Committee Composition

A. Clinton Allen

Mr. A. Clinton Allen has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A.C. Allen & Company, a consulting firm, since 1987.  He has been a director of the Company since 2001 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since December of 2002.  Mr. Allen serves as a director and Lead Director of LKQ Corporation, a supplier of recycled OEM automotive parts.  He is also a director of Brooks Automation, which provides integrated tool and factory automation solutions for the global semiconductor and related industries.  Mr. Allen served as a director of Steinway Musical Instruments Company, a publicly traded manufacturer of pianos and other musical instruments, from 1999 and served as its Lead Director from 2003 until his retirement from that board of directors in May 2011.  Mr. Allen provided the original financing for Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation, was one of its founding directors and served on its board until that company was acquired by Viacom/Paramount in September 1994.  Mr. Allen holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.  The Company believes that Mr. Allen's financial and business expertise, combined with his experience as an executive and director of other companies, both public and private, as well as his years of experience providing strategic advisory services, qualifies him to serve as the non-executive Chairman of our Board of Directors and as a member of the Board.

Recent Stock Transactions by A. Clinton Allen
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,149 n/a
Sep 2, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,000 n/a
Aug 29, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 300 n/a
Feb 18, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 100 n/a
Dec 7, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,705 n/a
Mar 6, 2015 Buy 3,000 23.00
Mar 5, 2015 Buy 2,000 22.99
Mar 4, 2015 Buy 7,000 22.96
Mar 3, 2015 Buy 3,000 22.24
Dec 16, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 300 n/a
Nov 19, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,895 n/a
Nov 12, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,507 23.51
Nov 12, 2014 Option Execute 16,500 17.82
Jun 12, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,000 n/a
May 22, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 550 n/a
Dec 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,564 n/a
Dec 4, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 600 n/a
Oct 24, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 100 n/a
Oct 22, 2013 Option Execute 11,000 9.44
Aug 19, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 100 n/a
Jun 11, 2013 Buy 700 13.38
Jun 11, 2013 Option Execute 16,500 6.91
Nov 28, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,500 n/a
Nov 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,044 n/a
Nov 15, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,296 n/a
May 13, 2011 Option Execute 13,750 7.27
Nov 19, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,405 n/a
Sep 20, 2010 Option Execute 31,625 2.80 - 3.20
Dec 8, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,707 n/a
Robert G. Deuster

Robert G. Deuster was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective October 15, 2012.  Mr. Deuster served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Newport Corporation, a public company that is a global supplier of laser, optical and motion control products, from May 1996 until his retirement in October of 2007.  He also served as President of Newport from May 1996 until July 2004, and in June 1997 became Chairman of the Board.  From 1985 to 1996, Mr. Deuster served in various senior management positions at Applied Power, Inc. (now Actuant Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed company), which is a global manufacturer of electrical and hydraulic products, serving as Senior Vice President of the Distributed Products Group from 1994 to 1996, President of the Barry Controls Division from 1989 to 1994, President of the APITECH Division from 1986 to 1989 and Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Enerpac Division from 1985 to 1986.  From 1975 to 1985, he held engineering and marketing management positions at General Electric Company's Medical Systems Division.  Mr. Deuster currently serves on the boards of directors of two public companies: Symmetry Medical Inc., which provides medical devices and solutions to the global orthopedic market, and Pico Holdings, Inc., which acquires and develops unique undervalued assets, including water assets, land, and other businesses in strategic areas.  He also serves as a director of Ondax, Inc., a private optical components company.  Mr. Deuster received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University in 1973.  Mr. Deuster holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.  The Board believes that Mr. Deuster’s extensive management experience, including as a CEO of and a senior executive at other public companies, combined with his experience as an independent director of both public and private companies, qualifies him to serve as a member of our Board of Directors.  In addition, because Mr. Deuster is the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, the Board of Directors believes that his participation as a member of the Board facilitates communication between the outside Board members and management. 

