Board of Directors

Steven C. Cooper , , , Chairman

Steven C. Cooper, 58, has served as a Director of the Company since 2006 and as Board Chair since January 2019. Mr. Cooper served as Board Executive Chair from September 2018 to December 2018, as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2018, as President between 2005 and 2015, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer between 2001 and 2005. He currently serves as a Director and member of the audit committee of the Boise Cascade Company. Mr. Cooper previously served as a board member of the Washington Roundtable, a nonprofit public policy organization representing major private sector employers throughout Washington State, and as a member of the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer. He also served as the Chair of the United Way of Pierce County’s fundraising committee between 2014 and 2015.

Mr. Cooper’s long and successful tenure as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for the Company during a period of tremendous growth, combined with his effective leadership and coaching skills, financial and accounting expertise, and unique ability to develop consensus, are among the contributions he makes to the Board and the primary reasons why he serves as our Board Chair.

Patrick Beharelle , , , CEO, Director

A. Patrick Beharelle, 51, has served as a Director and the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since September 2018, after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since May 2015. Mr. Beharelle served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the workforce management group, which included PeopleScout, Staff Management | SMX, Centerline, PlaneTechs, and the Australian-based RPO provider, PeopleScout Pty, from June 2014 to May 2015. Prior to its acquisition by TrueBlue in June 2014, Mr. Beharelle served as the Chief Executive Officer of Staffing Solutions Holdings, Inc. (‘‘Seaton’’). Mr. Beharelle has participated in advisory meetings at the White House focused on reducing long-term unemployment. Prior to joining Seaton, Mr. Beharelle held senior level positions at Spherion and Accenture. Mr. Beharelle has served as a Director for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as a Director for the non-profit Skills For Chicagoland’s Future. Mr. Beharelle has extensive experience in strategic planning, operations, finance, and accounting.

Mr. Beharelle is the only management member of the Board, thus his participation on the Board fulfills a critical communication and leadership role.

Colleen B. Brown , , , Director

Colleen B. Brown, 62, has served as a Director of the Company since June 2014 and Chair of the Innovation and Technology Committee since 2017. Ms. Brown serves as a Director of the privately held Port Blakely, the venture capital firm SpringRock Ventures, the publicly traded Spark Networks SE, and the publicly traded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation. She currently serves as a Director of a nonprofit, Delta Dental of Washington. Ms. Brown is a member of NACD, WCD, IWF, and C200. Previously, Ms. Brown served as Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Fisher Communications, a public multimedia company. Ms. Brown has served as Chairman of the board of directors of American Apparel, as a Director of Career Builder, and as a Director of Classified Ventures. She was the founder and managing director of Marca Global, an internet technology company. Her community activities have included the Washington Roundtable, a nonprofit public policy organization representing major private sector employers throughout Washington State, and the United Way of King County. Ms. Brown is a Henry Crown Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.

Ms. Brown brings extensive executive experience in strategic planning, operations, finance, and technology. Her leadership as a public company Chief Executive Officer, as well as a senior officer in two large media companies, is a valuable resource to the Company. As an NACD fellow, Ms. Brown is a champion of best practices in corporate governance.

William C. Goings , , , Director

William C. Goings, 63, has served as a Director of the Company since April 2016 and as Chair of the Compensation Committee since December 2020. Mr. Goings was Executive Vice President of TD Bank Group and President of TD Insurance from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Goings also held the positions of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at TD Insurance between 2009 and 2010. Prior to joining TD Bank Group, Mr. Goings was in a variety of operating roles with Genworth Financial from 2004 to 2009 and GE Capital from 1996 to 2004. Mr. Goings currently serves as a Director of AARP Service Inc. and as a member of the Board of Trustees for Penn Mutual Insurance Company. Mr. Goings’s earlier career was spent working for global companies in corporate banking, strategic planning, and business development.

Mr. Goings brings to the Board extensive expertise having served as a senior officer of a large multi-national corporation as well as an executive level, operations focused, strategic planning, and problem-solving ability.

Kim Harris Jones , , , Director

Kim Harris Jones, 61, has served as a Director of the Company since May 2016 and as Chair of the Audit Committee since March 2020. Ms. Harris Jones most recently served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Mondelez International from 2012 until 2014. She previously served as the Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller at Kraft Foods, Inc. from 2009 until 2012. Prior to her time at Kraft, Ms. Harris Jones served in a number of positions at Chrysler LLC, most notably as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller from 2008 to 2009. Ms. Harris Jones currently serves as a Director of United Rentals Inc., Fossil Group, Inc., and the Ethiopian North American Health Professionals Association. She also serves on the finance committee of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.

Ms. Harris Jones has extensive management, financial, and business experience at large complex corporations undergoing significant corporate growth and change.

Chris Kreidler , , , Director

R. Chris Kreidler, 57, has served as a Director of the Company since July 2020. Mr. Kreidler currently serves as a senior advisor to McKinsey and Company and was the interim Chief Financial Officer for General Cable while the company transitioned between CFOs. Mr. Kreidler also had a lengthy and distinguished career as EVP and CFO of Sysco Corporation, from 2009 through 2015, where he was instrumental in helping Sysco redefine its strategic focus from growth to operating profit and scale. Prior to Sysco, Mr. Kreidler served with C&S Wholesale Grocers and spent 11 years at Yum! Brands, Inc. in multiple senior leadership roles. He previously served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Aimia Inc., Wok Holdings, and P.F. Chang's China Bistro and is currently a Board member of Individual Foodservice and Alyasra Foods. Mr. Kreidler is a member of the Council of Overseers for the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

Mr. Kreidler's experience as a former financial executive with domestic and international experience and with deep strategic planning, operational and transactional expertise provides a valuable resource to the Company. His extensive board experience provides the Company with insights to develop creative solutions for complex business issues and focus on delivery of desired strategic outcomes that create high shareholder, organizational, and client value.

