People: Amerisafe Inc (AMSF.O)

AMSF.O on Nasdaq

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22 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. Allen Bradley

62 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

G. Janelle Frost

43 2013 President, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Grasher

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Vincent Gagliano

41 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Brendan Gau

39 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Craig Leach

64 2002 Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Geoffrey Banta

64 2013 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development

Jared Morris

39 2012 Lead Independent Director

Philip Garcia

58 2010 Independent Director

Millard Morris

69 2007 Independent Director

Daniel Phillips

67 2007 Independent Director

Randy Roach

63 2007 Independent Director

Austin Young

73 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

C. Allen Bradley

Mr. C. Allen Bradley, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Amerisafe Inc. He joined the Company in 1994. He has served as Chairman of the Board since 2005 and as Chief Executive Officer and a director since 2003. Mr. Bradley served as President from 2002 until August 2010. In addition to the positions listed above, Mr. Bradley has served in various other executive capacities, including Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Secretary. He has also managed various departments of the Company, including underwriting operations and safety services. Prior to joining the Company, he was engaged in the private practice of law.

G. Janelle Frost

Ms. G. Janelle Frost is President, Chief Operating Officer of Amerisafe Inc. She has served as our President since September 2013 and our Chief Operating Officer since May 2013. From November 2008 to April 2013 she served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Frost served as Controller from May 2004 to November 2008 and Vice President from May 2006 to November 2008. She has been employed with our company since 1992 and served as Assistant Vice President from May 2004 to May 2006 and Deputy Controller from 1998 to April 2004.

Michael Grasher

Mr. Michael F. Grasher has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Amerisafe, Inc., effective May 03, 2013. From February 2012 to April 2013 he was employed by Fortegra Financial Corporation, a NYSE listed insurance services company, as Senior Vice President in charge of Capital Markets and Investor Relations. From 2004 through January 2012 he was a Managing Director, Senior Equity Research Analyst for Piper Jaffray, Inc. covering the property-casualty industry.

Vincent Gagliano

Mr. Vincent J. Gagliano is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Amerisafe Inc., since January 2013. He has been employed with our company since 2001. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Information Technology, Senior Business Analyst, Director of Business Intelligence, Assistant Vice President of Business Intelligence, and Vice President, Operations Analysis.

Brendan Gau

Mr. Brendan D. Gau is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Amerisafe Inc., since June 23, 2009. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Gau was employed by AIM Capital Management, where he held the positions of Financial Analyst, Portfolio Analyst and Senior Portfolio Manager from 1996 until 2009.

Craig Leach

Mr. Craig P. Leach is no longer Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing of Amerisafe Inc., effective December 31, 2014. He has served in a variety of sales and key marketing positions within our company since beginning his insurance career with a predecessor to our company in 1980, including Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from 1997 until November 2002.

Geoffrey Banta

Mr. Geoffrey R. Banta is Executive Vice President - Corporate Development of Amerisafe Inc. Prior to joining our company in 2003, he held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 until November 2003, and Chief Operating Officer from 1996 until 2001, at Scruggs Consulting, an actuarial and management consulting firm. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Banta was Chief Financial Officer of the Atlanta Casualty Companies, an issuer of non-standard auto insurance.

Jared Morris

Mr. Jared A. Morris has been appointed as Lead Independent Director of Amerisafe Inc., effective November 01, 2012. Since 2002, he has been an officer and a principal owner of Marine One Acceptance Corporation and Dumont Land, LLC, both of which are specialty finance companies. Since 2002, he has also served as an officer of Dumont Management Group, LLC, a privately held company that provides management services to various affiliated finance and investment companies. He serves on the boards of directors of Beauregard Memorial Hospital, First National Bank of DeRidder and Driver’s History, LLC, a provider of traffic violation data to the automotive insurance industry. Jared A. Morris is the son of Millard E. Morris.

Philip Garcia

Mr. Philip A. Garcia, CPA, is Independent Director of Amerisafe Inc., since January 1, 2010. He retired from the Erie Insurance Group in April 2009, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the final 12 years of his 28-year career with that company. In 2013, Erie Insurance Group was the 18th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States based on net premiums written. Mr. Garcia was a director of Donegal Group Inc. from December 2009 to May 2011. He was previously a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

Millard Morris

Mr. Millard E. Morris is Independent Director of Amerisafe Inc., since June 2007. He founded the Company in 1985. He was our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and principal shareholder until the Company was sold to a private investment group in 1997. He served on the Company’s Board from 1985 until 2005, when he voluntarily retired from our Board prior to the Company’s initial public offering. Mr. Morris was re-elected to the Board in June 2007. Since 1996, he has been the managing member of Dumont Management Group, LLC, a privately held company that provides management services to various affiliated finance and investment companies.

Daniel Phillips

Mr. Daniel Phillips is Independent Director of Amerisafe Inc., since 2007. Mr. Phillips is President and Chief Executive Officer of PAX, Inc., a supplier of fabricated heavy industrial steel to the petrochemical, petroleum refining, and power industries, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He founded PAX, Inc. in 1979, and has been an owner and officer of that company since that time.

Randy Roach

Mr. Randy Roach is Independent Director of Amerisafe Inc., since March 2007. Since 2000, Mr. Roach has been the Mayor of Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is a former member of the House of Representatives of the Louisiana Legislature. Mr. Roach is Vice Chairman of the Louisiana Funding Review Panel, a body created by the Louisiana Legislature to study and make recommendations relating to statewide retirement systems for local employees. Mr. Roach is a member of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Local Government Advisory Committee. He is a director of The First National Bank of Louisiana. Mr. Roach has been a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association since 1976.

Austin Young

Mr. Austin P. Young III, CPA, is Independent Director of Amerisafe Inc., since November 2005. Mr. Young served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of CellStar Corporation, a logistics service provider to the wireless communications industry, from 1999 until his retirement in December 2001. From 1996 to 1999, he served as Executive Vice President-Finance and Administration of Metamor Worldwide, Inc., a national staffing and systems consulting firm. Mr. Young was also Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American General Corporation, an insurance and financial services holding company, for more than eight years. He was a partner in the Houston and New York offices of KPMG LLP for 12 years before joining American General Corporation. Mr. Young currently serves as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Insperity, Inc., a human resources outsourcing company, and Tower Group International, Ltd., a property and casualty insurance holding company. He holds an accounting degree from the University of Texas and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas. He is a member of the Houston and State Chapters of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Financial Executives International.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

C. Allen Bradley

1,828,150

G. Janelle Frost

1,645,350

Michael Grasher

1,223,120

Vincent Gagliano

1,121,820

Brendan Gau

408,582

Craig Leach

555,811

Geoffrey Banta

894,308

Jared Morris

--

Philip Garcia

--

Millard Morris

--

Daniel Phillips

--

Randy Roach

--

Austin Young

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

C. Allen Bradley

626,909 4,375,300

G. Janelle Frost

19,000 610,360

Michael Grasher

0 0

Vincent Gagliano

3,800 55,132

Brendan Gau

0 0

Craig Leach

284,930 832,017

Geoffrey Banta

279,500 1,401,545

Jared Morris

0 0

Philip Garcia

0 0

Millard Morris

0 0

Daniel Phillips

0 0

Randy Roach

0 0

Austin Young

0 0
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