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Boyd Gaming Corp (BYD.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Boyd

88 2008 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Keith Smith

59 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marianne Johnson

61 2008 Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President

Josh Hirsberg

57 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Theodore Bogich

64 2016 Executive Vice President - Operations

Stephen Thompson

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Operations

William Boyd

60 1992 Vice President, Director

John Bailey

59 2015 Independent Director

Robert Boughner

67 2016 Independent Director

Christine Spadafor

64 2009 Independent Director

A. Randall Thoman

68 2019 Independent Director

Peter Thomas

70 2015 Independent Director

Paul Whetsell

69 2015 Independent Director

Veronica Wilson

68 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Boyd

Mr. William S. Boyd serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Boyd has served as a director of the Company since its inception in June 1988 and as Chairman of the Board of Directors since August 1988. Mr. Boyd has served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since January 2008, and he previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 1988 through December 2007. A co-founder of California Hotel and Casino, Mr. Boyd has been a director of that company since its inception in 1973, and he has held several offices with that company, including having served as its President. Prior to joining California Hotel and Casino, Mr. Boyd practiced law in Las Vegas for 15 years. Between 1970 and 1974, he also was Secretary, Treasurer and a member of the board of directors of the Union Plaza Hotel and Casino. Mr. Boyd has served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the American Gaming Association and the President Emeritus of the National Center for Responsible Gaming. Mr. Boyd is also a member of the board of directors of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Mr. Boyd is the father of Marianne Boyd Johnson and William R. Boyd, both of whom are directors and officers of the Company.

Keith Smith

Mr. Keith E. Smith serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Smith held several positions in senior management since his joining the Company in September 1990, including serving as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Smith served as a board member of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from 2009 through 2014, and was appointed its Chairman from January 2012 through December 2014. Mr. Smith has served on the board of the Nevada Resort Association since 2005, including service as its Chairman from December 2008 until December 2012. Mr. Smith previously served on the board of directors of the American Gaming Association, including having served as its Chairman in 2010 and 2011, and on the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, including having served as its Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Smith is currently a member of the board of directors of SkyWest, Inc., a publicly traded company, and serves on its audit committee and as chair of its compensation committee.

Marianne Johnson

Ms. Marianne Boyd Johnson serves as Vice Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Johnson has served as Executive Vice President of the Company since January 2008, a position which followed more than 10 years of service in the Company’s senior management and 15 years of service in various operations positions within the Company. She also serves as chief diversity officer of the Company. Ms. Johnson serves on the board of directors of Western Alliance Bancorporation, a publicly traded company, and is a member of its compensation committee and risk committee. She is also director at large for Nevada Health and Bioscience Asset Corporation, a non-profit corporation. Ms. Johnson is the daughter of William S. Boyd and the sister of William R. Boyd, both of whom are directors and officers of the Company.

Josh Hirsberg

Mr. Josh Hirsberg serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He joined the Company as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective January 1, 2008 and was promoted to Executive Vice President effective January 13, 2016. Prior to his position with the Company, Mr. Hirsberg served as the Chief Financial Officer for EdgeStar Partners, a Las Vegas-based resort development concern. He previously held several senior-level finance positions in the gaming industry, including Vice President and Treasurer for Caesars Entertainment and Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations for Harrah's Entertainment.

Theodore Bogich

Mr. Theodore A. Bogich serves as Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. He was appointed an Executive Vice President, Operations on January 13, 2016. Mr. Bogich joined Boyd Gaming in 2004 as Vice President and General Manager of Sam’s Town Tunica, and was named Vice President and General Manager of Blue Chip Casino Hotel in Michigan City, Indiana, in 2007. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations in 2012.

Stephen Thompson

Mr. Stephen S. Thompson serves as Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. He was appointed an Executive Vice President, Operations on January 13, 2016. Prior to his being appointed this position, Mr. Thompson served in numerous senior executive positions with Boyd Gaming since joining the Company in 1983, including Senior Vice President, Operations for Boyd Gaming’s Nevada region since 2004.

William Boyd

Mr. William R. Boyd serves as Vice President, Director of the Company. He also serves as chairman of the Company’s corporate compliance committee and is a member of the Company’s diversity council. Prior to his current position, Mr. Boyd also held various administrative and operations positions within the Company since 1978. Mr. Boyd serves on the board of directors of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Nevada. Mr. Boyd is the son of William S. Boyd and the brother of Marianne Boyd Johnson, both of whom are directors and officers of the Company.

John Bailey

Mr. John Robert Bailey serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bailey is managing partner of Bailey Kennedy, a Las Vegas law firm. Mr. Bailey has more than 30 years of legal experience, with a particular focus on business practices, commercial corporate litigation, healthcare law and gaming law. Prior to founding his law firm in 2001, Mr. Bailey was an associate and shareholder with Lionel Sawyer & Collins, Nevada’s largest law firm at that time. Mr. Bailey has served in board positions with a wide range of regulatory and community organizations over the last 15 years, including as Chairman of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Chairman of the Nevada State Bar Moral Character and Fitness Committee, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, and a Director of the Council for a Better Nevada and the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. He also previously served on the Board of Directors of SHFL Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company.

