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Americold Realty Trust (COLD.N)

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21 Mar 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Patterson

57 2019 Chairman of the Board of Trustee

Fred Boehler

50 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

Marc Smernoff

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Carlos Rodriguez

51 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas Novosel

59 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Scott Henderson

2018 Senior Vice President - Capital Markets, Treasury and Investor Relations

Jay Harron

2018 Chief Investment Officer

James Heistand

66 Lead Independent Trustee

George Alburger

70 2010 Independent Trustee

Bradley Gross

46 2010 Independent Trustee

Michelle MacKay

51 Independent Trustee

Andrew Power

38 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Patterson

Mr. Mark R. Patterson is Chairman of the Board of Trustee of the company. he was Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Patterson serves as President of MP Realty Advisors, LLC and has served in that role since January 2009. He also serves as a real estate consultant and financial advisor. From September 2010 until December 2014, Mr. Patterson served as Chief Executive Officer of Boomerang Systems, Inc. In August 2015, Boomerang Systems, Inc. filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Prior to that, he served as the Managing Director and the Head of Real Estate Global Principal Investments at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, where he oversaw real estate investing activities from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Patterson also served as Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking and Co-Head of Global Commercial Real Estate at the firm until 2009. He served as a member of the board of directors for GGP Inc. (NYSE: GGP) from 2011 to 2017, a member of the board of directors for UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR) since 2014, a member of the board of directors of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) since 2016 and a member of the board of directors for Investcorp (BSE: INVCORP). He has a B.B.A. from the College of William and Mary and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Fred Boehler

Mr. Fred Boehler is President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of the Company. Prior to that, he served as our Chief Operating Officer from February 2013 until December 2015. Before joining our team, Mr. Boehler was a Senior Vice President at SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) from March 2009 to February 2013 and held various positions at Borders Group, Inc. from November 1999 to March 2009, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Logistics & Planning. Mr. Boehler received his bachelor’s degree from Wright State University and his M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University.

Marc Smernoff

Mr. Marc Smernoff is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to that, he served as our Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President from August 2014 until August 2015. From August 2004 through April 2015, he served as a Director at The Yucaipa Companies, LLC. Prior to joining Yucaipa, from 2003 to 2004 he was a Manager in the Transaction Services group at KPMG, and from 2000 through 2002, he was an associate at Wells Fargo Securities. Mr. Smernoff was a member of our board of trustees from March 2008 until December 2009 and has served on the board of directors of Eimskipafélag Islands hf (NASDAQ OMX: EIM) since September 2009. Mr. Smernoff is a certified public accountant. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his M.B.A. from UCLA.

Carlos Rodriguez

Mr. Carlos Rodriguez is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President, Distribution and Global Transportation Services, for Big Lots Stores (NYSE: BIG) from June 2012 to August 2018. Before that, he was Vice President of Supply Chain Operations for Office Depot (NASDAQ: ODP) from April 1998 to May 2012. Mr. Rodriguez received his bachelor’s degree from DeVry University, Chicago and received his M.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago.

Thomas Novosel

Mr. Thomas C. Novosel is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to joining our team, Mr. Novosel served as Chief Accounting Officer at Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE: ELS) from April 2012 to April 2013. From April 2010 to March 2012, he was an Audit Partner at Mueller & Company. From August 2005 to August 2009, Mr. Novosel was the National Managing Partner for the Construction, Real Estate and Hospitality practice at Grant Thornton. From April 2001 to October 2004, he served as Chief Accounting Officer at Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE: AIV). Prior to that he was an Audit Partner at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Novosel received his bachelor’s degree in public accounting from Loyola University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Scott Henderson

Mr. Scott Henderson is Senior Vice President - Capital Markets, Treasury and Investor Relations of the Company. Mr. Henderson serves as the Treasurer and is responsible for debt originations and the overall liquidity of the company. He brings over 17 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), investor relations, and strategic planning. In his former role as Senior Vice President in the REIT Finance Group at Citizens Bank, Mr. Henderson provided financing solutions and generated M&A ideas for clients. As Senior Vice President/Head of Capital Markets at DDR Corporation, he led a capital markets team in raising common and preferred equity, public bonds, unsecured bank debt, secured mortgages, mezzanine financing, construction loans and joint venture equity.