Recent Stock Transactions by Robert G. Deuster
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Feb 3, 2017 Automatic Sell 18,264 22.48
Dec 16, 2016 Automatic Sell 1,736 22.00
Dec 8, 2016 Automatic Sell 9,290 21.00
Dec 7, 2016 Automatic Sell 710 21.00
Mar 31, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 308 22.56
Feb 28, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 308 22.77
Jan 31, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 308 23.50
Dec 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 284 20.86
Nov 30, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 22.01
Oct 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 24.60
Sep 30, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 22.00
Aug 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 20.15
Aug 22, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,488 20.53
Aug 22, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 50,000 n/a
Jul 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 19.70
Jun 30, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 19.59
May 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 20.68
Apr 30, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 23.11
Mar 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 312 18.82
Feb 28, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 313 18.00
Jan 31, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 313 19.68
Dec 31, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 17.16
Nov 30, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 16.58
Oct 31, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 16.32
Sep 30, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 14.68
Aug 30, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 15.63
Jul 31, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 283 15.79
Jun 28, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,376 13.25
Nov 16, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 9.82
Oct 15, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 40,000 n/a
Aug 14, 2012 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
Deborah A. Farrington

Deborah A. Farrington is a founder and President of StarVest Management, Inc. and is, and since 1999 has been, a general partner of StarVest Partners, L.P., a venture capital fund that invests primarily in emerging software and business services companies.  From 1993 to 1997, Ms. Farrington was President and Chief Executive Officer of Victory Ventures, LLC, a New York-based private equity investment firm.  Also during that period, she was a founding investor and Chairman of the Board of Staffing Resources, Inc., a diversified staffing company that grew from $17 million to $300 million in annual revenues while she served on its board.  Prior to 1993, Ms. Farrington held management positions with Asian Oceanic Group in Hong Kong and New York, Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. and the Chase Manhattan Bank.  Ms. Farrington serves on the board of directors of NetSuite, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed company where she is Lead Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee.  Ms. Farrington also is a member of the boards of directors of Crowd Twist, Inc., Host Analytics, Inc., RAMP, Inc., Take The Interview, The Receivables Exchange and Xignite, Inc., all of which are private companies.  Ms. Farrington holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a director education and credentialing organization.  She is a graduate of Smith College and received an MBA from the Harvard Business School.  We believe that Ms. Farrington brings valuable experience and insight to our Board of Directors, having helped to finance and serve as a director of numerous emerging growth companies.  She also is knowledgeable with respect to and plays a key role in the formulation and evaluation of the Company’s executive compensation programs and has served as Chairperson of our Compensation Committee since joining our Board of Directors.

Recent Stock Transactions by Deborah A. Farrington
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 23, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 7,000 n/a
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,149 n/a
May 10, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,605 n/a
Dec 7, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,705 n/a
Nov 19, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,895 n/a
Sep 23, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,630 n/a
Jun 23, 2014 Sell 6,247 20.10
Jun 20, 2014 Sell 10,253 20.25
Jun 19, 2014 Option Execute 16,500 17.82
May 21, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 469 n/a
May 20, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,061 n/a
Dec 11, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,950 n/a
Dec 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,564 n/a
Jun 24, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,945 n/a
Dec 21, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,500 n/a
Nov 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,044 n/a
Nov 15, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,296 n/a
Jun 17, 2011 Sell 10,000 14.32 - 14.37
Jun 13, 2011 Option Execute 29,150 3.45 - 6.91
Dec 22, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,471 n/a
Dec 21, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,100 n/a
Nov 19, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,405 n/a
Dec 8, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,707 n/a
David G. Hall

David G. Hall has served as President of Collectors Universe since October 2001 and as a Director since its founding in February 1999.  From April 2000 to September 2001, Mr. Hall served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as Chairman of the Board from February 1999 to October 2001.  Mr. Hall was a director of Professional Coin Grading Service, Inc., and was its Chief Executive Officer from 1986 to February 1999, when it was acquired by the Company.  Mr. Hall was honored in 1999 by COINage Magazine as Numismatist of the Century, along with 14 other individuals.  In 1990, Mr. Hall was named Orange County, California Entrepreneur of the Year by INC. Magazine.  In addition, Mr. Hall has written A Mercenary’s Guide to the Rare Coin Market, a book dedicated to coin collecting.  Mr. Hall developed and expanded the business of independent third party grading of high value collectible coins and sports cards.  He is also known in the numismatics community as one of the leading experts in identifying and grading high value collectible coins and he is in demand as a speaker at coin conventions and trade shows. Mr. Hall holds a Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.  We believe that, as the Company’s President and a member of our Board of Directors, he lends great credibility to the Company among collectibles dealers and collectors and he brings to the Board valuable insight about the collectibles markets generally and the collectibles coin market in particular.  

