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Barrett Business Services Inc (BBSI.OQ)

BBSI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Meeker

78 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Elich

52 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Kramer

37 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

Gerald Blotz

47 2014 Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Field Operations

Heather Gould

43 2017 Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Gregory Vaughn

61 2014 Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Corporate Operations

Thomas Carley

58 2016 Director

Thomas Cusick

50 2016 Independent Director

James Hicks

70 2001 Independent Director

Jon Justesen

65 2004 Independent Director

Vincent Price

53 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Meeker

Mr. Anthony Meeker is Independent Chairman of the Board of Barrett Business Services Inc. He retired in 2003 as a Managing Director of Victory Capital Management, Inc. (formerly known as Key Asset Management, Inc.), where he was employed for 10 years. Mr. Meeker was previously a director of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of McMinnville, Oregon and Oregon Mutual Insurance. He also serves on the board of two charitable organizations, MV Advancements, which provides employment, residential, and community services to clients with disabilities, and Oregon State Capitol Foundation. From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Meeker was Treasurer of the State of Oregon. His duties as state treasurer included investing the assets of the state, including the then $26 billion state pension fund, managing the state debt, and supervising all cash management programs. Mr. Meeker also managed the workers compensation insurance reserve fund of the State Accident Insurance Fund, providing oversight to ensure adequate actuarial reserves. He received a B.A. degree from Willamette University.

Michael Elich

Mr. Michael L. Elich is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Barrett Business Services Inc. He joined the Company in October 2001 as Director of Business Development. He was appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2005. He was appointed interim President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2011 upon the death of William W. Sherertz. Effective February 17, 2011, Mr. Elich was elected to the Board and his position as President and Chief Executive Officer was confirmed. From 1995 to 2001, Mr. Elich served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Skills Resource Training Center, a staffing services company with offices in Oregon, Washington and Idaho that was later acquired by the Company in 2004. Mr. Elich graduated from Montana State University with a B.S. degree in Economic Science. He is a member of Tournament Golf Foundation, a non-profit organization that has donated more than $14 million to children’s charities since its inception in 1972.

Gary Kramer

Mr. Gary Kramer serves as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kramer served as Senior Vice President for Global Services at Chubb Limited (formerly ACE Limited) beginning in 2013. In this role, Mr. Kramer led the Global Services team to support the growth of multinational businesses and meet the complex underwriting and servicing needs of large multinational customers. He also oversaw the delivery of sophisticated risk management products, programs, and services through all lines of business underwritten for global programs of U.S.-based companies. Between 2004 and 2013, Mr. Kramer held a variety of positions within the ACE Group companies, including Divisional Financial Officer of ACE Financial Solutions, Inc., and Senior Financial Analyst with ACE North America. Other positions held by Mr. Kramer during his career include Senior Accountant at Admiral Insurance Company from 2002 until 2004, and Treasury Analyst at Kimble Glass from 2000 until 2002.

Gerald Blotz

Mr. Gerald Blotz is Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Field Operations of Barrett Business Services Inc., since April 28, 2014. He joined the Company in May 2002 as Area Manager of the San Jose branch office. Mr. Blotz was promoted to Vice President, Chief Operating Officer-Field Operations in May 2014. Prior to joining BBSI, Gerald was President and Chief Operating Officer of ProTrades Connection, where he was instrumental in building ProTrades to 44 offices in four states.

Heather Gould

Ms. Heather E. Gould is Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. She joined the Company in March 2012 as Director of Marketing. In March 2015, she was promoted to Executive Director of Strategic Alignment. Then, in January 2017, she was promoted to Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. Before joining the Company, Ms. Gould was Account Director at HMH Agency, an integrated communications agency in Portland, Oregon. During her 22-year career, Ms. Gould has held various positons in advertising, brand strategy and marketing with multiple creative agencies, including Deutsch LA, Arnold Worldwide and WireStone, as well as a number of smaller agencies. During that time, she led and collaborated on multiple business-to-business and consumer-facing initiatives for clients such as Apple, Intel, HP, Kaiser Permanente, Mitsubishi Motors, Volkswagen and the National Australia Bank.

