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Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc (DHIL.OQ)

DHIL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roderick Dillon

62 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Christopher Bingaman

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Line

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

James Laird

61 2018 Lead Independent Director

Randolph Fortener

64 2013 Independent Director

Paul Reeder

56 2015 Independent Director

Bradley Shoup

59 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Roderick Dillon

Mr. Roderick H. Dillon, Jr., CFA. is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has been a director of the Company since 2001 and chairman since 2015. He served as the CEO of the Company from 2000 to 2015 and continues to serve as a portfolio manager. Mr. Dillon has over 40 years of experience in the investment management industry. Mr. Dillon received his BS and MA from The Ohio State University and his MBA from University of Dayton. Mr. Dillon also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Christopher Bingaman

Mr. Christopher M. Bingaman is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Bingaman joined Diamond Hill in 2001. From 1997 to March 2001, Mr. Bingaman was a Senior Equity Analyst for Nationwide Insurance. In 1997, Mr. Bingaman was an Equity Analyst for Dillon Capital Management. From 1990 to 1997, Mr. Bingaman held various positions at Fifth Third Bank, First Chicago NBD and NBD Bank. Mr. Bingaman has over 25 years of experience in the investment management industry. Mr. Bingaman received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Hillsdale College (cum laude) and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Bingaman holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Thomas Line

Mr. Thomas Edward Line is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Diamond Hill Funds. Mr. Line joined Diamond Hill in 2014. Mr. Line served as a Trustee and Chairman for Diamond Hill Funds from 2005 to 2014. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Line was Chief Operating Officer for Lancaster Pollard & Company. Mr. Line was Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer for Red Capital Group from 2005 to 2012 and was Vice President and Treasurer from 2004 to 2005. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Line was President of Focused Financial Consulting, Inc. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Line was Chief Operating Officer for Meeder Financial, Inc. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Line was Vice President and Treasurer for BISYS Fund Services, Inc. Prior to 1996, Mr. Line spent seven years at KPMG in various roles. Mr. Line has over 25 years of experience in the investment management industry. Mr. Line has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Wake Forest University, and previously held the Series 27 securities license with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

James Laird

Mr. James F. Laird, CPA., is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is the chair of the Compensation Committee, serves on the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee, and is an audit committee financial expert, as defined by the SEC. Mr. Laird also serves as the Lead Independent Director. Mr. Laird served as Secretary of the Company from 2001 to 2017 and as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company and President of Diamond Hill Funds from 2001 to 2014. Mr. Laird retired from the Company on December 31, 2014 and is considered an independent director effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Laird has over 30 years of experience in the investment management industry. Mr. Laird received his BS in Accounting from The Ohio State University, is a Certified Public Accountant, and previously held the Series 7, 24, 26, 27 and 63 securities licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Randolph Fortener

Mr. Randolph J. Fortener is independent director of the Company, since 2013. He is the chair of the Audit Committee, serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee, and is an audit committee financial expert, as defined by the SEC. Since 2014, Mr. Fortener has been the CEO of Cozzins Road Capital, a private investment firm. As CEO of Cozzins Road Capital, Mr. Fortener directs all investment and acquisition activity for the company. Previously, Mr. Fortener worked at the Crane Group, a private holding and management company, based in Columbus, Ohio, from 1990 to 2014 and served as the president of Crane Investment Company from 2007 to 2014. Prior to joining the Crane Group, Mr. Fortener was a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, a big four accounting firm, providing services to investment banking firms. Mr. Fortener also specialized in estate and tax planning for privately held businesses while with Deloitte. Mr. Fortener has over 40 years of business experience, with an emphasis on corporate acquisitions and investments. Mr. Fortener received a BS in accounting from The University of Findlay and an MBA in finance from the University of Dayton and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Paul Reeder

Mr. Paul A. Reeder, III, is Independent Director of the Company, since 2015. He serves on the Audit Committee, the Nominating and Governance Committee, and the Compensation Committee, and is an audit committee financial expert, as defined by the SEC. Mr. Reeder has been the President of PAR Capital Management, a private investment management firm, since 1990. Mr. Reeder received his BA from Oberlin College and his Master’s degree from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

Bradley Shoup

Mr. Bradley C. Shoup is Independent Director of the Company. He is the chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee, serves on the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee, and is an audit committee financial expert, as defined by the SEC. Mr. Shoup has been Chief Financial Officer of NeuVida Resources LLC since 2017. He was a Partner at Falcon Fund Management Ltd. from 2013 to 2016. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Shoup was Managing Director of Cox Partners, Inc. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Shoup was Chief Investment Officer of Armstrong Equity Partners LP.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Roderick Dillon

828,200

Christopher Bingaman

888,700

Thomas Line

454,600

James Laird

20,000

Randolph Fortener

--

Paul Reeder

--

Bradley Shoup

725,760
As Of  30 Dec 2017

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