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Health Insurance Innovations Inc (HIIQ.OQ)

HIIQ.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Gabos

53 2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Gavin Southwell

40 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Hershberger

55 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Bruce Telkamp

50 2015 Chief Executive Officer - Consumer Division, Director

Sheldon Wang

58 2014 Chief Technology Officer

Michael Kosloske

54 2018 Director

Paul Avery

58 2013 Independent Director

Anthony Barkett

71 2013 Independent Director

John Fichthorn

44 2017 Independent Director

Robert Murley

68 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Gabos

Mr. Paul G. Gabos serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a director since August 2013 and was appointed as Chairman of the Board in November 2016. Mr. Gabos was the Chief Financial Officer from June 1997 until December 2012 of Lincare Holdings Inc., a home healthcare services company that was NASDAQ-listed until its acquisition in August 2012. Prior to his service as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Gabos was employed by Lincare in positions of increasing responsibility for an additional five years. Since 2002, Mr. Gabos has been a member of the board of directors of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), a physician practice management company, where he serves as Audit Committee Chairman and a member of the Executive Committee of the board of directors. Prior to his employment with Lincare, he was with Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. and Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Gabos holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Gabos provides the Board with years of financial reporting experience in the healthcare industry, knowledge of healthcare, and familiarity with the operation of company boards of directors and their committees.

Gavin Southwell

Mr. Gavin D. Southwell serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since November 2016 and served as our President since July 2016. Previously, from May 2009 to January 2016, Mr. Southwell was Chief Operations Officer at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), one of the world’s largest independent global wholesale and reinsurance broking groups, with a network of over sixty offices across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, employing over 1,800 skilled professionals. In this capacity, Mr. Southwell was responsible for CGSC's operations and technology and for establishing the commercial strategy for each region, the set-up of new offices and integration of acquired businesses, and the design and implementation of a target operating model by business type. Prior to joining CGSC, Mr. Southwell served, from October 2007 to April 2009, as the Risk Manager of Beazley plc, one of the largest Lloyd’s insurers and the parent company of Beazley Insurance Company Inc., an A.M. Best A-rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. Beazley is a market leader globally in professional lines, accident and health, property, marine, reinsurance and contingency business. During his time at Beazley, Mr. Southwell was responsible for risk management, preparation for the new capital requirements under Solvency II, and leading the internal management committee responsible for delegated underwriting. Mr. Southwell’s detailed knowledge and extensive insurance background, including having worked in senior executive positions for a broker, MGU, insurer and reinsurer, and his proven track record of delivering enhanced performance with a customer focused approach makes him a valuable member of the Board.

Michael Hershberger

Mr. Michael D. Hershberger serves as a Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company, He was appointed as our Chief Financial Officer on September 16, 2015. Prior to that he served as interim Chief Financial Officer since March 30, 2015 and our Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Development since November 2013. He served as our Chief Financial Officer from February 2012 through November 2013, and served as our interim Chief Financial Officer from July 31, 2014 until September 2, 2014. Mr. Hershberger served as senior manager at Baker Tilly, a full service accounting and advisory firm, from 2005 to 2011, where he was responsible for managing housing research from 2005 until joining us in 2011. Mr. Hershberger holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Augustana College and earned his masters of science degree in urban land economics/finance from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Business. He formerly was a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois.

Bruce Telkamp

Mr. Bruce A. Telkamp serves as a Chief Executive Officer - Consumer Division, Director of the Company. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s Consumer Division and as Chief Executive Officer of HealthPocket, Inc. a subsidiary of the Company, since May 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Telkamp served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of HealthPocket from July 2014. Prior to joining HIIQ, Mr. Telkamp co-founded HealthPocket, Inc. and was HealthPocket’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to co-founding HealthPocket, Mr. Telkamp was a senior executive officer at eHealth, Inc. for 12 years, where Mr. Telkamp oversaw all business, marketing and legal/regulatory functions for eHealth. Before that Mr. Telkamp was a senior executive with MetaCreations, Inc. and an attorney with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Telkamp has a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings and a B.A in from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Sheldon Wang

Dr. Sheldon Xiaodong Wang serves as a Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Dr. Wang has served as our Chief Technology Officer since July 2014. Prior to joining HIIQ and co-founding HealthPocket, Inc., Dr. Wang was a senior executive at eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) for 12 years, where he oversaw all technology functions. Prior to his time at eHealth, Dr. Wang held executive technology positions with Eclipsys Corporation and Ameritech Health Connections. Dr. Wang received a Bachelor of Science in physics from the Fuzhou University of China, a Master of Science in physics from Idaho State University and a Ph.D. in medical informatics from the University of Utah. Dr. Wang’s experience and background in working with leading-edge technology companies in the health and health IT sectors make him a valuable resource for the Board.

