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Boyd Gaming Corp (BYD)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Boyd

85 2008 Executive Chairman of the Board

Keith Smith

56 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marianne Johnson

58 2008 Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President

Josh Hirsberg

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Brian Larson

61 2008 Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

Theodore Bogich

61 2016 Executive Vice President - Operations

Stephen Thompson

57 2016 Executive Vice President - Operations

Anthony McDuffie

56 2013 Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer)

William Boyd

57 1992 Vice President, Director

Robert Boughner

64 2016 Director

John Bailey

56 2015 Independent Director

Richard Flaherty

72 2011 Independent Director

Christine Spadafor

61 2009 Independent Director

Peter Thomas

67 2015 Independent Director

Paul Whetsell

66 2015 Independent Director

Veronica Wilson

65 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Boyd

Mr. William S. Boyd is Executive Chairman of the Board of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Mr. Boyd has served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since January 2008, and he previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 1988 through December 2007. A co-founder of California Hotel and Casino, Mr. Boyd has been a director of that company since its inception in 1973, and he has held several offices with that company, including having served as its President. Prior to joining California Hotel and Casino, Mr. Boyd practiced law in Las Vegas for 15 years. Between 1970 and 1974, he also was Secretary, Treasurer and a member of the board of directors of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino. Mr. Boyd has served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the American Gaming Association and the President Emeritus of the National Center for Responsible Gaming. Mr. Boyd is also a member of the board of directors of Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Keith Smith

Mr. Keith E. Smith is a President, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Gaming Corporation. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company from October 2001 through December 2007, and prior to being appointed President, Mr. Smith had served as the Company’s Executive Vice President since May 1998. He joined the Company in September 1990. Mr. Smith served as a board member of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from 2009 through 2014, including having been appointed to serve as its Chairman from January 2012 through December 2014. In 2005, Mr. Smith was appointed to the Board of the Nevada Resort Association and served as Chairman from December 2008 until December 2012. Mr. Smith is also a member of the board of directors of the American Gaming Association, having served as its Chairman in 2010 and 2011. He served as the Vice Chairman of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority from January 2006 to July 2011. Mr. Smith is currently a member of the board of directors of Sky West, Inc. (“Sky West”), and serves on the Audit Committee and as Chair of the Compensation and Stock Option Committee of Sky West.

Marianne Johnson

Ms. Marianne Boyd Johnson is a Vice Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice President of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Ms. Johnson has served as Executive Vice President of the Company since January 2008. She also serves as chief diversity officer of the Company. Ms. Johnson previously held the position of Senior Vice President of the Company from December 2001 through December 2007; and prior to being elected Senior Vice President, she had served as Vice President of the Company since September 1997. From 1976 until September 1990, she held a variety of operations positions with the Company. Ms. Johnson also serves on the board of directors of Western Alliance Bancorporation.

Josh Hirsberg

Mr. Josh Hirsberg is a Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (Principal Financial Officer) of Boyd Gaming Corporation. He joined the Company as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective January 1, 2008 and was promoted to Executive Vice President effective January 13, 2016. Prior to his position with the Company, Mr. Hirsberg served as the Chief Financial Officer for EdgeStar Partners, a Las Vegas-based resort development concern. He previously held several senior-level finance positions in the gaming industry, including Vice President and Treasurer for Caesars Entertainment and Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations for Harrah's Entertainment.

Brian Larson

Mr. Brian A. Larson is a Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Mr. Larson has served as our Executive Vice President and General Counsel since January 1, 2008 and as our Secretary since February 2001. Mr. Larson became our Senior Vice President and General Counsel in January 1998. He became our Associate General Counsel in March 1993 and Vice President-Development in June 1993.

Theodore Bogich

Mr. Theodore A. Bogich is a Executive Vice President, Operations of Boyd Gaming Corporation. He was appointed an Executive Vice President, Operations on January 13, 2016. Mr. Bogich joined Boyd Gaming in 2004 as Vice President and General Manager of Sam’s Town Tunica, and was named Vice President and General Manager of Blue Chip Casino Hotel in Michigan City, Indiana, in 2007. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations in 2012.

