Board of Directors in Corporation
Benton H Wilcoxon
Mr. Wilcoxon has been our Chief Executive Officer since November 3, 2001 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since February 2002. He also served as the Company’s acting Chief Financial Officer until January 2007. He also is Chairman of the following subsidiaries wholly-owned by the Company: CTC Cable Corporation, Transmission Technology Corporation, DeWind Inc., and CTC Renewables Corporation. From 1998 to 2001, he was a consultant for Magnesium Alloy Corporation, a Canadian company involved in the development of magnesium salt deposits and served as a Director from 1998 until December 2003. Between 1998 and 2000, he was a consultant to Macallan & Callanish Ltd., regarding business in Russia and Ukraine. Mr. Wilcoxon held senior positions with Ashurst Technology Ltd., a Bermuda corporation, from 1991 to 1997, culminating as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. Ashurst Technology Ltd. commercialized advanced materials technologies, primarily from the Ukraine.
Michael D. McIntosh
Mr. McIntosh, who has been a Director since January 6, 2006, is currently president of Technology Management Advisors LLC, a business consulting firm specializing in the strategy of intellectual property creation, protection and transfer. Mr. McIntosh is also currently president of The McIntosh Group, an intellectual property law firm. Both firms provide services to the Company. Mr. McIntosh is currently a member of the governing board of PhosphoSolutions, LLC a producer of specialty pharmaceutical reagents. Mr. McIntosh is also a member of the governing board of Tribal Technologies, LLC, a technology developer in the field of wireless entertainment. Mr. McIntosh previously co-founded Superior MicroPowders LLC, Peak Sensor Systems LLC and MEMX, Inc. and was instrumental in the organization and start-up of these companies. Mr. McIntosh served each of these companies as a member of the Board of Directors and interim CEO. In this capacity, he negotiated the transactions to acquire underlying technologies, recruited the initial technical, management and administrative teams and sought out and arranged financing for the start-ups of each of the companies. Mr. McIntosh has worked with start-up ventures throughout his career. He is the former President and Managing Director of the law firm of Sheridan, Ross & McIntosh. Mr. McIntosh has a degree in chemical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a law degree from the University of Denver.
D. Dean McCormick, III, CPA
Mr. McCormick, has been a Director since January 9, 2006, and is a certified public accountant. He has been president of McCormick Consulting, Inc. since July 1993. He has been a member of Insight Consulting Partners, LLC since October 2004. Hewas a member of the Board of Directors of BPO Management Services, Inc., a publicly traded corporation formerly known as NetGuru, Inc. (OTCBB: BPOM) and Chairman of its Audit Committeefrom April 2003 to December 2006. He has been on the Audit Committee for the Catholic Diocese of Orange since February 2004 and now serves as its Chair. Mr. McCormick has been a member of the Forum for Corporate Directors since June 2003. He served as president of the Orange County Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth from 1995 to 1996. Mr. McCormick holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Redlands and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.
Dennis Carey is Vice Chairman of Korn/Ferry International where he specializes in the recruitment of CEOs and corporate directors. In recent years, he has conducted searches for the CEOs of 3M, Tyco International, MCI and American Standard, among others. Mr. Carey also has assisted numerous boards in CEO succession projects. He has done board of director searches for dozens of companies, among them American Express, Tyco International (entire new board), CBS, Rohm and Haas, Amgen, AmerisourceBergen, Allied Signal, VF Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, Covidien, Cigna, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and UNOCAL. He has also conducted director searches for a number of spin offs and new boards, including AT&T Wireless, NCR, Sprint and Delphi Automotive. Previously, Mr. Carey spent nearly two decades at another global recruitment firm. He was a Managing Director at Hay Management Consultants. He has also served as Secretary of Labor and Industry to Governor Pierre S. DuPont IV and as Vice President of the University of Delaware. Mr. Carey serves as a Director of AirClic, Inc. and Scanbuy Inc., and was formerly a Director of Closure Medical Corporation, which was sold to Johnson & Johnson. He founded or co-founded G100, the Chairman Academy, CEO Academy, Prium, Lead Director Academy, CHRO / Board Academy hosted at the Wharton School and the Director’s Institute at Wharton.
Mr. Carey holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Administration from the University of Maryland and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University in 1982-1983. He has also held visiting Fellowships at Princeton Theological Seminary and the ECC. He has also published three books: CEO Succession and The Human Side of M&A, both published by Oxford University Press in 2000 and How to Run a Company, published by Crown Press in 2003. Mr. Carey has published op-ed pieces and articles recently in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The McKinsey Quarterly and The Harvard Business Review on Corporate Governance, CEO Succession, The Role of the Non-Executive Board Leader, as well as The Changing Role of the Audit Committee.
Michael K. Lee
Mr. Lee is co-founder and Managing Director of Dominion Venture Management, a private equity firm specializing in early-stage companies. His investment focus has been in financial services, information/ business services and clean tech. He previously served as the Director of Operations for Equitec Financial Group where he was responsible for managing their venture capital portfolio. Mr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Business Administration from Brigham Young University and serves on its National Advisory Council.