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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael MacDonald

62 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Timothy Robinson

52 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Brian Kagen

42 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Jason Groves

44 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Donald Gould

56 2011 Executive Vice President - Information Technology

Joseph Kelleman

60 2014 Vice President - Finance, CorporateController

Kevin Byrnes

67 2013 Independent Director

Charles Connolly

66 2006 Independent Director

Carl Sassano

65 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael MacDonald

Mr. Michael C. MacDonald is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to joining this role, Mr. MacDonald was Executive Vice President of OfficeMax, overseeing the Contract Division, a $3.6 billion division of the OfficeMax Company. Mr. MacDonald has spent an additional 33 years in sales, marketing, and general management at Xerox Corporation. Among his most significant roles was leading the turnaround in North America from the years 2000-2004 as President of the North American Solutions Group, a $6.5 billion division of Xerox. In addition, Mr. MacDonald was President of Global Accounts and Marketing from 2004-2007, where he led the re-branding of the Xerox Corporation. Mr. MacDonald also has international experience in marketing, sales, and operations with both Xerox and OfficeMax. Mr. MacDonald received his Bachelor of Arts, Political Science at Rutgers University, earned 44 MBA Credits at Iona College, and attended premier executive education courses in leadership and management at Harvard and Columbia Universities. Mr. MacDonald brings to the Board leadership skills and significant experience from large corporations. His significant leadership and management experience helps drive innovation and results.

Timothy Robinson

Mr. Timothy (Tim) G. Robinson, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of Medifast, Inc. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Robinson was Vice President, Business Operations for Canon Business Solutions, Inc. from 2008 to 2013, where he served as a key member of the executive team for this national office products subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. From 1995 to 2008, Mr. Robinson was Vice President, Finance & Administration for Canon Business Solutions-East, Inc. Mr. Robinson was Controller of Dupli-Fax, Inc. from 1989 to 1995 and was a Senior Emerging Business Consultant for Deloitte & Touche from 1985 to 1989. Mr. Robinson received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Villanova University.

Brian Kagen

Mr. Brian Kagen is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Medifast, Inc. He joined Medifast in June 2011, in the role of Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Business DevelopmentPrior to this he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Business Development since June 2011. In his current role, Brian oversees all marketing across the organization, driving day-to-day execution and initiating long-term plans to build awareness, drive revenue and profit growth all while working to expand the Medifast brand. Brian’s responsibilities include brand strategy, product marketing, channel management, creative services, pricing and promotion, consumer insights, public relations, social media, and marketing communications. Brian came to Medifast in June 2011 after a 14-year career with Fortune 500 Company, Stanley Black & Decker, where he held the position of Global Vice President of Marketing. In this position, Brian was charged with leadership for the company’s largest consumer products business segment. Brian received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from the Sellinger School of Business at of Maryland where he serves as a guest lecturer. Brian is a graduate of Leadership Baltimore County and is active in the community as a youth football and basketball coach.

Jason Groves

Mr. Jason L. Groves, Esq., has been Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. He was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Director of Medifast, Inc. Prior to joining Medifast in November 2011, Mr. Groves served as Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs for Verizon Maryland, since 2003. Mr. Groves is also an Army veteran. He was a direct commissioned Judge Advocate in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corp (“JAG”). As a JAG Officer, he practiced law and had the distinction of prosecuting criminal cases in the District Court of Maryland as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Over the course of three years, he received two Army Achievement Medals, and one Army Commendation Medal. Mr. Groves also sits on several non-profit boards including Anne Arundel Medical Center and the Maryland Hospital Association. Mr. Groves received his Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Business with a concentration in Hospitality Management, from Bethune-Cookman University. He also obtained his juris doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law and is a member of the New Jersey and District of Columbia bars as well as several bar associations.

Donald Gould

Mr. Donald Gould is no longer Executive Vice President - Information Technology of Medifast, Inc. Mr. Gould joined the Company in January 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gould worked in information technology at Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. and Campbell Soup Company. Mr. Gould has 30 years of information technology experience with the majority being in the consumer products industry. Mr. Gould has managed a variety projects both in the U.S. and internationally, mostly focusing on supply chain and retail operations. Mr. Gould holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Joseph’s University.