Stephen Thompson

Mr. Stephen S. Thompson is a Executive Vice President - Operations of Boyd Gaming Corporation. He was appointed an Executive Vice President, Operations on January 13, 2016. Prior to his being appointed this position, Mr. Thompson served in numerous senior executive positions with Boyd Gaming since joining the Company in 1983, including Senior Vice President, Operations for Boyd Gaming’s Nevada region since 2004.

Anthony McDuffie

Mr. Anthony D. McDuffie is a Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer) of Boyd Gaming Corporation. He has served as our Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since March 2013. Prior to being appointed Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. McDuffie, served as the Company's Director, Accounting Policy & Reporting, since October 2012. Mr. McDuffie previously served as Vice President, Finance and Controller of Pinnacle Airlines Corp. from October 2011 until September 2012. Prior to joining Pinnacle Airlines, Mr. McDuffie served as a financial accounting consultant to businesses in the manufacturing, health care and emergency air ambulance industries from May 2009 until October 2011. Mr. McDuffie served as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Caesars Entertainment Corporation from November 2001 to May 2009.

William Boyd

Mr. William R. Boyd is a Vice President and Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. From June 1987 until December 1990, he was Director of Operations at the Fremont Hotel and Casino. From 1978 until 1987, he held various administrative and operations positions at the California Hotel and Casino and Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall. Mr. Boyd serves on the board of directors of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Nevada. He also serves as chairman of the Company’s corporate compliance committee and is a member of the Company’s diversity council. Mr. Boyd is the son of William S. Boyd and the brother of Marianne Boyd Johnson, both of whom are directors and officers of the Company.

Robert Boughner

Mr. Robert L. Boughner is Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Mr. Boughner has served as a Senior Partner with Global Market Advisors, a leading international consulting firm serving the hospitality and gaming industries, since September 2016. Prior to his current role, and having more than 25 years of senior management experience with the Company, Mr. Boughner had most recently served until his retirement in August 2016 as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, a position he had held since December 2009. Additionally, Mr. Boughner’s experience with the Company includes his service from January 2009 through November 2012 as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Marina District Development Company, LLC (“MDDC”), then the limited liability company formed as part of a 50-50 joint venture with MGM Resorts International, which owned and operated the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa and the Water Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of our Echelon Place project from July 2005 through the sale of the project in March 2013. Mr. Boughner had held the position of Chief Executive Officer of MDDC from January 1999 through June 2006. Prior to his initial service with MDDC, Mr. Boughner had served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of the Company, from April 1990 and May 1998, respectively, through October 2001. He is active in civic and industry affairs. Mr. Boughner currently serves on the board of directors of Southwest Gas Corporation and has previously served for 20 years on the board of directors of the Bank of Nevada.

John Bailey

Mr. John Robert Bailey is an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Mr. Bailey is managing partner of Bailey Kennedy, a Las Vegas law firm. Mr. Bailey has more than 30 years of legal experience, with a particular focus on business practices, commercial corporate litigation, healthcare law and gaming law. Prior to founding his law firm in 2001, Mr. Bailey was an associate and shareholder with Lionel Sawyer & Collins, Nevada’s largest law firm at that time. Mr. Bailey has served in board positions with a wide range of regulatory and community organizations over the last 15 years, including as Chairman of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Chairman of the Nevada State Bar Moral Character and Fitness Committee, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, and a Director of the Council for a Better Nevada and the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. He also previously served on the Board of Directors of SHFL Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company.

Richard Flaherty

Dr. Richard E. Flaherty is an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. From September 2008 until retiring in July 2010, Dr. Flaherty served as the Dean of the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific, in Stockton, California. Prior to that, he had served as Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Accounting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (“UNLV”) for eight years, and before joining UNLV, Dr. Flaherty was on the faculty at Arizona State University for approximately twenty-one years. He was also previously on the faculties of the University of Illinois and Oklahoma State University, and served for almost two years as a research associate at the Financial Accounting Standards Board. He has published articles on financial accounting theory and practice in several journals and co-authored an intermediate accounting textbook through six editions.

