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Truett-Hurst Inc (THST.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phillip Hurst

51 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Karen Weaver

57 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Secretary

Virginia Lambrix

39 2008 Director - Winemaking

Marcus Benedetti

Director

Spencer Grimes

2017 Director

Daniel Carroll

55 2012 Independent Director

Paul Dolan

67 2012 Independent Director

Barrie Graham

65 2012 Independent Director

Gerry Hansen

2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Phillip Hurst

Mr. Phillip L. Hurst is Chairman of the Board of Truett-Hurst, Inc. With a winemaking degree from University of California-Davis, Phil Hurst began his career in the wine industry in 1985 at Fetzer Vineyards when he was hired by Paul Dolan to help make premium wines and build the brand. Fetzer Vineyards was sold to the Brown-Forman Corporation in 1992, and Phil left in 1998 to run International Sales and Marketing for Golden State Vintners, Inc. which needed to bolster the senior management team for the launch of its initial public offering. During his time at Golden State Vintners, Inc. (1998-1999), Phil met his future partners in what was to become one of the world’s private label beer, wine and spirits companies, Winery Exchange Inc. As co-founder and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 1999 to 2007. Phil sold his stake in the company to partner with his longtime friend and mentor, Paul Dolan, to follow their dream of buying and building Super-premium wineries and vineyards in California’s premier appellations. Phil has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a managing member of the LLC since 2007 and as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc. since 2012.

Karen Weaver

Ms. Karen Weaver is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Secretary of the company. She has served as Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company since December 18, 2017. She was previously employed by Amyris, Inc. (“Amyris”), a publicly-traded biotechnology company delivering renewable products through its science technology as Vice President and Corporate Controller from October 2012 until September 2014 and Vice President, Finance from September 2014 until her departure on December 15, 2017. On August 1, 2013, she was appointed Principal Accounting Officer of Amyris. From September 2009 until February 2011, Ms. Weaver served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Sonic Solutions (“Sonic”), a publicly-traded global digital media software and entertainment solutions provider. At Sonic, Ms. Weaver oversaw the global finance team and was involved in Sonic’s mergers and acquisitions activities. Neither Amyris nor Sonic is a parent, subsidiary or other affiliate of the Company. Ms. Weaver has approximately 30 years of management, leadership and industry experience, and has led finance functions for varying stages of companies from early stage to public companies with domestic and foreign operations in the technology, biotechnology, manufacturing and financial services industries.

Virginia Lambrix

Ms. Virginia Marie Lambrix is the Director - Winemaking of Truett-Hurst, Inc. While on vacation seven years ago in South Africa, Virginia Lambrix tasted her first “serious wine.” At that time, she was working for the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology and realized it was time to learn about the art of viticulture. Within a year, Virginia was studying horticulture and agronomy in the master’s program at the University of California–Davis, with an emphasis on viticulture and enology. Before joining La Follette Winegrowing (2008), she worked for Hendry Ranch in Napa (2002-2003), for Concha y Toro S.A. in Chile (2004), and for Lynmar Winery (2004) and De Loach Vineyards (2005-2008), both in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County. At De Loach Vineyards, she learned about biodynamic farming, and worked closely with her growers to move their estates to organic and biodynamic farming practices to improve quality and moderate farming costs. She is an equity partner in the business and manages all of the vineyard and winemaking activities for the fast growing company. Whether in New Zealand, Paso Robles, the Russian River Valley, Napa Valley, the Dry Creek Valley or Mendocino, Virginia makes premium wines that range in price from $10 to $50 per bottle. Virginia oversees production of nearly 3,000 tons of grapes with a special emphasis on 400 tons of Russian River and Dry Creek grapes processed at the state of the art facility VML Winery (Virginia Marie Lambrix), located in the heart of the Russian River Valley. Virginia’s wines have achieved 90 points and above in The Wine Spectator and The Wine Enthusiast. She has served as Truett-Hurst’s Director of Winemaking since 2008.

Marcus Benedetti

Mr. Marcus Benedetti is Director of the company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Clover Stornetta Farms Inc. (“Clover”). Clover is a leading manufacturer and distributor of milk and dairy products in California, Nevada and Arizona, known for sustainable agricultural practices and non-GMO, non-RBST products. Mr. Benedetti joined Clover in 2000 and was named CEO and a Board Member in 2006. Mr. Benedetti serves as a Board member of the Association of Independent Dairies of America, the Dairy Institute of California, and as an honorary advisory Board member for the UC Davis Agriculture Sustainability Institute, Community Foundation of Sonoma County and Social Advocates for Youth. Mr. Benedetti holds a Business of Administration degree from the University of Alaska.

Spencer Grimes

Daniel Carroll

Mr. Daniel A. Carroll is a Independent Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc. He served as a partner/managing director of TPG Capital L.P. from 1995 to 2010. He has served on the board of directors of Shenzhen Development Bank (China) (2005-2010), Myer Department Stores, Ltd (Australia) (2006-2009), Bank Thai, Ltd (Thailand) (2007-2009) and Healthscope Australia (2010-2011). He received a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University in 1982 and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 1986. Dan has served as a managing member of the LLC and a Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc. since 2012.

Paul Dolan

Mr. Paul E. Dolan, III is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc., effective November 1, 2018. He has been involved in the wine business since 1975 and is considered the founding father of organics and biodynamics in the California wine industry. He started his winemaking career with what was then a small winery in Mendocino, Fetzer Vineyards, in 1977 and then helped the Fetzer family grow to one of the premier California wineries, selling over three million cases. Paul managed the company as President for the new owners, the Brown-Forman Corporation, from 1992 to 2002. He has served as Chairman of the Wine Institute (1990-2012) and became the first Chairman of the Sustainable Winegrowers Alliance (2002-2003). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Santa Clara and a Master of Science in Enology from the University of California-Fresno. He is also author of True to Your Roots: Fermenting a Business Revolution. Paul has served as a managing member of the LLC since 2010 and a Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc. since 2012.

Barrie Graham

Mr. Barrie Graham is a Independent Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in commercial banking, having served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Exchange Bank (1995-2008), and as a Senior Manager at Wells Fargo (1985-1995). At Wells Fargo, Barrie was the Senior Vice President responsible for Business Development for the Commercial Banking Group. Barrie is a former Director and past-Chairman of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington-Seattle (1998-2011, Chairman 2009-2010) and a former Director of the California Bankers Association (2004-2008). Prior to joining WR Hambrecht + Co (2011-Present), Barrie was President and Chief Executive Officer of hybridCore Homes (2009-2011). Barrie is a Director of Empire Law School (2004-Present) and numerous non-profits. He has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Clarkson University, a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Golden Gate University and is a graduate of the Executive Management Program at Harvard and the Pacific Coast Banking School. Barrie is a former Marine Infantry Officer and has served as a managing member of the LLC since 2011 and a Director of Truett-Hurst, Inc. since 2012.

Gerry Hansen

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