People: Echo Global Logistics Inc (ECHO.O)

ECHO.O on Nasdaq

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Skinner

77 2007 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Menzel

53 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Waggoner

56 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kyle Sauers

43 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Evan Schumacher

45 2013 Chief Commercial Officer

Nelda Connors

49 2013 Independent Director

Matthew Ferguson

48 2010 Independent Director

David Habiger

46 2012 Independent Director

Bradley Keywell

45 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Skinner

Mr. Samuel K. Skinner is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Echo Global Logistics Inc., Samuel K. Skinner first joined our Board in September 2006 and has served as our non-executive Chairman of the Board since February 2007. Since May 2004, Mr. Skinner has been of counsel at the law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP where he is the Chair of the Chicago Governmental Affairs Practice. Mr. Skinner served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of US Freightways Corporation from July 2000 to May 2003, and from 1993 to 1998 he served as President of Commonwealth Edison Company and its holding company Unicom Corporation. During his time at US Freightways, US Freightways was one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the country until its merger with YRC. Mr. Skinner served as the Chief of Staff to President George H.W. Bush from December 1991 to August 1992, and from 1989 to 1991, he served as the Secretary of Transportation. In 1975, he was appointed by President Gerald R. Ford as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Skinner is currently a director of Navigant Consulting, Inc., Express Scripts, Inc., Virgin America and the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) Inc. Mr. Skinner holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Skinner brings to the Board extensive leadership experience and transportation and logistics industry experience in both the public and private sectors, operations management skills and experience with corporate governance and regulatory matters, having served as the chief executive officer of a large public company and a director of several public companies.

David Menzel

Mr. David B. Menzel is President, Chief Operating Officer of Echo Global Logistics Inc. David B. Menzel has served as President since July 2014 and as our Chief Operating Officer since October 2013 and will continue to serve in such capacities until December 31, 2016, unless such term is otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. From April 2008 to September 2013, Mr. Menzel served as our Chief Financial Officer. From May 2005 to March 2008, Mr. Menzel was the Chief Financial and Operating Officer of G2 SwitchWorks Corp., a travel technology company. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Menzel served as a managing director of Parson Consulting, a management consulting firm. Mr. Menzel served as the Chief Executive Officer of YesMail, Inc. from 2000 to 2003, and as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2000. Mr. Menzel was also the Chief Financial Officer of Campbell Software from 1994 to 1999, and worked in the Audit and Financial Consulting Practice of Arthur Anderson LLP from 1985 to 1994. Mr. Menzel holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from Florida State University.

Douglas Waggoner

Mr. Douglas R. Waggoner is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Douglas R. Waggoner has served as our Chief Executive Officer since December 2006 and on our Board since February 2008. Mr. Waggoner will serve as our Chief Executive Officer until December 31, 2016, unless such term is otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. Prior to joining Echo, Mr. Waggoner founded SelecTrans, LLC, a freight management software provider based in Chicago, Illinois. From April 2004 to December 2005, Mr. Waggoner served as the Chief Executive Officer of USF Bestway, and from January 2002 to April 2004, he served as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for USF Corporation. Mr. Waggoner served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Daylight Transport from April 1999 to January 2002, Executive Vice President from October 1998 to April 1999, and Chief Information Officer from January 1998 to October 1998. From 1986 to 1998, Mr. Waggoner held a variety of positions in sales, operations, marketing and engineering at Yellow Transportation before eventually leaving the company as the Vice President of Customer Service. Mr. Waggoner holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from San Diego State University. Mr. Waggoner provides the Board significant transportation industry-specific operations management and leadership experience.

Kyle Sauers

Mr. Kyle Sauers is Chief Financial Officer of Echo Global Logistics, Inc., Kyle L. Sauers has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2013 and will continue to serve in such capacity until December 31, 2016 unless such term is otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. Mr. Sauers joined the company in 2011 as our Senior Vice President of Finance and Controller. Prior to Echo, Mr. Sauers was the General Manager of Varian Medical Systems’ Security & Inspection Products Division, a result of Varian’s acquisition of Bio-Imaging Research (“BIR”) where he had served on the board of directors and as Chief Financial Officer since 2005. BIR was a leading supplier of cargo screening systems and software. Prior to BIR, Mr. Sauers spent eight years at Sphere Communications, a leading VoIP software technology company, most recently as Chief Financial Officer. Before Sphere, Mr. Sauers served in various financial management positions at APAC Customer Services, a provider of outsourced customer care and acquisition services. Mr. Sauers began his career as part of the Audit and Business Advisory Practice at Arthur Andersen,

