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Primerica Board of Directors

Mr. Addison was elected to our Board of Directors in October 2009. Mr. Addison has been the Chief Executive Officer of Addison Leadership Group, a company that provides leaders training and consulting, since April 2015. He also serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Primerica Distribution. Mr. Addison served as the Company’s Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1999 through March 2015 and served the Company in various capacities since 1982 when he joined us as a business systems analyst. He has served in numerous officer roles with Primerica Life Insurance Company (“Primerica Life”), a life insurance underwriter, and Primerica Financial Services, LLC, a general agent, both of which are subsidiaries of Primerica. He served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Primerica Life, as well as Executive Vice President and Group Executive Vice President of Marketing. In 1995, he became President of the Primerica operating unit of Citigroup Inc. and was promoted to Co-Chief Executive Officer in 1999. Mr. Addison serves on the board of directors of the National Monuments Foundation. Mr. Addison received his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Georgia and his M.B.A. from Georgia State University.

Joel M. Babbit was elected to our Board of Directors in August 2011. Mr. Babbit is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Narrative Content Group, LLC (NCG), one of the nation's leading resources for the production and distribution of digital content. Prior to launching NCG in 2009, Mr. Babbit spent more than 20 years in the advertising and public relations industry, creating two of the largest advertising agencies in the Southeastern US – Babbit and Reiman (acquired by London-based GGT) and 360 (acquired by WPP’s Grey Global Group). Following the acquisition of 360 by Grey Global Group in 2002, Mr. Babbit served as President and Chief Creative Officer of the resulting entity, Grey Atlanta, until 2009. He also previously served as President of WPP’s GCI, one of the world's ten largest public relations firms, and as Executive Vice President and General Manager for the New York office of advertising agency Chiat/Day Inc. Following his hometown of Atlanta being awarded the 1996 Summer Olympics, and at the request of Mayor Maynard Jackson, Mr. Babbit took a leave of absence from the private sector to serve as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for the City of Atlanta and as a member of the Mayor’s cabinet. Mr. Babbit also serves on the board of directors of Greensky, Inc. He received an B.A. degree in Journalism degree from the University of Georgia and was awarded the Henry Grady School of Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

P. George Benson was elected to our Board of Directors in April 2010. Since July 2014, Mr. Benson has been a Professor of Decision Sciences at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. He served as the President of the College of Charleston from February 2007 through June 2014. From June 1998 until January 2007, he was Dean of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. From July 1993 to June 1998, Mr. Benson served as Dean of the Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University and, prior to that, Mr. Benson was on the faculty of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Benson currently serves as Past Chairman of the board of directors for the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, having chaired such board from 2013 to 2019. He was Chairman of the board of overseers for the Baldrige Award Program from 2004 to 2007 and was a national judge for the Baldrige Award from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Benson also serves on the board of directors of AGCO Corporation and served on the board of directors of Crawford & Company from July 2005 to May 2019. Mr. Benson received a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Bucknell University, completed graduate work in operations research in the Engineering School of New York University and earned a Ph.D. in business from the University of Florida.

Ms. Cottle has been the Vice President of Global Public Policy, Government Affairs & Social Impact of Dropbox, Inc. (“Dropbox”) since August 2016. In this role, she oversees Dropbox’s Global Public Policy and Government Affairs teams, serving as lead strategist for all of Dropbox’s public policy and government affairs issues globally including privacy. She also oversees Dropbox’s Social Impact team, which is responsible for all of its philanthropic endeavors and ESG-related work. Ms. Cottle joined Dropbox in July 2015 and served as the Head of Global Public Policy and Government Affairs until she also assumed responsibility for Social Impact work in June 2016 and was promoted to Vice President in August 2016. Prior to joining Dropbox, Ms. Cottle served as Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy for the Americas of Apple Inc. from 2014 to 2015. She has over 25 years of government affairs experience, including for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, where she served as the chief strategist for all policy areas under its jurisdiction, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”), where she served as the chief negotiator of the investment provisions of multiple U.S. free trade agreements and bilateral investment treaties. Prior to her work at the USTR, Ms. Cottle worked in the International Group of the law firm Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale) and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Ms. Cottle has a B.A. degree from Saint Louis University and a J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School.

