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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Whitman

62 2000 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Young

62 2005 Chief Financial Officer, EVP - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Secretary

Scott Miller

47 2012 Executive Vice President - Business Development and Marketing

Michael Covey

51 2010 Executive Vice President of Global Solutions and Partnerships and Education Practice Leader

Clifton Davis

58 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Colleen Dom

53 2013 Executive Vice President - Operations

Shawn Moon

48 2015 Executive Vice President - Strategy Markets

Paul Walker

40 2015 Executive Vice-President of Global Sales and Delivery

Dennis Heiner

72 2008 Lead Independent Director

Joel Peterson

68 1997 Director

Anne Chow

2016 Independent Director

Clayton Christensen

64 2004 Independent Director

Michael Fung

65 2012 Independent Director

Donald McNamara

62 1999 Independent Director

Esther Stepp

70 1997 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Whitman

Mr. Robert A. Whitman is Chairman of the Board since 1999, President and Chief Executive Officer since 2000 of Franklin Covey Co. Mr. Whitman has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since June 1999 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2000. Mr. Whitman previously served as a director of the Covey Leadership Center from 1994 to 1997. Prior to joining us, Mr. Whitman served as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Hampstead Group from 1992 to 2000 and is a founding partner at Whitman Peterson. Mr. Whitman received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the University of Utah and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Stephen Young

Mr. Stephen D. Young is Executive Vice President of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer since 2001, Chief Financial Officer since 2002, and Corporate Secretary since 2005 of the company. Prior to joining us, he served as Senior Vice-President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and director of international operations for Weider Nutrition for seven years; as Vice-President of Finance at First Health for ten years; and as an auditor at Fox and Company, a public accounting firm, for four years. Mr. Young has more than 35 years of accounting and management experience and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Young was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brigham Young University.

Scott Miller

Mr. Scott J. Miller is Executive Vice President - Business Development and Marketing of Franklin Covey Co., since March 26, 2012. Mr. Miller, who has been with Franklin Covey for nearly 18 years, previously served as Vice-President of Business Development and Marketing. Mr. Miller’s role as an Executive Vice-President caps 12 years on our front line, working with thousands of client facilitators across many markets and countries. Prior to his appointment as Vice-President of Business Development and Marketing, Mr. Miller served as the general manager of our central regional sales office for six years. Scott originally joined the Covey Leadership Center in 1996 as a client partner with the Education division. Mr. Miller started his professional career with the Disney Development Company, the real estate development division of the Walt Disney Company, in 1992. During his time with the Disney Development Company, Scott identified trends and industry best practices in community development, education, healthcare, architectural design, and technology. Mr. Miller received a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication from Rollins College in 1996.

Michael Covey

Mr. Michael Sean Merril Covey is Executive Vice President of Global Solutions and Partnerships, Education Practice Leader of Franklin Covey Co., since July 28, 2010. Sean was formerly Senior Vice President of Innovations and Product Development from April 2006 to September 2009, where he led the development of nearly all of the Company’s current organizational offerings, including: The 7 Habits curriculum; xQ; The 4 Disciplines of Execution; The Leader in Me; and Leadership Greatness. Prior to 2006, Sean ran the Franklin Covey retail chain of stores, growing it to $152 million in sales. Before joining FrankinCovey, Sean worked for the Walt Disney Company, Trammel Crow Ventures, and Deloitte & Touche Consulting. Sean is also the author of several books, including The 4 Disciplines of Execution, The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make, the New York Times Best Seller The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, and the international bestseller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into 20 languages and has sold over 4 million copies. Sean graduated with honors from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and later earned his MBA from the Harvard Business School. Sean is the son of the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey, who formerly served as the Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors of the company.

Clifton Davis

Mr. Clifton Todd Davis is Executive Vice President since 2010 and Chief People Officer since 2009 of Franklin Covey Co. He has been an Executive Officer since September 2008. Mr. Todd has over 29 years of experience in training, training development, sales and marketing, human resources, coaching, and executive recruiting. He has been with Franklin Covey for the past 19 years. Previously, he was a Director of our Innovations Group where he led the development of core offerings including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Signature Program and The 4 Disciplines of Execution. He also worked for several years as our Director of Recruitment and was responsible for attracting, hiring, and retaining top talent for the organization. Prior to joining us, Mr. Todd worked in the medical industry for 9 years where he recruited physicians and medical executives along with marketing physician services to hospitals and clinics throughout the country.

