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James A. Graner

James A. Graner has 41 years of experience working at Graco Inc., a diversified industrials company with $1.3 billion in sales. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Graco Inc. from 2005 to 2015, part of an executive leadership team that grew Graco from $732 million to $1.3 billion in sales. Prior to his CFO role, he served as a Vice President and Controller from 1994 to 2005. Prior to 1994, Mr. Graner spent 20 years in various managerial positions in the Treasury, Accounting and Information systems departments at Graco Inc.

Mr. Graner serves on the board of directors of Wanner Engineering, Inc.

Mr. Graner received a B.S.B. and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.