People: Buffalo Wild Wings Inc (BWLD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Damian

63 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Sally Smith

56 1996 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mary Twinem

53 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

James Schmidt

54 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Kathleen Benning

51 2011 Executive Vice President - Global Brand and Business Development

Judith Shoulak

54 2011 Executive Vice President - North American Operations

Andrew Block

45 2012 Senior Vice President - Talent Management

Lee Patterson

40 2011 Senior Vice President - Guest Experience and Innovation

Emily Decker

34 2011 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dale Applequist

66 1997 Independent Director

Michael Johnson

66 2006 Independent Director

Warren Mack

69 2008 Independent Director

J. Oliver Maggard

59 1999 Independent Director

Jerry Rose

63 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Damian

Mr. James M. Damian is Independent Chairman of the Board of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., since February 2008. He served as Senior Vice President of Best Buy's Enterprise Design Group from 1998 to 2010, prior to which he held various positions with Howard Sant Partnerships, a London architectural firm; Harvey Nichols, a London-based luxury retailer; B. Altman & Co.; R. H. Macy & Co.; and Hindsgaul Mannequins Worldwide of Copenhagen, New York and Paris. Mr. Damian was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the company Board in February 2008. He also serves on the boards of several charitable organizations.

Sally Smith

Ms. Sally J. Smith is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. She served as our Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1996. Prior to joining Buffalo Wild Wings, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Dahlberg, Inc., the manufacturer and franchisor of Miracle-Ear hearing aids, from 1983 to 1994. Ms. Smith began her career with KPMG LLP, an international accounting and auditing firm. Ms. Smith is a CPA. Ms. Smith serves on the boards of Alerus Financial Corporation, Allina Health Systems and the National Restaurant Association, where she served as chairperson in 2011.

Mary Twinem

Ms. Mary J. Twinem serves as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. She has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since July 1996. She served as our Controller from January 1995 to July 1996. Ms. Twinem also served as a director on our Board from June 2002 to September 2003. Prior to joining Buffalo Wild Wings, she served as the Director of Finance/Controller of Dahlberg, Inc. from 1989 to December 1994. Ms. Twinem began her career in public accounting and holds an inactive CPA license. She serves on the boards of the Minnesota Restaurant Association and Mendota Holdings, Inc.

James Schmidt

Mr. James M. Schmidt is Chief Operating Officer of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He served as our Executive Vice President since December 2006 and as General Counsel from April 2002 to January 2011. He served as either Vice President or Senior Vice President from April 2002 until December 2006. Mr. Schmidt also served as our Secretary from September 2002 until January 2011, and he served as a director on our Board from 1994 to September 2003. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Schmidt was an attorney with the law firm of Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker.

Kathleen Benning

Ms. Kathleen M. Benning is Executive Vice President - Global Brand and Business Development of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. She served as Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Brand Development from January 2010 until October 2011. She joined us in March 1997 as Vice President of Marketing and served as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Brand Development from January 2002 until December 2009. From 1992 to 1997, Ms. Benning was employed by Nemer, Fieger & Associates, an advertising agency, where she was a partner from 1994 to 1997.

Judith Shoulak

Ms. Judith A. Shoulak is Executive Vice President - North American Operations of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. She served as Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Human Resources from January 2010 until October 2011, as our Senior Vice President, Operations, from March 2004 to December 2009, Senior Vice President, Human Resources from January 2003 to February 2004 and Vice President of Human Resources from October 2001 to January 2003. From 1993 to 2001, Ms. Shoulak served as Vice President of Field Human Resources of OfficeMax Incorporated.

Andrew Block

Mr. Andrew D. Block has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Talent Management of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He served as Vice President, Talent Management from April 2010 until January 2012. Mr. Block served as Director of Human Resources at C. H. Robinson Worldwide from December 2002 to April 2011. From March 1996 to December 2002 Mr. Block was with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as Director of Human Resources. Earlier in his career Mr. Block worked in the Human Resources field for Ecolab and a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Lee Patterson

Mr. Lee R. Patterson is Senior Vice President - Guest Experience and Innovation of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He served as Senior Vice President, Information Technology from January 2011 until October 2011 and as our Vice President, Information Technology from January 2008 until January 2011. Mr. Patterson was with Applebee’s International, Inc. from May 2003 to January 2008, serving most recently as Director of Restaurant Systems.

