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Audit Committee Position

Susan R. Bell

Susan R. Bell has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since January 2021. Ms. Bell retired as partner from Ernst & Young LLP in 2020 after a 36-year career in public accounting. At Ernst & Young LLP, Ms. Bell served as both an audit and advisory partner, led the Southeast Risk Advisory practice and served as the Atlanta Office Managing Partner. Prior to working at Ernst & Young LLP, Ms. Bell started her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in 1984 where she served as an audit partner from 1996 to 2002. Ms. Bell has extensive experience with accounting and auditing, internal controls over financial reporting, enterprise risk management, financial IT systems implementations and testing, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, initial public debt and equity offerings and other securities offerings.

Ms. Bell currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., Marine Products Corporation and First Advantage Corporation, roles she has held since 2021, and also serves on the audit committees of those corporations and on the compensation committee of First Advantage Corporation. She also is audit committee chair for First Advantage Corporation. In addition, Ms. Bell serves on the board of IWF Georgia, a non-profit international women’s forum. Ms. Bell graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Professional Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia and Tennessee.

Chair

Patrick J. Gunning

Patrick J. Gunning has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since January 2021. Mr. Gunning brings extensive risk oversight and financial and strategic experience to our Board of Directors. Mr. Gunning previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc., a non-profit organization, from November 2020 to June 2022. In June 2020, Mr. Gunning retired as a partner from Ernst & Young LLP, a role he held since May 2002, after a 39‑year career in public accounting. Mr. Gunning held multiple leadership roles at Ernst & Young LLP including Southeast Region Leader of the Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice, Southeast Area Industry Leader of the Retail and Consumer Products practice, and lead audit partner for numerous publicly traded and privately owned companies.

Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP, Mr. Gunning worked at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1981 to 2002, where he served as a partner, lead audit partner for numerous publicly traded and privately owned companies, and Assurance Division Leader. Mr. Gunning currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc. and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2021. Mr. Gunning received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.

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Gregory B. Morrison

Gregory B. Morrison has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2021. He is the former Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer for Cox Enterprises, Inc., a role he held from February 2002 until his retirement in January 2020. During his 18 years at Cox, Mr. Morrison was responsible for providing corporate strategic planning, policy development and management of all information technology systems and overseeing cybersecurity matters. Prior to his role at Cox, Mr. Morrison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RealEstate.com in 2000 and held various information and technology leadership roles at Prudential Financial from 1989 to 2002.

Mr. Morrison has extensive knowledge and expertise with cybersecurity, large-scale business transformations and the development of key technological advances that help improve manual business processes. Mr. Morrison was named among the industry’s top performing Chief Information Officers who have shown unparalleled leadership to drive innovation and transformation in businesses.

Mr. Morrison also serves on the board of directors of Veritex Holdings and Veritiv Corp, roles he has held since 2016 and 2021, respectively. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees since 2004.

Mr. Morrison was a commissioned officer in the US Army from 1982 to 1989. Mr. Morrison received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics from South Carolina State University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

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Human Capital Management and Compensation Committee Position

Jerry W. Nix

Jerry W. Nix has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2020. Mr. Nix retired from Genuine Parts Company in 2013, where he served as Vice Chairman from 2005 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Genuine Parts in 1978, Mr. Nix was an auditor with Ernst & Young from 1974 to 1978 and a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Nix’s extensive financial and accounting experience with a large diversified public company provides the Board with a great resource in the financial, accounting, operational, risk management, and investor relations areas. Mr. Nix currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2020 and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mississippi State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Chair

Gregory B. Morrison

Gregory B. Morrison has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2021. He is the former Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer for Cox Enterprises, Inc., a role he held from February 2002 until his retirement in January 2020. During his 18 years at Cox, Mr. Morrison was responsible for providing corporate strategic planning, policy development and management of all information technology systems and overseeing cybersecurity matters. Prior to his role at Cox, Mr. Morrison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RealEstate.com in 2000 and held various information and technology leadership roles at Prudential Financial from 1989 to 2002.

Mr. Morrison has extensive knowledge and expertise with cybersecurity, large-scale business transformations and the development of key technological advances that help improve manual business processes. Mr. Morrison was named among the industry’s top performing Chief Information Officers who have shown unparalleled leadership to drive innovation and transformation in businesses.