Recent Stock Transactions by David G. Hall
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 10, 2017 Sell 20,000 26.30
Mar 10, 2017 Sell 20,000 23.76
Feb 10, 2017 Sell 20,000 21.81
Sep 11, 2015 Sell 5,000 17.15
Jun 19, 2015 Sell 7,581 21.21
Jun 18, 2015 Sell 9,419 21.28
Jun 17, 2015 Sell 4,100 21.50
Jun 16, 2015 Sell 2,900 21.64
Jun 15, 2015 Sell 1,000 21.81
May 20, 2015 Sell 16,009 22.62
May 19, 2015 Sell 3,991 23.73
May 11, 2015 Sell 40,000 22.69 - 23.39
Mar 13, 2015 Sell 1,000 22.55
Mar 12, 2015 Sell 4,500 22.67
Mar 10, 2015 Sell 8,000 22.09
Mar 9, 2015 Sell 6,301 22.29
Feb 18, 2015 Sell 1,985 23.00
Feb 17, 2015 Sell 12,355 23.07
Feb 13, 2015 Sell 1,616 23.00
Feb 12, 2015 Sell 7,222 23.05
Feb 11, 2015 Sell 1,814 23.03
Feb 10, 2015 Sell 14,175 23.02
Feb 9, 2015 Sell 21,032 23.45
Dec 8, 2014 Sell 20,000 22.13
Dec 4, 2014 Sell 8,601 22.03
Nov 11, 2014 Sell 8,485 23.10
Nov 10, 2014 Sell 4,549 23.81
Sep 3, 2014 Sell 10,100 20.15
May 14, 2014 Sell 10,000 20.76
May 13, 2014 Sell 17,000 21.27
May 12, 2014 Sell 23,000 21.94
Feb 13, 2014 Sell 18,800 20.06
Feb 12, 2014 Sell 9,200 20.24
Nov 14, 2013 Sell 15,000 16.11
Nov 13, 2013 Sell 16,098 16.06
Nov 12, 2013 Sell 15,196 16.60
Nov 11, 2013 Sell 14,804 16.90
Sep 23, 2013 Sell 10,000 14.53
Sep 20, 2013 Sell 4,900 14.58
Sep 19, 2013 Sell 2,577 14.88
Sep 18, 2013 Sell 2,523 14.75 - 14.83
Jul 31, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 101,034 n/a

Joseph R Martin is, and since 2006 has been, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brooks Automation, which is a leading worldwide provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets and is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.  Mr. Martin also serves on the board of directors of Soitec, a French company that is listed on the NYSE/Euronext Exchange, where he is chairman of the audit committee.  Soitec is the world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for electronic and energy industries.  Until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Martin was Co-Chairman of Fairchild Semiconductor, a NYSE company and also served as the Vice Chairman of its Board of Directors.  He also served on the board of directors of ChipPac, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company, until 2001.  Mr. Martin holds an Executive Masters Professional Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a director education and credentialing organization.  In 2000, CFO Magazine awarded Mr. Martin the CFO of the Year award for turnaround operations.  Mr. Martin is a trustee at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he earned a BS degree, and also has an MBA from the University of Maine.  We believe that, as a result of his significant corporate director experience and his extensive international business experience, Mr. Martin adds valuable strategic and managerial experience on the Board.  

Recent Stock Transactions by Joseph R. Martin
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,149 n/a
Dec 7, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,705 n/a
Nov 19, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,895 n/a
Dec 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,564 n/a
A. J.

A. J. “Bert” Moyer has been a business consultant and private investor since April 2002.  From March 1998 until February 2000, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of QAD, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise resource planning software applications for global manufacturing companies.  Between September 2000 and February 2002, Mr. Moyer was engaged as a consultant to QAD, Inc., assisting in the Sales Operations of the Americas Region.  He served as President of the commercial division of the Profit Recovery Group International, Inc. from March until July 2000.  Prior to joining QAD, Inc. in 1998, Mr. Moyer was Chief Financial Officer of Allergan, a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company based in Irvine, California and prior to that he served as Chief Financial Officer of Western Digital, a publicly traded manufacturer of hard drives.  Mr. Moyer currently serves on the boards of directors of the following public companies:  CalAmp Corp. of which he also is the chairman of the board and MaxLinear, Inc., of which he also is the chairman of the audit committee.  Mr. Moyer previously served on the boards of directors of four additional public companies, Virco Manufacturing Corporation, until October 2014, Occam Networks, Inc., until February 2011, LaserCard Corporation, until January 2011 and RedFlex Holdings, Ltd., until April 2014.  Mr. Moyer holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.  Mr. Moyer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University and graduated from the Advanced Management Program at the University of Texas.  Mr. Moyer brings a combination of managerial and financial experience and know-how to the Board, having served in both operational and financial management positions with a number of publicly traded companies.  More particularly, due to his experience as a chief financial officer of publicly traded companies, he is familiar with the accounting and financial reporting requirements applicable to and the financial issues faced by public companies, making him an effective member of Audit Committee, of which he is the Chairman. 

