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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gerald Ford

69 2010 Chairman of the Board

Jeremy Ford

39 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alan White

65 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of PlainsCapital

Hill Feinberg

67 2012 Director, Chief Executive Officer of First Southwest

James Huffines

63 2012 Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of PlainsCapital

John Martin

66 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of PlainsCapital

Todd Salmans

65 2011 President and Chief Executive Officer of PrimeLending

Jerry Schaffner

56 2010 President and Chief Executive Officer of PlainsCapital Bank

Corey Prestidge

40 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Darren Parmenter

51 2014 Executive Vice President, Principal Financial Officer

Lee Lewis

62 2012 Director

C. Robinson

76 2007 Director

Kenneth Russell

65 2010 Director

Carl Webb

64 2005 Director

Charlotte Anderson

47 2012 Independent Director

Rhodes Bobbitt

68 2005 Independent Director

Tracy Bolt

50 2012 Independent Director

W. Joris Brinkerhoff

62 2005 Independent Director

Charles Cummings

77 2005 Independent Director

J. Markham Green

70 2004 Independent Director

Jess Hay

83 2009 Independent Director

William Hill

71 2008 Independent Director

Andrew Littlefair

53 2012 Independent Director

W. Robert Nichols

69 2008 Independent Director

A.Haag Sherman

48 2012 Independent Director

Robert Taylor

66 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gerald Ford

Mr. Gerald J. Ford is Chairman of the Board of Hilltop Holdings Inc., nce August 2007. He served as a director of Hilltop since June 2005. Mr. Ford served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Hilltop from January 1, 2010 until March 11, 2010. Mr. Ford is a banking and financial institutions entrepreneur who has been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions of private and public sector financial institutions, primarily in the Southwestern United States, over the past 35 years. In that capacity, he acquired and consolidated 30 commercial banks from 1975 to 1993, forming First United Bank Group, Inc., a multi-bank holding company for which he functioned as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer until its sale in 1994. During this period, he also led investment consortiums that acquired numerous financial institutions, forming in succession, First Gibraltar Bank, FSB, First Madison Bank, FSB and First Nationwide Bank. Mr. Ford also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Golden State Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, California Federal Bank, FSB, from 1998 to 2002. He currently participates on the boards of directors of McMoRan Exploration Co., Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc., SWS Group, Inc. and Scientific Games Corporation. Mr. Ford previously served as Chairman of Pacific Capital Bancorp and a director of First Acceptance Corporation and Triad Financial Corporation. Mr. Ford also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University, is the Co-Managing Partner of Ford Financial Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund. Hilltop’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy B. Ford, is the son of Mr. Ford, and Hilltop’s General Counsel and Secretary, Corey G. Prestidge, is the son-in-law of Mr. Ford.

Jeremy Ford

Mr. Jeremy B. Ford has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. on March 11, 2010. Mr. Jeremy B. Ford worked in the financial services industry for over twelve years, primarily focused on investments in, and acquisitions of, depository institutions and insurance and finance companies. He also is one of the individuals who provided services to Hilltop under the Management Services Agreement with Diamond A Administration Company, LLC. Accordingly, he has been actively involved in numerous potential acquisitions for Hilltop, the acquisition of NLASCO, Inc. in 2007, and the divestiture of the mobile home communities business in 2007. Mr. Jeremy B. Ford also is currently Chairman of the Board of First Acceptance Corporation. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of Hilltop, he was a principal of Ford Financial Fund, L.P., a private equity fund. From 2004 to 2008, he worked for Diamond A-Ford Corporation, where he was involved in various investments made by a family limited partnership. Prior to that, he worked at Liberté Investors Inc. (now First Acceptance Corporation), California Federal Bank, FSB (now Citigroup Inc.), and Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup Inc.).

Alan White

Mr. Alan B. White is Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of PlainsCapital Hilltop Holdings Inc. Mr. White is one of PlainsCapital’s founders. He has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PlainsCapital since 1987. He has served as a director of Hilltop since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012 and is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of Hilltop’s Executive Committee. Mr. White received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance at Texas Tech University. Mr. White’s current charitable and civic service includes serving as a member of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association Board of Directors, the MD Anderson Cancer Center Living Legend Committee and the Dallas Citizens Council. He was also the founding chairman of the Texas Tech School of Business Chief Executive’s Roundtable; the former Chairman of the Texas Tech Board of Regents, the Covenant Health System Board of Trustees, and the Methodist Hospital System Board of Trustees; and a member of the Texas Tech University President’s Council and the Texas Hospital Association Board.

