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Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT.OQ)

BNFT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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10 Jul 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mason Holland

55 2000 Executive Chairman of the Board

Raymond August

58 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Swad

58 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Annmarie Fini

48 2020 Executive Vice President of Customer Success

James Restivo

59 2016 Chief Technology Officer

Douglas Dennerline

61 2014 Independent Director

A. Lanham Napier

49 2014 Independent Director

Francis Pelzer

49 2013 Independent Director

Ana White

47 2019 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mason Holland

Mr. Mason R. Holland Jr. serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He one of our founders, has been our Executive Chairman and a member of the board of directors since our founding in June 2000. Mr. Holland is responsible for the coordination of strategic partnerships with industry leaders and client relations. Mr. Holland founded American Pensions, Inc. in 1988, serving as its Chairman and President from 1988 to 2003. Mr. Holland also has established and operated a number of other business entities throughout his 30 plus year career, including a real estate development firm established in 1989 and still operational and a jet aircraft manufacturer for which he served as lead investor, chief executive officer and board chairman from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Holland attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Raymond August

Mr. Raymond A. August CPA serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. August has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2018 and a director since April 2018. Prior to that, Mr. August served as our Chief Operating Officer since August 2014 and was promoted to the title of President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2015. Prior to joining Benefitfocus, Mr. August served as the General Manager of the Financial Services Group of Computer Sciences Corp. (now DXC Technology Co. (NYSE: DXC)), or CSC, since October 2012. From March 2008 to September 2012, he served as President of CSC Financial Services Group. Since July 2013 he has served as a member of the Executive Advisory council for Arthur Ventures Private Equity Fund. Mr. August earned a B.S. in Accounting and Management Science from the University of South Carolina.

Stephen Swad

Mr. Stephen M. Swad CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. He has been our Chief Financial Officer since July 2019. He also serves as our Treasurer. Prior to that Mr. Swad served on our board of directors since December 2013. From January 2016 until July 2019, Mr. Swad served as Chief Financial Officer of Vox Media, Inc. From February 2012 until April 2015, Mr. Swad served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director of Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST), a publicly held language-learning software company. He was previously its Chief Financial Officer beginning in November 2010. Prior to joining Rosetta Stone, Mr. Swad served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Comverse Technology, Inc., beginning in May 2009. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) (NASDAQ: FNMA) from May 2007 until August 2008. He has also held various senior financial management positions with public companies, including AOL Inc. (now a part of Oath Inc.) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and its subsidiaries. Mr. Swad, a former partner of KPMG LLP, has also served as a Deputy Chief Accountant at the SEC. He served on the board of Eloqua, Inc. from August 2011 until February 2013, including between August 2012 and February 2013, during which time it was a publicly held company. Mr. Swad holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Michigan.

Annmarie Fini

Ms. Annmarie Fini serves as Executive Vice President of Customer Success of the Company. She has been our Executive Vice President of Customer Success since January 2020, Ms. Fini joined Benefitfocus in 2000 as one of the first employees in Client Services. She advanced through several leadership positions since that time, including senior vice president of platform strategy, senior vice president of product strategy and senior vice president of employer group. She serves on the Coast Area Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina. Ms. Fini holds a Bachelor of Arts in public policy from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and is a Certified Group Benefits Associate.

James Restivo

Mr. James P. Restivo serves as Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Restivo has been our Chief Technology Officer since January 2016. Prior to joining Benefitfocus, Mr. Restivo served as Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Dodge Data & Analytics LLC beginning in January 2015. From December 2012 to September 2014, Mr. Restivo served as Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Smarter Workforce at International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM (NYSE: IBM). Prior to that, beginning in October 2006, Mr. Restivo served as Chief Technology Officer of Kenexa Corporation where he managed global public Human Capital Management R&D, SaaS operations and information security before the company was purchased by IBM. Mr. Restivo received a B.S. in computer science, applied mathematics and statistics from Stony Brook University and an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in computer science and electrical engineering.

Douglas Dennerline

Mr. Douglas A. Dennerline serves as Independent Director of the Company. He serves on the compensation and nominating and governance committees. He is currently Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of BetterWorks Systems, Inc. From January 2013 to March 2018, he was Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Alfresco Software, Inc. and was previously President and a director of SuccessFactors, Inc. Prior to joining SuccessFactors, Mr. Dennerline was Executive Vice President of Sales, Americas and EMEA for Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRM). He is currently serving on the board of VBrick Systems, Inc. and previously served on the board of SugarCRM Inc. Mr. Dennerline holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State University.

A. Lanham Napier

Mr. A. Lanham Napier serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of the board of directors since September 2014. He serves on the audit and nominating and governance committees and is the chair of the nominating and governance committee. Mr. Napier is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BuildGroup Management LLC. BuildGroup Management LLC is a privately held company based in Austin, Texas, that operates and invests in emerging software companies in select technology categories. Mr. Napier was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX), which was acquired by Apollo Global Management LLC. At various times during his 14 years at Rackspace, he also served in other capacities at the company, including as its President, Chief Financial Officer, and member of its board of directors. Prior to that, Mr. Napier was an analyst of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Mr. Napier serves on the board of directors of Transtelco Inc. and CSDC Systems Inc. Mr. Napier holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Rice University.

Francis Pelzer

Mr. Francis J. Pelzer serves as Independent Director of the Company. He serves on the audit and compensation committees and is the chair of the audit committee. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV). Until May 2018, Mr. Pelzer served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the SAP SE’s Cloud Business Group, and he was the Chief Financial Officer prior to that, starting in January 2015. From May 2010 to January 2015, Mr. Pelzer served as the Chief Financial Officer of Concur Technologies, Inc. (acquired by SAP SE), a provider of web-based and mobile, integrated travel and expense management solutions. From 2004 to May 2010, Mr. Pelzer served as a Director and Vice President in the Software Investment Banking group at Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB). Prior to that, Mr. Pelzer was a Vice President with Credit Suisse First Boston and a management consultant with Kurt Salmon Associates, now a part of Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN). Mr. Pelzer serves on the board of directors of Modumetal, Inc. and Duck Creek Software. Mr. Pelzer graduated with an M.B.A. as an Edward Tuck Scholar with Distinction from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

Ana White

Ms. Ana Maria White serves as Independent Director of the Company. She serves on the compensation and nominating and governance committees. Since January 2018, Ms. White has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at global technology firm, F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV). F5 delivers multi-cloud application services and enterprise-grade application security solutions for the world’s largest organizations. Prior to that, Ms. White had a nearly 20-year career at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), where she most recently acted as General Manager, Human Resources for Microsoft’s business development, finance, human resources and legal organizations with responsibility for their teams’ HR strategy, talent management, diversity and inclusion, and organizational capabilities. Prior to Microsoft, Ms. White was a Compensation & Benefits Consultant at Willis Towers Watson. Ms. White serves on the taskforce for the Seattle University Center for Sciaence and Innovation and the board of Childhaven. She holds a B.S. in mathematics from Seattle University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mason Holland

874,887

Raymond August

6,783,730

Stephen Swad

3,296,970

Annmarie Fini

--

James Restivo

1,330,570

Douglas Dennerline

188,153

A. Lanham Napier

189,425

Francis Pelzer

203,925

Ana White

500,627
As Of  31 Dec 2019