assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer in February of 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer since December of 2008, and Controller since February of 2006. Prior to joining the Bank, he was employed in various finance and accounting roles at Wachovia Bank and Bank of America. Mr. Scaggs has 16 years of banking experience.

Laura Clark

Ms. Laura W. Clark is a Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Entegra Financial Corp. Ms. Clark oversees the internal audit and compliance functions of the Bank and works closely with the Chief Technology Officer, Chief Credit Administration Officer, Security Officer and other Executive Management members to ensure appropriate risk management strategies are employed throughout the Bank to avoid, control, retain, or transfer identified risk exposures. She serves on the ALCO, Technology, Business Continuity, Vendor Management and Compliance Committees of the Bank. Prior to her appointment as Chief Risk Officer in February of 2013, she served as the Bank’s Compliance Officer since 2001. Ms. Clark has 21 years of banking experience.

Carolyn Huscusson

Ms. Carolyn H. Huscusson is Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer of Entegra Financial Corp. Ms. Huscusson is responsible for overseeing the operation of the company's branch office network, as well as the marketing department. Prior to joining the Bank in 1997, she was City Executive and Vice President at First Citizens Bank. Ms. Huscusson has 36 years of banking experience.

Bobby Sanders

Mr. Bobby D. Sanders II is an Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Administration Officer of Entegra Financial Corp. Mr. Sanders is responsible for commercial credit administration, residential mortgage loan underwriting and processing, consumer loan administration, loan operations, special assets, and collections. Prior to assuming his current role in February of 2013, he served as Director of Commercial Lending since July of 2009, and Commercial Credit Administrator since August of 2008. Mr. Sanders has managed the Bank’s commercial credit departments continuously since 2006, except for a short period of time during which he served as an Area Commercial Lending Officer. He has been the primary liaison between the Bank and the banking regulators on all lending and credit quality matters since 2009. Mr. Sanders has obtained Credit Risk Certification from the Risk Management Association (RMA). Mr. Sanders has 10 years of banking experience.

Marcia Ringle

Ms. Marcia J. Ringle is Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Entegra Financial Corp. Ms. Ringle is a member of our Executive Committee and serves on the Bank’s Information Technology Committee. She has 27 years of experience in banking, primarily in retail and administration, and has been with the Bank since 1988.

Craig Fowler

Mr. Craig A. Fowler is Director of the Company. Fowler is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Western Carolina University (WCU), a campus in the University of North Carolina system, with an enrollment of over 10,000 students. As a member of WCU’s senior management team, he oversees an annual IT budget of over $9 million and a staff of 82 and 23 full time equivalent student and hourly workers. He also has over 25 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies including as Vice President of IT at Corning Cable Systems, Director of Information Technology Operations Center for Dell Computer Corp, Senior Director at Raytheon Company, and Business CIO for Texas Instruments Defense Systems and Electronics Group. In 2004, with reappointments in 2007 and 2010, Fowler was appointed by Governors Mike Easley and Beverly Purdue as a Commissioner to the e-NC Authority, which was a state effort to link all North Carolinians to the Internet. Fowler was also a member of the Board of Directors of the NC Technology Association from 2002 to 2009.

Ronald Beale

Mr. Ronald D. Beale is Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp. since 2002. He is President of Beale Construction, Inc., a construction firm based in Franklin, North Carolina, which has been in business since 1980. He is also President of LeRon, LLC, which owns and operates a variety of storage units and a convenience store in Franklin, North Carolina. Mr. Beale was elected as a County Commissioner for Macon County in 2005, and was re-elected in 2010. He is a member and past President of The Franklin Daybreak Rotary Club. He is President Elect of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners. Mr. Beale was also selected as “Commissioner of the Year in North Carolina” for 2013. We believe that Mr. Beale’s business experience as well as his involvement in the community in which we conduct our business, well qualify him to serve as one of our directors.

