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Audit Committee Position

Robert Heller

Robert Heller has been a director of Sonic since January 2000. Mr. Heller served as a director of FirstAmerica Automotive, Inc. from January 1999 until its acquisition by Sonic in December 1999. Mr. Heller was a director and an Executive Vice President of Fair, Isaac and Company from 1994 until 2001, where he was responsible for strategic relationships and marketing. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Heller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Visa U.S.A. Inc. Mr. Heller is a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System and has had an extensive career in banking, international finance, government service and education. Mr. Heller currently serves as a director of the Bank of Marin Bancorp, a public company traded on the Nasdaq.

Chair

William Belk

William Belk has been a director of Sonic since March 1998 and has served as Sonic’s Lead Independent Director since August 2002. Mr. Belk is currently affiliated with Southeast Investments, N.C. Inc., a FINRA member firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Belk's past professional experience includes serving as a North Carolina District Court Judge, serving as a partner in the investment banking firm Carolina Financial Group, Inc. and serving in the positions of Chairman and director for certain Belk stores, a retail department store chain. Mr. Belk has also previously served as a director of Monroe Hardware Co., Inc., a wholesaler of hardware materials. Mr. Belk has a JD with an LLM — Taxation and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a director of British West Indies Trading Company.

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Victor H. Doolan

Victor H. Doolan has been a director of Sonic since July 2005. Prior to being elected as a director, Mr. Doolan served for approximately three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars North America until his retirement in March 2005. Prior to joining Volvo, Mr. Doolan served as Executive Director of the Premier Automotive Group, the luxury division of Ford Motor Company during his tenure, from July 1999 to June 2002. Mr. Doolan also enjoyed a 23-year career with BMW, culminating with his service as President of BMW of North America from September 1993 to July 1999. Mr. Doolan has worked in the automotive industry for more than 50 years.

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Keri A. Kaiser

Keri A. Kaiser has been a director of Sonic since July 2020. Ms. Kaiser has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer of Children’s Health System of Texas (“Children’s Health”), a clinically integrated regional pediatric health care system, since 2018 and as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Children’s Health since 2012. Prior to joining Children’s Health, Ms. Kaiser was the Chief Revenue Officer for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Previously, she was a co-founder of Velocity Ventures, worked in brand management with Frito-Lay, and was a founding member of the Strategic Management Consulting Group at Price Waterhouse.

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Compensation Committee Position

R. Eugene Taylor

Mr. R. Eugene Taylor has been a director of Sonic since February 2015. Mr. Taylor has served as a director of First Horizon National Corporation (“First Horizon”), a bank holding company, since November 2017 and served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of First Horizon until July 2020. Mr. Taylor previously served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Capital Bank Financial Corp. (“CBFC”), a bank holding company that he co-founded, from late 2009 until its acquisition by First Horizon in November 2017. Prior to co-founding CBFC, Mr. Taylor spent 38 years at Bank of America Corporation and its predecessor companies, most recently as Vice Chairman of Bank of America and President of Global Corporate & Investment Banking. Mr. Taylor also serves as a director of DHB Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company listed on the Nasdaq. Mr. Taylor was previously a director of CBFC and Capital Bank, N.A., CBFC’s operating bank subsidiary, as well as Capital Bank Corporation, Green Bankshares, Inc. and TIB Financial Corp., each of which CBFC held controlling interests in prior to its merger into CBFC.

Chair

William Belk

William Belk has been a director of Sonic since March 1998 and has served as Sonic’s Lead Independent Director since August 2002. Mr. Belk is currently affiliated with Southeast Investments, N.C. Inc., a FINRA member firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Belk's past professional experience includes serving as a North Carolina District Court Judge, serving as a partner in the investment banking firm Carolina Financial Group, Inc. and serving in the positions of Chairman and director for certain Belk stores, a retail department store chain. Mr. Belk has also previously served as a director of Monroe Hardware Co., Inc., a wholesaler of hardware materials. Mr. Belk has a JD with an LLM — Taxation and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a director of British West Indies Trading Company.

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John W. Harris III

John W. Harris III has been a director of Sonic since October 2014. Mr. Harris has served since September 2015 as President of Lincoln Harris, LLC (“Lincoln Harris”), a privately held corporate real estate services firm focused on commercial brokerage, construction services, development and property management. From March 2012 to September 2015, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Lincoln Harris. Prior to joining Lincoln Harris, Mr. Harris held various positions at Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management firm, from August 2004 to February 2012. During his tenure at Fortress, Mr. Harris worked on assignments in Europe and the United States. Mr. Harris currently serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Harris and previously served on the board of directors of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., a public company traded on the NYSE, from January 2014 until its acquisition in July 2017.