Robert Boughner

Mr. Robert L. Boughner serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Boughner has served as a Senior Partner with Global Market Advisors, a leading international consulting firm serving the hospitality and gaming industries, since September 2016. Mr. Boughner has more than 25 years of senior management experience within the Company, serving most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer from December 2012 until his retirement in August 2016. In that role, he oversaw the Company’s business development initiatives, as well as the acquisition and integration of various hotel and casino assets. Mr. Boughner serves on the board of directors of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded company, whose holdings consist of a publicly traded gas utility and a pipeline infrastructure company. Mr. Boughner is a member of its audit committee and its nominating and corporate governance committee. He previously served on the board of directors of Bank of Nevada for 20 years. Mr. Boughner is involved in various educational, philanthropic and civic organizations.

Christine Spadafor

Ms. Christine J. Spadafor J.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Spadafor is the Chief Executive Officer of SpadaforClay Group, Inc., a Harvard Square management consulting firm specializing in strategy, operations, risk management, and governance initiatives, which she founded in 2004. Ms. Spadafor serves on the board of directors at Kindred at Home where she is the Chair of the Compliance and Quality Committee. Ms. Spadafor has served non-profit organizations in board and executive leadership capacities, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Ms. Spadafor is a commentator on BBC World Service’s “Business Matters,” a lecturer in the Visiting Executive Program at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and at Harvard Kennedy School, and is a frequent speaker at seminars and meetings addressing “Women in Leadership” topics, including conferences sponsored by Harvard Medical School, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Business School. In addition, she is a Distinguished Professor of Practice in the Master’s degree program at the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs in the School of Public Policy and Leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In 2008, the American Bar Association (Direct Women) recognized her as one of the nation’s top 20 female attorneys with business expertise to serve on corporate boards.

A. Randall Thoman

Mr. A. Randall Thoman CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Thoman is the principal of Thoman International, LLC, a business advisory and consulting firm, which he formed in 2009. Prior to his current responsibilities, Mr. Thoman held several positions at Deloitte & Touche LLP (“Deloitte”) during a more than 30-year career with the firm, including serving as a partner from 1991 until his retirement in 2009. For more than 15 years, Mr. Thoman served as the primary technical partner in Deloitte’s Las Vegas office, having responsibility for the technical interpretation and application of accounting principles and audit standards and the review of all reporting issues and financial statements for Nevada-based clients registered with the SEC. Mr. Thoman is currently a member of the board of directors of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded company, and serves as chair of its audit committee and is a member of its compensation committee. He previously served on the board of directors of SLS Las Vegas and SHFL Entertainment, Inc.

Peter Thomas

Mr. Peter M. Thomas J.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Prior to his joining the Company, Mr. Thomas held other directorships within the gaming industry. Mr. Thomas is the Managing Director of Thomas & Mack Co. LLC, a commercial real estate development and management company. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bank of America, Nevada and its predecessor, Valley Bank of Nevada, for nearly 13 years. Mr. Thomas has been a member of the board of directors of City National Bank since April 2003, which prior to its acquisition in November 2015 was publicly held. Mr. Thomas was a board member of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco from January 2003 to December 2008.

Paul Whetsell

Mr. Paul W. Whetsell serves as Independent Director of the Company. From April 2015 until July 2017, Mr. Whetsell served as the Vice Chairman of Loews Hotels Holding Corporation, and for which Mr. Whetsell had also served as President and CEO since January 2012. From 2006 through the present, Mr. Whetsell has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Capstar Hotel Company. He currently serves on the board of Hilton Grand Vacations, Inc., a publicly traded company, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the non-profit First Book. Mr. Whetsell had also served on the board of NVR, Inc., a publicly traded company, from 2007 until his retirement from that board in 2018. Mr. Whetsell was a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Industry Real Estate and Financing Advisory Council, and previously served on the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

Veronica Wilson

Ms. Veronica J. Wilson serves as Independent Director of the Company. From October 2015 until October 2017, Ms. Wilson served in the role of Executive Director of Hero School Initiatives, a non-profit organization that serves the homeless. From September 2000 until June 2014, Ms. Wilson served in leadership roles with the Blind Center of Nevada, an organization that assists people with visual impairments, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer and later as its Executive Director. Prior to her service with the Blind Center of Nevada, Ms. Wilson had served for nearly 10 years as the Chief Executive Officer of JMJ Inc., the former operator of the Aladdin Hotel & Casino, where she had also served in the position of Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Wilson has served as a committee member on the Nevada State Rehabilitation Council, Chairman of the Aging and Disability Resource Center Advisory Board and a member of the Nevada Strategic Plan Accountability Committee. Ms. Wilson has held various senior management, controllership and financial accounting-related positions during her more than 30 years of experience in the gaming industry.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Boyd

4,686,890

Keith Smith

9,645,490

Marianne Johnson

1,184,880

Josh Hirsberg

3,161,110

Theodore Bogich

2,466,520

Stephen Thompson

2,472,150

William Boyd

4,247,100

John Bailey

274,424

Robert Boughner

264,424

Christine Spadafor

286,206

A. Randall Thoman

25,859

Peter Thomas

333,424

Paul Whetsell

274,424

Veronica Wilson

273,989
As Of  31 Dec 2019

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