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These excerpts taken from the GMTN 10-K filed May 1, 2009.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2009.

Name
  Age   Position

David C. Pratt

    64   Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Owens

    54   Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric R. Jacobsen

    53   Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Casey Ramm

    49   Senior Vice President, Merchandising

Steve Uline

    53   Senior Vice President, Marketing

Mark A. Bussard

    44   Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

Kerry D. Graskewicz

    44   Senior Vice President, Inventory Management

Robert J. Vold

    50   Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

        David C. Pratt has been serving as our chairman since December 2006 and interim chief executive officer since September 2008. He is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Industries, which he founded in 1969. He also is president of Rex Realty, DCP Investments, Inc., Three Forks Ranch Corp., Three Forks Aviation, Inc. and Three Forks Lodge, Inc. Mr. Pratt is also a minority owner of the St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.

        Michael J. Owens joined the company in January 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Owens worked at Anheuser-Busch for 27 years. He served as vice president of business operations from July 2007 through November 2008, as vice president of sales and marketing from July 2005 through May 2007, and as vice president of sales and wholesaler operations from 2001 through June 2005.

        Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.

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        Lawrence ("Casey") Ramm was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising in January 2009. He began his career with Gander Mountain in 2004 in store operations. He was promoted to regional vice president of store operations in June 2006, and appointed senior vice president of marketing in April 2008. Mr. Ramm has over 20 years of experience in retail in the areas of operations, marketing and merchandising. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he most recently served as vice president of marketing for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2001 to 2004.

        Steve Uline joined Gander Mountain in January 2009 as senior vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he served for 24 years in positions of increasing responsibility for Anheuser-Busch, where he distinguished himself in the company's marketing group. Mr. Uline served as Anheuser-Busch's vice president of geographic marketing, field media and special event marketing from January 2005 to December 2008. He was responsible for local marketing in the company's largest beer markets and was involved in national marketing efforts. Prior to that, he directed the company's sports marketing from March 1998 to January 2005.

        Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.

        Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, merchandise planning and replenishment. He was appointed senior vice president, inventory management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as vice president of merchandise planning/allocation/space. Between 1992 and 2002, he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was vice president of merchandise planning/inventory management. He began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.

        Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.

ITEM 1A.    RISK FACTORS

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2009.

Name
  Age   Position

David C. Pratt

    64   Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Owens

    54   Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric R. Jacobsen

    53   Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Casey Ramm

    49   Senior Vice President, Merchandising

Steve Uline

    53   Senior Vice President, Marketing

Mark A. Bussard

    44   Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

Kerry D. Graskewicz

    44   Senior Vice President, Inventory Management

Robert J. Vold

    50   Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

        David C. Pratt has been serving as our chairman since December 2006 and interim chief executive officer since September 2008. He is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Industries, which he founded in 1969. He also is president of Rex Realty, DCP Investments, Inc., Three Forks Ranch Corp., Three Forks Aviation, Inc. and Three Forks Lodge, Inc. Mr. Pratt is also a minority owner of the St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.

        Michael J. Owens joined the company in January 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Owens worked at Anheuser-Busch for 27 years. He served as vice president of business operations from July 2007 through November 2008, as vice president of sales and marketing from July 2005 through May 2007, and as vice president of sales and wholesaler operations from 2001 through June 2005.

        Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.

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        Lawrence ("Casey") Ramm was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising in January 2009. He began his career with Gander Mountain in 2004 in store operations. He was promoted to regional vice president of store operations in June 2006, and appointed senior vice president of marketing in April 2008. Mr. Ramm has over 20 years of experience in retail in the areas of operations, marketing and merchandising. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he most recently served as vice president of marketing for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2001 to 2004.

        Steve Uline joined Gander Mountain in January 2009 as senior vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he served for 24 years in positions of increasing responsibility for Anheuser-Busch, where he distinguished himself in the company's marketing group. Mr. Uline served as Anheuser-Busch's vice president of geographic marketing, field media and special event marketing from January 2005 to December 2008. He was responsible for local marketing in the company's largest beer markets and was involved in national marketing efforts. Prior to that, he directed the company's sports marketing from March 1998 to January 2005.

        Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.

        Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, merchandise planning and replenishment. He was appointed senior vice president, inventory management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as vice president of merchandise planning/allocation/space. Between 1992 and 2002, he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was vice president of merchandise planning/inventory management. He began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.

        Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.

ITEM 1A.    RISK FACTORS

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2009.

Name
  Age   Position

David C. Pratt

    64   Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Owens

    54   Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric R. Jacobsen

    53   Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Casey Ramm

    49   Senior Vice President, Merchandising

Steve Uline

    53   Senior Vice President, Marketing

Mark A. Bussard

    44   Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

Kerry D. Graskewicz

    44   Senior Vice President, Inventory Management

Robert J. Vold

    50   Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

        David C. Pratt has been serving as our chairman since December 2006 and interim chief executive officer since September 2008. He is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Industries, which he founded in 1969. He also is president of Rex Realty, DCP Investments, Inc., Three Forks Ranch Corp., Three Forks Aviation, Inc. and Three Forks Lodge, Inc. Mr. Pratt is also a minority owner of the St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.

        Michael J. Owens joined the company in January 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Owens worked at Anheuser-Busch for 27 years. He served as vice president of business operations from July 2007 through November 2008, as vice president of sales and marketing from July 2005 through May 2007, and as vice president of sales and wholesaler operations from 2001 through June 2005.

        Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.

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        Lawrence ("Casey") Ramm was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising in January 2009. He began his career with Gander Mountain in 2004 in store operations. He was promoted to regional vice president of store operations in June 2006, and appointed senior vice president of marketing in April 2008. Mr. Ramm has over 20 years of experience in retail in the areas of operations, marketing and merchandising. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he most recently served as vice president of marketing for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2001 to 2004.

        Steve Uline joined Gander Mountain in January 2009 as senior vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he served for 24 years in positions of increasing responsibility for Anheuser-Busch, where he distinguished himself in the company's marketing group. Mr. Uline served as Anheuser-Busch's vice president of geographic marketing, field media and special event marketing from January 2005 to December 2008. He was responsible for local marketing in the company's largest beer markets and was involved in national marketing efforts. Prior to that, he directed the company's sports marketing from March 1998 to January 2005.

        Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.

        Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, merchandise planning and replenishment. He was appointed senior vice president, inventory management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as vice president of merchandise planning/allocation/space. Between 1992 and 2002, he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was vice president of merchandise planning/inventory management. He began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.

        Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.

ITEM 1A.    RISK FACTORS

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS



        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2009.





















































































Name



 Age  Position

David C. Pratt

  64 Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Owens

  54 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric R. Jacobsen

  53 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Casey Ramm

  49 Senior Vice President, Merchandising

Steve Uline

  53 Senior Vice President, Marketing

Mark A. Bussard

  44 Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

Kerry D. Graskewicz

  44 Senior Vice President, Inventory Management

Robert J. Vold

  50 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer




        SIZE=2>David C. Pratt has been serving as our chairman since December 2006 and interim chief executive officer since September 2008. He is the
former chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Industries, which he founded in 1969. He also is president of Rex Realty, DCP Investments, Inc., Three Forks Ranch Corp., Three
Forks Aviation, Inc. and Three Forks Lodge, Inc. Mr. Pratt is also a minority owner of the St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.



        SIZE=2>Michael J. Owens joined the company in January 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining the company,
Mr. Owens worked at Anheuser-Busch for 27 years. He served as vice president of business operations from July 2007 through November 2008, as vice president of sales and marketing from
July 2005 through May 2007, and as vice president of sales and wholesaler operations from 2001 through June 2005.



        SIZE=2>Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he
served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and
secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers
and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.



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        Lawrence ("Casey") Ramm was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising in January 2009. He began his
career with Gander Mountain in 2004 in store operations. He was promoted to regional vice president of store operations in June 2006, and appointed senior vice president of marketing in April 2008.
Mr. Ramm has over 20 years of experience in retail in the areas of operations, marketing and merchandising. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he most recently served as vice president of
marketing for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2001 to 2004.



