People: EPR Properties (EPR)

EPR on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Druten

67 2003 Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustee

David Brain

57 1999 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

Mark Peterson

50 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Gregory Silvers

50 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Morgan Earnest

58 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Neil Sprague

59 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Hirons

43 2012 Vice President - Strategic Planning

Thomas Bloch

60 2013 Independent Trustee

Robin Sterneck

56 2013 Independent Trustee

Barrett Brady

68 2004 Independent Trustee

Peter Brown

55 2010 Independent Trustee

Jack Newman

66 2009 Independent Trustee

Brian Moriarty

Vice President - Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Druten

Mr. Robert J. Druten is Independent Chairman of Board of Trustees of EPR Properties since May 15, 2003. In August 2006, Mr. Druten retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a Corporate Officer of Hallmark Cards Incorporated. Mr. Druten serves on the boards of directors of Alliance GP, LLC, the managing general partner of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., a NASDAQ-listed company indirectly engaged in the production and marketing of coal to utilities and industrial users, and Kansas City Southern, a NYSE-listed transportation company. Mr. Druten also serves on the nominating committee and as chairman of each of the audit committee and finance committee of Kansas City Southern, and he serves on the audit and conflicts committees of Alliance GP, LLC. Mr. Druten previously served on the board of directors of American Italian Pasta Company, from 2007 until it was acquired by Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. in July 2010, where he was the chairman of the audit committee and also served on the compensation committee. Mr. Druten received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Rockhurst University.

David Brain

Mr. David M. Brain serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of EPR Properties. He served as our Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 1999 and as our Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Brain acted as a consultant to AMC Entertainment, Inc. in the formation of the Company in 1997. From 1996 until that time he was a Senior Vice President in the investment banking and corporate finance department of George K. Baum & Company, an investment banking firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Before joining George K. Baum & Company, Mr. Brain was Managing Director of the Corporate Finance Group of KPMG LLP, a practice unit he organized and managed for over 12 years. Mr. Brain serves on the board of directors, the audit and nominating and corporate governance committees and is chairman of the compensation committee of American Residential Properties, Inc., a NYSE-listed real estate company. He received a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. from Tulane University, where he was awarded an academic fellowship.

Mark Peterson

Mr. Mark A. Peterson is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of EPR Properties. He was appointed as Senior Vice President in February 2012. From 2004 until this appointment, he served as the Vice President. Mr. Peterson has also served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since 2006. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Peterson was with American Italian Pasta Company (“AIPC”), a publicly traded manufacturing company, most recently serving as Vice President-Accounting and Finance. Mr. Peterson was Chief Financial Officer of J.C. Nichols Company, a real estate company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1995 until its acquisition by Highwoods Properties, Inc. in 1998. Mr. Peterson is a C.P.A. and received a B.S. in Accounting, with highest honors, from the University of Illinois in 1986.

Gregory Silvers

Mr. Gregory K. Silvers is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of EPR Properties. He was appointed as Executive Vice President in February 2012. From 1998 until this appointment, he served as the Vice President. Mr. Silvers has also served as the Chief Operating Officer since 2006 and Chief Development Officer since 2001, and he previously served as the Secretary and General Counsel from 1998 until October 2012. From 1994 to 1998, he practiced with the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP specializing in real estate law. Mr. Silvers received his J.D. in 1994 from the University of Kansas.

Morgan Earnest

Mr. Morgan G. Earnest, II, is Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of EPR Properties. He was appointed Senior Vice President in February 2012. Mr. Earnest has also served as the Chief Investment Officer since 2009. Prior to joining the Company, he was an Executive Vice-President of Capmark Financial Group, Inc. (“Capmark,” formerly GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corporation, or “GMACCM”) and was responsible for the co-management of Lending and Originations for both North America and Europe. On October 25, 2009, Capmark filed for bankruptcy. Formerly, Mr. Earnest was responsible for the GMACCM's Specialty Lending Groups, which consisted of the Healthcare, Hospitality and Construction Lending Divisions. Prior to joining GMACCM, Mr. Earnest was a principal of Lexington Mortgage Company which was acquired by GMACCM in March 1996. Mr. Earnest has an M.B.A. from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia and is a graduate of Tulane University.

Neil Sprague

Mr. Neil E. Sprague is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of EPR Properties since October 2012. From November 2007 until the time he joined the Company, Mr. Sprague was Associate General Counsel of DineEquity, Inc. (“DineEquity”), a publicly-held corporation and the full-service dining chain in the world. At DineEquity, Mr. Sprague most recently served as Brand General Counsel for both Applebee's International, Inc. (“Applebee's”) and for IHOP Corporation (“IHOP”), the two operating subsidiaries of DineEquity. From 2005 until the 2007 merger of Applebee's and IHOP, he was Associate General Counsel of Applebee's. From 1995 to 2005, Mr. Sprague was a partner in the Business Law Division of the law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., where he practiced commercial real estate and general business law. Mr. Sprague received a B.S.B.A. in 1976 and a J.D. in 1981, both with honors, from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Michael Hirons

Mr. Michael L. Hirons is Vice President - Strategic Planning of EPR Properties since February 2012. From 2006 until his appointment he served as the Vice President-Finance. From 2004 to 2006 Mr. Hirons was a co-founder and principal with Preferred Finance Partners, Inc., a firm that provided corporate financial consulting services. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Hirons was with American Italian Pasta Company, a publicly traded manufacturing company, most recently serving as Director of Strategic Business Unit Finance. Mr. Hirons is a C.P.A. and received two bachelor's degrees, with highest distinction, from the University of Kansas in 1993.