Hill Feinberg

Mr. Hill A. Feinberg is Director, Chief Executive Officer of First Southwest of Hilltop Holdings Inc. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Southwest since 1991. He has also served as a director of Hilltop since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from December 31, 2008 (in conjunction with PlainsCapitals acquisition of First Southwest) to November 2012. Prior to joining First Southwest, Mr. Feinberg was a senior managing director at Bear Stearns & Co. Mr. Feinberg is a past chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the self-regulatory organization with responsibility for authoring the rules that govern the municipal securities activities of registered brokers. Mr. Feinberg also is a member of the board of directors of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited, a public company, and serves as an advisory director of Hall Phoenix Energy, LLC and as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of General Cryogenics, Inc.

James Huffines

Mr. James R. Huffines is Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of PlainsCapital of Hilltop Holdings Inc. Mr. Huffines is the President and Chief Operating Officer of PlainsCapital, a position he has held since November 2010. He has served as a director of Hilltop since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from May 2011 to November 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Huffines served as the Chairman of the Central and South Texas region of PlainsCapital Bank, a position he held since joining PlainsCapital in 2001. Mr. Huffines holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas. He serves on the board of privately held Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU Corp.), and is the chairman of its audit committee. In addition, Mr. Huffines previously served as Chairman of the University of Texas System Board of Regents for over four years. Mr. Huffines also participates in many community and business organizations, including serving as a member of the advisory board of Texas Lyceum; the Board of Trustees of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Foundation; the Executive Committee of the Chancellor’s Council at the University of Texas System; and a member of the Texas Philosophical Society.

John Martin

John A. Martin is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of PlainsCapital., subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2010 and has continued in that position since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012. Mr. Martin also serves on the board of directors of the Bank, PrimeLending, First Southwest and various other subsidiaries of PlainsCapital. Prior to joining PlainsCapital, Mr. Martin most recently served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Family Bancorp, Inc. and its subsidiary, San Antonio National Bank, from April 2010 until October 2010. Before joining Family Bancorp, from 2009 to 2010, Mr. Martin served as a consultant to community banks, providing strategic planning services. Beginning in 2005, Mr. Martin served as chief financial officer of Texas Regional Bancshares, Inc. and later served as director of financial planning and analysis for BBVA Compass after its acquisition of Texas Regional Bancshares in 2006.

Todd Salmans

Todd L. Salmans is President and Chief Executive Officer of PrimeLending., subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since January 2011 and has continued in that position since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Salmans is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of PrimeLending, including financial performance, compliance, business development, board and strategic partner communications and team development. He also serves as a member of PrimeLending’s Board of Directors. Mr. Salmans joined PrimeLending in 2006 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility over daily operations, loan processing and sales. He was promoted to President in April 2007. Mr. Salmans has over 30 year of experience in the mortgage banking industry. Prior to joining PrimeLending, he served as regional executive vice president of CTX/Centex, regional senior vice president of Chase Manhattan/Chase Home Mortgage Corp., and regional senior vice president of First Union National Bank/First Union Mortgage Corp.

Jerry Schaffner

Jerry L. Schaffner is President and Chief Executive Officer of PlainsCapital Bank., subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2010 and has continued in that position since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012. He currently serves as a director of the Bank, PrimeLending, First Southwest and various other subsidiaries, and previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from 1993 until March 2009. Mr. Schaffner has over 25 years of banking experience and joined PlainsCapital in 1988 as part of its original management group. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Texas Tech University. Mr. Schaffner is a licensed Texas real estate broker.

Corey Prestidge

Corey G. Prestidge is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since February 2014 and General Counsel and Secretary of Hilltop since January 2008. From November 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Prestidge was the Assistant General Counsel of Mark Cuban Companies. Prior to that, Mr. Prestidge was an associate in the corporate and securities practice group at Jenkens & Gilchrist, a Professional Corporation, which is a former national law firm. Mr. Prestidge is the son-in-law of our Chairman of the Board, Gerald J. Ford, and the brother-in-law of our President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy B. Ford.

