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InfraREIT Inc (HIFR.N)

HIFR.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Baker

59 2016 Chairman of the Board

David Campbell

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brant Meleski

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Stacey Dore

45 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Hunter Hunt

50 2013 Director

John Gates

64 2015 Independent Director

Storrow Gordon

65 2015 Independent Director

Trudy Harper

56 2015 Independent Director

Harold Logan

73 2015 Independent Director

Harvey Rosenblum

75 2015 Independent Director

Ellen Wolf

64 2015 Independent Director

Brook Wootton

2016 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

W. Baker

Mr. W. Kirk Baker is a Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of the company. He has served as the Chairman since the formation of the Company in November 2010. Mr. Baker is the Chief Executive Officer and Principal of Captra Capital LLC, an infrastructure investment firm. Mr. Baker served as our Chief Executive Officer and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hunt Manager from November 2010 until August 2014. Mr. Baker also served as a member of the HCI Board of Directors from April 2006 until August 2013. Mr. Baker was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Hunt from February 2007 until January 2011 and was Vice President and Tax Counsel from 1998 until 2007. During his time at Hunt, Mr. Baker held various positions, including serving as Manager of Hunt Transmission Services, L.L.C. (“Hunt Developer”) and Senior Vice President of Sharyland, and was involved in structuring many transactions for the subsidiaries and affiliates of Hunt in the oil and gas, real estate, power and private equity markets. Mr. Baker was part of the team that originated the idea to own regulated infrastructure assets through a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) structure and led the effort for Hunt to obtain the private letter ruling confirming that electricity delivery systems constitute real property for purposes of the REIT rules of the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Baker also led the effort to raise capital commitments resulting in our formation. Prior to joining Hunt, Mr. Baker was with the law firms of Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison & Tate in San Antonio, Texas and O’Melveny & Myers in New York, New York. As the Chairman of our Board of Directors, Mr. Baker brings his unique knowledge of our business and operations to the Board of Directors. Mr. Baker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Baylor University and a Juris Doctorate with high honors from The University of Texas School of Law.

David Campbell

Mr. David A. Campbell is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. He has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2014 and as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2014. Mr. Campbell also is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hunt Manager and Sharyland Utilities, L.P. (“Sharyland”), the Company’s sole tenant. From January 2013 until joining Hunt Manager in August 2014, Mr. Campbell was President and Chief Operating Officer of Bluescape Resources, an independent resource and investment company based in Dallas, Texas. From mid-2008 through 2012, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Executive Officer of Luminant, a competitive power generation subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings (“EFH”) (previously TXU Corp.). In April 2014, EFH and Luminant filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware. Mr. Campbell originally joined TXU Corp. in 2004 as Executive Vice President of Corporate Planning, Strategy and Risk and became Chief Financial Officer of TXU Corp. in early 2006. Before TXU Corp., Mr. Campbell was a Principal in the Dallas office of McKinsey & Company, where he led the Texas and Southern Region hubs of McKinsey’s corporate finance and strategy practice. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Campbell served as a board member for the National Nuclear Accrediting Board and the Electric Power Research Institute. Mr. Campbell brings his extensive expertise in the utility industry as well as executive leadership and experience to the Board of Directors. Mr. Campbell earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Also, he graduated with a Master’s degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

Brant Meleski

Mr. Brant M. Meleski is a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the company since September 2014. Mr. Meleski also is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hunt Manager. Prior to joining Hunt Manager in September 2014, Mr. Meleski spent 17 years in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy & Power Group, most recently as a Managing Director of Investment Banking beginning in 2007. During this time, Mr. Meleski was responsible for leading public equity and debt underwriting and merger and advisory assignments for many U.S. utility clients. Mr. Meleski earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Stacey Dore

