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Service Corporation International (SCI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Ryan

52 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Waltrip

87 2016 Chairman Emeritus

Michael Webb

59 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer

Eric Tanzberger

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Gregory Sangalis

62 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Steven Tidwell

56 2012 Senior Vice President - Sales and Merchandising

Elisabeth Nash

56 2010 Senior Vice President - Operations Services

Sumner Waring

49 2010 Senior Vice President - Operations

Tammy Moore

50 2010 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Anthony Coelho

75 2016 Lead Independent Director

Sara Tucker

62 2018 Director

W. Blair Waltrip

63 2000 Director

Alan Buckwalter

71 2003 Independent Director

Jakki Haussler

61 2018 Independent Director

Victor Lund

70 2000 Independent Director

John Mecom

78 1983 Independent Director

Clifton Morris

82 1990 Independent Director

Ellen Ochoa

59 2015 Independent Director

Marcus Watts

59 2012 Independent Director

Edward Williams

72 1991 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Ryan

Mr. Thomas L. Ryan is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Ryan was elected Chairman of the Board of SCI effective in January 2016 and, previously, he had been appointed Chief Executive Officer in February 2005. He joined the Company in 1996 and served in a variety of financial management roles until November 2000, when he was asked to serve as Chief Executive Officer of European Operations based in Paris, France. In July 2002, Mr. Ryan returned to the United States where he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of SCI. Before joining SCI, Mr. Ryan was a certified public accountant with Coopers & Lybrand LLP for eight years. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Ryan serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the United Way of Greater Houston. Mr. Ryan also serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Partnership, the Greater Houston Community Foundation Governing Council, the Board of Directors of Genesys Works, and the University of Texas McCombs Business School Advisory Council. Mr. Ryan is a member of the Board of Trust Managers of Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) and serves as a director of Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK).

Robert Waltrip

Mr. Robert L. Waltrip is Chairman Emeritus of the Company. Prior thereto, he was Chairman of the Board and provided invaluable leadership to the Company for over 50 years. A licensed funeral director, Mr. Waltrip grew up in his family's funeral business and assumed management of the firm in the 1950s. He began buying additional funeral service locations in the 1960s and achieved significant cost efficiencies through the “cluster” strategy of sharing pooled resources among numerous locations. At the end of 2017, the network he began had grown to include almost 2,000 funeral service locations and cemeteries. Mr. Waltrip took SCI public in 1969. Mr. Waltrip holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Houston.

Michael Webb

Mr. Michael R. Webb is President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer beginning in February 2005. Mr. Webb joined the Company in 1991 when SCI acquired Arlington Corp., a regional funeral and cemetery consolidator, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. In 1993, Mr. Webb joined the Company's corporate development group, which he later led on a global basis. Prior to joining Arlington Corp., Mr. Webb held various executive financial and development roles at Days Inns of America and Telemundo Group Inc. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Georgia.

Eric Tanzberger

Mr. Eric D. Tanzberger is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Tanzberger joined the Company in August 1996 and held various management positions prior to being promoted to Corporate Controller in August 2002. Before joining SCI, Mr. Tanzberger served as Assistant Corporate Controller at Kirby Marine Transportation Corp., an inland waterway barge and tanker company. He was also a certified public accountant with Coopers and Lybrand LLP. Mr. Tanzberger holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Council of New Orleans and also serves on the Board of Directors of New Orleans Medical Mission Services. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Trustees for the National Funeral Directors Association Funeral Service Foundation.

Gregory Sangalis

Mr. Gregory T. Sangalis is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Law and Administration for Team Inc., a leading provider of specialty industrial maintenance and construction services. Prior to that, Mr. Sangalis served as Managing Director and General Counsel of Main Street Equity Ventures II, a private equity investment firm, and as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Waste Management Inc., a leading provider of waste management services in North America. Mr. Sangalis holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Indiana University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he graduated Cum Laude.

Steven Tidwell

Mr. Steven A. Tidwell is Senior Vice President - Sales and Merchandising of the Company. Mr. Tidwell joined SCI as Vice President, Main Street Market Operations, in March 2010 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Merchandising in 2012. As a co-founder of Keystone North America, Inc., Mr. Tidwell served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2007 until it was acquired by SCI in March 2010. In his role, Mr. Tidwell worked closely with Keystone's Senior Leadership Team to develop and implement organic growth strategies as well as external growth and acquisition strategies. He began his career as a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been actively involved in the funeral, and cemetery profession for thirty-five years. He holds an AA degree from John A. Gupton College and has attended Executive Management and Leadership programs at the Harvard Business School, The Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University and the Center for Creative Leadership.

