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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
 Audit CommitteeCompensation Committee Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
A. William Allen, III 
A. William Allen, III

A. William Allen III has served as a director of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. since October 2014. Mr. Allen served as the CEO of OSI Restaurant partners (Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.) for five years until November 2009. He served as Chairman of the Bloomin Brands board of directors from November 2009 through December 2011. Since December 2011, Mr. Allen has acted as an investor, advisor and/or board member to a variety of established and early-stage growth companies, including Fleming’s, Il Fornaio/Corn... 
Committee Member Chairperson  
Joseph J. Kadow 
Joseph J. Kadow

Joseph J. Kadow has served as a director of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. since September 2015. Mr. Kadow is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLMN). Mr. Kadow joined Bloomin’ Brands in 1994 as Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to joining Bloomin’ Brands (f/k/a OSI Restaurant Partners, Inc.), Mr. Kadow was a partner in the Orlando, Florida office of the national law firm of Baker Hostetler. Mr. Kadow is Vice Chairman of the Board of... 
Committee Member   Committee Member
Allan W. Karp 
Allan W. Karp

Allan W. Karp has served as a director of The Habit Restaurants, LLC since July 2007, and as a director of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. since August 2014. He is a founding partner of KarpReilly, LLC. Prior to KarpReilly, Mr. Karp was the Co-Chief Executive Officer at Apax Partners, L.P. Prior to Apax Partners, Mr. Karp was a Co-Founder of Saunders, Karp & Megrue, LLC. Mr. Karp currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately held companies. Mr. Karp holds a B.S. in Chemistry f... 
  Committee Member  
Christopher K. Reilly 
Christopher K. Reilly

Christopher K. Reilly has served as a director of The Habit Restaurants, LLC since July 2007, and as a director of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. since July 2014. He is a founding partner of KarpReilly, LLC. Prior to KarpReilly, Mr. Reilly was a partner at Apax Partners, L.P. Prior to Apax Partners, Mr. Reilly was a Partner at Saunders, Karp & Megrue, LLC. Mr. Reilly currently serves as a Director of Norcraft Companies, Inc. (NYSE: NCFT) and on the boards of a number of privately held companies. He... 
   Chairperson
Ira Zecher Financial Expert
Ira Zecher

Ira Zecher has served as a director of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. since August 2014. Mr. Zecher is a managing member of ILZ, LLC, and is a director, audit committee chairman and compensation committee member of the board of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CHUY) and a director, audit committee chairman and compensation committee member of the board of Norcraft Companies, Inc. (NYSE: NCFT). Prior to joining The Habit, Mr. Zecher was with Ernst & Young LLP, a registered public accounting firm, for ov... 
Chairperson   Committee Member