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Robert Heller

Robert Heller has been a director of Sonic since January 2000. Mr. Heller served as a director of FirstAmerica Automotive, Inc. from January 1999 until its acquisition by Sonic in December 1999. Mr. Heller was a director and an Executive Vice President of Fair, Isaac and Company from 1994 until 2001, where he was responsible for strategic relationships and marketing. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Heller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Visa U.S.A. Inc. Mr. Heller is a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System and has had an extensive career in banking, international finance, government service and education. Mr. Heller currently serves as a director of the Bank of Marin Bancorp, a public company traded on the Nasdaq.

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Keri A. Kaiser

Keri A. Kaiser has been a director of Sonic since July 2020. Ms. Kaiser has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer of Children’s Health System of Texas (“Children’s Health”), a clinically integrated regional pediatric health care system, since 2018 and as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Children’s Health since 2012. Prior to joining Children’s Health, Ms. Kaiser was the Chief Revenue Officer for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Previously, she was a co-founder of Velocity Ventures, worked in brand management with Frito-Lay, and was a founding member of the Strategic Management Consulting Group at Price Waterhouse.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

Victor H. Doolan

Victor H. Doolan has been a director of Sonic since July 2005. Prior to being elected as a director, Mr. Doolan served for approximately three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars North America until his retirement in March 2005. Prior to joining Volvo, Mr. Doolan served as Executive Director of the Premier Automotive Group, the luxury division of Ford Motor Company during his tenure, from July 1999 to June 2002. Mr. Doolan also enjoyed a 23-year career with BMW, culminating with his service as President of BMW of North America from September 1993 to July 1999. Mr. Doolan has worked in the automotive industry for more than 50 years.

Chair

William Belk

William Belk has been a director of Sonic since March 1998 and has served as Sonic’s Lead Independent Director since August 2002. Mr. Belk is currently affiliated with Southeast Investments, N.C. Inc., a FINRA member firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Belk's past professional experience includes serving as a North Carolina District Court Judge, serving as a partner in the investment banking firm Carolina Financial Group, Inc. and serving in the positions of Chairman and director for certain Belk stores, a retail department store chain. Mr. Belk has also previously served as a director of Monroe Hardware Co., Inc., a wholesaler of hardware materials. Mr. Belk has a JD with an LLM — Taxation and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a director of British West Indies Trading Company.

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John W. Harris III

John W. Harris III has been a director of Sonic since October 2014. Mr. Harris has served since September 2015 as President of Lincoln Harris, LLC (“Lincoln Harris”), a privately held corporate real estate services firm focused on commercial brokerage, construction services, development and property management. From March 2012 to September 2015, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Lincoln Harris. Prior to joining Lincoln Harris, Mr. Harris held various positions at Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management firm, from August 2004 to February 2012. During his tenure at Fortress, Mr. Harris worked on assignments in Europe and the United States. Mr. Harris currently serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Harris and previously served on the board of directors of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., a public company traded on the NYSE, from January 2014 until its acquisition in July 2017.

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R. Eugene Taylor

Mr. R. Eugene Taylor has been a director of Sonic since February 2015. Mr. Taylor has served as a director of First Horizon National Corporation (“First Horizon”), a bank holding company, since November 2017 and served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of First Horizon until July 2020. Mr. Taylor previously served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Capital Bank Financial Corp. (“CBFC”), a bank holding company that he co-founded, from late 2009 until its acquisition by First Horizon in November 2017. Prior to co-founding CBFC, Mr. Taylor spent 38 years at Bank of America Corporation and its predecessor companies, most recently as Vice Chairman of Bank of America and President of Global Corporate & Investment Banking. Mr. Taylor also serves as a director of DHB Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company listed on the Nasdaq. Mr. Taylor was previously a director of CBFC and Capital Bank, N.A., CBFC’s operating bank subsidiary, as well as Capital Bank Corporation, Green Bankshares, Inc. and TIB Financial Corp., each of which CBFC held controlling interests in prior to its merger into CBFC.

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Keri A. Kaiser

Keri A. Kaiser has been a director of Sonic since July 2020. Ms. Kaiser has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer of Children’s Health System of Texas (“Children’s Health”), a clinically integrated regional pediatric health care system, since 2018 and as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Children’s Health since 2012. Prior to joining Children’s Health, Ms. Kaiser was the Chief Revenue Officer for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Previously, she was a co-founder of Velocity Ventures, worked in brand management with Frito-Lay, and was a founding member of the Strategic Management Consulting Group at Price Waterhouse.

