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Potbelly Corp (PBPB.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Aylwin Lewis

61 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Coyne

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Matthew Revord

52 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Anne Ewing

51 2013 Senior Vice President - Development

John Morlock

60 2015 Senior Vice President - Operations Growth

Sherry Ostrowski

46 2016 Senior Vice President - Brand and Sales Development

Nancy Turk

51 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer and Corporate Communications

Julie Younglove-Webb

46 2015 Senior Vice President - Operations

Peter Bassi

67 2016 Lead Independent Director

Harvey Kanter

54 2015 Director

Carl Warschausky

56 2015 Director

Ann-Marie Campbell

51 2014 Independent Director

Susan Chapman-Hughes

47 2014 Independent Director

Daniel Ginsberg

63 2014 Independent Director

Marla Gottschalk

55 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Aylwin Lewis

Mr. Aylwin B. Lewis is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Potbelly Corp. Mr. Lewis was President of Sears Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of KMart and Sears Retail following Sears’ acquisition of KMart Holding Corporation in 2005. Mr. Lewis had been president and Chief Executive Officer of KMart since October 2004 until that acquisition. From January 2003 to October 2004, he was President, Chief Multi-Branding and Operating Officer of Yum! Brands, Inc. and served as Chief Operating Officer of Yum! Brands from December 1999 to January 2003. Mr. Lewis has over 26 years of experience in the restaurant industry. Mr. Lewis is also a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Our Board of Directors believes Mr. Lewis’ qualifications to serve as a member of our Board include his role as Chief Executive Officer and President, his extensive experience in the restaurant industry and his leadership experience as an executive at publicly-traded companies in the restaurant and retail sectors.

Michael Coyne

Mr. Michael Coyne is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective May 1, 2015. Mr. Coyne was previously employed at CNA Financial Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President, Small Business from 2009 through 2015, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CNA’s Property & Casualty Operations from 2005 through 2009. Prior to joining CNA, Mr. Coyne held various senior positions at Sears Holding Corporation, culminating as Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Coyne holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.S. from the University of Illinois.

Matthew Revord

Mr. Matthew Revord is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Potbelly Corp. From January 2002 to January 2007, Matt served as Deputy General Counsel of Brunswick Corporation and General Counsel of Brunswick New Technologies. He began his career at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and has worked with several Chicago-based companies, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and True North Communications Inc., where he handled mergers and acquisitions, litigation and corporate securities. Matt is also a past member of the board of directors of The Illinois Restaurant Association.

Anne Ewing

Ms. Anne Ewing is Senior Vice President - Development of Potbelly Corp. Ms. Ewing joined Potbelly in March of 2007 and has held various leadership positions in Operations and Marketing. In November 2012, Ms. Ewing was promoted to VP, Development. Prior to joining Potbelly, Ms. Ewing spent 13 years with Starbucks in various leadership positions including New Store Development for the Midwest.

John Morlock

Mr. John Morlock is Senior Vice President - Operations Growth of the Company. He was Chief Operations Officer, Senior Vice President of Potbelly Corp. Mr. Morlock became our Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer in February 2014. Mr. Morlock has deep experience in the restaurant and retail industries. Mr. Morlock started his career with S & A Restaurants from 1978 to 1983. He then went on to be an Operational Partner with Grady’s Goodtimes, a casual dining restaurant, from 1983 to 1986. Mr. Morlock became Director of Operations for the largest Blockbuster Franchisee and in 1991 became the Zone Vice President for Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation. Mr. Morlock’s experience includes Senior Vice President of Operations of Boston Chicken, Inc. from 1992 to 1994 and then as a Midwest Franchisee with over 100 stores of Boston Market and Einstein Bros. Bagels until 1997. Mr. Morlock has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Clubhouse International Inc., an owner and operator of three country club themed restaurants.

Sherry Ostrowski

Ms. Sherry Ostrowski is the Senior Vice President - Brand and Sales Development of the Company. Ms. Ewing joined Potbelly in March 2007 and has held various leadership positions in Operations and Marketing. In November 2012, Ms. Ewing was promoted to VP, Development. Prior to joining Potbelly, Ms. Ewing spent 13 years with Starbucks in various leadership positions including New Store Development for the Midwest.

Nancy Turk

Ms. Nancy Turk is Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer and Corporate Communications of Potbelly Corp. Ms. Turk became our Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer and Corporation Communications in February 2014. From 2005 to September 2008, Ms. Turk served as the Divisional Vice President of Corporate Communications at Sears Holdings, and held various human resources leadership roles at Sears Holdings since 1993, where she was involved in divestitures, mergers and acquisitions with Sears Credit, Lands’ End and KMart

Julie Younglove-Webb

Ms. Julie Younglove-Webb is Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. Ms. Younglove-Webb has been employed by the Company since 2010, serving as Vice President, Operations since January 2013, and as Zone Manager, Operations from January 2010 through December 2012. Ms. Younglove-Webb holds an M.B.A. from Wayne State University, an M.S. in Management and Organization from Penn State University, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Peter Bassi