Gregory Vaughn

Mr. Gregory R. Vaughn is Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Corporate Operations of Barrett Business Services Inc. Mr. Vaughn was appointed Vice President in January 1998 and Chief Administrative Officer in February 2012. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer-Corporate Operations in May 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Vaughn was Chief Executive Officer of Insource America, Inc., a privately-held human resource management company headquartered in Portland, Oregon, for approximately one year. Mr. Vaughn has also held senior management positions with Sundial Time Systems, Inc., and Continental Information Systems, Inc. Previously, Mr. Vaughn was employed as a technology consultant by Price Waterhouse & Co.

Thomas Carley

Mr. Thomas J. Carley serves as Director of Barrett Business Services Inc. He has acted as principal of Portal Capital, an investment management company that he co-founded, since July 2006, with responsibility for all of Portal Capital’s financial duties. He served as the Company’s interim Principal Financial and Accounting Officer from March 4, 2016 until August 10, 2016, and remained an employee of the Company through August 31, 2016. Mr. Carley has an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance, and an A.B. degree in Economics and Classics from Dartmouth College. He is also a director of Urth Organic Corporation, a distributor of organic agricultural products.

Thomas Cusick

Mr. Thomas B. Cusick serves as Director of the Company. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company, an outdoor and active lifestyle apparel and footwear company listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, since 2009. From 2002 to 2009, he served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Columbia. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Cusick spent seven years with Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a public company that develops system design enablement solutions, and certain of its subsidiaries. He began his career at the public accounting firm of KPMG, LLP. Mr. Cusick is a certified public accountant. He received a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Idaho.

James Hicks

Dr. James B. Hicks, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Barrett Business Services, Inc. He has been Professor of Research in Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California since 2014. From 2004 until 2016, Dr. Hicks was Professor of Biomedical Research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. He is a co-founder and director of Virogenomics, Inc., a private biotechnology company located in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, for which he previously served as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Hicks was a director of AVI BioPharma, Inc. (now Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.), from 1997 until October 2007 and a member of AVI BioPharma, Inc.’s audit committee and chair of its compensation committee. Between 1990 and 2006, 3 Dr. Hicks co-founded five biotech or internet companies. He completed a postdoctoral program at Cornell University, received a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon, and received a B.A. degree from Willamette University.

Jon Justesen

Mr. Jon L. Justesen is an Independent Director of Barrett Business Services, Inc., since 2004. He is co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of Justesen Ranches, which operates in four counties in two states. He is also owner and President of Buckhollow Ranch, Inc., and has 35 years of experience creating wealth as a private investor. During Mr. Justesen’s 40 plus years of successfully growing and managing agribusinesses in eastern Oregon, he has overseen operations involving timber, wheat and cattle production, property management and development, and resource-based recreational activities.

Vincent Price

Mr. Vincent P. Price is Independent Director of the Company, since January 1, 2017. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cambia Health Solutions, a nonprofit corporation headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and dedicated to transforming health care by creating a person focused and economically sustainable system through health insurance plans and related products and services. Mr. Price joined Cambia in 2009. Prior to joining Cambia, he spent 15 years as a senior finance executive with Intel Corporation, a leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced integrated digital technology platforms, followed by seven years as a consultant to start-up companies. He serves on the board of trustees of BCS Financial’s Plan Investment Fund and the Oregon Health Sciences University Foundation. He also is a founding member and treasurer of the Children's Heart Foundation, Oregon Chapter. He received his bachelor's degree in business from South Dakota State University. His Master of Business Administration is from Arizona State University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anthony Meeker

243,953

Michael Elich

2,779,070

Gary Kramer

1,773,190

Gerald Blotz

1,270,840

Heather Gould

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Gregory Vaughn

1,270,840

Thomas Carley

468,114

Thomas Cusick

12,829

James Hicks

210,114

Jon Justesen

205,114

Vincent Price

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As Of  30 Dec 2016