People: Heartland Payment Systems Inc (HPY)

HPY on New York Consolidated

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Carr

68 2000 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Baldwin

58 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Samir Zabaneh

2014 Chief Financial Officer

David Gilbert

56 2012 President - Hospitality Group

Michael Lawler

51 2012 President - Strategic Markets Group

Charles Kallenbach

49 2007 General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Mitchell Hollin

51 2011 Lead Independent Director

Maureen Breakiron-Evans

59 2012 Independent Director

Robert Niehaus

58 2001 Independent Director

Marc Ostro

64 2002 Independent Director

Jonathan Palmer

71 2003 Independent Director

Richard Vague

58 2007 Independent Director

Joseph Hassett

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Biographies

Name Description

Robert Carr

Mr. Robert O. Carr serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., since October 2000. Mr. Carr had been Chairman of the Members’ Committee and Chief Executive Officer of predecessor, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, from March 1997 to October 2000 when the merger of Heartland Payment Systems LLC into Company became effective. Mr. Carr co-founded Heartland Payment Systems LLC with Heartland Bank in March 1997. Prior to founding Heartland, Mr. Carr worked in the payments and software development industries for 25 years. Mr. Carr received a B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

Robert Baldwin

Mr. Robert H. B. Baldwin, Jr., is Vice Chairman of the Board of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Prior to that, as President from October 2007 until June 2012, and as Chief Financial Officer from inception in October 2000 until April 2011. Mr. Baldwin had been Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of predecessor, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, from May 2000 to October 2000. From July 1998 to May 2000, Mr. Baldwin served as the Chief Financial Officer of COMFORCE Corp., a publicly-traded staffing company. From 1985 through July 1998, Mr. Baldwin was a Managing Director in Smith Barney’s Financial Institutions advisory business and from 1980 to 1985 he was a Vice President with Citicorp. Mr. Baldwin received a B.A. in History from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Samir Zabaneh

Mr. Samir Zabaneh, CPA., is Chief Financial Officer of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Prior to joining Heartland, Samir served as Chief Financial and Strategy Officer as well as Chief Operating Officer for Moneris Solutions Corporation, Canada’s leading payment processor, based in Toronto. Prior to joining Moneris, Samir also held various leadership roles with Fortress Investment Group, Q9 Networks, Inc., CIT/Newcourt Capital, Inc., PwC, and Ernst & Young. Samir graduated from Northeastern University, Boston, with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He also earned a Master of Science degree in finance from Boston College, and an MBA degree from Suffolk University, Boston. Samir is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

David Gilbert

Mr. David Gilbert is President - Hospitality Group of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Prior to joining, he served as Chief Operating Officer of the National Restaurant Association from February 2009 until June 2012, where was responsible for the National Restaurant Association's technology, operations, trade shows, business partnerships and food safety training programs. Prior to the National Restaurant Association, Mr. Gilbert was a restaurant industry consultant with Gilbert & Associates beginning in July 2006 and has held other senior executive positions including chief administrative officer with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. and executive vice president and chief administrative officer with Shoney's, Inc. Mr. Gilbert holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Florida State University.

Michael Lawler

Mr. Michael A. Lawler serves as President - Strategic Markets Group of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Prior to that as Chief of Corporate Development and Executive Director of Payment Portal Systems from October 2009 until June 2012. From December 2008 until October 2009, Mr. Lawler worked as a consultant for the Company on various projects. Previous to joining, he served as Senior Vice President, Electronic Payment Processing, of Tier Technologies, Inc., where he was responsible for the company's electronic payment processing subsidiaries. Mr. Lawler holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and a master’s degree in computer science from Auburn University.

Charles Kallenbach

Mr. Charles H. N. Kallenbach is General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. He has served as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer since January 2, 2007 and Secretary since January 17, 2007. From February 2004 through December 2006, Mr. Kallenbach was senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory and Secretary for SunCom Wireless Holdings Inc., an NYSE-listed wireless communications company that was acquired by T-Mobile. From September 2001 to January 2004, Mr. Kallenbach was Vice President and General Counsel for Eureka Broadband Corporation. From January 2000 to September 2001, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, as well as Vice President of Human Resources for 2nd Century Communications. From April 1996 to January 2000, Mr. Kallenbach was Vice President Legal and Regulatory Affairs for e.spire Communications, Inc. Prior to that, he practiced law with Jones Day and Swidler & Berlin from November 1990 to April 1996. He also served as Legislative Assistant to United States Senator Arlen Specter from June 1985 to July 1987. Mr. Kallenbach holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law.

Mitchell Hollin

Mr. Mitchell L. Hollin serves as Lead Independent Director of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. He has served as one of directors since October 2001 and as lead director since January 2011. Mr. Hollin is a Partner of LLR Capital, L.P., which is the general partner of LLR Equity Partners, L.P., an independent private equity firm, which he joined in August 2000. From 1994 until joining LLR Capital, L.P., Mr. Hollin was a founder and Managing Director of Advanta Partners LP, a private equity firm affiliated with Advanta Corporation. Prior to his involvement with Advanta Partners LP, Mr. Hollin was a Vice President at Cedar Point Partners LP, a middle market buyout firm and before that an Associate at Patricof & Co. Ventures, Inc., an international venture capital firm. Mr. Hollin is a member of the board of directors of various private companies. Mr. Hollin received a B.S. in Economics and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Maureen Breakiron-Evans