Mr. Morrison also serves on the board of directors of Veritex Holdings and Veritiv Corp, roles he has held since 2016 and 2021, respectively. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees since 2004.

Mr. Morrison was a commissioned officer in the US Army from 1982 to 1989. Mr. Morrison received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics from South Carolina State University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

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Louise S. Sams

Louise S. Sams has served as a Director of Rollins since 2022. She previously served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”), a television and media conglomerate, from 2000 until September 2019. As General Counsel, Ms. Sams oversaw legal work relating to all of the business activities of Turner and its subsidiaries worldwide. Ms. Sams managed a global legal department overseeing licensing, clearance and production of content for the Turner television networks and related media services, the sale and distribution of those networks, protection of intellectual property, employment matters, litigation, and transactional work, such as acquisitions and joint ventures.

Ms. Sams also served as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc. from September 2003 until May 2012. Ms. Sams has extensive experience related to technology, information security, use of data and consumer privacy, as well as enterprise-wide risk management. In Ms. Sams’ role as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc., Ms. Sams was responsible for production, distribution and ad sales relating to all kids and entertainment television networks and media services offered by Turner outside of the U.S. and Canada, distribution and commercial operations of CNN’s international services, and Turner’s international joint ventures. Prior to joining Turner in 1993 as a corporate attorney, Ms. Sams was an associate at White & Case, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Sams currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CoStar Group and Loop Industries, positions she has held since December 2019 and April 2021, respectively. Ms. Sams serves on the Audit Committee of Costar and the Audit and Compensation and Governance Committees of Loop Industries. Ms. Sams currently serves on the following non-profit boards: Princeton University, where she is Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Executive Committee, Board Development Committee and Compensation Committee; High Museum of Art in Atlanta; Woodruff Arts Center; The Westminster Schools; and Meals on Wheels, Atlanta, where she chairs the Development Committee. Ms. Sams received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. from Princeton University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

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Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

Jerry W. Nix

Jerry W. Nix has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2020. Mr. Nix retired from Genuine Parts Company in 2013, where he served as Vice Chairman from 2005 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Genuine Parts in 1978, Mr. Nix was an auditor with Ernst & Young from 1974 to 1978 and a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Nix’s extensive financial and accounting experience with a large diversified public company provides the Board with a great resource in the financial, accounting, operational, risk management, and investor relations areas. Mr. Nix currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2020 and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mississippi State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Chair

Donald P. Carson

Donald P. Carson has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2021. Mr. Carson brings extensive financial and strategic experience to our Board of Directors. Mr. Carson is the founder of Don Carson Associates, LLC, and co-founder of The Ansley Capital Group, LLC, Ansley Securities LLC, and Cardez Hospitality Group, LLC. Mr. Carson previously served as President of RFA Management Company, LLC, an Atlanta-based family office, from 2019 to 2022, and previously from 2003 to 2013. Mr. Carson worked for many years in the investment and commercial banking industry, primarily for Wachovia Bank, N.A. from 1977 to 1997. During this time, he was head of the international banking and investment banking businesses. After leaving Wachovia, Mr. Carson became a partner of Paradigm Capital where he was employed from 1998 to 1999 and later co-founded The Ansley Capital Group, LLC and Ansley Securities, LLC, where he is a Managing Director. Mr. Carson currently serves as a director of LOR, Inc. and Rollins Holding Company, Inc., roles he has held since 2003. He also currently serves as a trustee of Beloit College and serves on the board of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Mr. Carson is also a trustee of The Gary W. Rollins Foundation. He is a trustee of The Cook and Bynum Fund, a publicly traded mutual fund. Mr. Carson appears on numerous recordings for Telarc and Deutsche Grammophon with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Four of these recordings have earned Grammys. Mr. Carson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Composition from Beloit College, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago. He also is a graduate of the Thunderbird School of Global Management of Arizona State University.