Ms. Stacey H. Dore serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Ms. Doré also serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Hunt Manager. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Doré was the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Co-Chief Restructuring Officer of EFH until October 2016. In this capacity, Ms. Doré advised EFH’s senior management and Board of Directors on legal, regulatory and corporate governance matters, oversaw the corporate secretary’s office and led the company’s legal and compliance team. From July 2008 until March 2012, Ms. Doré served in various other capacities within the EFH portfolio of companies, including Vice President and General Counsel of Luminant, a competitive generation subsidiary. In April 2014, EFH and Luminant filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware. Ms. Doré began her career at Vinson & Elkins LLP, where she practiced business litigation for eleven years. Ms. Doré earned a Juris Doctorate cum laude from Harvard Law School and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, where she was named Outstanding Graduate in the College of Liberal Arts.

Hunter Hunt

Mr. Hunter L. Hunt is a Director of the Company since September 2013. He has served as a director of InfraREIT since September 2013. Mr. Hunt is the Co-Chairman, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. (“HCI” and, together with its subsidiaries, “Hunt”), the parent company of Hunt Oil, Hunt Power and other Hunt affiliates. Mr. Hunt also has been the Chairman of Sharyland since 1999 and has held various positions within the Hunt organization since 1998. The Hunt family of companies is one of the largest privately-owned energy companies in the world, engaging in exploration and production as well as liquefied natural gas activities. Hunt also is engaged in refining and development of energy technologies and renewable energy projects. Prior to joining Hunt, Mr. Hunt began his career with the investment bank Morgan Stanley, both in corporate finance and commodity trading. Mr. Hunt brings his extensive expertise in the energy industry as well as with respect to executive management and operations to the Board of Directors. Mr. Hunt graduated from Southern Methodist University summa cum laude, earning Bachelor of Science degrees with honors in both Economics and Political Science.

John Gates

Mr. John S. Gates, Jr., is Independent Director of Company. He joined our Board of Directors in January 2015 in connection with our initial public offering (“IPO”). Mr. Gates has been the Chief Executive Officer of Markets for Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, a financial and professional services firm that specializes in commercial real estate services and investment management, since January 2014. He oversees the Brokerage, Capital Markets, Project and Development Services, Property Management and Retail businesses and serves on the Americas Executive Committee setting overall strategy for the firm. Between January 2010 and January 2014, Mr. Gates was President of Real Estate Service, Americas at Jones Lang LaSalle. Mr. Gates began his career at The Staubach Company in 1990, where he held several leadership positions, including serving as President and Chief Operating Officer and later as President of Americas Brokerage and Director of Markets West until The Staubach Company merged with Jones Lang LaSalle in 2008. Mr. Gates was selected to serve as a director particularly due to his business expertise and investment experience. Mr. Gates earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics/Finance from Trinity University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

Storrow Gordon

Ms. Storrow M. Gordon is an Independent Director of Company. She joined our Board of Directors in January 2015 in connection with our IPO. Ms. Gordon retired in 2008 after her employer, Electronic Data Systems Corporation (“EDS”), was acquired by Hewlett Packard Corporation. Ms. Gordon joined EDS in 1991 and during her 17-year tenure at EDS, in which she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary between 2005 and 2008, she was a key leader in EDS’s spin-off from General Motors Corporation in 1996 and the establishment of its independent board and governance systems. Before EDS, Ms. Gordon was a partner at the law firm of Johnson & Gibbs, where her practice focused on mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Gordon was selected as a Texas Monthly Super Lawyer for 2004 and 2005. Ms. Gordon was selected to serve as a director particularly because of her legal and leadership experience. Ms. Gordon earned a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University where she served as an editor of the law review.

