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Joint Corp (JYNT.OQ)

JYNT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Holt

58 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Meloun

39 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Catherine Hall

53 2014 Chief Marketing Officer

James Edwards

2015 Chief Chiropractic & Compliance Officer

Craig Colmar

62 2010 Secretary, Director

Richard Kerley

67 2016 Lead Independent Director

Matthew Rubel

59 2017 Lead Director

James Amos

2015 Director

Bret Sanders

49 2015 Director

Ronald Davella

59 Independent Director

William Fields

66 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Holt

Mr. Peter Holt is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. As previously reported, Mr. Holt has had extensive operational experience in senior management with companies that have multiple store locations and franchises. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of Tasti D-Lite LLC, a retailer of lower-fat dairy desserts. He held that position from 2013 until Tasti D-Lite was purchased by Kahala Brands in June of 2015. From 2007 through 2012, he was COO of Tasti D-Lite. While at Tasti D-Lite, among other achievements, he led the team to convert the licensed retail network into a business format franchise structure. He also led the acquisition of Planet Smoothie and managed the integration of the two brands. Prior to Tasti D-Lite, from 2005 until 2007, Mr. Holt served as Executive in Residence of Great Hills Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. At Great Hills Partners, he was responsible for identifying, qualifying and assisting in the due diligence process of potential franchisor acquisitions. He was the Chief Operating Officer of 24Seven Vending (US), a subsidiary of the New Zealand publicly traded company, VTL Group Limited, from 2004 until 2005. At 24Seven Vending (US), Mr. Holt was responsible for all aspects of the implementation of an acquisition-to-franchise conversion expansion strategy in parallel with managing the financing, sales, operations, technology, and training for the company. From 1997 through 2003, Mr. Holt held various positions with Mail Boxes, Etc., including Executive Vice President of Franchise Sales and Development, Senior Vice President, International, and Vice President, International. He was responsible for all franchise sales functions including domestic sales, site selection/retail center development, and the international sales and operations division. Mr. Holt also held positions at Brice Foods, Inc. (1990-1996) and International Franchise Association (1986-1990).

John Meloun

Mr. John P. Meloun serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Meloun has extensive experience in financial analysis, planning and reporting. From March of 2015 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, he served as the Company’s Director of Financial Planning and Reporting. From January 2010 until March 2015, he served as the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for the University of Phoenix, a primarily online education institution. From January 2008 until January 2010, he served as World Wide Financial Planning and Analysis Manager for the Embedded Computing business unit under Emerson Network Power, a former division of Emerson Electric Company. Additionally, he held various financial accounting, reporting and planning positions within different business units at Motorola from January 1999 until January 2008. Mr. Meloun holds an MBA and a BA of Finance from Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business.

Catherine Hall

Ms. Catherine Bur Hall is Chief Marketing Officer of The Joint Corp. She joined us as our Chief Marketing Officer in April 2014. Ms. Hall has significant retail, digital, franchise marketing, and advertising agency experience. From 2010 until joining us, Ms. Hall was vice president of store operations, services marketing and e-commerce at PetSmart. From 2009 to 2010, she served as vice president of marketing for Advance Auto Parts, Inc. From 2004 to 2009, she held senior marketing positions at Midas International, one of the largest franchisers in the automobile services market, and at Select Comfort Corporation. Earlier, she held senior management positions at the BBDO and Leo Burnett advertising agencies where she worked on a number of well-known consumer accounts. Ms. Hall received a B.A. degree and a M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University.

James Edwards

Dr. James Edwards is Chief Chiropractic & Compliance Officer of The Joint Corp. In this new role, Dr. Edwards will be responsible for ensuring that D.C.ors of The Joint Chiropractic and The Joint's more than 250 clinics and nearly 750 D.C.ors deliver quality care that adheres to the operating standards of the profession. Dr. Edwards will also play a key role in D.C. training and in creating content that helps educate patients on the value of ongoing maintenance care. Dr. Edwards brings a wealth of experience to The Joint including significant clinical and leadership experience gained from more than three D.C.des of service to the chiropractic profession. He is a graduate of Arkansas State University and Logan College of Chiropractic . Notable leadership positions include his current service as Representative Assemblyman for the State of Texas to the International Chiropractors Association (ICA); his past service as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA); President of the American Chiropractic Foundation; past Treasurer for the ACA as well as serving as its District VI Regional Governor. Additional prominent leadership posts held by Dr. Edwards include having served as Chairman of the ACA-PAC and Chairman of the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund.

