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Schmitt Industries Inc (SMIT.OQ)

SMIT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Zapata

2018 Executive Chairman, President

Ann Ferguson

47 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary

Donna Witkowski

2018 President of SBS

Al Hooton

2018 Chief Technology Officer; Acuity General Manager

Kelvin Woltring

2018 Sales Manger - North American and Product line Manager SBS.

Linda Case

70 1993 Corporate Secretary

Charles Davidson

57 2016 Director

David Hudson

64 2018 Director

Maynard Brown

69 1992 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Zapata

Mr. Michael R. Zapata will be appointing as Executive Chairman, President of the company, Effective December 1, 2018. Michael Zapata was recently elected to Schmitt's Board of Directors. He has an engineering degree from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Columbia University. Mr. Zapata is the founding member of Sententia Capital Management, LLC, a value-based fund. Prior to founding Sententia he served as a Special Operations Officer in the U.S. Navy from 2001-2010.

Ann Ferguson

Ms. Ann M. Ferguson is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary of the Company. She has been Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company since April 2013 and Corporate Secretary since April 2016. Ms. Ferguson is a certified public accountant (inactive) with over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting. Ms. Ferguson is also the Managing Director of Schmitt Europe Ltd. Until June 2012, Ms. Ferguson was a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she had been employed since 1991 and served in various roles of increasing responsibility until she was admitted to the partnership in 2006. Ms. Ferguson served as lead audit partner for two significant manufacturing clients, including one publicly traded company, as well as serving several other clients in other industries. Ms. Ferguson holds a B.S. degree in Business with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Oregon.

Donna Witkowski

Ms. Donna Witkowski will be appointing as President of SBS of the company, Effective December 1, 2018. Donna Witkowski has been promoted to SBS President and will lead the SBS team as they focus on growth and optimization to support Schmitt's world-wide customer base. She will report to the Executive Chairman. After 5 years with Coca Cola Refreshments as a Production Manager, Witkowski accepted a Production Manager position with Schmitt Industries in 2016 covering the SBS, Acuity, and XACT product lines. In January of 2018 she was promoted and took on the added responsibility of Supply Chain Management. With a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and a Master's in Business Administration, Donna's focus on streamlining operations and developing processes has resulted in greatly improved customer deliveries as well as decreased costs.

Al Hooton

Mr. Al Hooton will be appointing as Chief Technology Officer; Acuity General Manager of the company, Effective December 1, 2018.

Kelvin Woltring

Kelvin Woltring will be appointing as Sales Manger - North American and Product line Manager SBS of the company, Effective December 1, 2018. Kelvin Woltring has assumed the role of SBS Product Line Manager and will partner with Donna to direct customer base growth and product development. Woltring joined Schmitt's engineering team in 1999 and has been instrumental in product development for both the SBS and Xact business lines. In 2017, Kelvin was promoted to SBS Sales Manager for the North American and Japanese markets.

Linda Case

Ms. Linda M. Case is a Corporate Secretary of Schmitt Industries, Inc. Ms. Case holds a B.A. degree in Sociology and Psychology from Linfield College. Ms. Case is married to Wayne A. Case.

Charles Davidson

Mr. Charles Davidson is Director of the Company. Since August 2014, Mr. Davidson has been the CEO of Attensa Corporation, an enterprise software provider addressing how businesses engage and inform their workforce on topics that drive productivity, innovation, and growth. He was the CEO of Attensa's predecessor company Leeward, Inc. from 2009 until 2014, when it was merged into Attensa Corporation, and Attensa, Inc. from 2007 until 2009. From 2000 until 2003, he was CEO and President of StatiaFX, a developer of software solutions for financial advisory services. When StatiaFX was acquired in 2003 by Financial Profiles, a business unit of Hanover Insurance Group, Mr. Davidson became Vice President, Strategy and Business Development of Financial Profiles and served in that function until 2006 when the business was sold. From 1994 to 1999, Mr. Davidson was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Crabbe Huson Group, an investment management firm. In 1993, he co-founded Co-Operations, Inc., an innovative outsource logistics company and served as its chairman until 2000. Mr. Davidson holds a B.S. from the University of Oregon and a J.D. from Northwestern School of Law, Portland. He is a member (inactive) of the bar associations of Oregon and Washington.

David Hudson

Mr. David M. Hudson is Director of the Company. Mr. Hudson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as a director of the Company from 1996 to 2003. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer and President, Mr. Hudson was a private business consultant and the managing member of Gemini Value Partners LLC. Mr. Hudson was the founder and President of Hudson Capital Management, which through a merger became the Crabbe Huson Group. In 1994, he co-founded Coldstream Capital Management, Inc. Mr. Hudson brings a variety of skills and attributes to the Board of Directors, including other directorial service and experience in the areas of executive leadership, finance, strategy and operations. Mr. Hudson holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Oregon.

Maynard Brown

Mr. Maynard E. Brown is an Independent Director of Schmitt Industries Inc. He is a retired member of the Law Society of British Columbia. Mr. Brown has more than 25 years of direct experience in advising publicly held corporations in securities and related matters. In addition to his extensive legal experience involving public companies and corporate law matters, Mr. Brown adds considerable directorial service, including audit committee service, and experience in the areas of finance, accounting, risk oversight and strategy. He currently serves as a director and audit committee member for three publicly-traded companies in Canada. Mr. Brown has a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.

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