Michael Kosloske

Mr. Michael W. Kosloske serves as Director of the Company. He is our founder, currently serves as Chief of Product Innovation and as a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. Kosloske served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since we began operations in 2008 until 2015 and as our Chairman from 2012 to 2016. Prior to founding our Company, from 1987 to 2007, Mr. Kosloske was President of Health Plan Administrators, Inc. (HPA), a fully-insured niche and individual health insurance company that focused on online sales. In 2005, Mr. Kosloske sold HPA to Independence Holding Company, a New York Stock Exchange-listed holding company engaged in the life and health insurance business, and he remained president of HPA until 2007. Previously, from 1986 to 1987, Mr. Kosloske was marketing manager for Dun & Bradstreet Plan Services, Inc., a third-party administrator in Tampa, Florida. Mr. Kosloske holds a Bachelor of Science degree in risk management and insurance from Florida State University.

Paul Avery

Mr. Paul E. Avery serves as an Independent Director of Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Mr. Avery has served as a director since February 2013. Since January 2013, Mr. Avery has been President and Chief Executive Officer of World of Beer Franchising, Inc. Previously, Mr. Avery served as Chief Operating Officer of OSI Restaurant Partners, Inc. from May 2005 until his retirement in July 2009, where he oversaw operation of Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Lee Roy Selmon’s, Ala Carte Pavilion and Outback International. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Outback Steakhouse, Inc. in January 2004 and served as President of Outback Steakhouse, Inc. starting in April 1997. Mr. Avery was elected to the company’s board of directors in 1998 and served until April 2004. He has an Associate Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Middlesex County College and a Bachelor of Science degree from Kean University, both in New Jersey. Mr. Avery currently serves on the board of directors for Suntrust Bank – Tampa Bay and The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. He is a Trustee for Paul Smith’s College NY. Mr. Avery provides our Board with insights from his management of large-scale operations as well as an understanding of financial statements.

Anthony Barkett

Mr. Anthony J. Barkett serves as an Independent Director of Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Mr. Barkett has served as a director since March 2013. Mr. Barkett currently serves as Vice-President at Amalie Oil Co., an oil company that develops high-quality petroleum products, a position he has held since 1977. At Amalie Oil, Mr. Barkett is responsible for overseeing and coordinating activities in accounting, marketing, sales, operations, information technology and administration. He is also responsible for developing and approving internal controls. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Barkett was a board member of the Florida Hospital Foundation and he is currently a committee member at The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. Mr. Barkett brings to our Board his knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting, an understanding of financial statements and experience with diverse aspects of business operations.

John Fichthorn

Mr. John A. Fichthorn is Independent Director of the company. He has served as a director since December 2017. Mr. Fichthorn has served since April 2017 as Head of Alternative Investments for B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, which is an SEC-registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY). Prior to that, Mr. Fichthorn was a co-founder of Dialectic Capital Management, LLC, an investment management firm, and has been a portfolio manager of the firm since 2003. Mr. Fichthorn served as a director of California Micro Devices from September 2009 until the company's sale in February 2010. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Fichthorn was employed by Maverick Capital, most recently as Managing Director of the technology group. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Fichthorn was an analyst at Alliance Capital working across multiple hedge fund products and as a member of the technology team. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Fichthorn was an analyst at Quilcap Corporation, a short-biased hedge fund where he covered all sectors, with a focus on technology. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Fichthorn worked at Ganek & Orwicz Partners where his responsibilities included small cap research, international closed-end fund arbitrage and operations. After graduating from college, Mr. Fichthorn briefly worked at Aviation Week and Space Technology. Mr. Fichthorn brings to the Board significant experience in accounting and financial matters, the unique perspective of representing the interests of a major stockholder, and experience serving on other public company boards.

Robert Murley

Mr. Robert S. Murley serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Murley has served as a director since October 2014. Mr. Murley is currently the Vice Chairman-Senior Advisor of Credit Suisse, LLC, having served in a number of senior leadership roles for almost 40 years with the firm, after beginning his career in New York. He later relocated to the Chicago office, where he served as the office head from 1991 to 2005. In 1999, he co-founded the Global Industrial and Services Group, one of the firm’s largest industry practices. In 2005, Mr. Murley was appointed as Chairman of Investment Banking for the Americas, serving in that position until April 2012, when he was appointed Vice Chairman-Senior Advisor. Mr. Murley currently serves as a director of one other publicly-traded company: Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ: SRCL). His civic activities include serving as Chair of the Board of Overseers of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Emeritus Trustee of Princeton University, Chairman of the Board of the Educational Testing Service and trustee of the Museum of Science and Industry of Chicago. Mr. Murley received his B.A. from Princeton University, his M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and his M.S. in International Economics from the London School of Economics. Mr. Murley’s existing public company board experience and his deep knowledge of the capital markets, the economy and his long history of advising many large corporations on advisory and capital raising assignments makes him a valuable member of the Board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Gabos

165,500

Gavin Southwell

10,312,200

Michael Hershberger

2,433,100

Bruce Telkamp

1,701,500

Sheldon Wang

1,701,500

Michael Kosloske

1,616,890

Paul Avery

123,500

Anthony Barkett

137,250

John Fichthorn

--

Robert Murley

123,750
As Of  31 Dec 2017