People: World Acceptance Corp (WRLD.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

A. Alexander McLean

63 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

John Calmes

34 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Janet Matricciani

46 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Francisco Del Pozo

58 2008 Senior Vice President, Mexico

Daniel Dyer

41 2005 Senior Vice President - Central Division

Jeff Tinney

51 2007 Senior Vice President - Western Division

James Walters

46 2005 Senior Vice President - Southern Division

Ken Bramlett

54 2010 Lead Independent Director

James Gilreath

72 1989 Independent Director

Scott Vassalluzzo

42 2011 Independent Director

Charles Way

61 1991 Independent Director

Darrell Whitaker

56 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

A. Alexander McLean

Mr. A. Alexander McLean is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of World Acceptance Corp. Mr. McLean has served as Chairman of the Board since August 2007 and as Chief Executive Officer since March 2006, as executive vice president from August 1996 to March 2006, as senior vice president from 1992 to August 1996, as vice president from 1989 to 1992, and as chief financial officer from June 1989 to March 2006. He holds Bachelor of Science – Economics, Davidson College and Masters in Accounting, University of South Carolina. He is Director of Independence National Bank, since May 2008, Board of Trustees, United Way of Greenville County, since February 2009, YMCA Endowment, since February 2006, Cancer Society of Greenville County, since January 2009, American Financial Service Association, since March 2006 (Chairman Oct. 2009 – Oct. 2010), National Installment Lenders Association, since December 2008, AFSA Education Foundation, since March 2010.

John Calmes

Mr. Calmes has over 10 years of business experience, primarily in the public accounting field and banking industry. He is licensed as a CPA in both South Carolina and New York. Most recently, he was Director of Finance – Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ from August 2013 until November 2013. From 2003 to July 2013, Mr. Calmes worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (“PWC”), primarily focusing on financial service clients. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Calmes was a Manager in PWC’s Sydney, Australia office and from 2011 to 2013 he was a Senior Manager in PWC’s New York office.

Janet Matricciani

Ms. Janet Lewis Matricciani is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Ms. Matricciani has over 17 years of business experience, primarily in the financial services arena. Most recently, she was the CEO of Antenna International from 2010 through 2013. She has also worked as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for K12 INC. from 2008 through 2010; as Executive Vice President for Countrywide Financial Corporation from 2005 through 2007; as Managing Director for Capital One Financial Corporation from 2001 through 2005; as Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Company from 1997 through 2000; and as Case Team Leader for Monitor Company from 1994 through 1997.

Francisco Del Pozo

Mr. Francisco Javier Sauza Del Pozo is Senior Vice President, Mexico of World Acceptance Corp. Mr. Sauza has been Vice President of Operations from April 2005 to May 2008; President of Border Consulting Group from July 2004 to March 2005.

Daniel Dyer

Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer is Senior Vice President - Central Division of World Acceptance Corp. He was Vice President, Operations - Tennessee and Kentucky from April 2002 to June 2005.

Jeff Tinney

Mr. Jeff L. Tinney is Senior Vice President - Western Division of World Acceptance Corp. He was Vice President, Operations – Texas and New Mexico from June 2001 to June 2007; Vice President, Operations – Texas and Louisiana from April 1998 to June 2001.

James Walters

Mr. James Daniel Walters is Senior Vice President - Southern Division of World Acceptance Corp. He was Vice President, Operations - South Carolina and Alabama from August 1998 to March 2005.

Ken Bramlett

Mr. Ken R. Bramlett is Lead Independent Director of World Acceptance Corp., since 2010. Mr. Bramlett served as senior vice president and general counsel for COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. a public information technology services company from January 1, 2006 until it was sold in April 2010. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Bramlett was a partner with Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, LLP, a Charlotte, North Carolina law firm. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Bramlett served as senior vice president and general counsel of Venturi Partners, Inc., (formerly known as Personnel Group of America, Inc.), an information technology and personnel staffing services company. Mr. Bramlett served as chief financial officer of Venturi from October 1999 to January 2001, and as a director of that company from August 1997 to January 2001. Prior to October 1996, Mr. Bramlett was an attorney with Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A., a Charlotte, North Carolina law firm, for 12 years. He holds Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy, Wake Forest University and Juris Doctor in Law, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He was Director of Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend, Inc. (Chairman in 2005 and 2006), Activate, LLC (fkaBluegrass ltd) (July 2011 to present), a Charlotte, North Carolina promotional marketing firm, Carmel Country Club, Inc., a Charlotte, North Carolina country club (2011 to present).

James Gilreath

Mr. James R. Gilreath is an Independent Director of the World Acceptance Corp., since April 1989. Mr. Gilreath has practiced law in Greenville, South Carolina since 1968. He holds Bachelor of Science – Accounting, University of South Carolina, Juris Doctor in Law, University of South Carolina and Masters of Law in Taxation, New York University School of Law. He has Legal experience – practicing attorney in Greenville, South Carolina for 42 years. During this time has been in complex business cases regarding matters facing a diverse range of companies.

Scott Vassalluzzo

Mr. Scott J. Vassalluzzo is an Independent Director of World Acceptance Corp., since August 2011. Mr. Vassalluzzo is a managing Member of Prescott General Partners LLC (“PGP”), an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. PGP serves as the general partner of three private investment limited partnerships, including Prescott Associates L.P. (together, the “Prescott Parnterships”). Mr. Vassalluzzo joined the Prescott Partnerships in 2000, and transitioned to Managing Member of PGP following Prescott’s reorganization in January 2012. Prior to 1998, Mr. Vassalluzzo worked in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). The Prescott Partnerships have been shareholders of the Company for 18 years. He holds Bachelor of Science – Accounting, The Pennsylvania State University and MBA, Columbia University. He is Credit Acceptance Corporation since March 2007 – Chairman of Compensation Committee.

Charles Way

Mr. Charles D. Way is an Independent Director of World Acceptance Corp., since September 1991. From 1989 until 2006, Mr. Way served as chief executive officer of Ryan’s Restaurant Group, Inc., a publicly traded company. From 1988 to 2004, Mr. Way served as president of Ryan’s Steak House, Inc. He holds Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Clemson University. He was Director of Ryan’s Restaurant Group, Inc. from 1981 to 2006 (Chairman from 1992 to 2006).

Darrell Whitaker

Mr. Darrell E. Whitaker is an Independent Director of World Acceptance Corp., since May 2008. Before joining IMI Resort Holdings, Inc. in January of 2004, Mr. Whitaker served as the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary of The Cliffs Communities, Inc., a developer of high end resort communities. He joined the Cliffs Communities, Inc. in July 1998 as Chief Financial Officer, a position he held until becoming Chief Operating Officer in August 2001. In addition, he has held executive management positions with other publicly traded companies, such as Ryan’s Steak House, Inc., Baby Superstores, Inc., and Food Lion, Inc. Mr. Whitaker is a CPA licensed in the State of South Carolina. He holds Bachelor of Science – Business Administration, University of South Carolina.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

A. Alexander McLean

829,500

John Calmes

1,920,800

Janet Matricciani

2,820,700

Francisco Del Pozo

517,400

Daniel Dyer

284,428

Jeff Tinney

314,840

James Walters

321,700

Ken Bramlett

--

James Gilreath

--

Scott Vassalluzzo

--

Charles Way

--

Darrell Whitaker

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014

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