People: Echo Global Logistics Inc (ECHO.O)

ECHO.O on Nasdaq

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Skinner

76 2007 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Menzel

52 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Waggoner

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kyle Sauers

42 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Nitin Kapoor

2014 Chief Technology Officer

Evan Schumacher

44 2013 Chief Commercial Officer

Nelda Connors

48 2013 Independent Director

Matthew Ferguson

47 2010 Independent Director

David Habiger

44 2012 Independent Director

Bradley Keywell

44 2005 Independent Director

Suzanne Karpick

IR Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Skinner

Mr. Samuel K. Skinner is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Echo Global Logistics Inc., since February 2007. He 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 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., MedAssets, Inc., Express Scripts, Inc. and 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 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.

David Menzel

Mr. David B. Menzel is President, Chief Operating Officer of Echo Global Logistics Inc. From April 2008 until his appointment as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Menzel served as the Company’s 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 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. He 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 our Company, 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., effective October 7, 2013. Mr. Sauers previously served, from January 2011 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, as the Company’s Senior Vice President Finance and Controller. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sauers served from 2008 through 2011 as General Manager at Varian Medical Systems, an NYSE-listed company. Mr. Sauers holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois and is a C.P.A.

Nitin Kapoor

Mr. Nitin Kapoor is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Kapoor previously was the Senior Vice President, Products and Services at the company. He joined Echo Global Logistics in March of 2013, coming to the company from Open Mile, a Boston-based truckload brokerage acquired by Echo. As the Co-Founder and the Vice President of Engineering and Product at Open Mile, Mr. Kapoor developed the firm's cloud-based technology that brought automation to manual transportation management processes. Mr. Kapoor has over 18 years of experience in managing technology innovation at supply chain and e-commerce companies. Before co-founding Open Mile, Mr. Kapoor was the Director, Platform Engineering at Sterling Commerce, a Columbus-based software company that was acquired by IBM. He also co-founded and held the Director of Technology position at Yantra Corporation, a provider of order management and supply chain technology solutions.

Evan Schumacher

Mr. Evan Schumacher is Chief Commercial Officer of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. He joined the company in March 2013 as Senior Vice President of Truckload following the acquisition by Echo of Open Mile, an online transportation service provider, where he served as CEO. Prior to joining Echo, Mr. Schumacher served as CEO of three additional venture capital backed companies: Going.com, a million member online community for finding "who's going where" in urban cities; Everypoint, a platform for delivering real-time mobile applications prior to the advent of the iphone; and, Celarix, the first managed service for the logistics industry serving Fortune 500 customers. Before his career as a technology entrepreneur, Mr. Schumacher held logistics management positions at LA Gear, Stride Rite and KPMG. Mr. Schumacher holds a BA from Northeastern University and an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Nelda Connors

Ms. Nelda J. Connors serves as Independent Director of Echo Global Logistics, Inc., effective April 12, 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 (NYSE: BSX), the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Blount International, Inc. (NYSE: BLT) 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., since February 2010. Mr. Ferguson has served as the Chief Executive Officer of CareerBuilder.com, an online recruiting service, since 2004. Prior to 2004, Mr. Ferguson served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President at CareerBuilder.com since 2000. Mr. Ferguson is a partner in Woodington Management, LLC, a real estate management company. Mr. Ferguson serves on the board of directors of ExactTarget, Inc., an email software provider, and Retrofit, Inc., a health-focused venture-funded start-up. He is also Chairman of the Board of Snehta, a small business platform. He received a masters 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 has been appointed as Independent Directorof Echo Global Logistics, Inc., effective December 28, 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 in July 2012. Mr. Habiger served in various roles at Sonics Solutions, a digital media software company, from February 1993 to February 2011. Most recently, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from September 2005 to February 2011. Mr. Habiger is also director of RealD, a company producing technology for 3D movies. Mr. Habiger received his bachelor's degree from St. Norbert College and his Master's of 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 since February 2005. Mr. Keywell is also a co-founder of Groupon, Inc. and has served on its Board 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 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 since that time. From May 2000 to March 2001, Mr. Keywell served as the President of HA-LO Industries Inc. Mr. Keywell co-founded Starbelly.com Inc., which was acquired by HA-LO in May 2000. 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 Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. 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.

Suzanne Karpick

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Samuel Skinner

--

David Menzel

1,402,690

Douglas Waggoner

1,403,880

Kyle Sauers

1,411,030

Nitin Kapoor

--

Evan Schumacher

1,353,960

Nelda Connors

--

Matthew Ferguson

--

David Habiger

--

Bradley Keywell

--

Suzanne Karpick

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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