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State Bank Financial Corp (STBZ.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Evans

68 2017 Chairman of the Board

J. Thomas Wiley

65 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board

Kim Childers

59 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Risk Officer

Sheila Ray

59 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

David Cline

57 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

David Black

42 2013 Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank

Remer Brinson

57 2015 Executive Vice President, President - State Bank

David Brown

52 2015 Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

Steven Deaton

55 2012 Executive Vice President, Enterprise Risk Officer

Bradford Watkins

51 2011 Managing Director of Commercial Finance Group and Executive Vice President of the Bank

James Balkcom

73 2011 Lead Independent Director

Archie Bransford

65 2010 Independent Director

Ann Curry

74 2013 Independent Director

Virginia Hepner

60 2010 Independent Director

John Houser

69 2012 Independent Director

Anne Kaiser

61 2016 Independent Director

William McKnight

60 2015 Independent Director

Asif Ramji

44 2017 Independent Director

Scott Uzzell

51 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Evans

Mr. Joseph W. Evans is the Chairman of the Board of State Bank Financial Corporation. Mr. Evans is Chairman of the board of the Company, a position he has held since 2010 and Chairman of the board of the Bank, a position he has held since 2009. Mr. Evans previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of State Bank from July 2009 until January 1, 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 2010 until June 2017. He is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flag Financial Corporation which was acquired by RBC Centura Bank in 2006. Mr. Evans previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank Corporation of Georgia which was acquired by Century South Banks, Inc. in 1997 and later served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Century South Banks, Inc., which was acquired by BB&T in 2001. Mr. Evans is also a managing principal of Bankers’ Capital Group, LLC, an investment company that primarily buys and sells notes. Mr. Evans serves on the boards of directors of Southern Trust Insurance Company and the Metro Atlanta Chamber. He is Vice President of the Buckhead Coalition, a trustee of the Foundation of the Methodist Home of the South Georgia Conference, Inc. in Macon, Georgia, where he chairs its investment committee, and a member of the Board of Councilors of the Carter Center. Mr. Evans serves on the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Tech Foundation as Vice Chairman/Chair Elect and as a member of the Executive Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the advisory board of the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, having previously served as chairman.

J. Thomas Wiley

Mr. J. Thomas Wiley, Jr. is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of the company. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since June 2017, Chief Executive Officer of State Bank since 2015 and President of the Company since January 2013. Mr. Wiley also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board, a position he has held since 2013, and has served as a director of the Company and State Bank since 2010. Mr. Wiley previously served as President of State Bank from January 2013 until July 2015. Mr. Wiley also served as a director of First Bank of Georgia, which we acquired in our acquisition of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares from January 2015 until July 2015, when First Bank of Georgia was merged into State Bank. Mr. Wiley is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and its subsidiary bank, The Coastal Bank, where he served from 2007 until November 2012. Mr. Wiley also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Coastal Bankshares and The Coastal Bank from 2007 until March 2014. Before joining Coastal Bankshares, Mr. Wiley served as the Vice Chairman/director and Chief Banking Officer of Flag Financial Corporation from 2002 until 2006 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Flag Bank from 2002 until 2006. Mr. Wiley is also a managing principal of Bankers’ Capital Group, LLC, an investment company that primarily buys and sells notes. Mr. Wiley serves on the board of governors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the board of trustees of the Atlanta Police Foundation. Mr. Wiley also serves as Co-Chairman of the Valdosta State University Capital Campaign.

Kim Childers

Mr. Kim M. Childers is Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Risk Officer of State Bank Financial Corporation. Mr. Childers is the Executive Risk Officer of the Company and State Bank, a position he has held since July 2012 and has been a Vice Chairman of the board of the Company since 2010 and a Vice Chairman of the board of State Bank since 2009. Mr. Childers previously served as our Chief Credit Officer from 2009 until July 2012 and as our President from 2009 until December 2012. Mr. Childers previously held senior positions with Flag Bank and RBC Centura Bank, including Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Flag Bank from 2002 until 2007 and as Director-Georgia Risk Management of RBC Centura Bank from 2006 until 2007. Before joining Flag Bank in 2002, Mr. Childers was employed with Century South Banks, Inc., the holding company of 12 banks located in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and North Carolina, acting in a number of capacities, including Regional Chief Executive Officer for the North Georgia Region (which included eight charters and $600 million in assets), Chief Credit Officer and Senior Vice President/Credit Administration. Mr. Childers also serves as a managing principal of Bankers’ Capital Group, LLC, an investment company that primarily buys and sells notes. Mr. Childers’ depth of knowledge and years of experience in banking make him well qualified to be a member of our board. His extensive personal understanding of the markets we serve is also a valuable asset to our board.

