People: Life Partners Holdings Inc (LPHI.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Pardo

70 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer; Chief Executive Officer of LPI

Colette Pieper

58 2012 Chief Financial Officer

R. Scott Peden

49 2010 General Counsel, Secretary, Director; President of LPI

Deborah Carr

42 1995 Vice President - Administration of LIP

Kurt Carr

43 1996 Vice President - Policy Administration of LPI.

Mark Embry

57 2004 Chief Operations Officer, Chief Information Officer of LPI

Tad Ballantyne

58 2001 Independent Director

Fred Dewald

68 2003 Independent Director

Harold Rafuse

70 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Pardo

Mr. Brian D. Pardo serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Life Partners Holdings, Inc., and Chief Executive Officer of LPI, a subsidiary of the Company.He has served as the CEO of LPI since its incorporation in 1991. Mr. Pardo is one of the pioneers of the life settlement industry. He has been certified in the field of life settlements and has testified on that subject on numerous occasions. Mr. Pardo served Nation from 1964 through 1966 as a helicopter gunship pilot in Vietnam.

Colette Pieper

Mrs. Colette C. Pieper serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Life Partners Holdings, Inc., since November 19, 2012. Ms. Pieper was an Accounting/Financial Director for USAA, a San Antonio-based insurance and financial services provider to members of the military and their families. From 2000 to 2003, she was Vice President and CFO of Checks In The Mail in New Braunfels, Texas. She was promoted to Vice President and CFO of Clarke American Checks, Inc. of San Antonio, Texas, and held that position from 2003 to 2005 (both companies were part of the Security Printing Services Group, a subsidiary of Novar plc of Weybridge, UK). Ms. Pieper’s prior experience includes over 12 years in public accounting. Ms. Pieper holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Trinity University in San Antonio and a Master in Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She is licensed by the State of Texas as a Certified Public Accountant and by the American Institute of CPAs as a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

R. Scott Peden

Mr. R. Scott Peden serves as General Counsel, Secretary, Director of Life Partners Holdings, Inc. and President of LPI, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Peden has served as General Counsel and Secretary and the President of LPI since 2000. Before 2000, Mr. Peden served as Vice President and General Counsel for LPI since its incorporation in 1991. Mr. Peden has been certified in the field of life settlements and has testified on that subject on many occasions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University and a Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law.

Deborah Carr

Ms. Deborah Carr serves as Vice President - Administration of Life Partners Inc., a subsidiary of Life Partners Holdings Inc., since 1995. Ms. Carr has worked for Life Partners, Inc., since 1992.

Kurt Carr

Mr. Kurt Carr serves as Vice President - Policy Administration of Life Partners Inc., a subsidiary of Life Partners Holdings Inc., since 1996. Mr. Carr worked with the Life Partners, Inc. (“LPI”)., since 1992. Mr. Carr holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business.

Mark Embry

Mr. Mark Embry serves as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Officer of Life Partners Inc., a subsidiary of Life Partners Holdings Inc., since 2004.Mr. Embry previously served as the Director of Executive Advisory Practice at APPSConnect in Austin, Texas, from 2003 to 2004. His prior experience includes seven years of service at Centerpulse/Sulzer Orthopedics, where he progressed from Manager of systems support/information systems to Chief Information Officer. Mr. Embry holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Dallas Baptist University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business, where he currently serves as a part-time lecturer in the Masters of Business Administration degree program.

Tad Ballantyne

Mr. Tad Mackay Ballantyne serves as an Independent Director of Life Partners Holdings Inc. Mr. Ballantyne is a director of several private companies including Mackay Limited Partnership (Managing Director) and Thomsen Group, LLC (Director). Mr. Ballantyne also serves as the Vice Chairman, a non-executive director, and a member of the audit committee and the remuneration and nomination committee of Creat Resources Holding Limited, an Australian mining company (listed on the LSE/AIM as: CRHL.L); as a director of Jimei Jimei Foods Ltd., a private company in Changchun China; as an advisory board member of TCIB Investment Company, Ltd., a private company in Beijing, China; as Chairman of CapSalus Corporation, a health and wellness company (OTCBB: WELLE). From 2009 to 2013, he was a director of American Lorain Corporation, an integrated food manufacturing company located in Shandong, China (AMEX: ALN), where he served on the Audit and the Compensation Committees and chaired the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. During the last 20 years, Mr. Ballantyne has been active in acquiring and operating troubled companies or assets being divested by public and private companies and has focused over the last five years in food processing plants in both the United States and Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Fred Dewald

Mr. Fred Dewald serves as an Independent Director of Life Partners Holdings Inc. Mr. Dewald has been a builder and property developer in the Waco/McLennan County, Texas area for over 30 years. He is a director of the Heart of Texas Builders Association and serves as President or principal of 17 different property development companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Southwest Texas State University.

Harold Rafuse

Dr. Harold E. Rafuse serves as an Independent Director of Life Partners Holdings Inc. Dr. Rafuse was the co-founder and former Managing Director of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT I) headquartered in Waco, Texas. He was also co-owner and former Managing Director Aurora Aviation and Aurora Avionics. He retired from all three companies in June 2008. Dr. Rafuse has over 46 years of experience in aviation, aerospace, scientific, engineering, technology, educational, senior program management, information resource management, and administrative positions. While with his three companies, he managed daily program and project operations as well as all of ACT I’s headquarters operations, including accounting and finance, human resources, information systems, legal, and contracts management. He served as a senior science team leader and contracts negotiator to the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency in connection with the dismantlement and destruction of Russian intercontinental ballistic and sea-launched ballistic missiles. Dr. Rafuse holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Management from Hamilton University, a Masters in Business Administration from Texas Tech University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from St. Joseph’s University and an Associate in Technology degree in Chemical Technology from Temple University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Pardo

570,742

Colette Pieper

44,423

R. Scott Peden

197,273

Deborah Carr

159,795

Kurt Carr

199,186

Mark Embry

182,320

Tad Ballantyne

--

Fred Dewald

--

Harold Rafuse

--
As Of 27 Feb 2013

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