Darren Parmenter

Mr. Darren E. Parmenter is Executive Vice President, Principal Financial Officer of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since June 2007. since February 2014 and Senior Vice President of Finance of Hilltop from June 2007 to February 2014. From January 2000 to June 2007, Mr. Parmenter was with Hilltop’s predecessor, Affordable Residential Communities Inc., and served as the Controller of Operations from April 2002 to June 2007. Prior to 2000, Mr. Parmenter was employed by Albertsons Inc., as an Assistant Controller.

Lee Lewis

Mr. Lee Lewis is Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from 1989 to November 2012. He founded in 1976, and currently serves as the chief executive officer of, Lee Lewis Construction, Inc., a construction firm based in Lubbock, Texas. Mr. Lewis graduated from Texas Tech University and is a member of the American General Contractors Association, West Texas Chapter, the Chancellors Council for the Texas Tech University System, and the Red Raider Club.

C. Robinson

Mr. C. Clifton Robinson is Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since March 2007. From 2000 until its acquisition by a subsidiary of Hilltop in January 2007, Mr. Robinson was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of NLASCO, Inc., an insurance holding company domiciled in Texas. Until December 2012, Mr. Robinson served as Chairman of the Board of NLASCO, Inc. In 2000, Mr. Robinson formed NLASCO, Inc. in conjunction with the acquisition of American Summit Insurance Company and the reacquisition of National Lloyds Insurance Company, which he had initially acquired in 1964 and later sold. In 1979, he organized National Group Corporation for the purpose of purchasing insurance companies and related businesses. In 1964, he became the President and Chief Executive Officer of National Lloyds Insurance Company in Waco, Texas, one of the two current insurance subsidiaries of NLASCO, Inc. From 1964 to the present, Mr. Robinson has participated in the formation, acquisition and management of numerous insurance business enterprises. Mr. Robinson established the Robinson-Lanham Insurance Agency in 1961. He previously has held positions with various insurance industry associations, including Vice-Chairman of the Board of Texas Life and Health Guaranty Association, President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Waco-McLennan County and member of the board of directors of the Texas Life Insurance Association and the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. Mr. Robinson currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas.

Kenneth Russell

Mr. Kenneth D. Russell is Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., August 2010. Mr. Russell is a former member of the managing board of directors for KPMG Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (KPMG DTG). While a member of KPMG DTG, Mr. Russell served in leadership of Audit—Financial Services. Subsequent to his service as a member of the German firm leadership, he functioned as a freelance strategic advisory to KPMG DTG’s managing board of directors, working directly with members of its executive committee. Most recently he has participated in the integration of the UK and German KPMG firms in the formation of KPMG Europe and headed a partner development program, which focuses on assisting partners in becoming better businessmen, as well as technicians. Prior to joining KPMG DTG, Mr. Russell was the lead financial services partner in the US KPMG LLP’s Department of Professional Practice in New York. His responsibilities in the Department of Profession Practice included leading the financial instruments, structured financing and securitization topic teams, and he was one of KPMG’s leading consultants on financial instruments, hedging and securitization accounting issues. Prior to joining the Department of Professional Practice at KPMG in 1993, Mr. Russell spent 20 years in KPMG’s Dallas office and had engagement responsibilities for several significant regional banking, thrift and other financial services clients.

Carl Webb

Mr. Carl B. Webb is Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since June 2005. From August 2010 until December 2012, Mr. Webb served as the Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Capital Bancorp and as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, N.A. He was a Senior Principal of Ford Financial Fund, L.P., a private equity fund that was the parent company of SB Acquisition Company LLC, the majority stockholder of Pacific Capital Bancorp prior to its sale to UnionBanCal Corporation. Mr. Webb also is the Co-Managing Partner of Ford Financial Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund. In addition, Mr. Webb has served as a consultant to Hunter’s Glen/Ford, Ltd., a private investment partnership, since November 2002. He served as the Co-Chairman of Triad Financial Corporation, a privately held financial services company, from July 2007 to October 2009, as was the interim President and Chief Executive Officer from August 2005 to June 2007. Previously, Mr. Webb was the President and Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Golden State Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, California Federal Bank, FSB, from September 1994 to November 2002. Prior to his affiliation with California Federal Bank, FSB, Mr. Webb was the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Madison Bank, FSB (1993 to 1994) and First Gibraltar Bank, FSB (1988 to 1993), as well as President and a Director of First National Bank at Lubbock (1983 to 1988). Mr. Webb also is a director of Prologis, Inc. He is a former director of Pacific Capital Bancorp, M&F Worldwide Corp., Plum Creek Timber Company and Triad Financial Corporation.

