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Cass Information Systems Inc (CASS.OQ)

CASS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Brunngraber

60 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

P. Stephen Appelbaum

59 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Mark Campbell

54 2015 President – Transportation Information Services

Gary Langfitt

61 2011 President - Expense Management Services

Robert Mathias

64 2008 President and Chief Operating Officer of Cass Commercial Bank

Lawrence Collett

74 2015 Lead Director

Ralph Clermont

69 2015 Independent Director

Robert Ebel

61 2006 Independent Director

Benjamin Edwards

60 2005 Independent Director

James Lindemann

61 2007 Independent Director

Joseph Rupp

66 2016 Independent Director

Randall Schilling

54 2009 Independent Director

Franklin Wicks

63 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Brunngraber

Mr. Eric H. Brunngraber is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Cass Information Systems, Inc. He has been a director since 2005. He is Chairman, CEO and President of Benjamin F. Edwards & Company, a St. Louis-based investment firm. Previously, Mr. Edwards was branch manager of the Town & Country, Missouri office of A.G. Edwards/Wachovia Securities LLC, a national investment firm. Mr. Edwards’ career with A.G. Edwards began in 1977, where he held numerous positions including Employment Manager, Financial Advisor, Associate Branch Manager, Regional Officer, Director of Sales and Marketing and President, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of A.G. Edwards from 1994 to 2007. He currently is a member of the Board of The Bogey Club in St. Louis and a member of the CEO Forum.

P. Stephen Appelbaum

Mr. P. Stephen Appelbaum serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of Cass Information Systems, Inc. Mr. Appelbaum, a certified public accountant, joined the Company in 2006 as the CFO and Secretary. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for KPMG LLP for 10 years before becoming a Senior Vice President at US Bank (St. Louis, Missouri), where he spent 16 years holding various positions in the areas of accounting, financial reporting, risk management, and merger and acquisition integration.

Mark Campbell

Mr. Mark A. Campbell serves as President - Transportation Information Services of Cass Information Systems, Inc., effective February 2015. Mr. Campbell has been with the Company since 1988 and held various positions including serving as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing – TIS from 2003 to 2010, Senior Vice President – TIS from 2010 to September 2014 and Executive Vice President – TIS from 2014 to 2015 when he was appointed to his current position.

Gary Langfitt

Mr. Gary B. Langfitt serves as President - Expense Management Services of Cass Information Systems, Inc. Mr. Langfitt joined the Company in 1999 as Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Utility Information Services and subsequently served as COO – Utility Information Services from 2003 to 2011 when he was appointed to his current position.

Robert Mathias

Mr. Robert J. Mathias serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Cass Commercial Bank, a subsidiary of Cass Information Systems, Inc. Mr. Mathias joined the Bank in this role in 2008. Prior to joining the Bank, he served as Senior Banker of the St. Louis loan production office of LaSalle Bank from February 2000 to February 2008. Mr. Mathias has been affiliated with several major financial institutions in the St. Louis metropolitan area since 1974.

Lawrence Collett

Mr. Lawrence A. Collett is Lead Director of the Company. He currently serves as Lead Director of the Board, a position he has held since 2015. He previously served as Chairman of the Board from 1992 until his appointment as Lead Director. Mr. Collett retired as CEO of the Company in 2008, having served in that capacity since 1990. He began his career with the Company in 1963 and served as Executive Vice President from 1974 to 1983 and President from 1983 to 1990. He holds numerous positions with civic, charitable, and church-related institutions.

Ralph Clermont

Mr. Ralph Clermont, CPA is an Independent Director of Cass Information Systems, Inc. Mr. Clermont enjoyed a 39-year career with KPMG LLP, retiring in 2008 as managing partner of its St. Louis office where he led the firm’s Midwest financial services practice and managed the audits of numerous banking organizations. He currently serves as Lead Director for National Bank Holdings Corporation, a publically-traded bank holding company, where he is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee as well as a member of its Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Clermont is a certified public accountant and member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Saint Louis University.