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P. Russell Hardin

P. Russell Hardin has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since April 2023. He currently serves as the President of the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, Lettie Pate Evans Foundation and Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, roles he has held since 2006. Mr. Hardin joined the Foundations’ staff in 1988 and became President in 2006. Previously, Mr. Hardin practiced law with the Atlanta firm of King & Spalding from 1982 to 1987. Mr. Hardin has served as a trustee of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 2011 and currently serves as a director of Genuine Parts Company, a role he has held since 2017. He also serves as a director on the Truist Atlanta Advisory Council and The Commerce Club in Atlanta. Mr. Hardin offers the Board extensive experience in the areas of finance, management, strategic planning, philanthropy, governance, and law. Mr. Hardin received his Bachelor of Arts degree with high distinction from the University of Virginia in 1979, and a Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Duke University School of Law in 1982.

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Louise S. Sams

Louise S. Sams has served as a Director of Rollins since 2022. She previously served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”), a television and media conglomerate, from 2000 until September 2019. As General Counsel, Ms. Sams oversaw legal work relating to all of the business activities of Turner and its subsidiaries worldwide. Ms. Sams managed a global legal department overseeing licensing, clearance and production of content for the Turner television networks and related media services, the sale and distribution of those networks, protection of intellectual property, employment matters, litigation, and transactional work, such as acquisitions and joint ventures.

Ms. Sams also served as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc. from September 2003 until May 2012. Ms. Sams has extensive experience related to technology, information security, use of data and consumer privacy, as well as enterprise-wide risk management. In Ms. Sams’ role as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc., Ms. Sams was responsible for production, distribution and ad sales relating to all kids and entertainment television networks and media services offered by Turner outside of the U.S. and Canada, distribution and commercial operations of CNN’s international services, and Turner’s international joint ventures. Prior to joining Turner in 1993 as a corporate attorney, Ms. Sams was an associate at White & Case, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Sams currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CoStar Group and Loop Industries, positions she has held since December 2019 and April 2021, respectively. Ms. Sams serves on the Audit Committee of Costar and the Audit and Compensation and Governance Committees of Loop Industries. Ms. Sams currently serves on the following non-profit boards: Princeton University, where she is Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Executive Committee, Board Development Committee and Compensation Committee; High Museum of Art in Atlanta; Woodruff Arts Center; The Westminster Schools; and Meals on Wheels, Atlanta, where she chairs the Development Committee. Ms. Sams received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. from Princeton University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

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Executive Committee Position

Gary W. Rollins

Gary W. Rollins has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 1981, and as Chairman of the Board since 2020. He previously served as the Vice Chairman of the Company. Mr. Rollins is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Company, a role he held from 2001 to 2022. Mr. Rollins has extensive knowledge of the Company’s business and industry having started out as a technician with the Company and serving in various roles of increasing responsibility for over 56 years, all the way up to CEO. Under Mr. Rollins’ leadership as CEO over the past 20 years, the Company has experienced dramatic expansion that has significantly increased its value and global footprint. In 2020, Mr. Rollins was named one of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2021, he received the Crown Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award from Pest Control Technology and Syngenta for his decades of success supporting the industry. This award is determined by previous Crown Leadership Award recipients and is one of the most prestigious industry awards that is only given to those who have dedicated more than 25 years to advancing pest control. Mr. Rollins has played an active role in upholding his strong family legacy of philanthropy. Under his guidance and passion for giving, Rollins’ employees have supported the United Way of Greater Atlanta since 1985. Over the course of our 41-year history with United Way, Rollins has raised over $21 million through employee donations and company matches that went to local communities in need. Mr. Rollins has been instrumental in instilling a culture of serving our community and has established Rollins as a community leader. Mr. Rollins is currently a Director of Marine Products Corporation and RPC, Inc., roles he has held since 2001 and 1984, respectively. He previously served as the Non-Executive Chairman of both companies from 2020 to 2022. Mr. Rollins also previously served as a Director of Genuine Parts Company from 2005 to 2017. Mr. Rollins received a BS in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.

