People: Nicholas Financial Inc (NICK.O)

NICK.O on Nasdaq

13.12USD
19 Dec 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.25 (+1.94%)
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$12.87
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Volume
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$15.90
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ralph Finkenbrink

52 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Katie MacGillivary

35 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Corporate Secretary

Kevin Bates

44 2014 Senior Vice President - Branch Operations, Director

Stephen Bragin

83 1999 Independent Director

Scott Fink

52 2004 Independent Director

Alton Neal

67 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ralph Finkenbrink

Mr. Ralph T. Finkenbrink is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Nicholas Financial Inc. Mr. Finkenbrink has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company since 1997 and served as Vice President – Finance of the Company from 1992 to July 1997. He joined the Company in 1988 and served as Controller of Nicholas Financial and NDS until 1992. Prior to joining the Company, he was a staff accountant for MBI, Inc. from January 1984 to March 1985 and Inventory Control Manager for the Dress Barn, Inc. from March 1985 to December 1987. Mr. Finkenbrink received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Katie MacGillivary

Ms. Katie L. MacGillivary is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Corporate Secretary of the Company. She joined the Company as Controller in April 2010 and has also served as Vice President-Finance since May 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. MacGillivary served as the Controller for Harden & Associates, an insurance and risk management provider in Jacksonville, Florida, from January 2009 to April 2010. Prior to 2009, she held several accounting positions with TECO Energy, Inc. in Tampa, Florida, and worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. MacGillivary received her B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida in 2002 and her M.B.A. degree from the University of Florida in 2008. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the State of Florida.

Kevin Bates

Mr. Kevin D. Bates is Senior Vice President - Branch Operations, Director of the Company. Mr. Bates has been employed by the Company in various capacities since April 1, 1997, most recently as Vice President of Marketing since June 2011 and Regional Vice President since April 2009. During his more than 17-year tenure with the Company, Mr. Bates also previously served as Branch Manager, District Manager and Regional Director of the Company. Mr. Bates received his B.S. degree in Business Management from St. Bonaventure University in 1993.

Stephen Bragin

Mr. Stephen Bragin is an Independent Director of Nicholas Financial Inc. Mr. Bragin has served as a director of the Company since February 10, 1999. Mr. Bragin is currently the Vice President, Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of Curlew Hills Memory Gardens. He is the retired Regional Development Director at the University of South Florida. Mr. Bragin is a former principal and Vice President (retired) of David Bilgore & Company and a former member of the Board of Directors of Interest Bank. He served in the U.S. Army and is a Korean War veteran. Mr. Bragin received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School).

Scott Fink

Mr. Scott Fink is an Independent Director of Nicholas Financial Inc. Mr. Fink has served as a director of the Company since August 11, 2004. In 2001, Mr. Fink was awarded the Hyundai of New Port Richey, Florida dealership, where he is currently President and Owner. He has since opened two additional automobile franchises in the Tampa Bay area – Hyundai of Wesley Chapel and Mazda of Wesley Chapel. In 1998, Mr. Fink formed S&T Collision Centers, which currently operates out of locations in Clearwater and Brandon, Florida. Prior to 1998, Mr. Fink owned and operated a Toyota and a Mitsubishi Dealership in Clearwater, Florida. Mr. Fink previously worked for Ford Motor Company in various management positions. Mr. Fink received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Wagner College, Staten Island, New York.

Alton Neal

Mr. Alton R. Neal is an Independent Director of Nicholas Financial Inc., since May 17, 2000. He retired from the private practice of law at the end of 2008. He had been in private practice since 1975 and had been a partner with the firm of Johnson, Blakely, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, Tampa, Florida, since 1999. From 1994 until 1999, he was a partner in the firm of Forlizzo & Neal. Mr. Neal also previously served as a Vice President – Corporate Finance for Raymond James & Associates, Inc. and worked at Lever Brothers in New York, New York. Mr. Neal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Lipscomb University and received his Juris Doctor degree from Emory University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ralph Finkenbrink

259,475

Katie MacGillivary

--

Kevin Bates

--

Stephen Bragin

--

Scott Fink

--

Alton Neal

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Ralph Finkenbrink

124,133 1,052,397

Katie MacGillivary

0 0

Kevin Bates

0 0

Stephen Bragin

0 0

Scott Fink

0 0

Alton Neal

0 0
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