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Michael C. Jennings , , , Chief Executive Officer and President

Mr. Jennings has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier since January 1, 2020. He served as Executive Vice President of HollyFrontier from November 2019 through December 2019, as Executive Chairman of HollyFrontier from January 2016 until January 2017 and as the Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier from the merger of Holly Corporation (“Holly”) and Frontier Oil Corporation (“Frontier”) in July 2011 until January 2016. He served as Chairman of the Board of HollyFrontier from January 2017 to February 2019 and January 2013 to January 2016. Mr. Jennings has served as Chief Executive Officer of Holly Logistic Services, L.L.C. (“HLS”) since January 2020. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of HLS from January 2014 to November 2016 and as President of HLS from October 2015 to February 2016. Mr. Jennings previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier from 2009 until the merger of Holly and Frontier in July 2011 and as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontier from 2005 until 2009.

Timothy Go , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Go has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HollyFrontier since June 2020. Prior to that time, he served as Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. from January 2016 to April 2020 and retired from Calumet in June 2020. Prior to joining Calumet. Mr. Go served as Vice President, Operations of Flint Hills Resources, LP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., from July 2012 through September 20I 5 and as Vice President, Operations Excellence of Flint Hills Resources, LP from June 2011 through July 2013. Mr. Go served as Managing Director, Operations Excellence from August 2008 through 2011 of Koch Industries, Inc. Prior to joining Koch Industries, Mr. Go held various roles of increasing responsibility in downstream operations during his 18 years at ExxonMobil Corporation.

Richard L. Voliva III , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Voliva has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HollyFrontier since March 2017. He served as Senior Vice President, Strategy of HollyFrontier from June 2016 to March 2017. Mr. Voliva has served as President of HLS since January 2020. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HLS from March 2017 to January 2020, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HLS from July 2016 to March 2017, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HLS from October 2015 until July 2016, Vice President, Corporate Development of HLS from February 2015 until October 2015 and as Senior Director, Business Development of HLS from April 2014 until February 2015. Prior to joining HLS, Mr. Voliva was an analyst at Millennium Management LLC, an institutional asset manager, from April 2011 until April 2014, an analyst at Partner Fund Management, L.P., a hedge fund, from March 2008 until March 2011 and Vice President, Equity Research at Deutsche Bank from June 2005 to March 2008. Mr. Voliva is a CFA Charterholder.

Thomas G. Creery , , , Senior Vice President, Commercial of HollyFrontier Corporation and President of HollyFrontier Refining & Marketing

Mr. Creery has served as Senior Vice President, Commercial of HollyFrontier Corporation since January 2016 and as President of HollyFrontier Refining and Marketing since February 2017. He previously served as Vice President, Crude Supply from October 2008 to January 2016 and Vice President, Crude Supply and Planning from January 2006 to October 2008. Prior to joining HollyFrontier, Mr. Creery served at Unocal Corporation for 25 years in a variety of locations based in Calgary, Los Angeles, Singapore and Houston.

Bruce A. Lerner , , , President, HollyFrontier Lubricants & Specialties

Mr. Lerner has served as President, HollyFrontier Lubricants & Specialties since June 2020. Mr. Lerner served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PeroxyChem, LLC from March 2014 to February 2020 and Vice President & Global Business Director, FMC Peroxygens of FMC Corporation from February 2007 to February 2014 when the business unit was divested to become PeroxyChem. Prior to such time, Mr. Lerner held various roles at Engelhard Corp. and BASF Corp. Mr. Lerner currently serves on the board of directors of Vishay Precision Group.

Vaishali S. Bhatia , , , Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Ms. Bhatia has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of HollyFrontier since November 2019 and Secretary of HollyFrontier since August 2019. She served as Chief Compliance Officer of HollyFrontier from August 2019 to January 2020, Acting General Counsel of HollyFrontier from August 2019 to November 2019, Assistant General Counsel of HollyFrontier from May 2017 to August 2019, Assistant Secretary of HollyFrontier from May 2012 to August 2019 and Counsel of HollyFrontier from October 2011 to May 2017. Ms. Bhatia has also served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of HLS since November 2019 and Secretary of HLS since August 2019. She served as Chief Compliance Officer of HLS from August 2019 to January 2020, Acting General Counsel of HLS from August 2019 to November 2019, Assistant General Counsel of HLS from May 2017 to August 2019, Assistant Secretary of HLS from January 2013 to August 2019 and Counsel of HLS from October 2011 to May 2017. Prior to joining HollyFrontier, Ms. Bhatia was an associate at Jones Day.

