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Fidelity Southern Corp (LION.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Miller

76 2006 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Charles Christy

55 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

H. Palmer Proctor

50 2017 Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank

David Buchanan

59 1999 Vice President

Rodney Bullard

2018 Director

Gloria O'Neal

2018 Director

David Bockel

72 1997 Independent Director

William Choate

64 2010 Independent Director

Donald Harp

78 2008 Independent Director

Kevin King

69 1998 Independent Director

William Lankford

67 2010 Independent Director

W. Shepherd

56 2003 Independent Director

Rankin Smith

69 1987 Independent Director

Martha Fleming

Corporate Secretary, IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Miller

Mr. James B. Miller, Jr., serves as a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Southern Corp. He has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity since 1979. President of Fidelity from 1979 to April 2006. A director of Fidelity Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fidelity, since 1976; President of Fidelity Bank from 1977 to 1997 and from December 2003 through September 2004; and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank from 1977 to 1997, and from December 2003 until present. Chairman of Fidelity Bank since 1998. Chairman of LionMark Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, since November 2004. Chairman of Berlin American Companies and other family investment companies since 1977. A director of Interface, Inc., the world’s largest carpet tile manufacturing company, since 2000, and of American Software Inc., a software development company, since 2002.

Charles Christy

Mr. Charles D. Christy serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Christy joins the Company from CoastalSouth Bancshares, Inc. (“CSB”), where he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the past seven years. Prior to joining CSB, Mr. Christy was the Chief Financial Officer of Citizens Republic Bancorp (“CRBC”), a large regional bank with over 240 branches in four states. He was with CRBC for over eight years as it grew to over $14 billion in assets. Prior to joining CRBC, Mr. Christy was with Bank One for over 12 years holding a number of key leadership positions as either Chief Financial Officer or Treasurer in divisions and key lines of business while Bank One grew from $30 billion to over $285 billion in assets. Before joining Bank One, Mr. Christy spent seven years in healthcare consulting with Deloitte & Touche and served as controller in a privately-held manufacturing operating for five years in Cincinnati.

H. Palmer Proctor

Mr. H. Palmer Proctor, Jr., serves as a Chief Executive officer of Fidelity Bank a subsidiary of Fidelity Southern Corporation effective April 27, 2017. He served as President of Fidelity since April 2006; Senior Vice President of Fidelity from January 2006 to April 2006; Vice President of Fidelity from April 1996 to January 2006. President of Fidelity Bank since October 2004. Director and Secretary/Treasurer of LionMark Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, since November 2004. A director of Fidelity Bank since 2004. A director of Brown and Brown, Inc., an independent insurance intermediary, since 2012.

David Buchanan

Mr. David Buchanan serves as a Vice President of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He served as an Executive Vice President of Fidelity Bank since October 2004; and Senior Vice President of Fidelity Bank from 1995 through September 2004. President of LionMark Insurance Company since November 2004.

Rodney Bullard

Mr. Rodney D. Bullard is Director of the Company. Mr. Bullard is Vice President of Community Affairs, Chick-fil-A, Inc. and Executive Director of Chick-fil-A Foundation. In addition to his Chick-fil-A, Inc. experience, he was Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, and Legislative Liaison Counsel in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, and was also a White House Fellow in Washington, DC. Previously he was Chief of Military Justice at the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. He received a MBA from Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, and a Juris Doctor degree from Duke University Law School, and a BS in Legal Studies at The Air Force Academy in Colorado. He is a native of DeKalb County, where Fidelity Bank was founded in 1974.

Gloria O'Neal

Ms. Gloria O'Neal is Director of the Company. Ms. O'Neal is a community activist and former Fidelity Bank Risk Control Executive until 2014. She has far-reaching community experience. She served in the Decatur/DeKalb Business and Professional Women's Association, and in Senior Connections. She was a board member of Rotary and served as the Club's Secretary and Treasurer, and was a Court Appointed Special Advocate for DeKalb County. She serves on the Board of Dahlonega Baptist Church, is Treasurer of the Weekday Preschool in Dahlonega, GA, and is a member of Women's Missionary Union (WMU) that serves not only the local community but internationally. Additionally, her experience at First Atlanta and at Fidelity Bank, where she was Internal Auditor, Operations Manager, and Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer gives her an acute understanding of banking. She attended Georgia State and risk management and audit-related continuing education courses.

David Bockel

Major General (Ret) David R. Bockel Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He has Veterans Program Liaison for the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development from July 2013 to December 2014; Executive Director, Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, from October 2011 until July 2013; Executive Director, Reserve Officers Association of the United States, a 63,000 member organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., from November 2009 to September 2011 and Deputy Executive Director, from October 2003 to November 2009; USO of Georgia board member since February 2012. A director of Fidelity Bank since 1997.

William Choate

Mr. William Millard Choate serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He is Founder and President of Choate Construction Company, a commercial construction and interior construction firm with offices headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1989. A director of Fidelity Bank since April 2010. The experience Mr. Choate received founding his company and establishing all operations, procedures, banking, insurance and bonding relationships, marketing, preconstruction estimating, and technology, in addition to his degrees in economics and business, qualify him to serve as a director.

Donald Harp

Dr. Donald A. Harp, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He is Adjunct Professor, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, since September 2008. Minister Emeritus of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church since July 2008. Senior Minister of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church from 1988 to July 2008. A director of Fidelity Bank since 2008. Dr. Harp brings to the Board of Directors his experience of over 20 years managing a $7 million church budget and 60 member staff, as well as his membership on many non-profit boards and experience as mayor pro-tem of a city with budget and other management responsibilities, which qualify him to serve as a director.

Kevin King

Mr. Kevin S. King serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. An attorney in Georgia from 1972 to present. Of Counsel, Isenberg & Hewitt, P.C., Atlanta, Georgia, from January 2011 to August 2011. A director of Fidelity Bank since 1998. Mr. King’s qualifications to serve as director include degrees earned in accounting and law, and various business and legal positions over 40 years, including executive vice president/general counsel, a member of several for profit and non-profit boards, and as a lawyer in private practice.

William Lankford

Mr. William C. Lankford, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He serves as Member of Moore Stephens Tiller, LLC, from 1979 to present. Managing Member from 1990 to September 2009. A director of Fidelity Bank since January 2010. Mr. Lankford’s position as a CPA with broad accounting, tax, and business experience gained from being in public practice for 40 years qualify him to serve as a director.

W. Shepherd

Mr. W. Clyde Shepherd III, serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He served as the President of Plant Improvement Co., Inc., a highway construction/real property lessor company located in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1997. President or Vice President/Secretary of Toco Hill, Inc., a real estate/lessor and investment company located in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1983. Manager and partner of WCS Investment Partnership, LLLP, an active investment holding company located in DeKalb County and Walton County, Georgia, since 2003. A director of Fidelity Bank since 1998

Rankin Smith

Mr. Rankin M. Smith, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Fidelity Southern Corporation. He served as an Owner and Manager, Seminole Plantation, a shooting preserve located in Thomasville, Georgia, since 1991. Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Thomas University from January 2009 to January 2011 and Trustee from 2004 to present, a member of the Board of Advisors of the Farmers & Merchants Bank, Monticello, FL, since March 2011. Director of Archbold Medical Foundation from 2005 to present. A director of Fidelity Bank since 1987.

Martha Fleming

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