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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nathaniel Davis

64 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

James Rhyu

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer and President, Product and Technology

Kevin Chavous

62 2017 President, Academics, Policy and Schools Group

Vincent Mathis

54 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Allison Cleveland

45 2002 Executive Vice President of School Management and Services

Robert Cohen

50 2019 Director

Eliza McFadden

55 2017 Director

Aida Alvarez

69 2017 Independent Director

Craig Barrett

78 2010 Independent Director

Guillermo Bron

66 2007 Independent Director

John Engler

70 2012 Independent Director

Steven Fink

67 2003 Independent Director

Robert Knowling

63 2018 Independent Director

Mike Kraft

2018 SVP, Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Nathaniel Davis

Mr. Nathaniel A. Davis re-designated as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Offier of the Company effective March 2, 2018. Mr. Davis joined us as a director in July 2009 and has served as our Chairman since June 2012. In January 2013, he became our Executive Chairman, and in January 2014, Mr. Davis was appointed to be our CEO, serving in that role through February 2016 and again beginning in March 2018. He also is a member of our Academic Committee. Prior to joining the Company, he served as the managing director of RANND Advisory Group from 2003 until December 2012. Previously, Mr. Davis worked for XM Satellite Radio from June 2006 to November 2008, serving as President and then Chief Executive Officer until the company's merger with Sirius Radio. He also served on the XM Satellite Radio board from 1999 through 2008. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Davis was President and Chief Operating Officer and a board member of XO Communications Inc. Mr. Davis has also held senior executive positions at Nextel Communications (EVP, Network and Technical Service), MCI Telecommunications (Chief Financial Officer) and MCI Metro (President and Chief Operating Officer). Since 2011, Mr. Davis has served as a director of Unisys Corporation and RLJ Lodging Trust. Mr. Davis has also previously served on the board of several public and private firms including Mutual of America Capital Management Corporation, Charter

James Rhyu

Mr. James J. Rhyu is Chief Financial Officer and President, Product and Technology of the Company. Mr. Rhyu joined us in June 2013 and serves as Chief Financial Officer and President, Product and Technology. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rhyu served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Match.com, a subsidiary of publicly traded IAC/InterActiveCorp, since June 2011. In those roles, he was responsible for overseeing a broad range of functions, including finance, human resources, legal, information technology and operations, certain international operations and product development. Prior to his roles at Match.com, Mr. Rhyu was a Senior Vice President of Finance at Dow Jones & Company from January 2009 until May 2011, where he ran the global financial function. Previously, Mr. Rhyu served for three years as the Corporate Controller of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its predecessor company, XM Satellite Radio, as well as serving in the same role for Graftech International. Mr. Rhyu also served six years as an auditor with Ernst & Young LLP in the United States and South America. Mr. Rhyu holds a B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the London Business School.

Kevin Chavous

Mr. Kevin P. Chavous serves as President, Academics, Policy & Schools Group. of the e was a member of our Board of Directors from January 2017 to October 2017 before resigning to take his current position. Previously, he was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chavous Group, an educational consulting firm, a position he held from January 2012 until January 2018 and was a founding Board Member of the American Federation for Children ("AFC"). He served as AFC's Executive Counsel from 2012 to 2016. Previously, Mr. Chavous was a partner at the SNR Denton law firm from 2002 to 2012 and served as a member of the Council of the District of Columbia from 1993 to 2005, where he was Chair of the Council's Education Committee. He also has served on the board of various charter schools across the country including the Friendship Charter Schools in Washington, D.C. Mr. Chavous holds a B.A. from Wabash College and a J.D. from the Howard University School of Law.`

Vincent Mathis

Mr. Vincent W. Mathis serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the company. Mr. Mathis joined us in September 2018 and serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In this role, he has executive responsibility for providing comprehensive legal counsel for our business, including matters relating to securities, litigation, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, contracts and licensing, and corporate governance. Mr. Mathis has more than 20 years of legal experience counseling diverse global businesses. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mathis served as Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff to the CEO at The AES Corporation where he earlier was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Prior to his roles at The AES Corporation, Mr. Mathis was an Executive Vice President and General Counsel at ContourGlobal, LLC, a private international energy company. Previously, Mr. Mathis worked for Shearman and Sterling, LLP and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. He began his legal career at Venable, LLP. Mr. Mathis formerly served on the Board of Directors of Indianapolis Power and Light Company Enterprises, Inc., AES Tietê Energia S.A., and AES Elpa S.A. In addition, he previously served on the Board of Directors at IPALCO Enterprises, Inc., DPL Inc. and The Dayton Power and Light Company and was Chairman of Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de São Paulo S.A. Mr. Mathis holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from The University of Richmond.

