Governance at a Glance

The table/chart/grid below provides an overview of the individual directors that make up each committee. To learn more about a particular director or committee, please reference the links below.

Chair
Member
Chairman of the board
Financial expert
Board Members Audit Compensation Nominating and Corporate Governance

Jason S. Brooks  

Mike Brooks

Glenn Corlett  

Audit

Michael Finn

Compensation
Nominating and Corporate Governance

Robyn R. Hahn

Compensation
Nominating and Corporate Governance

Courtney Haning

Audit
Nominating and Corporate Governance

William Jordan

Audit
Compensation

Curtis Loveland

Robert Moore, Jr.

Compensation
Nominating and Corporate Governance

James Stewart

Compensation

Tracie A. Winbigler  

Audit

Committee Charters

Jason S. Brooks

Jason Brooks has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 2017 and has served as Chairman of the Company since May 2021. Prior to that, he served as President, Core Brands, of Rocky Brands US, LLC from February 2016 until May 2017. He previously served as President, U.S. Wholesale Sales, of Rocky Brands US, LLC from March 2011 until February 2016. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Vice President, U.S. Wholesale from August 2010 until March 2011. From September 2001 until August 2010, Mr. Brooks held various Vice President of Sales positions within the Company. He began his career with the Company in 1997 as an independent sales representative. Jason Brooks is the son of Mike Brooks.

Mike Brooks

Mike Brooks served as Chairman of the Company from January 2005 until May 2021, and before that served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from January 2005 until July 2011, and from September 2016 until May 2017. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 1991 to January 2005. Mr. Brooks is a pattern engineering and shoe design graduate of the Ars Sutoria in Milan, Italy. After employment with U.S. Shoe Corporation and various tanning companies, Mr. Brooks returned to the family shoe business in Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1975, serving first as Manager of Product Development and a national salesman and then, in 1984, becoming President. He has been a director of American Apparel and Footwear Association (formerly Footwear Industries of America) since April 1986 and currently serves on the Executive Board.

Glenn Corlett

Glenn E. Corlett was a professor of accounting of the College of Business at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, from July 1997 until July 2007, and was Dean of the College from July 1997 until he retired on June 30, 2007. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Corlett was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of N.W. Ayer & Partners, an international advertising agency, headquartered in New York, New York. Mr. Corlett also served as Chief Financial Officer of N.W. Ayer & Partners from 1990 to 1995. Prior to joining N.W. Ayer & Partners, Mr. Corlett had a long history with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was partner-in-charge for mergers and acquisitions in New York from 1988 to 1990; tax partner-in-charge in Denver from 1984 to 1988 and in Cleveland from 1979 to 1984; and held partner and staff positions from 1971 to 1979. Mr. Corlett also serves on the board of directors of Preformed Line Products Company, an international designer and manufacturer of products and systems employed in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for energy, communications and broadband network companies.

Michael Finn

Michael L. Finn has served as Chairman of Power Distributors, LLC, a wholesale distributor of outdoor power equipment in Columbus, Ohio, since 2014, and President of Chesapeake Realty Co., a real estate development and management company in Columbus, Ohio, since 1970. Prior to that, he served as President of Central Power Systems, the predecessor of Power Distributors, LLC, from 1985 until 2014. Mr. Finn has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Power Source Canada, a Canadian corporation that markets and distributes outdoor power equipment, since 2004.

Robyn R. Hahn

Robyn R. Hahn has served as President, Small Business of Westfield Insurance since May 2018. Previously, Ms. Hahn served as Group Marketing and Communications Leader of Westfield Insurance from July 2015 until May 2018. From April 2014 to March 2015, she was Chief Marketing Officer of Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. From October 2009 to April 2014 she was Vice President of Marketing, Business Insurance, for Travelers Business Insurance. Prior thereto she was employed by Nationwide Insurance and served in multiple leadership roles of increasing responsibility over 15 years, including Vice President of Sales from March 2005 to March 2007 and Vice President, Customer Experience from March 2007 to October 2009. Ms. Hahn began her insurance career as an agent before moving into management. Ms. Hahn has served on the board of the Westfield Insurance Foundation since 2015, the WVIZ/PBS Ideastream Board of Trustees from 2016 to 2020, and is a 2018 alumni of the Cleveland Leadership Center.

Courtney Haning

Courtney Haning has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples National BancShares Inc., a bank holding company, since its formation in 1996. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples National Bank, a community bank in New Lexington, Ohio, from January 1991 until April 2015. He also served as President of Peoples National Bank from January 1991 until January 2015 and President of Peoples National BancShares Inc. from 1996 until April 2015.

William Jordan

William L. Jordan has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of DSW, Inc. since February 2015. DSW is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, which offers a wide selection of brand name and designer shoes and accessories for women, men and kids. In his current position, Mr. Jordan serves on DSW’s six person executive committee and his direct responsibilities include strategy, supply chain, logistics, human resources, real estate, store design and construction, and legal. He joined DSW in January 2006 as Vice President & General Counsel and was promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2006. He was then promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel of DSW in March 2009.

Curtis Loveland

Curtis A. Loveland has served as Secretary of the Company since October 1992. Mr. Loveland has been a practicing attorney for over 40 years and has been a partner in the law firm of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, Columbus, Ohio since 1979. He has served as a board member, secretary, or counsel for numerous public and private companies in a variety of industries, including technology, medical devices, retailing, and telecommunications.

Robert Moore, Jr.

Robert B. Moore, Jr. has over 43 years of experience in the footwear and apparel industry. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Bhartiya International, Ltd., headquartered in New Delhi, India from April 2013 through March 2017, and is now serving as a consultant to Bhartiya. Bhartiya is a public company listed on the Mumbai and NSE exchanges, whose customers include many prominent brands and retailers including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Levi Strauss, and All Saints. At Bhartiya and in his prior positions, Mr. Moore has had executive experience and responsibilities managing several footwear and leather companies. Prior to joining Bhartiya, Mr. Moore was President and CEO of Shanghai Richina Leather Company, Ltd., Shanghai, China, a producer of finished leather for the footwear, handbag and auto seat industries, from March 2009 until February 2013. He also served as President and CEO of Prime Tanning Company, Inc., Berwick, Maine; President of Sperry Topsider, Inc., Lexington, Massachusetts; and President of Bostonian Shoe Company, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

James Stewart

James L. Stewart has served as the proprietor of Rising Wolf Ranch, Inc., East Glacier, Montana, a summer resort and a winter rehabilitation center for teenage boys involved with drug abuse. Mr. Stewart also consults for various retail and catalog companies. Between 1984 and 1991, Mr. Stewart served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dunns Inc. and as the Vice President and General Manager of Gander Mountain Inc. Before that time, he served Sears Roebuck & Co. for 28 years in various management capacities.

Tracie A. Winbigler

Ms. Winbigler, age 54, was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amtrak in June 2019. She most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of REI, a cooperative retailer of outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment, from December 2015 until May 2019. From May 2014 to November 2015 she was Chief Operations Officer of National Geographic Society, where she also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from August 2012 to April 2014. From 1987 through July 2012, Ms. Winbigler was employed in various positions of increasing responsibility by General Electric Company and its subsidiaries, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GE Asset Management and as Chief Financial Officer of GE Transportation, NBC Universal, GE Nuclear Energy, and NBC Network. Ms. Winbigler is a 1987 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, where she is a member of its Board of Trustees. She resides in the Washington, DC area.