Sheila Ray

Ms. Sheila E. Ray serves as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of State Bank Financial Corporation and Bank. Ms. Ray serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company and State Bank and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, positions she has held since January 2015 and July 2017, respectively. Ms. Ray also serves as the Corporate Secretary of the Company and State Bank, a position she has held since December 2015. Ms. Ray joined the Company and State Bank in October 2014 as Executive Vice President – Finance. She also served as the Chief Financial Officer of our former subsidiary bank, First Bank of Georgia, concurrent with her service as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, from January 2015 until July 2015, when it was merged into State Bank. Before that, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Atlanta Bancorporation, Inc. and Bank of Atlanta from 2006 until each was merged into the Company and State Bank, respectively, on October 1, 2014. She also served on the board of directors of Bank of Atlanta, a position she held from 2010 until 2014. Before that, Ms. Ray served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Eagle Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary unitary thrift, Tucker Federal Bank, from 1997 until it was acquired by RBC Centura Bank in 2002. In 2003, she left RBC Centura Bank to work as an independent consultant, providing financial analysis and strategic planning to a variety of community banks. Ms. Ray also previously served in various leadership roles at First National Bancorp and its subsidiary bank First National Bank of Gainesville from 1988 until 1996, including the Director of Information Processing and Administrative Support and Director of Internal Audit. Ms. Ray served in various leadership roles within internal audit at Wachovia Corporation from 1981 until 1988, including Vice President and Deputy Auditor. Ms. Ray is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Board of Trustees at Toccoa Falls College and a member.

David Cline

Mr. David W. Cline is the Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Cline serves as Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company, positions he has held since January 2010. Mr. Cline also serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of State Bank, positions he has held since January 2015. Mr. Cline previously served as Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of State Bank from August 2009 until December 2014. Before joining State Bank in August 2009, Mr. Cline was a Director of Technical Operations with AT&T Business Field Services, serving the AT&T and BellSouth family of companies in technical management roles from 1988 until retiring in 2009.

David Black

Mr. David F. Black is the Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Bank., a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Black serves as Chief Credit Officer and Executive Vice President of State Bank, positions he has held since September 2013. Mr. Black previously served as Chief Credit Officer of the Company from September 2013 until February 2015. Mr. Black joined State Bank in 2011 as Senior Vice President of Finance. Previously, Mr. Black served as Director of Corporate Strategy at First Horizon National Corporation in Memphis, Tennessee from July 2009 until August 2011. Mr. Black held various leadership roles in Finance and Corporate Development at Wachovia Corporation and Wells Fargo & Company (following Wells Fargo & Company’s purchase of Wachovia Corporation in 2008) in Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina between June 2000 and July 2009, and he started his banking career with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta.

Remer Brinson

Mr. Remer Y. Brinson, III is the Executive Vice President of the Company and President - State Bank., a subsidiary of the Company., since January 2015. Mr. Brinson serves as Executive Vice President of the Company, a position he has held since January 2015, and as President of State Bank since July 2015. Mr. Brinson served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares from May 2008 until January 2015, when it was merged with the Company, and he served as a director of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares from May 2004 until January 2015. Mr. Brinson also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of our former subsidiary bank, First Bank of Georgia, from October 1999 until it was merged into State Bank in July 2015. Mr. Brinson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Bank and Trust until its acquisition by Allied Bank of Georgia. From 1994 to 1999, he was Senior Vice President of Allied Bank of Georgia and Regions Bank. From 1982 to 1994, Mr. Brinson served First Union Bank and its predecessor, Georgia-Railroad Bank and Trust, in various capacities, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking. Mr. Brinson currently serves on the boards of directors of the Georgia Bankers Insurance Trust and The Richmond County Development Authority.

David Brown

Mr. David C. Brown is the Corporate Development Officer and Executive Vice President of State Bank Financial Corporation of the company. He serves as Corporate Development Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company and State Bank, positions he has held since December 2013, with respect to the Company, and since March 2016, with respect to State Bank. Before joining the Company, Mr. Brown served as Managing Principal of Sagus Partners, LLC from January 2008 until December 2013.

