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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Troy Templeton

52 1999 Chairman of the Board

James Minarik

60 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Duffy

36 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Hirshberg

58 2007 Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Paul DiComo

2010 Senior Vice President - Marketing and Product Development

Mark Rutledge

39 2010 Senior Vice President - Engineering

Michael Smith

46 2007 Vice President - Operations

KC Bean

49 2005 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

J. Steven Wood

59 2006 Vice President - Sales

Alan Heim

60 2007 Vice President - Human Resources

Glenn Busse

50 2007 Senior Vice President - Sales

Jon Elias

43 1999 Director

Darrell Issa

59 1999 Director

Seth Johnson

60 2007 Director

Kevin McColgan

56 2005 Director

Victor Orler

55 2005 Director

Andrew Robertson

71 2001 Director

S. James Spierer

68 2005 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Troy Templeton

Troy D. Templeton has served as Chairman of the Board since December 1999. Mr. Templeton is a Managing Partner of Trivest Partners, L.P., a private investment firm that specializes in management services, acquisitions, dispositions, and leveraged buyouts, and has served in various capacities with affiliates of Trivest Partners, L.P. since 1989. Mr. Templeton currently serves as Chairman of the Board of CMX Consulting, Inc., a privately held design and engineering firm, Box-Board Products, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of corrugated cardboard products, DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., a holding company for DirectBuy, Inc., a privately held leading franchisor of consumer buying clubs, and Twin-Star International, Inc., a privately held home furnishings manufacturer and a leading manufacturer of electronic fireplaces and bathroom vanities. Mr. Templeton currently serves on the board of directors of Allegiance Security Group, a privately held security guard services business. Mr. Templeton previously served as Chairman of the Board of Corvest Promotional Products, Inc., a privately held supplier of promotional products, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2007. Mr. Templeton received a Bachelor of Business Administration, magna cum laude, and a Masters of Business Administration from Stetson University.

James Minarik

James E. Minarik has served as Chief Executive Officer since January 2001. From 1992 to December 2000, Mr. Minarik was employed by business units of the publicly traded and Japan-based Clarion Company Limited, a supplier of audio equipment to global car manufacturers and retailers, including as the Chief Executive Officer of Clarion Corporation of America from 1997 to December 2000. Mr. Minarik currently serves on the board of directors of Escort Inc., a privately held radar detector company, Twin-Star International, Inc., a privately held home furnishings manufacturer and a leading manufacturer of electric fireplaces and bathroom vanities, and of the Boys and Girls Club of Vista Foundation. Mr. Minarik has previously served as a member of the Board of the Consumer Electronics Association from 1992 through 2007 and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Electronics Industry Association from 2001 through 2006. Mr. Minarik received both a Bachelors Degree and a Masters of Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.

Kevin Duffy

Kevin P. Duffy is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Directed Electronics Inc. since November 2007. Mr. Duffy previously served company as Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Marketing from March 2006 to November 2007, and Vice President from June 2003 to March 2006. From July 2002 to June 2003, Mr. Duffy served as a consultant to company. From August 2001 to June 2003, Mr. Duffy attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he received a Masters of Business Administration. From August 2000 to January 2002, Mr. Duffy worked for ThinkTank Holdings LLC, a private venture capital firm located in Southern California, and one of its portfolio companies, as Vice President of Business Development and then as Executive Vice President. Mr. Duffy’s previous experience includes serving as Director of Strategy at Clarion Corporation of America, as well as consulting with Bain & Company and Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Duffy also holds an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University.

Richard Hirshberg

Richard J. Hirshberg is Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of Directed Electronics Inc. since November 2007. Prior to his appointment to this position, Mr. Hirshberg served as Vice President - Treasurer from March 2007 to November 2007 and Vice President - Internal Audit and Compliance from September 2005 to March 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Hirshberg served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President - Finance from March 2001 to September 2005. From January 1998 to March 2001, Mr. Hirshberg worked for several start-up companies in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer. From January 1991 to December 1997, Mr. Hirshberg served in various capacities, culminating in the position of Chief Financial Officer, for McGaw, Inc., a publicly traded pharmaceutical manufacturer. Mr. Hirshberg is a Certified Public Accountant and spent over 11 years at Arthur Andersen & Co. in various capacities. Mr. Hirshberg received a Bachelors Degree from Northwestern University and a Masters of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Paul DiComo

Mark Rutledge

Mark E. Rutledge has served as Senior Vice President - Engineering of DEI Holdings Inc. He served as Vice President from January 2001 to March 2006. Mr. Rutledge has been employed various capacities since 1994. Prior to joining current company, Mr. Rutledge served as a mobile electronics specialist in both retail sales and installations. Mr. Rutledge received a Bachelors of Science and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at San Diego. Mr. Rutledge also received a Masters of Science in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego.

Michael Smith

Michael N. Smith has served as Vice President - Operations of Directed Electronics, Inc. since March 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Smith served as Vice President - Operations and IT from March 2006 to March 2007, as Vice President - Operations, Human Resources and Information Technology from February 2005 to March 2006, and as a Vice President - Marketing from April 2002 to February 2005. From 1990 until April 2002, Mr. Smith served in various capacities for Ford Motor Company, including information technology, mergers and acquisitions, business strategy, and the Wingcast division. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelors Degree, with Highest Honors, in Business Administration/Operations Management from Auburn University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration/Information Technology from the University of Texas at Austin.