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Robert Heller

Robert Heller has been a director of Sonic since January 2000. Mr. Heller served as a director of FirstAmerica Automotive, Inc. from January 1999 until its acquisition by Sonic in December 1999. Mr. Heller was a director and an Executive Vice President of Fair, Isaac and Company from 1994 until 2001, where he was responsible for strategic relationships and marketing. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Heller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Visa U.S.A. Inc. Mr. Heller is a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System and has had an extensive career in banking, international finance, government service and education. Mr. Heller currently serves as a director of the Bank of Marin Bancorp, a public company traded on the Nasdaq.

William Belk

William Belk has been a director of Sonic since March 1998 and has served as Sonic’s Lead Independent Director since August 2002. Mr. Belk is currently affiliated with Southeast Investments, N.C. Inc., a FINRA member firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Belk's past professional experience includes serving as a North Carolina District Court Judge, serving as a partner in the investment banking firm Carolina Financial Group, Inc. and serving in the positions of Chairman and director for certain Belk stores, a retail department store chain. Mr. Belk has also previously served as a director of Monroe Hardware Co., Inc., a wholesaler of hardware materials. Mr. Belk has a JD with an LLM — Taxation and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a director of British West Indies Trading Company.

Victor H. Doolan

Victor H. Doolan has been a director of Sonic since July 2005. Prior to being elected as a director, Mr. Doolan served for approximately three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars North America until his retirement in March 2005. Prior to joining Volvo, Mr. Doolan served as Executive Director of the Premier Automotive Group, the luxury division of Ford Motor Company during his tenure, from July 1999 to June 2002. Mr. Doolan also enjoyed a 23-year career with BMW, culminating with his service as President of BMW of North America from September 1993 to July 1999. Mr. Doolan has worked in the automotive industry for more than 50 years.

Keri A. Kaiser

Keri A. Kaiser has been a director of Sonic since July 2020. Ms. Kaiser has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer of Children’s Health System of Texas (“Children’s Health”), a clinically integrated regional pediatric health care system, since 2018 and as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Children’s Health since 2012. Prior to joining Children’s Health, Ms. Kaiser was the Chief Revenue Officer for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Previously, she was a co-founder of Velocity Ventures, worked in brand management with Frito-Lay, and was a founding member of the Strategic Management Consulting Group at Price Waterhouse.

R. Eugene Taylor

Mr. R. Eugene Taylor has been a director of Sonic since February 2015. Mr. Taylor has served as a director of First Horizon National Corporation (“First Horizon”), a bank holding company, since November 2017 and served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of First Horizon until July 2020. Mr. Taylor previously served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Capital Bank Financial Corp. (“CBFC”), a bank holding company that he co-founded, from late 2009 until its acquisition by First Horizon in November 2017. Prior to co-founding CBFC, Mr. Taylor spent 38 years at Bank of America Corporation and its predecessor companies, most recently as Vice Chairman of Bank of America and President of Global Corporate & Investment Banking. Mr. Taylor also serves as a director of DHB Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company listed on the Nasdaq. Mr. Taylor was previously a director of CBFC and Capital Bank, N.A., CBFC’s operating bank subsidiary, as well as Capital Bank Corporation, Green Bankshares, Inc. and TIB Financial Corp., each of which CBFC held controlling interests in prior to its merger into CBFC.

William Belk

William Belk has been a director of Sonic since March 1998 and has served as Sonic’s Lead Independent Director since August 2002. Mr. Belk is currently affiliated with Southeast Investments, N.C. Inc., a FINRA member firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Belk's past professional experience includes serving as a North Carolina District Court Judge, serving as a partner in the investment banking firm Carolina Financial Group, Inc. and serving in the positions of Chairman and director for certain Belk stores, a retail department store chain. Mr. Belk has also previously served as a director of Monroe Hardware Co., Inc., a wholesaler of hardware materials. Mr. Belk has a JD with an LLM — Taxation and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a director of British West Indies Trading Company.

John W. Harris III

John W. Harris III has been a director of Sonic since October 2014. Mr. Harris has served since September 2015 as President of Lincoln Harris, LLC (“Lincoln Harris”), a privately held corporate real estate services firm focused on commercial brokerage, construction services, development and property management. From March 2012 to September 2015, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Lincoln Harris. Prior to joining Lincoln Harris, Mr. Harris held various positions at Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management firm, from August 2004 to February 2012. During his tenure at Fortress, Mr. Harris worked on assignments in Europe and the United States. Mr. Harris currently serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Harris and previously served on the board of directors of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., a public company traded on the NYSE, from January 2014 until its acquisition in July 2017.