Steven Deaton

Mr. Steven G. Deaton is the Enterprise Risk Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company and State Bank. Mr. Deaton serves as Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company and State Bank, positions he has held since February 2018. Mr. Deaton previously served as our Enterprise Risk Officer from August 2012 until February 2018. Mr. Deaton previously served as Atlanta Regional President/Chief Banking Officer and Executive Vice President of State Bank from August 2009 until July 2012. Before joining State Bank, Mr. Deaton served as Executive Vice President/Atlanta Regional President of Flag Bank from 2005 until 2006 and served as President of Business Banking for Georgia for RBC Centura Bank from 2006 until 2007 (following RBC Centura Bank’s acquisition of Flag Bank). Mr. Deaton joined Flag Bank after it acquired First Capital Bank, successor of Chattahoochee National Bank, where he served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Credit Officer and Senior Lender. Before that, Mr. Deaton held various senior management positions at Bank South and SouthTrust Bank from 1985 until 2000, including Georgia Commercial Banking Manager, Georgia Credit Administrator and Director of the Management Training Program.

Bradford Watkins

Mr. Bradford L. Watkins is the Managing Director of the Commercial Finance Group and Executive Vice President - State Bank., a wholly-owned subsidiary State Bank Financial Corporation. He serves as Managing Director of the Commercial Finance Group and Executive Vice President of State Bank, positions he has held since 2015 and 2011, respectively. In his role, he has responsibility for the Atlanta Banking Region, Commercial Real Estate Finance, Homebuilder Finance, Government Guaranteed (SBA) Lending, Wholesale Lending and Specialty Finance. Mr. Watkins previously served as Director of Real Estate Banking of State Bank from 2011 until 2015 and as Atlanta Regional Credit Officer of State Bank from 2009 until 2011. Before joining State Bank, he served as Senior Vice President of Cornerstone Bank between 2007 and 2009. Before that, he served as the Regional President for Atlanta and later for Real Estate Finance at Flag Bank from 2002 until 2006. He began his career in 1988 at Wachovia Bank, where he served in various capacities in Retail Banking and Corporate Finance.

James Balkcom

Mr. James R. Balkcom, Jr. is the Lead Independent Director of State Bank Financial Corporation. He is Chairman of the board of Espri Gas, Inc., a gas supply chain management company. Mr. Balkcom also serves as Chairman of the board of TalentQuest, LLC and as a CEO Council Member of Council Capital, Inc., a position he has held since 2001. Mr. Balkcom also served as a director of EndoChoice, Inc. from 2009 until 2016 and as a director of Reach Health, Inc. from 2010 until 2014. Mr. Balkcom served in board leadership positions for numerous companies, including serving as Chairman of Commerce South Bank, Inc. and Century South Banks, Inc. and as director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Data Path, Inc. Mr. Balkcom also served as Chief Executive Officer of Techsonic Industries, Inc. from 1977 to 1994. He currently serves as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army for Georgia and on the executive committee of the USO Council of Georgia. Mr. Balkcom’s extensive experience in corporate governance and finance, together with his management experience as a senior executive with several companies, make him well qualified to be a member of our board.

Archie Bransford

Mr. Archie L. Bransford, Jr. is an Independent Director of State Bank Financial Corporation. He is the President of Bransford & Associates, LLC, a bank regulatory consulting group that consults with banks on risk management and regulatory matters, a position he has held since 2004. Prior to forming the consulting group, Mr. Bransford retired from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as the Deputy Comptroller for the agency’s Southern District, where he was responsible for the regulatory activity of approximately 700 banks. Mr. Bransford’s depth of knowledge and valuable experience with bank regulatory matters make him well qualified to be a member of our board.

Ann Curry

Ms. Ann Q. Curry is an Independent Director of State Bank Financial Corporation., since July 24, 2013. She is the Chair and Chief Client Strategist of Coxe Curry & Associates, a fundraising consulting firm serving nonprofit organizations in greater Atlanta and throughout Georgia, a position she has held since 2015. Ms. Curry previously served as the President of Coxe Curry & Associates from 1992 until 2014. Ms. Curry serves on the CDC Foundation’s Advisory Board, on the Nominating Committee of United Way and on the Advisory Board of the Georgia Conservancy. She also currently serves on the advisory board for Duke University Libraries. Ms. Curry’s extensive experience in business management, as well as her depth of knowledge of the market areas we serve, make her well qualified to be a member of our board.

