People: Great Southern Bancorp Inc (GSBC.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Turner

81 2000 Chairman of the Board

Joseph Turner

49 2000 President, Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Great Southern Bank, Director

Rex Copeland

49 Treasurer; Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank

Steven Mitchem

62 Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of the Bank

Linton Thomason

58 Vice President - Information Services of the Bank

Douglas Marrs

56 Secretary; Secretary, Vice President - Operations of the Bank

Julie Brown

52 2002 Director

William Barclay

84 1989 Independent Director

Thomas Carlson

61 2001 Independent Director

Larry Frazier

76 1992 Independent Director

Grant Haden

60 2010 Independent Director

Earl Steinert

77 2004 Independent Director

Kelly Polonus

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Biographies

Name Description

William Turner

Mr. William V. Turner is Chairman of the Board of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Great Southern since 1974, Chief Executive Officer of Great Southern from 1974 to 2000, and President of Great Southern from 1974 to 1997. Mr. W. Turner has served in similar capacities with Bancorp since its formation in 1989. Mr. W. Turner has also served as Chairman of the Board and President of Great Southern Financial Corporation since its incorporation in 1974. Mr. W. Turner is the father of Joseph W. Turner, who is a Director and the Chief Executive Officer and President of Bancorp and Great Southern. Mr. W. Turner is also the father of Julie Turner Brown, who is a Director of Bancorp and Great Southern. Mr. W. Turner’s service as Chairman of Great Southern for more than 37 years, including 26 years as Chief Executive Officer, has given him a thorough understanding of the Company’s business and the banking industry and invaluable institutional knowledge.

Joseph Turner

Mr. Joseph W. Turner is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc., and President, Chief Executive Officer of Great Southern Bank, a subsidiary of the company. He joined Great Southern in 1991 and became an officer of Bancorp in 1995. Mr. J. Turner became a Director of Bancorp and Great Southern in 1997. Prior to joining Great Southern, Mr. J. Turner was an attorney with the Kansas City, Missouri law firm of Stinson, Mag and Fizzell. Mr. J. Turner is the son of William V. Turner, who is a Director and the Chairman of the Board of Bancorp and Great Southern. Mr. J. Turner is also the brother of Julie Turner Brown, who is a Director of Bancorp and Great Southern. Mr. J. Turner currently serves as a board member and second vice chairman of the board at CoxHealth. Mr. J. Turner’s many years of experience as an executive of the Company, including as Chief Executive Officer since 2000, have given him invaluable knowledge of all aspects of the Company’s business and operations and strong leadership and organizational skills.

Rex Copeland

Mr. Rex A. Copeland is Treasurer of Great Southern Bancorp Inc., and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Great Southern Bank, a subsidiary of the company. He joined the Bank in 2000 and is responsible for the financial functions of the Company, including the internal and external financial reporting of the Company and its subsidiaries. Mr. Copeland is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Copeland served other financial services companies in the areas of corporate accounting, internal audit and independent public accounting.

Steven Mitchem

Mr. Steven G. Mitchem is Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of Great Southern Bank, a subsidiary of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He joined the Bank in 1990 and is responsible for all lending activities of the Bank. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Mitchem was a Senior Bank Examiner for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Linton Thomason

Mr. Linton J. Thomason is Vice President - Information Services of Great Southern Bank, a subsidiary of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He joined the Bank in 1997 and is responsible for information services for the Company and all of its subsidiaries and all treasury management sales/operations of the Bank. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Thomason was a bank officer in the areas of technology and data processing, operations and treasury management at a commercial bank.

Douglas Marrs

Mr. Douglas W. Marrs is Secretary of Great Southern Bancorp Inc., and Secretary, Vice President - Operations of Great Southern Bank, a subsidiary of the company. He joined the Bank in 1996 and is responsible for all operations functions of the Bank. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Marrs was a bank officer in the areas of operations and data processing at a commercial bank.

Julie Brown

Ms. Julie Turner Brown serves as a Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. She was first appointed a Director of Great Southern and Bancorp in 2002. Ms. Brown is an attorney and shareholder with the Springfield, Missouri law firm of Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell and Brown, P.C., having joined the firm in February 1996. Ms. Brown is active in local civic affairs, having served on the Boards of the Ozarks Technical College Foundation, Boys and Girls Club and the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools, among others. Ms. Brown is the daughter of William V. Turner, who is a Director and the Chairman of the Board of Bancorp and Great Southern, and the sister of Joseph W. Turner, who is a Director and the Chief Executive Officer and President of Bancorp and Great Southern. Ms. Brown’s legal background and experience make her a particularly valuable resource to the Board. Ms. Brown also has strong ties to the local community through her involvement in civic affairs.

