EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO MANDATORY AND BINDING ARBITRATION
This Employment Agreement (the "Agreement") is entered into as of December 31, 2004 (the "Effective Date"),
by and between First Cash Financial Services, Inc. (the "Company"), a Delaware corporation, and J. Alan
Barron (the "Executive").
WHEREAS, Executive is presently employed by the Company pursuant to an employment agreement entered
into as of January 1, 2003, between the parties (said agreement and all previous amendments and/or addenda
hereinafter referred to as the "Old Employment Agreement"), and the parties desire to terminate the Old
Employment Agreement and enter into a new agreement based on the terms and conditions set forth below.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and obligations hereinafter set forth, the parties
agree as follows:
1. TERMINATION OF OLD EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT.
The parties agree that the Old Employment Agreement shall be terminated concurrently with the Effective Date of
this Agreement and shall be of no further force or effect thereafter. The parties hereto waive and release all rights
they may have under the Old Employment Agreement as of the Effective Date.
The Company desires to continue to employ the Executive, and the Executive agrees to continue to work in the
employ of the Company, according to the following terms and conditions.
(a) The Company will continue to employ the Executive as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") and Chief Operating
Officer ("COO") of the Company.
(b) The Executive will serve in the Company's employ in that position.
(c) Under the direction of the Board of Directors of the Company ("Board"), the Executive shall have such
powers, functions, duties, responsibilities and authority as are customarily required of and given to a CEO and
COO and such other duties and responsibilities commensurate with such position. Such powers, functions,
authority, duties and responsibili