Gary L. Crittenden was elected to our Board of Directors in July 2013. Mr. Crittenden has been a private investor and has served as a non-employee Executive Director of HGGC, LLC (HGGC), a California-based middle-market private equity firm, since January 2017. He previously served as a Managing Partner of HGGC from July 2009 to January 2017, Chairman of HGGC from August 2013 to January 2017 and Chief Executive Officer of HGGC from April 2012 to August 2013. From March 2009 to July 2009, Mr. Crittenden was Chairman of Citi Holdings, an operating segment of Citigroup that comprises financial services company Citi Brokerage and Asset Management, Global Consumer Finance and Special Assets Portfolios, and from March 2007 to March 2009 he served as Chief Financial Officer of Citigroup. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of the American Express Company from 2000 to 2007. Prior to American Express, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Monsanto, Sears Roebuck and Company, Melville Corporation and Filene’s Basement. On three separate occasions, the readers of Institutional Investor Magazine named Mr. Crittenden one of the “Best CFOs in America.” Mr. Crittenden spent the first twelve years of his career at Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm, where he became a partner. Mr. Crittenden also serves on the boards of directors of Extra Space Storage Inc., Pluralsight, Inc. and Zions Bancorporation. He received a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Cynthia N. Day was elected to the Company’s Board of Directors in January 2014. Ms. Day has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Bancshares Corporation and Citizens Trust Bank since February 2012. Citizens Bancshares Corporation was a publicly held corporation until January 2017. She served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Citizens Trust Bank from February 2003 to January 2012 and served as its acting President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2012 to February 2012. She previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and in other capacities of Citizens Federal Savings Bank of Birmingham from 1993 until its acquisition by Citizens Trust Bank in 2003. She served as an audit manager for KPMG until 1993 before joining Citizens Trust Bank. Ms. Day also serves on the board of directors of PROG Holdings, Inc., the National Banker’s Association and the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. She served on the board of directors of Aaron’s Inc. from October 2011 to December 2020. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of CPAs and a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta. Ms. Day received a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama.

Mr. Dheer was elected to our Board of Directors in October 2019. Mr. Dheer has been the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CENTRL, Inc., a privacy management and risk platform for enterprises, since September 2015. He previously served as a consultant to Apple Inc. in the payments area from July 2014 to August 2015. In November 1999, Mr. Dheer founded CashEdge, a pioneer in developing innovative payments products for banks, which was acquired by Fiserv, a global leader in fintech and payments, in 2011. He led the CashEdge business division at Fiserv from September 2011 to June 2013. In addition, Mr. Dheer served as a Principal at McKinsey & Co., where he worked from September 1992 to October 1999. Mr. Dheer received an M.B.A from Stanford Business School where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, an M.A. degree in Computer Science from Queens College, City University of New York, an M.A. in Economics from Washington State University, and a B.A. degree and M.A. degree in History from Delhi University. He has authored over 14 patents.

Beatriz R. Perez was elected to our Board of Directors in May 2014. She has been the SVP and Chief Communications, Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships Officer for The Coca-Cola Company since May 2017. Ms. Perez has served as The Coca-Cola Company’s first Chief Sustainability Officer since 2011, where she developed and led progress against comprehensive global sustainability commitments with a focus on water stewardship and women’s economic empowerment. She previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for Coca-Cola North America. Ms. Perez began her career at The Coca-Cola Company in 1996 and held various roles in brand management and field operations before becoming Chief Marketing Officer. She serves on the board of directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. Ms. Perez received a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland.

Mr. Williams was elected to our Board of Directors in October 2009. He has served as our non-executive Chairman of the Board since April 2015 and as Chairman from October 2009 through March 2015. He served as the Company’s Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1999 through March 2015 and has served our Company since 1989 in various capacities, including as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Primerica operating unit of Citigroup. Mr. Williams also serves on the board of directors of Crawford & Company. Mr. Williams served on the board of directors of Usana Health Sciences, Inc. from March 2016 to May 2018. Mr. Williams received both his B.S. degree and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Glenn J. Williams has served as our Chief Executive Officer since April 2015. He served as the Company’s President from 2005 to April 2015. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Field and Product Marketing for international operations from 2000 to 2005, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Primerica Canada from 1996 to 2000, and in roles of increasing responsibility as part of Primerica’s international expansion team in Canada from 1985 to 2000. He began his career with Primerica in 1981 as a member of the company’s sales force and joined the Home Office team in 1983. Mr. Williams received his B.S. degree in Education from Baptist University of America. He currently serves on the board of trustees for the Georgia Baptist Foundation.

Barbara A. Yastine was elected to our Board of Directors in December 2010. She served as Co-CEO of Lebenthal Holdings, a private asset management firm, from September 2015 to June 2016. She previously served as Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ally Bank from March 2012 to September 2015 and as Chair of Ally Bank and Chief Administrative Officer of Ally Financial Inc. (“Ally Financial”), from May 2010 to March 2012. Prior to joining Ally Financial, she served as a Principal of Southgate Alternative Investments, a start-up diversified alternative asset manager, beginning in June 2007. She served as Chief Financial Officer for investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston from October 2002 to August 2004. From 1987 through 2002, Ms. Yastine worked at Citigroup and its predecessor companies in various roles including Chief Auditor and Chief Financial Officer of its Consumer Finance and Corporate and Investment Bank businesses. Ms. Yastine also serves on the board of directors of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, Zions Bancorporation, and Alkami Technology, Inc. She served on the board of directors of First Data Corporation from September 2016 to July 2019 and received a B.A. degree in Journalism and an M.B.A. from New York University.