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LendingTree Inc (TREE.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Lebda

45 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Gabriel Dalporto

43 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Nikul Patel

42 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Paul Onnen

52 2015 Chief Technology Officer

Carla Shumate

44 2013 Chief Accounting Officer

Sam Yount

2016 Chief Marketing Officer

Neil Salvage

2015 Chief Revenue Officer

Neal Dermer

46 2013 Independent Director

Robin Henderson

45 2014 Independent Director

Peter Horan

60 2008 Independent Director

Steven Ozonian

59 2011 Independent Director

Saras Sarasvathy

2015 Independent Director

Craig Troyer

46 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Lebda

Mr. Douglas R. Lebda is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of LendingTree, Inc. since January 2008. Mr. Lebda is our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors and has served in such capacities since January 2008. Mr. Lebda is also a member of our Executive Committee. Previously, Mr. Lebda served as President and Chief Operating Officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp from January 2006 to August 2008, when the company was spun-off from IAC/InterActiveCorp. Prior to that, Mr. Lebda served in roles as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of LendingTree, LLC, which he founded in June 1996. Before founding LendingTree, Mr. Lebda worked as an auditor and consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Lebda was a member of the Board of Directors of Eastman Kodak. In January 2012, Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Gabriel Dalporto

Mr. Gabriel Dalporto has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He served as our Chief Marketing Officer since April 2011 and also as President of Mortgage since March 2013. Before joining our company, Mr. Dalporto served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Atomic Financial, Inc., a startup online investing platform, from January 2010 to April 2011. He served as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer of Zecco Holdings, Inc., an online brokerage company, from January 2007 to December 2009. Mr. Dalporto served as Vice President at E*Trade Financial from August 2004 to November 2006 and as Vice President at JPMorgan Chase from September 2003 to July 2004.

Nikul Patel

Mr. Nikul Patel is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President of Product of LendingTree, Inc. since February 2013, has served as the Company’s Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Patel is responsible for product management, product engineering, information technology and information security at the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Patel served as President of Home-Account.com, a Silicon Valley start-up with an online mortgage shopping experience, following its acquisition by Bills.com in July 2010 until June 2012. Prior to such acquisition, Mr. Patel served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President - Products of Home-Account.com from May 2009 to July 2010. From 1997 to 2008, Mr. Patel held various senior management roles involving technology product and services at Intel Corporation. In addition, Mr. Patel co-founded Movoto.com, an online real estate shopping website, in 2005. Mr. Patel received his Masters of Business Administration with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his Masters of Science in Computer Engineering from Florida Atlantic University.

Paul Onnen

Mr. Paul Onnen is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Paul brings over 25 years of experience directing, developing and executing innovative enterprise and web-based products and services for leading organizations including Google, Expedia, WebMD, Nordstrom.com and Intel, as well as several successful start-up companies. Most notably, Paul led the effort to re-architect and successfully launch a new version of the Expedia.com platform, the largest such project in the company’s history.

Carla Shumate

Ms. Carla Shumate is Chief Accounting Officer of LendingTree, Inc. effective January 31, 2013. Ms. Shumate joined the Company in December 2012 and, since January 31, 2013, has served as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer and principal accounting officer. Ms. Shumate joined the Company from King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where she held various positions from 2001 until 2012, including Senior Vice President and Controller since 2005. Previously, Ms. Shumate held various positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1993 until 2000, including Manager from 1998 until 2000. Ms. Shumate received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Wake Forest University and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1997.

Sam Yount

Mr. Sam Yount is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Based in LendingTree's Burlingame, CA office, Yount will lead the company's marketing operations and continue to build the LendingTree brand as it expands into new financial service categories with innovative product offerings. Yount is a marketing veteran with more than 10 years of financial technology marketing experience. Prior to joining LendingTree, Yount served as VP of Marketing at FutureAdvisor where he assembled the marketing team and drove substantial revenue growth prior to an acquisition by BlackRock. He was also the VP of Marketing at Personal Capital, leading both consumer acquisition efforts and business development, and led online marketing for Scottrade, driving substantial growth through the financial crisis of 2008.

Neil Salvage

Mr. Neil Salvage is Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. He responsible for all revenue for the company, leading the sales, contact center and lender partnership teams. Neil joined the company in July 2013 to run LendingTree’s home services business and later assumed the additional responsibility of managing the company’s contact center.

