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American Software Inc (AMSWA.OQ)

AMSWA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Edenfield

85 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board, Treasurer

H. Allan Dow

56 2020 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Vincent Klinges

57 1999 Chief Financial Officer

Valerie King

57 2019 Vice President, General Counsel

William Hogue

67 2001 Independent Director

Matthew McKenna

63 2017 Independent Director

James Miller

80 2002 Independent Director

Thomas Newberry

53 2001 Independent Director

Lizanne Thomas

63 2019 Independent Director

Patricia McManus

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Edenfield

Mr. James C. Edenfield serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Edenfield is a co-founder of the Company and has served as our Executive Chairman since September 2014. Mr. Edenfield previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer from November 1989 to May 2014 and as Co-Chief Executive Officer prior to that time. Prior to founding the Company, Mr. Edenfield held several executive positions with, and was a director of, Management Science America, Inc., an Atlanta-based applications software development and sales company. Mr. Edenfield holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. James C. Edenfield is the father of J. Michael Edenfield. As a co-founder and Executive Chairman of the Company, and with more than 40 years of experience in our industry, Mr. Edenfield provides essential insight and guidance to our Board of Directors from an insider perspective regarding the strategic direction of the Company.

H. Allan Dow

Mr. H. Allan Dow serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Dow was elected as our President in March 2017 and was elected Chief Executive Officer in May 2020. Previously, Mr. Dow served as president of Logility Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, since August 2015 and as that company’s Executive Vice President of Sales from September 2000 to July 2015. Mr. Dow holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maine.

Vincent Klinges

Mr. Vincent Carroll Klinges serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Klinges joined American Software in February 1998 as Vice President of Finance. In September 1999, Mr. Klinges was promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and also became the Chief Financial Officer of Logility, Inc. From July 1995 to February 1998, Mr. Klinges was employed by Indus International, Inc. (formerly known as TSW International, Inc.), a data management company, as Controller. From November 1986 to July 1995, Mr. Klinges held various positions with Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., a publicly traded data management company, including Controller of its software subsidiary, Sales Technologies. Mr. Klinges holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University. Mr. Klinges holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.

Valerie King

Ms. Valerie Paige King serves as Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Ms. King joined the Company as Assistant General Counsel in August 2018 and was elected Vice President and General Counsel as of January 1, 2019. Ms. King has practiced law for 20 years. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. King Served as Assistant General Counsel and then General Counsel for Smith Douglas Homes from January 2017 to July 2018. From November 2015 to January 2017, Ms. King served as outside counsel for clients of several law firms, and from October 2013 to November 2015 she was employed as Senior Counsel with Premiere Global Services, Inc. Ms. King holds an undergraduate degree in marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and a Juris Doctor from the Cardozo School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review.

William Hogue

Mr. William Dennis Hogue serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hogue joined ChampionScott Partners, a global management consulting firm specializing in technology and technology-enabled companies, as a Senior Partner and Managing Director in November 2013. Since November 2007, Mr. Hogue has also served as President of American Durahomes, a provider of durable and affordable homes. Since January 2005, Mr. Hogue also has served as Chief Executive Officer of Hogue Enterprises, Inc., a real estate investment company. From July 2003 to January 2005, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Datatrac Corporation, a software developer and wireless communications provider for the expedited product delivery industry. Mr. Hogue earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Florida State University in 1974. Mr. Hogue’s many years of executive-level experience at other companies, his education and training and his in-depth knowledge of the Company’s operations and technology gained from more than twelve years with the Company, from 1983 to 1996, where he served as Group Vice President and in other positions, enable him to provide our Board with strong and capable leadership.

Matthew McKenna

Mr. Matthew G. McKenna serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McKenna has served as Principal of McKenna & Associates, LLC, a management and consulting advisory firm, since July 2016. Mr. McKenna previously served as Managing Director of Strategy&, a global strategy consulting firm and subsidiary of PricewaterhouseCoopers, from July 2015 to June 2016, and as Senior Executive Advisor of Booz & Company, a global management consulting firm, from January 2008 to June 2015. Prior to serving at Booz & Company, Mr. McKenna held a variety of positions at Booz Allen Hamilton over a 22-year period, including Managing Partner of the company’s Houston office and Energy Operations Sector Practice Leader. From 1981 to 1985, Mr. McKenna served as a Supply Chain Applications Consultant for the Company. Mr. McKenna holds a B.S. in Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard University.

James Miller

Mr. James B. Miller Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miller is currently the Executive Chairman and a member of the board of directors of each of Ameris Bancorp, a publicly held bank holding corporation, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ameris Bank. Prior to July 2019, Mr. Miller was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Southern Corporation, a publicly held bank holding corporation and the parent corporation of Fidelity Bank, positions he has held since 1979. He became Chairman of Fidelity Bank in 1998 and served as President of Fidelity Bank from 1977 to 1997 and from 2003 to 2004. In addition to his positions at Ameris Bancorp and Ameris Bank, Mr. Miller is a director of Interface, Inc., a publicly held textile manufacturing company. Mr. Miller is also chairman of privately held family real estate businesses. Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Florida State University and an L.L.B. from Vanderbilt University Law School.

Thomas Newberry

Mr. Thomas L. Newberry V serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Newberry founded The 1% Club, Inc. in October 1992 and has acted as its Chief Executive Officer since that time. The 1% Club sponsors programs designed to assist entrepreneurs and their families in accomplishing their goals. He is also the author of motivational books and audio programs dedicated to improving performance in business operations and salesmanship. Mr. Newberry earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State University in 1989.

Lizanne Thomas

Ms. Lizanne Thomas serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Thomas is a partner with Jones Day, a global law firm, and has been practicing corporate law since 1982. Ms. Thomas has served as the Partner-in-Charge of the Southeast Region for over six years, and the Chair of the firm’s Corporate Governance Practice for more than ten years. Ms. Thomas currently serves on the board of directors of Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc., a publicly traded bank holding company, and is a trustee for several non-profit organizations. Among her many honors and distinctions, in 2016, Ms. Thomas was named one of the top 100 directors by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Ms. Thomas holds a B.A. from Furman University and received her law degree from Washington and Lee University, where she served as Managing Editor of the Law Review.

Patricia McManus

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Edenfield

1,191,270

H. Allan Dow

2,555,130

Vincent Klinges

825,378

Valerie King

336,576

William Hogue

114,436

Matthew McKenna

114,436

James Miller

123,236

Thomas Newberry

114,436

Lizanne Thomas

90,257

Patricia McManus

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As Of  30 Apr 2020