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TrueBlue Inc (TBI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Sambataro

67 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

A. Patrick Beharelle

48 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer

Steven Cooper

55 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Derrek Gafford

47 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Defebaugh

63 2006 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Sean Ebner

48 2017 Executive Vice President, President - PeopleReady

Jonathan Means

57 2015 Executive Vice President, President - workforce management group

Taryn Owen

39 2017 Executive Vice President

Maggie Lower

2018 Chief Marketing Officer

Jeffrey Sakaguchi

56 2016 Lead Independent Director

Kristi Savacool

58 2018 Director

Colleen Brown

59 2014 Independent Director

William Goings

60 2016 Independent Director

Kim Jones

58 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Robb

53 2016 Independent Director

Bonnie Soodik

67 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Sambataro

Mr. Joseph P. Sambataro, Jr. is Director of the Board of TrueBlue, Inc., effective September 1, 2018. He has served as a Director of the Company since January 2000 and as Chairman of the Board since October 2008. Mr. Sambataro served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2001 until 2006, and served as the Company’s President from 2001 until 2005. Mr. Sambataro joined the Company in 1997 and served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary until 2001. Prior to joining the Company, he worked with BDO Seidman, LLP, KPMG Peat Marwick, and in senior management of biotechnology firms in Seattle. Mr. Sambataro’s long and successful tenure as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for the Company during its formative years, combined with his effective leadership and coaching skills, financial and accounting expertise, and unique ability to develop consensus, are among the contributions he makes to the Board and the primary reasons why he serves as our Chairman of the Board.

A. Patrick Beharelle

Mr. A. Patrick Beharelle is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of TrueBlue, Inc., effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Beharelle has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since May 2015. Previously, Mr. Beharelle served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the workforce management group, which included PeopleScout, Staff Management | SMX, Centerline, PlaneTechs, and the Australian-based RPO provider, PeopleScout Pty since June 2014. Mr. Beharelle served as the CEO of Seaton Corp prior to its acquisition by TrueBlue in June 2014. Mr. Beharelle has participated in advisory meetings at the White House focused on reducing long-term unemployment. Prior to joining Seaton, Mr. Beharelle held senior level positions at Spherion and Accenture. Mr. Beharelle currently serves on the board of the non-profit Skills For Chicagoland’s Future and the board of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

Steven Cooper

Mr. Steven C. Cooper is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Cooper served as President between 2005 and 2015 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer between 2001 and 2005. Mr. Cooper is currently a Director and member of the audit committee of Boise Cascade Company. Mr. Cooper is also a board member of the Washington Roundtable, a nonprofit public policy organization representing major private sector employers throughout Washington State, and is a member of the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer. He served as the Chair of the United Way of Pierce County’s fundraising committee between 2014 and 2015. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in strategic planning, operations, finance, and accounting. Mr. Cooper is the only management member of the Board, thus his participation on the Board fulfills a critical communication and leadership role.

Derrek Gafford

Mr. Derrek L. Gafford, CPA is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of TrueBlue, Inc. Mr. Gafford served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2005 and as the Company’s Vice President of Finance and Accounting beginning in 2004. Mr. Gafford is a Certified Public Accountant and first joined the Company in 2002. Mr. Gafford is a board member of Heritage Distilling Co. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gafford served as Chief Financial Officer for Metropolitan Market, a grocery retailer, and held various management positions with Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Albertsons, Inc.

James Defebaugh

Mr. James E. Defebaugh, IV is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Trueblue, Inc. Mr. Defebaugh has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Company since 2006, after serving as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company upon joining the Company in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Defebaugh held various positions with Kmart Holding Corporation, including Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer (2004-2005), Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer (2002-2004), Vice President and Corporate Secretary (2001-2002), and Vice President, Legal (2001). Mr. Defebaugh also served as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Sears Holdings Corporation in 2005. Mr. Defebaugh also currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Museum of Glass and on the Board of Trustees for Annie Wright Schools, both located in Tacoma, Washington.

Sean Ebner

Mr. Sean Ebner is the Executive Vice President, President - PeopleReady of Trueblue, Inc. Mr. Ebner has served as president of Staff Care, a leading medical workforce solutions company, since March 2012. Prior to joining Staff Care, he led a division within Technisource, a subsidiary of Randstad, a large staffing company.

Jonathan Means

Mr. Jonathan D. Means is the Executive Vice President and President - Workforce Management Group of the Company. He has served as Executive Vice President of the Company and as President of the Company’s workforce management group, which includes Staff Management | SMX, Centerline, and PlaneTechs, since November 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Means was Vice President and General Manager of North American Operations and Process Management at Manpower Group between 2013 and 2015. Between 2012 and 2013, he was a Senior Consultant with OneSource Consulting. Prior to that, Mr. Means held several management positions with Kelly Services over a period of more than 16 years.

Taryn Owen

Ms. Taryn R. Owen is the Executive Vice President of Trueblue, Inc. Ms. Owen is the Executive Vice President, President - PeopleScout, TrueBlue’s recruitment process outsourcing Group., since August 2013. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President of Global Operations for PeopleScout since December 2011 and had joined PeopleScout in 2010 as Vice President of Client Delivery. Prior to joining PeopleScout, Ms. Owen was an Operations Director at Randstad SourceRight Solutions where she led global RPO engagements. Ms. Owen has more than 18 years of talent acquisition experience. Ms. Owen currently serves as a member of the Board of Advisors of HRO Today. She is also a volunteer and avid supporter of Special Olympics.

