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Monaker Group Inc (MKGI.OQ)

MKGI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Donald Monaco

65 2018 Chairman of the Board

William Kerby

60 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board

Omar Jimenez

56 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director

Douglas Checkeris

62 2012 Independent Director

Patrick LaVecchia

51 2011 Independent Director

Simon Orange

51 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Donald Monaco

Mr. Donald P. (Don) Monaco is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Donald P. Monaco has served as a member of the Board of Directors since August 2011. Mr. Monaco served on the RealBiz Media Group, Inc. Board of Directors from October 2012 until April 2016. Mr. Monaco is the owner of Monaco Air Duluth, LLC, a full service, fixed-base operator aviation services business at Duluth International Airport serving airline, military and general aviation customers since November 2005; a partner in Lark O’ the Lake, LLC since April 2015; and the principal owner of the Duluth Flying Club, LLC since May 2015. Mr. Monaco also serves as a Commissioner on the Metropolitan Airports Commission in Minneapolis-St. Paul and is a Director at Republic Bank in Duluth, Minnesota. Mr. Monaco is the President and Chairman of the Monaco Air Foundation, Treasurer of Honor Flight Northland, Treasurer of the Duluth Aviation Institute, and a member of the Duluth Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee. Mr. Monaco spent over 18 years as a Partner and Senior Executive and served 28 years as an international information technology and business management consultant with Accenture in Chicago, Illinois.

William Kerby

Mr. William (Bill) Kerby is Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. William Kerby is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Monaker Group, Inc. From July 2008 to present, he has been the architect of the Monaker model, overseeing the development and operations of the Company’s Travel, Real Estate and Television Media divisions. In October 2012, Monaker transferred its real estate assets into a public company - RealBiz Media Group, Inc., where Mr. Kerby served as CEO until August 2015 and on the Board until April of 2016. In July 2015, the decision was made to separate the Television and Real Estate operations from Monaker thereby allowing management to focus all efforts on the development of its travel operations. From April 2002 to July 2008, Mr. Kerby served as the CEO of various media and travel entities that ultimately became part of Extraordinary Vacations Group. Operations included Cruise & Vacation Shoppes, Maupintour Extraordinary Vacations, Attaché Travel and the Travel Magazine - a TV series of 160 travel shows. From February 1999 to April 2002, Mr. Kerby founded and managed Travelbyus, a publicly-traded company on the TSX and NASD Small Cap. The launch included an intellectually patented travel model that utilized technology-based marketing to promote its travel services and products. Mr. Kerby negotiated the acquisition and financing of 21 companies encompassing multiple tour operators, 2,100 travel agencies, media that included print, television, outdoor billboard and wireless applications and leading edge technology in order to build and complete the Travelbyus model. The company had over 500 employees, gross revenues exceeding $3 billion and a Market Cap over $900 million.

Omar Jimenez

Mr. Omar J. Jimenez serves as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director of the Company. In January 2017, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Omar Jimenez as a member of the Board of Directors. On September 19, 2016, Mr. Jimenez was appointed by the Board of Directors of the Company to the positions of Treasurer and Secretary of the Company. In January 2016, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Omar Jimenez to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Jimenez has held a variety of senior financial management positions during his career. From May 2009 to January 2016, he served as the founder of MARMEL International, Inc., a company that provides accounting and consulting services. In addition, from June 2004 to May 2009 he served as President and Chief Financial Officer at American Leisure Holdings, Inc., focusing on leisure and business travel, hospitality & hotels, call centers and real estate development. Mr. Jimenez also served from April 2002 to June 2004 as Director of Operations for US Installation Group, Inc., a selling and installation group for The Home Depot, and CFO and VP of Onyx Group, Inc., a conglomerate with 700 employees and annual revenues exceeding $400 million. Mr. Jimenez is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), a Member of the AICPA and FICPA. Mr. Jimenez holds a B.B.A in Accounting and a B.B.A in Finance from the University of Miami and an M.B.A from Florida International University.

Douglas Checkeris

Mr. Douglas (Doug) Checkeris is Independent Director of the Company. Doug Checkeris has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2012. Mr. Checkeris also served as the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer from February 2012 to February 2014. Mr. Checkeris is a Senior Media and Advertising Executive with nearly three decades of hands-on management in all facets of interactive media. Mr. Checkeris’s work experience includes 14 years of service with Mediacom where he rose through the ranks to become the CEO for Mediacom North America, until recently headquartered in New York. With close to $18 billion in global billings, 4,600 employees, and 116 offices in 89 countries, Mediacom provides and specializes in business-building media solutions for some of the world’s largest, well-known advertisers. Previous to Mediacom, Mr. Checkeris started his career in a media company in Toronto, Canada, and was a partner when the company was acquired by Grey Worldwide and the WPP. Mr. Checkeris served on the RealBiz Media Group, Inc. Board of Directors from October 2012 until April 2016.

Patrick LaVecchia

Mr. Patrick M. (Pat) LaVecchia is Independent Director of the Company. Pat LaVecchia has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2011. Mr. LaVecchia has been a founding principal and Managing Member of LaVecchia Capital LLC (“LaVecchia Capital”), a merchant banking and investment firm, since 2007 and has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Mr. LaVecchia has built and run several major Wall Street groups and has extensive expertise in capital markets, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, raising capital for private companies and PIPEs as well as playing the leading role in numerous mergers, acquisitions, private placements and high yield transactions. Prior to forming LaVecchia Capital, Mr. LaVecchia ran several groups at major firms including: Managing Director and Head of the Private Equity Placement Group at Bear, Stearns & Company (1994 to 1997); Group Head of Global Private Corporate Equity Placements at Credit Suisse First Boston (1997 to 2000); Managing Director and Group Head of the Private Finance and Sponsors Group at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc (2001 to 2003); co-founder and Managing Partner of Viant Group (2003-2005) and Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets at FTN Midwest Securities Corp. (2005 to 2007). Mr. LaVecchia received his B.A., magna cum laude (and elected to Phi Beta Kappa), from Clark University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Finance and a concentration in Strategic Planning. In the past, Mr. LaVecchia has served on several public company boards, including as Vice Chairman of InfuSystems, Inc. (INFU). Mr. LaVecchia also served on the RealBiz Media Group, Inc. Board of Directors from April 2014 until April 2016. Mr. LaVecchia is also currently a managing partner of Sapphire Capital Management. Mr. LaVecchia also sits on several advisory boards and non-profit boards.

Simon Orange

Mr. Simon Sebastian Orange is Independent Director of the Company. Simon Orange has served as a member of the Board of Directors since January 2017. Mr. Orange is the founding partner and chairman of CorpAcq, a corporate acquisitions and investments company located in the United Kingdom. Mr. Orange served as the chairman of CorpAcq from 2006 to 2009 and from April 2014 to present. At CorpAcq, Mr. Orange is responsible for identifying and negotiating acquisitions in conjunction with its corporate finance partners, as well as overseeing strategic development, funding, and partnerships. Following a “buy and build” approach, CorpAcq maintains long-term investments in a diverse portfolio of successful businesses. Currently comprised of 19 portfolio companies, CorpAcq has been recognized as one of the fastest growing enterprises in the United Kingdom. Mr. Orange has been involved in funding and managing the growth of numerous business ventures, some which have been acquired by NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange listed companies. He is also a founding member of Cicero Consulting Group, based in New York City.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Donald Monaco

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William Kerby

414,700

Omar Jimenez

395,643

Douglas Checkeris

--

Patrick LaVecchia

--

Simon Orange

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As Of  28 Feb 2018

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