Ms. Maureen Breakiron-Evans is an Independent Director of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. Ms. Breakiron-Evans served as Chief Financial Officer of Towers Perrin from January 2007 until April 2008, where she was the head of Financial Resources and responsible for the firm’s financial strategy. From February 2005 until October 2006, Ms. Breakiron-Evans served as Vice President and General Auditor of CIGNA Corporation where she was responsible for managing the enterprise risk management and internal audit functions. From 2001 to 2004, Ms. Breakiron-Evans served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Inovant, LLC, which is VISA’s captive technology development and transaction processing company. Prior to that, Ms. Breakiron-Evans held several positions at Transamerica Corporation in San Francisco including Vice President and General Auditor, Vice President of Control and Services and President of Transamerica Business Technologies Corp. Ms. Breakiron-Evans began her career as a financial auditor, ultimately serving as an Audit Partner with Arthur Andersen & Co. On January 1, 2011, Ms. Breakiron-Evans began serving a four year term as a director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh. Ms. Breakiron-Evans also serves as a director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, an information technology services provider, since 2009, where she serves on the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Breakiron-Evans also served as a director of ING Direct, an Internet bank, from November 2005 until March 2007. Ms. Breakiron-Evans received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stetson University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Stanford University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.

Robert Niehaus

Mr. Robert H. Niehaus is an Independent Director of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. He has served as one of directors since October 2001. Mr. Niehaus is the Chairman and founder of GCP Capital Partners, the successor to Greenhill Capital Partners, the merchant banking business of Greenhill & Co., Inc. (NYSE: GHL). Mr. Niehaus also serves as a Senior Advisor of Greenhill & Co. Prior to year end 2010, Mr. Niehaus served as the Chairman and a Senior Member of Greenhill Capital Partners, which he formed upon his arrival in January 2000. Mr. Niehaus served as a member of Greenhill & Co.’s Management Committee from its formation in January 2004 until December 2010. Prior to joining Greenhill & Co., Mr. Niehaus spent 17 years at Morgan Stanley & Co., where he was a Managing Director in the merchant banking department from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Niehaus was Vice Chairman and a Director of the Morgan Stanley Leveraged Equity Fund II, L.P., a private equity investment fund, from 1992 to 1999, and was Vice Chairman and a Director of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners III, L.P., a private equity fund, from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Niehaus was also the Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley’s merchant banking department from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Niehaus currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Iridium Communications Inc., a mobile satellite company and the director of various private companies. Mr. Niehaus previously served as a director of the following publicly held companies: American Italian Pasta Company from 1992 to January 2008, Crusader Energy Group Inc. from July 2008 to July 2009, EXCO Resources Inc. from November 2004 to June 2009, Global Signal, Inc. from October 2002 until its merger with Crown Castle International Corp., or Crown Castle, in January 2007, and Crown Castle from January 2007 to July 2007. Mr. Niehaus received a B.A. in International Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Marc Ostro

Dr. Marc J. Ostro, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., since October 2002. Since February 17, 2006, Dr. Ostro has served as a General Partner in Devon Park Bioventures, a venture capital fund targeting investments in therapeutics companies and, in certain cases, medical device, diagnostic and drug discovery technology companies. Previously, from January 2002 to February 2006, Dr. Ostro was a partner at TL Ventures, L.P., a Pennsylvania-based venture capital firm. Immediately prior to that, Dr. Ostro was a private consultant to the biotechnology industry since May 2000. From November 1997 to May 2000, he was Senior Managing Director and Group Leader for KPMG Life Science Corporate Finance (Mergers and Acquisitions). In 1981, Dr. Ostro co-founded The Liposome Company, a biotechnology company. Dr. Ostro received a B.S. in Biology from Lehigh University, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Syracuse University, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois Medical School.

Jonathan Palmer

Mr. Jonathan J. Palmer is an Independent Director of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., since November 2003. Since May 2006, Mr. Palmer has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PA Liberty Holdings, an investment company. From November 2005 until September 2010, Mr. Palmer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FSV Payment Systems, a prepaid debit issuer and processor. From 1999 to October 2003, Mr. Palmer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Processing Services. From 1996 to 1999, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wellspring Resources, an outsourced benefits administrator. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Palmer was the Chief Retail Banking and Technology Executive at Barnett Banks, where he created Barnett Technologies, an outsourced services firm offering a wide range of back office functions for banks. Prior to joining Barnett Banks, he was an Executive Vice President with Shearson Lehman Brothers, and held a number of roles at Fidelity Bank in Philadelphia, succeeding to Vice Chairman in the late 1980s. Mr. Palmer received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from LaSalle University, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Richard Vague

Mr. Richard W. Vague is an Independent Director of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., since May 2007. Since October 2010, Mr. Vague has served as Managing Partner of Gabriel Investments, an early stage investment fund. From May 2007 until September 2011, Mr. Vague served as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Energy Plus, a Philadelphia-based electricity and natural gas supplier. Immediately prior to that, Mr. Vague served as the Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Bank Delaware, a financial institution and credit card issuer, a company he co-founded as Juniper Financial in 2000; the company was sold to Barclays Bank Delaware in 2004. From 1985 to 1999, Mr. Vague was with First USA, a company he co-founded and eventually served as Chairman and CEO. He also served for a period as Chairman of Paymentech, the merchant processing subsidiary of First USA. In 1997, Bank One acquired First USA. Mr. Vague received a B.S. in communication from the University of Texas at Austin.

Joseph Hassett

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Carr

1,023,750 19,086,240

Robert Baldwin

640,300 10,926,230

Samir Zabaneh

0 0

David Gilbert

0 0

Michael Lawler

8,750 246,372

Charles Kallenbach

48,000 1,038,770

Mitchell Hollin

0 0

Maureen Breakiron-Evans

0 0

Robert Niehaus

0 0

Marc Ostro

0 0

Jonathan Palmer

0 0

Richard Vague

0 0

Joseph Hassett

0 0
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