People: Celadon Group Inc (CGI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Russell

74 2012 Chairman of the Board

Paul Will

48 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Leslie Tarble

28 2014 Principal Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

George Chasteen

2015 President - International Business

Chad Hoffman

2015 President - Specialized Business

Lauren Howard

2015 President - Truckload Operations

Nathan Roberts

2015 President - Eagle Logistics Services

Jonathan Russell

43 2010 President - Asset-Light Business Units

Eric Meek

34 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Bobby Peavler

34 2014 Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer

Michael Gabbei

52 2005 Chief Information Officer

Kenneth Core

64 2004 Vice President, Secretary

Danny Williams

2015 Chief Operating Officer - Quality

Michael Miller

69 Lead Independent Director

Anthony Heyworth

70 1999 Independent Director

Catherine Langham

56 2007 Independent Director

Kathryn Schaefer

Finance Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Russell

Mr. Stephen Russell is the Chairman of the Board of Celadon Group, Inc. He has been our Chairman of the Board (“Chairman”) since our inception in July 1986 and served as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") from July 1986 until December 2012, when he transitioned to serving solely as Chairman. He continues to serve as Chairman in a non-employee role. He was our President from September 2000 to October 2004. Mr. Russell's leadership and industry knowledge helped guide our Company through the volatile economic conditions that have persisted over the past several years. In addition to his role within our Company, he is a member of the American Trucking Associations' Executive Committee. He previously served as the Chairman of their Audit Committee, Chairman of the Homeland Security Policy Committee of the American Trucking Associations, and as a member of the Board of the Truckload Carriers Association. Mr. Russell has also served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The Board believes that Mr. Russell's significant and extensive understanding of our business and industry developed over the past 25 years, as well as his leadership skills, qualify him for continued service as a director and the Chairman of the Board.

Paul Will

Mr. Paul Will is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Celadon Group, Inc. He was named CEO in December 2012, and has served as a director since August 2007. He continues to serve as our President, a position he has held since November 2010. He was Vice-Chairman of the Board from August 2007 to December 2012. He was COO and President from July 2011 to December 2012. He was COO, President, and Assistant Secretary from November 2010 to July 2011, and Executive Vice President, CFO, Assistant Secretary, and Treasurer, from April 2004 to November 2010. He was Executive Vice President, CFO, Assistant Secretary, and Treasurer from February 2004 to April 2004; Executive Vice President, CFO, Secretary, and Assistant Treasurer from May 2002 to January 2004; Executive Vice President, CFO, Assistant Secretary, and Assistant Treasurer from September 2001 to May 2002; Vice President, CFO, Assistant Secretary, and Assistant Treasurer from December 2000 to September 2001; Vice President, CFO, and Secretary from December 1998 to December 2000; Vice President, Secretary, and Controller from September 1996 to December 1998; Vice President and Controller for Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. from January 1996 to September 1996; and Controller from September 1993 to January 1996. Mr. Will is a certified public accountant and formerly served as Chairman of the American Trucking Associations' National Accounting and Finance Council. The Board believes that Mr. Will's significant knowledge and thorough understanding of our business operations and industry, which is attributed to his long-term professional experience with our Company, and financial background qualify him to serve on our Board.

Leslie Tarble

Ms. Leslie Tarble is Vice President, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer of the Company. she served as Vice President of Finance from December 2012 to October 2014, Director of Finance from May 2011 to December 2012, Finance Manager from March 2010 to May 2011, and as a Financial Analyst from December 2008 to March 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Tarble worked as an Analyst with Triton Value Partners, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Tarble graduated from Butler University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in finance.

George Chasteen

Mr. George Chasteen is President - International Business of the Company. This division includes all operations associated with Jaguar, Celadon's Mexican subsidiary and Hyndman, Celadon's Canadian subsidiary. Most recently, Mr. Chasteen was Vice President of Mexico. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining Celadon in 2011, he worked for Deloitte & Touche as a CPA.

Chad Hoffman

Mr. Chad Hoffman has been promoted as President - Specialized Business of the Company, This department represents divisions that primarily focus on non-dry van freight. This area will include Temperature Controlled, Intermodal (TOFC and COFC), and Taylor Express - Celadon's bulk transfer business. Mr. Hoffman most recently was Vice President of Operations. He graduated from Franklin College with a double major in Finance and Business Management. He was employed by Irwin Union Bank and Trust as a credit analyst before joining Celadon in 2007.

Lauren Howard

Ms. Lauren Howard is President - Truckload Operations of the Company. This division encompasses all domestic US operations that are primarily focused on Dry Van Freight. This area includes Local and Dedicated as well as Expedited operations, terminal operations and customer service. Most recently, Ms. Howard was the Vice President of Customer Service. She graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor's degree in Public and Corporate Communications and a Master's degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining Celadon in 2012, Ms. Howard worked for the University of Indianapolis as Director of Communications.

Nathan Roberts

Mr. Nathan Roberts has been appointed President - Eagle Logistics Services of the Company. This group is focused on operating asset light business primarily through the use of owner operators owning both their truck and trailer. This department includes Eagle Logistics Services, Flatbed Operations, Quality Drivers, and Celadon Recruiting. Previously, Mr. Roberts was Vice President of Specialized Services. He graduated from Franklin College in 2006 with majors in Finance, Management, Marketing, and Economics. Before joining Celadon in 2012, he was employed in finance at several lending institutions.