Allison Cleveland

Ms. Allison B. Cleveland was Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Cleveland joined us in October 2002 and serves as Executive Vice President of School Management and Services. During her time at K12, Ms. Cleveland has been instrumental in building the managed public school line of business. Most recently, she served as the Senior Vice President of School Services, overseeing academic and operational services in the managed public schools. Prior to that, Ms. Cleveland was the Regional Vice President of the Southern Region, responsible for schools in the Southeast portion of the United States. In her early years at K12, Ms. Cleveland worked in support of new school start-up and school operations, where she was responsible for the successful launch of K12 Virtual Academies throughout the country. Ms. Cleveland began her career at Andersen Consulting, where she focused on clients in the telecommunications industry and government. She holds a BSE in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University. Ms. Cleveland currently serves as a Director for the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning.

Robert Cohen

Mr. Robert L. Cohen is Director of the Company. Cohen was the Founding Chief Financial Officer at 2U Inc., and later served as the Chief Operating Officer and President, where he was integral in growing the company from inception to scale. He currently is an executive advisor to fast growing education technology companies like 2U, Trilogy Education Services, and Zybooks. Cohen began his career at The Princeton Review as the founder of the organization's largest franchise network. During his tenure at The Princeton Review, he held a number of executive roles, including Executive Vice President and General Manager of the K-12 Division, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, and Chief Financial Officer of the K-12 Test Prep Divisions.

Eliza McFadden

Ms. Eliza “Liza” McFadden serves as Director of the Company. Ms. McFadden joined us as a director in August 2017 and is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. McFadden currently leads LIZA and Partners LLC. Previously, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy from 2012 to 2018. She is a former high school teacher, Florida Department of Education administrator, and served in Governor Jeb Bush's administration. Additionally, Ms. McFadden was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the National Institute for Literacy Board. She holds an M.A. from Florida State University and a B.A. from Fitchburg State University. Ms. McFadden was selected as a director because of her dedication to the education community and expertise in literacy.

Aida Alvarez

Ms. Aida M. Alvarez is a Independent Director of the Company since April 2017 and is a member of our Audit Committee. She currently serves as Chair of the Latino Community Foundation. As Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, she was a member of President Clinton's Cabinet from 1997-2001. Previously, Ms. Alvarez served as the Director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight from 1993-1997, where she was charged with financial oversight of the secondary housing market, the Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae") and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ("Freddie Mac"). Prior to that, she worked for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Bear Stearns & Company, Inc. and the First Boston Corporation. She has served on the boards of directors of Oportun, Inc. (formerly Progress Financial Corporation) since 2011; Zoosk, Inc. since 2015; and HP Inc. since February 2016. From 2006 to June 2016, Ms. Alvarez served on the board of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and from 2004 to 2014, served on the boards of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (formerly UnionBanCal Corporation) and MUFG Union Bank N.A. (formerly Union Bank N.A.). Ms. Alvarez holds a Bachelor's Degree from Harvard College. Ms. Alvarez was selected as a director because of her financial expertise, government experience, and ability to bring diverse perspectives to the Board.

Craig Barrett

Dr. Craig R. Barrett is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Barrett joined us as a director in September 2010, currently serves as Chairman of our Academic Committee and became our Lead Independent Director in September 2017. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corporation from 1998, until his retirement in 2009, having served in various roles, including Chief Operating Officer, since joining Intel Corporation in 1974. Prior to Intel Corporation, Dr. Barrett was a member of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering faculty of Stanford University. Dr. Barrett currently serves as Co-Chairman of Achieve, Inc., an independent, bipartisan, non-profit education reform organization; President and Chairman of BASIS Schools, Inc.; Vice Chair of the Science Foundation Arizona; and Co-Chairman of the Business Coalition for Student Achievement. Dr. Barrett holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science from Stanford University. Dr. Barrett was selected as a director because of his deep knowledge and experience in information technology innovation, as well as his global, operational, and leadership experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corporation. He also brings a unique perspective to the Board of Directors from his tenure as a professor and his volunteer work and support of numerous educational organizations.