Franklin Myers , , , Chairman of the Board

Director Since:

2011

Business Experience:

Mr. Myers has served as the Chairman of the Board of HollyFrontier Corporation since February 2019. Mr. Myers has served as a senior advisor of Quantum Energy Partners, a private equity firm, since February 2013. Mr. Myers served as an operating advisor to Paine & Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, from 2009 through 2012 and as Senior Advisor to Cameron International Corporation, a publicly traded provider of flow equipment products, from 2008 until 2009. He served Cameron in various other capacities, including as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2003 through 2008, President of Cameron’s compression business from 1998 through 2001 and Senior Vice President and General Counsel from 1995 through 1999. In addition, Mr. Myers served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Baker Hughes Incorporated from 1988 through 1995 and as an associate and then a partner at Fulbright & Jaworski (now Norton Rose Fulbright) from 1978 through 1988.

Additional Directorships:

Mr. Myers served as a director of Frontier from 2009 until the merger in July 2011, as a director of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. from September 2010 until March 2018 and as a director of ION Geophysical Corporation from 2001 to June 2019. He currently serves as a director of NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. and Comfort Systems USA, Inc. Mr. Myers serves as a director of WireCo WorldGroup Inc., which ceased to have a class of securities registered pursuant to Section 12 of the Exchange Act at the end of September 2016.

Anne-Marie N. Ainsworth , ,

Director Since:

2017

Business Experience:

Ms. Ainsworth served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Oiltanking Partners, L.P. and of Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc., companies engaged in the terminaling, storage and transportation by pipeline of crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gas, from 2012 until her retirement in 2014, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing of Sunoco Inc. from 2009 to 2012, and General Manager of the Motiva Enterprises, LLC Norco, Louisiana Refinery from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining Motiva, Ms. Ainsworth served in various capacities at Royal Dutch Shell. Ms. Ainsworth is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary) and holds the ICD.D designation.

Additional Directorships:

Ms. Ainsworth has served on the boards of directors of Pembina Pipeline Corporation since 2014, Archrock, Inc. since 2015 and Kirby Corporation since 2015. She served on the board of directors of Seventy Seven Energy Inc. until 2015.

Douglas Y. Bech , ,

Director Since:

2011

Business Experience:

Mr. Bech has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raintree Resorts, or its predecessors, since 1997. Raintree Resorts is engaged in resort development, vacation ownership sales and resort management. From 1970 through 1997, Mr. Bech served in various capacities, including as a partner, of several large international law firms practicing in the area of corporate finance and securities transactions.

Additional Directorships:

Mr. Bech served as a director of Frontier from 1993 until the merger in July 2011 and as an independent trust manager of Moody National REIT II, Inc. from 2014 until 2016. Mr. Bech has served as a director of j2 Global, Inc. since 2000 and of eFax.com from 1988 until it was acquired by j2 Global, Inc. in 2000. Mr. Bech has served as an independent trust manager of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation since 2014.

Anna C. Catalano , ,

Director Since:

2017

Business Experience:

Ms. Catalano served in various capacities for BP plc, and its predecessor Amoco Corporation, from 1979 until her retirement in 2003, including as Group Vice President, Marketing, for BP plc from 2000 to 2003.

Additional Directorships:

Ms. Catalano currently serves on the boards of directors of Frontdoor, Inc., Kraton Corporation and Willis Towers Watson plc (having previously served on the board of directors of Willis Group from 2006 until the merger of Willis Group and Towers Watson & Co.). She served on the boards of directors of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company until May 2017 and Chemtura Corporation until June 2017.

Leldon Echols , ,

Director Since:

2009

Business Experience:

Mr. Echols served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Centex Corporation from 2000 until 2006. Before joining Centex, Mr. Echols held various positions, including managing partner, at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1978 until 2000.