William Barclay

Mr. William E. Barclay is Independent Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He was first elected a Director of Great Southern in 1975 and of Bancorp in 1989. Mr. Barclay is the founder and served as President and/or Chairman of Auto-Magic Full Service Car Washes in Springfield, Missouri from 1962 until his retirement in 2004, as noted below. Mr. Barclay also founded Barclay Love Oil Company in Springfield, Missouri in 1964, founded a chain of Ye Ole Buggy Bath Self-Service Car Washes in Springfield, Missouri in 1978 and opened a Jiffy Lube franchise in Springfield, Missouri in 1987. In 2004, Mr. Barclay sold the Auto-Magic and Jiffy Lube businesses and is now retired. None of these entities are affiliated with Bancorp. Mr. Barclay’s background as an owner and operator of multiple businesses in the Springfield area provides a long history of entrepreneurship and managerial knowledge that are particularly valuable to the Board.

Thomas Carlson

Mr. Thomas J. Carlson is Independent Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. Mr. Carlson is an attorney and practiced law for 20 years. He is now engaged full-time in real estate management. He is President of Mid America Management, Inc., which manages various properties throughout Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. Mr. Carlson served on the Springfield City Council from 1983 through 2002, and served seven terms as Mayor of the City of Springfield. None of these entities are affiliated with Bancorp. Mr. Carlson’s many years of service on the Springfield City Council and as Mayor of the City of Springfield give him deep ties to the Springfield community and a thorough understanding of local business and economic matters. He also brings to the Board knowledge and experience in real estate and legal matters.

Larry Frazier

Mr. Larry D. Frazier is Independent Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He was first elected a Director of Great Southern and of Bancorp in May 1992. Mr. Frazier was elected a Director of Great Southern Financial Corporation in 1976, where he served until his election as Director of Great Southern and Bancorp. Mr. Frazier is retired from White River Valley Electric Cooperative in Branson, Missouri, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from 1975 to 1998. Mr. Frazier also has served as President of Rural Missouri Cable T.V., Inc. from 1979 to 2000. These entities are not affiliated with Bancorp. Mr. Frazier brings to the Board strong organizational and leadership skills developed from his many years of experience as a chief executive.

Grant Haden

Mr. Grant Q. Haden is Independent Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He was first appointed a Director of Bancorp and Great Southern in September 2010. Mr. Haden is an attorney and managing partner of Haden, Cowherd and Bullock, LLC. He was a founding shareholder and past vice chairman of the board of directors of Douglas County National Bank and Douglas County Banc Shares until the entities sold in 1991. Mr. Haden is a graduate of Drury University and obtained his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He currently serves as a board member and first vice chairman of the board at CoxHealth and board member and past president and chairman of Ozarks Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Haden’s expertise in the banking industry and demonstrated leadership provide unique perspectives that are particularly valuable to the Board.

Earl Steinert

Mr. Earl A. Steinert, Jr., is Independent Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. He was first appointed a Director of Great Southern and Bancorp in 2004. Mr. Steinert was a practicing certified public accountant from 1962 until his retirement in 2006. He is the owner of EAS Investment Enterprises Inc., which owns and operates hotels in Springfield, Missouri. He is also managing general partner/owner of Mid American Real Estate Partners, which owns and operates apartments. Mr. Steinert is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Missouri Society of CPAs. None of these entities are affiliated with Bancorp. Mr. Steinert brings to the Board more than 40 years of experience in public accounting, as well as knowledge and experience in commercial real estate matters.

Kelly Polonus

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Turner

398,196

Joseph Turner

677,597

Rex Copeland

343,183

Steven Mitchem

310,287

Linton Thomason

178,930

Douglas Marrs

249,410

Julie Brown

--

William Barclay

--

Thomas Carlson

--

Larry Frazier

--

Grant Haden

--

Earl Steinert

--

Kelly Polonus

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

William Turner

86,000 584,141

Joseph Turner

86,000 582,221

Rex Copeland

44,620 399,486

Steven Mitchem

43,900 384,645

Linton Thomason

0 0

Douglas Marrs

19,239 157,196

Julie Brown

0 0

William Barclay

0 0

Thomas Carlson

0 0

Larry Frazier

0 0

Grant Haden

0 0

Earl Steinert

0 0

Kelly Polonus

0 0
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