People: Chuy's Holdings Inc (CHUY.O)

CHUY.O on Nasdaq

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24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Young

65 2013 Co-Chairman of the Board

John Zapp

61 2013 Co-Chairman of the Board

Steven Hislop

54 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jon Howie

46 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Sharon Russell

58 2011 Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary

Frank Biller

57 2008 Vice President - Operations, Southeast Region

Gary LaRue

47 2013 Vice President - Operations, South

Phillip Lazenby

52 2014 Vice President - Operations

Michael Hatcher

53 2009 Vice President - Real Estate and Development

Starlette Johnson

50 2012 Independent Director

Saed Mohseni

51 2012 Independent Director

Douglas Schmick

66 2013 Independent Director

Ira Zecher

62 2011 Independent Director

Fitzhugh Taylor

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Biographies

Name Description

Michael Young

Mr. Michael R. Young is Co-Chairman of the Board of Chuy's Holdings Inc., effective October 24, 2013. He is one of founders, has served as a member of board since November 2006 and became Co-Chairman of the Board in October 2013.

John Zapp

Mr. John A. Zapp is Co-Chairman of the Board of Chuy's Holdings Inc., effective October 24, 2013. He is one of Company's founders, has served as a member of Company's board since November 2006.

Steven Hislop

Mr. Steven J. Hislop is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Chuy's Holdings Inc. He has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since July 2007. From July 2006 through June 2007, Steve was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sam Seltzer Steak House. Prior to that, Steve served as the Concept President and a member of the board of directors of O’Charley’s Restaurants for 18 years, where he helped grow the business from 12 restaurants to a multi-concept company with 347 restaurants. Steve currently serves on the Board of Directors of Not Your Average Joe's, Inc, which is a privately held company.

Jon Howie

Mr. Jon W. Howie is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Chuy's Holdings Inc. From March 2007 to July 2011, Jon served as the Chief Financial Officer of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, LLC. Prior to that, he served 5 years as Controller and was then promoted to Chief Accounting Officer of the Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. Jon is a certified public accountant and prior to joining Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. was employed as an audit senior manager with Grant Thornton, LLP for one year and held various audit positions, including audit senior manager, at Ernst & Young LLP for ten years. At Grant Thornton and Ernst and Young, he served as an accounting and business advisor to both private and public companies and advised a number of these companies in conjunction with their initial and secondary public offerings.

Sharon Russell

Ms. Sharon A. Russell is Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary of Chuy's Holdings Inc. Prior to becoming Chief Administrative Officer, she supervised accounting department from 1987 to 2006 and served as Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to August 2011.

Frank Biller

Mr. Frank Biller is Vice President - Operations, Southeast Region of Chuy's Holdings Inc. HePrior to joining, Frank spent 18 years as the Vice President of Operations for O’Charley’s Restaurants with overall responsibility for 240 restaurants in 19 states.

Gary LaRue

Mr. Gary Thomas LaRue serves as Vice President - Operations, South of Chuy's Holdings, Inc., effective July 25, 2013. He joined the Company in August 2009 as an Area Supervisor. Before his promotion to Vice President of Operations, South, he oversaw seven Chuy's locations in Houston, College Station, Lubbock and San Antonio. From August 2006 until August 2009, Gary served as the Area Director of Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers for half of the company-owned restaurants and managed its company operations and partial franchise operations. Prior to joining Raising Cane's, he held positions for various companies in the restaurant and food industry, including On the Border Mexican Cantina, Central Market and Fuddruckers.

Phillip Lazenby

Mr. Phillip Lazenby serves as Vice President - Operations of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc., since February 2014. Prior to his promotion, he was Area Supervisor over multiple Chuy’s locations across Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Waco. Before joining the company in June of 2008, Phillip served as a Regional Director for O’Charley’s Restaurants and an Area Director for Rio Bravo Restaurants, overseeing 36 restaurants in the Atlanta market for those concepts.

Michael Hatcher

Mr. Michael C. Hatcher is Vice President - Real Estate and Development of Chuy's Holdings Inc. He has served as Vice President of Real Estate and Development since November 2009. Michael joined Chuy’s as a restaurant manager in 1987 and was promoted to General Manager from 1989 to 2002. He was Director of Purchasing and Real Estate from 2002 to 2009.

Starlette Johnson

Ms. Starlette B. Johnson is Independent Director of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. She has served as a member of our board since September 2012. Starlette most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as a Director, of Dave & Buster’s, Inc. from 2007 to 2010. Starlette joined Dave & Buster’s as Chief Strategic Officer in 2006. Prior to joining Dave & Buster’s, Starlette worked at Brinker International, where she held positions of increasing responsibility, including serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer. Starlette served as a member of the Board of Directors for Tuesday Morning, Inc. from 2008 to 2011, during which time she served on the Audit Committee and the Nominating/Governance Committee. She also serves on the Advisory Board for the Hospitality & Tourism Program at Virginia Tech and is also a member of the International Women’s Foundation. Starlette received a B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from Duke University.

Saed Mohseni

Mr. Saed Mohseni is Independent Director of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. He has served as a member of board since September 2012. Saed currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc., the owner and operator of BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille. He was recruited to the Chief Executive Officer position in 2007, assumed the additional role of President in 2009 and led the company through the IPO process in 2010. Additionally, Saed has served as a director of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. since 2006. Prior to joining Bravo Brio, Saed worked at McCormick & Schmick for 21 years, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including serving as a Director from 2004 to 2007 and as Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2007. Saed attended Portland State University and Oregon State University.

Douglas Schmick

Mr. Douglas L. Schmick has been appointed as Independent Director of Chuy's Holdings Inc., effective April 25, 2013. Mr. Schmick is a respected executive with 40 years of experience in the upscale casual dining segment as a co-founder of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants in 1972. Mr. Schmick served on McCormick & Schmick's Board of Directors beginning in 2001 and was appointed Chairman in 2004. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of McCormick & Schmick's from 1974 through 1999, and again from 2007 through 2009. He currently serves on Cheesecake Factory's Board of Directors as a member of the Audit Committee and on Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza's Board of Directors which is a privately held company.

Ira Zecher

Mr. Ira L. Zecher is Independent Director of Chuy's Holdings Inc. He has been a professor at Rutgers University in the Graduate program since September 2010. From 1974 through December 2010, Ira was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, a registered public accounting firm, retiring as a partner. Previously, he was a senior transaction advisory services partner and Far East private equity leader for Ernst & Young LLP, where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining the transaction advisory services group, Ira provided accounting, audit and business-advisory services to both public and private clients for Ernst & Young LLP since 1974. Ira currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Norcraft Companies, Inc. as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Queens College. He is also a certified public accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Fitzhugh Taylor

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