Guillermo Bron

Mr. Guillermo Bron is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bron joined us as a director in July 2007 and currently serves as a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and our Audit Committee. Mr. Bron was Managing Director at Pine Brook Road Partners, LLC, an investment firm, from December 2013 to June 2017, and served as a Managing Director of Acon Funds Management LLC, a private equity firm, from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Bron has also served as Chairman and a director of United Pan Am Financial Corp. (UPFC) since 1994, and he served as a director of Pan American Bank, FSB (Pan American), a former wholly owned subsidiary of UPFC, from 1994 to 2005. Mr. Bron has served as Chairman of idX Corporation from 2008 to 2018, and from 2000 to 2002, Mr. Bron was a director of Telemundo Group, Inc. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Bron was an officer, director and principal stockholder of a general partner of Bastion Capital Fund, L.P., a private equity investment fund primarily focused on the Hispanic market. Previously, Mr. Bron was a Managing Director of Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Bron holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. Mr. Bron was selected as a director because of his extensive executive leadership and international experience, as well as his expertise in investment banking and capital markets, which enables him to bring valuable insights to the Board of Directors in the areas of finance and strategy. The Board of Directors also benefits from his prior experience as a public company director and audit committee member.

John Engler

Hon. John M. Engler is an Independent Director of the Company. He joined us as a director in October 2012 and is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and our Academic Committee. Mr. Engler joined us as a director in October 2012 and is Chairman of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and our Academic Committee. He served as President of the Business Roundtable from January 2011 to February 2017. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Engler was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Manufacturers. He was President of State and Local Government and Vice President of Government Solutions for North America for Electronic Data Systems Corporation from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Engler served as Michigan's 46th governor for three terms from 1991 to 2003. He has served on the board of directors of Universal Forest Products Inc. since 2003 and is chairman of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of its Personnel and Compensation Committee. He currently serves as Interim President of Michigan State University. Previously, Mr. Engler was a director of Northwest Airlines from 2003 to 2008, a director of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. from 2005 to 2007, and a director of Delta Airlines from 2008 to 2012, and he was also a director of Munder Capital Management. Mr. Engler holds a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University and a J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Mr. Engler was selected as a director because of his executive and legislative expertise as a state governor, including working with state education budgets, and for his business experience. The Board of Directors also benefits from Mr. Engler's perspective as a director of numerous public companies and as a member of their audit committees.

Steven Fink

Mr. Steven B. Fink is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fink joined us as a director in October 2003, currently serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee and is a member of our Compensation Committee. Mr. Fink is the Co-Chairman of Heron International. He served as a director of Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. from 2003 to 2011 and as Chairman of the Board of Life Storage, LLC from 2013 to 2016. In addition, Mr. Fink is a member of the Boards of Jackson Laboratories, City of Hope, St. Helena Hospital, Ole Health and the Herb Ritts Foundation, and is a member of The J. Paul Getty Photographs Council. From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Fink served as a director of Leapfrog, Inc. and was its Chairman from 2004 to 2009. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Fink was the Chief Executive Officer of Lawrence Investments, LLC. Mr. Fink has also previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Anthony Manufacturing, Chairman and Managing Director of Knowledge Universe and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nextera. Mr. Fink holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. and an L.L.M. from New York University. Mr. Fink was selected as a director based on his significant experience in operations and financial oversight gained as serving as director or chairman for various public and private companies in addition to his membership on various company audit committees which enables him to contribute significantly to the financial oversight, risk oversight and governance of the Company.

Robert Knowling

Mr. Robert E. Knowling, Jr. is Director of the company. Mr. Knowling joined us as a director in January 2018 and is a member of our Compensation Committee. Since May 2009, he has served as Chairman of Eagles Landing Partners, which specializes in helping senior management formulate strategy, lead organizational transformations, and re-engineer businesses. From 2002 to 2009 he served as Chief Executive Officer of the NYC Leadership Academy an independent non-profit corporation created by Chancellor Joel I. Klein and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg that is chartered with developing the next generation of principals in the New York City public school system. Mr. Knowling has also held roles as Chief Executive Officer of Telwares, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SimDesk Technologies, Inc. and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Covad Communications. He was awarded the Wall Street Project's Reginald Lewis Trailblazers Award by President Clinton and the Reverend Jesse Jackson in 1999. Mr. Knowling serves on the board of directors for Roper Technologies, Inc. He also previously served on the board of Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. from 2010 to 2015 and Convergys Corporation from 2017 to 2018. He holds a B.A. in theology from Wabash College and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Mr. Knowling was selected as a director based on his experience in public education, public company leadership roles, technology and organizational development.

Mike Kraft

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Nathaniel Davis

6,435,890

James Rhyu

1,883,780

Kevin Chavous

1,885,320

Vincent Mathis

--

Allison Cleveland

1,345,320

Robert Cohen

--

Eliza McFadden

202,612

Aida Alvarez

170,000

Craig Barrett

165,000

Guillermo Bron

175,000

John Engler

185,000

Steven Fink

200,000

Robert Knowling

127,983

Mike Kraft

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As Of  29 Jun 2018