Recent Stock Transactions by A. J. "Bert" Moyer
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,149 n/a
Dec 7, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,705 n/a
Mar 3, 2015 Sell 5,000 22.25
Nov 19, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,895 n/a
May 27, 2014 Sell 5,203 21.00
May 27, 2014 Option Execute 5,203 17.82
May 14, 2014 Sell 11,297 21.00
May 14, 2014 Option Execute 11,297 17.82
Dec 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,564 n/a
Nov 20, 2013 Option Execute 16,500 6.91
Nov 18, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 7,526 15.15
Dec 11, 2012 Option Execute 8,250 3.45
Nov 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,044 n/a
Nov 15, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,296 n/a
Nov 19, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,405 n/a
Dec 8, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,707 n/a
Van D. Simmons

Van D. Simmons has been the President of DHRCC, Inc., a direct seller of rare coins since October 2000, a position he also held from 1981 to February 1997.  From July to October 2000, he served as Vice President of Sales of the Company’s Bowers and Merena Division.  He served as Chairman of the Board of David Hall’s North American Trading, LLC, a retailer of rare coins, from February 1997 to July 2000.  Mr. Simmons was a founding director of the Company in February 1999 and was also a founder and served as a director of its predecessor company, Professional Coin Grading Service, Inc., from 1986 to February 1999.  Mr. Simmons holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. Mr. Simmons possesses a keen understanding of the collectible coin market, which has proven to be valuable to the Board in understanding that market and in evaluating and approving the Company’s strategic initiatives in that market.

Recent Stock Transactions by Van D. Simmons
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 3, 2017 Automatic Sell 10,000 25.68
Mar 16, 2017 Automatic Sell 10,000 25.14
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,149 n/a
Dec 7, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,705 n/a
Nov 19, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,895 n/a
Nov 12, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,507 23.51
Nov 12, 2014 Option Execute 16,500 17.82
Sep 9, 2014 Sell 10,000 20.43
Sep 2, 2014 Sell 10,000 20.47
Jun 10, 2014 Sell 122 21.98
Jun 5, 2014 Sell 2,285 20.95
May 30, 2014 Sell 8,435 20.90
May 29, 2014 Sell 3,337 20.91
May 28, 2014 Sell 4,228 20.94
May 23, 2014 Sell 1,899 20.01 - 20.01
May 22, 2014 Sell 2,747 20.01
May 21, 2014 Sell 6,792 20.01
May 13, 2014 Sell 5,360 21.37
Dec 13, 2013 Sell 7,329 15.90
Dec 12, 2013 Sell 3,101 15.90
Dec 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,564 n/a
Nov 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,044 n/a
Nov 15, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,296 n/a
Nov 19, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,405 n/a
Dec 8, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,707 n/a
Dec 1, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,502 n/a
Bruce A. Stevens

Bruce A. Stevens is, and since 2008 has been, an Industry Partner with CSW Private Equity Investments, LLC, a private equity firm that focuses its investments on lower middle market companies that are engaged in businesses with which the partners of the firm have had operating experience.  Mr. Stevens currently is, and since 2011 has been, the CEO of Berkshire Blanket, a CSW portfolio company.  Berkshire Blanket is the category leader of blankets and throws in the United States.  From 1985 until his retirement in January 2008, Mr. Stevens was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Steinway & Sons, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc., which is the maker of fine pianos with manufacturing operations in the United States and Germany and operational facilities in China, Japan and the UK.  He also served as a member of the board of directors of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. from 1996 until his retirement in January 2008.  Before joining Steinway & Sons, Mr. Stevens was employed by Polaroid Corporation for nearly 18 years where he held various positions in both its domestic and international divisions.  Mr. Stevens served on the Board of Trustees at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City until July 2011.  He also has served on the boards of directors of numerous industry and music education organizations, such as the Piano Manufacturers Association International, American Music Conference, Winchester Community Music School and Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence.  Mr. Stevens earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and has earned an Executive Masters Professional Directors’ Certification, the highest award, from the American College of Corporate Directors, which he earned by completing a minimum of 150 hours of public company director education.  Having been the President and CEO of a consumer products company, Mr. Stevens brings to the Board considerable knowledge and experience in identifying and evaluating economic and market challenges faced by the Company.  This expertise has been of particular benefit to the Board when reviewing and evaluating marketing and strategic initiatives proposed by management. 

Recent Stock Transactions by Bruce A. Stevens
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Dec 6, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,149 n/a
Dec 7, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,705 n/a
Nov 19, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,895 n/a
Dec 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,564 n/a
Jun 5, 2013 Sell 7,660 13.05
Nov 19, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,044 n/a
Nov 15, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,296 n/a
Feb 28, 2011 Buy 3,647 13.78 - 13.85
Nov 19, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,405 n/a
Dec 8, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,707 n/a

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  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation
A. Clinton Allen
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A. Clinton Allen
Chairman of the Board

Mr. A. Clinton Allen has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A.C. Allen & Company, a consulting firm, since 1987.  He has been a director of the Company since 2001 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since December of 2002.  Mr. Allen serves as a director and Lead Director of LKQ Corporation, a supplier of recycled OEM automotive parts.  He is also a director of Brooks Automation, which provides integrated tool and factory automation solutions for the global semiconductor and related industries.  Mr. Allen served as a director of Steinway Musical Instruments Company, a publicly traded manufacturer of pianos and other musical instruments, from 1999 and served as its Lead Director from 2003 until his retirement from that board of directors in May 2011.  Mr. Allen provided the original financing for Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation, was one of its founding directors and served on its board until that company was acquired by Viacom/Paramount in September 1994.  Mr. Allen holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.  The Company believes that Mr. Allen's financial and business expertise, combined with his experience as an executive and director of other companies, both public and private, as well as his years of experience providing strategic advisory services, qualifies him to serve as the non-executive Chairman of our Board of Directors and as a member of the Board.

  Member of Nominating and Governance Committee  
Deborah A. Farrington
Independent
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Deborah A. Farrington
Compensation Committee Chairman

Deborah A. Farrington is a founder and President of StarVest Management, Inc. and is, and since 1999 has been, a general partner of StarVest Partners, L.P., a venture capital fund that invests primarily in emerging software and business services companies.  From 1993 to 1997, Ms. Farrington was President and Chief Executive Officer of Victory Ventures, LLC, a New York-based private equity investment firm.  Also during that period, she was a founding investor and Chairman of the Board of Staffing Resources, Inc., a diversified staffing company that grew from $17 million to $300 million in annual revenues while she served on its board.  Prior to 1993, Ms. Farrington held management positions with Asian Oceanic Group in Hong Kong and New York, Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. and the Chase Manhattan Bank.  Ms. Farrington serves on the board of directors of NetSuite, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed company where she is Lead Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee.  Ms. Farrington also is a member of the boards of directors of Crowd Twist, Inc., Host Analytics, Inc., RAMP, Inc., Take The Interview, The Receivables Exchange and Xignite, Inc., all of which are private companies.  Ms. Farrington holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a director education and credentialing organization.  She is a graduate of Smith College and received an MBA from the Harvard Business School.  We believe that Ms. Farrington brings valuable experience and insight to our Board of Directors, having helped to finance and serve as a director of numerous emerging growth companies.  She also is knowledgeable with respect to and plays a key role in the formulation and evaluation of the Company’s executive compensation programs and has served as Chairperson of our Compensation Committee since joining our Board of Directors.

Member of Audit Committee   Committee Chair for Compensation Committee
Joseph R. Martin
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Joseph R. Martin
Director

Joseph R Martin is, and since 2006 has been, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brooks Automation, which is a leading worldwide provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets and is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.  Mr. Martin also serves on the board of directors of Soitec, a French company that is listed on the NYSE/Euronext Exchange, where he is chairman of the audit committee.  Soitec is the world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for electronic and energy industries.  Until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Martin was Co-Chairman of Fairchild Semiconductor, a NYSE company and also served as the Vice Chairman of its Board of Directors.  He also served on the board of directors of ChipPac, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company, until 2001.  Mr. Martin holds an Executive Masters Professional Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a director education and credentialing organization.  In 2000, CFO Magazine awarded Mr. Martin the CFO of the Year award for turnaround operations.  Mr. Martin is a trustee at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he earned a BS degree, and also has an MBA from the University of Maine.  We believe that, as a result of his significant corporate director experience and his extensive international business experience, Mr. Martin adds valuable strategic and managerial experience on the Board.  