Mr. Peter A. Bassi is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bassi retired in 2005 as Chairman of Yum! Restaurants International (“YRI”), the international division of Yum! Brands, Inc., where he served as President beginning in July 1997 and was in charge of YRI’s Asian business prior to that. Yum! was created in 1997 in a spin-off from PepsiCo, Inc. Mr. Bassi joined PepsiCo in 1972 and served in various assignments at Pepsi Cola International, Pizza Hut (U.S. and International), Frito Lay and Taco Bell. From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Bassi served on the board of The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack and from 2008 to 2010, he served on the board of El Pollo Loco, Inc. Mr. Bassi currently serves on the board of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. and AmRest Holdings SE.

Harvey Kanter

Mr. Harvey S. Kanter is a Director of the Company. Since March 2012, Since March 2012, Mr. Kanter has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Blue Nile, Inc., an online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry. Prior to joining Blue Nile, from January 2009 through March 2012, Mr. Kanter was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Moosejaw Mountaineering and Backcountry Travel, Inc., a premium outdoor apparel and gear retailer. Mr. Kanter serves on the board of directors for Blue Nile, Inc. (and certain of its subsidiaries) and for the non-profit organization Jewelers for Children. Our Board of Directors believes Mr. Kanter’s qualifications to serve as a member of our Board include his deep retail industry experience, brand expertise and leadership skills.

Carl Warschausky

Mr. Carl Warschausky is an Director of the Company. Mr. Warschausky has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of World Kitchen, LLC, a global housewares and consumer products manufacturer. Mr. Warschausky has been with World Kitchen, LLC since 2008, serving in various roles including Chief Operating Officer, President of the North America division, and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Warschausky serves on the board of directors for World Kitchen, LLC. Our Board of Directors believes Mr. Warschausky’s qualifications to serve as a member of our Board include his extensive finance and general management experience in dynamic industries, as well as his global perspective and experience.

Ann-Marie Campbell

Ms. Ann-Marie Campbell is Director of the Company. Ms. Campbell has been Executive Vice President—U.S. Stores for The Home Depot since February 2016. Ms. Campbell has worked for The Home Depot since 1985, progressing from associate, to district manager to vice president, prior to assuming her current position. Ms. Campbell serves on the boards of Barnes & Noble, Inc. and Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business and of Catalyst, a nonprofit dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and business. Our Board of Directors believes Ms. Campbell’s qualifications to serve as a member of our Board include her extensive experience in merchandising, sales and marketing.

Susan Chapman-Hughes

Ms. Susan Chapman-Hughes is Director of Potbelly Corp. Ms. Chapman-Hughes has been Senior Vice President, US Large Market, Global Corporate Payments for American Express Company. Prior to assuming her current role, Ms. Chapman-Hughes was Senior Vice President, US Account Development, Global Corporate Payments for American Express from November 2013 through December 2014; and she was the Senior Vice President, Global Real Estate & Workplace Enablement for American Express from July 2010 through November 2013. Before joining American Express Company, Ms. Chapman-Hughes was the Global CAO/Global Head of Operations and Strategy, Citi Realty Services for Citigroup, Inc. Ms. Chapman-Hughes serves on the board of trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the board of directors of A Better Chance, each of which is a national nonprofit organization. Our Board of Directors believes Ms. Chapman-Hughes’s qualifications to serve as a member of our Board include her real estate knowledge and her general management, innovation, financial and digital experience.

Daniel Ginsberg

Mr. Daniel Ginsberg serves as Independent Director of Potbelly Corporation. Mr. Ginsberg was Chief Executive Officer of Dermalogica, a U.S.-based skincare brand, from January 2011 through August 2014 and has a comprehensive background in branding strategy, marketing, and advertising. Mr. Ginsberg’s previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of Red Bull, NA until 2007. Before his Red Bull service, Mr. Ginsberg had been an advertising and marketing executive who held executive positions at agencies such as NW Ayer and Cunningham & Walsh, and Chief Marketing Officer at Hardee’s. Our Board of Directors believes Mr. Ginsberg’s qualifications to serve as a member of our Board includes his extensive executive officer experience as well as his marketing and branding expertise.

Marla Gottschalk

Ms. Marla C. Gottschalk is Independent Director of Potbelly Corp. Ms. Gottschalk joined Pampered Chef from Kraft Foods, Inc., where she worked for 14 years in various management positions, including Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Investor Relations for Kraft, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Post Cereal Division and Vice President of Marketing and Strategy of Kraft Cheese Division. Ms. Gottschalk is currently a member of the board of trustees of Underwriters Laboratories, a world leader in safety testing and certification, and a strategic board advisor for Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. She has previously served as a director of GATX Corp. and as a director of Visteon Corp. Our Board of Directors believes Ms. Gottschalk’s qualifications to serve as a member of our Board include her extensive experience with global companies, her expertise in the food industry and her years of experience in operations and strategic management.