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Pro-Dex Inc (PDEX.OQ)

PDEX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nicholas Swenson

48 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Van Kirk

56 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Alisha Charlton

47 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Raymond Cabillot

53 2013 Independent Director

William Farrell

43 2013 Independent Director

David Hovda

54 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nicholas Swenson

Mr. Nicholas John Swenson is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as the managing partner of AO Partners, LLC since January 2012. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Air T, Inc. (AIRT), a Nasdaq listed company, since October 2013, as Chairman of the Board since August 2013 and as a member of the Board of Directors since August 2012. Mr. Swenson serves as a director of several private companies as well. Also, since March 2009, Mr. Swenson has been the Portfolio Manager of Groveland Capital, LLC. Prior to forming Groveland Capital, Mr. Swenson was a Portfolio Manager and Partner at Whitebox Advisors, LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund, from 2001 to 2009. From 1999 to 2001 he was a research analyst at Varde Partners, LLC, a partnership that specializes in distressed debt investing. He was an Associate in Corporate Finance at Piper Jaffray, Inc. from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Swenson has a B.A. degree in History from Middlebury College (1991) and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago (1996).

Richard Van Kirk

Mr. Richard L. Van Kirk Jr. is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He joined the Company as Director of Manufacturing in 2006, and was subsequently promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Van Kirk served as Manufacturing Manager and Manager of Product Development for the ChargeSource division of Comarco, Inc., a provider of power and charging functionality for popular electronic devices and wireless accessories, and as General Manager at Dynacast, a leader in precision die casting. Mr. Van Kirk holds a BA in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton and an MBA from Claremont Graduate School.

Alisha Charlton

Ms. Alisha K. Charlton is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. She joined the Company in January 2014 as Senior Director of Finance. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Charlton held various accounting positions at Comarco, Inc. from October 2000 to January 2014 culminating in her appointment as Chief Accounting Officer in April 2011. Prior to her 13 year tenure at Comarco, Ms. Charlton held various accounting and finance positions with CKE Restaurants, Inc. from February 1995 to October 2000. Ms. Charlton began her career in July 1991 with KPMG Peat Marwick (now KPMG LLP) and was formerly a certified public accountant. Ms. Charlton holds a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a CPA license (inactive) from the California State Board of Accountancy.

Raymond Cabillot

Mr. Raymond E. Cabillot is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Farnam Street Capital, Inc., the General Partner of Farnam Street Partners L.P., a private investment partnership located in Minneapolis, MN. He was a Senior Research Analyst at Piper Jaffray, Inc. from 1990 to 1998. Prior to that, he worked for Prudential Capital Corporation from 1987 to 1990 as an Associate Investment Manager and as an Investment Manager. Mr. Cabillot serves as a director of several private companies. He was a director of O.I. Corporation, a Nasdaq listed company (OICO), from 2006 to 2010. He served as Chairman of the Board of O.I. Corporation from 2007 through 2010 and during 2010 served as Co-Chairman of the Board of O.I. Corporation. Mr. Cabillot has a B.A. degree with a double major in Economics and Chemistry from Saint Olaf College and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

William Farrell

Mr. William J. Farrell III, is Independent Director of the Company. He is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, since January 2013, of FreshRealm, LLC, a developer of new technologies to streamline fresh food distribution. In addition, from January 2011 until the present, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Viszy Inc., a start-up company developing software and services for the consumer market. Mr. Farrell is also Chief Executive Officer of B o biam, LLC, a company that turns youth art into apparel and other products, which it merchandises through its retail store and wholesale channels. From April 1998 to January 2011, Mr. Farrell held various senior management roles at Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), a multi-national medical technology company. His engineering career began with eight years in production support, process development and operations. He then worked 10 years in product development for Medtronic, during which time he led management teams in program, product and process development. At the end of his tenure with Medtronic, he was Senior Director of Product Development and led corporate-wide initiatives to improve design, reliability and manufacturability practices. Mr. Farrell has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota (1996).

David Hovda

Mr. David C. Hovda is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Simplify Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company that has developed a cervical artificial disc replacement optimized for MRI imaging, since 2013. Prior to his tenure with Simplify Medical, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of SpinalMotion, Inc., a privately held medical device company that designed, developed and marketed artificial discs for use in the spine, from 2004 to 2013. Prior to joining Spinal Motion, he held leadership positions with Arthrocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARTC), a developer and manufacturer of surgical devices, instruments, and implants focused on enhancing surgical techniques and patient outcomes, serving as the Vice President/General Manager of its Spine Division from 1999 to 2004, and as the Managing Director of its ENT Division from 1997 to 1999. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Hovda served in financial analysis and product management positions with Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), a multi-national medical technology company, which culminated in his service as the European Business Manager of its Upper Airway Venture from 1995 to 1997. He holds more than 40 patents related to radio frequencyablation technology, specific clinical applications, and artificial disc replacement designs and implantation methods. Mr. Hovda served for five years with the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Lieutenant. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Nicholas Swenson

--

Richard Van Kirk

241,609

Alisha Charlton

170,299

Raymond Cabillot

--

William Farrell

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David Hovda

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As Of  29 Jun 2016