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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lee Foster

71 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Bauer

59 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Maloney

50 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

John Kasel

52 2017 Senior Vice President - Rail and Construction

Todd James

2018 Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Brian Kelly

58 2012 Vice President - Human Resources and Administration

Patrick Guinee

48 2014 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Gregory Lippard

49 2017 Vice President - Rail Sales, Products, Services

William Treacy

58 2017 Vice President - Tubular and Energy Services

Dirk Junge

69 2015 Independent Director

Diane Owen

62 2002 Independent Director

Robert Purgason

62 2014 Independent Director

William Rackoff

69 1996 Independent Director

Suzanne Rowland

56 2008 Independent Director

Bradley Vizi

34 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lee Foster

Mr. Lee B. Foster II is Chairman of the Board of L. B. Foster Co. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 1990 until he resigned from such office in January 2002, while remaining a Company employee until May 2008. Mr. Foster is a director of Wabtec Corporation, which manufactures components for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles and provides aftermarket services. We believe that Mr. Foster is qualified to serve as a director because of his history with the Company and his knowledge of the Company's current businesses, and his corporate governance experience as a member of another public company’s board of directors. In addition, Mr. Foster's experience with other companies brings additional insight to a variety of our business issues.

Robert Bauer

Mr. Robert P. Bauer is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Bauer served as President of Emerson Climate Technologies, Refrigeration Division, a business segment of Emerson Electric Co., a diversified global manufacturing and technology company, (“Emerson”) from June 2011 to February 2012. He also served as President of Emerson Network Power, Liebert Division, from January 2002 through May 2011. Mr. Bauer spent a total of 17 years with Emerson in various senior management positions and became a Group Vice President, Emerson in 2004. Prior to Emerson, he held management positions with Rockwell Automation and Westinghouse Electric. We believe that Mr. Bauer is qualified to serve as a director because of his vast experience in global manufacturing, worldwide marketing, and new product development. He also has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning including investments in new technologies.

James Maloney

Mr. James P. Maloney is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of First Insight, Inc., a privately-held enterprise providing consumer data to retailers and brands to assist in the design, selection, pricing, and marketing of products, since February 3, 2014. Prior to First Insight, Mr. Maloney was employed by H.J. Heinz Company from 2005 to 2014, last serving as Vice President – Global Financial Planning and Supply Chain Finance from 2012 to 2014, where he managed strategic and annual operating plans, monthly forecasts, and also the capital expenditure process; developed restructuring programs; was responsible for supply chain strategic decisions and commodity-hedging strategy; and oversaw general and financial accounting. Mr. Maloney holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Clarion University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

John Kasel

Mr. John F. Kasel is the Senior Vice President - Rail and Construction of the Company. Mr. Kasel was elected Senior Vice President - Rail and Construction in September 2017, having previously served as Senior Vice President - Rail Products and Services since 2012, Senior Vice President - Operations and Manufacturing since 2005, and Vice President - Operations and Manufacturing since 2003. Mr. Kasel served as Vice President of Operations for Mammoth, Inc., a Nortek company from 2000 to 2003.

Todd James

Mr. Todd M. James is the Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He most recently served as Senior Director, Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting, at EQT Corporation and, prior to its merger with EQT Corporation, Rice Energy Inc., which companies are engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquid properties, from December 2014 to February 2018. In such capacity, Mr. James was responsible for leading technical accounting and external financial reporting departments, ensuring appropriate accounting treatment of complex accounting transactions, and meeting regulatory filing requirements. Prior to EQT/Rice, Mr. James was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, from August 2005 to November 2014, last serving as Senior Manager, Assurance, where he handled overall execution of the audit process in accordance with SEC, PCAOB, and AICPA requirements. Mr. James is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Master’s Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation, and Master’s Degree in Public Accountancy from West Virginia University.

Brian Kelly

Mr. Brian H. Kelly is the Vice President - Human Resources and Administration of the Company. Mr. Kelly was elected Vice President — Human Resources and Administration in August 2012 having previously served as Vice President, Human Resources since October 2006 after joining the organization in September 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kelly headed Human Resources for 84 Lumber Company from June 2004. Previously, he served as a Director of Human Resources for American Greetings Corp. from June 1994 to June 2004, and he began his career with Nabisco in 1984, serving in progressively responsible generalist human resources positions in both plants and headquarters.

Patrick Guinee

Mr. Patrick J. Guinee is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of L. B. Foster Co. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Guinee was elected Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in February 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Guinee served as Vice President — Securities & Corporate and Assistant Secretary at Education Management Corporation from July 2013 to February 2014, and was employed by H. J. Heinz Company from November 1997 to June 2013, last serving as Vice President — Corporate Governance & Securities and Assistant Secretary. He began his career as an attorney in private practice in Pittsburgh, PA in 1994.

Gregory Lippard

Mr. Gregory W. Lippard is the Vice President - Rail Sales, Products, Services of the Company. Mr. Lippard was elected Vice President - Rail Sales and Products and Services in September 2017, having previously served as Vice President - Rail Product Sales since 2000. Prior to re-joining the Company in 2000, Mr. Lippard served as Vice President - International Trading for Tube City, Inc. from 1998. Mr. Lippard served in various other capacities with the Company since his initial employment in 1991.