Chair

Jerry W. Nix

Jerry W. Nix has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2020. Mr. Nix retired from Genuine Parts Company in 2013, where he served as Vice Chairman from 2005 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Genuine Parts in 1978, Mr. Nix was an auditor with Ernst & Young from 1974 to 1978 and a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Nix’s extensive financial and accounting experience with a large diversified public company provides the Board with a great resource in the financial, accounting, operational, risk management, and investor relations areas. Mr. Nix currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2020 and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mississippi State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

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Susan R. Bell

Susan R. Bell has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since January 2021. Ms. Bell retired as partner from Ernst & Young LLP in 2020 after a 36-year career in public accounting. At Ernst & Young LLP, Ms. Bell served as both an audit and advisory partner, led the Southeast Risk Advisory practice and served as the Atlanta Office Managing Partner. Prior to working at Ernst & Young LLP, Ms. Bell started her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in 1984 where she served as an audit partner from 1996 to 2002. Ms. Bell has extensive experience with accounting and auditing, internal controls over financial reporting, enterprise risk management, financial IT systems implementations and testing, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, initial public debt and equity offerings and other securities offerings.

Ms. Bell currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., Marine Products Corporation and First Advantage Corporation, roles she has held since 2021, and also serves on the audit committees of those corporations and on the compensation committee of First Advantage Corporation. She also is audit committee chair for First Advantage Corporation. In addition, Ms. Bell serves on the board of IWF Georgia, a non-profit international women’s forum. Ms. Bell graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Professional Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia and Tennessee.

Patrick J. Gunning

Patrick J. Gunning has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since January 2021. Mr. Gunning brings extensive risk oversight and financial and strategic experience to our Board of Directors. Mr. Gunning previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc., a non-profit organization, from November 2020 to June 2022. In June 2020, Mr. Gunning retired as a partner from Ernst & Young LLP, a role he held since May 2002, after a 39‑year career in public accounting. Mr. Gunning held multiple leadership roles at Ernst & Young LLP including Southeast Region Leader of the Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice, Southeast Area Industry Leader of the Retail and Consumer Products practice, and lead audit partner for numerous publicly traded and privately owned companies.

Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP, Mr. Gunning worked at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1981 to 2002, where he served as a partner, lead audit partner for numerous publicly traded and privately owned companies, and Assurance Division Leader. Mr. Gunning currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc. and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2021. Mr. Gunning received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.

Gregory B. Morrison

Gregory B. Morrison has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2021. He is the former Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer for Cox Enterprises, Inc., a role he held from February 2002 until his retirement in January 2020. During his 18 years at Cox, Mr. Morrison was responsible for providing corporate strategic planning, policy development and management of all information technology systems and overseeing cybersecurity matters. Prior to his role at Cox, Mr. Morrison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RealEstate.com in 2000 and held various information and technology leadership roles at Prudential Financial from 1989 to 2002.

Mr. Morrison has extensive knowledge and expertise with cybersecurity, large-scale business transformations and the development of key technological advances that help improve manual business processes. Mr. Morrison was named among the industry’s top performing Chief Information Officers who have shown unparalleled leadership to drive innovation and transformation in businesses.

Mr. Morrison also serves on the board of directors of Veritex Holdings and Veritiv Corp, roles he has held since 2016 and 2021, respectively. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees since 2004.

Mr. Morrison was a commissioned officer in the US Army from 1982 to 1989. Mr. Morrison received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics from South Carolina State University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

Jerry W. Nix

Jerry W. Nix has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2020. Mr. Nix retired from Genuine Parts Company in 2013, where he served as Vice Chairman from 2005 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Genuine Parts in 1978, Mr. Nix was an auditor with Ernst & Young from 1974 to 1978 and a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Nix’s extensive financial and accounting experience with a large diversified public company provides the Board with a great resource in the financial, accounting, operational, risk management, and investor relations areas. Mr. Nix currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2020 and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mississippi State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Gregory B. Morrison

Gregory B. Morrison has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2021. He is the former Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer for Cox Enterprises, Inc., a role he held from February 2002 until his retirement in January 2020. During his 18 years at Cox, Mr. Morrison was responsible for providing corporate strategic planning, policy development and management of all information technology systems and overseeing cybersecurity matters. Prior to his role at Cox, Mr. Morrison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RealEstate.com in 2000 and held various information and technology leadership roles at Prudential Financial from 1989 to 2002.

Mr. Morrison has extensive knowledge and expertise with cybersecurity, large-scale business transformations and the development of key technological advances that help improve manual business processes. Mr. Morrison was named among the industry’s top performing Chief Information Officers who have shown unparalleled leadership to drive innovation and transformation in businesses.

