Anthony Crudele has been a member of the Board of Directors of Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) since May 2012 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Crudele served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Tractor Supply Company (TSC) from May 2007 through February 2017 and previously served as their Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since joining the company in September 2005. Prior to that time, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gibson Guitar from 2003 to 2005; as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xcelerate Corp from 2000 to 2003; and in senior financial roles at The Sports Authority from 1989 to 1999, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Crudele is a certified public accountant and began his career in 1978, spending the majority of his public accounting tenure at the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse.