Mr. Howard Osler Woltz, III has been the Chief Executive Officer of Insteel Industries, Inc. since 1991, President since 1989 and Chairman since February 10, 2009. Mr. Woltz serves as the President of Insteel Wire Products Company. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Insteel Industries since 1989. He has been employed by Insteel Industries and its subsidiaries in various capacities since 1978. Mr. Woltz served as President of Florida Wire and Cable, Inc., until 2002. He served as Vice President of Insteel Industries since 1988 to 1989 and President of Rappahannock Wire Company, formerly a subsidiary of Insteel Industries since 1981 until 1989. Mr. Woltz has been a Director of Insteel Industries, Inc. since 1986.