Thomas Bloch

Mr. Thomas M. Bloch has been appointed as Independent Trustee of EPR Properties with effect from June 5, 2013. Mr. Bloch retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of H&R Block, Inc. in 1995, after a nineteen year career with the company. He began teaching in Kansas City's urban core at St. Francis Xavier School in 1995 and then in 2000 co-founded University Academy, an urban college preparatory public charter school. Until 2013, he served in numerous positions at the Academy, including as a teacher and President of the Board. Mr. Bloch is also Chairman of the Board of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Trustees. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California in 1976.

Robin Sterneck

Ms. Robin Sterneck has been appointed as Independent Trustee of EPR Properties, effective September 12, 2013. Ms. Sterneck is President of Highland Birch Group, a private business consulting firm. Prior to founding Highland Birch Group, Ms. Sterneck served in various capacities at Swiss Reinsurance ("Swiss Re"), a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer, including serving as Managing Director, Head of Global Talent from January 2009 until her retirement in September 2009, and as Managing Director, Head of Commercial Insurance from 2006 until 2009. Ms. Sterneck joined Swiss Re upon its acquisition of GE Insurance Solutions in 2006. Prior to the acquisition, Ms. Sterneck served in a number of positions at GE Insurance Solutions beginning in 1999, including as Head of the Commercial Insurance Division, a member of the Executive Leadership Team and a Global Marketing Leader. She also served as Senior Vice President of GE Capital from 1996 until 2006, and she previously held a number of positions with various subsidiaries of General Electric Co. ("GE"). Prior to joining GE in 1996, Ms. Sterneck spent 15 years in investment banking and public finance, including serving as Managing Director of Public Finance for Clayton Brown & Associates and as Senior Vice President for Shearson Lehman Brothers. Ms. Sterneck currently serves and has served on numerous non-profit and private company boards. She received a B.S. in Science from Trinity College of Vermont and an M.B.A. from Tulane University.

Barrett Brady

Mr. Barrett Brady is Independent Trustee of EPR Properties since 2004. He retired December 31, 2008 from his position as Senior Vice President of Highwoods Properties, Inc., an NYSE-listed real estate investment trust. Mr. Brady served as President and Chief Executive Officer of J.C. Nichols Company, a real estate company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, until its acquisition in 1998 by Highwoods Properties, Inc. Before joining J.C. Nichols Company in 1995, Mr. Brady was President and Chief Executive Officer of Dunn Industries, Inc., a construction contractor. Mr. Brady received a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from the University of Missouri. Mr. Brady serves on the board of directors, the audit and executive committees, and is chairman of the ESOP of J.E. Dunn Construction Group, Inc. He also serves on the board of directors, the compensation and nominating committees and is chairman of the audit committee of NASB Financial, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed thrift holding company of North American Savings Bank, F.S.B., and he serves on the board of directors and is chairman of the audit committee of North American Savings Bank, F.S.B. Mr. Brady also serves on the board of directors and compensation committee of MRIGlobal.

Peter Brown

Mr. Peter C. Brown serves as Independent Trustee of EPR Properties. He is Chairman of Grassmere Partners, LLC, a private investment firm. Prior to founding Grassmere Partners, Mr. Brown served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of AMC Entertainment Inc., one of the world's theatrical exhibition and entertainment companies, from July 1999 until his retirement in February 2009. He joined AMC in 1990 and served as AMC's President from January 1997 to July 1999, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Brown served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Company from 1997 to 2003. Mr. Brown currently serves on the board of directors and audit and risk evaluation committees of CenturyLink, Inc., an NYSE-listed and Fortune 500 provider of communications services, and he serves on the board of directors and audit and nominating committees of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., a NASDAQ-listed provider of technology, services and content to entertainment companies. Mr. Brown has previously served on the board of directors of National CineMedia, Inc., Midway Games, Inc., LabOne, Inc. and Protection One, Inc. He currently serves and has served on numerous non-profit and private company boards. Mr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Kansas.

Jack Newman

Mr. Jack A. Newman, Jr., is Independent Trustee of EPR Properties since 2009. He currently runs his own company, Jack Newman Advisory Services, through which he offers strategy and general business consulting services. Prior to establishing this entity in 2008, Mr. Newman served for over 12 years as Executive Vice President for Cerner Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed health care information systems and knowledge services company. In this capacity, he served as the primary senior executive charged with establishing and overseeing relationships with Cerner Corporation's domestic clients. Prior to joining Cerner Corporation, Mr. Newman spent 22 years with KPMG LLP, including 14 years as a partner, the last four of which he served as national Partner-in Charge of KPMG LLP's Health Care Strategy Practice. In that capacity, he oversaw the firm's services nationwide in delivering financial analysis, strategy development and merger/acquisition services to health care providers. Mr. Newman is a CPA, has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Benedictine College and a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He serves on the board of directors of Enterprise Bank and Trust, and he serves on the board of directors and audit and corporate governance and nominating committees of Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., an NYSE-listed distributor of propane and related equipment and supplies.

Brian Moriarty

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Druten

--

David Brain

4,916,150

Mark Peterson

2,444,120

Gregory Silvers

3,806,370

Morgan Earnest

2,697,670

Neil Sprague

1,633,590

Michael Hirons

1,095,550

Thomas Bloch

--

Robin Sterneck

--

Barrett Brady

--

Peter Brown

--

Jack Newman

--

Brian Moriarty

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Druten

0 0

David Brain

560,945 9,168,098

Mark Peterson

41,171 731,358

Gregory Silvers

102,370 1,358,066

Morgan Earnest

15,000 258,750

Neil Sprague

0 0

Michael Hirons

6,475 188,590

Thomas Bloch

0 0

Robin Sterneck

0 0

Barrett Brady

0 0

Peter Brown

0 0

Jack Newman

0 0

Brian Moriarty

0 0
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