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LM Funding America Inc (LMFA.OQ)

LMFA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Rodgers

53 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Russell

57 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Carollinn Gould

53 2008 Vice President—General Manager, Secretary, Director

Joel Rodgers

79 Director

Andrew Graham

60 2008 Independent Director

Douglas McCree

51 Independent Director

C. Sigety

64 Independent Director

Martin Traber

71 1994 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Rodgers

Mr. Bruce M. Rodgers is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to that Mr. Rodgers owned Business Law Group, P.A. (“BLG”) and served as counsel to the founders of LM Funding, LLC (“LMF”). Mr. Rodgers was instrumental in developing the company’s business model prior to inception. Mr. Rodgers transferred his interest in BLG to attorneys within the firm by means of redemption of such interest in BLG prior to the company going public in 2015. Mr. Rodgers is a former business transactions attorney and was an associate of Macfarlane, Ferguson, & McMullen, P.A. from 1991 to 1995 and a partner from 1995-1998 and was an equity partner of Foley & Lardner LLP from 1998 to 2003. Originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky, Mr. Rodgers holds an engineering degree from Vanderbilt University (1985) and a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Florida (1991). Mr. Rodgers also served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1985-1989 rising to the rank of Lieutenant, Surface Warfare Officer. Mr. Rodgers is a member of the Florida Bar and holds an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell.

Richard Russell

Mr. Richard D. Russell is an Chief Financial Officer of the company. He joined LMFA from his private consulting practice where he provides financial and accounting services with a focus on technical and external reporting, internal auditing, mergers & acquisitions, risk management and interim CFO and controller services since 2016. Previously, Mr. Russell, served as Chief Financial Officer for Mission Health Communities a $150 million skilled nursing company and assisted living facilities from 2013 to 2016. Before that, Mr. Russell served in a variety of roles for Cott Corporation (“COTT”) from 2007 to 2013 including Senior Director Finance, Senior Director of Internal Auditing and Assistant Corporate Controller. COTT was a $2.3 billion public international manufacturing beverage company and Mr. Russell was responsible for the financial analysis of operations, SEC reporting, internal audit, technical accounting, and special projects. Mr. Russell’s extensive professional experience with public companies include his position as Director of Financial Reporting and Internal Controls for Quality Distribution, a $700 million publicly held international services trucking company from 2004 – 2007, and with Danka, a $1.3 billion publicly held international company providing office imaging services as their Director of Reporting from 2001 – 2004. Mr. Russell currently holds the following positions: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Omega Brands Inc. (“OMGB”) which is an inactive public shell company and Chief Financial Officer of Affinitas Life which is an emerging senior care private company. Mr. Russell began his career at Ernest & Young after earning a bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Alabama. Mr. Russell also holds a bachelor of arts in international studies from the University of South Florida, a master’s degree in tax accounting from the University of Alabama and a master’s in business administration from University of Tampa.

Carollinn Gould

Ms. Carollinn Gould is Vice President—General Manager, Secretary, Director of the Company. Prior to joining LMF, Ms. Gould owned and operated a recruiting company specializing in the placement of financial services personnel. Prior to that, Ms. Gould worked at Outback Steakhouse (NYSE: OSI ) (“OSI”) where she opened the first restaurant in 1989 and finished her career at OSI in 2006 as shared services controller for over 1,000 restaurants. Ms. Gould holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Nova Southeastern University.

Joel Rodgers

Mr. Joel E. Rodgers, Sr. is Director of the company. Mr. Rodgers has been Vice President of Allied Signal, Inc. (1987-1992) and CEO of Baron Blakeslee, Inc. (1985-1987). Since 1995 Mr. Rodgers has served as a part-time Professor at Nova Southeastern University teaching finance, statistics, marketing, operations, and strategy. He has published numerous articles dealing with empowerment and corporate leadership. Mr. Rodgers represented the United States State Department in China, Mexico and Brazil in negotiations regarding the Montreal Protocol which dealt with limiting fluorocarbon discharge. Mr. Rodgers’ civic work extends to service on the library, hospital, and municipal utility boards of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Mr. Rodgers holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, a Masters of Business Administration from University of Kentucky, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of New Mexico and was a University of Illinois PhD candidate.

Andrew Graham

Mr. Andrew L. Graham is Independent Director of the company. Since June 2008, Mr. Graham has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI). From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Graham served in various capacities, including as General Counsel, for Trinsic, Inc. (previously named Z-Tel Technologies, Inc.), a publicly-held provider of communications services headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Since 2011, Mr. Graham has served on the Internal Audit Committee of Hillsborough County, Florida. From 2007 to 2011, he served on the Board of Trustees of Hillsborough Community College, a state institution serving over 45,000 students annually. Mr. Graham holds a Bachelor of Science, major in Accounting, from Florida State University and a Juris Doctor, as well as a Master of Laws (L.L.M.) in Taxation, from the University of Florida College of Law. Mr. Graham was licensed in Florida as a Certified Public Accountant from 1982 to 2001. As a Certified Public Accountant, he audited, reviewed and compiled financial statements and prepared tax returns.

Douglas McCree

Mr. Douglas I. McCree is Independent Director of the company. Mr. McCree has been with First Housing Development Corporation of Florida (“First Housing”) since 2000 and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2004. From 1987 through 2000, Mr. McCree held various positions with Bank of America, N.A. including Senior Vice President—Affordable Housing Lending. Mr. McCree serves on numerous professional and civic boards. He received a B.S. from Vanderbilt University majoring in economics

C. Sigety

Mr. C. Birge Sigety is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Sigety is currently CEO of Bison Investments, Inc., a private investment fund he started in 1996. Prior to that, Mr. Sigety was CEO of Professional Medical Products, Inc., a privately held company with over $165 million in sales, nine manufacturing plants, and 2200 employees doing business throughout the United States and in 40 other countries. Mr. Sigety has participated in a number of start-up companies in the banking, real estate, and medical device industries. Mr. Sigety holds a B.A. in English Literature from Bates College.

Martin Traber

Mr. Martin A. Traber is Independent Director of the company. From 1994 until 2016, Mr. Traber was a partner of Foley & Lardner LLP, in Tampa, Florida, representing clients in securities law matters and corporate transactions. Mr. Traber is a founder of NorthStar Bank in Tampa, Florida and from 2007 to 2011 served as a member of the Board of Directors of that institution. Mr. Traber served on the Board of Directors of JHS Capital Holdings, Tampa, Florida and on the Advisory Board of Platinum Bank, Tampa, Florida. From 2012 to 2013, he served on the Board of Directors of Exeter Trust Company, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Mr. Traber holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from Indiana University.

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