People: Raven Industries Inc (RAVN.OQ)
16 Jul 2018
Mr. Thomas S. Everist is Independent Director of the company. He was the Independent Chairman of the Board of Raven Industries Inc. Mr. Everist is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Everist Company, an investment and land development company located in Sioux Falls, SD, positions he has held since 2002. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of L.G. Everist, Inc. from 1987 to 2002. Both companies are involved in production of construction materials including aggregate, concrete and asphalt. Since 2006, he has been a managing member of South Maryland Creek Ranch, LLC, a land development company, and President of SMCR, Inc., an investment company. He has been a managing member of MCR Builders, LLC, which provides residential building services to South Maryland Creek Ranch, LLC, since 2014. He is a director and chairman of the board of Everist Health, Inc., a personalized medicine company that develops and commercializes unique medical technology. In addition to leading his various companies, he also serves as an independent director of MDU Resources Group, Inc., Bismarck, ND, a publicly traded energy and utility company, where he chairs the Compensation Committee. He is also a director of several non-public companies, including Showplace Wood Products and Bell, Inc. We believe Mr. Everist is qualified to serve on the Board because he is a well-respected professional and community leader within the Company’s home state of South Dakota and is able to provide local perspective on issues facing the Company. Additionally, Mr. Everist has a strong understanding of production and logistical operations and brings demonstrated success in business and leadership skills, serving as president and chairman of his companies. As result, he has an understanding of accounting principles, internal controls and audit committee functions and is considered an audit committee financial expert.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||53,500|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||70,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||123,500|