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Andy Giesler
Senior Vice President Finance
hhgregg Inc,
4151 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
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Officers and Directors

Michael L. Smith
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Michael L. Smith became a Director in July 2005 and was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors in May 2012. Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Accounting Officer of Anthem, Inc., a health benefits company, from April 1999 until his retirement in January 2005. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Smith served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of American Health Network, Inc., a former subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mayflower Group, Inc., a transport company, from 1989 to 1995. He held various other management positions at Mayflower from 1974 to 1989. Mike serves on the Boards of Directors of Kite Realty Group Trust, Vectren Corporation, and Brightpoint, Inc.



Dennis L. May
President and Chief Executive Officer and Director

Dennis May

Dennis L. May, our President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director, joined us in January 1999. He has been our Chief Executive Officer since August 2009. From 1999 to January 2003 he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2003. He became a Director in connection with our recapitalization in February 2005. Mr. May joined our company as part of the acquisition of certain store leases of Sun TV & Appliance, Inc. where he held the positions of Vice President of Marketing, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.



Gregory M. Bettinelli

Gregory M. Bettinelli became a Director in July 2013.  Mr. Bettinelli is a senior executive with over 15 years of experience in the Internet and eCommerce industries.  Currently, Mr. Bettinelli is a Venture Partner with Upfront Ventures , a venture capital firm, and a co-founder of MuckerLab, a leading technology focused start-up business accelerator.  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. 



Lawrence P. Castellani

Lawrence P. Castellani became a Director in July 2005. From June 2006 to May 2008, Mr. Castellani served as a Director of Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a specialty retailer of auto parts, where he also served as the Chairman from February 2003 to May 2006 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until May 2005. Mr. Castellani served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ahold Support Services in Latin America (a division of Royal Ahold, a supermarket company) from 1998 to 2000, as Executive Vice President of Ahold USA from 1997 through 1998, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tops Friendly Markets, a grocery store chain, from 1991 through 1997.

Member
Member of the Real Estate Committee

Benjamin D. Geiger

Benjamin D. Geiger became a Director in connection with our recapitalization in Febuary 2005. Mr. Geiger joined Freeman Spogli in 1998 and became a partner in July 2008. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Geiger was employed by Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Member
Member of the Executive Committee

Catherine A Langham

Catherine A Langham became a Director in February 2010. Ms. Langham is the President and owner of Langham Logistics, Inc., a global freight management company that she co-founded in 1988. Ms. Langham also serves on the Boards of Directors for The Finish Line, an athletic shoe retailer and Celadon Group, Inc., a trucking company.



John M. Roth

John M. Roth became a Director in connection with the recapitalization. Mr. Roth joined Freeman Spogli in 1988 and became a General Partner in 1993. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Roth was employed by Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Roth serves as a Director on the Board of El Pollo Loco, Inc., a restaurant chain. Mr. Roth has also served on the Boards of Directors of AFC Enterprises, Inc., a restaurant franchisor and operator, and Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., an automotive retailer.



Member
Member of the Executive Committee

Peter M. Starrett

Peter M. Starrett became a Director of our board in connection with our recapitalization and served as vice chairman of our board from the recapitalization to April 2007. In 1998, Mr. Starrett founded Peter Starrett Associates, a retail advisory firm, and currently serves as its President. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Starrett served as the President of Warner Bros. Studio Stores Worldwide. Previously, he held senior executive positions at both Federated Department Stores and May Department Stores. Mr. Starrett also serves on the Boards of Directors of Guitar Center, Inc., a musical instruments retailer, Pacific Sunwear, Inc., a clothing retailer, and PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a retailer of pet food and supplies.



Committee Chair
Chair of the Real Estate Committee

Kathleen C Tierney

Kathleen C Tierney became a Director in February 2010. Ms. Tierney currently serves as Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Sur La Table, a privately held retailer of kitchenware and tabletop accessories, and previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sur La Table from 2004 until 2008. Prior to joining Sur La Table, Ms. Tierney was an independent management consultant.
 



