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Landcadia Holdings Inc (LCA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Handler

55 2015 Co-Chairman of the Board, President

Tilman Fertitta

58 2015 Co-Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Liem

62 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Steven Scheinthal

54 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Nicholas Daraviras

43 2015 Vice President - Acquisitions

Mark Kelly

52 Director of Nominee

Michael Chadwick

63 2017 Independent Director

G. Michael Stevens

2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Handler

Mr. Richard B. Handler is Co-Chairman of the Board, President of the Company. Since September 15, 2015. Mr. Handler has served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Leucadia since March 2013. He has been Chairman of Jefferies since February 2002 and Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies since January 2001. Mr. Handler has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies LLC, Jefferies’ principal operating subsidiary, since January 2001 and as President of Jefferies since May 2006. Mr. Handler was first elected to the board of directors of Jefferies in May 1998. He was Managing Director of High Yield Capital Markets at Jefferies from May 1993 until February 2000, after co-founding that group as an Executive Vice President in April 1990. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Handler Family Foundation, a non-profit foundation working primarily with underprivileged youth. Mr. Handler is well-qualified to serve as director because of his investment banking, asset management and sales and trading expertise, his merchant banking and executive management experience and his experience as a public company director.

Tilman Fertitta

Mr. Tilman J. Fertitta is Co-Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Since September 15, 2015. Since August 2010, Mr. Fertitta has been the sole shareholder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fertitta Entertainment, Inc., which owns both the restaurant conglomerate Landry’s and the Golden Nugget Casinos and is recognized today as a global leader in the dining, hospitality, entertainment and gaming industries. Mr. Fertitta currently serves as Chairman of the Houston Children’s Charity, the Houston Police Foundation, and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Regents for the University of Houston. He also is on the Executive Committee of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, one of the Nation’s largest charitable organizations. He also serves on the boards of the Texas Heart Institute and the Greater Houston Partnership. Mr. Fertitta is well-qualified to serve as director because of his experience in the dining, hospitality, entertainment and gaming industries and as a public company director.

Richard Liem

Mr. Richard H. Liem is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Since September 15, 2015. Mr. Liem has been Treasurer and Vice President at Morton’s Restaurant Group, Inc. since February 1, 2012. Mr. Liem has been the Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Landry’s Restaurants Inc. since June 11, 2004 and serves as its Executive Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Liem serves as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Golden Nugget Inc. (formerly Poster Financial Group Inc.), a subsidiary of Landry’s Restaurants, Inc. He serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Inc. Mr. Liem served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Landry’s Restaurants Inc. and also served as its Senior Vice President of Finance from June 2004 to May 2007. He joined Landry’s Restaurants Inc. in 1999 as the Vice President of Accounting. Mr. Liem joined Landry’s Restaurants Inc. from Carrols Corporation, where he served as the Vice President of Financial Operations from 1994 to 1999. He served with the Audit Division of Price Waterhouse, L.L.P. from 1983 to 1994. He has been Director of McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Inc. since January 3, 2012. He has been a director of Landry’s Restaurants Inc. since 2009. He serves as a director of Golden Nugget Inc. Mr. Liem is a Certified Public Accountant and was first licensed in Texas in 1989.

Steven Scheinthal

Mr. Steven L. Scheinthal is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Since September 15, 2015. Mr. Scheinthal has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Landry’s, Inc. since its IPO in 1993 and as its Executive Vice President or Vice President of Administration, General Counsel and Secretary since September 1992. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Fertitta Entertainment, Inc. which is the holding company for Landry’s, Inc., the Golden Nugget Hotels and Casinos and other assets owned and controlled by Tilman J. Fertitta. He devotes a substantial amount of time on behalf of all Fertitta companies, including Landry’s and Golden Nugget, to acquisitions, financings, human resources, risk, benefit and litigation management, union, lease and contract negotiations, trademark oversight and licensing and is primarily responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local laws. He was also primarily responsible for Landry’s corporate governance and SEC compliance from its IPO and during the 17 plus years Landry’s operated as a public company. The foregoing experience provides the Company with valuable insight, skills and perspective. Prior to joining Landry’s, he was a partner in the law firm of Stumpf & Falgout in Houston, Texas. Mr. Scheinthal represented Landry’s, Inc. for approximately five years before becoming part of the organization. He has been licensed to practice law in the state of Texas since 1984.

Nicholas Daraviras

Mr. Nicholas Daraviras is Vice President - Acquisitions of the Company. Since September 15, 2015. Mr. Daraviras is a Managing Director of Leucadia National Corporation. Prior to 2014, Mr. Daraviras had been employed with Jefferies Capital Partners, LLC (“Jefferies Capital Partners”) or its predecessors since 1996. Mr. Daraviras has served on the board of Fiesta Restaurant Group since April 2011 and The Sheridan Group, Inc. since 2003. He also served on the boards of Edgen Group Inc., a global distributor of specialty steel products, or its predecessors from February 2005 until 2013, and Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. from 2009 until 2013. Mr. Daraviras serves on the Audit Committee of The Sheridan Group, Inc. and served on the Compensation Committee of Carrols Restaurant Group as well as the Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Nominating Committees of Edgen Group Inc. He also serves on several boards of directors of private portfolio companies of Jefferies Capital Partners and Leucadia.

Mark Kelly

Mr. Mark Kelly is Director of Nominee of the Company. He is an accomplished naval aviator, test pilot and astronaut. Since his retirement from the U.S. Navy in 2011, Mr. Kelly has been a consultant and entrepreneur. Since 2012, Mr. Kelly has been a consultant with SpaceX, a privately held company that designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. Since 2015, Mr. Kelly has been a director of Angel Med Flight, a private air ambulance company. Since 2014, Mr. Kelly has served on the board of advisors of General Fusion, a private company that is developing fusion power based on magnetized target fusion. In 2014, Mr. Kelly founded World View Enterprises, LLC, a private near-space exploration company. Mr. Kelly was employed by the U.S. Navy from 1986 until 2011. From 1996 until 2011, Mr. Kelly was on assignment from the U.S. Navy to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where he was an astronaut. Mr. Kelly has made four trips into space and has commanded both space shuttles Discovery and Endeavour. Mr. Kelly graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the Naval Post-Graduate School with degrees in marine and aeronautical engineering.

Michael Chadwick

Mr. Michael S. Chadwick has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chadwick has been engaged in the commercial, investment and merchant banking businesses since 1975. From 1988 to 1994, he was the President of Chadwick, Chambers & Associates, Inc., a private merchant and investment banking firm in Houston, Texas, which he founded in 1988. From 1994 to 2009, Mr. Chadwick served as Senior Vice President and as Managing Director in the Corporate Finance Group at Sanders Morris Harris, a merchant and investment banking firm providing financial advisory services. In 2010, Mr. Chadwick worked at Growth Capital Partners, a boutique investment banking firm serving the middle market. From early 2011 to the present, Mr. Chadwick has been a Managing Director of Shoreline Capital Advisors, Inc., a merchant and investment banking boutique located in Houston, Texas, which he co-founded. Mr. Chadwick was elected to the board of directors of Landry’s, Inc. in 2001 and served as the chairman of its audit committee until the company went private in 2010. Mr. Chadwick serves on the board of directors of Moody-Price, L.L.C., a provider of instrumentation, filtration and measurement and control products, and on the board of trustees of the Harris County Hospital District Foundation. Mr. Chadwick’s extensive experience in the commercial, investment and merchant banking field provides a valuable resource to our Board.

G. Michael Stevens