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Spire Inc (SR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Glotzbach

70 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Suzanne Sitherwood

58 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Rasche

58 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

K. A. Smith

60 2015 President of Spire Alabama

Steven Lindsey

52 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Distribution Operations

Mark Darrell

60 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Michael Geiselhart

59 2015 Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development

Mark Borer

64 2014 Independent Director

Maria Fogarty

59 2014 Independent Director

Rob Jones

60 2016 Independent Director

Brenda Newberry

65 2007 Independent Director

Stephen Schwartz

59 2018 Independent Director

John Stupp

68 2005 Independent Director

Mary Van Lokeren

71 2000 Independent Director

Scott Dudley

2016 Managing Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Glotzbach

Mr. Edward L. Glotzbach serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Glotzbach served as vice chairman, mergers and acquisitions, of Information Services Group from November 2007, when it acquired Technology Partners International, Inc., until his retirement in March 2012. From December 2004 to November 2007, he served as president and chief executive officer of Technology Partners International, Inc., an organization that assists clients with the evaluation, negotiation, implementation and management of information technology and business process sourcing initiatives. From October 2003 to December 2004, he served as vice president and chief financial officer of the firm. From 1970 to September 2003, he served in many positions with SBC Communications, with his most recent position there being executive vice president and chief information officer for six years. Mr. Glotzbach brings to the Board business and leadership experience as an executive of a public company, regulated utility experience as a former executive of a telephone utility regulated by the Missouri Public Service Commission, financial expertise having served as a chief financial officer at other companies, and information technology expertise given his experience at Information Services Group and his chief information officer experience at a major telephone company. He also provides insight to the Company as to potential exposures and risks in those areas.

Suzanne Sitherwood

Ms. Suzanne Sitherwood serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Ms. Sitherwood has served as the Company’s president since September 1, 2011 and chief executive officer since February 1, 2012. Ms. Sitherwood has more than 37 years’ experience in the natural gas industry. Over the course of her career, Ms. Sitherwood has gained extensive management and operational experience and has demonstrated a strong track record of leadership, strategic vision and business acumen. Under Ms. Sitherwood’s leadership, the Company’s natural gas utility business has grown from 625,000 customers to nearly 1.7 million customers, and the Company’s enterprise value has grown from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $6.3 billion as of November 1, 2018. Alcoa Corporation, where she sits on the Audit Committee and Safety, Sustainability and Public Issues Committee, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, where she serves as deputy chair of the board.

Steven Rasche

Mr. Steven P. Rasche, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Rasche joined the Company as Vice President, Finance in November 2009 and became Senior Vice President, Finance and Accounting of Laclede Group and Chief Financial Officer of Laclede Gas Company in May 2012. Prior to joining Laclede Group, Mr. Rasche served as Chief Financial Officer of TLC Vision Corporation from 2004 to May 2009. He was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since October 2013 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since November 2013.

K. A. Smith

Mr. K. A. Smith is President of Spire Alabama of the Company.

Steven Lindsey

Mr. Steven L. Lindsey serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Distribution Operations of the Company. Mr. Lindsey served as senior vice president, southern operations of AGL Resources, Inc. and president of its Atlanta Gas Light, Chattanooga Gas and Florida City Gas subsidiaries since December 2011. In these roles, he has managed the operations, top-line growth and strategic affairs of the utilities. He also served as vice president and general manager of Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas from 2005 to 2011, overseeing the day-to-day operations and market development of the utilities. Mr. Lindsey is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Mr. Lindsey served as Senior Vice President, Southern Operations of AGL Resources, Inc. and President of its Atlanta Gas Light, Chattanooga Gas and Florida City Gas subsidiaries from December 2011 to October 2012.

Mark Darrell

Mr. Mark C. Darrell serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of the Company. He has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of the Company, effective May 1, 2012. He joined Laclede in 2004 after serving in previous senior legal positions at Columbia Gas of Virginia and its affiliate, NiSource Corporate Services Company. He has been General Counsel from May 2004 & Senior Vice President from October 2007 of Laclede Gas. He has a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a bachelor's degree in political science from Syracuse University.

Michael Geiselhart

Mr. Michael C. Geiselhart serves as Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development of the company. He was the Chief Financial Officer and Consultant for several telecommunication companies. During his tenure at MediaOne Group (now owned by Comcast), he held the positions of Executive Director of Corporate Development, the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and the Manager of Regulatory Accounting. Besides his tenure in senior management at telecommunication companies MediaOne Group (now owned by Comcast) and New England Electric System, Mr. Geiselhart served as a Senior M&A Advisor at First Commercial Group. Mr. Geiselhart received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. He also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York and North Carolina.

Mark Borer

Mr. Mark A. Borer serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Borer served as chief executive officer as well as a member of the board of directors of DCP Midstream Partners LP from November 2006 through his retirement in December 2012. DCP Midstream Partners LP is a public midstream master limited partnership that is engaged in all stages of the midstream business for both natural gas and natural gas liquids. Mr. Borer’s experience in the midstream natural gas business gives him hands-on knowledge of the industry. His service as a CEO and member of the board of a public entity that grew significantly under his leadership provides him with experience in the operations of an energy company and the capital markets, and he possesses business and leadership expertise that assists the Board as it evaluates the Company’s financial and operational risks and strategy.

