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Cambium Learning Group Inc (ABCD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Walsh

51 2013 Chairman of the Board

John Campbell

54 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Barbara Benson

44 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Bob Holl

71 Co-founder and President of Learning A-Z

David Shuster

48 Founder and President, Explore Learning

George Logue

64 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Voyager/Sopris

Carolyn Getridge

70 2012 Senior Vice President - Urban Development

Paul Fonte

46 2013 Chief Technology Officer

David Bainbridge

43 2012 Director

Clifford Chiu

56 2014 Director

Jeffrey Stevenson

54 2009 Director

Walter Bumphus

67 2011 Independent Director

Thomas Kalinske

70 2013 Independent Director

Harold Levy

62 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Walsh

Mr. Joseph A. Walsh is Chairman of the Board of Cambium Learning Group Inc., since March 19, 2013. Mr. Walsh is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dex Media, Inc. where he leads one of the nation’s largest providers of print and online marketing and advertising solutions. Additionally, he has been the Chairman and CEO of Walsh Partners, a private company he founded in 2012 to focus on investments and advisory services. He was previously employed by Yellowbook Inc. from 1987 to 2011 and served as President and CEO, and as a member of the board of directors, from 1993 to 2011. At Yellowbook, Mr. Walsh led the company through a series of acquisitions, partnerships and new market launches. Mr. Walsh possesses substantial executive, business and operational experience relating to private equity ventures and complex mergers and acquisitions situations. In 1982, Mr. Walsh co-founded IYP Publishing, a company he sold to DataNational in 1985. He served as Vice President of Sales at DataNational until joining Yellowbook in 1987.

John Campbell

Mr. John Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Cambium Learning Group Inc., since March 19, 2013. Mr. Campbell served as a Senior Vice President of the Company and the President of our Cambium Learning Technologies unit from December 2009 to March 2013. Mr. Campbell served as Chief Operating Officer of Voyager Learning Company from January 2004 to December 2009. Before joining Voyager Learning Company, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Operating Officer and business unit head of a research-based reading company (Breakthrough to Literacy) within McGraw-Hill. Prior to joining Breakthrough/McGraw-Hill, he served as Director of Technology for a division of Tribune Education.

Barbara Benson

Ms. Barbara A. Benson is Chief Financial Officer of Cambium Learning Group Inc., since March 19, 2013. Prior to that date, Ms. Benson served as the Company’s Controller and Principal Accounting Officer since March 2010. From December 2009 to March 2010, Ms. Benson served as Controller of the Company. Ms. Benson joined Voyager Learning Company in March 2007, as Controller of the Voyager Expanded Learning operating unit, and served as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from February 2009 to December 2009. From 2004 until joining Voyager Learning Company in March 2007, Ms. Benson held positions at Pegasus Solutions, Inc., a hotel technology provider of reservation, distribution, financial, and representation services, including Controller and Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting. Ms. Benson is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas.

Bob Holl

Mr. Bob Holl is the Co-founder and President of Learning A-Z. Mr. Holl has a wealth of educational knowledge and publishing experience having spent 10 years as a public school educator and 30 years in educational publishing. Before founding Learning A-Z, he served as Vice President of Development for the Wright Group and prior to that served as Editor-in-Chief of Addison-Wesley Publishing and Scott-Foresman Publishing Companies. He has been the architect and writer of many curriculum programs and educational resources during his publishing career.

David Shuster

Mr. David Shuster is Founder and President of Explore Learning. Mr. Shuster is a former classroom educator and is intimately involved in the design and development of the company's award-winning products. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Virginia and has led Explore Learning since its inception in 1999.

George Logue

Mr. George A. Logue is Executive Vice President, President - Voyager/Sopris of Cambium Learning Group Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Logue served as the President of the Sopris business unit, the Supplemental Solutions business unit of the Company, a position he has held since completion of the Mergers in December 2009. Mr. Logue previously served as the Executive Vice President of Cambium Learning, Inc. (“CLI”), from June 2003 to December 2009, and also has 30 years of education industry experience. Before joining CLI, Mr. Logue spent 18 years in various leadership roles with Houghton Mifflin Company. At Houghton Mifflin, Mr. Logue served as Executive Vice President of the School Division from 1996 to 2003. Prior to serving as Executive Vice President of Houghton Mifflin, Mr. Logue was Vice President for Sales and Marketing of Houghton Mifflin from 1994 to 1996.

Carolyn Getridge

Ms. Carolyn Getridge is the Senior Vice President - Urban Development of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Prior to this, Ms. Getridge served as our Senior Vice President of Urban Development since completion of the Mergers in December 2009. She joined Voyager Learning Company in 1997 as a member of the team that launched the Company after a distinguished 30-year career in public education. Immediately prior to joining us, Ms. Getridge served as Superintendent of the Oakland, California Unified School District. Ms. Getridge was also Associate Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in Oakland and Director of Educational Programs for the Alameda, California County Office of Education.

