JIM CONROY

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JIM CONROY, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Conroy has been a director and our President and Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Prior to joining Boot Barn, Mr. Conroy was with Claire’s Stores, Inc. from 2007 to 2012 where Mr. Conroy served as Chief Operating Officer and Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer in 2012, President from 2009 to 2012 and Executive Vice President from 2007 to 2009. Before joining Claire’s Stores, Inc., Mr. Conroy was also employed by Blockbuster Entertainment Group from 1996 to 1998, Kurt Salmon Associates from 2003 to 2005 and Deloitte Consulting in various capacities. Mr. Conroy serves on the Foundation Board of Children’s Hospital of Orange County as well as the Foundation Board of Orange County School of the Arts. Mr. Conroy received a bachelor’s degree in business management and statistics and a master’s degree in business administration from Cornell University. We believe Mr. Conroy is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his expertise in the strategic and operational aspects of the retail industry, which he has gained working in the industry for more than 25 years.