Governance

Committee Composition
Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 AuditTalent and CompensationNominating and Governance
Laurence Bodner  
Laurence Bodner
Director


Mr. Bodner has served as a director of Hostess Brands, Inc. since November 2016. Since February 2017, Mr. Bodner is the Chief Financial Officer of Sovos Brands, a food and beverage company seeking to acquire brands. From March 2016 to February 2017, Mr. Bodner served as a Senior Advisor at Advent International in its global retail, consumer and leisure team. Mr. Bodner served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Big Heart Pet Brands (formerly Del Monte Foods) fro... 
Committee Member Chairperson  
Gretchen Crist 
Gretchen Crist
Director


Ms. Crist has served as a director of Hostess Brands, Inc. since April 2018. Since September 2016, Ms. Crist has served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the Henkel Corporation in North America, which is part of Henkel, KGA a large multi-national public company headquartered in Germany that manufactures adhesive technologies, beauty care products and laundry and home care products. Prior to Henkel, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for The Sun... 
  Committee Member Committee Member
Neil P.  DeFeo 
Neil P.  DeFeo
Director


Mr. DeFeo has served as a of director of Hostess Brands, Inc. since November 2016. Since April 2018, Mr. DeFeo is a founding partner of Nonantum Capital Partners. Mr. DeFeo served as a Senior Advisor to CHARLESBANK Capital Partners from 2012 through March 2017. He retired in 2012 as Chairman and in 2011 as CEO of The Sun Products Company, a private $1.5 billion company he helped found in 2008. Prior to that, he held Chairman/CEO positions with the NYSE-listed Playtex Products Corporation (2004-2... 
  Committee Member Chairperson
Jerry D. Kaminski 
Jerry D. Kaminski
Director


Mr. Kaminski has served as a of director of Hostess Brands, Inc. since November 2016. Since August 2018, Mr. Kaminski has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Land O’Lakes, Inc. From December 2013 to August 2018, Mr. Kaminski served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Land O’Lakes, Inc. International business, leading commercial business ventures outside of the United States. From January 2012 to December 2013, Mr. Kaminski was the Executi... 
Committee Member   Committee Member
Craig D. Steeneck Financial Expert
Craig D. Steeneck
Director


Mr. Steeneck has served as a of director of Hostess Brands, Inc. since November 2016. Mr. Steeneck has been a member of the board of directors of Freshpet, Inc. since November 2014. Mr. Steeneck has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pinnacle Foods Inc. since July 2007, where he oversees the company’s financial operations, treasury, tax, information technology, investor relations and corporate development. From June 2005 to July 2007, Mr. Steeneck served as Exe... 
Chairperson