Mr. Morrison also serves on the board of directors of Veritex Holdings and Veritiv Corp, roles he has held since 2016 and 2021, respectively. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees since 2004.

Mr. Morrison was a commissioned officer in the US Army from 1982 to 1989. Mr. Morrison received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics from South Carolina State University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

Louise S. Sams

Louise S. Sams has served as a Director of Rollins since 2022. She previously served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”), a television and media conglomerate, from 2000 until September 2019. As General Counsel, Ms. Sams oversaw legal work relating to all of the business activities of Turner and its subsidiaries worldwide. Ms. Sams managed a global legal department overseeing licensing, clearance and production of content for the Turner television networks and related media services, the sale and distribution of those networks, protection of intellectual property, employment matters, litigation, and transactional work, such as acquisitions and joint ventures.

Ms. Sams also served as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc. from September 2003 until May 2012. Ms. Sams has extensive experience related to technology, information security, use of data and consumer privacy, as well as enterprise-wide risk management. In Ms. Sams’ role as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc., Ms. Sams was responsible for production, distribution and ad sales relating to all kids and entertainment television networks and media services offered by Turner outside of the U.S. and Canada, distribution and commercial operations of CNN’s international services, and Turner’s international joint ventures. Prior to joining Turner in 1993 as a corporate attorney, Ms. Sams was an associate at White & Case, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Sams currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CoStar Group and Loop Industries, positions she has held since December 2019 and April 2021, respectively. Ms. Sams serves on the Audit Committee of Costar and the Audit and Compensation and Governance Committees of Loop Industries. Ms. Sams currently serves on the following non-profit boards: Princeton University, where she is Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Executive Committee, Board Development Committee and Compensation Committee; High Museum of Art in Atlanta; Woodruff Arts Center; The Westminster Schools; and Meals on Wheels, Atlanta, where she chairs the Development Committee. Ms. Sams received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. from Princeton University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Jerry W. Nix

Jerry W. Nix has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2020. Mr. Nix retired from Genuine Parts Company in 2013, where he served as Vice Chairman from 2005 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Genuine Parts in 1978, Mr. Nix was an auditor with Ernst & Young from 1974 to 1978 and a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Nix’s extensive financial and accounting experience with a large diversified public company provides the Board with a great resource in the financial, accounting, operational, risk management, and investor relations areas. Mr. Nix currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2020 and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mississippi State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Donald P. Carson

Donald P. Carson has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2021. Mr. Carson brings extensive financial and strategic experience to our Board of Directors. Mr. Carson is the founder of Don Carson Associates, LLC, and co-founder of The Ansley Capital Group, LLC, Ansley Securities LLC, and Cardez Hospitality Group, LLC. Mr. Carson previously served as President of RFA Management Company, LLC, an Atlanta-based family office, from 2019 to 2022, and previously from 2003 to 2013. Mr. Carson worked for many years in the investment and commercial banking industry, primarily for Wachovia Bank, N.A. from 1977 to 1997. During this time, he was head of the international banking and investment banking businesses. After leaving Wachovia, Mr. Carson became a partner of Paradigm Capital where he was employed from 1998 to 1999 and later co-founded The Ansley Capital Group, LLC and Ansley Securities, LLC, where he is a Managing Director. Mr. Carson currently serves as a director of LOR, Inc. and Rollins Holding Company, Inc., roles he has held since 2003. He also currently serves as a trustee of Beloit College and serves on the board of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Mr. Carson is also a trustee of The Gary W. Rollins Foundation. He is a trustee of The Cook and Bynum Fund, a publicly traded mutual fund. Mr. Carson appears on numerous recordings for Telarc and Deutsche Grammophon with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Four of these recordings have earned Grammys. Mr. Carson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Composition from Beloit College, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago. He also is a graduate of the Thunderbird School of Global Management of Arizona State University.

