BOARD OF DIRECTORS

James Fletcher

Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Audit Committee

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Dan Krahn

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John Hale

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Peter Tessler

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Greg Lovell

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Ben Mackovak

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Andy Scoggin

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William Rawlings

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Michael M. Mooney

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Mark Miller  | Chairman of the Board

Mark is Managing Member and CEO of Miller Family Holdings, LLC, a private equity investment firm based in Portland, Oregon, with ownership in real estate, start-up and long term operating companies. He is also CEO and Managing Member of Signature Northwest LLC, an operating grocery chain with stores in the Portland area market. Mr. Miller served previously as the Senior Vice President of Natural Beverage for Columbia Distributing, the region’s largest distributor of beer, wine, and natural beverages with annual sales exceeding $500 million. Before joining Columbia, he served as a partner with Team Northwest, a large independent food broker, and as President and owner of Signature Sales, which was acquired by Team Northwest. Mr. Miller is a member of the Board of Metropolitan Family Service, Portland State University Foundation, Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management, The Portland Art Museum and the Young Presidents’ Organization. Mr. Miller received his MBA from Graziadio School of Business and Management of Pepperdine University in 2004.

James Fletcher  | Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Audit Committeer

James is the former Senior Vice President of Univar Corporation, the world’s largest industrial chemical distributor that supplies products and distribution services to all major industrial markets. Mr. Fletcher oversaw worldwide business development and served on the board of Univar Europe. He led the acquisition team that built its European business to over $1 billion in sales volume, expanded the Canadian and United States businesses and opened the Mexican market. He also served for the past six years as Chairman of the Board of Vacation Internationale, which owns and operates 28 vacation resorts in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Mr. Fletcher is currently a significant investor in various real estate construction projects in Seattle, Boise, Yakima, Evansville, Indiana and LaPaz, Baja, Mexico. Mr. Fletcher graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1965 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and in 1971 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Mr. Fletcher is a former senior partner in K&L Gates, now one of the largest law firms in the country, where he headed the real estate practice, and was involved in taking both Microsoft and Starbucks public. Mr. Fletcher and his wife divide their time between Sun Valley, Seattle and LaPaz, Mexico.

Dan Krahn

Dan is the President and part owner of Krahn’s Home Furnishings, the largest furniture store in McCall, Idaho. Mr. Krahn is active in local community and charitable activities and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for McCall Memorial Hospital, a part of St. Luke’s Health System. He graduated in 1978 from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Mr. Krahn has been a resident of McCall for over 30 years.

Peter Tessler

Peter began his career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs’ Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Following his passion for real estate, Peter founded ZT Realty in 2009. After researching and studying the New York City real estate market, Peter and his partners quickly identified Brooklyn as an emerging market and focused their efforts on maximizing value in the growing borough. Peter worked with the Department of Buildings, local police precincts and the Landmarks Conservancy to restore select properties and improve safety and security within the buildings and the surrounding areas. Under Peter’s leadership, the firm has built a solid reputation for successfully revitalizing historic properties with best-in-class services that enhance and improve the quality of life for Tenants.

John Hale

John began his career as an examiner for the Office of the Controller of the Currency. He established a bank consultancy firm which he sold to KMPG and joined their National Regulatory Advisory Practice. He spent a tour in Mexico City as the Partner in Charge for KMPG’s Advisory Services in Latin America. Upon his return to the US and acting as a Chief Risk Officer for a credit card bank he returned to KMPG. He resumed leadership of KMPG’s National Commercial Risk Practice. He retired from KPMG in 2015. He has been active in Boise business community through his work as Chairman of the Capital City Development Corporation in Boise, Board membership of The Trailhead, Boise’s entrepreneurial incubator and serves on the Board of Advisors for University of Idaho College of Business and Economics.

Greg Lovell

Greg has been Chief Executive Officer of Idaho First Bank since its organization in 2005. Mr. Lovell has an extensive banking and bank consulting background. He is the former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of First Bank of Idaho, FSB of Ketchum, Idaho. Mr. Lovell guided that bank from its inception to its becoming the dominant bank in the Sun Valley area with a 37% market share. Prior to starting First Bank of Idaho, Mr. Lovell was Senior Vice President of Bank of America, N.A. He was in charge of all commercial and private banking activities of their Idaho bank subsidiary. Mr. Lovell began his banking career with Idaho First National Bank with various lending positions including Vice President, Corporate Banking, where he handled large corporate loans. He worked to establish a Ketchum loan production office (subsequently converted to a branch) for Idaho Independent Bank of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and as a bank consultant with FiCap Strategic Partners of Denver, Colorado. In this capacity, he served as Chief Credit Officer of a bank that had engaged FiCap to provide management as a result of regulatory action. He also provided other credit review process for various banks. Mr. Lovell graduated from Brigham Young University of Provo, Utah in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. He obtained a Masters Degree equivalent from Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, Washington in 1995.

Ben Mackovak

Ben is the Co-Founder and Managing Member of Strategic Value Bank Partners, an investment partnership specializing in community banks. Prior to Strategic Value Bank Partners, Ben was the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Cavalier Capital, an investment fund based in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to founding Cavalier Capital, he was the Senior Analyst at Rivanna Capital, an investment fund based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Prior to working at Rivanna Capital, Ben worked at First American Trust, an investment firm based in Newport Beach, California. He began his career at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Mackovak holds an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from Kent State University.

William Rawlings

William is the former Chief Financial Officer for Agri Beef Co. in Boise, Idaho. He was a founding shareholder in the Company retiring after 30 years of service. He continues to serve the Company as director and as a member of the Finance Committee. Mr. Rawlings is also an active participant in various partnership interests in the Treasure Valley. He has served previously on various boards including: MWI Veterinary Supply Co., General Fire & Casualty Co., and Crane Creek Country Club. Mr. Rawlings received his BS degree from the University of Utah School of Business and is a CPA (retired).

Andy Scoggin

Andy began his career as an attorney with a Bay Area law firm and joined the Albertsons grocery chain as a member of management in 1993. He currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Labor Relations, Public Affairs and Governmental Relations for Albertsons LLC. Andy has over 27 years in senior executive management positions with national and regional retail food and drug retailers.

Michael M. Mooney

Mr. Mooney retired in February 2016, as President of the Bank of the Cascades, Idaho Region, which he had joined to serve in that position in August, 2003. During his 42-year banking career, he also served as Executive Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Region for KeyBank, President for KeyBank of Idaho, and President and CEO of Farmers & Merchants State Bank. He has a BS in Finance from Utah State University, an MBA from Idaho State University, and graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington. Mr. Mooney’s past community service includes Board Chairman of the Boise Metro Chamber, West Region of St. Luke’s Health System, as well as the Idaho Bankers Association. Mike also represented Idaho on the Federal Reserve Board Salt Lake City Branch and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle. Mr. Mooney remains active in the community, currently serving on the boards of Delta Dental of Idaho, United Heritage Financial Group, Andrus Center, Idaho Business for Education and the Idaho Energy Resource Authority.

Mark Miller

Chairman of the Board

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