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Acacia Research Corp (ACTG.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

G. Louis Graziadio

2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Marvin Key

55 2015 Interim Chief Executive Officer

Clayton Haynes

45 2001 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Edward Treska

50 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Frank Walsh

48 2016 Director

William Anderson

56 2007 Independent Director

Fred deBoom

79 1995 Independent Director

Edward Frykman

79 1996 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

G. Louis Graziadio

Mr. G. Louis L. Graziadio, III is Executive Chairman of the Board of Acacia Research Corp. Mr. Graziadio has been a director since February 2002. Mr. Graziadio is President and Chief Executive Officer of Second Southern Corp., the managing partner of Ginarra Partners, L.L.C., a closely-held California company involved in a wide range of investments and business ventures. Mr. Graziadio is also Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Boss Holdings, Inc., a distributor of work and hunting gloves, rainwear, rain boots, industrial apparel, pet products, specialty merchandise, and wireless accessories for electronic and mobile devices. From 1984 to 2000, Mr. Graziadio served as a director of Imperial Bancorp, the parent company of Imperial Bank, a Los Angeles based commercial bank acquired by Comerica Bank in January 2001. Mr. Graziadio, and companies with which he is affiliated, are significant shareholders in numerous private and public companies in a number of different industries. Since 1978, Mr. Graziadio has been active in restructurings of both private and public companies, as well as corporate spin-offs and IPOs.

Marvin Key

Mr. Marvin Key is Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Key joined Acacia Research Corporation in 2005 as Senior Vice President. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Acacia Research Group LLC in January 2013. Mr. Key, with over 20 years of Wall Street experience, has a finance background and extensive experience in capital markets. Mr. Key was previously affiliated with Thomas Weisel Partners, LLC, a San Francisco investment bank. Prior to that, over a ten year period, Mr. Key held various positions with New York Investment banks, Salomon Brothers and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Key is a Chartered Financial Analyst, attended Clemson University and holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Clayton Haynes

Mr. Clayton J. Haynes is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of Acacia Research Corp. In November 2001, Mr. Haynes joined us in April 2001 as Treasurer and Senior Vice President, Finance. In November 2001, Mr. Haynes was appointed our Chief Financial Officer. From 1992 to March 2001, Mr. Haynes was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, ultimately serving as a Manager in the Audit and Business Advisory Services practice. Mr. Haynes received a B.A. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive).

Edward Treska

Mr. Edward J. Treska is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Acacia Research Corp. He joined us in April 2004 as Vice President. He was appointed Secretary in March 2007, General Counsel in March 2010 and Senior Vice President in October 2011. Mr. Treska was previously General Counsel, Director of Patents and Licensing for SRS Labs, Inc., a technology licensing company specializing in audio enhancement, between 1996 and 2004. Prior to joining SRS Labs, Mr. Treska practiced law at the intellectual property law firm of Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear and prior to law school was a design engineer with the former TRW Space & Technology Group. Mr. Treska is a registered patent attorney who received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University and a J.D. degree from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Frank Walsh

Mr. Frank E. Walsh III, is Director of the Company. Mr. Walsh is a Vice President of Jupiter Capital Management Partners, LLC and a founding partner of WR Capital Partners. Through Jupiter and WR, Mr. Walsh has extensive experience in the acquisition and financing of both public and private companies in the technology industry and many other industries. Mr. Walsh serves on the board of directors and the audit and compensation committees of 1st Constitution Bancorp and as a director and audit committee member of World Point Terminals Inc. Mr. Walsh also serves as a trustee for St. Benedicts Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey and Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

William Anderson

Mr. William S. Anderson is an Independent Director of Acacia Research Corp. Mr. Anderson currently serves as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of First Beverage Group, a privately held company founded by Mr. Anderson in 2005 which provides financial services to the beverage industry. Prior to founding First Beverage Group, Mr. Anderson served as Executive Vice-President of Topa Equities, Ltd., a diversified holding company and beer distributor group, from 1991 to 2004. Prior to joining Topa, Mr. Anderson was an attorney with O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles. Mr. Anderson has served on the board of directors of Topa Equities, Ltd. since 2008, on the board of directors of Purity Organic, LLC, an organic fruit juice company, since 2011, on the board of directors of Bottlenotes, Inc., an online media platform for the wine and craft beer industries, since 2012, and on the board of directors of Health-Ade Kombucha, since 2013. Mr. Anderson received a B.A. degree from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and a J.D. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.

Fred deBoom

Mr. Fred A. deBoom is Independent Director of Acacia Research Corp. Mr. deBoom has been a principal in Sonfad Associates, an Orange County-based firm which is involved in mergers and acquisitions, private debt and equity placements, strategic and financial business planning, bank debt refinance and asset based financing, since 1995. Previously, Mr. deBoom served for five years as a Vice President of Tokai Bank, for eight years as a Vice President of Union Bank, and for twenty-two years as a Vice President of First Interstate Bank. Mr. deBoom received a B.A. degree from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Southern California.

Edward Frykman

Mr. Edward W. Frykman is an Independent Director of Acacia Research Corp. Mr. Frykman served as an Account Executive with Crowell, Weedon & Co. from 1992 to 2008 when he retired. Before joining Crowell, Weedon & Co., Mr. Frykman served as Senior Vice President of L.H. Friend & Co. Both Crowell, Weedon & Co. and L.H. Friend & Co. are investment brokerage firms located in Southern California. In addition, Mr. Frykman was a Senior Account Executive with Shearson Lehman Hutton, where he served as the manager of the Los Angeles Regional Retail Office of E. F. Hutton & Co. Mr. Frykman serves as a director, as chairman of the audit committee and as a member of the compensation committee of Arrowhead Research Corporation, a publicly traded development stage nanotechnology holding company. Mr. Frykman holds a B.S.B.A. degree from the University of Florida.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

G. Louis Graziadio

--

Marvin Key

--

Clayton Haynes

1,113,990

Edward Treska

1,115,290

Frank Walsh

--

William Anderson

--

Fred deBoom

--

Edward Frykman

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014