Charlotte Anderson

Ms. Charlotte Jones Anderson is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since our acquisition of PlainsCapital in November 2012. She previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from September 2009 to November 2012. She currently serves as Executive Vice President, Brand Management and President of Charities for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Ltd., a National Football League team. She has worked in various capacities for the Dallas Cowboys organization since 1990. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Ms. Anderson is a graduate of Stanford University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. Ms. Anderson is actively involved with a number of charitable and philanthropic organizations, including The Boys and Girls Clubs of America (regional trustee), the Salvation Army (board of directors), The Rise School (board of directors), the Southwest Medical Foundation (board of directors), the Dallas Symphony (board of directors), and the PresidentÂ’s Advisory Counsel for The Dallas Center for Performing Arts Foundation.

Rhodes Bobbitt

Mr. Rhodes R. Bobbitt is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2005. Mr. Bobbitt is retired. From 1987 until June 2004, he served as a Managing Director and the Regional Office Manager of the Private Client Service Group of Credit Suisse First Boston/Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Bobbitt was formerly Vice President of Security Sales in the Dallas office of Goldman, Sachs & Company from 1969 until 1987. He also serves on the Board of Directors of First Acceptance Corporation, including the Nominating and Corporate Governance, Investment, and Audit Committees of that company.

Tracy Bolt

Mr. Tracy A. Bolt is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 30, 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from September 2009 to November 2012. In 1994, Mr. Bolt co-founded Hartman Leito & Bolt, LLP, an accounting and consulting firm based in Fort Worth, Texas, where he serves as a partner and is a member of the firm’s executive and compensation committees. Mr. Bolt holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from the University of North Texas, and he is a certified public accountant. He currently serves as a business advisor to numerous management teams, public and private company boards, not for profit organizations and trusts.

W. Joris Brinkerhoff

Mr. W. Joris Brinkerhoff is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since June 2005. Mr. Brinkerhoff founded a Native American-owned joint venture, Doyon Drilling Inc. J.V., in 1981 and served as its operations Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer until selling his venture interests in 1992. Doyon Drilling Inc. J.V. designed, built, leased and operated state of the art mobile drilling rigs for ARCO and British Petroleum in conjunction with their development of the North Slope Alaska petroleum fields. Mr. Brinkerhoff currently manages, on a full-time basis, family interests, including oil and gas production, a securities portfolio and various other business interests. He actively participates in numerous philanthropic organizations.

Charles Cummings

Mr. Charles R. Cummings is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since October 2005. Mr. Cummings currently serves as the Co-Manager of Acoustical Control LLC, a provider of noise abatement primarily for the oil and gas industry; DQB Solutions, LLC, a service provider to the waste industry; and Argyle Equipment, LLC, a lessor of equipment to the waste industry. In addition, Mr. Cummings is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CB Resources LLC, an investor in the oil and natural gas industry, and Container Investments, LLC, a lessor of equipment to the waste industry, each of which positions he has held since 1999 and 1991, respectively. He also currently serves as Chairman of Aaren Scientific, Inc., a manufacturer of intraocular lenses used in cataract surgery. From 1998 through 2008, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aaren Scientific, Inc. and its predecessors. In 1994, Mr. Cummings co-founded I.E.S.I. Corporation, a regional, non-hazardous waste management company, and serving as a director until its sale in 2005. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director of AEA Investors, Inc., a private investment firm. Prior to 1979, he was a partner with Arthur Young & Company.

J. Markham Green

Mr. J. Markham Green is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since February 2004. Mr. Green is a private investor. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Vice Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Governments Group in investment banking at JP Morgan Chase. From 1993 until joining JP Morgan Chase, Mr. Green was involved in the start-up, and served on the boards, of eight companies, including Affordable Residential Communities Inc., the predecessor company to Hilltop Holdings Inc. From 1973 to 1992, Mr. Green served in various capacities at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in investment banking. He was a general partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and co-head of its Financial Services Industry Group. Mr. Green is a member of the board of directors of MENTOR/The National Mentoring Partnership. Mr. Green previously served as Chairman of the Board of PowerOne Media LLC.

