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Aaron's Inc (AAN)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ray Robinson

68 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Steven Michaels

44 2016 President, Chief Financial Officer, President - Strategic Operations

John Robinson

44 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Kamerschen

48 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Gilbert Danielson

68 2016 Executive Vice President

Robert Sinclair

54 1999 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Tristan Montanero

44 2016 Chief Operations Officer - Sales & Lease Ownership

Curtis Doman

43 2015 Director

Kathy Betty

60 2012 Independent Director

Douglas Curling

61 2016 Independent Director

Cynthia Day

50 2011 Independent Director

Hubert Harris

72 2012 Independent Director

Mario Hansbrough

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Ray Robinson

Mr. Ray M. Robinson is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Aaron's, Inc. From November 2012 until his appointment as Chairman, Mr. Robinson was the Company’s independent lead director. Mr. Robinson started his career at AT&T in 1968, and prior to his retirement in 2003, he held several executive positions, including President of the Southern Region, its largest region, President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Tridom, Vice President of Operations for AT&T Business Customer Care, Vice President of AT&T Outbound Services, and Vice President of AT&T Public Relations. Mr. Robinson is also a director of Acuity Brands, Inc., a lighting solutions company, American Airlines Group Inc., a holding company operating various commercial airlines (including American Airlines and US Airways), Avnet, Inc., a distributor of electronic components, enterprise computer and storage products, information technology services and embedded subsystems, and Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, an investor in infrastructure and equipment for the transportation of goods and people, all of which are public companies. Since 2003, Mr. Robinson has also served as a director and non-executive Chairman of Citizens Bancshares Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia and its subsidiary, Citizens Trust Bank, the largest African American-owned bank in the Southeastern U.S. and the nation’s second largest. He previously served as a director of RailAmerica, Inc. from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Robinson has also been Vice Chairman of the East Lake Community Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia since November 2003.

Steven Michaels

Mr. Steven A. Michaels, CPA., is President, Chief Financial Officer, President - Strategic Operations of the Company., effective February 18, 2016. Mr. Michaels previously served as President from April 2014 until February 2016, Vice President Strategic Planning & Business Development from 2013 until April 2014, Vice President, Finance from 2012 until April 2014 and Vice President, Finance, Aaron’s Sales & Lease Ownership Division from 2008 until 2011.

John Robinson

Mr. John W. Robinson III is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Aaron’s, Inc. Mr. Robinson was also named President of the Company as of February 2016. From 2012 to November 2014, Mr. Robinson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Finance Holdings, LLC, which was acquired by Aaron’s Inc. in April 2014. Prior to working at Progressive, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of TMX Finance LLC (“TMX Finance”). He joined TMX Finance as Chief Operating Officer in 2004 and was appointed President in 2008. TMX Finance filed a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding in April 2009 from which it emerged in April 2010. Prior to working at TMX Finance, he worked in the investment banking groups at Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers and Wheat First Butcher Singer.

Robert Kamerschen

Mr. Robert W. Kamerschen is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company., effective February 18, 2016. Previously, Mr. Kamerschen served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel from June 2013 and also as Corporate Secretary from November 2013. Before joining the Company, Mr. Kamerschen worked at information solution provider Equifax Inc. from 2008 through 2013, serving in multiple executive positions and most recently as its U.S. Chief Counsel, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Kamerschen began his legal career in 1994 in the Atlanta office of the international law firm Troutman Sanders LLP.

Gilbert Danielson

Mr. Gilbert L. Danielson is no longer Executive Vice President of the Company., December 31, 2016. He was no longer Chief Financial Officer of Aaron’s, Inc. He was Mr. Danielson was a director from 1990 until April 2014 and our interim Chief Executive Officer from August 2014 until November 2014.

Robert Sinclair

Mr. Robert P. Sinclair, Jr. is Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company since 1999.

Tristan Montanero

Mr. Tristan Montanero is Chief Operations Officer - Sales & Lease Ownership of the Company., effective February 18, 2016. He currently serves as Aaron's Senior Vice President of Operations. In this role, he is responsible for the Eastern half of Aaron's store operations and the HomeSmart division, as well as overseeing operations support, Aaron's fulfillment system and fleet management. Montanero's deep understanding of the multi-unit, lease-to-own industry has enabled him to progress professionally at Aaron's since joining the Company in 1994. Throughout his career at Aaron's, Montanero has received significant recognition, including multiple "Top 5 Division of the Year" awards and "Regional Manager of the Year," among others. Montanero has a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Florida .

Curtis Doman

Mr. Curtis Linn Doman is Director of the Company. Mr. Doman currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer of the Company’s Progressive segment. He was also President of IDS, Inc. from September 1993 until October 2015.

Kathy Betty

Ms. Kathy T. Betty is an Independent Director of the Company., since August 22, 2012From 2009 until 2011, Ms. Betty was the owner of the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA. She also founded The Tradewind Group, an incubator company, where she worked until 2007. Her other experience includes serving as Executive Vice President and Partner of Scott, Madden from 1993 to 2000, where she worked on international mergers and acquisitions, working at Ernst & Young LLP from 1989 to 1993, including serving as one of the first women admitted to the partnership.

Douglas Curling

Mr. Douglas C. Curling is an Independent Director of Aaron's, Inc. Since March 2009, Mr. Curling has been the managing principal of New Kent Capital LLC, a family-run investment business, and New Kent Consulting LLC, a privacy and M&A consulting business. From 1997 until September 2008, Mr. Curling held various executive positions at ChoicePoint Inc., a provider of identification and credential verification services that was sold to Reed Elsevier in 2008, including serving as President from April 2002 to September 2008, as Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to September 2008 and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 1997 to May 1999. Mr. Curling also served as a director of ChoicePoint Inc. from May 2000 to September 2008. Mr. Curling currently serves on the board of directors of CoreLogic, a New York Stock Exchange listed company providing global property information, analytics and data-enabled services to financial services organizations and real estate professionals.

Cynthia Day

Ms. Cynthia N. Day is an Independent Director of Aaron's, Inc. Ms. Day is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Bancshares Corporation and Citizens Trust Bank. She served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Citizens Trust Bank from 2003 to January 2012 and served as its acting President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2012 to February 2012. Ms. Day previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and in other capacities of Citizens Federal Savings Bank of Birmingham from 1993 until its acquisition by Citizens Trust Bank in 2003 and previously served as an audit manager for KPMG. She currently serves on the board of directors of Primerica, Inc., Citizens Bancshares Corporation and Citizens Trust Bank. Ms. Day has also served as a member of the board of directors of the National Banker’s Association, the Georgia Society of CPAs, the University of Alabama Continuing Education Advisory Board and the United Negro College Fund.

Hubert Harris

Mr. Hubert L. Harris, Jr., is an Independent Director of Aaron's, Inc., since August 7, 2012. Since 1992, Mr. Harris has owned and operated Harris Plantation, Inc., a cattle, hay and timber business. Mr. Harris has also served as a trustee for SEI mutual funds since 2008. Mr. Harris previously served as CEO of Invesco North America and Chairman of Invesco Retirement Services, and served on the board of directors of Invesco from 1993 to 2004. From 1988 to 2005, Mr. Harris was President and Executive Director of the International Association for Financial Planning. Mr. Harris also served as the Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget in Washington, D.C. from 1977 to 1980. Mr. Harris is on the Board of Councilors of the Carter Center, and he previously served as chair of the Georgia Tech Foundation and chair of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association.

Mario Hansbrough

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