Robert Heller

Robert Heller has been a director of Sonic since January 2000. Mr. Heller served as a director of FirstAmerica Automotive, Inc. from January 1999 until its acquisition by Sonic in December 1999. Mr. Heller was a director and an Executive Vice President of Fair, Isaac and Company from 1994 until 2001, where he was responsible for strategic relationships and marketing. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Heller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Visa U.S.A. Inc. Mr. Heller is a former Governor of the Federal Reserve System and has had an extensive career in banking, international finance, government service and education. Mr. Heller currently serves as a director of the Bank of Marin Bancorp, a public company traded on the Nasdaq.

Keri A. Kaiser

Keri A. Kaiser has been a director of Sonic since July 2020. Ms. Kaiser has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer of Children’s Health System of Texas (“Children’s Health”), a clinically integrated regional pediatric health care system, since 2018 and as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Children’s Health since 2012. Prior to joining Children’s Health, Ms. Kaiser was the Chief Revenue Officer for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Previously, she was a co-founder of Velocity Ventures, worked in brand management with Frito-Lay, and was a founding member of the Strategic Management Consulting Group at Price Waterhouse.

Victor H. Doolan

Victor H. Doolan has been a director of Sonic since July 2005. Prior to being elected as a director, Mr. Doolan served for approximately three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars North America until his retirement in March 2005. Prior to joining Volvo, Mr. Doolan served as Executive Director of the Premier Automotive Group, the luxury division of Ford Motor Company during his tenure, from July 1999 to June 2002. Mr. Doolan also enjoyed a 23-year career with BMW, culminating with his service as President of BMW of North America from September 1993 to July 1999. Mr. Doolan has worked in the automotive industry for more than 50 years.

William Belk

William Belk has been a director of Sonic since March 1998 and has served as Sonic’s Lead Independent Director since August 2002. Mr. Belk is currently affiliated with Southeast Investments, N.C. Inc., a FINRA member firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Belk's past professional experience includes serving as a North Carolina District Court Judge, serving as a partner in the investment banking firm Carolina Financial Group, Inc. and serving in the positions of Chairman and director for certain Belk stores, a retail department store chain. Mr. Belk has also previously served as a director of Monroe Hardware Co., Inc., a wholesaler of hardware materials. Mr. Belk has a JD with an LLM — Taxation and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a director of British West Indies Trading Company.

John W. Harris III

John W. Harris III has been a director of Sonic since October 2014. Mr. Harris has served since September 2015 as President of Lincoln Harris, LLC (“Lincoln Harris”), a privately held corporate real estate services firm focused on commercial brokerage, construction services, development and property management. From March 2012 to September 2015, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Lincoln Harris. Prior to joining Lincoln Harris, Mr. Harris held various positions at Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management firm, from August 2004 to February 2012. During his tenure at Fortress, Mr. Harris worked on assignments in Europe and the United States. Mr. Harris currently serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Harris and previously served on the board of directors of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., a public company traded on the NYSE, from January 2014 until its acquisition in July 2017.

R. Eugene Taylor

Mr. R. Eugene Taylor has been a director of Sonic since February 2015. Mr. Taylor has served as a director of First Horizon National Corporation (“First Horizon”), a bank holding company, since November 2017 and served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of First Horizon until July 2020. Mr. Taylor previously served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Capital Bank Financial Corp. (“CBFC”), a bank holding company that he co-founded, from late 2009 until its acquisition by First Horizon in November 2017. Prior to co-founding CBFC, Mr. Taylor spent 38 years at Bank of America Corporation and its predecessor companies, most recently as Vice Chairman of Bank of America and President of Global Corporate & Investment Banking. Mr. Taylor also serves as a director of DHB Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company listed on the Nasdaq. Mr. Taylor was previously a director of CBFC and Capital Bank, N.A., CBFC’s operating bank subsidiary, as well as Capital Bank Corporation, Green Bankshares, Inc. and TIB Financial Corp., each of which CBFC held controlling interests in prior to its merger into CBFC.

Keri A. Kaiser

Keri A. Kaiser has been a director of Sonic since July 2020. Ms. Kaiser has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer of Children’s Health System of Texas (“Children’s Health”), a clinically integrated regional pediatric health care system, since 2018 and as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Children’s Health since 2012. Prior to joining Children’s Health, Ms. Kaiser was the Chief Revenue Officer for the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas. Previously, she was a co-founder of Velocity Ventures, worked in brand management with Frito-Lay, and was a founding member of the Strategic Management Consulting Group at Price Waterhouse.