Sonita Lontoh , , , Director

Sonita Lontoh has served as a Director of the Company since October 2021. She is an accomplished leader with unique insight and foresight at the intersection of innovation, digital transformation, and customer experience. Over her more than two decades as a global technology executive, Ms. Lontoh has led and advised on innovative, customer-centric programs that have delivered positive impacts to businesses, consumers, and society. Ms. Lontoh currently serves as Global Head of Marketing, Personalization and 3D Printing at HP Inc., a global technology company, and as an independent director of Sunrun Inc., one of the largest residential solar-and-battery-as-a-service companies in the United States. Ms. Lontoh previously served as a senior marketing executive at Siemens AG, a global leader in automation and digitalization solutions, and at Trilliant, a global provider of IoT solutions. Earlier in her career, Ms. Lontoh served at PG&E, one of the largest energy providers in the United States. Ms. Lontoh currently serves on the Jacobs Institute of Design Innovation advisory board at the University of California Berkeley and is also a member of the U.S. National Association of Corporate Directors and the Women Corporate Directors Foundation. She was a mentor for the U.S. State Department’s TechWomen program and has been inducted into the U.S. Asian American Hall of Fame and the U.S. Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame. Ms. Lontoh earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California Berkeley, a Master of Engineering in Logistics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and an M.B.A. with a focus on strategy and marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Ms. Lontoh brings deep expertise in digital transformation, customer experience, and global marketing. Her leadership experience at new, high-growth businesses, large, global Fortune 100 companies, and at entrepreneurial, venture-backed Silicon Valley technology companies, provides valuable insight, foresight, and perspective to the Company’s digital and growth strategies.

Jeffrey B. Sakaguchi , , , Lead Independent Director

Jeffrey B. Sakaguchi, 59, has served as a Director of the Company since December 2010 and as Chair of the Governance Committee and Lead Independent Director since January 2017. Mr. Sakaguchi serves as a Director of Eccentex, Inc., a privately held early-stage software company, and as a Director of ThinkIQ, Inc., a privately held early-stage software company. Mr. Sakaguchi was formerly a founding board member of ACT Holdings, Inc., an advisory board member of Habla.AI, and Chairman of the board of directors of Neah Power Systems, Inc. He is a member and former Chairman of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Region American Red Cross as well as a member and former Chairman of their National Philanthropic Board. Previously, Mr. Sakaguchi was President and Chief Operating Officer of Evolution Robotics Retail, Inc., and he held leadership roles with both Accenture and McKinsey & Company, global management consulting firms. Mr. Sakaguchi is a National Association of Corporate Directors Leadership Fellow and an Educational Counselor for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mr. Sakaguchi’s experience in several leadership roles helps the Company improve performance and build market share. His background and expertise in emerging technology, start-ups, and strategy provides valuable guidance to the Company’s strategic, innovative, and technological efforts. His experience provides a valuable resource to the Company.

Kristi A. Savacool , , , Director

Kristi A. Savacool, 61, has served as a Director of the Company since July 2018. Previously, Ms. Savacool served as Chief Executive Officer of Aon Hewitt, the global human resources solutions business of Aon plc., from 2012 until her retirement in January 2018. She was responsible for setting Aon Hewitt’s business and solutions strategies, leading mergers and acquisitions, overseeing its global operations, and sponsoring relationships with its largest clients, which included a large portion of the Fortune 100 companies. She played a key role in the sale of Aon Hewitt’s RPO business to the Company in 2016. Prior to her time at Aon Hewitt, Ms. Savacool held several senior executive management positions at The Boeing Company in the areas of information technology (as Chief Information Officer for Commercial Airplanes), operations, and business services, spanning commercial and federal business sectors, globally. She currently serves as a Director of Ascension Health System, Inc. and Springbuck, Inc., and as a Director and executive business advisor for Private Health Management, Inc. Ms. Savacool also serves as a member of HealthQuest Capital's Board of Advisors and as a Director for Escuela Adelante. Ms. Savacool previously served as a Trustee for DePaul University, as a Director of the Midtown Educational Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, on the Board of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lake County, Illinois, and as a Director of the United Way of King County in Seattle, Washington. She was also an executive member of the Center for Corporate Innovation, Fortune 1000 health care CEO roundtable.

Ms. Savacool has extensive financial, management, and business experience in the human resource and outsourcing industry. Her invaluable experience as a public company business unit Chief Executive Officer in the human resource and outsourcing industry provides valuable guidance to the Company.

Bonnie W. Soodik , , , Director

Bonnie W. Soodik, 70, has served as a Director of the Company since March 2010. Ms. Soodik’s career spanned 30 years with The Boeing Company, where she had most recently served as Senior Vice President, Office of Internal Governance, and as a member of the Boeing Executive Council. Ms. Soodik also served in various vice president roles within Boeing and McDonnell Douglas Corporation, where she began her career in 1977.

Ms. Soodik has experience from a broad number of functions at Boeing, from operations to human resources, and has overseen governance, compliance, and regulatory affairs. Her experience with such a large organization provides a valuable resource to the Company.

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About TrueBlue

TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions that help clients achieve business growth and improve productivity. In 2020, TrueBlue connected approximately 490,000 people with work. Its PeopleReady segment offers on-demand, industrial staffing, PeopleManagement offers contingent, on-site industrial staffing and commercial driver services, and PeopleScout offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and managed service provider (MSP) solutions to a wide variety of industries.