KC Bean

KC Bean has served as Vice President and General Counsel since July 2004 and as Secretary of Directed Electronics, Inc since November 2005. From August 2003 to July 2004, Mr. Bean served as General Counsel, and from September 2000 to August 2003, Mr. Bean served as Director of Intellectual Property. From September 1997 to September 2000, Mr. Bean attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor. Mr. Bean holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Boise State University and is licensed to practice law in the State of California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

J. Steven Wood

Steven Wood has served as Vice President — Sales of Directed Electronics, Inc. since July 2006. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Wood served as the Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing for Bernie’s, a retailer of appliances and televisions in New England, from July 2005 to July 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Wood served as Vice President of Merchandising for Ultimate Electronics, a retailer of consumer electronics products from March 2000 to March 2005. Mr. Wood is a 31-year veteran of the consumer electronics industry with experience in many different facets of the industry, primarily in retail.

Alan Heim

Alan P. Heim has served as Vice President - Human Resources of Directed Electronics, Inc. since November 2007. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Heim served as the Director of Human Resources of RF Magic, Inc (now Entropic Communications) from September 2006 to September 2007. From January 2004 to August 2006, Mr. Heim served as Vice President for HR Interactive, a management consulting firm. Mr. Heim served as Vice President of Operations and HR for Lathian Systems, a software development company, from January 2000 to November 2006, and as Corporate Director, Human Resources for ICN Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Heim held multiple leadership positions over a 23-year career as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps and retired at the rank of Colonel. During his Marine Corps experience, Mr. Heim was awarded a Research Fellowship at Harvard where he studied and wrote on leadership and change. Mr. Heim holds a BA degree from Salem State College, and a MA in HR Management from Pepperdine University. He was awarded his SPHR (Senior Professional of Human Resources) certification in 1997.

Glenn Busse

Glenn R. Busse has served as Senior Vice President - Sales of Directed Electronics, Inc. since January 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Busse served as Vice President of Sales or Vice President of Sales and Marketing since joining company in 1986. Prior to joining company, Mr. Busse served as the National Sales Manager of Black Bart Systems, a vehicle security company. Mr. Busse received his baccalaureate certification from Lycee Paul Langevin in Surenes, France and is fluent in French.

Jon Elias

Jon E. Elias has served as a director of the company since December 1999. Mr. Elias is a partner of Trivest Partners, L.P. and has served in various capacities with affiliates of Trivest Partners, L.P. since 1997. Mr. Elias currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Allegiance Security Group, a privately held security guard services business, and on the board of directors of CMX Consulting, Inc., a privately held design and engineering firm, Box-Board Products, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of corrugated cardboard products, DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., a holding company for DirectBuy, Inc., a privately held leading franchisor of consumer buying clubs, and Twin-Star International, Inc., a privately held home furnishings manufacturer and a leading manufacturer of electric fireplaces and bathroom vanities. Mr. Elias received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Boston College and his Masters of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Darrell Issa

Congressman Darrell E. Issa has served as a director of Directed Electronics, Inc. since December 1999. Mr. Issa founded the company in 1982 and also served as President and Chief Executive Officer until December 2000. Mr. Issa was elected to Congress in 2000 and serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Mr. Issa previously served on the Board of Governors for the Electronics Industry Alliance and as Chairman of the Consumer Electronics Association. Mr. Issa attended Kent State University and Siena Heights College and earned a degree in business.

Seth Johnson

Seth Johnson is Director of Directed Electronics, Inc, effective September 13, 2007. Mr. Johnson currently teaches business at Chapman University. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson served as Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., a publicly traded specialty retailer of casual apparel, accessories, and footwear from April 2005 through September 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson served as Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. from November 2004 through April 2005. Mr. Johnson served on the board of directors of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. from November 2004 through September 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson was employed for 12 years by Abercrombie & Fitch, most recently as Chief Operating Officer and a member of their board of directors. Mr. Johnson’s other experience includes employment at The Limited, BATUS Retail Group and Dayton Hudson, Inc. Mr. Johnson attended Yale University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and earned his MBA at the University of Chicago.

Kevin McColgan

Kevin B. McColgan has been a member of Directed Electronics, Inc's board of directors since November 2005. Mr. McColgan has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Corvest Promotional Products, Inc., a privately held supplier of promotional products, which recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and an affiliate of Trivest Partners, L.P., since February 2005. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wellington Cordage, LLC, a privately held manufacturer and retailer of consumer and commercial cordage, from March 2004 to February 2005. Mr. McColgan previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aero Products International, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of adjustable air mattresses and beds, from July 1997 to February 2004. Mr. McColgan holds a Bachelor of Arts in business economics from the State University of New York.

Victor Orler

Victor J. Orler has been a member of Directed Electronics, Inc's board of directors since November 2005. Prior to retiring in September 2002, Mr. Orler was a Partner at Accenture Ltd, a public consulting firm, from 1990 to September 2002. Currently, Mr. Orler serves as a guest lecturer teaching financial analysis and shareholder value management for Accenture Ltd’s Management Training Program. Mr. Orler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University and a Masters of Business Administration in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago. Mr. Orler also teaches finance at Northwestern University.

Andrew Robertson

Andrew D. Robertson has served as a director of company since January 2001. Mr. Robertson has served as the President of Robertson, LLC, a private mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, since February 2001. From 1991 until February 2001, Mr. Robertson served in various capacities for Merrill Lynch, culminating in his position as Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Exclusive Sales Group, Investment Banking Division. Mr. Robertson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Westminster College, a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University Law School, and a Masters of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University.

S. James Spierer

S. James Spierer has been a member of Directed Electronics, Inc's board of directors since November 2005. Until his retirement in April 2006, Mr. Spierer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Jet Plastica Industries, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of plastic foodservice disposables and an affiliate of Trivest Partners, L.P., since 1987. Prior to that, Mr. Spierer held various positions with Exxon Mobil Corporation, a publicly traded petroleum and petrochemical company, for 18 years, serving most recently as Vice President of Planning and General Manager in the company’s plastics division. Mr. Spierer holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Brooklyn College and a Master of Science from New York University.
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