        SIZE=2>Steve Uline joined Gander Mountain in January 2009 as senior vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he served for
24 years in positions of increasing responsibility for Anheuser-Busch, where he distinguished himself in the company's marketing group. Mr. Uline served as Anheuser-Busch's vice
president of geographic marketing, field media and special event marketing from January 2005 to December 2008. He was responsible for local marketing in the company's largest beer markets and was
involved in national marketing efforts. Prior to that, he directed the company's sports marketing from March 1998 to January 2005.



        SIZE=2>Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing
communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager
and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard
served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.



        SIZE=2>Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, merchandise planning and replenishment. He was appointed
senior vice president, inventory management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as vice president of merchandise
planning/allocation/space. Between 1992 and 2002, he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was vice president of merchandise planning/inventory management. He
began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.



        SIZE=2>Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in
October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial
officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.



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ITEM 1A.    RISK FACTORS



EXECUTIVE OFFICERS



        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2009.





















































































Name



 Age  Position

David C. Pratt

  64 Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Owens

  54 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric R. Jacobsen

  53 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Casey Ramm

  49 Senior Vice President, Merchandising

Steve Uline

  53 Senior Vice President, Marketing

Mark A. Bussard

  44 Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

Kerry D. Graskewicz

  44 Senior Vice President, Inventory Management

Robert J. Vold

  50 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer




        SIZE=2>David C. Pratt has been serving as our chairman since December 2006 and interim chief executive officer since September 2008. He is the
former chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Industries, which he founded in 1969. He also is president of Rex Realty, DCP Investments, Inc., Three Forks Ranch Corp., Three
Forks Aviation, Inc. and Three Forks Lodge, Inc. Mr. Pratt is also a minority owner of the St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.



        SIZE=2>Michael J. Owens joined the company in January 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining the company,
Mr. Owens worked at Anheuser-Busch for 27 years. He served as vice president of business operations from July 2007 through November 2008, as vice president of sales and marketing from
July 2005 through May 2007, and as vice president of sales and wholesaler operations from 2001 through June 2005.



        SIZE=2>Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he
served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and
secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers
and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.



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        Lawrence ("Casey") Ramm was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising in January 2009. He began his
career with Gander Mountain in 2004 in store operations. He was promoted to regional vice president of store operations in June 2006, and appointed senior vice president of marketing in April 2008.
Mr. Ramm has over 20 years of experience in retail in the areas of operations, marketing and merchandising. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he most recently served as vice president of
marketing for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2001 to 2004.



        SIZE=2>Steve Uline joined Gander Mountain in January 2009 as senior vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he served for
24 years in positions of increasing responsibility for Anheuser-Busch, where he distinguished himself in the company's marketing group. Mr. Uline served as Anheuser-Busch's vice
president of geographic marketing, field media and special event marketing from January 2005 to December 2008. He was responsible for local marketing in the company's largest beer markets and was
involved in national marketing efforts. Prior to that, he directed the company's sports marketing from March 1998 to January 2005.



        SIZE=2>Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing
communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager
and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard
served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.



        SIZE=2>Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, merchandise planning and replenishment. He was appointed
senior vice president, inventory management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as vice president of merchandise
planning/allocation/space. Between 1992 and 2002, he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was vice president of merchandise planning/inventory management. He
began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.



        SIZE=2>Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in
October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial
officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.



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ITEM 1A.    RISK FACTORS



EXECUTIVE OFFICERS



        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2009.





















































































Name



 Age  Position

David C. Pratt

  64 Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. Owens

  54 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric R. Jacobsen

  53 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Casey Ramm

  49 Senior Vice President, Merchandising

Steve Uline

  53 Senior Vice President, Marketing

Mark A. Bussard

  44 Senior Vice President, Retail Sales

Kerry D. Graskewicz

  44 Senior Vice President, Inventory Management

Robert J. Vold

  50 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer




        SIZE=2>David C. Pratt has been serving as our chairman since December 2006 and interim chief executive officer since September 2008. He is the
former chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Industries, which he founded in 1969. He also is president of Rex Realty, DCP Investments, Inc., Three Forks Ranch Corp., Three
Forks Aviation, Inc. and Three Forks Lodge, Inc. Mr. Pratt is also a minority owner of the St. Louis Cardinals major league baseball team.



