People: Atlantic American Corp (AAME.OQ)

AAME.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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27 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hilton Howell

52 2009 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

John Sample

57 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary

Robin Howell

49 2014 Director

Harriett Robinson

83 1989 Director

Scott Thompson

69 1996 Director

William Whaley

74 1992 Director

Edward Elson

80 1998 Independent Director

Samuel Hudgins

85 1986 Independent Director

Dom Wyant

87 1985 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hilton Howell

Mr. Hilton H. Howell, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic American Corporation. Mr. Howell has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 1995 and prior thereto served as Executive Vice President of the Company from October 1992 to May 1995. During his tenure with the Company, Mr. Howell has also served in various capacities for the Company’s subsidiaries. He is actively engaged in key decision making of each of the Company’s operating subsidiaries and has longstanding relationships with not only the Company’s employees but a number of the Company’s subsidiaries independent agents. He has been a Director of the Company since October 1992 and, effective February 24, 2009, assumed the title of Chairman of the Board of Directors. Due to the relative size of the Company and the scope of its operations, the Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Howell, due to his high level involvement can serve effectively in the dual role of Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Executive Officer. He is also a director, and serves as chief executive officer, of Gray Television, Inc. and was previously a director of Triple Crown Media, Inc. until December 2009.

John Sample

Mr. John G. Sample, Jr. is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary of Atlantic American Corporation. He serverd as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since July 2002 and Secretary since May 2010. Prior to joining the Company in July 2002, he had been a partner of Arthur Andersen LLP since 1990. Mr. Sample is also a director of 1st Franklin Financial Corporation.

Robin Howell

Mrs. Robin R. Howell is a Director of Atlantic American Corp., Mrs. Howell has served as Vice President and a Director of both Delta Life Insurance Company and Delta Fire & Casualty Insurance Company since 1992. She is a former Chairman of the Board of Farmer’s and Merchant’s Bank and a member of the Board of Directors of Premier Bancshares. She received a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, and she has had a number of management and oversight roles in various businesses in which her family maintains an interest since that time. Mrs. Howell is active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the High Museum of Art, the Board of Directors of the Forward Arts Foundation, and as a member of the Junior League of Atlanta. Mrs. Howell’s experience in board matters and the insurance industry and involvement at the executive level in various businesses is invaluable to the Board, and her numerous civic, social and academic associations provides valuable insight for the Company and elevates the Company’s profile in the community.

Harriett Robinson

Ms. Harriett J. Robinson is Director of Atlantic American Corporation. Mrs. Robinson has been a Director of the Company since 1989. She is also a director of Gray Television, Inc. Mrs. Robinson has been actively involved, to varying degrees, with the various business ventures of her husband, J. Mack Robinson, the majority shareholder of the Company, including serving on the boards of directors of Delta Life Insurance Company and Delta Fire & Casualty Insurance Company since 1967.

Scott Thompson

Mr. Scott G. Thompson is Director of Atlantic American Corporation. Mr. Thompson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of American Southern Insurance Company, a subsidiary of the Company, since 2004; prior thereto he had been the President and Chief Financial Officer of that company since 1984. He has been a Director of the Company since February 1996. Mr. Thompson is a certified public accountant and has been employed by American Southern for substantially his entire career.

William Whaley

Dr. William H. Whaley, M.D., is Director of Atlantic American Corporation. Dr. Whaley, an oncologist, has been a physician in a private oncology group practice for more than the past five years. He has been a Director of the Company since July 1992. Dr. Whaley is a practicing physician and serves as a medical advisor for Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of the Company. His perspective on medical care, advances in medicine and the relationships between patients and their insurance companies provide thoughtful input with respect to deliberations as it relates to the Company’s accident and health business. Dr. Whaley is a partner, a board member and chairman of the compensation committee of Georgia Cancer Specialists, the private oncology group practice in the southeastern United States.

Edward Elson

Mr. Edward E. Elson is an Independent Director of Atlantic American Corporation. Mr. Elson is the former Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Denmark, serving from 1993 through 1998. He has been a Director of the Company since October 1998, and previously served as a Director from 1986 to 1993. Prior to serving as Ambassador, Mr. Elson was a business entrepreneur with activities focused primarily in the retail sales business.

Samuel Hudgins

Mr. Samuel E. Hudgins is an Independent Director of Atlantic American Corporation. Mr. Hudgins has been an independent consultant since September 1997 and was a Principal in Percival, Hudgins & Company, LLC, an investment bank, from April 1992 to September 1997. He became a Director in 1986, when he also assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to 1986 Mr. Hudgins was a certified public accountant who spent his career with Arthur Andersen LLP, an independent accounting firm, and serving for a period of time as the managing partner of the Atlanta office and the southeastern United States.

Dom Wyant

Mr. Dom H. Wyant is an Independent Director of Atlantic American Corporation. Mr. Wyant is a retired partner of the law firm of Jones Day, which serves as counsel to the Company. He was a Partner with that firm from 1989 through 1994, and Of Counsel from 1995 through 1997. He remains actively involved in various civic organizations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Hilton Howell

1,347,320

John Sample

936,145

Robin Howell

--

Harriett Robinson

--

Scott Thompson

--

William Whaley

--

Edward Elson

--

Samuel Hudgins

--

Dom Wyant

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Hilton Howell

325,000 300,000

John Sample

62,500 47,500

Robin Howell

0 0

Harriett Robinson

0 0

Scott Thompson

0 0

William Whaley

0 0

Edward Elson

0 0

Samuel Hudgins

0 0

Dom Wyant

0 0
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