Christine Spadafor

Ms. Christine J. Spadafor is an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. She has served as Chief Executive Officer of SpadaforClay Group, Inc., a Harvard Square management consulting firm, since she founded the firm in 2004. SpadaforClay consults on strategy, operations and board issues. For nearly a decade, she was a partner/principal with three global management consulting firms, including The Boston Consulting Group. Ms. Spadafor is a licensed attorney and in 2008, the American Bar Association recognized her as one of the nation’s top 20 female attorneys with business expertise. She has served several non-profit organizations in board and executive leadership capacities. For nearly 10 years, she was Chief Executive Officer of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, a non-profit organization that cares for abused and homeless children. Ms. Spadafor is a Visiting Executive lecturer at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. She also conducts seminars at Harvard Kennedy School and is a frequent speaker at board retreats and industry events. Ms. Spadafor is an invited keynote speaker at Harvard Medical School’s international 2017 “Women in Leadership” conference.

Peter Thomas

Mr. Peter M. Thomas is an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Mr. Thomas served as a director of Coast Casinos from August 2002 until his election to the board of directors of the Company, and he served on the Rio Suite Hotel and Casino, Inc. board of directors from 1995 to 1999. Mr. Thomas is the Managing Director of Thomas & Mack Co. LLC, a commercial real estate development and management company. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bank of America, Nevada from 1992 to 1995 and, prior to the acquisition of Valley Capital Corporation by Bank of America, as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Valley Bank of Nevada from 1982 to 1992. Mr. Thomas was the Chairman of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Committee on Fiscal Affairs and a committee member from 1994 through 2006. Mr. Thomas has been a member of the board of directors of City National Bank since April 2003 and was a board member of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from January 2003 to December 2008.

Paul Whetsell

Mr. Paul W. Whetsell is an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation, He has served as the Vice Chairman of Loews Hotels Holding Corporation, and prior to his current position with Loews, he had served as its President and CEO since January 2012. From 2006 through the present, Mr. Whetsell is the president and chief executive officer of Capstar Hotel Company. From August 1998 until May 2006, Mr. Whetsell served as the Chairman and CEO of Meristar Hospitality Corporation, and as the Chairman of Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Inc. (“Interstate”) from August 1998 until March 2009. From August 1998 until October 2003, he also served as the CEO of Interstate and its predecessor. He serves on the board of NVR, Inc., a publicly traded company, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He also serves on the board of Hilton Grand Vacations, Inc., a publicly traded company. Mr. Whetsell was a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Industry Real Estate and Financing Advisory Council, and previously served on the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

Veronica Wilson

Ms. Veronica J. Wilson is an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Ms. Wilson joined Hero School Initiatives, a non-profit organization that serves the homeless, in the role as its Executive Director. From November 2009 until June 2014, Ms. Wilson served as the Executive Director of the Blind Center of Nevada, an organization that assists people with visual impairments. From June 2014 until December 2014, she served as consultant for the Blind Center. Prior to her role as Executive Director, she had served as that organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2000. In addition, from July 1993 through March 2002, Ms. Wilson had served as the Chief Executive Officer of JMJ Inc., the former operator of the Aladdin Hotel & Casino. Prior to serving as the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Wilson served as JMJ Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer from June 1992 to July 1993. From 1973 to 1992, Ms. Wilson held several accounting positions with Maxim Hotel & Casino. Ms. Wilson has served as a committee member on the Nevada State Rehabilitation Council, Chairman of the Aging and Disability Resource Center Advisory Board and a member of the Nevada Strategic Plan Accountability Committee. Ms. Wilson has over 30 years of experience in the gaming industry.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Boyd

3,525,330

Keith Smith

7,444,870

Marianne Johnson

1,184,880

Josh Hirsberg

2,289,060

Brian Larson

2,081,270

Theodore Bogich

--

Stephen Thompson

1,354,080

Anthony McDuffie

--

William Boyd

3,337,810

Robert Boughner

30,705

John Bailey

233,508

Richard Flaherty

277,235

Christine Spadafor

251,933

Peter Thomas

280,008

Paul Whetsell

240,210

Veronica Wilson

239,992
As Of  30 Dec 2016