Elisabeth Nash

Ms. Elisabeth G. Nash is Senior Vice President - Operations Services of the Company. Ms. Nash was named Senior Vice President of Operations Services in 2010 and is currently responsible for a variety of support functions, including information technology, supply chain, centralized operations, and program management. Prior to that she was Vice President of Process Improvement and Technology, where she led the redefinition of our field and home office processes and systems. Before joining SCI, Ms. Nash served in various senior management accounting and financial positions with Pennzoil Corp. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting from Texas A&M University.

Sumner Waring

Mr. Sumner James Waring, III, is Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. He joined SCI in 1996 as Area Vice President of Operations when SCI acquired his family's funeral business. He was appointed President of the Northeast Region in 1999 and President of the Pacific Region in September 2001. In September 2002, Mr. Waring was appointed Vice President, Western Operations, a position he held until May 2004 when he was appointed Vice President, Major Market Operations. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2006. In May 2015, Mr. Waring's responsibilities were expanded to include all operations in North America. Mr. Waring holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Stetson University, a degree in mortuary science from Mount Ida College, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Mr. Waring serves on the Board of Directors of BankFive and the Board of Trustees of Tabor Academy.

Tammy Moore

Mrs. Tammy R. Moore is Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mrs. Moore joined the Company in August 2002 as Manager of Financial Reporting. She was promoted to Director of Financial Reporting in 2004 and Managing Director and Assistant Controller in June 2006. In February 2010, she was promoted to Vice President and Corporate Controller and oversees trust, general accounting, internal and external reporting, customer service, and strategic planning and analysis. Prior to joining the Company, Mrs. Moore was a certified public accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Anthony Coelho

Mr. Anthony L. Coelho is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He served as an Independent Director of Service Corporation International since 1991. Mr. Coelho was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1978 to 1989. After leaving Congress, he joined Wertheim Schroder & Company, an investment banking firm in New York and became President and CEO of Wertheim Schroder Financial Services. From October 1995 to September 1997, he served as Chairman and CEO of an education and training technology company that he established and subsequently sold. He served as general chairman of the presidential campaign of former Vice President Al Gore from April 1999 until June 2000. Since 1997, Mr. Coelho has worked independently as a business and political consultant. Mr. Coelho also served as Chairman of the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities from 1994 to 2001. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of the Epilepsy Foundation.

Sara Tucker

Ms. Sara Martinez Tucker is Director of the Company. Ms. Tucker is chairman of The University of Texas System Board of Regents. Tucker's previous positions include CEO of the National Math + Science Initiative and under secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. She currently serves on the boards of American Electric Power, Sprint, Xerox, Nationwide and on the University of Notre Dame's Board of Trustees. Among her many honors and awards, in 2005 Time Magazine named her one of the 25 most influential Hispanics in the United States. Tucker earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Texas.

W. Blair Waltrip

Mr. W. Blair Waltrip is Director of of the Company. Mr. Waltrip held various positions with SCI from 1977 to 2000, including serving as Vice President of Corporate Development, Senior Vice President of Funeral Operations, Executive Vice President of SCI's real estate division, Chairman and CEO of Service Corporation International (Canada) Limited (a subsidiary taken public on The Toronto Stock Exchange) and Executive Vice President of SCI.

Alan Buckwalter

Mr. Alan R. Buckwalter, III, is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Buckwalter retired in 2003 as Chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, South Region after a career of over 30 years in banking that involved management of corporate, commercial, capital markets, international, private banking and retail departments. He served as head of the Banking Division and Leveraged Finance Unit within the Banking and Corporate Finance Group of Chemical Bank and Chairman and CEO of Chase Bank of Texas. Mr. Buckwalter has attended executive management programs at Harvard Business School and the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University. He is a Board member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (Houston chapter). He is also an avid community volunteer, serving on the Boards of Texas Medical Center and the American Red Cross (Houston chapter).