Jay Harron

Mr. Jay Harron is Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Mr. Harron is responsible for the identification, assessment, negotiation, closing, and integration of all acquisitions, mergers and strategic partnerships. He brings over 20 years of experience in real estate, private equity and investment banking. In his former role as Co-founder and President of Metro Storage International (MSI), he led all elements of international investment and the creation of a new self-storage platform in Brazil. In addition, as Managing Director of Capital Markets for Metro Storage, Harron assisted with capital raising and the formation of programmatic joint venture partnerships with institutional investors. Prior to Metro Storage, Mr. Harron was Senior Vice President, Investments for Equity International (EI), the Sam Zell-founded private equity firm that focuses on direct investments in real estate-related operating companies globally.

James Heistand

Mr. James R. Heistand is Lead Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Heistand has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Parkway Property Investments, LLC since October 2017. Before that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Parkway Properties, Inc. from April 2012 until October 2016 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Parkway, Inc. from October 2016 until October 2017. He has been a member of the board of directors of Parkway Property Investments, LLC since 2016 and was a member of the board of directors of Legacy Parkway from December 2011 until 2016. Prior to joining Legacy Parkway, Mr. Heistand founded and served as chairman of Eola Capital LLC, a privately owned property management company, since its inception in 2000. Mr. Heistand is a member of the chairman’s circle of the real estate advisory board for the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida. Mr. Heistand graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Real Estate Finance

George Alburger

Mr. George J. Alburger is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Alburger has served as a member of the board of directors of Pennsylvania REIT (NYSE: PEI) since June 2017. Mr. Alburger was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) from May 1995 until June 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Alburger served for nine years as Chief Financial Officer of EBL&S Property Management, Inc. Prior to joining EBL&S in 1982, Mr. Alburger was a senior manager at PriceWaterhouse LLP. Mr. Alburger is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University.

Bradley Gross

Mr. Bradley J. Gross is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Gross joined Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in 1995. He rejoined the firm after attending business school in 2000 and later was named Vice President in 2003, managing director in 2007 and, since 2012, has served as a partner. Mr. Gross has served as a member of the board of directors of Open Road Parent, LLC since June 2017, Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF) since September 2008, ProQuest Holdings LLC since November 2013, PSAV Holdings LLC since January 2014, Neovia Logistics Holdings, Ltd since February 2015 and MDC Partners since March 2017. From May 2011 to October 2015, Mr. Gross served on the board of directors of Flynn Restaurant Group, LLC and from September 2012 until August 2015, Mr. Gross served on the board of directors of Interline Brands, Inc. Additionally, from August 2007 until September 2014, Mr. Gross served on the board of directors of Aeroflex, Inc. Mr. Gross received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Michelle MacKay

Ms. Michelle M. MacKay is Independent Trustee of the Company. Ms. MacKay is currently a Senior Consultant to iStar Financial, a publicly traded REIT (NYSE: STAR). From 2003 through February 2017, Ms. Mackay was an Executive Vice President of Investments and, since 2009, Head of Capital Markets of iStar Financial. She also has served on its Senior Management Committee since 2010 and previously served on its Investment Committee from 2003 to 2010. Ms. MacKay previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of WCI Communities, Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the NYSE from 2010 until its acquisition by Lennar Corporation in February 2017. During her tenure on the Board of Directors of WCI, Ms. MacKay was Head of the Nominating and Governance Committee and also served as a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees. Ms. MacKay has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Her background includes investing in real estate through financings, direct ownership and structured products. Ms. MacKay also previously served as a Senior Vice President at UBS Paine Webber from 1998 to 2001 and as a Vice President at Chase Bank from 1996 to 1998. Ms. MacKay holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. from the University of Hartford.

Andrew Power

Mr. Andrew P. Power is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Power is the Chief Financial Officer of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) and has served in that role since May 2015. Prior to joining Digital Realty, Mr. Power was employed by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated from 2011 to April 2015, where he most recently served as Managing Director of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Investment Banking, and was responsible for relationships with over 40 public and private companies. Mr. Power was employed by Citigroup Global Markets Inc. from 2004 to 2011 where he most recently served as Vice President. During his career, Mr. Power has managed the execution of public and private capital raises in excess of $30 billion, including the then-largest REIT IPO, and more than $19 billion of merger and acquisitions transactions. Mr. Power received a B.S. in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University.