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BOOT BARN UPDATES DIRECTOR PROFILES
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Boot Barn recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profiles of Directors are shown below.
SECTION 1: Updated Profiles
SECTION 2: Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. Key Financials
MANAGEMENT'S SCORECARD FOR BOOT BARN HOLDINGS, INC.:
Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. is placed 2,410/2,588 in the BSS News Bites ranking of NYSE performers in the past year, a percentile ranking of 7.
Gregory V. Hackman. Mr. Hackman has been our Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since January 2015. Prior to joining Boot Barn, Mr. Hackman was with Claire's Stores, Inc. from 2008 to 2015 where Mr. Hackman served as Vice President of Finance and Global Controller. Before joining Claire's Stores, Inc., Mr. Hackman served in a variety of financial roles, first at the May Department Stores Company, Inc. and then at Macy's, Inc., for more than 20 years with responsibilities including financial planning, reporting and analysis, expense planning and payroll. Mr. Hackman also has experience in public accounting. Mr. Hackman received a B.S.B.A. from the University of Missouri.
Salary ($): 331,560
Stock Awards ($): 24,885
Option Awards ($): 137,745
All Other Compensation ($): 10,600
Total ($): 504,790
James G. Conroy
Mr. Conroy has been a director and our President and Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Prior to joining Boot Barn, Mr. Conroy was with Claire's Stores, Inc. from 2007 to 2012 where Mr. Conroy served as Chief Operating Officer and Interim Co‑Chief Executive Officer in 2012, President from 2009 to 2012 and Executive Vice President from 2007 to 2009. Before joining Claire's Stores, Inc., Mr. Conroy was also employed by Blockbuster Entertainment Group from 1996 to 1998, Kurt Salmon Associates from 2003 to 2005 and Deloitte Consulting in various capacities. Mr. Conroy received a bachelor's degree in business management and marketing and a master's degree in business administration from Cornell University. We believe Mr. Conroy is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his expertise in the strategic and operational aspects of the retail industry, which he has gained during his 24 years working in the industry.
Salary ($): 695,483
Stock Awards ($): 105,804
Option Awards ($): 357,742
All Other Compensation ($): 10,600
Total ($): 1,169,629
Mr. Starrett has served as Chairman of the Board since 2012 and as a member of our board of directors since 2011. From May to November of 2012, Mr. Starrett served as our interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Starrett has over 30 years of experience in the retail industry. In 1998, Mr. Starrett founded Peter Starrett Associates, a retail advisory firm, and has served as its President since that time. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Starrett served as the President of Warner Bros. Studio Stores Worldwide, a specialty retailer. Previously, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Children's Place, a specialty clothing retailer. Prior to that, he held senior executive positions at both Federated Department Stores and May Department Stores, each a department store retailer. Mr. Starrett serves on the board of directors of Floor & Decor, Inc., a retailer of hard surface flooring. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of several private companies. Previously, he was also Chairman of the Board of Pacific Sunwear, Inc., and served on the board of directors of hhgregg, Inc. Mr. Starrett received a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver and received a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University. We believe that Mr. Starrett is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive experience as an officer and director of both public and private companies in the retail industry.
Brad J. Brutocao
Mr. Brutocao has served as a member of our board of directors since 2011. In 1997, Mr. Brutocao joined Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity investment firm and a stockholder, and, in 2008, became a partner. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Brutocao was employed by Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group and Corporate Finance Department. Mr. Brutocao currently serves on the boards of directors of the parent entities of Arhaus LLC, a home furnishings retailer, City Barbeque, a fast-casual restaurant concept, Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc., a retailer of hard surface flooring, Plantation Products LLC, a supplier of lawn and garden consumables, and Regent Holding, a supplier of home decor and accent products. Mr. Brutocao received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. We believe that Mr. Brutocao is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his experience managing investments in, and serving on the boards of, companies operating in the retail and consumer industries.
