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SharpSpring Inc (SHSP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Huey

51 2017 Chairman of the Board

Richard Carlson

42 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director

Edward Lawton

37 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Travis Whitton

36 2016 Chief Technology Officer

Marietta Davis

57 2017 Director

Roy Olivier

58 2017 Director

Jonathan Strimling

47 2015 Director

David Buckel

52 2014 Independent Director

John Troost

47 2010 Independent Director

Jeffrey Goldberger

Managing Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Huey

Mr. Steven A. Huey serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Huey brings to SharpSpring's board nearly 30 years of financial, business development, and operational experience in the technology industry. He is currently co-founder and CEO of Capture Higher Ed, a leading marketing technology firm that combines the principles of machine learning and big data to provide customized enrollment solutions to colleges and universities across the country. Previously, he served as COO of The Learning House, Inc., where he was instrumental in tripling the size of the company in three years. Huey also held senior roles at Aluria Software, EarthLink, CMGI, and Engage. Huey is currently chairman of the board of two private companies, SuperFanU and Collabra Music. He also serves on the board of advisors for University of Louisville's EMBA Program and Greater Louisville Incorporated's entrepreneurial support organization, EnterpriseCorp. Huey received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Miami University and an MBA from Emory University - Goizueta Business School.

Richard Carlson

Mr. Richard Carlson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director of SMTP, Inc. In this new role, Rick continues to drive SharpSpring's growth but will also have responsibilities over marketing, product and operations across the entire company. Carlson joined SMTP in the August 2014 acquisition of SharpSpring, and has quickly gained the respect and admiration of the company's team worldwide. His results-oriented approach and focus on accountability have been instrumental in SharpSpring's rapid adoption as a marketing automation provider.

Edward Lawton

Mr. Edward Lawton has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the company., effective September 3, 2014. Mr. Lawton, a CPA, brings a wealth of technology industry experience, along with proven expertise helping companies target acquisitions and achieve accelerated levels of financial success in competitive industries. He brings to SMTP over 15 years of financial and accounting experience with a focus on evaluating and integrating acquisitions for high tech companies. Most recently he has served as Senior Director of Finance at NASDAQ-listed Bottomline Technologies, an electronic payments and banking technology company, where he was vital in evaluating, researching and modeling acquisitions. Prior to that, Mr. Lawton was a senior finance executive at NASDAQ-listed Trico Marine Services.

Travis Whitton

Mr. Travis Whitton is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. From August 2014 to present, Mr. Whitton served as the Chief Technology Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries. From January 2012 to August 2014, Mr. Whitton served as the Chief Technology Officer of RCTW, LLC (formerly known as SharpSpring, LLC). Prior to that time, from September 2007 to January 2012, Mr. Whitton served as Senior Software Engineer at Grooveshark, a streaming music company.

Marietta Davis

Ms. Marietta Davis has been appointed as Director of the Company, with effective from July 1st, 2017. Ms. Davis is currently an Advisory Board Member at DataOceans, LLC, a customer communications management solutions and services company, where she has served since April 2016. She is also currently a National Board Member of Youth Villages, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization that helps children, young people and families, where she has served since January 2010. Davis also served as Vice President – US Dynamic Sales at Microsoft, from 2013 to 2016, where she helped define marketing strategies for SMB, mid-tier and enterprise customers for Dynamics CRM Cloud and ERP products and services. Prior to that time, from 2009 to 2013, Davis served as General Manager – Enterprise Accounts, Greater Southeast District at Microsoft, where she led the sales organization and managed strategic community engagement in the areas of economic development and innovation for that district. Davis holds a B.S. in communications from Bradley University.

Roy Olivier

Mr. Roy W. Olivier has been appointed as Director of the Company, with effective from July 1st, 2017. Mr. Olivier, currently serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of ARI Network Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIS), which provides website, software, and data solutions to help dealers, distributors, and OEMs increase their sales online and in-store. Mr. Olivier has served in this position since 2008. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Olivier and any other persons pursuant to which he was appointed as a member of the Board. Mr. Olivier has not been, and is not expected to be named to any committee of the Board at this time.

Jonathan Strimling

Mr. Jonathan M. Strimling serves as Director of SMTP, Inc. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Strimling has 20 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur, largely focused on the commercialization of innovative products and services. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Strimling served as the President and CEO of online retailer American Biomass Corp., along with its wholly owned subsidiaries WoodPellets.com, LLC, American Biomass Distribution, LLC, and American Biomass Transportation, LLC. Also, from 2012 to present, Mr. Strimling served as the President and CEO of US Dynamics, LLC, a consulting company, UltraCell Insulation, LLC, a manufacturing company, and Secure Neighborhoods, LLC, a security company, all of which are located in Manchester, NH. Also, Mr., Strimling was a governor's appointee to the Economic Strategy Commission for the State of New Hampshire. Mr. Strimling received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and his Masters of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management from MIT.

David Buckel

Mr. David A. Buckel is Independent Director of SMTP, Inc. Since November 2007 to present, Mr. Buckel has served as a Partner at Buckelous Ventures, which merged into TechCXO in 2012. TechCXO is a professional services firm that provides experienced, C-Suite professionals to deliver strategic and functional consulting services to both private and small public technology companies. Mr. Buckel has hands-on experience creating accounting and control systems and processes, financial statements, financial and operating metrics, dashboards, cash flow forecast, budget processes, trend analysis and dealing with auditors. Also, from 2011 to present, Mr. Buckel has served as a Mentor at the USF Student Innovation Incubator, which is administered by the USF Research Foundation, Inc. Mr. Buckel holds an M.B.A in Finance and Operations Management from Syracuse University and a B.S. in Accounting from Canisius College. Mr. Buckel’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include a strong background and skill set in areas relating to board service, finance and management.

John Troost

Mr. John L. Troost serves as an Independent Director of SMTP, Inc. Since April 2010 Mr. Troost has served a partner and Chief Executive Officer at Virtual Clarity, and from 2003 to February 2010, he was the Executive Director, Head of Platform Design and Core Technology Architecture at UBS, AG. Previously, he served as managing partner at Surgam Technology Partners, Chief Technology Officer at NAME, Inc., Manager of Systems and Network Engineering at Moore Capital Management and Senior Systems Administrator at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Troost is a contributor to the development of the original standards for email attachments (MIME standard RFC). Mr. Troost has a degree from Columbia University. Mr. Troosts’ qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his knowledge of email service technology, technology design and architecture and systems administration.

Jeffrey Goldberger