Chairman of the Board.

Chairman of the Board since April 1991. Former President and Chief Executive Officer of The Buckle, Inc.

The Board believes Mr. Hirschfeld’s knowledge of Company operations, based upon his long standing experience with the Company as its founder, allows him to provide strategic guidance and unique insights into the Company’s challenges and opportunities.

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director.

President and a Director since April 1991. Chief Executive Officer since March 1997. Employed with the Company since 1970.

The Board believes Mr. Nelson’s experience with the Company for over fifty years and his day-to-day leadership of the company as Chief Executive Officer allows him to provide valuable guidance from his intimate knowledge of the Company’s operations and the markets in which the Company operates.

Senior Vice President of Finance, Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Director.

Director since December 2017. Senior Vice President of Finance, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer since February 2018. Former Vice President of Finance, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer. Employed with the Company since October 2003.

The Board believes that Mr. Heacock’s experience in public accounting, along with his knowledge of the Company’s financial and operating results, allows him to provide the Board with valuable knowledge and insight.

Executive Vice President of Stores, Director.

Director since February 2018. Executive Vice President of Stores since February 2014. Former Vice President of Sales. Employed with the Company since May 1978.

The Board believes that Ms. Smith’s long standing experience and her leadership of the Company’s store teams and teammates provide the Board with valuable insights into current trends impacting the Company.

Director since September 2018. Executive Coach and Search Consultant. President Emeritus, University of Nebraska.

Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee.

The Board believes that Mr. Bounds’s current and previous experiences, including leadership for a university that enrolls nearly 53,000 students and employs over 14,000 faculty and staff, provides him with valuable insight into many aspects of the Company’s financial and administrative operations.

Director since May 1996. Business Owner, Dundee Granite, LLC. Former Chief Executive Officer of infoGROUP Inc, Inacom Corp., and Valcom.

Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee.

The Board believes that Mr. Fairfield’s business experience related to technology and his former role as Chief Executive Officer of infoGROUP allows him to provide insight in technology, auditing, and financial matters.

Director since June 2000. Former Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Proxibid, Inc. Founder and President of Homer’s, Inc.

Member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating, Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

The Board believes that Mr. Hoberman’s experience with a music retail chain and his experience and involvement with Proxibid allows him to provide insight in retail, technology, and financial matters.

Director since May 2009. Former General Counsel for Mutual of Omaha Bank and Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the Mutual of Omaha Companies.

Chair of the Audit Committee.

The Board believes that Mr. Huss’s experience as General Counsel for Mutual of Omaha Bank, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Mutual of Omaha Companies, coupled with his prior experience as a certified public accountant, allows him to provide insight in accounting, audit, compliance, and financial matters.

Director since December 2022. President and Chief Operating Officer, Facet. Former partner at Altman Solon and executive at Verizon Communications.

Member of the Audit Committee and Nominating, Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

The Board believes that Ms. Joshi’s experience as President and Chief Operating Officer for Facet, as well as her marketing and leadership experiences from previous employers, allows her to provide insight with respect to marketing and financial matters.

Director since December 2019. President, Verizon Value. Former CEO of Visible and Chief Revenue Officer of TracFone Inc and Verizon Prepaid.

Chair of the Nominating, Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

The Board believes that Ms. Klein’s executive leadership at Verizon, along with the marketing and retail experience gained from her tenure there, allows her to provide insight into retail and consumer marketing matters.

Director since June 2006. Attorney/Of Counsel at Peetz & Company. Former Executive Vice President, Crete Carrier Corporation.

Chair of the Compensation Committee.

The Board believes that Mr. Peetz’s experience as Executive Vice President of Crete Carrier Corporation and as President of its Shaffer Trucking division allows him to provide insight with respect to distribution and financial matters.

Director since April 1991. Former Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at The Buckle, Inc.

The Board believes that Ms. Rhoad’ s experience in public accounting, coupled with her longstanding experience with the Company, allows her to provide valuable insight into the Company’s financial operations.

Director since March 2002. Former Vice President of Sales and Executive Vice President of Sales at The Buckle, Inc.

Member of the Audit Committee and Nominating, Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

The Board believes that Mr. Shada’s prior experience with the Company as Executive Vice President of Sales allows him to provide special insights on the Company’s Sales Operations.