Neal Dermer

Mr. Neal Dermer is an Independent Director of Tree.Com Inc., effective June 19, 2013. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2013. Mr. Dermer is also a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Dermer has served as a Vice President and the Treasurer of Liberty Interactive Corporation (including its predecessor, “Liberty Interactive”) and Liberty Media Corporation (including its predecessor, “Liberty Media”) since November 2011. He has also served as a Vice President and the Treasurer of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. since July 2013 and Liberty Broadband Corporation since June 2014. He has held a number of positions with Liberty Interactive and Liberty Media since 1995, and was previously an auditor with KPMG. Mr. Dermer has held an active Certified Public Accountant license since 1992.

Robin Henderson

Ms. Robin Henderson is Independent Director of LendingTree, Inc. since November 2014. Ms. Henderson is also a member of the Executive Committee and Audit Committee. Ms. Henderson is Senior Director, Private Capital Group, of RXR Realty, which owns and manages over $6.5 billion of real estate comprised of 108 properties containing 20 million square feet. Ms. Henderson joined RXR in February 2010. She is responsible for sourcing institutional capital partners for both the company’s asset level joint ventures and discretionary funds. Since joining RXR, Ms. Henderson has led the effort in raising approximately $2.7 billion of equity to fund RXR’s New York City office portfolio. From May 1998 to December 2009, Ms. Henderson was with Wachovia Securities, ultimately serving as Vice President within Real Estate Corporate Finance with a focus in Real Estate Private Equity.

Peter Horan

Mr. Peter Horan is Independent Director of LendingTree, Inc. since August 2008. Mr. Horan has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2008. Mr. Horan is also Chair of our Compensation Committee, Chair of our Nominating Committee and a member of our Audit Committee. Mr. Horan is currently the founder of Horan Media Tech Advisors. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Answers Corporation. He was previously Executive Chairman of SocialChorus, a provider of software to automate and streamline social influence marketing. He previously served as Chairman of Goodmail Systems, Inc., a provider of e-mail authentication services, from February 2010 to February 2011, and he served as Chief Executive Officer of that company from May 2008 until February 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Horan served as Chief Executive Officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp Media & Advertising from January 2007 to June 2008. Prior to joining IAC, Mr. Horan served as Chief Executive Officer of AllBusiness.com, Inc., which operates a website providing advice for small businesses, About.com, Inc., an internet resource providing expert advice on a wide variety of topics, and DevX.com, Inc., a provider of technical information, tools and services for IT professionals developing corporate applications. Additionally, Mr. Horan served in senior management roles at International Data Group, a technology media, events and research company, including its Computerworld publication for IT leaders. Prior to that, Mr. Horan spent more than 15 years in senior account management roles at leading advertising agencies, including BBDO and Ogilvy & Mather. Mr. Horan is also a member of the Board of Directors of Merchant Circle, a private company that helps people find local merchants.

Steven Ozonian

Mr. Steven Ozonian is Independent Director of LendingTree, Inc. since June 2011. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2011. Mr. Ozonian is Chair of our Executive Committee, Chair of our Audit Committee and a member of our Nominating Committee. Mr. Ozonian currently serves as Chief Real Estate Officer of Carrington Capital. He previously served as a member of our Board of Directors from August 2008 to November 2010. He resigned from the Board of Directors effective November 1, 2010 to join the Company as Chief Executive Officer of its proprietary full service real estate brokerage business known as RealEstate.com, REALTORS®. On March 15, 2011, the Company announced that it had finalized a plan to close all of the field offices of RealEstate.com and, on March 31, 2011, Mr. Ozonian resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the division. Prior to his employment at the Company, Mr. Ozonian served as the Executive Chairman of Global Mobility Solutions, an employee mobility provider, from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Ozonian has held other high level positions in the homeownership industry including Chairman and CEO of Prudential’s real estate and related businesses, CEO of Realtor.com and National Homeownership Executive for Bank of America.

Saras Sarasvathy

Dr. Saras Sarasvathy, MSIA, Ph.D. is Independent Director of Lendingtree, Inc. Dr. Sarasvathy is the Isidore Horween Research Professor of Business Administration at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia and the Jamuna Raghavan Chair Professor in Entrepreneurship, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Craig Troyer

Mr. Craig Troyer is Independent Director of LendingTree, Inc. effective July 7, 2014. Mr. Troyer has served as a member of our Board of Directors since July 2014. Mr. Troyer has served as a Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Liberty Interactive Corporation (including its predecessor, “Liberty Interactive”) and Liberty Media Corporation (including its predecessor) since November 2011. He has held a number of positions with Liberty Interactive since October 2005. Prior to joining Liberty Interactive, he was a corporate transactional attorney with Baker Botts, L.L.P. Mr. Troyer is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and the University of Chicago Law School.

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