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Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (LL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nancy Taylor

57 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Dennis Knowles

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Martin Agard

54 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Timothy Mulvaney

48 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Christopher Thomsen

41 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Mark Gronemeyer

57 2016 Senior Vice President - Store Operations

Susan Starnes

44 2016 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development

Marco Pescara

52 2015 Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer

Carl Daniels

63 2016 Chief Supply Chain Officer

Michael Reeves

2017 Corporate Secretary , Chief Legal Officer

Famous Rhodes

2017 Director

W. Stephen Cannon

65 2016 Independent Director

David Levin

65 2017 Independent Director

Douglas Moore

60 2006 Independent Director

Martin Roper

54 2006 Independent Director

Jimmie Wade

63 2011 Independent Director

Steve Calk

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Nancy Taylor

Ms. Nancy Maddi Taylor serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. She has been a director since April 2014. Ms. Taylor is the former president and chief executive officer of Tredegar Corporation, serving in such roles from January 2010 to June 2015, and, during such time, was a member of Tredegar’s board of directors. Prior to such time, she was executive vice president of Tredegar responsible for corporate business development in addition to her role as president of Tredegar Film Products. Previously, she served in roles of increasing responsibility at Tredegar since she joined the company in 1991. Before joining Tredegar, she was an associate at the law firm of Hunton & Williams. Ms. Taylor received a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and a law degree from Catholic University of America. Additionally, Ms. Taylor was appointed Chairperson of our Board in November 2015.

Dennis Knowles

Mr. Dennis R. Knowles serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He has been a director since December 2016. Mr. Knowles has served as our president and chief executive officer since November 2016, and has served as our chief operating officer since March 2016. Prior to assuming the position as our chief operating officer, Mr. Knowles served in various roles at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. from 2001 to 2015, most recently as chief store operations officer from 2012 to 2015 and as senior vice president of store operations and specialty sales from 2010 to 2012. Prior to 2001, Mr. Knowles served as a regional vice president with Payless Cashways. Mr. Knowles has experience with and knowledge of, among other things, our business plans, personnel, risks and financial results. Additionally, due to his significant prior retail experience as well as his more than 25 years of leadership experience in store and business operations, Mr. Knowles possesses business, financial and risk management expertise.

Martin Agard

Mr. Martin D. Agard serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect from September 21, 2016. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Agard most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Kohler Company from April 2013 to October 2015. Prior to April 2013, Mr. Agard served in various roles with Georgia Pacific Corporation since 2001, most recently as vice president and treasurer from August 2006 to March 2013. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry and Economics from William & Mary and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Timothy Mulvaney

Mr. Timothy J. Mulvaney, CPA, serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company effective June 5, 2017. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Mulvaney most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer of Media General, Inc. (“Media General”) from January 2012 and Controller of Media General from July 2009, in each case through the effective time of the merger between Media General and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., subsequent to which Mr. Mulvaney assisted Media General with the transition. Prior to serving as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Media General, Mr. Mulvaney served in various other financial roles with Media General beginning in 1997. Prior to joining Media General, Mr. Mulvaney was also with Ernst & Young LLP from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Mulvaney is a certified public accountant.

Christopher Thomsen

Mr. Christopher Thomsen serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company with effect from September 21, 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thomsen served as vice president and chief information officer of Hibbett Sports, Inc, from 2013 to 2016. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Thomsen held various IT roles of increasing responsibility at Lowe’s Company, Inc., where he most recently served as vice president, IT planning and business intelligence from 2012-2013. Prior to Lowe’s Company, Inc., Mr. Thomsen held various IT roles at ConAgra Foods and APAC Customer Services. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration of Technical Studies from Bellevue University.

Mark Gronemeyer

Mr. Mark Gronemeyer serves as Senior Vice President - Store Operations of the Company since July 2016. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Gronemeyer most recently served in a director role at Gander Mountain from January 2012 to July 2016. Prior to January 2012, Mr. Gronemeyer served as a regional vice president of stores for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. since 2001. Prior to 2001, Mr. Gronemeyer served as a regional vice president of stores for Payless Cashways Building Materials. He holds a B.A. in Management Systems and Personnel Chemistry and Economics from Buena Vista University.

Susan Starnes

Ms. Susan Starnes serves as Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development of the Company since September 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Starnes served as the senior vice president of services at Guitar Center, Inc. in 2015 and vice president of services in 2014. From 2002 to 2014, Ms. Starnes held various roles at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. in strategy, merchandising and services, including Director, Repair Services Sales and Development from 2013 to 2014 and Director, Pricing and Compliance for the installation business from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Ms. Starnes was a consultant at Bain & Company from 2000 to 2002. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Marco Pescara

Mr. Marco Q. Pescara serves as Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer of the Company. He has been our chief marketing officer since April 2006 and has been our chief merchandising and marketing officer since June 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pescara served for more than five years as the vice president of direct response and marketing integration at Hickory Farms, Inc. Mr. Pescara holds a B.S. in history from the University of Toledo, an M.S. in public relations from Boston University and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Carl Daniels

Mr. Carl R. Daniels, Jr., serves as Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company since June 2016. Prior to that, he was our senior vice president, supply chain since October 2011. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Daniels served as senior vice president of supply chain and operations at Harbor Freight Tools, Inc. Prior to assuming this position, he served as vice president of distribution for Michaels, Inc. from 2008 to 2009 and senior vice president of logistics for Retail Ventures Services, Inc. from 2002 to 2008. Earlier in his career, he held executive level logistics positions at Midas International, Inc. and certain regional department stores and retailers. He holds a B.S. in business administration and industrial management from Youngstown State University.

