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NV5 Global Inc (NVEE.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dickerson Wright

70 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Alexander Hockman

59 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Michael Rama

51 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Mary O'Brien

54 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary

Richard Tong

48 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Donald Alford

73 2011 Executive Vice President, Director

Ed Pasewicz

2017 Chief Information Officer

Jeffrey Liss

68 2014 Lead Independent Director

William Pruitt

75 Independent Director

Gerald Salontai

61 Independent Director

Francois Tardan

63 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dickerson Wright

Mr. Dickerson C. Wright serves as a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Company. He is President of NV5 Holdings, Inc. Prior to the Company’s inception, Mr. Wright founded NV5 Global, Inc. (formerly known as NV5, Inc.), a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of ours, in December 2009 and has served as its Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board since its inception in December 2009. Mr. Wright has over 35 years of uninterrupted experience in managing and developing engineering companies. From early 2008 through late 2009, Mr. Wright served as the Chief Executive Officer of Nova Group Services. Prior to joining Nova Group Services, Mr. Wright served as the Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas, U.S. (“BV”), where he was responsible for developing BV’s U.S. operations through strategic acquisitions and follow-on growth. Before Mr. Wright joined BV, it had a minimal presence in the United States; by the time Mr. Wright left BV in late 2007, its U.S. operations employed 3,200 people in 67 offices and generated $280 million in revenue. Prior to BV, Mr. Wright founded U.S. Laboratories in 1993 and oversaw its growth to 1,000 employees and $80 million in revenue. Mr. Wright led U.S. Laboratories to a successful initial public officer in 1999 (NASDAQ: USLB), and, in 2001, U.S. Laboratories was named as the small cap growth stock of the year. Mr. Wright earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Pacific Western University and is a board certified engineer in California and Wisconsin.

Alexander Hockman

Mr. Alexander A. Hockman serves as a President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Company. Before joining NV5 in 2011, Alexander Hockman was COO of the Construction Materials Testing Division of Bureau Veritas, one of the largest international testing, inspection and certification services companies. Mr. Hockman was President of Intercounty Laboratories from 1985 until 2003, when Bureau Veritas acquired the company. His history of growing revenue and optimizing operational excellence in the companies he manages includes thirty years of expertise as an elite practitioner of geotechnical, environmental and construction materials testing, water intrusion studies, and building code consulting. Mr. Hockman has served as the Principal-in-charge of many high profile projects including NV5's South Florida Water Management District contract, the testing and inspection contract for the expansion of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, LNG Refinery Projects in West Africa, Building Code Consulting contracts for several County School Boards, and Off-Shore Drilling projects, among others. He also has extensive experience addressing construction defect claims relating to structures and building systems. Mr. Hockman earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Florida International University and is a licensed professional engineer in Florida.

Michael Rama

Mr. Michael P. Rama is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of NV5 Holdings, Inc. He as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NV5 Global, Inc. since August 2011. Mr. Rama has more than 20 years of experience in construction, development and real estate management. Mr. Rama is responsible for all accounting, finance and treasury functions and our SEC reporting. From October 1997 until August 2011, Mr. Rama held various accounting and finance roles with AV Homes, Inc. (formerly known as Avatar Holdings, Inc.) (NASDAQ: AVHI), including Principal Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, and Controller. Mr. Rama’s experience includes SEC reporting, establishment and maintenance of effective internal controls, capital market transactions, and acquisitions. Mr. Rama earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mary O'Brien

Ms. Mary Jo O'Brien serves as an Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary of NV5 Holdings, Inc. Ms. O’Brien has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary since September 2011 and as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration of NV5 Global, Inc. since January 2010. Ms. O’Brien has more than 24 years of experience in human resources, administration and the engineering and consulting engineering industry. From March 2008 through November 2009, Ms. O’Brien served as the Director of Human Resources for Nova Group Services, Inc. Prior to March 2008, Ms. O’Brien held various management positions with BV from September 2002 to January 2008. From November 1987 to August 2002, Ms. O’Brien served in similar human resources and administrative capacities for Testing Engineers - San Diego and U.S. Laboratories. Ms. O’Brien earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business Economics from the University of California at San Diego.

Richard Tong

Mr. Richard Tong serves as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel of NV5 Holdings, Inc. He as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of NV5 Global, Inc. since April 2010. Mr. Tong has more than 15 years of experience working in the testing and inspection industry. In his capacity as our Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Mr. Tong devotes a considerable amount of time to acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate compliance and legal matters. From November 2008 through November 2009, Mr. Tong served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Nova Group Services, Inc., an engineering and consulting services company. Mr. Tong also served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for BV from January 2003 until November 2008 and headed BV’s Legal, Ethics, Compliance, and Risk Management programs in North America. Mr. Tong earned a Bachelor of Science degree in both Biology and Chemistry and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami and is a licensed attorney in Florida.

Donald Alford

Mr. Donald C. Alford serves as an Executive Vice President, Director of NV5 Holdings, Inc. Mr. Alford has served as a member of Board since March 26, 2013. Mr. Alford has served as our Executive Vice President since September 2011 and as the Executive Vice President of NV5 Global, Inc. since February 2010 and is responsible for M&A and other growth initiatives. From February 2007 until February 2010, Mr. Alford held a similar position with Nova Group Services, Inc. From November 2002 to November 2006, Mr. Alford acted as the exclusive M&A agent in the U.S. for BV. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Alford served as the Executive Vice President and Secretary and was in charge of strategic growth for U.S. Laboratories. Mr. Alford earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Virginia. Mr. Alford also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 until 1968.