Paul Fonte

Mr. Paul Fonte is Chief Technology Officer of Cambium Learning Group Inc., on March 19, 2013. Prior, Mr. Fonte served as the Vice President of Technology for Cambium Learning Technologies since the Mergers in December 2009. Mr. Fonte joined Voyager in 2003 as Senior Project Lead and was promoted to a number of positions within Voyager, including the Director of Technology where he served until December 2009.

David Bainbridge

Mr. David F. Bainbridge is an Director of Cambium Learning Group Inc. Mr. Bainbridge, a Managing Director at Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is responsible for sourcing, developing and monitoring private equity and mezzanine debt investments in the healthcare and education industries. Mr. Bainbridge is also a Director of Strata Decision Technology, Remedy Health Media, Infobase Learning, and Metschools and previously served on the board of Avatar International. Since joining VSS in 2003, he has also been active in the firm’s investments in Solucient, Executive Health Resources, and Gallo Holdings. Before joining VSS, Mr. Bainbridge spent 10 years as an investment banking professional, most recently with Berkery Noyes & Co., specializing in various information segments. Mr. Bainbridge is a graduate of Cornell University and an honors graduate of the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Clifford Chiu

Mr. Clifford Chiu is a Director of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Mr. Chiu retired as a partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) which he joined in 2007 to found and lead capital raising and investor relations in Asia. He is a government appointee to the Financial Services Development Council market development committee and non-executive director of Hsin Chong Construction Group, Ltd. (Hang Seng: 0404.HK). Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Chiu was a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Asset Management, based in Hong Kong, where he led the institutional and global liquidity businesses on the buy-side in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that, Mr. Chiu was at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup, where he was head of Hong Kong investment banking and beforehand co-head of Japan investment banking, in Tokyo. Mr. Chiu holds a B.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, where he serves on Chicago Booth’s global advisory board. Mr. Chiu is an investment committee member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, as well as a director of the St. James Settlement, the Hospital Authority’s Tseung Kwan O Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania’s Weingarten Learning Resources Center.

Jeffrey Stevenson

Mr. Jeffrey T. Stevenson is Director of Cambium Learning Group Inc. Mr. Stevenson is the Managing Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer of VSS, a private equity fund with $2.5 billion of capital under management. Mr. Stevenson joined VSS in 1982, shortly after its formation, and has been the head of its private equity business since its first investment in 1989. VSS manages private equity and mezzanine funds dedicated to companies engaged in the media, communications and information industries.

Walter Bumphus

Dr. Walter G. Bumphus is an Independent Director of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Dr. Bumphus has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Community Colleges (“AACC”) since January 2011. AACC is headquartered in the National Center for Higher Education in Washington, D.C. and is the primary advocacy organization for community colleges at the national level and works closely with the directors of state offices to inform and affect state policy. Prior to assuming the presidency of AACC, from 2007 to January 2011, Dr. Bumphus served as a professor in the Community College Leadership Program and as chair of the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. In an educational career that spans over 30 years, Dr. Bumphus has worked as an administrator at a regional university, at a state system of community and technical colleges, and at four different community colleges.

Thomas Kalinske

Mr. Thomas J. Kalinske is an Independent Director of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Kalinske has been the Executive Chairman of Global Education Learning, a company focused on acquiring education companies in China that teach English creativity, critical thinking and math to children 2-7, since 2009. Mr. Kalinske also serves as Vice Chairman of the board of LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Kalinske’s history with LeapFrog dates back to September 1997, where he served as their CEO until June 2006, and was then the Chairman of the board of directors until February 2004. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of Knowledge Universe, Sega of America, Matchbox, Inc. and Mattel, Inc. Mr. Kalinske served on the board of directors of Blackboard, Inc. until December 2011, a University and K-12 enterprise software applications company; the board of directors of Kidzui, a safe children’s Internet search and education site; the board of directors of Genyous Omnitura, a cancer drug development company; is a member of the National Board of Advisors of the University Of Arizona School Of Business and is an Emeritus member of the University Of Wisconsin School Of Business Advisors.

Harold Levy

Mr. Harold O. Levy is Independent Director of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Since 2014, Mr. Levy has served as the Executive Director of The Jack Cook Kent Foundation where he manages one of the largest private scholarship foundations in the country. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Palm Ventures, LLC. Mr. Levy was the Managing Director and Special Counsel at Plainfield Asset Management from 2007 to 2009. He previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Kaplan, Inc., where he was a member of the Executive Team of Kaplan University and founded Kaplan University’s online School of Education. He was Director of Global Compliance of Citigroup, Inc., Associate General Counsel of Travelers Group, Inc., Litigation Counsel and Counsel to the Investment Bank of Salomon Brothers Inc., and Assistant General Counsel of Philipp Brothers, Inc. (Phibro) He has also served on the board of the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange, Inc. and on the National Adjudicatory Council of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.