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JOHN POINDEXTER Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

John Poindexter is the Chairman of the Board of J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc., which he formed in 1985. He earlier cofounded KD/P Equities, a private equity investment firm, and served as its Managing Partner. He has been Senior Vice-President of Smith Barney Capital Corporation, where he was a Partner of First Century Partnership, a sizeable private equity fund, and was employed earlier in the Corporate Finance Department of Salomon Brothers. As an officer in the United States Army, he commanded tactical units in the United States, Europe, and the Republic of South Vietnam. Mr. Poindexter holds an MBA and Ph.D. in Economics and Finance from New York University. He serves on the boards or councils of several charitable organizations and academic institutions and has authored a number of privately published works.

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LARRY WOLFE Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Larry Wolfe joined J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. in 1995. He previously served as Vice-President of Human Resources and Administrative Services for Transco Energy Company, a diversified energy company located in Houston, Texas. His lengthy career has included management positions in both the energy and consumer products industries, with responsibilities for human resources, purchasing, material management, safety, security, organizational development, communications, and process redesign. Mr. Wolfe has been a participant on the transaction teams of a number of acquisitions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University, has served on the boards of several for profit and not for profit organizations in Houston, and is a Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Army.


Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel

David Nuzzo is responsible for the supervision of corporate finance, accounting and reporting, treasury functions, investor relations, tax planning and legal affairs. He also directs the company’s merger and acquisition activities. Immediately before accepting this position Mr. Nuzzo served as managing partner of First 1 Financial Management, a small business consulting and private equity firm. Prior to that assignment he acted as chief financial officer and general counsel of SL Industries, Inc., a publicly traded, power electronics manufacturer with operations in six countries. Previously he held positions of authority with a highly successful private equity fund concentrating on middle market companies and a well-established law firm specializing in corporate/securities transactions. Mr. Nuzzo holds a bachelors degree in economics from Boston College, a law degree from Emory University and a masters degree in business administration from Columbia University. He currently serves on the boards of directors of OnPoint Financial Corporation, a specialty finance company, and of a private family foundation providing full secondary educational scholarships to underprivileged students.


PHIL SCHULL Vice-President of Risk Management

Philip Schull has responsibility for the company's general insurance, environmental, health, and safety programs. Before joining the company, Mr. Schull was Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety with E-Systems, Inc. and Corporate Manager of Safety and Health at Texas Instruments. In his 29-year career, he has been involved with major construction projects, U.S. and international compliance programs in high technology industries, due diligence for acquisitions, and federal environmental rulemaking. Mr. Schull holds BS and MS degrees in Engineering from the University of Michigan and has been a certified safety executive for two decades.


PHIL SCHULLVice President of Information Technology

Woodie Perkins joined J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. in 2014 and has responsibility for the company’s information technology activities.  Woodie most recently spent over ten years in senior leadership assignments with Hillenbrand, Inc. a global diversified industrial company that makes and sells premium business-to-business products and services for a wide variety of industries.   Prior to that assignment he held similar positions with 3Com, ProBusiness and EDS.  Mr. Perkins holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from University of North Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
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