Member of Audit Committee   Member of Compensation Committee
A. J. "Bert" Moyer
Independent
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A. J. "Bert" Moyer
Audit Committee Chairman

A. J. “Bert” Moyer has been a business consultant and private investor since April 2002.  From March 1998 until February 2000, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of QAD, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise resource planning software applications for global manufacturing companies.  Between September 2000 and February 2002, Mr. Moyer was engaged as a consultant to QAD, Inc., assisting in the Sales Operations of the Americas Region.  He served as President of the commercial division of the Profit Recovery Group International, Inc. from March until July 2000.  Prior to joining QAD, Inc. in 1998, Mr. Moyer was Chief Financial Officer of Allergan, a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company based in Irvine, California and prior to that he served as Chief Financial Officer of Western Digital, a publicly traded manufacturer of hard drives.  Mr. Moyer currently serves on the boards of directors of the following public companies:  CalAmp Corp. of which he also is the chairman of the board and MaxLinear, Inc., of which he also is the chairman of the audit committee.  Mr. Moyer previously served on the boards of directors of four additional public companies, Virco Manufacturing Corporation, until October 2014, Occam Networks, Inc., until February 2011, LaserCard Corporation, until January 2011 and RedFlex Holdings, Ltd., until April 2014.  Mr. Moyer holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.  Mr. Moyer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University and graduated from the Advanced Management Program at the University of Texas.  Mr. Moyer brings a combination of managerial and financial experience and know-how to the Board, having served in both operational and financial management positions with a number of publicly traded companies.  More particularly, due to his experience as a chief financial officer of publicly traded companies, he is familiar with the accounting and financial reporting requirements applicable to and the financial issues faced by public companies, making him an effective member of Audit Committee, of which he is the Chairman. 

Committee Chair for Audit Committee   Member of Compensation Committee
Van D. Simmons
Independent
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Van D. Simmons
Director

Van D. Simmons has been the President of DHRCC, Inc., a direct seller of rare coins since October 2000, a position he also held from 1981 to February 1997.  From July to October 2000, he served as Vice President of Sales of the Company’s Bowers and Merena Division.  He served as Chairman of the Board of David Hall’s North American Trading, LLC, a retailer of rare coins, from February 1997 to July 2000.  Mr. Simmons was a founding director of the Company in February 1999 and was also a founder and served as a director of its predecessor company, Professional Coin Grading Service, Inc., from 1986 to February 1999.  Mr. Simmons holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. Mr. Simmons possesses a keen understanding of the collectible coin market, which has proven to be valuable to the Board in understanding that market and in evaluating and approving the Company’s strategic initiatives in that market.

  Member of Nominating and Governance Committee Member of Compensation Committee
Bruce A. Stevens
Independent
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Bruce A. Stevens
Governance Committee Chairman

Bruce A. Stevens is, and since 2008 has been, an Industry Partner with CSW Private Equity Investments, LLC, a private equity firm that focuses its investments on lower middle market companies that are engaged in businesses with which the partners of the firm have had operating experience.  Mr. Stevens currently is, and since 2011 has been, the CEO of Berkshire Blanket, a CSW portfolio company.  Berkshire Blanket is the category leader of blankets and throws in the United States.  From 1985 until his retirement in January 2008, Mr. Stevens was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Steinway & Sons, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc., which is the maker of fine pianos with manufacturing operations in the United States and Germany and operational facilities in China, Japan and the UK.  He also served as a member of the board of directors of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. from 1996 until his retirement in January 2008.  Before joining Steinway & Sons, Mr. Stevens was employed by Polaroid Corporation for nearly 18 years where he held various positions in both its domestic and international divisions.  Mr. Stevens served on the Board of Trustees at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City until July 2011.  He also has served on the boards of directors of numerous industry and music education organizations, such as the Piano Manufacturers Association International, American Music Conference, Winchester Community Music School and Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence.  Mr. Stevens earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and has earned an Executive Masters Professional Directors’ Certification, the highest award, from the American College of Corporate Directors, which he earned by completing a minimum of 150 hours of public company director education.  Having been the President and CEO of a consumer products company, Mr. Stevens brings to the Board considerable knowledge and experience in identifying and evaluating economic and market challenges faced by the Company.  This expertise has been of particular benefit to the Board when reviewing and evaluating marketing and strategic initiatives proposed by management. 

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