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Escalade Inc (ESCA.OQ)

ESCA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Fetherman

57 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Wawrin

41 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Richard Baalmann

55 2006 Independent Director

George Savitsky

76 2004 Independent Director

Richard White

63 2004 Independent Director

Edward Williams

71 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Fetherman

Mr. David L. Fetherman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Escalade, Incorporated. He has served as President, Escalade Sports since April, 2012, and he will continue in that role in addition to being Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Fetherman previously served as Vice President, Sales, Escalade Sports since October, 2007.

Stephen Wawrin

Stephen R. Wawrin is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company., effective December 27, 2014. Since 2008, Mr. Wawrin has served as Vice President –Finance and Administration for Escalade’s Sporting Goods business. Prior to that, he practiced public accounting with BKD, LLP (1999–2005) in the Evansville area. Effective as of the first day of the Company’s 2015 fiscal year, Mr. Wawrin was promoted to become the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Finance, and Secretary.

Richard Baalmann

Mr. Richard F. Baalmann, Jr., is Independent Director of Escalade Inc. He has been President of Bramm Inc., and related companies which operate ACE Hardware stores in the St. Louis, Missouri area (since 1988).Our Board concluded that Mr. Baalmann is qualified to serve as a board member because of his 20+ year career in retail marketing and his experience having served on the Board of Ace Hardware Corporation where he acted as Chairman of the Audit and Supply Committees. During 1999-2008, Mr. Baalmann also served on the Nominating and Governance, Executive and Compensation Committees for Ace Hardware Corporation, where he has gained experience in GAAP and SEC compliance compensation policies and company strategic planning. He is considered an audit committee financial expert under SEC rules. Mr. Baalmann serves on the Company’s compensation committee, and he joined the Company’s Audit Committee in 2010.

George Savitsky

Mr. George Savitsky is Independent Director of Escalade, Inc. He is Founder and President of Savitsky, Satin & Bacon, a business management company specializing in managing the financial affairs of people in the entertainment industry (since 1990). Prior to founding Savitsky, Satin and Bacon, Mr. Savitsky, a Certified Public Accountant, was a partner in Laventhol and Horwath (1983-1990), a business manager for Plant and Cohen & Company (1978-1983), President of a wholly owned subsidiary of Ideal Toy Corp. (1973-1978), Controller and then Marketing Vice President of Tensor Corporation (1964-1973), and practicing Certified Public Accountant (1961-1964).

Richard White

Mr. Richard D. White is Independent Director of Escalade Inc. He is Managing Director and head of the Private Equity and Special Products Department at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., a leading investment bank and full service investment firm (since 2004). Founder and President of Aeolus Capital Group, LLC, an investment management company (2002-2004). Managing Director of CIBC Capital Partners, the private equity merchant banking division of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (1997-2002), successor by acquisition to Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. Managing Director of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. (1985-1997). Managing Director and Partner of Ardshiel, Inc., a private equity firm (1981-1985). Consultant in the Management Consulting Services department of Coopers & Lybrand (1978-1981).

Edward Williams

Mr. Edward E. Williams is Independent Director of Escalade Inc. He is Founder and President of Ballast Tools, Incorporated, a manufacturer of railway track maintenance equipment with locations in U.S., Canada and England and worldwide distribution (since 1985). Vice President of Good Earth Tools, Inc., a specialty manufacturer of tungsten carbide protected wear parts located in Crystal City, Missouri (since 1984). Founder and President of Ever Extruder, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of high production food processing equipment (since 2007).

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