Robert Ebel

Mr. Robert A. Ebel is an Independent Director of Cass Information Systems, Inc. since 2006. He is CEO of Universal Printing Company, a privately-held printing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Ebel began his tenure with Universal Printing Company as CFO and Board member in 1986. In 1996, he was appointed to the position of CEO. Mr. Ebel currently serves on the Board of the St. Louis Graphic Arts Joint Health and Welfare Fund and is active in various civic and charitable organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Benjamin Edwards

Mr. Benjamin F. Edwards, IV, serves as an Independent Director of Cass Information Systems, Inc., since 2005. He is Chairman, CEO and President of Benjamin F. Edwards & Company, a St. Louis-based investment firm. Previously, Mr. Edwards was branch manager of the Town & Country, Missouri office of A.G. Edwards/Wachovia Securities LLC, a national investment firm. Mr. Edwards’ career with A.G. Edwards began in 1977, where he held numerous positions including Employment Manager, Financial Advisor, Associate Branch Manager, Regional Officer, Director of Sales and Marketing and President, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of A.G. Edwards from 1994 to 2007. He currently is a member of the Board of The Bogey Club in St. Louis and a member of the CEO Forum.

James Lindemann

Mr. James J. Lindemann is an Independent Director of Cass Information Systems, Inc., since April 2007. He He is Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Co. (Emerson), a publicly-traded manufacturing company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Lindemann joined Emerson in 1977, where he has held a number of increasingly responsible engineering and marketing positions with its Specialty Motor business unit. In 1992, he was named President of Commercial Cam, and in 1995, he was named President of the Emerson Appliance Motor business unit. In 1996, Mr. Lindemann was promoted to Chairman and CEO of the Emerson Motor Co. He was named Senior Vice President of Emerson in 1999 and Executive Vice President in 2000. Mr. Lindemann served on the Emerson Advisory Board from 2000 to 2016 and has been a Board member of the CEO Forum since 2003.

Joseph Rupp

Mr. Joseph D. Rupp serves is an Independent Director of the Company. From 1972 until his retirement in 2016, Mr. Rupp was employed by Olin Corporation (Olin), a publicly-traded global manufacturer and distributor of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition located in Clayton, Missouri. During his tenure there, Mr. Rupp held positions of increasing responsibility, serving as President of Olin Brass, Corporate Vice President and Executive Vice President-Operations before being named President and CEO in 2002, a position he held until his retirement in 2016. Mr. Rupp continues as Chairman of Olin’s Board of Directors. Additionally, Mr. Rupp serves as a director of Quanex Building Products Corporation, a publicly-traded manufacturer of components sold in the building products industry, and Dot Foods, Inc., as well as a trustee of Missouri University of Science and Technology. He earned his bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Randall Schilling

Mr. Randall L. Schilling is an Independent Director of Cass Information Systems, Inc., since 2009. He has been a director since 2009. He is President and CEO of BoardPaq LLC, a privately-held software company based in St. Charles, Missouri. From 1992 to 2010, he was the CEO of Quilogy, Inc., a nationally recognized, privately-held information technology professional services company. Mr. Schilling is currently an Advisory Council member of Arch Grants, a St. Louis based non-profit organization that provides equity-free grants and support services to entrepreneurs. He is also the founder and owner of OPO Startups, a co-working center for digital startups providing space and access to mentors, investors, programming, educational resources, and a community of local entrepreneurs. Additionally, Mr. Schilling has been active in various other civic and charitable organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area, including Partners for Progress – Education Chairman.

Franklin Wicks

Dr. Franklin D. Wicks, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Cass Information Systems, Inc., since 2006. He has been a director since 2006. He was Executive Vice President and President of Applied Markets of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Sigma-Aldrich), a publicly-traded life science and high technology company located in St. Louis, Missouri, until his retirement in 2015. Dr. Wicks worked for Sigma-Aldrich since 1982, beginning as a research chemist and subsequently working in marketing, then as President of Sigma Chemical and Vice President of Worldwide Operations, Sigma-Aldrich. He served as President, Scientific Research Division, Sigma-Aldrich from 1999 to 2002 and was responsible for operations in 34 countries. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President and President of Applied Markets of Sigma-Aldrich, Dr. Wicks served as President-SAFC. After receiving his Ph. D., Dr. Wicks served for four years on the staff of the Navigators at the Air Force Academy and at the University of Colorado at Boulder before joining Sigma-Aldrich. He is currently a member of the CEO Forum and serves as a trustee of Covenant Theological Seminary.