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Spok Holdings Inc (SPOK.OQ)

SPOK.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Royce Yudkoff

61 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Vincent Kelly

57 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Wallace

48 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

Hemant Goel

54 2015 President - Spok, Inc

Bonnie Culp-Fingerhut

65 2007 Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Compliance Officer

Thomas Saine

54 2008 Chief Information Officer

Sharon Keisling

48 2017 Corporate Secretary and Treasurer

N. Blair Butterfield

60 2013 Independent Director

Stacia Hylton

57 2015 Independent Director

Brian O'Reilly

57 2004 Independent Director

Matthew Oristano

61 2004 Independent Director

Samme Thompson

71 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Royce Yudkoff

Mr. Royce Yudkoff is Independent Chairman of the Board of Spok Holdings, Inc. He is also a member of the Compensation Committee of the Board (“Compensation Committee”). Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch in November 2004, Mr. Yudkoff had been a director of Metrocall since April 1997, and had served as the Chair of its Board since February 2003. Since 1989, Mr. Yudkoff has been a Managing Partner of ABRY Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm, which focuses exclusively on the media and communications sector. Mr. Yudkoff currently serves on the Board of ABRY Partners, LLC; Talent Partners and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Mr. Yudkoff served on the Board of Muzak Holdings LLC from 2002 to 2009.

Vincent Kelly

Mr. Vincent D. Kelly is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch, Mr. Kelly became a director, President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company in November 2004 when USA Mobility was formed through the merger of Metrocall and Arch. Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch, Mr. Kelly was President and CEO of Metrocall since February 2003. Prior to this appointment, he had also served at various times as the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”), Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), and Executive Vice President (“EVP”) of Metrocall. He served as the Treasurer of Metrocall from August 1995 to February 2003, and served as a director of Metrocall from 1990 to 1996 and from May 2003 to November 2004. Mr. Kelly also serves as the President, CEO and director for all of our subsidiaries, except for Spok Canada, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, for which Mr. Kelly is only a director. Mr. Kelly served on the Board of Tellabs from 2012 to 2013.

Michael Wallace

Mr. Michael W. Wallace is re designated as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of the company effective September 30, 2017. He joined the Company in March 2017 from Intermedix Corporation, a global leader in healthcare revenue cycle/practice management and data analytics solutions, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2013. Prior to joining Intermedix, Mr. Wallace was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Elephant Group (d.b.a. Saveology.com), a leading Internet-based, direct-to-consumer marketing platform. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Radiology Corporation of America, a national provider of mobile and fixed-site positron emission tomography (PET) imaging services. Mr. Wallace has also served as an Assistant Chief Accountant in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Enforcement and was a member of the Commission’s Financial Fraud Task Force in Washington, D.C. Prior to his service at the SEC, Mr. Wallace served as Chief Financial Officer at Inktel Direct, Corp., a direct marketing service firm, CELLIT Technologies, Inc., a software company serving the contact center marketplace, and Kellstrom Industries, Inc., a publicly held global aerospace company. Before joining Kellstrom, Mr. Wallace worked at KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP in Miami for more than seven years. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Hemant Goel

Mr. Hemant Goel is President - Spok, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He was Chief Operating Officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. Mr. Goel was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Spok, Inc. in October 2014. Mr. Goel has global experience in healthcare information technology. Mr. Goel joined Spok, Inc. from Siemens Health Services (“Siemens”), where he was Vice President, Clinical Solution (2008-2014), with worldwide development responsibilities for the Clinical IT solutions business. In this position, he managed the organization’s operations, product portfolio, innovation and strategic growth. Mr. Goel also led a major software acquisition for Siemens. Before Siemens, Mr. Goel was Enterprise Vice President and General Manager, Radiology, Cardiology and Enterprise Imaging at Cerner Corporation (2001-2008), where he managed worldwide sales and development of this business unit. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Business Development, Sales and Marketing at StorCOMM, Inc. (1999-2001), and, prior to that, served in various management positions at IMNET Systems, Inc., First Data Corporation and Unisys Corporation. Mr. Goel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the McColl School of Business at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Bonnie Culp-Fingerhut

Ms. Bonnie K. Culp-Fingerhut is Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Compliance Officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. Ms. Culp was appointed EVP of Human Resources and Administration (“EVP, HR & Administration”) in October 2007. Ms. Culp was named SVP of Human Resources and Administration in November 2004 with the merger of Arch Wireless, Inc. (“Arch”) and Metrocall Holdings, Inc. (“Metrocall”), predecessor companies to Spok. She was SVP of Human Resources and Administration of Metrocall from November 1998 until November 2004.

Thomas Saine

Mr. Thomas G. Saine is Chief Information Officer of Spok Holdings, Inc. Mr. Saine was appointed Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) in August 2008. Prior to his current position, Mr. Saine was the Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”) since October 2007. Mr. Saine rejoined Spok in August 2007 as Vice President (“VP”) of Corporate Technical Operations. Previously, Mr. Saine had served Metrocall as VP, Technology and Integration from November 2003 through June 2005. Mr. Saine was an independent consultant from July 2005 through November 2005 and was a Program Manager and Director of Programs with Northrop Grumman Corporation from December 2005 through August 2007. Prior to Mr. Saine’s employment with Metrocall in 2003, Mr. Saine had served as VP, Network Services and CTO of Weblink Wireless, Inc. from 2001 through 2003.