Emily Decker

Ms. Emily C. Decker is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. She served as our Franchise Attorney from August 2007 until January 2011. From September 2004 to July 2007, Ms. Decker was an Associate at Briggs and Morgan, P.A., which provides legal services to us from time to time.

Dale Applequist

Mr. Dale M. Applequist is Independent Director of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., since 1997. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cash Plus, Inc., an advertising agency that he co-founded, from 1978 to 1998. He also was a partner and director of Campbell-Mithun Advertising, LLC from 1990 to 1998.

Michael Johnson

Mr. Michael P. Johnson, Sr., is a Independent Director of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He has served as President and CEO of J & A Group, LLC, a small business and management consulting company, since June 2008. In March 2008, Mr. Johnson retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The Williams Companies, Inc., a publicly-held natural gas producer, processor, and transporter, having joined The Williams Companies in 1998. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Johnson served in various officer-level positions for Amoco Corporation, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Johnson serves on the Board of Directors of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. and the QuikTrip Corporation, a privately-held company. Mr. Johnson also serves on the boards of several charitable organizations and foundations.

Warren Mack

Mr. Warren E. Mack is Independent Director of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He has been an attorney with the law firm of Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. since 1969, serving as its Chairman from 1999 to 2004, its President from 1985 to 1997 and as a director from 1978 to 2004. Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. provides legal services to us. Mr. Mack served as our Interim Chairman from August 2007 to February 2008. Mr. Mack also serves on the boards of several charitable organizations.

J. Oliver Maggard

Mr. J. Oliver Maggard is a Independent Director of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He has served as Managing Partner of Caymus Partners LLC, an investment banking firm, since October 2002. From January 1995 to October 2002, Mr. Maggard was a Managing Director and Partner of Regent Capital Management Corp., a private equity firm which he co-founded. Prior to founding Regent Capital, Mr. Maggard held various positions with Bankers Trust Company, Kidder Peabody & Company, Inc., Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated, and E.F. Hutton & Co. Mr. Maggard also serves as a director of Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils, LLC.

Jerry Rose

Mr. Jerry R. Rose is Independent Director of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. He served as Corporate Vice President of Cargill, Inc. from 2004 to September 2012. He was a member of the Corporate Center and a platform leader for the Cargill Animal Nutrition, Animal Protein & Salt Platform and the Cargill BioFuels, BioIndustrial & Emerging Business Platform. He joined Cargill in 1973 and had various accounting and executive positions with the company. Mr. Rose is a past Chairman of the Malcolm Baldrige Award Board of Overseers. Mr. Rose brings to the Board financial experience, as well as a wealth of knowledge on international business. He has senior management experience in a large global organization and is an important resource to the Company as it expands both domestically and internationally.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Damian

--

Sally Smith

3,783,410

Mary Twinem

2,231,270

James Schmidt

2,354,220

Kathleen Benning

1,146,840

Judith Shoulak

1,333,990

Andrew Block

--

Lee Patterson

--

Emily Decker

--

Dale Applequist

--

Michael Johnson

--

Warren Mack

--

J. Oliver Maggard

--

Jerry Rose

--
As Of 28 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

James Damian

0 0

Sally Smith

82,139 2,941,866

Mary Twinem

49,450 1,521,297

James Schmidt

25,655 908,219

Kathleen Benning

300 0

Judith Shoulak

4,575 293,065

Andrew Block

0 0

Lee Patterson

0 0

Emily Decker

0 0

Dale Applequist

0 0

Michael Johnson

0 0

Warren Mack

0 0

J. Oliver Maggard

0 0

Jerry Rose

0 0
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