William Treacy

Mr. William F. Treacy is the Vice President - Tubular and Energy Services of the Company. Mr. Treacy was elected Vice President - Tubular and Energy Services in September 2017, having previously served as Director of Technology and General Manager, Transit Products within the Rail Products and Services segment since 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Treacy served as Interim President of Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Treacy previously served as General Manager, Crane Vending Solutions for Crane Co. from 2009 to 2011 and was employed by Parker Hannifin from 2000 to 2009, last serving as Vice President of Operations Development.

Dirk Junge

Mr. Dirk Junge is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since 2015. He is the Chairman of Pitcairn Company, a private Pitcairn family holding company, and Pitcairn Trust Company, a Pennsylvania state-chartered trust company, since 1991. Until 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Pitcairn, a recognized global leader in the specialized family office marketplace and has overseen investments in oil and gas and drilling partnerships. Since 2000, he has served as a director of Paramount Resources, Ltd., a public Canadian energy company, with assignments on the corporate governance committee since 2003 and the environmental, health & safety committee since 2011. In 2013, he joined the Board of Directors of Freeman Company, a privately-held company and a leader in face-to-face marketing and currently serves as the Chairman of its compensation committee. Mr. Jungé is also a credentialed Chartered Financial Analyst. We believe that Mr. Jungé is qualified to serve as a director because of his years of business experience, including in the energy sector and in public and private enterprises, as well as his familiarity with strategic planning, risk management, compensation, finance, and governance matters, which enable him to make a valuable contribution to the Board’s business and compliance oversight functions.

Diane Owen

Ms. Diane B. Owen is an Independent Director of the Company. Since June 2014, she has served as an independent Board Member and Internal Control Committee Chair of Elliott Group Holdings, a subsidiary of Ebara Corporation, an international company that manufactures and services industrial equipment. She was Senior Vice President – Corporate Audit of H.J. Heinz Company, an international food company, from May 2010 to June 2013 and was Vice President - Corporate Audit of H.J. Heinz Company from April 2000 to May 2010. We believe that Ms. Owen is qualified to serve as a director of the Company due to her over 30 years of business experience, particularly in accounting and finance. Ms. Owen plays a critical role as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as the Board's audit committee financial expert. In addition, Ms. Owen's extensive international business experience enables her to provide valuable insights as the Company seeks international growth.

Robert Purgason

Mr. Robert S. Purgason is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been Senior Vice President of The Williams Companies (“Williams”) since January 1, 2015, leading the Williams operating area that encompass the assets and operations of Access Midstream, including natural gas gathering and processing. Mr. Purgason is currently a director of Access Midstream Partners, and served as Chief Operating Officer of the general partner of Access Midstream from 2012 to 2015. Prior to joining Access Midstream, Mr. Purgason spent five years at Crosstex Energy Services, L.P. and was promoted to Senior Vice President-Chief Operating Officer in November 2006. Prior to Crosstex, Mr. Purgason spent 19 years with The Williams Companies in various senior business development and operational roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Purgason began his career at Perry Gas Companies in Odessa, Texas working in all facets of the natural gas treating business. Mr. Purgason’s extensive experience in, and keen understanding of, the energy industry brings valuable insight to the Board, particularly with regard to its operations which include pipe threading and coating as well as blending, injection, and custody transfer metering skids for the oil and gas industry.

William Rackoff

Mr. William H. Rackoff is an Independent Director of the Company. Since 1994, Mr. Rackoff has been President and Chief Executive Officer of ASKO, Inc., a private international company which manufactures custom engineered tooling for the metalworking industry. We believe that Mr. Rackoff is qualified to serve as a director because his years of experience in the steel industry and his engineering background enable him to understand and develop the factors that drive the Company's performance, including strategy, operations, and finance. Mr. Rackoff, as Chairman of the Compensation Committee, has led the creation of the Company's executive incentive programs.

Suzanne Rowland

Ms. Suzanne B. Rowland is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Rowland was appointed Vice President & General Manager Global Special Hazards of Tyco Fire Protection Products in 2013, having previously served as Vice President & General Manager Tyco Fire Protection Products Americas from January 2011 to 2012, and Vice President Business Excellence of Tyco Flow Control Products from September 2009 to December 2010. Prior to Tyco, Ms. Rowland spent over 20 years with Rohm and Haas Company in senior executive positions, including Vice President Global Adhesives, Vice President Coatings North America, and Vice-President of Procurement and Logistics. Ms. Rowland also gained valuable family shareholder experience at J.M. Huber Corporation as the Vice President Strategy & New Business Development.

Bradley Vizi

Mr. Bradley S. Vizi is an Independent Director of the Company. He is a founder of, and a Managing Director at, Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC, which, along with its affiliates, is a large shareholder of the Company (collectively, "Legion Partners"). Prior to founding Legion Partners in 2011, Mr. Vizi was an investment professional for Shamrock Capital Advisors, the alternative investment vehicle of the Disney Family. Mr. Vizi graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and is a CFA. Since 2013, Mr. Vizi has served on the Board of Directors of publicly-held RCM Technologies, Inc. and currently serves as Chairman of the Board.