Director since 2013
Mr. Vizi has served as our Executive Chairman since June 2018. Previously Mr. Vizi served as our Chairman of the Board since September 2015 and a board member since December 2013. Since February 2016, Mr. Vizi has served as a member of the Board of Directors at L.B. Foster (NASDAQ: FSTR), a leading manufacturer, fabricator, and distributor of products and services for the rail, construction, energy and utility markets with locations in North America and Europe. Mr. Vizi founded Legion Partners, Inc. in 2010 and Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC in 2012, where he served as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager until October 2017. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Vizi was an investment professional at Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc. (“Shamrock”), the alternative investment vehicle of the Disney Family. Prior to Shamrock, from 2006 to 2007, Mr. Vizi was an investment professional with the private equity group at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors L.P.
Mr. Vizi’s significant public company experience is particularly valuable in the areas of strategy, capital allocation, compensation planning, corporate governance and marketing the Company to the investment community.
Roger H. Ballou, Director since 2013
Mr. Ballou currently serves as a director of Univest Financial Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ: UVSP), a Pennsylvania bank, and Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a provider of transaction-based, data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions. Until July 2016, Mr. Ballou served as Chairman of Fox Chase Bankcorp, Inc. Mr. Ballou previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of CDI Corporation, a company that offers engineering, information technology and professional staffing solutions, from 2001 until 2011. Mr. Ballou had served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Vacation Group, Inc. from 1998 to 2000. He was a senior advisor for Thayer Capital Partners from 1997 to 1998. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Ballou served as Vice-Chairman and Chief Marketing Officer, then as President and Chief Operating Officer, of Alamo Rent A Car, Inc. Before joining Alamo, for more than 16 years, he held several positions with American Express, culminating in his appointment as President of the Travel Services Group.
Mr. Ballou’s extensive public board and executive management experience and personal knowledge of the Company’s business segments, in particular its Engineering and Information Technology segments, allow him to make significant contributions in all facets of the business.
Richard A. Genovese, Director since 2018
Mr. Genovese is currently engaged in private equity consultation roles related to turnaround and asset acquisition and disposition activities. Mr. Genovese also serves as Executive Chairman of Board of Directors for Complia Health/Develus Systems. From February 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Genovese served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of CIBER, Inc. and as its Executive Vice President of North American Operations from September 2011 to February 2012. Prior to joining CIBER, Mr. Genovese worked at various technology and consulting leaders including IBM, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). At IBM, he served as General Manager of Application Services for the Americas, the largest offering group within IBM’s Global Business Services. Prior to that, he was General Manager of the IBM Business Process Outsourcing practice for the Americas and also Managing Partner for the Global Business Services Communications sector. He joined IBM through its acquisition of PWC in 2002, where he was Managing Partner of Business Process Outsourcing for the Americas, and Managing Partner for the Global Energy Consulting Practice. At PWC, Mr. Genovese was admitted as a partner in 1990. He began his career at EDS, where he was a principal.
Mr. Genovese’s extensive experience in senior operating and financial roles provides direct relevance to the day to day issues facing the Company. Additionally, with a skills base founded in information technology services and human capital management there is direct relevance to Company’s performance criteria.
Leon Kopyt, Director since 1991
Mr. Kopyt has been our Founder and Chairman Emeritus since September 1, 2015. Previously, Mr. Kopyt served as our Chairman of the Board since 1992, President & Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to February 2014, as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 1992 to 1994, and as our Chief Operating Officer from 1990 to 1992.
Mr. Kopyt’s extensive experience in leading the Company in an executive capacity for 25 years makes Mr. Kopyt a valuable member of our Board.
S. Gary Snodgrass, Director since 2010
Mr. Snodgrass retired from Exelon Corporation in 2007 after ten years of employment as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Security Officer. Prior to joining Exelon, Mr. Snodgrass was employed by USG Corporation as Vice President of Human Resources from 1973 to 1997. Since 2008, Mr. Snodgrass has been Managing Director of Snodgrass and Associates and Co-Founder and President of the Snodgrass Family Foundation. He served as Mayor of the City of St. Augustine Beach, FL in 2012 and 2013, and as a City Commissioner from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Snodgrass also served as an Adjunct Professor of Business for Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL.
Mr. Snodgrass’s extensive experience as a human resources executive facilitates his valuable insights in general and, more specifically, his contributions regarding human resources operational initiatives and issues.