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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc (CBRL.OQ)

CBRL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Bradford

70 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Sandra Cochran

59 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jill Golder

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Beverly Carmichael

58 2014 Chief People officer, Senior Vice President

Richard Wolfson

51 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

P. Douglas Couvillion

53 2016 Senior Vice President - Sourcing and Supply Chain

Laura Daily

53 2012 Senior Vice President - Retail

Nicholas Flanagan

51 2010 Senior Vice President - Operations

Donald Hoffman

60 2017 Senior Vice President - Marketing

Jeffrey Wilson

42 2015 Vice President, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Thomas Barr

49 2012 Independent Director

Mary Crofton

35 2017 Independent Director

Richard Dobkin

71 2005 Independent Director

Norman Johnson

69 2012 Independent Director

William McCarten

68 2011 Independent Director

Coleman Peterson

69 2011 Independent Director

Andrea Weiss

62 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Bradford

Mr. James W. Bradford, Jr., is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., since November 7, 2012. Mr. Bradford served as Dean of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management (“Vanderbilt”) from June 2005 until his retirement in June 2013. Prior to that time from 2002 until June 2005, Mr. Bradford served in the following capacities at Vanderbilt: Acting Dean, Associate Dean of Corporate Relations, Professor for the Practice of Management and adjunct faculty member. An experienced corporate executive, Mr. Bradford previously served, from 1992 to 1999, as President and Chief Executive Officer of AFG Industries, Inc., a large vertically integrated glass manufacturing and fabrication company. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Bradford was the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Glass Corporation, a diversified glass fabrication company. Mr. Bradford presently serves on the boards of directors of Genesco, Inc. (NYSE: GCO), for which he serves as lead director, and Granite Construction, Inc. (NYSE: GVA). Mr. Bradford also served on the board of directors of CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) from 2006 until the company was acquired by Parker-Hannifin Corporation in March of 2017.

Sandra Cochran

Ms. Sandra B. Cochran serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of the Company. She served as our President and Chief Operating Officer since November 2010 and as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from April 2009 to November 2010. Before joining us in April 2009, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Books-A-Million, Inc. Ms. Cochran has 24 years of experience in the retail industry and eight years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Jill Golder

Ms. Jill M. Golder serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, since June 6, 2016. Prior to April 2016, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. since June 2014, and as Senior Vice President, Finance from April 2013 to June 2014. Prior to her tenure with Ruby Tuesday, Inc., she was Chief Financial Officer of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants from December 2012 to April 2013. Before joining Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Ms. Golder spent 23 years at Darden Restaurants, Inc., where she held progressively more responsible positions in finance, including Senior Vice President of Finance. Ms. Golder has almost 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Beverly Carmichael

Ms. Beverly K. Carmichael serves as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Inc., since January 2014. Previously, she was with Frisco, Texas-based Star HR LLC, a human resource consulting firm, which she founded in 2010 and served as President. From 2009 to 2011, she served as an adjunct professor and advisor in the masters of business administration program in the Price College of Business for the University of Oklahoma. Ms. Carmichael was Executive Vice President Human Resources and Chief People Officer of Ticketmaster from 2006 to 2009. She has over 20 years of human resources leadership experience.

Richard Wolfson

Mr. Richard M. Wolfson serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. From January 2006 to April 2017, he served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at CLARCOR Inc., a publicly traded (NYSE:CLC) industrial company. From 2001 to 2006, he was a partner of the InterAmerican Group, an advisory services and private equity firm. Mr. Wolfson has over 25 years of legal experience.

P. Douglas Couvillion

Mr. P. Douglas (Doug) Couvillion serves as Senior Vice President - Sourcing and Supply Chain of the company. From 2001 to 2016, he served in various capacities including Vice President of Supply Chain and Quality Assurance and Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Couvillion has 23 years of experience in the restaurant industry and 16 years of experience in the retail industry.

Laura Daily

Ms. Laura A. Daily serves as Senior Vice President- Retail of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store inc. since May 2012. Prior to May 2012, she served as Vice President for Ballard Designs, an Internet and catalog home furnishings retailer that is part of HSN, Inc., where she was in charge of all merchandising and trends for the company. She has over 24 years of experience as a merchant with a number of retail organizations.

Nicholas Flanagan

Mr. Nicholas Verne Flanagan serves as Senior Vice President - Operations of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. since November 2010. He has been employed with company since 2004 and assumed his current position in November 2010. From 2004 to 2010, he served in various capacities including Vice President of Restaurant Operations. Mr. Flanagan has over 27 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Donald Hoffman

Mr. Donald H. Hoffman serves as Senior Vice President - Marketing of the company. He has been employed with us since November 2015 and assumed his current position in April 2017. Prior to April 2017, Mr. Hoffman served as Vice President, Marketing. Before joining us in November 2015, Mr. Hoffman spent 20 years at DDB Worldwide Communications Group, where he held various positions including Executive Vice President. Mr. Hoffman has almost 30 years of marketing and communications experience.

Jeffrey Wilson

Mr. Jeffrey Wilson serves as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, inc., since June 29, 2015. From 2007 to 2015, he served in various capacities including Vice President, Operations Analysis. Mr. Wilson has 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry and six years of experience in the retail industry.

