People: Kona Grill Inc (KONA.OQ)

KONA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Jundt

74 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Berke Bakay

36 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Christi Hing

41 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Marcus Jundt

49 2011 Director

Richard Hauser

53 2004 Independent Director

Leonard Newman

54 2012 Independent Director

Steven Schussler

59 2012 Independent Director

Anthony Winczewski

59 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Jundt

Mr. James R. Jundt is Independent Chairman of the Board of Kona Grill Inc. Mr. Jundt was a founding investor in the Kona Grill concept. Mr. Jundt began his career in 1964 with Merrill Lynch where he served as a securities analyst with the restaurant and retail industries. Since 1969, Mr. Jundt has been active as portfolio manager with Investors Diversified Services (now Ameriprise Financial Services), St. Paul Advisers and Jundt Associates, an investment advisory firm that Mr. Jundt founded in 1982 which managed pension assets, mutual funds and hedge funds. Mr. Jundt resigned from Jundt Associates in October 2007 and founded JRJ Management, LLC, an investment advisory firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jundt Associates was placed into receivership in December 2007 by Hennepin County District Court, State of Minnesota. Mr. Jundt has served on the boards of numerous private companies, including Caribou Coffee, universities such as Gonzaga University and Saint Thomas Law School and institutions such as the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Mr. Jundt holds a Bachelor degree from Gonzaga University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Jundt is the father of Marcus E. Jundt

Berke Bakay

Mr. Berke Bakay is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kona Grill Inc. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2012 and as a director of our company since October 2009Mr. Bakay is the founder and managing member of BBS Capital Management, LP, a Texas limited partnership that serves as the investment manager to the BBS Capital Fund, LP. BBS Capital Fund, LP is currently the largest stockholder of Kona Grill, Inc. Mr. Bakay also serves as a director of Arabella Exploration Inc. (NYSE: AXPLF).

Christi Hing

Ms. Christi Hing is Chief Financial Officer of Kona Grill, Inc. Ms. Hing has over 18 years of finance and accounting experience and has been with the Company since January 2006. She had served as the Company’s Vice President and Controller and previous to that as the Company’s Director of Financial Reporting. Prior to joining the Company, from February 2004 to December 2005, she was a Manager of Financial Reporting at American Express Company. From September 1996 to October 2003, she held a variety of audit positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the Audit and Business Advisory Services practice. Ms. Hing is a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona.

Marcus Jundt

Mr. Marcus E. Jundt is Director of Kona Grill Inc. Mr. Jundt was one of the founders of the Kona Grill concept. Mr. Jundt previously served as a member of our Board from 2000 to 2009, as the Board’s Chairman from March 2004 to May 2009, and as our chief executive officer from July 2006 to May 2009. Mr. Jundt has served as a member of the board of directors of several companies and been an investor in numerous ventures. In 2012, Mr. Jundt founded and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Williston Holding Company (WHC), which owns and operates 46 Mexican-themed restaurants in the greater Houston area and four separate restaurants in Williston, North Dakota. From June 2004 to April 2009, Mr. Jundt served as a General Partner in Vail Development, LLC, a private holding company for the Four Seasons Hotel in Vail, Colorado. From 1992 to 2006, Mr. Jundt also served as Vice Chairman and President of the investment advisory firm Jundt Associates, Inc. Jundt Associates was placed into receivership in December 2007 by Hennepin County District Court, State of Minnesota. In August of 2011, Mr. Jundt filed for personal bankruptcy in United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota. Mr. Jundt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Gonzaga University and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School at Northwestern University. Mr. Marcus E. Jundt is the son of Mr. James R. Jundt.

Richard Hauser

Mr. Richard J. Hauser is Independent Director of Kona Grill Inc. Mr. Hauser serves as the President and owner of Capital Real Estate, Inc., a commercial real estate development company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which he founded in 2001. In addition, Mr. Hauser is the Manager and owner of Net Lease Development, LLC, which is a controlled operating company under Capital Real Estate, Inc., as well as a member and managing partner of several other partnerships formed for real estate and related venturesMr. Hauser also controls and operates BTS Construction LLC, a build-to-suit construction management company. The operations of Capital Real Estate, Inc. and its related entities encompass a full range of real estate related services, including land acquisition, land development, retail development, net lease development, construction and general contracting, and both internal and external investment holdings and market disposition of commercial properties. Mr. Hauser also serves as a director of Arabella Exploration Inc. (NYSE: AXPLF). ).

Leonard Newman

Mr. Leonard M. Newman is Independent Director of Kona Grill Inc. Mr. Newman began his career as an accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1982 through 1989. From 1989 through 1996, Mr. Newman served in several accounting and finance functions for PepsiCo, Inc., where he worked with the PepsiCo and Taco Bell divisions. From 1996 through 2003, Mr. Newman was Chief Financial Officer of Border Foods, Inc., which operated several Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell units. From 2004 through 2010, Mr. Newman served as Chief Executive Officer of Camillet Foods, a franchisee of three casual restaurants. From January 2010 through August 2012, Mr. Newman served as a financial consultant in various industries. Mr. Newman is currently the Chief Financial Officer of East View Information Services, a leading provider of native and translated foreign language information products and services.

Steven Schussler

Mr. Steven W. Schussler is Independent Director of Kona Grill Inc. Mr. Schussler was the founder, Executive Vice-President and a director of Rainforest Café, Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company that was sold to Landry’s Restaurants, Inc. in 2000. Since that time, Mr. Schussler has been Chief Executive Officer of Schussler Creative, Inc., a restaurant development concept company that has created several restaurant concepts including T-Rex Café, a restaurant and retail store located in Downtown Disney Marketplace in Orlando, Florida and in Kansas City, as well as Yak & Yeti, an Asian restaurant located inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. Schussler Creative, Inc. sold a controlling interest in these restaurant concepts to Landry’s in 2006.

Anthony Winczewski

Mr. Anthony L. Winczewski is Independent Director of Kona Grill Inc. Mr. Winczewski has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Partners Title, LLC, a title insurance agency engaged in providing commercial, residential, and tax deferred exchange solutions since January 1995. Prior to forming Commercial Partners in 1995, Mr. Winczewski held a variety of positions with title insurance companies for 20 years, including positions as a manager and sales officer for Chicago Title Insurance Company from May 1984 until January 1995 and as a Vice President and Principal of Winona County Abstract and Title, Inc. from July 1975 until May 1984.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Jundt

--

Berke Bakay

661,498

Christi Hing

395,330

Marcus Jundt

482,958

Richard Hauser

--

Leonard Newman

--

Steven Schussler

--

Anthony Winczewski

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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