Member
Member of the Real Estate Committee

Darell E. Zink

Darell E. Zink became a Director in August 2007. Since October 2004, Mr. Zink has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Capital Partners, LLC, a real estate investment management firm. Prior to that, Mr. Zink served as Vice Chairman of Duke Realty Corporation from January 2004 to October 2004 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 1993 to December 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Zink was a General Partner in the private company predecessor of Duke Realty Corporation from June 1982 to October 1993. Mr. Zink has served as Chief Executive Officer of HKZ Enterprises, a real estate development company, since September 2004. Presently, Mr. Zink serves as a Director on the Board of Kite Realty Group Trust, a REIT. He is past Chairman, Director and current member of the Executive Committee of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman and current member of the Board of Directors for the Challenge Foundation Academy, on the Advisory Council for La Plaza and Past President of the Park Tudor School Board of Trust, the Park Tudor Foundation, the CICOA Foundation and the Pleasant Run Foundation. He also served as a Director at People's Bank, VEI, Duke Realty Corporation and Windrose Medical Properties Trust.



Member
Member of the Real Estate Committee


Management

Dennis L. May
President and Chief Executive Officer and Director

Dennis May

Dennis L. May, our President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director, joined us in January 1999. He has been our Chief Executive Officer since August 2009. From 1999 to January 2003 he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2003. He became a Director in connection with our recapitalization in February 2005. Mr. May joined our company as part of the acquisition of certain store leases of Sun TV & Appliance, Inc. where he held the positions of Vice President of Marketing, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.




Andrew S. Giesler
Interim Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)

Andrew Giesler

Andrew S. Giesler, Senior Vice President, Finance, has been appointed by the Board to serve as interim Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer) and Secretary effective January 31, 2014 until a new Chief Financial Officer and Secretary is appointed.

Mr. Giesler has served the Company in several roles since joining the Company in May 2007, including Senior Vice President, Finance, Vice President, Finance, Vice President, Controller and Director of Finance and Investor Relations.




Jeffery G. Haines
Chief Merchandising Officer

Jeffery Haines

Jeffery G. Haines, our Chief Merchandising Officer, joined us in March 2013. Mr. Haines has over 30 years of retail experience, including merchandising and advertising. From January 2008 through October 2011, Mr. Haines served as Chief Executive Officer of NSA Media, an advertising agency and a division of the InterPublic Group of Companies. From 2004 through December 2007, Mr. Haines served as President of the Alliance Media Division, a print media division of NSA Media. Prior to 2004, Mr. Haines served for 24 years as a senior executive for Sears, Roebuck and Company, with his last position as Vice President, Strategic Retail Marketing and also served in the roles of Vice President & GMM and Divisional Merchandise Manager.




Julie C. Lyle
Chief Marketing Officer

Julie Lyle

Julie C. Lyle, our Chief Marketing Officer, joined us December 9, 2013.  Prior to joining h.h.gregg, Ms. Lyle  served in the role of Chief Marketing Officer for Prudential Corporation-Asia based in Hong Kong.  In this role, she was responsible for marketing, branding and reputation management for the fastest growing division of Prudential.  Ms. Lyle held the role of Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer for Pamida Holdings Corporation as well as Senior Vice President/Corporate Officer, Marketing, Advertising and Administration for Walmart Stores.  While at Walmart, Ms. Lyle  was responsible for all marketing strategy, private label development, channel integration, communications and in-store experience for 4,600 locations.  Her extensive experience prior to Walmart, includes Senior- and Executive-level roles with Raytheon Professional Services, Voyager Expanded Learning, and Ripley Marketing Group.




Trent Taylor
Chief Information Officer

Trent Taylor

Trent E. Taylor, our Chief Information Officer, joined us in September 2011. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Taylor served as an executive for Walgreen Company, with his last position as an Executive Vice President. Mr. Taylor has over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, including systems architecture, data center infrastructure, networking, applications and e-commerce.




Charles B. Young
Chief Human Resources Officer

Charles Young

Charles B. Young, our Chief Human Resources Officer, joined us in January 2008. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Young served as Vice President of Human Resources Store Operations and Supply Chain for the Sears Holding Company, a retail company, from 2006 to December 2007. He also served in roles as the Vice President of Human Resources – for the Sears Retail Stores and the Director of Human Resources while working for Sears.
 





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NYSE: HGG

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