People: Stifel Financial Corp (SF)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Kruszewski

55 2010 Co-Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Weisel

73 2010 Co-Chairman of the Board

Richard Himelfarb

72 2013 Vice Chairman of the Board

James Zemlyak

55 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director

David Minnick

57 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Bernard Burkemper

65 2012 Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Controller

Thomas Mulroy

52 2005 Senior Vice President, Director

Victor Nesi

54 2009 Senior Vice President, Director

S. Chad Estep

40 2012 Senior Vice President

David Sliney

44 2003 Senior Vice President

Ben Plotkin

58 2007 Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Vice President

Thomas Michaud

50 2013 Senior Vice President, Director

Bruce Beda

73 1997 Independent Director

Michael Brown

68 2010 Independent Director

Charles Dill

74 1995 Independent Director

John Dubinsky

70 2003 Independent Director

Robert Grady

56 2010 Independent Director

Frederick Hanser

72 2003 Independent Director

Alton Irby

73 2010 Independent Director

James Oates

68 1996 Independent Director

Kelvin Westbrook

58 2007 Independent Director

Michael Zimmerman

63 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Kruszewski

Mr. Ronald J. Kruszewski serves as Co-Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of company and Stifel since September 1997 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of company and Stifel since April 2001. Prior thereto, Mr. Kruszewski served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Baird Financial Corporation and Managing Director of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, a securities broker-dealer firm, from 1993 to September 1997.

Thomas Weisel

Mr. Thomas W. Weisel serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Stifel Financial Corp. He was elected Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of company in August 2010 after the completion of the merger between company and Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. Prior thereto, Mr. Weisel served as Chairman and CEO of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc., a firm he founded, from 1998 to June 2010. Prior to founding Thomas Weisel Partners, Mr. Weisel was a founder, in 1971, of Robertson, Coleman, Siebel & Weisel that became Montgomery Securities in 1978, where he was Chairman and CEO until September 1998. Mr. Weisel served as a director on the NASDAQ Stock Market board of directors from 2002 to 2006.

Richard Himelfarb

Mr. Richard J. Himelfarb serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Stifel Financial Corp. He has served as Senior Vice President and Director of our company and Executive Vice President and Director of Stifel since December 2005. Mr. Himelfarb was designated Chairman of Investment Banking in July 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Himelfarb served as Executive Vice President and Director of Investment Banking from December 2005 through July 2009. Prior to joining company, Mr. Himelfarb served as a director of Legg Mason, Inc. from November 1983 and Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. from January 2005. Mr. Himelfarb was elected Executive Vice President of Legg Mason and Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. in July 1995, having previously served as Senior Vice President from November 1983.

James Zemlyak

Mr. James M. Zemlyak serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director of Stifel Financial Corp. Mr. Zemlyak has been Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Director of Company and Stifel since February 1999. Mr. Zemlyak served as Company’s Treasurer from February 1999 to January 2012. Mr. Zemlyak has been Chief Operating Officer of Stifel since August 2002, and Executive Vice President of Stifel since December 1, 2005. Mr. Zemlyak also served as Chief Financial Officer of Stifel from February 1999 to October 2006. Prior to joining company, Mr. Zemlyak served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Baird Financial Corporation from 1997 to 1999 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated from 1994 to 1999.

David Minnick

Mr. David M. Minnick serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Stifel Financial Corp. He has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the company and Stifel Nicolaus since October 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Minnick served as Vice President and Counsel for A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. from August 2002 through October 2004, Senior Regional Attorney for NASD Regulation, Inc. from November 2000 through July 2002, as an attorney in private law practice from September 1998 through November 2000, and as General Counsel and Managing Director of Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. from October 1990 through August 1998.

Bernard Burkemper

Mr. Bernard N. Burkemper serves as Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Controller of Stifel Financial Corp. Mr. Burkemper has been Controller of the Company since April 1991 and Chief Financial Officer of Stifel Nicolaus since October 2006.