Colleen Dom

Ms. Colleen Dom has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Operations of Franklin Covey Co., effective September 18, 2013. Ms. Dom began her career with the Company in 1985 and served as the first “Client Service Coordinator,” providing service and seminar support for some of the Company’s very first clients. Prior to her appointment as an Executive Vice President, Ms. Dom has served as Vice President of Domestic Operations since 1997 where she had responsibility for the Company’s North American operations, including client support, supply chain, and feedback operations. During her time at Franklin Covey Co., Ms. Dom has been instrumental in creating and implementing systems and processes that have supported the Company’s strategic objectives and has more than 30 years of experience in client services, sales support, operations, management, and supply chain. Due to her valuable understanding of the Company’s global operations, Ms. Dom has been responsible for numerous key assignments that have enhanced client support, optimized operations, and built capabilities for future growth. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Dom worked in retail management and in the financial investment industry.

Shawn Moon

Mr. Shawn D. Moon is the Executive Vice-President of Strategic Markets of the company since 2015. He is responsible for the Company’s Government Sales, Sales Performance Practice, Customer Loyalty Practice and Global 50 team. Mr. Moon has been an Executive Officer since July 2010 and served previously as our Executive Vice-President of Global Sales and Delivery. Mr. Moon has more than twenty-nine years of experience in sales and marketing, program development, and consulting services. From November 2002 to June 2005, Shawn was a Principal with Mellon Financial Corporation where he was responsible for business development for their human resources outsourcing services. Shawn also coordinated activities within the consulting and advisory community for Mellon Human Resources and Investor Solutions. Prior to November 2002, he served as the Vice President of Business Development for our Training Process Outsourcing Group, managed vertical market sales for nine of our business units, and managed our eastern regional sales office. Shawn received a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University in English Literature and he is the author of the books, The Ultimate Competitive Advantage: Why Your People Make All the Difference and the 6 Practices You Need to Engage Them; and Talent Unleashed: Three Leadership Conversations for Tapping the Unlimited Potential of People.

Paul Walker

Mr. Paul S. Walker is Executive Vice-President of Global Sales and Delivery of the company since September 1st ,2015. He is a 15-year veteran of Franklin Covey Co. Mr. Walker began his career with Franklin Covey in 2000 in the role of business developer, was promoted to a Client Partner, and then to an Area Director. In 2007, Mr. Walker became General Manager of the Company’s Central Sales Region, an 11-state area that also included Ontario, Canada. Prior to working for Franklin Covey, Mr. Walker was a senior sales partner for Alexander’s Digital Printing and a middle-market pilot coordinator with New York Life. Mr. Walker graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Dennis Heiner

Mr. Dennis G. Heiner is Lead Independent Director of Franklin Covey Co., since August 2008. Mr. Heiner currently serves as Managing Member of Sunrise Oaks Capital Fund, LLC, a small private bridge loan financing fund. Mr. Heiner served from 1999 to 2004 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Werner Holding Co., a leading manufacturer of climbing products and aluminum extrusions. Prior to joining Werner, he was employed by Black & Decker Corporation from 1985 to 1999 where he served for 6 years as Senior Vice President and President Worldwide Small Electric Appliances, and later as Executive Vice President and President of the Hardware and Home Improvement Group, a world leader in residential door hardware and plumbing fixtures. From 1979 to 1985, Mr. Heiner was employed by Beatrice Foods where he served as a Division President. From 1972 to 1979, Mr. Heiner was employed by Conroy Inc., a manufacturer of recreational vehicles, where he held positions of Director of Marketing and Vice President of Finance and International Marketing. Mr. Heiner has also served on several other boards including Rayteck, Shell Oil’s AERA Board, and Werner Holdings. Mr. Heiner received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Weber State University and his MBA degree from Brigham Young University. He also completed Executive programs at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and the Harvard Business School.