Sharon Keisling

Ms. Sharon Woods Keisling is Corporate Secretary and Treasurer of the Company. Ms. Woods was named VP of Treasury Operations with the merger of Arch and Metrocall. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Woods held positions in Accounts Receivable and IT. Ms. Woods has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Kings College.

N. Blair Butterfield

Mr. N. Blair Butterfield is Independent Director of Spok Holdings, Inc. He became a director of the Company in July 2013. He is a member of the Audit Committee. From 2012 through his retirement in 2015, Mr. Butterfield had been the President of VitalHealth Software, North America which offers the industry’s leading cloud-based eHealth application development platform with solutions for collaborative care as well as Office of the National Coordinator certified electronic health records for specialty practices. Mr. Butterfield is a senior health information technology (“IT”) executive and eHealth expert with over twenty years of global experience in new market and business development, general management, government initiatives, sales management, and strategic marketing. He has also served as Vice President (“VP”), International Development for eHealth at GE Healthcare from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Butterfield is also an advisor to, and previously served on the board of, All Clear Diagnostics, LLC. Previously, Mr. Butterfield served on the Board of the California Institute of Computer Assisted Surgery (CICAS) from 2011 to 2013, the eHealth Initiative and Foundation from 2008 to 2010, and VistA Software Alliance from 2006 to 2008.

Stacia Hylton

Ms. Stacia A. Hylton is Independent Director of Spok Holdings, Inc. Hylton recently retired as Director of the United States Marshal Service (USMS), a federal law enforcement agency within the United States Department of Justice. She was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate in 2010. USMS, with more than 5,400 employees, is responsible for judicial security, fugitive operations, asset forfeitures, prisoner operations and transport and witness security. Previously, she was President of Hylton, Kirk & Associates, a Virginia-based private consulting firm, and served as Federal Detention Trustee in the United States Department of Justice. From 1980 to 2004, Hylton served in progressively responsible positions within USMS.

Brian O'Reilly

Mr. Brian O'Reilly is Independent Director of Spok Holdings, Inc. He became a director of the Company in November 2004. Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch, Mr. O’Reilly had been a director of Metrocall since October 2002. He was with Toronto-Dominion Bank for 16 years, from 1986 to 2002. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. O’Reilly served as the Managing Director of Toronto-Dominion Bank’s Loan Syndication Group, focused on the underwriting of media and telecommunications loans. From 1996 to 2002, he served as the Managing Director of Toronto-Dominion Bank’s Media, Telecom and Technology Group with primary responsibility for investment banking in the wireless and emerging telecommunications sectors. Mr. O’Reilly has been involved with the paging industry as a director since 2002 and a director of the Company since November 2004.

Matthew Oristano

Mr. Matthew Oristano is Independent Director of Spok Holdings, Inc. He became a director of the Company in November 2004. Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch, Mr. Oristano had been a director of Arch since 2002. Mr. Oristano has been the President, CEO and member of the Board of Alda Inc., an investment management company, since 1995. He has served as Chair of the Board and CEO of Reaction Biology Corporation, a contract biomedical research firm since March 2004. He has been a member of the Board of Crystalplex Corporation since 2004. From 1993 to 1999, he was the Chairman and CEO of People's Choice TV, a NASDAQ listed company. Mr. Oristano has been involved with the paging industry as a director since 2002 and a director of the Company since November 2004.

Samme Thompson

Mr. Samme L. Thompson is Independent Director of Spok Holdings, Inc. He became a director of the Company in November 2004.Prior to the merger of Metrocall and Arch, Mr. Thompson had been a director of Arch since 2002. Mr. Thompson currently serves on the Boards of the following non-profit organizations: The Illinois Institute of Technology’s Knapp Entrepreneurial Center, Sheriff Meadow Conservation Trust, and the Partnership for Connected Illinois, Inc. Mr. Thompson is the owner and president of Telit Associates, Inc., a financial and strategic consulting firm. He joined Motorola, Inc. as VP of Corporate Strategy in July 1999 and retired from Motorola, Inc. as SVP of Global Corporate Strategy and Corporate Business Development in March 2002. From June 2004 until August 2005, Mr. Thompson was a member of the Board of SpectraSite, Inc., which was the landlord of transmission tower sites used by our Company. Since August 2005, he has been a member of the Board of American Tower Corporation (“ATC”) (which merged with SpectraSite, Inc.), a landlord of transmission tower sites used by our Company. Due to his relationships with SpectraSite, Inc. and ATC, Mr. Thompson has recused himself from any decision by the Board on matters relating to SpectraSite, Inc., and has and will continue to recuse himself from any decision by the Board on matters relating to ATC (since the merger with SpectraSite, Inc.).