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H. Sanford Riley joined the Board of Directors in May 2023. He has served as President and CEO of Richardson Financial Group Limited, a specialized financial services company, since 2003. Prior to this, he served for 10 years as President and CEO and later as Chairman of Investor Group, Inc., Canada’s largest mutual fund company. Mr. Riley has served as a member the board of directors of Molson Coors (NYSE: TAP) since 2015 and RF Capital Group Inc. (TSX: RCG) since 2021. In addition, Mr. Riley previously served as a director of Canadian Western Bank (TSX: CWB) from 2011 to 2022, The North West Company (TSX: NWC) from 2002 to 2022, and Manitoba Hydro, where he served as Chairman from 2016 to 2018. Mr. Riley is also involved with various community organizations, including serving as Chairman of the University of Winnipeg Foundation past Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg and past Chairman of the Manitoba Business Council. Mr. Riley holds a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University and is a Member of the Order of Manitoba and the Order of Canada.

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John Lowe, President and Chief Executive Officer of CPI Card Group, has more than two decades of senior executive and financial leadership experience. He joined CPI as Chief Financial Officer in 2018 and also served as SVP & General Manager of Secure Card and Executive Vice President, End-to-End Payment Solutions before assuming the President and CEO role in January 2024. Prior to joining CPI, Lowe spent eight years at SquareTwo Financial Corp., most recently as Chief Financial Officer, and spent his early career within the Capital Markets and Audit practices at Deloitte. Lowe graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Science in both Accounting and Finance.

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Thomas Furey currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sagetech Avionics, Inc., (“Sagetech”) a privately held aerospace electronics company. Sagetech was incorporated in 2019 after a divisional carve out from Sagetech Corporation, for which Mr. Furey held the position of Chief Operating Officer since 2015. From 2014 to 2015, Mr. Furey served as Vice President of manufacturing and engineering at Unitec, Inc., a point-of-sale payments equipment company, before which he ran his own operations consultancy firm from 2012-2013. From 2004 to 2012, Mr. Furey held various executive positions at Standard Register Company, including Vice President of manufacturing, Chief Supply Chain Officer and President of Standard Register’s industrial business. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Furey was in charge of North American operations for Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY), a label materials manufacturer. Mr. Furey also held positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing leadership at AlliedSignal, Inc. (which acquired Honeywell Inc. in 1999 and took its name) from 1994 to 2001 and was selected as the AlliedSignal fellow to the “Leaders for Manufacturing” program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) from 1997-1999. He began his career as a Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Furey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering degree from California State University Northridge, as well as a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from MIT. Mr. Furey brings to the Board extensive experience in high volume manufacturing, operations and executive leadership.

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Ravi Mallela joined the Board of Directors in 2023. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of National Mortgage Insurance Holdings Inc. (“NMIH”) a publicly-traded mortgage insurance company and serves on its Executive Committee. Prior to joining NMIH, Mr. Mallela served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First Hawaiian Group and First Hawaiian Bank from September 2018 until January 2022. Prior to joining First Hawaiian, Mr. Mallela served as Senior Vice President, Head of Finance and Treasury of First Republic Bank from 2013 to 2018. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of San Francisco.

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Lisa Oleson joined the Board of Directors in May 2024. She is the Chief Financial Officer at Tricor Pacific Capital Inc., a Canadian Single-Family Office that makes control investments in middle market companies, commercial real estate, and land development. Ms. Oleson currently serves on the board of directors of Dinoflex Group LP, a manufacturer of premium recycled rubber flooring with distribution across North America.  Prior to joining Tricor Pacific Capital, Ms. Oleson held progressively senior finance roles in financial services, recycling, franchising, and heavy equipment. Ms. Oleson is a CGA CPA in British Columbia, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with Honors from Laurentian University.

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Nicholas Peters has served on our board of directors since 2007. Mr. Peters is a Managing Director at Parallel49 Equity, (formerly Tricor Pacific Capital), a private equity firm that makes investments in lower middle market companies in the United States and Canada, which he joined in 2002 and also began serving as Parallel49’s Chief Financial Officer in 2012. Prior to joining Parallel49, Mr. Peters was a Senior Manager at Arthur Andersen LLP in Chicago. Mr. Peters is the Chairman of BFG Supply Company LLC and Certified Recycling and has served on the board of several other Parallel49 investment companies. Mr. Peters holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton in Ohio. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is affiliated with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of CPAs. Mr. Peters brings to the board strong finance and accounting skills, as well as valuable experience from his oversight of the management and operations of several of Parallel49’s portfolio companies.

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Marc Sheinbaum has served on our Board of Directors since 2019. Since 2017, Mr. Sheinbaum has been an advisor to venture capital and private equity firms. From 2014 to 2016, he was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Higher One Holdings, Inc., a payments technology provider for higher education. From 2007 through 2013, Mr. Sheinbaum was the Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Auto and Education Finance at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM). Earlier in his career, Mr. Sheinbaum held positions at GE Capital Corporation and American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), as well as Coopers & Lybrand Management Consulting. Mr. Sheinbaum holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from State University of New York at Albany and a Masters in Business Administration from New York University. He brings over 30 years of experience in payments and consumer financial services, public company leadership and turnaround situations.

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Valerie Soranno Keating has served on our Board of Directors since May 2018. Ms. Soranno Keating has been senior advisor to a number of private equity firms in the U.S. and Europe since 2017. From November 2009 through May 2015 she was the Chief Executive Officer of Barclaycard, the global payments division of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS), with $60 billion in assets and over 30 million customers throughout the U.S., Europe and South Africa. Before joining Barclays, Ms. Soranno Keating held a variety of executive positions at American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) from May 1993 through May 2009 including President, Travelers Cheques & Prepaid Services, Executive Vice President Global Commercial Services, Executive Vice President Global Merchant Services, Emerging Global Businesses & Network Expansion, and Vice President Corporate Strategic Planning. Ms. Soranno Keating holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Lehigh University. She brings to the Board over 20 years of experience in both executive and board roles across a broad spectrum of payments and related businesses. Ms. Soranno Keating brings to the Board over 25 years of experience in the payments industry. Ms. Soranno Keating also serves on the board of directors of One Main Financial (NYSE: OMF), a consumer lending business.