Brenda I. Morris
Ms. Morris was appointed to our Board of Directors in September 2014. Ms. Morris has over 30 years of experience in finance, accounting and operations roles, with over 25 years in the consumer products, retail and wholesale sectors. In October 2016, Ms. Morris joined Apex Parks Group, a privately held operating company formed in 2014 acquiring 17 amusement parks and family entertainment centers since inception, as its Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Morris previously served at Hot Topic, Inc., a specialty retailer, as Senior Vice President, Finance from 2015 to October 2016. Ms. Morris previously served as Chief Financial Officer for 5.11 Tactical, a tactical gear and apparel wholesaler and retailer, from 2013 to 2015, as Chief Financial Officer for Love Culture, a young women's fashion retailer, from 2011 to 2013, and as Chief Financial Officer for Icicle Seafoods, a premium seafood processor and distributor, from 2009 to 2011. Ms. Morris was also Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of iFloor.com from 2007 to 2009, Chief Financial Officer at Zumiez Inc. from 2003 to 2007, and Director of Finance and then Vice President/Chief Financial Officer at K2 Corporation from 1999 to 2003. Ms. Morris also serves on the Board of Directors for Duluth Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq, DLTH) as well as on their Compensation Committee, joining their board in September 2015. Ms. Morris also serves on the advisory board of Asarasi, Inc., and she has served on the Pacific Lutheran University Board of Regents since 2011. Ms. Morris has served on several non-profit boards in various capacities, including Treasurer, and on an audit committee and a compensation committee. Ms. Morris is a CPA (inactive), Certified Management Accountant and Certified Global Management Accountant. Ms. Morris holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Pacific Lutheran University and a M.B.A. from Seattle University. We believe that Ms. Morris is qualified to serve on our board of directors because her extensive experience in accounting and executive management provides her with the ability to share valuable insights into financial reporting, corporate finance, transactional knowledge and operations.
Mr. Bettinelli has served as a member of our board of directors since 2012. Mr. Bettinelli has over 15 years of experience in the Internet and e‑commerce industries. Since January 2014, Mr. Bettinelli has been a Partner with Upfront Ventures, a venture capital firm. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Bettinelli was the Chief Marketing Officer for HauteLook, a leading online flash‑sale retailer. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Bettinelli was Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Live Nation, a ticketing business. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Bettinelli held a number of leadership positions at eBay, including Senior Director of Business Development at StubHub and Director of Event Tickets and Media. Mr. Bettinelli also previously served on the board of directors of hhgregg, Inc., a retailer of appliances and consumer electronics. Mr. Bettinelli received a bachelor's degree from the University of San Diego and a master's degree in business administration from Pepperdine University. We believe that Mr. Bettinelli is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his extensive experience in online retail marketing and e‑commerce.
Christian B. Johnson
Mr. Johnson has served as a member of our board of directors since 2011. In 2006, Mr. Johnson joined Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity investment firm and a stockholder, and, in January 2016, became a partner. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Johnson was employed by Wachovia Securities (now Wells Fargo Securities) in the Leveraged Finance Group. Mr. Johnson currently serves on the boards of directors of the parent entities of First Watch Restaurants, Inc., a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant chain, Osprey Packs, Inc., an iconic, outdoor lifestyle brand, and Regent Holding Company, a designer and wholesaler of home decor and accent products. Mr. Johnson received his bachelor's degree from Colgate University. We believe that Mr. Johnson is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his experience and insights into strategic expansion opportunities, transactional structuring and debt and equity financing.
KEY FINANCIALS, Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT):
(All figures percent)
|BOOT||Revenue Growth||EPS Growth||Operating Margin||ROE|
|BOOT||Share Price (USD)||Market Capitalisation (USD)|
|1 Year ago||9.1||240.3 million|
|2 Years ago||33.4||832.6 million|
+ Revenue growth rate is positive and has seen consecutive rises in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]
|Year||Revenue Growth||EPS Growth|