Joel Peterson

Mr. Joel C. Peterson is Director of Franklin Covey Co., since May 1997. Mr. Peterson served as a director of Covey Leadership Center from 1993 to 1997, and as Vice-Chairman of Covey Leadership Center from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Peterson founded Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based private equity group with some $400 million under management, which focuses on providing growth and buyout capital to businesses with strong management teams and a track record of success. Separate from this private equity business, Mr. Peterson founded Peterson Ventures to fulfill a passion for partnering with talented entrepreneurs in earlier stage or smaller ventures. Mr. Peterson has been on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University since 1992 where he has taught courses in real estate investment, entrepreneurship, and leadership. In 2005, he was selected by students to receive the Distinguished Teacher Award. In the past he has served as a director at Stanford’s Center for Leadership Development and Research, as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Group, and on the advisory Board of GSB. Mr. Peterson currently serves as an Overseer at the Hoover Institution. Between 1973 and 1991, he was Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Board member, and Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Company, the world’s largest private real estate development firm. Over the past 35 years, he has served on dozens of public and private boards including Asurion, the Dallas Market Center, Texas Commerce Bank (Dallas), the Advisory Board at the GSB at Stanford, and on the President’s Council at Brigham Young University. He was valedictorian at his undergraduate institution, Brigham Young University, and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1973.

Anne Chow

Ms. Anne H. Chow is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chow is currently the President of Integrator Solutions at AT&T Business. As President of Integrator Solutions, Anne leads a team of over 6,000 industry professionals around the globe who are responsible for developing, delivering, and managing integrated solutions for AT&T’s largest multinational business customers as a direct channel as well as through strategic alliances. The global scope of her responsibilities include sales and end-to-end relationship management for both Systems Integrator Solutions and Energy Solutions verticals, multi-billion dollar income statement ownership for these segments as well as for AT&T’s sourcing business, and customer service operations for complex managed services across AT&T Business. Since 2000, Ms. Chow has held a variety of leadership positions at AT&T, including Senior Vice President – Global Solutions and Sales Operations and Senior Vice President – Premier Client Group. Ms. Chow holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with Distinction from The Johnson School at Cornell University, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree and Masters of Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Ms. Chow is also a graduate of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School of Music.

Clayton Christensen

Dr. Clayton M. Christensen is Independent Director of Franklin Covey Co., since March 16, 2004. Dr. Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School where he has been a faculty member since 1992. Dr. Christensen was a Rhodes Scholar and received his Masters of Philosophy degree from Oxford and his MBA and DBA from the Harvard Business School. He also served as President and Chairman of CPS Technologies from 1984 to 1989. From 1979 to 1984 he worked as a consultant and project manager for the Boston Consulting Group. Dr. Christensen is the founder of Rose Park Advisors, Innosight LLC, and the Christensen Institute for Disruptive Change.

Michael Fung

Mr. Michael Fung is Independent Director of Franklin Covey Co., since July 20, 2012. Mr. Fung has spent the past 11 years at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. where he was the Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart U.S., a position he held from 2006 through his retirement in February 2012. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Fung served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Global Procurement and was promoted in 2003 to Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive. In his previous roles with Wal-Mart, Mr. Fung was responsible for U.S. finance operations, including strategy, merchandising, logistics, real estate, operations, professional services, and financial planning and analysis. Prior to his experience at Wal-Mart, Mr. Fung held financial leadership positions at Universal Foods Corporation, Vanstar Corporation, Bass Pro Shops, Inc., and Beatrice Company. Mr. Fung received his Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Fung is a Certified Public Accountant and is an active board member of the Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund.

Donald McNamara

Mr. Donald J. McNamara is Independent Director of Franklin Covey Co.., since June 1999. Mr. McNamara is the founder of The Hampstead Group, LLC (The Hampstead Group), a private equity investor based in Dallas, Texas, and has served as its Chairman since its inception in 1989. Mr. McNamara received an undergraduate degree in architecture from Virginia Tech in 1976 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1978. The Hampstead Group is the sponsor of Knowledge Capital, and Mr. McNamara serves on the Board as a designee of Knowledge Capital.

Esther Stepp

Ms. E. Kay Stepp is Independent Director of Franklin Covey Co., since May 1997. Ms. Stepp, a retired executive, is the former chairperson of the board of Providence Health and Services, and served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Portland General Electric, an electric utility, from 1978 to 1992. She formerly was principal of Executive Solutions, an executive coaching firm, from 1994 to 2001, and was a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from 1991 to 1995. Ms. Stepp also served as a director of the Covey Leadership Center from 1992 to 1997. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and a Master of Arts in Management from the University of Portland. Ms. Stepp also attended the Stanford Executive Program and the University of Michigan Executive Program.