Trudy Harper

Ms. Trudy A. Harper is Independent Director of Company. She joined our Board of Directors in January 2015 in connection with our IPO. Since 2012, Ms. Harper has served as an adjunct faculty member for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Tennessee Technological University (“TTU”). Ms. Harper was the President of Tenaska Power Services Co., the power marketing affiliate of Tenaska Energy, Inc. (“Tenaska”), between 2001 and 2012. Ms. Harper also served on the Tenaska Board of Stakeholders from 1995 to 2015. Prior to leading Tenaska Power Services, Ms. Harper was general manager of business development for Tenaska’s independent power plant development efforts. Before joining Tenaska in 1992, Ms. Harper held various transmission and generation planning and state and federal regulatory affairs positions with Texas Utilities Electric Co. in Dallas. Ms. Harper joined the TTU Board of Trustees in January 2017 and now serves as Vice Chairman. Ms. Harper was selected to serve as a director particularly because of her extensive knowledge of and experience in the power and utilities industries. Ms. Harper earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree, both in Electrical Engineering from TTU, and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

Harold Logan

Mr. Harold R. Logan, Jr., is Independent Director of Company. He has served as our Chairman since February 2018. Until that time, Mr. Logan had served as Lead Director since our IPO. Mr. Logan served as a non-voting director of our predecessor from February 2014 and joined the InfraREIT, Inc. Board of Directors in January 2015 in connection with our IPO. Mr. Logan has served as a member of the Board of Supervisors of Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) listed company, since 1996 and as its Chairman since 2007. Mr. Logan is also the Lead Director of Cimarex Energy Co., a NYSE listed company, and Mr. Logan previously served as a director of Graphic Packaging Corporation, a NYSE listed company, or its predecessor from 2001 through 2017. Mr. Logan was a Co-Founder of TransMontaigne Inc. in 1995 and served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer and as a director. In 2002, Mr. Logan retired from his position as an officer of TransMontaigne Inc. but remained a director until the company was sold to Morgan Stanley in 2006. From 1987 to 1995, he was Senior Vice President/Finance, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Associated Natural Gas Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Logan was an investment banker with Dillon Read & Co. Inc. and Rothschild, Inc. Mr. Logan was selected to serve as a director particularly because of his experience in the energy industry and his background in investment and corporate finance as well as his public company board experience. Mr. Logan earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Harvey Rosenblum

Dr. Harvey Rosenblum is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of InfraREIT since January 2015. Dr. Rosenblum is professor of financial economics in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University where he has taught since 1986. In addition, Dr. Rosenblum was Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas between 2005 and 2013 when he retired. Dr. Rosenblum began his professional career in 1970 as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, ultimately serving as Vice President and Associate Director of Research. Dr. Rosenblum serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations. Dr. Rosenblum frequently speaks on a broad range of economic topics. He previously served on several other Boards of Directors, including the National Bureau of Economic Research, Western Economics Association International, and the International Banking, Economics and Finance Association. Dr. Rosenblum is a past President of the National Association for Business Economics. Dr. Rosenblum was selected to serve as a director particularly because of his leadership, economic and financial expertise. Dr. Rosenblum earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Ellen Wolf

Ms. Ellen C. Wolf is Independent Director of the Company. She served as a non-voting director of our predecessor from February 2014 and joined the InfraREIT, Inc. Board of Directors in January 2015 in connection with our IPO. Ms. Wolf served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Water Works Company, Inc., the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater company, from 2006 until her retirement in May 2013. Previously, Ms. Wolf served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of USEC, Inc. from 2003 until 2006 and as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Water Works from 1999 to 2003. Ms. Wolf has served as a director of Premier, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company, since 2013, and since 2015 she has served as director of Connecticut Water Services, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company. From 2008 to 2016 Ms. Wolf also served as a director of Airgas, Inc., which was a NYSE listed company. Ms. Wolf was selected to serve as a director particularly because of her qualifications as a financial expert and her extensive background in corporate accounting, finance and business development as well as her public company board experience. Ms. Wolf earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.

Brook Wootton

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

W. Baker

139,984

David Campbell

--

Brant Meleski

--

Stacey Dore

--

Hunter Hunt

--

John Gates

163,984

Storrow Gordon

173,734

Trudy Harper

161,734

Harold Logan

204,984

Harvey Rosenblum

163,984

Ellen Wolf

177,734

Brook Wootton

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As Of  30 Dec 2017