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Actua Corp (ACTA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Walter Buckley

57 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Douglas Alexander

56 2009 President

Raymond Morgan

50 2006 Chief Financial Officer

David Adelman

45 2016 Lead Independent Director

David Berkman

55 2001 Independent Director

Thomas Decker

71 2004 Independent Director

David Downes

77 2016 Independent Director

Michael Hagan

54 2007 Independent Director

H. Richard Haverstick

64 2016 Independent Director

Peter Miller

55 2010 Independent Director

Philip Ringo

75 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Walter Buckley

Mr. Walter W. Buckley, III, is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as Actua’s Chairman since December 2001 and as its CEO since March 1996. He also served as the President of Actua from March 1996 to December 2001 and from December 2002 to January 2009. Prior to co-founding Actua, Mr. Buckley worked for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. beginning in 1987 as a financial analyst, and later as a Vice President of Acquisitions from 1991 to 1996. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund, FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund–A and FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund–D since 2013. Mr. Buckley also currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Episcopal Academy and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Starfinder Foundation.

Douglas Alexander

Mr. Douglas A. Alexander is President of the Company, since January 26, 2009. From May 2012 to February 2013, he also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Channel Intelligence. He joined Actua as Managing Director in September 1997 and continued in that capacity until December 2002. From January 2003 to October 2003, Mr. Alexander was the Chief Executive Officer of Traffic.com, Inc. He returned to Actua as Managing Director, Operations in October 2003 and served in that capacity until he was promoted to President in January 2009. Prior to joining Actua, in 1989, Mr. Alexander co-founded Reality Online, a financial planning tools and online services company aimed at the individual investor.

Raymond Morgan

Mr. Raymond. Kirk Morgan is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Morgan joined Actua in March 1999 and has held several positions in Actua’s finance department. In 2006, Mr. Morgan assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Actua in 1999, Mr. Morgan was a member of the middle market and growing company audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

David Adelman

Mr. David J. Adelman is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Since 1997, Mr. Adelman has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Campus Apartments, Inc., a company specializing in the development, management and finance of upscale housing for universities. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of FS Investment Corporation since 2008, of FS Investment Corporation II since 2011 and of FS Investment Corporation III since 2013, and a member of the Board of Trustees of FS Energy and Power Fund since 2010 and of FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund, FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund–A and FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund–D since 2013. In addition, Mr. Adelman serves on the board of directors or in leadership roles for various charitable and civic organizations.

David Berkman

Mr. David J. Berkman is Independent Director of the Company, since January 1, 2001. Since 2000, Mr. Berkman has been the Managing Partner of Associated Partners, LP, a private equity firm primarily engaged in the telecommunications, technology and Internet markets. Mr. Berkman has served as a director of Entercom Communications Corp. since 1999 and served as a director of Diamond Resorts International, Inc. from July 2013 until the sale of that company to a private investor in September 2016. Civically, he serves on the Board of Overseers for the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Thomas Decker

Mr. Thomas A. Decker is Independent Director of the Company, since October 11, 2004. Mr. Decker is currently a Member of the Cozen O’Connor law firm, where he has served as Vice Chairman since January 2013. From 2007 to December 2012, Mr. Decker served as Chief Executive Officer of Cozen O’Connor, where he also served as President from 2007 to January 2012 and as Managing Partner from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Decker served as the inaugural Chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board from 2004 to 2007. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Committee of Seventy, the Kimmel Center and the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, as well as the Board of Trustees of the Gesu School.

David Downes

Mr. David K. Downes is Independent Director of the Company. Since 2004, Mr. Downes has served as the President of Community Capital Trust, as well as two of its managed funds, CRA Qualified Investment Fund and Alternative Income Fund. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Community Capital Management, Inc. (“CCM”) from 2004 to 2015, and he currently serves as the Chairman of CCM. Mr. Downes has served as a director of THL Credit, Inc. since 2009 and served as a director of OppenheimerFunds, Inc. from 2005 to 2015. Previously, Mr. Downes served as the Independent Chairman of the GSK Domestic Employee Benefit Trust from 2006 to June 2013. Between 1995 and 2003, Mr. Downes served in various executive roles at Lincoln National Investment Companies and Delaware Investments, the investment management subsidiary of the Lincoln Financial Group at that time.

Michael Hagan

Mr. Michael J. Hagan is Independent Director of the Company, since June 18, 2007. Mr. Hagan serves as Managing Partner of Hawk Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in lower-middle market companies that he co-founded in December 2014. Mr. Hagan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of LifeShield Security, Inc. (“LifeShield”) from December 2009 until DIRECTV’s acquisition of the company in June 2013; he continued to serve as President of LifeShield until May 2014. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NutriSystem, Inc. (“NutriSystem”) from 2002 to 2008 and as the President of NutriSystem from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining NutriSystem, Mr. Hagan was a co-founder of Verticalnet, Inc. (“Verticalnet”) and held a number of senior executive positions at Verticalnet from its founding in 1995. Mr. Hagan has served as a director of FS Investment Corporation since 2011; he rejoined the Board of Directors of NutriSystem in February 2012 and was appointed Chairman of NutriSystem in April 2012 (a capacity in which he served from 2002 to 2008, as noted above).

H. Richard Haverstick

Mr. H. Richard Haverstick is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Haverstick has served as a Trustee of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health (“Jefferson”) since July 2013 and as Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee at Jefferson since July 2014; he served as the Treasurer of Jefferson from May 2015 to February 2017. Mr. Haverstick also has served on the Board of Trustees and Audit Committee of Brandywine Realty Trust since December 2016 and as Chair of the Audit Committee since February 2017. Previously, Mr. Haverstick spent nearly 40 years with Ernst & Young LLP, where he served in many senior leadership roles (including Global Financial Services Partner, Managing Partner of the Philadelphia Office, Philadelphia Partner-In-Charge of Financial Services, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Region Banking Leader and Mid-Atlantic Region Partner-In-Charge of Human Resources) and served clients in a diverse range of industries, including the banking and financial services industries. Mr. Haverstick has served as a board member at a variety of civic and charitable organizations; he currently serves on the Dean’s Council at the Temple University Fox School of Business and as Chair of the Accounting Department Advisory Board at the school.

Peter Miller

Mr. Peter K. Miller is Independent Director of the Company, since June 21, 2010. Since June 2010, Mr. Miller has been the Chief Executive Officer of OptiNose Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company that is developing a pipeline of products based on a proprietary intranasal delivery system. Prior to that, he co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Take Care Health Systems, LLC (“TCHS”), an operator of healthcare clinics in retail pharmacies, from 2004 to May 2010. TCHS was acquired by, and became a wholly-owned subsidiary of, Walgreen Co. in 2007. Between 1990 and 2004, Mr. Miller served in a variety of executive roles at subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson, including as President of Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. and as Worldwide President of Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.

Philip Ringo

Mr. Philip J. Ringo is Independent Director of the Company, since January 27, 2003. He provides strategic consulting services to business organizations. From January 2010 to December 2012, he served as a Senior Strategic Advisor for Elemica, Inc., an e-business supply chain network. From 2001 to 2009, Mr. Ringo served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RubberNetwork.com LLC, a tire and rubber industry strategic sourcing and technology consortium. Mr. Ringo served as a director of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. from 1978 to May 2016.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Walter Buckley

1,274,760

Douglas Alexander

1,275,790

Raymond Morgan

634,775

David Adelman

100,005

David Berkman

88,504

Thomas Decker

71,005

David Downes

96,000

Michael Hagan

73,504

H. Richard Haverstick

193,754

Peter Miller

68,498

Philip Ringo

82,001
As Of  30 Dec 2016