Louis Buck

Mr. Louis E. Buck, Jr. is an Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp. Previously he was the Wesley Elingburg Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation and the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) in the College of Business at Western Carolina University. Dr. Buck has been a member of our Board and Bank Board since 2012. Dr. Buck has more than 25 years of business experience in the areas of finance, accounting, risk management and information systems. His last industry position was that of Chief Financial Officer for the competitive businesses of Consolidated Edison, Inc. in New York. He had served as the senior director of the Business Solutions practice for Walker Interactive Systems, Inc., the Chief Accounting Officer for Entergy Corporation, Chief Financial Officer for the North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation and in various management capacities at TXU Corporation. He has a B.S. degree from the United States Naval Academy, an MBA from the University of Houston / CLC and a Ph. D. (Finance) from Texas A&M University.

Adam Burrell

Dr. Adam W. Burrell, M.D, is Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp. since 2010. He is a Board Certified Family Physician currently practicing in Franklin, North Carolina. Dr. Burrell has been a member of our Board and Bank Board since 2010. He has a B.S. degree from Wake Forest University and a M.D. degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Family Medicine, Dr. Burrell completed a Fellowship in Obstetrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has served as Chief of Staff for Angel Medical Center and is involved in numerous community activities including coaching youth basketball.

Charles Edwards

Mr. Charles M. Edwards is an Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp. He is President and founder of C. Edwards Group, Inc., which has owned and operated several McDonald’s restaurant franchises for over 15 years throughout Henderson, Transylvania and Haywood Counties. Mr. Edwards is the managing member of Better Property Solutions, LLC and Wilson-Edwards Holdings, LLC, real estate management and holdings companies formed in 2006. Prior to starting his own companies, he served with McDonald’s Corporation as a consultant to hundreds of small business owners, providing expertise in franchising, finance, operations, marketing, human resources, and site development. He has served as President of McDonald’s Owner’s Advertising Association and currently serves as Government Relations Chairperson to the Association, representing over 700 restaurants nationwide. Mr. Edwards is heavily involved in the communities served by his businesses, having served as Chairman of the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the board of the Henderson County Community Foundation, and is active in the Hendersonville Rotary Club. We believe his business experience and strong sense community qualifies him to serve as one of our directors.

Jim Garner

Mr. Jim M. Garner is Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp. since 2006. He is an owner and a manager of The Wayah Agency, Inc., an independent insurance agency based in Franklin, North Carolina. Mr. Garner has been an independent insurance agent for 30 years, managing a variety of commercial and personal accounts as well as serving as a partner in various real estate investments. We believe that Mr. Garner’s business experience and his connections within our business community well qualify him to serve as one of our directors.

Stan Jeffress

Mr. Stan M. Jeffress is no longer Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp., effective December 31, 2017. He is our former Chief Financial Officer and a retired Certified Public Accountant who was licensed in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky. He has experience in both national and regional public accounting firms as well as in industry and banking. His most recent experience before retirement in 2009 was 16 years of service as Chief Financial Officer of the Bank. We believe that Mr. Jeffress’ financial experience and background, as well as his knowledge of our operations, well qualify him to serve as one of our directors.

Douglas Kroske

Mr. Douglas W. Kroske is Independent Director of the company. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a private investor following a 34 year career with Liberty Life Insurance Company/RBC Liberty Insurance. He started his history with Liberty Life Insurance Company as a Securities Analyst, then became a Portfolio Manager and was named President of Liberty Capital Advisors (an SEC registered investment advisory firm) in 1987. After an acquisition by the Royal Bank of Canada in 1999, Mr. Kroske became Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of RBC Liberty Insurance where his duties included the oversight of all investments. He remained in that role until RBC Liberty Insurance was sold in 2011.

Beverly Mason

Ms. Beverly W. Mason is Independent Director of Entegra Financial Corp. She is an owner and a broker of Lamplighter Realty, Inc. of Franklin, North Carolina. From April 2001 through June 2010, she was a co-owner and manager of WNC Investments, LLC, a rental real estate business. Ms. Mason has served as president of the Board of Realtors and has served as a member of a number of community boards including the County Board, the County Economic Development and the Board of Adjustments. We believe that Ms. Mason’s business and management experience, as well as her knowledge of the residential and commercial real estate industry in the community in which we operate, well qualify her to serve as a one of our directors.