Maria Fogarty

Ms. Maria V. Fogarty serves as Independent Director of the Company since August 1, 2014. Ms. Fogarty served as the senior vice president of internal audit and compliance at NextEra Energy, Inc. from 2011 through her retirement in June 2014. She previously served as vice president of internal audit at that company from 2005 to 2010 and director of internal audit from April 1993 through 2004. NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy company and the parent company of Florida Power & Light, the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida. Ms. Fogarty’s prior experience leading the audit function at a public energy company provides her knowledge of the audit and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements facing public companies today. Her industry experience at a company that grew significantly during her tenure benefits the Board, as she can provide insights into the risks, opportunities and challenges created by growth.

Rob Jones

Mr. Rob L. Jones serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jones is currently an executive in residence at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas. He served as co-head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc. (MLC) from 2007 until his retirement in March 2012. MLC is a global commodities trading business and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to taking leadership of MLC, he served as head of Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy and Power Investment Banking Group. An investment banker with Merrill Lynch and The First Boston Corporation for over 20 years, Mr. Jones worked extensively with a variety of energy and power clients, with a particular focus on the natural gas and utility sectors. Mr. Jones’ experience in financial roles in the energy banking industry, with a particular focus on the natural gas and utility sectors, as well as his experience as a lead independent director of a publicly traded partnership, add a unique dimension to the Board and provide insight into the capital markets and financial risks and strategies. Served as lead independent director for Susser Petroleum Partners, L.P. (SUSP), a publicly traded partnership, from 2012 to 2014, and since 2014 he has served on the board of directors of Shell Midstream Partners GP LLC, which is the general partner of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. He also chairs its audit committee and serves on its conflicts committee.

Brenda Newberry

Ms. Brenda D. Newberry serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Newberry retired in May 2010 as chairman of the board of The Newberry Group, a provider of information technology consulting services on a global basis, specializing in information systems, technology infrastructure, data and network security and project management services. Ms. Newberry founded The Newberry Group in 1996 with her husband. Between 2007 and 2014, she also served as a director of Enterprise Financial Services Corp. Ms. Newberry provides insight into the Company’s information technology strategy and related risks and exposures. Further, her experience in creating and building her own businesses assists the Company as it considers growth opportunities, and her government contractor experience provides insight into conducting business in a highly regulated industry.

Stephen Schwartz

Dr. Stephen S. Schwartz, PhD, serves as Independent Director of the company. Dr. Schwartz joined Brooks Automation, Inc. in April 2010 as president and continued to serve in that role until August 2013. He was re-appointed president in May 2016. On October 1, 2010, he became chief executive officer and continues to serve in that role. Dr. Schwartz had previously served, from August 2002 until April 20, 2009, as chief executive officer and a director of Asyst Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of integrated hardware and software automation systems primarily directed at the semiconductor manufacturing industry. He was elected chairman of Asyst in January 2003. Asyst filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the United States bankruptcy act on April 24, 2009, and Asyst’s assets have since been liquidated. Dr. Schwartz has extensive leadership, operational, strategic, and financial management and reporting experience as chief executive officer of a successful public company and brings to the Board a unique perspective with regard to innovation and technology based on his experience in the automation manufacturing space.

John Stupp

Mr. John P. Stupp, Jr., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stupp has been president of Stupp Bros., Inc. since March 2004 and chairman and chief executive officer since March 2014 and chief executive officer of Stupp Corporation since August 1995. Through its subsidiaries, Stupp Bros., Inc. fabricates steel highway and railroad bridges, produces pipe for natural gas and oil transmission pipelines, and offers general, steel and industrial construction services. Mr. Stupp serves as a director of Stupp Bros., Inc. As chairman, CEO and president of Stupp Bros., Inc., one of the Company’s largest shareholders with a long-term investment relationship with the Company, Mr. Stupp has historic institutional knowledge of the Company and directly represents shareholder interests. Further, his experience with the various subsidiaries and investments of Stupp Bros., Inc. provides insight as to the pipeline and other infrastructure industries on a national basis as well as insight into the regional economy.

Mary Van Lokeren

Ms. Mary Ann Van Lokeren is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Van Lokeren retired as chairman and chief executive officer of Krey Distributing Co., an Anheuser-Busch wholesaler, in October 2006. She served in that capacity from December 1986. With her prior experience as CEO of one of the largest Anheuser-Busch wholesalers in Missouri, Ms. Van Lokeren has business and leadership expertise that assists the Board as it evaluates the Company’s financial and operational risks, controls and strategy. Further, her prior experience on other public company boards provides insight as to the Board’s role in oversight of management as well as corporate governance. Retired from the board of Masco Corporation in May 2018.

Scott Dudley

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Edward Glotzbach

364,601

Suzanne Sitherwood

3,560,570

Steven Rasche

1,211,140

K. A. Smith

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Steven Lindsey

1,361,140

Mark Darrell

1,126,410

Michael Geiselhart

932,174

Mark Borer

202,173

Maria Fogarty

188,546

Rob Jones

183,348

Brenda Newberry

190,445

Stephen Schwartz

--

John Stupp

198,348

Mary Van Lokeren

304,886

Scott Dudley

--
As Of  30 Sep 2018