P. Russell Hardin

P. Russell Hardin has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since April 2023. He currently serves as the President of the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, Lettie Pate Evans Foundation and Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, roles he has held since 2006. Mr. Hardin joined the Foundations’ staff in 1988 and became President in 2006. Previously, Mr. Hardin practiced law with the Atlanta firm of King & Spalding from 1982 to 1987. Mr. Hardin has served as a trustee of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 2011 and currently serves as a director of Genuine Parts Company, a role he has held since 2017. He also serves as a director on the Truist Atlanta Advisory Council and The Commerce Club in Atlanta. Mr. Hardin offers the Board extensive experience in the areas of finance, management, strategic planning, philanthropy, governance, and law. Mr. Hardin received his Bachelor of Arts degree with high distinction from the University of Virginia in 1979, and a Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Duke University School of Law in 1982.

Louise S. Sams

Louise S. Sams has served as a Director of Rollins since 2022. She previously served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”), a television and media conglomerate, from 2000 until September 2019. As General Counsel, Ms. Sams oversaw legal work relating to all of the business activities of Turner and its subsidiaries worldwide. Ms. Sams managed a global legal department overseeing licensing, clearance and production of content for the Turner television networks and related media services, the sale and distribution of those networks, protection of intellectual property, employment matters, litigation, and transactional work, such as acquisitions and joint ventures.

Ms. Sams also served as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc. from September 2003 until May 2012. Ms. Sams has extensive experience related to technology, information security, use of data and consumer privacy, as well as enterprise-wide risk management. In Ms. Sams’ role as President, Turner Broadcasting System International, Inc., Ms. Sams was responsible for production, distribution and ad sales relating to all kids and entertainment television networks and media services offered by Turner outside of the U.S. and Canada, distribution and commercial operations of CNN’s international services, and Turner’s international joint ventures. Prior to joining Turner in 1993 as a corporate attorney, Ms. Sams was an associate at White & Case, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Sams currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CoStar Group and Loop Industries, positions she has held since December 2019 and April 2021, respectively. Ms. Sams serves on the Audit Committee of Costar and the Audit and Compensation and Governance Committees of Loop Industries. Ms. Sams currently serves on the following non-profit boards: Princeton University, where she is Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Executive Committee, Board Development Committee and Compensation Committee; High Museum of Art in Atlanta; Woodruff Arts Center; The Westminster Schools; and Meals on Wheels, Atlanta, where she chairs the Development Committee. Ms. Sams received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. from Princeton University, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Gary W. Rollins

Gary W. Rollins has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 1981, and as Chairman of the Board since 2020. He previously served as the Vice Chairman of the Company. Mr. Rollins is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Company, a role he held from 2001 to 2022. Mr. Rollins has extensive knowledge of the Company’s business and industry having started out as a technician with the Company and serving in various roles of increasing responsibility for over 56 years, all the way up to CEO. Under Mr. Rollins’ leadership as CEO over the past 20 years, the Company has experienced dramatic expansion that has significantly increased its value and global footprint. In 2020, Mr. Rollins was named one of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2021, he received the Crown Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award from Pest Control Technology and Syngenta for his decades of success supporting the industry. This award is determined by previous Crown Leadership Award recipients and is one of the most prestigious industry awards that is only given to those who have dedicated more than 25 years to advancing pest control. Mr. Rollins has played an active role in upholding his strong family legacy of philanthropy. Under his guidance and passion for giving, Rollins’ employees have supported the United Way of Greater Atlanta since 1985. Over the course of our 41-year history with United Way, Rollins has raised over $21 million through employee donations and company matches that went to local communities in need. Mr. Rollins has been instrumental in instilling a culture of serving our community and has established Rollins as a community leader. Mr. Rollins is currently a Director of Marine Products Corporation and RPC, Inc., roles he has held since 2001 and 1984, respectively. He previously served as the Non-Executive Chairman of both companies from 2020 to 2022. Mr. Rollins also previously served as a Director of Genuine Parts Company from 2005 to 2017. Mr. Rollins received a BS in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.

Jerry W. Nix

Jerry W. Nix has served as a Director of Rollins, Inc. since 2020. Mr. Nix retired from Genuine Parts Company in 2013, where he served as Vice Chairman from 2005 to 2013, Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2005. Prior to joining Genuine Parts in 1978, Mr. Nix was an auditor with Ernst & Young from 1974 to 1978 and a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Nix’s extensive financial and accounting experience with a large diversified public company provides the Board with a great resource in the financial, accounting, operational, risk management, and investor relations areas. Mr. Nix currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation, roles he has held since 2020 and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mississippi State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.