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Nicholas Financial Inc (NICK.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ralph Finkenbrink

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Katie MacGillivary

36 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Corporate Secretary

Kevin Bates

45 2014 Senior Vice President - Branch Operations, Director

Robin Hastings

61 2015 Director

Scott Fink

54 2004 Independent Director

Todd Pfister

2016 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.

Robin Hastings

Mr. Robin J. Hastings has been appointed as a Director of the Company. He is the Chief Operating Officer of United Ocean Services (UOS), a subsidiary of International Shipholding Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed company. UOS is a U.S. flag shipping company with primary operations in the Gulf of Mexico. He has worked in various capacities for his present company, under different ownership, for 27 years. During his tenure, Mr. Hastings has worked for National Gypsum Company, American Shipbuilding Company and TECO Transport & Trade. Mr. Hastings began his career in the financial arena of TECO Transport & Trade in 1987. He was promoted to Assistant Controller of TECO Transport & Trade before it was purchased by investors and renamed United Maritime Group (UMG) in 2008. Mr. Hastings held the positions of Controller, Vice President of Commercial Operations and Logistics, and ultimately Chief Operating Officer of United Ocean Service Hastings is the Chief Operating Officer of United Ocean Services (UOS), a subsidiary of International Shipholding Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed company. UOS is a U.S. flag shipping company with primary operations in the Gulf of Mexico. He has worked in various capacities for his present company, under different ownership, for 27 years. During his tenure, Mr. Hastings has worked for National Gypsum Company, American Shipbuilding Company and TECO Transport & Trade. Mr. Hastings held the positions of Controller, Vice President of Commercial Operations and Logistics, and ultimately Chief Operating Officer of United Ocean Services and remained as COO when International Shipholding purchased UOS in 2012. Mr. Hasting received both his Bachelors degree in Accounting and Finance and his Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, Florida.

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.

Todd Pfister

Mr. Todd Pfister is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pfister is a former partner of Foley & Lardner LLP in Chicago, IL, where he practiced more than 30 years until his retirement from the firm in June 2016, primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate and business law. During Mr. Pfister’s tenure at Foley & Lardner LLP, his firm provided legal advice to the Company. Mr. Pfister has extensive experience counseling senior management and boards of directors, as well as structuring and negotiating transactions in various industries. He has represented both issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and regularly counseled both public and private companies regarding corporate governance and compliance matters. Mr. Pfister received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors in economics, summa cum laude, in 1983 from Lake Forest College, and his Juris Doctor degree in 1986 from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review and a member of The Yale Journal of International Law. The Company believes that Mr. Pfister’s extensive experience as an attorney, particularly with respect to corporate governance, securities law and mergers and acquisitions, qualifies him to serve as a director of the Company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ralph Finkenbrink

668,716

Katie MacGillivary

277,918

Kevin Bates

416,935

Robin Hastings

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Scott Fink

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Todd Pfister

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As Of  30 Mar 2015

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