Additional Directorships:

Mr. Echols is currently a member of the boards of directors of Trinity Industries, Inc. and EnLink Midstream Manager, LLC, the managing member of EnLink Midstream, LLC. Prior to the closing of the business combination among Devon Energy Corporation, Crosstex Energy, Inc. and Crosstex Energy, L.P. in 2014, Mr. Echols served on the board of directors of Crosstex Energy, L.P. and Crosstex Energy, Inc. Prior to the closing of the January 2019 simplification transaction between EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (formerly known as Crosstex Energy, L.P.), Mr. Echols served on the board of EnLink Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of EnLink Midstream Partners, LP.

Michael C. Jennings , , , Chief Executive Officer and President

Director Since:

2011

Business Experience:

Mr. Jennings has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier since January 1, 2020. He served as Executive Vice President of HollyFrontier from November 2019 through December 2019, as Executive Chairman of HollyFrontier from January 2016 until January 2017 and as the Chief Executive Officer and President of HollyFrontier from the merger of Holly Corporation (“Holly”) and Frontier Oil Corporation (“Frontier”) in July 2011 until January 2016. He served as Chairman of the Board of HollyFrontier from January 2017 to February 2019 and January 2013 to January 2016. Mr. Jennings has served as Chief Executive Officer of HLS since January 2020. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of HLS from January 2014 to November 2016 and as President of HLS from October 2015 to February 2016. Mr. Jennings previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier from 2009 until the merger of Holly and Frontier in July 2011 and as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontier from 2005 until 2009.

Additional Directorships:

Mr. Jennings currently serves as a director and Chairman of the Board of HLS, the general partner of the general partner of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (“HEP”), and FTS International, Inc. Mr. Jennings served as Chairman of the board of directors of Frontier from 2010 until the merger in July 2011 and served as a director of Frontier from 2008 to July 2011. He also served as a director of ION Geophysical Corporation from December 2010 until February 2019.

Craig Knocke , ,

Director Since:

2019

Business Experience:

Mr. Knocke is a co-founder and a Director of Turtle Creek Trust Company, a private trust and investment management firm, since 2009. He currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer and has served as a Portfolio Manager at Turtle Creek Management, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm based in Dallas, Texas, since 2007. Since 2009, Mr. Knocke has served as a Principal and a non-controlling manager and member of TCTC Holdings, LLC (“TCTC”), a bank holding company that is a banking, securities, and investment management firm. He previously held positions as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., as well as positions at Salomon Brothers and Texas Instruments.

Robert J. Kostelnik , ,

Director Since:

2011

Business Experience:

Mr. Kostelnik has served as a principal of Glenrock Recovery Partners since January 2012. Glenrock Recovery Partners assists energy, pipeline, and terminal companies with maximizing the value of non-fungible liquid hydrocarbons, and provides health, safety and environmental compliance and project management consulting services. Mr. Kostelnik served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cinatra Clean Technologies, Inc. from 2008 thru 2011. Cinatra provides tank cleaning systems to refining pipelines and terminals. Prior to his retirement in 2007, Mr. Kostelnik served in a number of senior positions during his 16 years with CITGO Petroleum Corporation, including as Vice President of Refining. During that time, Mr. Kostelnik was responsible for, among other things, the creation & implementation of the Health, Safety & Environmental Management System as well as environmental compliance & improvement. CITGO is engaged in the refining and marketing of petro-chemical products.

James H. Lee , ,

Director Since:

2011

Business Experience:

Mr. Lee has served as the Managing General Partner of Lee, Hite & Wisda Ltd., a private company with investments in oil and gas working, royalty and mineral interests, since founding the firm in 1984.

Additional Directorships:

Mr. Lee serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Holly Logistic Services, L.L.C., the general partner of the general partner of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. He previously served as a director of Frontier from 2000 until the merger in July 2011 and as a director of Forest Oil Corporation from 1991 until the merger of Forest Oil Corporation and Sabine Oil & Gas LLC in 2014.

Michael E. Rose , ,

Director Since:

2011

Business Experience:

Prior to his retirement in 2004, Mr. Rose served in a number of senior positions during his 26 years with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, most recently serving as Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Anadarko from 2000 until his retirement.

Additional Directorships:

Mr. Rose served as a director of Frontier from 2005 until the merger in July 2011.