People: Carriage Services Inc (CSV)

CSV on New York Consolidated

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17 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Melvin Payne

71 1996 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David DeCarlo

68 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board, President

L.William Heiligbrodt

72 2014 Principal Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Mark Bruce

47 Regional Partner - East

Paul Elliott

52 2012 Regional Partner - West

Shawn Phillips

50 Regional Partner - Central

Barry Fingerhut

67 2012 Independent Director

Donald Patteson

68 2011 Independent Director

Richard Scott

60 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Melvin Payne

Mr. Melvin C. Payne serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Carriage Services Inc. He is a management founder of Carriage, has been our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since December 1996. Mr. Payne has been a director and Chief Executive Officer of Carriage since our inception in 1991. Prior to co-founding Carriage, Mr. Payne spent 10 years in the private company turnaround business involving numerous industries. Prior to his turnaround career, Mr. Payne worked 10 years in the corporate lending business, initially with Prudential Insurance Company and later with Texas Commerce Bank in Houston. Mr. Payne was selected to serve on our Board because he is our Chief Executive Officer and our founder and has proven management skills. Mr. Payne’s diverse industry and financial experience coupled with his personal leadership and founder’s vision for Carriage make him highly qualified to serve as Chairman of the Board.

David DeCarlo

Mr. David J. DeCarlo is Vice Chairman of the Board, President of Carriage Services Inc. He was elected to our Board in May 2011. He has had more than 24 years of experience in the death care industry, having served as an executive officer in various roles for Matthews International (“Matthews”), a leading worldwide supplier of death care products, including serving as President of the Bronze Division and Group President of the Memorialization Group. Mr. DeCarlo also served as a director of Matthews for 22 years. He retired from Matthews as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2008. Before joining Matthews in 1985, Mr. DeCarlo held diverse management and executive roles in finance, manufacturing, operations, sales, marketing and management and information systems at several Fortune 500 companies. Mr. DeCarlo has an MBA in Finance, a Masters of Arts in Economics and Statistics, and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Finance (all but dissertation) from the Wharton School of Finance and University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from West Virginia University.

L.William Heiligbrodt

Mr. L. William Heiligbrodt is Principal Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of Carriage Services Inc. From February 2009 to September 2011, Mr. Heiligbrodt was an independent director of Carriage. From February 2003 until his appointment on our Board, Mr. Heiligbrodt was a private investor and managing partner in a family business. From February 1999 to February 2003, he served as a consultant to Service Corporation International, a funeral services corporation (“SCI”). Mr. Heiligbrodt was the President and Chief Operating Officer of SCI until February 1999, and, prior to holding such positions, served in various management positions with SCI beginning in February 1990. Prior to joining SCI, Mr. Heiligbrodt served as President of Provident Services, Inc. from March 1988 to February 1990. Prior to that, he served for five years as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WEDGE Group Incorporated. Before WEDGE Group Incorporated, Mr. Heiligbrodt served as Chairman of Texas Commerce Bank, Houston and Vice Chairman of Texas Commerce Bancshares, Inc. and as a director of both companies.

Mark Bruce

Mr. Mark R. Bruce is Regional Partner - East Carriage of Carriage Services, Inc., since February 2009. Prior to his appointment as Regional Partner-East, Mr. Bruce served as our Director of Sales Support, Director of Support, Director of Training and Development and Regional Partner-Central. Prior to joining Carriage, Mr. Bruce served for 12 years in various sales and operational leadership roles with other public funeral and cemetery service companies. Mr. Bruce has a BA in International Relations from The American University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.

Paul Elliott

Mr. Paul D. Elliott is Regional Partner - West of Carriage Services, Inc., since September 2012. Prior to joining Carriage, Mr. Elliott was Managing Director for SCI. From February 1995 to August 2012, Mr. Elliott held various management roles in sales, corporate and operations with SCI. From September 1984 to December 1994, Mr. Elliott was a partner in his family's funeral home in Kansas. Mr. Elliott is a graduate of the University of Kansas and the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service.

Shawn Phillips

Mr. Shawn R. Phillips is Regional Partner - Central of Carriage Services, Inc., since June 2011. Prior to his appointment as Regional Partner-Central, Mr. Phillips served as our Regional Partner-West. Prior to joining Carriage, Mr. Phillips served from 1983-2007 in various leadership and operational roles with other public funeral service and cemetery companies. From 1979-1983, Mr. Phillips worked for an independent funeral operator. Mr. Phillips is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.

Barry Fingerhut

Mr. Barry K. Fingerhut serves as an Independent Director of Carriage Services Inc., since March 5, 2012. Mr. Fingerhut has been the Chief Executive Officer and majority equity owner of Certification Partners, LLC, a developer and global distributor of IT certification programs, since the fall of 2010. Prior to 2010, he focused much of his career in investing in small capitalization companies in the for-profit education and training, publishing, media, consumer services, hydrocarbon, investment and financial services industries. He served as President of GeoCapital, LLC from 1981 to 2004, following two years at First Manhattan Co. and four years as a Limited Partner, then as General Partner of Weiss, Peck & Greer. In 1992, he co-founded Wheatley Partners, a venture capital partnership, specializing in investments in new technologies and services. In 2004, he formed Fingerhut Management, a family and friends investment office in New York City. In 2009, he co-founded The Caregiver Institute, LLC, formed to address the enormous challenges of aiding the work of home caregivers in the United States. Mr. Fingerhut also served on our Board for the period from 1995 through 1999.

Donald Patteson

Mr. Donald D. Patteson, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Carriage Services Inc., since August 10, 2011. He is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sovereign Business Forms, Inc. (“Sovereign”), a consolidator in the wholesale manufacturing of custom business forms and related products segment of the printing industry. Prior to founding Sovereign in August 1996, he served as Managing Director of Sovereign Capital Partners, an investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts. Mr. Patteson also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of WBC Holdings, Inc., a consolidator in the rent-to-own industry, and was President and Chief Executive Officer of Temple Marine Drilling, Inc./R.C. Chapman Drilling Co., Inc., a consolidation and workout subsidiary of GE Capital in the drilling industry. He was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Temple Drilling and held various other executive and financial management positions in the offshore drilling industry. Mr. Patteson began his business career with Arthur Andersen’s management consulting practice. Mr. Patteson currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rosetta Resources, Inc. as a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

Richard Scott

Mr. Richard W. Scott serves as an Independent Director of Carriage Services Inc., since 2009. Mr. Scott is a seasoned financial services executive with over 30 years of capital markets experience. Since January 2009, he has served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Loews Corporation, a diversified holdings company, and from 2001 to 2008 he was a senior executive in Insurance Portfolio Management with AIG Investments, a global company engaged in asset management, including service as the Chief Investment Officer–Insurance Operations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Melvin Payne

1,081,240

David DeCarlo

--

L.William Heiligbrodt

947,490

Mark Bruce

485,197

Paul Elliott

457,314

Shawn Phillips

400,998

Barry Fingerhut

--

Donald Patteson

--

Richard Scott

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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