Ed Pasewicz

Mr. Ed Pasewicz serves as Chief Information Officer of the Company. From 2006 to 2013, Ed Pasewicz served as Director of Information Systems and Database and Development Leader of Bureau Veritas (BV), a global leader in testing, inspection and certification. During Mr. Pasewicz's tenure at BV, he was responsible for leading software and database initiatives for the organization's U.S. division, serving over 2,000 users across 26 locations. In this role, he drove several key initiatives enhancing business capabilities, including the implementation of IT governance protocols to enhance data integrity and decrease audit spends; introduction of programs that saved over $1.2 million in labor costs annually; and integration of 15 acquired companies onto standardized technology platforms.

Jeffrey Liss

Mr. Jeffrey A. Liss serves as a Lead Independent Director of NV5 Holdings, Inc. He was Independent Director of NV5 Holdings, Inc. Mr. Liss has over 25 years of progressive experience providing technical, trade and consulting services to multi-national inspection and testing companies and governments and has a successful record of generating growth and increasing profitability in highly volatile business environments. Since 2001, Mr. Liss has served as a consultant providing investment and business consulting services relating to strategic planning, business valuation and turnaround environments. From 1988 to 2000, Mr. Liss served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Intertek Testing Services International (“Intertek”), an international company that maintained 36 offices throughout the world. During his tenure at Intertek, Mr. Liss was based both in the U.S. and overseas, and served as a member of the executive board of Intertek’s parent company. Prior to joining Intertek, Mr. Liss served as the Vice President of SGS Government Programs, responsible for administrative centers in the U.S. serving government principals in Latin America and the Caribbean. Mr. Liss also spent six years serving on the board of directors of Brookwood Florida-East, a charitable organization providing residential services to troubled adolescents. Mr. Liss earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

William Pruitt

Mr. William D. Pruitt serves as an Independent Director of NV5 Holdings, Inc. Mr. Pruitt has served as General Manager of Pruitt Enterprises, LP and President of Pruitt Ventures, Inc. since 2000. Mr. Pruitt served as an independent board member and a member of the audit committee of MAKO Surgical Corp., a developer of robots for knee and hip surgery, from June 2008 until December 2013, when it was sold to Stryker Corp. Mr. Pruitt has also served as an independent board member and chairman of the audit committee of Swisher Hygiene, Inc., a hygiene services company, since January 2011. Mr. Pruitt served as an independent board member of The PBSJ Corporation, an international professional services firm, from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Pruitt served as chairman of the audit committee of KOS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a fully integrated specialty pharmaceuticals company, from 2004 until its sale in 2006. Mr. Pruitt was also chairman of the audit committee of Adjoined Consulting, Inc., a full-service management consulting firm, from 2000 until it was merged into Kanbay International, a global consulting firm, in 2006. From 1980 to 1999, Mr. Pruitt served as the managing partner for the Florida, Caribbean and Venezuela operations of the independent auditing firm of Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Pruitt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami and is a Certified Public Accountant, in good standing.

Gerald Salontai

Mr. Gerald J. Salontai serves as an Independent Director of NV5 Holdings, Inc. Mr. Salontai has served as a member of our Board since March 26, 2013. Mr. Salontai has over 35 years of progressive technical, management and leadership experience in the engineering and construction industry. Mr. Salontai is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Salontai Consulting Group, a management advisory company focused on assisting companies achieve success in the areas of strategy, business management and leadership. From January 1998 until March 2009, Mr. Salontai served as chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of The Kleinfelder Group, Inc., a management, planning, engineering, science and construction services consulting company headquartered in San Diego, California. Prior to his time at Kleinfelder, Mr. Salontai held a number of management positions in several firms, including serving as the President and Chief Operating Officer, where his responsibilities included strategy implementation, sales execution, delivery of services, quality, customer satisfaction, and overall profit and loss. Mr. Salontai earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Long Beach State University and graduated from the Executive Management Program at the University of California, Berkeley.

Francois Tardan

Mr. Francois Tardan serves as an Independent Director of the Company. During Mr. Tardan's tenure at BV, revenues grew from EUR 650 million to EUR 3.4 billion and EBITDA margins increased from 8% to 16.5%. Under his leadership the company also completed more than 100 acquisitions in Asia, North America, Latin America, and Europe and completed a successful IPO in 2007 with a placement exceeding EUR 1 billion. BV shares increased in price from EUR 37.7 to EUR 56 during the time Mr. Tardan was with the company despite the impact of the 2008 financial crisis. Before 1998 Mr. Tardan was President and CEO of Fondasol, a notable European geotechnical firm with offices in France, Brussels, Luxembourg and Morocco. François Tardan graduated from Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) in Paris and received his MBA from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dickerson Wright

917,057

Alexander Hockman

488,687

Michael Rama

297,865

Mary O'Brien

--

Richard Tong

268,666

Donald Alford

427,643

Ed Pasewicz

--

Jeffrey Liss

68,200

William Pruitt

68,200

Gerald Salontai

68,200

Francois Tardan

68,200
As Of  31 Dec 2016