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Great Southern Bancorp Inc (GSBC.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Turner

82 2000 Chairman of the Board

Joseph Turner

50 2000 President, Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Great Southern Bank, Director

Rex Copeland

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

Steven Mitchem

63 Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of the Bank

Linton Thomason

59 Vice President - Information Services of the Bank

Douglas Marrs

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

Julie Brown

53 2002 Director

William Barclay

85 1989 Independent Director

Thomas Carlson

62 2001 Independent Director

Larry Frazier

77 1992 Independent Director

Grant Haden

61 2010 Independent Director

Douglas Pitt

48 2015 Independent Director

Earl Steinert

78 2004 Independent Director

Kelly Polonus

IR Contact Officer

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.

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 and currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp and Great Southern. 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.

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 Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. 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 is 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.

William Barclay

Mr. William E. Barclay is an 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.

Thomas Carlson

Mr. Thomas J. Carlson is an Independent Director of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. since January 2001. 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.

Larry Frazier

Mr. Larry D. Frazier is an 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 (a subsidiary of Great Southern) 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.

Grant Haden

Mr. Grant Q. Haden is an 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.

Douglas Pitt

Mr. Douglas M. Pitt is an Independent Director of Bank and the Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Pitt was first appointed a Director of Bancorp and Great Southern in January 2015. Mr. Pitt has been a technology entrepreneur for decades, merging his computer networking firm with TSI Global, LLC ("TSI") in 2013. His former company, ServiceWorld Computer Center, was a past recipient of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award and was also recognized as the Springfield Business Journal's Philanthropic Business of the Year. Mr. Pitt is currently employed by TSI as General Manager of the Springfield office of TSI. Mr. Pitt is a well-known philanthropist and civic leader, both locally and internationally. He currently serves as a board member of WorldServe International, which operates one of the largest water drilling companies in East Africa. Locally, he founded Care To Learn, a non-profit organization with a mission to fund child health, hunger and hygiene needs. Mr. Pitt is also past Chairman of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

Earl Steinert

Mr. Earl A. Steinert, Jr., is an 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.

Kelly Polonus

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