Craig Colmar

Mr. Craig P. Colmar is Secretary, Director of The Joint Corp. Mr. Colmar has been a partner at Johnson and Colmar, a law firm focusing on business, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions for over 30 years. At Johnson and Colmar, he has represented clients in over one hundred mergers and acquisitions, ranging in size from several million dollars to over four hundred million dollars, and in numerous private and public debt and equity financings. In 1998, Mr. Colmar served as a member of the group responsible for the creation and public financing of Quanta Services, Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange; in 2006 Mr. Colmar was a co-founder and member of the group responsible for the creation and public offering of Digital Music Group, Inc., which, before its merger with Orchard Enterprises, was listed on NASDAQ; in 2007, Mr. Colmar was a co-founder and member of the group responsible for the creation and public offering of Trans-India Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company which was listed on the American Stock Exchange and of which he served as an officer and director. Mr. Colmar is a director of E-Cigarette International Group, Inc. Mr. Colmar received a B.A. degree in economics from Northwestern University and a J.D. degree from Northwestern University School of Law.

Richard Kerley

Mr. Richard A. Kerley is Lead Independent Director of The Joint Corp. He served as chief financial officer and member of the board of directors of Peter Piper, Inc., a privately-held pizza and entertainment restaurant chain. He joined Peter Piper in 2008 after serving as chief financial officer of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, a privately-held manufacturer and wholesaler of musical instruments and equipment. Prior to that, Kerley spent over 30 years at Deloitte & Touche, most recently as audit partner on both public and private companies. He is currently a member of the board of directors of The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ:PRSC), a company that provides and manages multiple healthcare and social services, comprised of non-emergency transportation services, workforce development services, legal offender rehabilitation services, and health assessment services in the United States and abroad.

Matthew Rubel

Mr. Matthew E. Rubel is Lead Director of the Company. Rubel brings extensive C-suite and public company board experience to The Joint Corp., and most recently served as chief executive officer, president and board member of Varsity Brands, Inc. From 2005 to 2011 he served as chief executive officer and president of Collective Brands, Inc. Rubel succeeds Ronald V. DaVella as Lead Director who will remain on the Company's board of directors and remain chairperson of the Company's audit committee. 2017 Financial Guidance

James Amos

Mr. Jim Amos is Director of The Joint Corp. Amos is former chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Mail Boxes Etc.(MBE), now The UPS Store. Under his leadership, MBE became the world's largest and fastest growing franchisor of retail business, communication and postal service centers with a network of nearly 5,000 locations worldwide. He is past chairman of the International Franchise Association, the oldest and largest association representing franchising in the United States. In addition to a distinguished career in business leading companies as an executive and as a board member, Amos is a versatile author and has written extensively on the franchising industry and on a variety of other subjects. He is currently chairman of the board of APFI, Proctor and Gamble's franchising initiatives.

Bret Sanders

Mr. Bret Sanders is Director of the Company. Mr. Sanders has served since 1992 as Director of Equity Trading at Sanders Morris Harris Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a Houston-based registered broker-dealer and investment advisor. He is also an owner and has served for 15 years as a member of the Board of Directors of Ryan-Sanders Baseball, Inc., Triple A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. In addition, he is a founder and has served for 6 years as a member of the Board of Directors of R Bank Texas. He received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Houston in 1989.

Ronald Davella

Mr. Ronald V. Davella is Independent Director of The Joint Corp. Mr. DaVella was an audit partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP from June 1989 to July 2014. Prior to becoming a partner at Deloitte & Touche, Mr. DaVella served as an audit manager and staff accountant from August 1980 to June 1989. He received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Queens College in 1979 and a master’s in business administration degree in finance from Pace University in 1985. Mr. DaVella is a certified public accountant in the State of Arizona.

William Fields

Mr. William R. Fields is Independent Director of The Joint Corp. He is currently Chairman of Fields Texas Limited LLC and Four Corners Sourcing International and is a managing partner of Strategic Brands LLC. Mr. Fields has held a variety of leadership positions in the retail industry, including serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Factory 2-U Stores, Inc. from 2002 to 2003, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Company from 1997 to 1999, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blockbuster Entertainment Group, a division of Viacom, Inc., from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Fields has also held numerous positions with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., which he joined in 1971. He left Wal-Mart in March 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart Stores Division and executive vice president of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. During the past five years, Mr. Fields has served as a director of Lexmark International, Graphic Packaging Corporation (from 2005 to 2008), Sharper Image Corporation (from 2006 to 2008) and E-Cigarette International Group, Inc. (from 2012 to 2015).