Thomas Mulroy

Mr. Thomas P. Mulroy serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has served as Senior Vice President and Director of company and Executive Vice President and Director of Stifel since December 2005. Mr. Mulroy was named Co-Director of Institutional Group in July 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Mulroy served as Director of Equity Capital Markets from December 2005 through July 2009. Mr. Mulroy has responsibility for institutional equity sales, trading, and research. Prior to joining company, Mr. Mulroy was elected Executive Vice President of Legg Mason, Inc. in July 2002 and of Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. in November 2000. Mr. Mulroy became a Senior Vice President of Legg Mason, Inc. in July 2000 and Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. in August 1998.

Victor Nesi

Mr. Victor J. Nesi serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has served as Senior Vice President, Director of Investment Banking, and Co-Director of Institutional Group since July 2009. Mr. Nesi has served as Director of company since August 2009. Mr. Nesi has responsibility for corporate finance investment banking activities and is Co-Director of Capital Markets segment. Mr. Nesi has more than 20 years of banking and private equity experience, most recently with Merrill Lynch, where he headed the global private equity business for the telecommunications and media industry. From 2005 to 2007, he directed Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group for the Americas region. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1996, Mr. Nesi spent seven years as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs.

S. Chad Estep

Mr. S. Chad Estep serves as Senior Vice President of Stifel Financial Corp. Mr. Estep has been Chief Compliance Officer of Stifel Nicolaus since December 2005. Mr. Estep joined Stifel Nicolaus as the Director of Internal Audit in April 2005 following the Company’s acquisition of certain assets from PowellJohnson, Inc. where Mr. Estep served as the Controller from October 2002 to December 2004. Mr. Estep was employed by A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. from 2000 to 2001 where he worked as a Financial Advisor. Mr. Estep worked at J.C. Bradford & Co. as the Financial and Regulatory Reporting Manager from 1998 to 2000.

David Sliney

Mr. David D. Sliney serves as Senior Vice President of Stifel Financial Corp., since May 2003. In 1997, Mr. Sliney began a Strategic Planning and Finance role with Stifel and has served as a Director of Stifel since May 2003. Mr. Sliney is also responsible for our company’s Operations and Technology departments. Mr. Sliney joined Stifel in 1992, and between 1992 and 1995, Mr. Sliney worked as a fixed income trader and later assumed responsibility for the firm’s Equity Syndicate Department.

Ben Plotkin

Mr. Ben A. Plotkin serves as Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Vice President of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been Vice Chairman, Senior Vice President, and Director of company since August 2007 and Executive Vice President of Stifel since February 2007. Mr. Plotkin also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ryan Beck & Company, Inc. from 1997 until its acquisition by company in 2007. Mr. Plotkin was elected Executive Vice President of Ryan Beck in 1990. Mr. Plotkin became a Senior Vice President of Ryan Beck in 1989 and was appointed First Vice President of Ryan Beck in December of 1987. Mr. Plotkin joined Ryan Beck in May of 1987 as a Director and Vice President in the Investment Banking Division.

Thomas Michaud

Mr. Thomas B. Michaud serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He was elected to the Board of Directors of company in February 2013 after the completion of the merger between company and KBW, Inc. Mr. Michaud serves as Senior Vice President of the Company and Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., one of broker-dealer subsidiaries, since February 15, 2013. Prior thereto, Mr. Michaud served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of KBW, Inc. since October 2011 and as Vice Chairman and director since its formation in August 2005. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from August 2005 until October 2011.

Bruce Beda

Mr. Bruce A. Beda is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He is Chief Executive Officer, Kilbourn Capital Management, LLC, a financial asset manager (2001 – present); Held various management positions at two Fortune 200 companies for 15 years and was Chief Financial Officer of a public company. He has M.B.A., Finance, University of Michigan and B.B.A, Accounting, University of Michigan.

Michael Brown

Mr. Michael W. Brown is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp., since August 3, 2010. Mr. Brown has been with Microsoft Corporation, a global software company (NASDAQ: MSFT); Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (August 1994 – July 1997); Vice President – Finance and Treasurer (1989 – August 1994); Deloitte & Touche LLP, a provider of assurance, tax, and business consulting services (1971 – 1989).

Charles Dill

Mr. Charles A. Dill is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been Managing partner, Two Rivers Associates, a private equity firm (2003 - present), General partner, Gateway Partners, L.P., a venture capital fund (1995 - present), President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, Bridge Information Systems, Inc., a company providing online information and trading services (1991 - 1995). He is Venture capital and private equity investor, Director, John Allan Love Foundation.