        SIZE=2>Michael J. Owens joined the company in January 2009 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining the company,
Mr. Owens worked at Anheuser-Busch for 27 years. He served as vice president of business operations from July 2007 through November 2008, as vice president of sales and marketing from
July 2005 through May 2007, and as vice president of sales and wholesaler operations from 2001 through June 2005.



        SIZE=2>Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he
served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and
secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers
and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.



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        Lawrence ("Casey") Ramm was promoted to senior vice president of merchandising in January 2009. He began his
career with Gander Mountain in 2004 in store operations. He was promoted to regional vice president of store operations in June 2006, and appointed senior vice president of marketing in April 2008.
Mr. Ramm has over 20 years of experience in retail in the areas of operations, marketing and merchandising. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he most recently served as vice president of
marketing for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2001 to 2004.



        SIZE=2>Steve Uline joined Gander Mountain in January 2009 as senior vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Gander Mountain, he served for
24 years in positions of increasing responsibility for Anheuser-Busch, where he distinguished himself in the company's marketing group. Mr. Uline served as Anheuser-Busch's vice
president of geographic marketing, field media and special event marketing from January 2005 to December 2008. He was responsible for local marketing in the company's largest beer markets and was
involved in national marketing efforts. Prior to that, he directed the company's sports marketing from March 1998 to January 2005.



        SIZE=2>Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing
communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager
and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard
served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.



        SIZE=2>Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, merchandise planning and replenishment. He was appointed
senior vice president, inventory management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as vice president of merchandise
planning/allocation/space. Between 1992 and 2002, he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was vice president of merchandise planning/inventory management. He
began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.



        SIZE=2>Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in
October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial
officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.



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These excerpts taken from the GMTN 10-K filed May 2, 2008.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2008.

Name

  Age
  Position
Mark R. Baker   50   President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Richard J. Vazquez   49   Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing
JoAnn Bailey Boldt   54   Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Mark A. Bussard   44   Senior Vice President, Retail Sales
Kerry D. Graskewicz   43   Senior Vice President, Inventory Management
Eric R. Jacobsen   51   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert J. Vold   49   Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

        Mark R. Baker, an avid outdoorsman, was appointed president in February 2004 and has served as our chief executive officer since September 2002. Mr. Baker was an independent consultant from August 2001 through September 2002. From May 1996 though July 2001, he served in various positions with Home Depot Inc., including executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief merchandising officer from April 1999 to July 2001. Prior to joining Home Depot, Mr. Baker held senior leadership positions in the retail sector, serving in various management positions for Knox Hardware and Lumber from 1980 through 1988, as vice president of merchandising and marketing of Scotty's Home Improvement Centers from 1988 through 1992 and as executive vice president of merchandising of HomeBase from 1992 through 1996. Mr. Baker is a director of The Scotts Company, a public company that manufactures and markets lawn and garden products.

        Richard J. Vazquez joined our company as executive vice president, merchandising in August 2005 and assumed responsibility for marketing in November 2005. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Vazquez served in various positions at Home Depot Inc. from 1994 to 2005, most recently as vice president, merchandising and marketing, Mexico Division. He served as vice president, merchandising and marketing for Home Depot's Expo Design Center from 2002 to 2004; and general merchandising director, Chile and Argentina, from 1996 to 2001.

        JoAnn Bailey Boldt joined the company in 1999 as Director, Human Resources and was promoted to Vice President, Human Resources, in April 2005. Ms. Boldt is currently the company's Senior Vice President, Human Resources, having been appointed in June 2007. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Boldt was with Wells Fargo Mortgage and ADP, among others.

        Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.

        Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as Vice President, Merchandise Planning and Replenishment. He was appointed Senior Vice President, Inventory Management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as Vice President of Merchandise Planning/Allocation/Space. Between 1992 and 2002 he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was Vice President of Merchandise

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Planning/Inventory Management. He began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.

        Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.

        Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent seventeen years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS



        The following table sets forth the name, age and positions of each of our executive officers as of April 1, 2008.





























































Name

 Age
 Position
Mark R. Baker 50 President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Richard J. Vazquez 49 Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing
JoAnn Bailey Boldt 54 Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Mark A. Bussard 44 Senior Vice President, Retail Sales
Kerry D. Graskewicz 43 Senior Vice President, Inventory Management
Eric R. Jacobsen 51 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert J. Vold 49 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer




        SIZE=2>Mark R. Baker, an avid outdoorsman, was appointed president in February 2004 and has served as our chief executive officer since September
2002. Mr. Baker was an independent consultant from August 2001 through September 2002. From May 1996 though July 2001, he served in various positions with Home Depot Inc., including
executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief merchandising officer from April 1999 to July 2001. Prior to joining Home Depot, Mr. Baker held senior leadership
positions in the retail sector, serving in various management positions for Knox Hardware and Lumber from 1980 through 1988, as vice president of merchandising and marketing of Scotty's Home
Improvement Centers from 1988 through 1992 and as executive vice president of merchandising of HomeBase from 1992 through 1996. Mr. Baker is a director of The Scotts Company, a public company
that manufactures and markets lawn and garden products.



        SIZE=2>Richard J. Vazquez joined our company as executive vice president, merchandising in August 2005 and assumed responsibility for marketing
in November 2005. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Vazquez served in various positions at Home Depot Inc. from 1994 to 2005, most recently as vice president, merchandising and
marketing, Mexico Division. He served as vice president, merchandising and marketing for Home Depot's Expo Design Center from 2002 to 2004; and general merchandising director, Chile and Argentina,
from 1996 to 2001.



        SIZE=2>JoAnn Bailey Boldt joined the company in 1999 as Director, Human Resources and was promoted to Vice President, Human Resources, in April
2005. Ms. Boldt is currently the company's Senior Vice President, Human Resources, having been appointed in June 2007. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Boldt was with Wells Fargo
Mortgage and ADP, among others.



        SIZE=2>Mark A. Bussard was named senior vice president of retail sales in December 2006, with responsibility for driving sales and increasing
communication between the stores and the merchant and marketing teams. He began his career at Gander Mountain in 1994 as a store manager in Michigan and progressed through roles as district manager
and regional manager. In 2002, he joined the corporate staff, where he led the hunting and fishing merchant teams as divisional vice president. Before joining Gander Mountain, Mr. Bussard
served as a store manager and as a regional recruiter of store managers for Quality Stores, Inc.



        SIZE=2>Kerry D. Graskewicz joined Gander Mountain in October 2005 as Vice President, Merchandise Planning and Replenishment. He was appointed
Senior Vice President, Inventory Management in February 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he held various positions at Organized Living, most recently serving as Vice President of Merchandise
Planning/Allocation/Space. Between 1992 and 2002 he progressed through several roles at Bath and Body Works, the last of which was Vice President of Merchandise



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Planning/Inventory
Management. He began his career at May Department stores and has also held positions at Victoria's Secret in merchandise planning and at Venture Stores in inventory management.



        SIZE=2>Eric R. Jacobsen joined us in May 2005 as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From November 1998 to November 2004, he
served as general counsel for Northwestern Corporation, serving most recently as senior vice president and general counsel, and from 1995 to 1998 he served as vice president, general counsel and
secretary of Lodgenet Entertainment Corporation. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles, California, specializing in corporate
finance, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobsen holds a JD-MBA degree from the University of Southern California.



        SIZE=2>Robert J. Vold was named senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in January 2007. He joined Gander Mountain in
October 2005 as vice president, finance. Mr. Vold previously spent seventeen years in positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Norstan, Inc., including chief financial
officer. He began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP.



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