Thomas Barr

Mr. Thomas H. Barr is an Independent Director of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., since May 30, 2012. Since February 2016, Mr. Barr has served as President of Sono Bello, a leader in elective cosmetic surgery, with 40 locations nationwide. From January 2013 to July 2015, Mr. Barr served as an executive of Hailo Network, a privately owned London-based company that develops mobile applications for acquiring taxicab services. Mr. Barr’s roles with Hailo Network included serving as CEO and Global President, Co-CEO and Global President, Global Chief Operating Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Hailo Network USA and board member of Hailo Network. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Barr served as Vice President at Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) (“Starbucks”) and was a member of the Starbucks marketing and products team since 2000 with responsibility for Starbucks’ global coffee business. During his approximately 12-year career with Starbucks, Mr. Barr led North American Marketing, U.S. Product Management and U.S. Food categories in senior executive roles, most recently as Vice President, Global Coffee. Since May 2015, Mr. Barr has served as a board member of Sheetz, Inc., a privately owned company that operates over 500 convenience store locations throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, and serves as an advisor on several early-stage start-up companies, including Mill Hill Capital.

Mary Crofton

Ms. Mary G. Crofton is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Crofton served as president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, United States and France before retiring in 2015. As president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, United States and France, she was responsible for the operations of the company’s theme parks and resorts in Florida, California and Paris. In addition, the division’s global functional lines of business reported to her – food and beverage, merchandise, hotel and park operations, facilities/maintenance, safety and security. Throughout her Disney career, Ms. Crofton held a wide range of executive positions in both operating and functional areas, as well as key leadership roles in the openings of many domestic and international properties.

Richard Dobkin

Mr. Richard J. Dobkin, CPA, is an Independent Director of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., since 2005. Mr. Dobkin was the Managing Partner of the Tampa, Florida office of Ernst & Young, LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, from 1987 until his retirement in June 2005. From October 2009 until September 2010, Mr. Dobkin served as a member of the board of directors of the PBSJ Corporation, which provides planning, design, and construction management services in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Dobkin served on the board of directors of Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners, LLC, a private company which owns and operates several specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals in numerous states, from 2008 until its sale in November 2015. Since 2011, Mr. Dobkin has served as an Executive in Residence at the University of South Florida School of Accountancy and acted as a consultant to private companies, and from March 2014 until its sale in September 2015, Mr. Dobkin served on the board of directors of Bay Cities Bank, a community bank with offices in the Tampa, Florida area.

Norman Johnson

Mr. Norman E. Johnson is an Independent Director of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., since August 13, 2012. From March 2000 to July 2010, Mr. Johnson served as President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) (“CLARCOR”), a diverse filtration company which was acquired by Parker-Hannifin Corporation in 2017. From July 2010 to December 2011, Mr. Johnson was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CLARCOR, and he later served as the Executive Chairman of CLARCOR from December 2011 until his retirement in November 2012. In addition, Mr. Johnson has served, since 2006, on the board of directors of Schneider National, Inc. (NYSE: SNDR) (“Schneider”) a provider of truckload, intermodal, and logistics solutions and operator of one of the largest trucking fleets in North America. Mr. Johnson also served, from 2012 until 2017, as a director of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE: CIR) (“CIRCOR”), a manufacturer of valves and other highly engineered products and sub-systems used in the energy, aerospace and industrial markets.

William McCarten

Mr. William W. McCarten, CPA, is an Independent Director of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., since August 9, 2011. Since 2004, Mr. McCarten has served as Chairman of the board of directors of DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH) (“DiamondRock”), a lodging-focused Real Estate Investment Trust he founded in 2004 and that went public in 2005. DiamondRock owns several high-quality hotels throughout the United States and has assets of approximately $3 billion. Mr. McCarten served as Chief Executive Officer of DiamondRock from its inception until September 2008. Mr. McCarten serves as a member of the board of directors of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC), a leader in the timeshare industry with a global portfolio of resorts in popular destinations. From 2001 through 2003, Mr. McCarten was President of the Marriott Services Group of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR). Prior to that position, Mr. McCarten served as President and Chief Executive Officer of HMSHost Corporation. Mr. McCarten was an accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1970 to 1979.

Coleman Peterson

Mr. Coleman Peterson is an Independent Director of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., since June 17, 2011. Mr. Peterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hollis Enterprises, LLC, the human resources consulting firm he founded in 2004 following his retirement from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), where he served as Chief People Officer from 1994 to 2004. Mr. Peterson serves on the boards of directors of both J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) and Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW).

Andrea Weiss

Ms. Andrea M. Weiss is an Independent Director of the Company, since 2003. Ms. Weiss has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Retail Consulting, Inc., a retail consulting firm, since October 2002. Prior to that, Ms. Weiss served as President of dELiA*s Corp., a multichannel retailer to teenage girls and young women, from May 2001 to October 2002. From May 1998 until February 2001, Ms. Weiss served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Store Officer of The Limited, Inc. and Intimate Brands, Inc., units of L Brands, Inc. (formerly Limited Brands, Inc.) (NYSE: LB), a women’s retailer. Ms. Weiss has served on the boards of directors of Chicos FAS (NYSE: CHS) since February 2009, and Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) since March 2013. From April 2006 to June 2007, Ms. Weiss was the Chairman of Cortefiel Group, SA, a European retailer with stores in more than 60 countries. Ms. Weiss’ prior retail experience includes positions at The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), ANN INC., formerly AnnTaylor Stores Corporation (NYSE: ANN), and Guess?, Inc. (NYSE: GES). In addition, Ms. Weiss previously served on the boards of directors of The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack (formerly NYSE: PBY), Brookstone, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: BKST), GSI Commerce Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: GSIC), Ediets.com, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: DIET), and Worth Ltd., a private direct marketer of luxury apparel and accessories. In January 2014, Ms. Weiss co-founded The O Alliance, LLC, a digital and retail consulting network. Ms. Weiss advises a number of digital, technology and startup fashion technology firms as part of The O Alliance, LLC. In July 2014, Ms. Weiss joined the board of directors of Newgistics, a private logistics firm.