Michael Reeves

Mr. Michael L. Reeves serves as Corporate Secretary , Chief Legal Officer of the company. Mr. Reeves was a Partner with Nexsen Pruet, PLLC in Charlotte, NC before joining Lumber Liquidators and, prior to that, spent twelve years with Lowes Companies, Inc., ultimately serving as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Mr. Reeves received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Southern Methodist University and, in 2012, completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard University's Business School.

Famous Rhodes

Mr. Famous Rhodes is Director of the Company. Mr. Rhodes currently serves as an Executive Vice President and the Chief Marketing Officer of Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, a vacation ownership company, serving in such role since August 2017. Prior to assuming his current position, he was Vice President of Digital Marketing and Customer Experience for AutoNation, Inc., an automotive retailer, from 2015 to 2017 and as Vice President of eCommerce for AutoNation, Inc. from 2012 to 2015. Before joining AutoNation, Inc., Mr. Rhodes served as Senior Director of Yahoo! Autos in 2012 and in several leadership roles for eBay Motors from 2007 to 2012, including Senior Director from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Rhodes’ experience prior to 2007 includes serving as Executive Vice President of DXS Financial Services, LP, Vice President of Car.com, and Manager at KPMG LLP. Mr. Rhodes received a B.A. degree at Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University.

W. Stephen Cannon

Mr. W. Stephen Cannon serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cannon has been a director since March 2016. Mr. Cannon joined Constantine Cannon LLP, a law firm, in 2005 as the managing partner of Constantine Cannon LLP’s Washington D.C. office and has been chairperson of the firm since 2007. From 1994 to 2005, Mr. Cannon was the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Circuit City Stores, Inc., a retailer of consumer electronics, which, at the time, was publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to joining Circuit City, Mr. Cannon served as a partner at the law firm of Wunder, Diefenderfer, Ryan, Cannon and Thelen and spent ten years in government service, including positions at the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. During the past five years, Mr. Cannon served as a director of Crocs, Inc.

David Levin

Mr. David A. Levin serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Destination XL Group, Inc. (“DXLG”), and one of its directors, since April 2000. Mr. Levin has been instrumental in transforming DXLG from a company which exclusively operated Levi Strauss & Co. branded apparel to the largest specialty retailer of big & tall men’s apparel. From 1999 to 2000, he served as the executive vice president of eOutlet.com. Mr. Levin was president of Camp Coleman, a division of The Coleman Company, from 1998 to 1999. Prior to that Mr. Levin was president of Parade of Shoes, a division of J. Baker, Inc., from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Levin was also president of Prestige Fragrance & cosmetics, a division of Revlon, Inc., from 1991 to 1995. He also served on the board of directors of Christopher & Banks Corporation, a specialty women’s apparel retailer, from June 2012 until June 2016. Levin received a B.A. from the University of Iowa. Mr. Levin brings to the Board more than 30 years of retail experience and extensive experience as the president and chief executive officer of a public retail company.

Douglas Moore

Mr. Douglas T. Moore serves as Independent Director of Company. He has been a director since April 2006. He currently serves as the president and chief executive officer of Med-Air Homecare, and principal of First Street Consulting, LLC, a retail consulting firm, where he has worked since June 2012. From February 2012 through June 2012, Mr. Moore served as the chief merchandising and marketing officer at hhgregg, Inc. From December 2010 through February 2012, Mr. Moore served as vice president operations for Safelite Group, a subsidiary of Belron, and as the principal of First Street Consulting, LLC. Prior to December 2010, Mr. Moore served as senior vice president, president — appliances for Sears Holdings Corporation. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Moore served as senior vice president, hardlines — merchandising for Sears where he was the chief merchant for the appliance, lawn and garden, tools, home electronics and sporting goods businesses. Prior to joining Sears, Mr. Moore served for 17 years as a senior executive of Circuit City Stores, Inc., with his last position as executive vice president, chief merchandising officer. Circuit City filed a petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in November 2008. Mr. Moore has also held operational and consumer marketing positions at AMF Bowling, Inc., A.H. Robins Company, Inc. and the Carnation Company. He received his undergraduate degree and M.B.A. from the University of Virginia. hrough his more than 25 years of retail experience, Mr. Moore has developed an understanding of strategic and tactical business issues that include store operations, merchandising, supply chain, sourcing and human resource planning.

Martin Roper

Mr. Martin F. Roper serves as Independent Director of Company. He has been a director since April 2006. Mr. Roper is the president and chief executive officer of The Boston Beer Company, Inc., where he has worked since 1994. Prior to assuming his current positions in January 2001, he had served as the president and chief operating officer of Boston Beer since December 1999. Mr. Roper has served on the board of directors of Boston Beer since 1999. He holds a B.A. in engineering and M.Eng. from Cambridge University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Jimmie Wade

Mr. Jimmie L. Wade serves as Independent Director of Company. He has been a director since September 2011. Mr. Wade served on the board of directors and finance committee of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. from September 2011 through May 2016. Mr. Wade joined Advance in February 1994 and served as president from October 1999 through May 2005 and from January 2009 until December 2011. He also held several other key senior executive roles with Advance at various times including executive vice president, from May 2005 to December 2008, and chief financial officer from March 2000 to August 2002. Before joining Advance, Mr. Wade worked for S.H. Heironimus, Inc., a regional department store, as vice president, finance and operations. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wade held positions with American Motor Inns, Inc. and KPMG LLP. He also serves on the board of directors of Tuesday Morning Corporation, a leading closeout retailer, as well as its audit committee and compensation committee. Mr. Wade holds a B.S. in accounting from Virginia Tech.

Steve Calk