Jess Hay

Mr. Jess T. Hay is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since Mr. Hay is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lomas Financial Corporation, formerly a diversified financial services company engaged principally in mortgage banking, retail banking, commercial leasing and real estate lending, and of Lomas Mortgage USA, a mortgage banking institution, from which he retired in December 1994. Since 1987, Mr. Hay has been Chairman of the Texas Foundation for Higher Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting higher education in the State of Texas. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lomas Financial Corporation, which included during his tenure, a total of five different corporations listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Mr. Hay has had extensive experience with all of the major functions within the operations of a public company. He is retiring as a director of Viad Corp. at its annual meeting in 2013, and previously served as a director of Trinity Industries, Inc. from 1965 to 2011, Exxon Mobil from 1982 to 2001, SBC Communications (now AT&T) from 1985 to 2004 and MoneyGram International, Inc. from 2004 to 2010.

William Hill

Mr. William T. Hill, Jr. is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since April 2008. He currently has his own law firm. Prior to 2012, Mr. Hill was of counsel at Fitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl, a criminal defense firm. Prior to that, Mr. Hill served as the Dallas District Attorney and the Chief Prosecuting Attorney of the Dallas District Attorney’s office. During his tenure at the District Attorney’s office, Mr. Hill restructured the office of 250 lawyers and 150 support personnel, including the computerization of the office in 1999. For more than four decades, Mr. Hill has been a strong community leader serving on a number of charitable boards and receiving numerous civic awards, including President of the SMU Mustang Board of Directors and Chairman of the oak Walker Running Back Award for its first year.

Andrew Littlefair

Mr.Andrew J. Littlefair is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from September 2009 to November 2012. He is a co-founder of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of compressed and liquefied natural gas in the United States and Canada that is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, and has served as that company’s President, Chief Executive Officer and a director since 2001. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Littlefair served as President of Pickens Fuel Corp., and from 1987 to 1996, he served in various management positions at Mesa, Inc., an energy company. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Littlefair served in the Reagan Administration as a Staff Assistant to the President. He is currently Chairman of NGV America, the leading U.S. advocacy group for natural gas vehicles. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Southern California.

W. Robert Nichols

Mr. W. Robert Nichols, III is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since April 2008. Mr. Nichols has been a leader in the construction machinery business since 1966. He was the president of Conley Lott Nichols, a dealer for several manufacturers of construction machinery, until its sale in 2012. He has served on numerous bank and bank holding company boards, including United Mexico Bancorp and Ford Bank Group. Mr. Nichols is active in civic and charitable activities, serving as an active director at M.D. Anderson Hospital, The Nature Conservancy of Texas, Mercy Street and Baylor Hospital Emergency Center capital campaign.

A.Haag Sherman

Mr. A. Haag Sherman is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from September 2009 to November 2012. Mr. Sherman co-founded and is a partner and non-executive vice chairman of Salient Partners, L.P., a $16 billion investment firm based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Sherman has served in various executive capacities with Salient Partners since 2002, including Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Sherman serves on the board of directors of The Endowment Fund complex, Salient Absolute Return Fund complex, Salient MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: SMF) and Blue Dolphin Energy Company (Nasdaq: BDCO). Mr. Sherman is an honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and a cum laude graduate of Baylor University. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Robert Taylor

Mr. Robert C. Taylor, Jr. is an Independent Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc., since November 2012. He previously served as a director of PlainsCapital from 1997 to November 2012. He has been engaged in the wholesale distribution business in Lubbock, Texas since 1971. In February 2009, Mr. Taylor was appointed to serve as Chief Executive Officer for United Supermarkets, LLC, a retail grocery business in Texas since 1915. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Taylor served as the Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain for United Supermarkets since 2007. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Taylor was the President of R.C. Taylor Distributing, Inc., a business engaged in the business of general merchandise, candy and tobacco to retail outlets in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Mr. Taylor is a 1971 graduate of Texas Tech University. He is chairman of the Lubbock Downtown Tax Increment Finance Redevelopment Committee and serves on the Texas Tech Chancellors Advisory Board.
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