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Accountants. He also serves as a director of VanLiner Group, Inc., First State
Bank and Gaylord Entertainment Company. Mr. Wood also serves as Commissioner for
the Missouri Department of Conservation. He is also a past Chairman of the Board
and former director of the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Mr. Wood graduated
with honors from Washington University (St. Louis) School of Business.
     DAVID G. BARFORD is Senior Vice President Operations of CCI -- Western
Division, where he has primary responsibility for all cable operations in the
Central, Western, North Central and MetroPlex Regions. Prior to joining CCI, he
served as Vice President of Operations and New Business Development for Comcast
Cable, where he held various senior marketing and operating roles over an
eight-year period. Mr. Barford received a B.A. degree from California State
University, Fullerton and an M.B.A. from National University in La Jolla,
     MARY PAT BLAKE is Senior Vice President -- Marketing and Programming of CCI
and is responsible for all aspects of marketing, sales and programming and
advertising sales. Prior to joining Charter in August 1995, Ms. Blake was active
in the emerging business sector, and formed Blake Investments, Inc. in September
1993, which created, operated and sold a branded coffeehouse and bakery. From
September 1990 to August 1993, Ms. Blake served as Director -- Marketing for
Brown Shoe Company. Ms. Blake has 18 years of experience with senior management
responsibilities in marketing, sales, finance, systems, and general management
with companies such as The West Coast Group, Pepsico Inc.-Taco Bell Division,
General Mills, Inc. and ADP Network Services, Inc. Ms. Blake received a B.S.
degree from the University of Minnesota, and an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard
Business School.
     ERIC A. FREESMEIER joined CCI as Senior Vice President -- Administration in
April 1998 and is responsible for human resources, public relations and
communications, corporate facilities and aviation. From 1986 until joining CCI,
he served in various executive management positions at Edison Brothers Stores,
Inc., a specialty retail company. His most recent position was Executive Vice
President -- Human Resources and Administration. From 1974 to 1986, Mr.
Freesmeier held management and executive positions with Montgomery Ward, a
national mass merchandise retailer, and its various subsidiaries. Mr. Freesmeier
holds Bachelor of Business degrees in marketing and industrial relations from
the University of Iowa and a Masters of Management degree in finance from
Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
     THOMAS R. JOKERST is Senior Vice President -- Advanced Technology
Development of CCI. Prior to his appointment to this position, Mr. Jokerst held
the position of Senior Vice President -- Engineering since December 1993. Prior
to joining Charter, from March 1991 to March 1993, Mr. Jokerst served as Vice
President -- Office of Science and Technology for CableLabs in Boulder,
Colorado. From June 1976 to March 1993, Mr. Jokerst was Director of Engineering
for the midwest region of Continental Cablevision. Mr. Jokerst participates in
professional activities with the NCTA, SCTE and CableLabs. Mr. Jokerst is a
graduate of Ranken Technical Institute in St. Louis with a degree in
Communications Electronics and Computer Technology and of Southern Illinois
University in Carbondale, Illinois with a degree in Electronics Technology.
     KENT D. KALKWARF is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of
Charter Holdings CCHC and CCI. Prior to joining CCI, Mr. Kalkwarf was a senior
tax manager for Arthur Andersen, LLP, from 1982 to July 1995. Mr. Kalkwarf has
extensive experience in cable, real estate and international tax issues. Mr.
Kalkwarf has a B.S. degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and is a certified
public accountant.