Evan Schumacher

Mr. Evan Schumacher is Chief Commercial Officer of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. Evan Schumacher has served as our Chief Commercial Officer since October 2013 and will continue to serve in such capacity until December 31, 2016, unless such term is otherwise terminated or renewed, pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement. Mr. Schumacher joined the Company in March 2013 with the acquisition of Open Mile, Inc. and served as Senior Vice President Truckload National Accounts. From October 2006 to October 2009, Mr. Schumacher served as Chief Executive Officer of Going.com, a social media website that was acquired by AOL in 2009. In October 2009, Mr. Schumacher founded Open Mile, Inc. and served as Chief Executive Officer until it was acquired by Echo in March 2013. Mr. Schumacher holds a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Nelda Connors

Ms. Nelda J. Connors serves as Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics, Inc., Nelda J. Connors has served on our Board since April 2013. Ms. Connors is the founder, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, an advisory services and investment firm. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore International Inc. from December 2010 until June 2011. Atkore, formerly the Electrical and Metal Products division of Tyco International, became privately held in December 2010, and Ms. Connors served as President of this Tyco division from April 2008. Prior to joining Tyco, she served as Vice President at Eaton Corporation from August 2002 to March 2008 where she held several positions in operations, continuous improvement and general management. Prior to joining Eaton, Ms. Connors was employed in a number of executive and management capacities in the automotive industry. Ms. Connors serves on the board of directors of Boston Scientific Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Blount International, Inc. and Vesuvius plc, and as a trustee for the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Chicago. Ms. Connors holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Dayton. Ms. Connors brings to the Board broad experience in the areas of operations and financial management and business strategy.

Matthew Ferguson

Mr. Matthew W. Ferguson is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Matthew Ferguson has served on our Board since February 2010. Mr. Ferguson has served as the Chief Executive Officer of CareerBuilder.com, an online recruiting service, since 2004, and as its Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Ferguson is a partner in Woodington Management, LLC, a real estate management company. Mr. Ferguson serves on the board of directors of Capella Education Company, a publicly traded for-profit postsecondary education company. He is also Chairman of the Board of Snehta, a small business platform. He received a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. Mr. Ferguson brings to the Board extensive leadership experience, operations management skills and experience with corporate governance and regulatory matters, having served as chief executive officer of a large global company and its partnership with several publicly-held entities.

David Habiger

Mr. David C. Habiger is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. David Habiger has served on our Board since December 2012. From June 2011 to July 2012, Mr. Habiger served as the Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group Ltd. until it was acquired by Cisco Systems. Mr. Habiger served in various roles at Sonic Solutions, a digital media software company, from February 1993 to February 2011, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer from September 2005 to February 2011. Mr. Habiger is also a director of Control4, DTS, Enova, Immersion, RealD and Textura. Mr. Habiger received his bachelor’s degree from St. Norbert College and his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors as well as the Center for Corporate Innovation. Mr. Habiger brings to the Board extensive leadership and management experience, having served as the chief executive officer of a public company, as well as public company board experience.

Bradley Keywell

Mr. Bradley A. Keywell is an Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc. Bradley A. Keywell is a co-founder of the Company and has served on our Board since February 2005. Mr. Keywell is also a co-founder of Groupon, Inc. and has served on its board of directors since December 2006. In 2008, Mr. Keywell co-founded Lightbank LLC, a private investment firm specializing in information technology companies, and has served as a manager of Lightbank since that time. In April 2006, Mr. Keywell co-founded MediaBank, LLC, an electronic exchange and database that automates the procurement and administration of advertising media, and has served as a director or manager of Mediabank since that time. In 2014, Mr. Keywell co-founded Uptake Technologies LLC, an information technology company, and has served as Chief Executive Officer since that time. Mr. Keywell also serves as a trustee of Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust. Mr. Keywell serves on the boards of trustees of the Zell-Lurie Entrepreneurship Institute at the University of Michigan, the NorthShore University HealthSystem Foundation, and the Polsky Center of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Keywell is the Chairman of the Illinois Innovation Council. Mr. Keywell is also the founder and Chairman of Chicago Ideas Week and the Connect to the Future Foundation. Mr. Keywell is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Keywell holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Keywell brings to the Board an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the information technology sector as well as public company director experience.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Samuel Skinner

--

David Menzel

1,693,240

Douglas Waggoner

2,651,650

Kyle Sauers

1,107,650

Evan Schumacher

979,308

Nelda Connors

--

Matthew Ferguson

--

David Habiger

--

Bradley Keywell

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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