Jonathan Russell

Mr. Jonathan Russell is President - Asset-Light Business Units of Celadon Group, Inc., since November 3, 2010. He was our Executive Vice President Logistics and President of TruckersB2B (a former wholly owned subsidiary of the Company in which we currently own a 35% interest) from August 2006 to November 2010. He was President of TruckersB2B from May 2003 to July 2006. He was Chief Operating Officer of TruckersB2B from May 2002 to April 2003. He was Vice President of Operations for TruckersB2B from May 2000 to April 2002. Prior to joining TruckersB2B, Mr. Russell had been a Vice President in the Global Corporate Investment Bank of Citigroup for six years. While at Citigroup, Mr. Russell was responsible for the management of Citibank's New York Treasury non-dollar fixed-income portfolio.

Eric Meek

Mr. Eric Meek is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Meek served the Company as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from April 2012 until October 2014. He served as our Vice President, Treasurer, and Principal Financial Officer from November 2010 to April 2012. He served Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer from December 2008 to November 2010, Director of Finance from March 2006 to December 2008, and as a Financial Analyst from March 2004 to March 2006. Prior to joining Celadon Trucking Services, Inc., Mr. Meek worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young.

Bobby Peavler

Mr. Bobby Peavler is Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer of Celadon Group, Inc. served the Company as Vice President of Accounting from December 2012 to October 2014, Corporate Controller from May 2011 to December 2012 and Assistant Controller from December 2004 to May 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Peavler worked as Tax Accountant with DeWitt and Shrader, PC in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Michael Gabbei

Mr. Michael Gabbei is Chief Information Officer since 2005 of the company. He served as Vice President - Information Technology from 1997 to 2005. Prior to Celadon, Mr. Gabbei worked at Woods Industries, a manufacturing company, as Director of Technology for 9 years and at Whiteford Truck Lines as Application Development Manager for 7 years. Additionally, he has over 8 years in distribution experience. He has more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry

Kenneth Core

Mr. Kenneth Core is Vice President, Secretary of Celadon Group, Inc., since January 2004. He was Vice President of Risk Management from July 2000 to December 2003. He served in various capacities at Builders Transport, Inc. and CRST, Inc. for over twenty-eight years, most recently as Vice President of Risk Management prior to joining the Company in July 2000. Mr. Core has served on the American Trucking Associations' Litigation Center Board of Directors since 2005 and has served on the Board of Directors of Polaris Captive Insurance Company since 2006.

Danny Williams

Mr. Danny G. Williams has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer - Quality of the Company. He previously served as Vice President of the Quality Companies. Mr. Williams graduated from Franklin College in May 2006 and joined Celadon in June of 2006 as a Financial Analyst. He transitioned into the Quality division as a Truck Sales Representative in 2007 and was promoted in October 2008 to Retail Center Manager.

Michael Miller

Mr. Michael Miller is an Lead Independent Director of Celadon Group, Inc. Mr. Miller is our Lead Director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Miller has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of Aarnel Funding Corporation, a venture capital/real estate company, since 1974, a partner of Independence Realty, an owner and manager of real estate properties, since 1989, and President and CEO of Miller Investment Company, Inc., a private investment company, since 1990. Mr. Miller previously served as President, Secretary, Treasurer, and director of Morlex, Inc., a "blank check" shell public company. Mr. Miller has a long and extensive experience with our business. The Board believes that Mr. Miller's extensive history with our Company coupled with his senior executive, operating, corporate governance, finance and financial accounting oversight experience from publicly and privately held companies qualify him to serve on our Board.

Anthony Heyworth

Mr. Anthony Heyworth is an Independent Director of Celadon Group, Inc., since 1999. Mr. Heyworth is Chairman of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Audit Committee”) and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Heyworth retired from KeyCorp in February 2001 as Vice Chairman, Commercial Banking, KeyBank N.A. after a 36-year career with this financial services company. He also served as Chairman, President, and CEO of Keybank – Indiana, Michigan, and Florida from 1989 to 2001. He joined the former Central National Bank in 1965 and was Executive Vice President when the bank merged with Society National Bank of Cleveland in 1986 and KeyBank in 1994. Mr. Heyworth has a long and extensive experience with our business. The Board believes that Mr. Heyworth's significant leadership experience with financial institutions, understanding of financial statements, and long tenure as one of our directors qualifies him well to assist the Board in navigating complex financial issues and serving as a Board member.

Catherine Langham

Ms. Catherine A. Langham is an Independent Director of Celadon Group, Inc., since July 25, 2007. She is a member of both the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Ms. Langham is President and Chief Executive Officer of Langham Logistics, Inc. ("LLI"), a global freight management company specializing in expedited transportation, warehousing, and distribution based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ms. Langham has been with LLI since its inception over twenty years ago and brings extensive experience in the logistics industry. Ms. Langham serves as a director of The Finish Line, Inc., and as a director of H.H. Gregg. Ms. Langham was a director of Marsh Supermarket, Inc. from 1998 through September 2006 and previously served as a member of the Regions Bank Board of Advisors, as a member of the Board of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, as Chairperson of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, and as the Chairperson of the Board of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Indiana Chapter, and of the Air Forwarders Association. Ms. Langham's experience provides the Board with unique insight into business development and management oversight. The Board believes Ms. Langham's extensive experience serving on Boards coupled with her strategic planning, business development, industry knowledge, and management skills qualify her to serve on our Board.

Kathryn Schaefer

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