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Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Jeffrey A. Williams
President & Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey A. Williams has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2018. Before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2018, Mr. Williams served as President since March 2016, as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Finance, and Secretary since October 2005, and as a director since August 2011. Mr. Williams is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to joining the Company, his experience included approximately seven years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. and Coopers and Lybrand LLC in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas. His experience also includes approximately five years as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations of Wynco, LLC, a nationwide distributor of animal health products. Mr. Williams' qualifications to serve on the Board include his financial and operational experience.
Vickie D. Judy
Chief Financial Officer
Vickie D. Judy has served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2018. Before becoming Chief Financial Officer in January 2018, Ms. Judy served as Principal Accounting Officer since March 2016 and Vice President of Accounting since August 2015. Since joining the Company in May 2010, Ms. Judy has also served as Controller and Director of Financial Reporting. Ms. Judy is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to joining the Company her experience included approximately five years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. and approximately 17 years at National Home Centers, Inc., a home improvement products and building materials retailer, most recently as Vice President of Financial Reporting.

Board of Directors

William H. Henderson
William H. Henderson has served as a director since September 2002. Mr. Henderson also served as our Chief Executive Officer from October 2007 to December 2017 and as our President from May 2002 to March 2016. From 1999 until May 2002, Mr. Henderson served as Chief Operating Officer of our wholly owned operating subsidiary. From 1992 until 1998, Mr. Henderson served as General Manager of our wholly owned operating subsidiary. From 1987 until 1992, Mr. Henderson primarily held positions of District Manager and Regional Manager of our wholly owned operating subsidiary. Mr. Henderson’s qualifications to serve on the board include his more than 29 years of experience with our company and his in-depth knowledge of our company and its operations. In addition, Mr. Henderson provides significant industry experience and expertise to the board.
Daniel J. Englander
Daniel J. Englander has served as a director since February 2007. Mr. Englander is the founder and currently the Managing Partner of Ursula Capital Partners, an investment management partnership founded in 2004. From January 2005 to June 2006, Mr. Englander was a partner of Prescott Securities, an investment fund, and from October 1994 to January 2005, he was employed by Allen & Company, an investment merchant bank, most recently as Managing Director. Mr. Englander is also currently on the board of directors of Copart, Inc. and previously served as a director of Healthways, Inc., for a portion of 2014. Mr. Englander’s qualifications to serve on the board include his financial and investment experience. He also brings operational and strategic expertise, as well as business development expertise, to the board.
Robert Cameron Smith
Robert Cameron Smith has served as a director since December 2009. Mr. Smith is the founder and President of Cameron Smith & Associates, Inc., an executive recruiting firm located in Bentonville, Arkansas that he founded in 1994. He has over 20 years of experience in executive searching, beginning with Career Consultants in Southern California before starting his own agency in Los Angeles, California. He has become a leader in the retail supplier community, and is actively involved in efforts to enhance the technology, international trade opportunities and higher education resources available to world-class companies working in conjunction with major retailers. Mr. Smith’s qualifications to serve on the board include his recruiting and management selection expertise.
Ray C. Dillon
Ray C. Dillon has served as a director since August 2017. Mr. Dillon was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE: DEL) from July 2003 until his retirement in October 2016. Mr. Dillon has over 40 years of experience in the paper and forest products industry. Prior to joining Deltic Timber, Mr. Dillon served in various executive positions with Gaylord Container Corporation from 1994 through mid-2003, including Executive Vice President from 2000 through mid-2003, Vice President Primary Products from 1997 through 2000, and Vice President Mill Operations from 1994 through 1997. Mr. Dillon graduated from Mississippi State University where he received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago. Mr. Dillon's public company executive experience and operational and strategic expertise qualifies him to serve on the Company's board.
Jeffrey A. Williams
Jeffrey A. Williams has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2018. Before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2018, Mr. Williams served as President since March 2016, as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Finance, and Secretary since October 2005, and as a director since August 2011. Mr. Williams is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to joining the Company, his experience included approximately seven years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. and Coopers and Lybrand LLC in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas. His experience also includes approximately five years as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations of Wynco, LLC, a nationwide distributor of animal health products. Mr. Williams' qualifications to serve on the Board include his financial and operational experience.
Joshua G. Welch
Joshua G. Welch was elected as a director for the Company in January 2018. Mr. Welch, age 53, is the founder and currently the Managing Partner of Vicuna Capital I, LP, an investment management partnership founded in 1998. From June 1990 to June 1998, Mr. Welch was a securities analyst with the Tisch Family Interests, where he served on the board of Equimark Corp, a publicly-traded national bank. Mr. Welch's qualifications to serve on the board include his financial and analytical skills. Mr. Welch is a graduate of Williams College and Columbia Business School and has served on numerous charitable boards.
Jim von Gremp
Chairman
Jim von Gremp has served as a director since December 2015. Mr. von Gremp is a real estate investor, communication consultant, and former Wal-Mart executive. While with Wal-Mart he served in various areas including accounting, auditing, treasury, employee benefits, training/development, and public/corporate affairs. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas System from March 2005 to March 2016, serving as Chairman in 2014 and has been a Board Member of Arvest Bank-Benton County since 2004. He serves as a member of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board having been appointed in March 2016. Mr. von Gremp was Chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission from 1999-2000, and served as Executive Director of Governmental Operations for the State of Arkansas, Governor's Office under Governor Mike Huckabee from 1996-1997, and represented Arkansas District 2 (Benton County) from 1993-1996 as a State Representative. He is a Certified Public Accountant-Retired. Mr. von Gremp’s qualifications to serve on the board include his financial and investment experience.