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World Acceptance Corp (WRLD.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ken Bramlett

55 2015 Chairman of the Board

Janet Matricciani

47 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Calmes

35 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Francisco Del Pozo

60 2008 Senior Vice President, Mexico

Daniel Dyer

43 2005 Senior Vice President - Central Division

Jeff Tinney

53 2007 Senior Vice President - Western Division

James Gilreath

73 1989 Independent Director

Scott Vassalluzzo

44 2011 Independent Director

Charles Way

62 1991 Independent Director

Darrell Whitaker

57 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ken Bramlett

Mr. Ken R. Bramlett serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective September 30, 2015. He was 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).

Janet Matricciani

Ms. Janet Lewis Matricciani has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective September 30, 2015. She is no longer Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She was appointed as the Director of the Company., effective June 10, 2015. 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. She holds Bachelor of Arts & Master of Arts, Engineering from Trinity College, Cambridge University and MBA from Wharton School of Business.

John Calmes

Mr. John L. Calmes is a Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the company, he 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.

Francisco Del Pozo

Mr. Francisco Javier Sauza Del Pozo serves as the 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 has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Branch Operations of the Company, effective September 1, 2016. Mr. Dyer has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, South Eastern Division, since November 2015 and has over 20 years’ experience with World. He served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Central Division from June 2005 to October 2015.

Jeff Tinney

Mr. Jeff L. Tinney serves as the 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 Gilreath

Mr. James R. Gilreath is an Independent Director of the company, 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 Independent Director of the company, 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 the company, 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 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.

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