Maggie Lower

Ms. Maggie Lower is the Chief Marketing Officer of Trueblue, Inc. Ms. Lower joins TrueBlue in a new role at the corporation. She leads the company's digital, brand marketing, innovation, and communications strategies for each of its brands: People Ready, People Management and People Scout. A graduate of Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, Lower also earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. She is based at TrueBlue's Chicago headquarters.

Jeffrey Sakaguchi

Mr. Jeffrey B. Sakaguchi is the Lead Independent Director of TrueBlue, Inc. Mr. Sakaguchi has served as a Director of the Company since December 2010 and as Chair of the Governance Committee and as Lead Independent Director since January 2017. Mr. Sakaguchi serves as a Director of Eccentex, Inc., a privately held early-stage software company, and as a Director of ACT Holdings, Inc., a privately-held debt collection, call center operation, and business process outsourcing company. Mr. Sakaguchi resigned as Chairman of the board of Neah Power Systems, Inc. in February 2017. He is also a former Chairman of the board of directors for the Los Angeles Region of the American Red Cross, a non-profit humanitarian organization, for which he currently serves as Chair of the governance and nominating committee. He is also an appointed member of the National Philanthropic Board. Mr. Sakaguchi’s experience in a number of leadership roles helps the Company improve performance and build market share. His background and expertise in emerging technology, start-ups, and strategy provides valuable guidance to the Company’s strategic, innovative, and technological efforts. His experience provides a valuable resource to the Company.

Kristi Savacool

Ms. Kristi A. Savacool is Director of the Company. Ms. Savacool was the former chief executive officer of Aon Hewitt from 2012 until her retirement in 2017, where she was responsible for setting the firm’s strategy, sponsoring relationships with its largest clients and overseeing operations, and she played a key role in the sale of Aon Hewitt’s RPO business to the Company in 2016. Ms. Savacool also had a lengthy and distinguished career at The Boeing Company, where she held a number of senior executive management positions spanning technology, operations, and shared services, including experience in commercial and federal business sectors. In connection with her election as a director of the Company, Ms. Savacool was appointed to serve on the Company’s Audit, Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Innovation and Technology committees.

Colleen Brown

Ms. Colleen B. Brown is an Independent Director of TrueBlue, Inc. Ms. Brown has served as a Director of the Company since June 2014. Ms. Brown serves on the boards of the privately held Port Blakely and the venture-backed technology company DataSphere, Inc. She is Principal of Marca Global, an internet technology company. Ms. Brown was previously Director, President, and CEO of Fisher Communications, a public multimedia company. Ms. Brown has served as Chairman of the board of American Apparel, as a Director of Career Builder, and as a Director of Classified Ventures. She is currently a Director of a nonprofit, Delta Dental of Washington. She is a member of NACD, WCD, IWF, and C200. Ms. Brown's community activities have included the Washington Roundtable and United Way of King County. Ms. Brown is a Henry Crown Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. Ms. Brown brings extensive executive experience in strategic planning, operations, finance, and technology. Her leadership as a public company Chief Executive Officer, as well as a senior officer in two large media companies, is a valuable resource to the Company. As an NACD fellow, Ms. Brown is a champion of best practices in corporate governance.

William Goings

Mr. William C. Goings is an Independent Director of Trueblue, Inc. Mr. Goings has served as a Director of Trueblue, Inc, since April 2016. Mr. Goings was Executive Vice President of TD Bank Group and President of TD Insurance from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Goings also held the positions of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at TD Insurance between 2009 and 2010. Prior to joining TD Bank Group, Mr. Goings was in a variety of operating roles with Genworth Financial from 2004 to 2009 and GE Capital from 1996 to 2004. Mr. Goings’ early career was spent working for global companies in corporate banking, strategic planning, and business development. Mr. Goings brings to the Board extensive expertise having served as a senior officer of a large multi-national corporation as well as an executive level, operations focused, strategic planning, and problem solving ability.

Kim Jones

Ms. Kim Harris Jones is an Independent Director of Trueblue, Inc. She was appointed to serve as a Director of the Company effective May 11, 2016. Ms. Harris Jones most recently served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Mondelez International from 2012 until 2014. She previously served as the Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller at Kraft Foods, Inc. from 2009 until 2012. Prior to her time at Kraft, Ms. Harris Jones served in a number of positions, including Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Chrysler LLC from 2008 to 2009. Ms. Harris Jones currently serves on the board of the Ethiopian North American Health Professionals Association as well as on the finance committee of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. Ms. Harris Jones has extensive management, financial, and business experience at large complex corporations undergoing significant corporate growth and change.

Stephen Robb

Mr. Stephen M. Robb is an Independent Director of Trueblue, Inc. He has served as a Director of the Company since April 2016. Mr. Robb has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Clorox Company since 2014, where he was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer between 2011 and 2014. Prior to being named Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Robb served as Vice President of global finance and held numerous other roles for The Clorox Company since 1989. Mr. Robb has extensive experience in financial leadership and strategic cost savings efforts at a large multinational organization.

Bonnie Soodik

Ms. Bonnie W. Soodik is an Independent Director of TrueBlue, Inc. Ms. Soodik’s has served as a Director of the Company since March 2010. Ms. Soodik’s career spanned 30 years with The Boeing Company, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President, Office of Internal Governance, and as a member of the Boeing Executive Council. Ms. Soodik also served in various vice president roles within Boeing and McDonnell Douglas Corporation, where she began her career in 1977. Ms. Soodik has experience from a broad number of functions at Boeing, from operations to human resources, and has overseen governance, compliance, and regulatory affairs. Her experience with such a large organization provides a valuable resource to the Company.

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