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World Acceptance Corp (WRLD.OQ)

WRLD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ken Bramlett

58 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ravin Prashad

37 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Calmes

38 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Daniel Dyer

45 2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Branch Operations Officer

Erik Brown

45 2015 Senior Vice President - Central Division

Jeff Tinney

56 2007 Senior Vice President - Western Division

Jackie Willyard

55 2016 Senior Vice President - South Eastern Division

Scott McIntyre

42 2018 Principal Accounting Officer

Scott Vassalluzzo

46 2011 Independent Director

Charles Way

65 1991 Independent Director

Darrell Whitaker

60 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ken Bramlett

Mr. Ken R. Bramlett is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Lead Independent Director of World Acceptance Corp., since 2010. Mr. Bramlett served as senior vice president and general counsel for COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. a public information technology services company from January 1, 2006 until it was sold in April 2010. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Bramlett was a partner with Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, LLP, a Charlotte, North Carolina law firm. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Bramlett served as senior vice president and general counsel of Venturi Partners, Inc., (formerly known as Personnel Group of America, Inc.), an information technology and personnel staffing services company. Mr. Bramlett served as chief financial officer of Venturi from October 1999 to January 2001, and as a director of that company from August 1997 to January 2001. Prior to October 1996, Mr. Bramlett was an attorney with Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A., a Charlotte, North Carolina law firm, for 12 years. He holds Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy, Wake Forest University and Juris Doctor in Law, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He was Director of Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend, Inc. (Chairman in 2005 and 2006), Activate, LLC (fkaBluegrass ltd) (July 2011 to present), a Charlotte, North Carolina promotional marketing firm, Carmel Country Club, Inc., a Charlotte, North Carolina country club (2011 to present).

Ravin Prashad

Mr. Ravin Chad Prashad is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Prashad has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer since February 2018 and as Vice President of Analytics from June 2014 to February 2018. Previously, Mr. Prashad served as Senior Director of Strategy Development for Resurgent Capital Services from 2013 to 2014 and Director of Legal Strategy for Resurgent Capital Services from 2009 to 2013. Mr. Prashad holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and dual major Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from Presbyterian College and a Master of Arts in Economics from Clemson University. He has served on the Board of Directors of Fostering Great Ideas, a nonprofit organization, since 2013, serving as Chairman in 2015 and 2016.

John Calmes

Mr. John L. Calmes, Jr., is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He has over 10 years of business experience, primarily in the public accounting field and banking industry. He is licensed as a CPA in both South Carolina and New York. Most recently, he was Director of Finance – Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ from August 2013 until November 2013. From 2003 to July 2013, Mr. Calmes worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (“PWC”), primarily focusing on financial service clients. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Calmes was a Manager in PWC’s Sydney, Australia office and from 2011 to 2013 he was a Senior Manager in PWC’s New York office.

Daniel Dyer

Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer is Executive Vice President and Chief Branch Operations Officer of the Company. Executive Vice President and Chief Branch Operations Officer since February 2018; Executive Vice President of Branch Operations from September 2016 to February 2018; Senior Vice President, Southeastern Division from November 2015 to September 2016; Senior Vice President, Central Division from June 2005 to November 2015; Vice President, Operations –Tennessee and Kentucky from April 2002 to June 2005.

Erik Brown

Mr. Erik T. Brown is Senior Vice President - Central Division of the Company. Vice President of Operations, Missouri July 2005 to November 2015; District Supervisor November 2003 to July 2005.

Jeff Tinney

Mr. Jeff L. Tinney is an Senior Vice President - Western Division of World Acceptance Corp. He was Vice President, Operations – Texas and New Mexico from June 2001 to June 2007; Vice President, Operations – Texas and Louisiana from April 1998 to June 2001.

Jackie Willyard

Ms. Jackie C. Willyard is Senior Vice President - South Eastern Division of the Company. Senior Vice President, South Eastern Division since September 2016; Vice President of Operations, Kentucky from August 2003 to September 2016.

Scott McIntyre

Mr. Scott McIntyre is Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He has been with the Company since March 2000. From June 2013 until his promotion this week, Mr. McIntyre served as the Company’s Vice President of Accounting-US. From June 2011 to June 2013, he served as the Company’s Controller-US. From March 2000 to June 2011 he held various accounting related positions with the Company. Mr. McIntyre is a Certified Public Accountant.

Scott Vassalluzzo

Mr. Scott J. Vassalluzzo is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Vassalluzzo is a managing Member of Prescott General Partners LLC (“PGP”), an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. PGP serves as the general partner of three private investment limited partnerships, including Prescott Associates L.P. (together, the “Prescott Parnterships”). Mr. Vassalluzzo joined the Prescott Partnerships in 2000, and transitioned to Managing Member of PGP following Prescott’s reorganization in January 2012. Prior to 1998, Mr. Vassalluzzo worked in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). The Prescott Partnerships have been shareholders of the Company for 18 years. He holds Bachelor of Science – Accounting, The Pennsylvania State University and MBA, Columbia University. He is Credit Acceptance Corporation since March 2007 – Chairman of Compensation Committee.

Charles Way

Mr. Charles D. Way is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Way is currently a private investor following an extensive career at Ryan’s Restaurant Group, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company that was acquired by Buffets, Inc. in 2006. While at Ryan’s, he served as Chief Executive Officer from 1989 to 2006, President from 1988 to 2004, Executive Vice President from 1986 to 1988, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1981 to 1986, Treasurer and Secretary from 1981 to 1988 and Controller from 1979 to 1981. He also served as a director of Ryan’s from 1981 to 2006 and as chairman of Ryan’s board of directors from 1992 to 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Clemson University.

Darrell Whitaker

Mr. Darrell E. Whitaker is Independent Director of World Acceptance Corp. Mr. Whitaker has been the President and Chief Operating Officer of IMI Resort Holdings, Inc. since 2004. Before joining IMI, Mr. Whitaker served as the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary of The Cliffs Communities, Inc., a developer of high end resort communities. He joined The Cliffs Communities, Inc. in July 1998 as Chief Financial Officer, a position he held until becoming Chief Operating Officer in August 2001. In addition, he has held executive management positions with other publicly traded companies, such as Ryan’s Family Steak House, Inc., Baby Superstores, Inc., and Food Lion, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina Upstate and was voted the most outstanding alumnus from the school of business in 1994. In addition, Mr. Whitaker is a licensed real estate Broker in the state of South Carolina, has been a licensed CPA in the State of South Carolina since 2001, and holds a chartered global management accountant designation. He has developed extensive experience in audit, accounting, and finance with public and private companies since 1976.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ken Bramlett

50,000

Ravin Prashad

697,230

John Calmes

576,423

Daniel Dyer

1,052,700

Erik Brown

--

Jeff Tinney

580,690

Jackie Willyard

--

Scott McIntyre

--

Scott Vassalluzzo

40,000

Charles Way

55,000

Darrell Whitaker

40,000
As Of  31 Mar 2018