Virginia Hepner

Ms. Virginia A. Hepner is an Independent Director of State Bank Financial Corporation and the Bank., since September 2010. Ms. Hepner served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Woodruff Arts Center from 2012 until her retirement in July 2017. Before joining The Woodruff Arts Center, Ms. Hepner was a business consultant with DMI, Inc., an entertainment and music marketing company, from 2011 until 2012. She serves on the boards of directors of Oxford Industries, Inc., a publicly traded lifestyle brands retailer, and National Vision Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded optical retailer. Ms. Hepner has over 25 years of corporate banking experience with Wachovia Bank and its predecessors, serving in numerous positions in North Carolina, Chicago and Atlanta, including as Atlanta Commercial Banking Manager, Manager of the Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Group, and Executive Vice President and Manager of the U.S. Corporate Client Group. Ms. Hepner’s depth of knowledge and years of experience in corporate banking make her well qualified to be a member of our board.

John Houser

Mr. John D. Houser is an Independent Director of State Bank Financial Corp., since September 27, 2012. Mr. Houser is Of Counsel at McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Co., LLC, a certified public accounting firm, a position he has held since 2017. Mr. Houser previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Trust Corporation from 2007 until his retirement in August 2016. Mr. Houser served as director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Trust Insurance Company from 2007 until January 2016 and as a member of Southern Specialty Underwriters, LLC from 2009 until 2015. He served as a director of Flag Financial Corporation from 2004 until 2006 and as Managing Partner of Miller Ray Houser & Stewart, a Certified Public Accounting firm in Atlanta, from 1998 until 2007. Mr. Houser currently serves on the board of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia. Mr. Houser’s depth of knowledge and years of experience in finance and accounting make him well qualified to be a member of our board.

Anne Kaiser

Ms. Anne H. Kaiser is an Independent Director of the Company. She is the Vice President of Community and Economic Development for Georgia Power Company, a position she has held since 2015, leading the company’s efforts to recruit new industry to Georgia and help existing industries grow. Ms. Kaiser previously served as Vice President, Northwest Region for Georgia Power Company from 2008 until 2015. Ms. Kaiser joined Georgia Power Company in 2008 and has held a variety of positions, including Vice President of Corporate Services, assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer, and Vice President of Sales. She is also active in many not-for-profit and civic organizations, including the boards of Berry College, where she chairs the Finance Committee, and Georgia Children’s Cabinet. In addition, she serves as chair of the REACH Foundation and co-chair of the Alliance Theatre board. Ms. Kaiser’s experience in dealing with complex business problems, as well as her substantial community involvement in the market areas we serve, make her well qualified to be a member of our board.

William McKnight

Mr. William D. McKnight is an Independent Director of State Bank and Trust Company and its parent company State Bank Financial Corporation. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of McKnight Construction Company, a general contracting firm that operates in the Southeast, a position he has held since 1979. Mr. McKnight is also the President of Will McKnight Construction Company, a position he has held since 1999. Mr. McKnight previously served as a director of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares, Inc. (“Georgia-Carolina Bancshares”) until it merged with the Company on January 1, 2015. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of First Bank of Georgia, which we acquired in our acquisition of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares, from May 2010 until July 2015, when First Bank of Georgia was merged into State Bank. Mr. McKnight’s extensive experience in business management, as well as his in-depth knowledge of the Augusta market, makes him well qualified to be a member of our board.

Asif Ramji

Mr. Asif Ramji is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ramji is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Paymetric, Inc., a company providing electronic payment acceptance and data security solutions for enterprises, a position he has held since 2011. Mr. Ramji previously served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Paymetric, Inc. from 2009 until 2011. Mr. Ramji serves as a director of the Atlanta FinTech Taskforce. He also serves in board leadership positions for not-for-profit and civic organizations, including the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, the Atlanta Ballet, where he serves as Vice Chairman and director, and the Alliance Theatre, where he serves as a director. Mr. Ramji’s depth of knowledge and years of experience within the payment transaction processing industry, as well as his extensive experience in business leadership makes him well qualified to be a member of our board.

Scott Uzzell

Mr. Scott Uzzell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Uzzell is the President and General Manager of Venturing & Emerging Brands (VEB), a division of The Coca-Cola Company, a position he has held since 2014. Mr. Uzzell previously served as President of ZICO Beverages, LLC from 2013 until 2014 and as Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales from 2012 until 2013. Mr. Uzzell previously served in a number of leadership roles for The Coca-Cola Company, including Vice President of Business Development and Emerging Brand Incubation within VEB from 2009 until 2012. Mr. Uzzell serves as a director of Florida A&M University Foundation and Youth Entrepreneurship of Georgia.