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Winmark Corp (WINA.OQ)

WINA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Morgan

75 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Brett Heffes

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Zola

55 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Anthony Ishaug

45 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Steven Murphy

51 2006 President - Franchising

Leah Goff

55 2005 Vice President - Human Resources

Alan Majerko

2017 Vice President - Corporate Development

Paul Reyelts

70 2010 Lead Independent Director

Lawrence Barbetta

54 2012 Independent Director

Jenele Grassle

57 2001 Independent Director

Kirk MacKenzie

78 2011 Independent Director

Mark Wilson

68 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Morgan

Mr. John L. Morgan is Executive Chairman of the Board of Winmark Corp. He has been Chairman of our board of directors since March 2000. Mr. Morgan served as our Chief Executive Officer from March 2000 to February 2016 and has served as our Executive Chairman since February 2016. Mr. Morgan served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tomsten, Inc. (d/b/a Archiver’s) from December 2009 through August 2012 pursuant to a management agreement entered into between Winmark and Tomsten, Inc. On April 29, 2013, Tomsten filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in Minnesota. Mr. Morgan was the founder of Winthrop Resources Corporation, a business equipment leasing company, and served as its President from March 1982 through March 1999. Mr. Morgan brings experience in executive management and over 40 years of equipment leasing experience to our board. In his current capacity as Executive Chairman of Winmark, and as our former Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Morgan provides an intimate knowledge of our business and operations and provides our board with company-specific experience and expertise. In addition, his significant ownership stake in Winmark provides our board with a unique perspective regarding the long-term strategy of the company.

Brett Heffes

Mr. Brett D. Heffes is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to being appointed to his present position, Mr. Heffes served as our President from February 2011 to February 2016, as our President of Finance and Administration from December 2007 to February 2011, and as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from November 2002 to September 2008. In his current capacity as Chief Executive Officer of Winmark, Mr. Heffes provides our board with valuable insight regarding Winmark’s operations in both the franchising and leasing businesses. Additionally, he brings experience in financial management, capital markets and corporate governance matters related to his prior service on other public company boards of directors.

Steven Zola

Mr. Steven C. Zola is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Zola has served as the President of Winmark Capital Corporation since December 2005, and also served as an advisor to Winmark from January 2005 to December 2005. From September 2002 until January 2007, Mr. Zola served in a number of positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer, of CrystalVoice Communications, Inc, a VoIP software company. From March 1990 to January 2002 he was employed by Winthrop Resources Corporation, a technology equipment leasing company, where he served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing prior to his departure. Mr. Zola brings over twenty years of equipment leasing experience to our board. In his current capacity as President of Winmark Capital Corporation, Mr. Zola provides an intimate knowledge of our leasing operations and provides our board with insight into these activities.

Anthony Ishaug

Mr. Anthony D. Ishaug is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the Company. Prior to joining Winmark, Mr. Ishaug was employed as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Department 56, Inc., (a division of Lenox Group, Inc.), a giftware and collectible company, from January 2008 until September 2008. From April 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Ishaug served as Controller and Treasurer of Lenox Group, Inc.

Steven Murphy

Mr. Steven A. Murphy is the President - Franchising of the Company. Mr. Murphy served as Vice President of Franchise Management from December 2003 to October 2006. From September 2001 until December 2003, Mr. Murphy served in a number of positions for Winmark including Director of Play It Again Sports and Director of Marketing and Sales.

Leah Goff

Ms. Leah A. Goff is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. From April 1997 to March 2000 and October 2000 to September 2005, Ms. Goff served as our Human Resources Manager.

Alan Majerko

Mr. Alan Majerko serves as Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Majerko was with Buffalo Wild Wings for the past ten years, most recently as Director, Emerging Brands. Prior to that, he spent twelve years with Great Clips in marketing, financial analysis and franchise development roles.

Paul Reyelts

Mr. Paul C. Reyelts is the Lead Independent Director of Winmark Corp. He served as the Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of The Valspar Corporation, a global leader in the coatings industry, from April 1982 until February 2008. He remained an Executive Vice President of Valspar Corporation until his retirement in May 2009. In addition, Mr. Reyelts is a director of Schafer Richardson Development, LLC, and serves on the Board of Trustees of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Minneapolis Parks Foundation Board, the Gold Medal Park Conservancy Board, the University of Minnesota College of Design Advisory Board and the Board of Friends of the Lock and Dam. As the former Chief Financial Officer of a NYSE-listed public company, Mr. Reyelts brings experience in financial and executive management, corporate governance and risk management to our board. In addition, he has an extensive knowledge of the capital markets due to his prior experience that has proven useful to our board.

Lawrence Barbetta

Mr. Lawrence A. Barbetta is an Independent Director of Winmark Corp. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of eLab Analytics, a provider of cloud computing based industry-specific business intelligence applications since 2008. From 2001 to 2006 Mr. Barbetta was with Siebel Systems, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager. He joined Siebel Systems with the acquisition of nQuire Software, a company founded by Mr. Barbetta and where he served as Chief Executive Officer and President from 1997 to 2001. Through his entrepreneurial experiences, and as a senior executive team member with large public software companies, Mr. Barbetta brings to our board expertise managing high-growth businesses and an extensive understanding of the rapidly changing technological landscape.

Jenele Grassle

Ms. Jenele C. Grassle is an Independent Director of the Company. She currently serves as Vice President, Merchandising for Bluestem Brands, Inc., a position she has held since June 2012. Ms. Grassle served as Vice President, Merchandising for Aimia, formerly Carlson Marketing, from May 2008 to December 2011. Ms. Grassle served as the Vice President/General Merchandise Manager at Value Vision Media, Inc. from July 2007 to April 2008, as Vice President, Jewelry from July 2006 to July 2007 and as Divisional Merchandise Manager, Ready-to-Wear, Accessories and Cosmetics from February 2005 to July 2006. Ms. Grassle’s background as an executive officer and her expertise in retail management including merchandising, operations and marketing provides expertise as well as leadership skills to our board.

Kirk MacKenzie

Mr. Kirk A. MacKenzie is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as its Vice Chairman from that time until February 2011. In addition, he is currently a private investor. From January 1982 to March 1999, Mr. MacKenzie was Executive Vice President of Winthrop Resources Corporation, a business equipment leasing company. Mr. MacKenzie’s experience in equipment leasing, as well as his previous public company executive experience provides significant insight and expertise to our board, particularly as we continue to build our equipment leasing operations.

Mark Wilson

Mr. Mark L. Wilson is an Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as Of Counsel at the law firm of Henson & Efron, P.A. From 1999 to 2006, he served as President of Weisman Enterprises, Inc. and its affiliates, a vending and small transaction management company. In addition, Mr. Wilson served as a past member of the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Community Foundation as Past Chair, The St. Paul Foundation as Past Chair, Intergenerational Living and Health Care, Inc. and GiveMN.org. Mr. Wilson is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Gold Medal Park Conservancy and Friends of the Lock and Dam. Mr. Wilson’s background in legal matters and executive management provides significant insight and expertise to our board. He provides valuable guidance on the issues of corporate governance, risk management and general management.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

John Morgan

0 0

Brett Heffes

116,750 2,167,651

Steven Zola

34,625 1,172,970

Anthony Ishaug

5,250 356,538

Steven Murphy

80,732 1,902,810

Leah Goff

0 0

Alan Majerko

0 0

Paul Reyelts

0 0

Lawrence Barbetta

0 0

Jenele Grassle

0 0

Kirk MacKenzie

0 0

Mark Wilson

0 0