Joseph Kelleman

Mr. Joseph P. Kelleman is the Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller of Medifast, Inc.. Mr. Kelleman joined Medifast as Director of Finance – Supply Chain in February 2012 with over 30 years of experience in finance at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Prior to joining Medifast, Mr. Kelleman was the Global Operations Controller – CDIY Business at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. from 2010 to 2012. From 2009 through 2010, Mr. Kelleman held the position of Director of Finance – Asian Operations having financial oversight for all Power Tool manufacturing in Asia and the global sourcing operations for the Company. From 2001 to 2009, Mr. Kelleman held the position of Director of Finance for the North American Power Tool Commercial Operations of Black & Decker and prior to that role held numerous positions of increasing responsibility over his career within the company. Mr.Kelleman received his BS in accounting from Mount St. Mary’s University.

Kevin Byrnes

Mr. Kevin G. Byrnes has been appointed as Independent Director of Medifast, Inc., effective May 23, 2013. Mr. Byrnes serves as Chairman for the Special Mergers & Acquisitions Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Byrnes has more than 40 years of financial experience working in the retail and commercial banking industries. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Bay Bank, with assets of approximately $500 million and 12 branches located in the Baltimore metropolitan area. Mr. Byrnes served as President/COO and Director of Provident Bank from 2002 to 2009. Provident, acquired by M&T Bank in May 2009, was the largest independent financial institution in the Maryland and Northern Virginia marketplaces at that time, with $6.5 billion in assets, 150 branches and 1,600 employees. Prior to Provident Bank, Mr. Byrnes spent 25 years with the Chase Manhattan Bank in various executive management positions. Mr. Byrnes began his career at Bankers Trust Co. in New York. He received a BBA from Pace University. Mr. Byrnes was selected based on his extensive financial experience given his long career in the banking industry. Because of his public-company experience and significant prior board experience, Mr. Byrnes is serving on the Company’s Audit Committee and Chairs the Special Mergers & Acquisitions Committee.

Charles Connolly

Mr. Charles P. Connolly is Independent Director of Medifast, Inc. Mr. Connolly spent 29 years at First Union Corp., that merged with Wachovia Bank in 2001. He retired in 2001 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Union Corp. of Pennsylvania and Delaware. Mr. Connolly serves on the board of numerous profit and non-profit organizations. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and AB from Villanova University. Mr. Connolly brings to the Board extensive executive experience and financial acumen derived from a lengthy executive career in the banking industry. He possesses a unique financial and risk assessment perspective into the operations and financial management of the Company. Mr. Connolly spends significant time with our executive team, providing guidance and consultation on key metrics and performance objectives that have served Medifast well in the past few years.

Carl Sassano

Mr. Carl E. Sassano has been appointed as Independent Director of Medifast, Inc., effective July 22, 2013. He is a member of the board of Transcat, Inc. and the Lead Director. Mr. Sassano was Chairman of the Board of Transcat from October 2003 until July, 2013. From April 2007 to May 2008, he also served as executive chairman of the board. Mr. Sassano became President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2002 and was named Chairman of the board in October 2003. In May 2006, he ceased serving as president when Charles P. Hadeed assumed that position. He ceased serving as CEO in April, 2007. Mr. Sassano was president and chief operating officer of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated in 1999 and 2000. He also held positions in Bausch & Lomb as president-global vision care (1996-1999), president-contact lens division (1994-1996), group president (1993-1994) and president-Polymer Technology (1983-1992), a subsidiary of Bausch & Lomb. Mr. Sassano is a partner in CSW Equity Partners, a small private equity investment company. He also serves as Chairman of the board of Voiceport, one of the companies in the CSW portfolio. He received a BA from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Rochester. Mr. Sassano brings to the Board leadership skills and significant public corporate experience from both small companies (Transcat) and large corporations (Bausch & Lomb). He also bring a strong understanding of the issues organizations face in executing a growth strategy.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael MacDonald

6,019,470

Timothy Robinson

571,748

Brian Kagen

411,741

Jason Groves

958,214

Donald Gould

369,699

Joseph Kelleman

221,421

Kevin Byrnes

--

Charles Connolly

--

Carl Sassano

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As Of  30 Dec 2014