John Dubinsky

Mr. John P. Dubinsky is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been Chairman, Stifel Bank & Trust (April 2007 – present); President and Chief Executive Officer, Westmoreland Associates, LLC, a financial consulting company (1995 – present); CORTEX; Chairman (2008 – present); President and Chief Executive Officer (2003 – 2008); President Emeritus, Firstar Bank (1999 – 2001); Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Mercantile Bank (1997 – 1999); President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Twain Bancshares, Inc.

Robert Grady

Mr. Robert Edward Grady is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp., since August 3, 2010. Mr. Grady is Partner and Managing Director, Cheyenne Capital Fund, a private equity investment firm (2009 - present) Managing Director, Carlyle Group, a private equity firm (2000 - 2009) - Member, Management Committee - Chairman and Fund Head, Carlyle Venture Partners - Member, Investment Committee (Carlyle Venture Partners, Carlyle Asia Growth Partners, and Carlyle Europe Technology Partners) Managing Director, Robertson Stephens & Company (1993 - 2000); Member, Management Committee.

Frederick Hanser

Mr. Frederick O. Hanser is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been Vice Chairman, Stifel Bank & Trust (2007 - present), Director, SLC Holdings, LLC, the manager and holding company for the St. Louis Cardinals, LLC. (1996 - present), Vice Chairman, St. Louis Cardinals, LLC, a professional baseball team (1996 - 2010, Attorney, Fordyce and Mayne, a law firm , Attorney, Armstrong, Teasdale LLP, a law firm. Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement: One of three principal organizers and Member, Board of Directors, of Mississippi Valley Bancshares, Inc. (1), a bank holding company (NASDAQ: MVBI), Practiced law for 29 years, focused in banking, corporate and estate taxation, medical law, venture capital, and closely held businesses, B.A., Yale University, J.D., Washington University, Member, Board of Directors, and President, BackStoppers, Inc., Member, Board of Directors, CrimeStoppers - St. Louis Region . Mr. Hanser has legal and managerial background, as well as experience as a director of other financial services companies.

Alton Irby

Mr. Alton F. Irby, III, is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp., since August 3, 2010. Mr. Irby is Founding partner, London Bay Capital LLC, a privately held investment firm (May 2006 - present). Founding partner, Tricorn Partners LLP, a privately held investment bank (May 2003 - May 2006). Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HawkPoint Partners (formerly known as National Westminster Global Corporate Advisory) (1997 - 2000). Founding partner, Hambro Magan Irby Holdings (1988 - 1997). Mr. Irby has experience founding, multiple privately held investment firms as well as 25 years of experience in the international financial services industry in Europe and the United States.

James Oates

Mr. James M. Oates is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been Managing Director, The Wydown Group, a financial consulting firm (1994 – present); Chairman, Hudson Castle Group, Inc. (formerly IBEX Capital Markets, Inc.), a financial services company (1997 – 2011); Chief Executive Officer, Neworld Bank Corp. (1985 – 1994).

Kelvin Westbrook

Mr. Kelvin R. Westbrook is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. Mr. Westbrook has been President and Chief Executive Officer, KRW Advisors, LLC, a privately held telecommunications and media consulting and advisory services firm (October 2007 - present). Broadstripe, LLC (formerly known as Millennium Digital Media Systems, LLC)(1), broadband services company - Chairman and Chief Strategic Officer (September 2006 - October 2007) - President and Chief Executive Officer (May 1997 - September 2006). Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement: Member, Board of Directors, BJC HealthCare, Member, Board of Directors, National Cable Satellite Corporation, better known as C-SPAN (2002 - 2011), Former partner of a national law firm.

Michael Zimmerman

Mr. Michael J. Zimmerman is Independent Director of Stifel Financial Corp. He has been with Continental Grain Company, a diversified international agribusiness and investment firm; Vice Chairman (2012 - present); Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (1999 – 2012); Senior Vice President, Investments and Strategy (1996 – 1999); Managing Director, Salomon Brothers, Inc. (1976 – 1996).
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