Jakki Haussler

Ms. Jakki L. Haussler is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Haussler co-founded Opus Capital Management, a registered investment advisory firm, in 1996 and currently serves as CEO providing executive oversight for corporate strategy. Haussler previously held positions as managing director at Capvest Venture Fund, LP, as well as partner at Adena Ventures, LP and is a founding member of the Transactional Law Practice Center at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. She currently serves on the boards of Morgan Stanley Funds and Cincinnati Bell Inc., where she chairs the company's Governance and Nominating Committee. Haussler graduated from the University of Cincinnati and Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

Victor Lund

Mr. Victor L. Lund is Independent Director of the Company. From December 2006 to February 2012, Mr. Lund served as Chairman of the Board of DemandTec, Inc., a software company. From May 2002 to December 2004, Mr. Lund served as Chairman of the Board of Mariner Healthcare, Inc. From 1999 to 2002, he served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Albertsons, Inc. prior to which he had a 22-year career with American Stores Company in various positions, including Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller. Prior to that time, Mr. Lund was a practicing audit CPA for five years, held a CPA license and received the highest score on the CPA exam in the State of Utah in the year that he was licensed. He also holds an MBA and a BA in Accounting. He is former Chairman and CEO of American Stores Company.

John Mecom

Mr. John W. Mecom, Jr., is Independent Director of Service Corporation International. Mr. Mecom has been involved in the purchase, management and sale of business interests in a variety of industries. He has owned and managed over 500,000 acres of surface and mineral interests throughout the U.S. He has been involved in the purchase, renovation, management and sale of luxury hotels in the U.S., Peru and Mexico. He purchased the New Orleans Saints NFL team in 1967 and sold his interest in 1985. He is currently Chairman of the John W. Mecom Company and principal owner of John Gardiner's Tennis Ranch.

Clifton Morris

Mr. Clifton H. Morris, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Morris is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JBC Funding, LLC, a corporate lending and investment firm. From May 1988 to September 2010, Mr. Morris was the Chairman of AmeriCredit Corp. (financing of automotive vehicles), previously having served as Chief Executive Officer and President of that company. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Cash America International, prior to which he owned his own public accounting firm. He is a certified public accountant with 50 years, a Lifetime Member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and an Honorary Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Morris was instrumental in the early formulation and initial public offerings of SCI, Cash America International and AmeriCredit Corp. From 1966 to 1971, he served as Vice President of treasury and other financial positions at SCI, returning to serve on the Company's Board of Directors in 1990. Mr. Morris was named 2001 Business Executive of the Year by the Fort Worth Business Hall of Fame. He is also an avid community volunteer, having served on the Community Foundation of North Texas and Fort Worth Country Day School.

Ellen Ochoa

Ms. Ellen Ochoa is an Independent Director of the Company. She is currently Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center since 2013. She was Government Executive of Astronaut at NASA Johnson Space Center from 1990 to 2012. She is first Hispanic female astronaut with nearly 1,000 hours in space. She was Branch Chief and research engineer of NASA Ames Research Center from 1988 to 1990. She led a group working primarily on optical systems for automated space exploration . She studied at San Diego State University and MS, PhD (Electrical Engineering) at Stanford University.

Marcus Watts

Mr. Marcus A. Watts is Independent Director of Service Corporation International. Mr. Watts joined The Friedkin Group as President. The Friedkin Group serves as an umbrella company overseeing various business interests that are principally automotive related, including Gulf States Toyota, Inc., a wholesale distributor of Toyota vehicles and products. Prior to joining The Friedkin Group, Mr. Watts was Vice Chairman and Managing Partner-Houston of the 700-attorney law firm of Locke Lord LLP, with over 26 years of experience in corporate and securities law, governance and related matters. Mr. Watts served on the Board of Complete Production Services, Inc. from March 2007 until February 2012, at which time Complete Production Services, Inc. was acquired by Superior Energy Services. Mr. Watts currently serves on the board of a private real estate company, Highland Resources, Inc., and various civic and community boards including The Salvation Army of Greater Houston Advisory Board and the YMCA of Greater Houston.

Edward Williams

Dr. Edward E. Williams is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Williams is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Statistics at Rice University, where he teaches classes on entrepreneurship, value creation, venture capital investing, business valuations, leveraged buyouts and the acquisition of existing concerns. Dr. Williams has been named by Business Week as the Number Two Entrepreneurship Professor in the United States. Dr. Williams holds a PhD with specialization in Finance, Accounting and Economics. He has taught finance, accounting, economics and entrepreneurship at the graduate level, has written numerous articles in finance, accounting, economics and entrepreneurship journals, has taught courses in financial statement analysis and continues to do academic research in his areas of specialty. He is the author or co-author of over 50 articles and eleven books on business planning, entrepreneurship, investment analysis, accounting and finance.

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