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Encore Wire Corp (WIRE.OQ)

WIRE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

53.88USD
14 Aug 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Daniel Jones

56 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bret Eckert

53 2020 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Secretary

John Wilson

77 2015 Lead Independent Director

Gregory Fisher

69 2012 Independent Director

William Thomas

48 2007 Independent Director

Scott Weaver

61 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Daniel Jones

Mr. Daniel L. Jones serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Jones has held the office of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since February 2006. He performed the duties of the Chief Executive Officer in an interim capacity from May 2005 to February 2006. From May 1998 until February 2006, Mr. Jones was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He previously held the positions of Chief Operating Officer from October 1997 until May 1998, Executive Vice President from May 1997 to October 1997, Vice President-Sales and Marketing from 1992 to May 1997, after serving as Director of Sales since joining the Company in November 1989. Mr. Jones currently serves as a director of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney. Mr. Jones was selected as a nominee to serve as a director of the Company due to his depth of knowledge of the Company, including its strategies, operations, supply sources and markets, his extensive knowledge of the building wire industry and his past and present positions with the Company.

Bret Eckert

Mr. Bret J. Eckert serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in August 2019 as Vice President-Finance. Prior to joining the Company, Bret served as Executive Managing Director for the Houston office of Riveron Consulting LLC, a business advisory firm, from June 2018 to August 2019. Previously he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Atmos Energy Corporation in Dallas for approximately five years. He spent the first twenty-two years of his career with Ernst & Young LLP where he was a partner for ten years.

John Wilson

Mr. John H. Wilson serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wilson has been President of U.S. Equity Corporation, a venture capital firm, since 1983. Mr. Wilson was formerly a director of Capital Southwest Corporation. Mr. Wilson was selected as a nominee to serve as a director of the Company due to his extensive experience over 45 years serving as either an executive or an investor in numerous companies in industries ranging from banking, insurance, manufacturing, communications, health and transportation.

Gregory Fisher

Mr. Gregory J. Fisher serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fisher was the Chief Financial Officer of Taylor Companies, LLC, a private oil field transportation company, from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Fisher was the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Controller of ElkCorp, a formerly publicly-traded company in the building materials industry, from 2004 until it was acquired by another company in 2007. Mr. Fisher had also previously served as the Vice President Finance and Administration of Elk, a subsidiary of ElkCorp, from 1985 to 2004. Mr. Fisher serves on the Advisory Board of The Catholic Foundation of Dallas. Mr. Fisher also serves on the Parish Leadership Team of his church in Allen, Texas and is a seed investor in an internet startup company, LocoValue, Inc. He is also a Certified Management Accountant. Mr. Fisher was selected as a nominee to serve as a director of the Company due to his extensive experience in the building materials industry and his understanding of public company finance, financial reporting and internal control gained while serving a public company.

William Thomas

Mr. William R. Thomas III serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Thomas is a private investor who invests in, and provides leadership for, organizations that create financial return, social impact or both. He also serves as a director of Capital Southwest Corporation, a credit-focused business development company that is an active capital provider to middle market companies. Mr. Thomas served at Capital Southwest as Vice President from July 2010 to September 2012, Assistant Vice President from July 2008 to July 2010, and Investment associate from July 2006 until July 2008. During this time, Mr. Thomas made, enhanced and monetized investments in stand-alone private companies and add-on opportunities, served on the boards of eleven private companies, and oversaw valuation and regulatory compliance. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Thomas earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. During a portion of his time at Harvard, he served as a consultant to private equity clients at Investor Group Services. From 1993 through 2004, Mr. Thomas served in the U.S. Air Force as a pilot in multiple aircraft and a leader in areas of training, safety, acquisition and logistics operations, achieving the rank of Major. He has served as President of the Thomas Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit grant-making corporation, since 2008. Mr. Thomas is recognized as a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy. Mr. Thomas was selected as nominee to serve as a director of the Company due to his experience serving on the boards of eleven privately-held companies, one publicly-traded company and three nonprofit entities in various positions including treasurer, chairman, compliance officer, compensation committee chair and nominating and governance committee chair. Mr. Thomas brings to the Board his expertise in assisting portfolio companies in acquisition analysis, new product development planning and strategic planning.

Scott Weaver

Mr. Scott D. Weaver serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Weaver served as a director of Western Refining, Inc., a public refining and marketing company located in El Paso, Texas from 2005 until it was sold in June 2017. Mr. Weaver served as Vice President of Western Refining from December 2007 until December 2016. From August 2009 to January 2010, Mr. Weaver served as interim Treasurer of Western Refining. From August 2005 to December 2007, Mr. Weaver served as Chief Administrative Officer of Western Refining and from June 2000 to August 2005, Mr. Weaver served as Chief Financial Officer of Western Refining. From 1993 until June 2000, Mr. Weaver was the Vice President-Finance, Treasurer and Secretary of Encore Wire. Mr. Weaver also served on the board of managers of Western Refining Logistics GP, LLC, the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, L.P., a publicly-traded master limited partnership with logistics operations in the oil and gas industry until June 2017, and he served on the board of managers of Northern Tier Energy GP LLC from 2013 until 2016. Mr. Weaver was selected as a nominee to serve as a director of the Company due to his valuable knowledge of the building wire industry and familiarity with the Company gained while serving as an officer of the Company and his extensive knowledge of finance and public accounting.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Daniel Jones

2,883,950

Bret Eckert

--

John Wilson

101,810

Gregory Fisher

101,810

William Thomas

101,810

Scott Weaver

101,810
As Of  31 Dec 2019

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