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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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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.


Woodie PerkinsVice 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.


Rita Carroll
Vice President – Supply Chain

Matt Marthinson is the leader for the Supply Chain transformation initiative at JBPCO, which includes partnering with the business owners to consolidate and leverage spend across all business units. Matt has over 25 years of comprehensive business achievements and expertise in Lean Manufacturing Operations, Production Planning, Materials Management, Procurement, Transportation and Logistics, Sourcing and Supply Chain with Kaiser Aluminum, Honeywell, Alcoa and Hubbell Incorporated, most recently as Vice President of Strategic Sourcing. Matt has served on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Supply Management-Carolinas/Virginia as well as the Board of Advisors for the Institute of Supply Management-Connecticut. He is a Procurement Council Member for the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) as well as a member of Procure Con's USA Advisory Council. His numerous speaking engagements include topics that typically focus on savings and cash flow. In addition he regularly consults with universities in regards to the sourcing and supply chain profession to more adequately prepare students entering this field. He is a Certified Professional in Supply Chain Management (CPSM) as well as a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and holds a BA in Business Administration from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL.


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Senior Vice President of Operations

Raj Menon is responsible for setting the Operational Direction of the Company in the areas of Poindexter Production System, Safety and Continuous Improvement. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Menon spent the first 26 years of his career with Cummins, Inc., a global producer of power products. His last role at Cummins was as the President of Cummins Southern Plains, a distribution company based out of Arlington, TX. He is a seasoned Supply Chain Professional with substantial global experience in Manufacturing, Procurement, Logistics and Distribution in USA, Mexico, India, China and Europe. Raj holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India and a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. He is also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.


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VP Human Resources & Administration

Al Duff leads the corporate human resources and administration function, responsible for recruiting, talent development, compensation, benefits, employee relations, mergers and acquisitions and all HR functions of the J.B. Poindexter industrial manufacturing enterprise. Mr. Duff has more than 25 years of leading human resources teams for Fortune 500 and large global technology and engineering companies such as LyondellBasell Chemical Company, Emerson Electric and Norgren, Inc.  Mr. Duff served as an aviation officer in the US Army where he flew Blackhawk helicopters and led the 10th Special Forces Group Aviation Detachment. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in general engineering from the US Military Academy at West Point, NY and a Master’s of Science in Human Resources Management from Houston Baptist University. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).


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Vice President and Controller

Vicki J. Baum joined J. B Poindexter & Co., Inc. in 2013 and has responsibility for corporate accounting and reporting.  Prior to joining the Company, she held the position of Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for The Grocers Supply Co., Inc., a wholesale/retail grocery operation headquartered in Houston, TX.  Ms. Baum had previously served eleven years as CFO/Controller of Fiesta Mart, Inc., which was purchased by Grocers Supply in 2004.  Prior to her distribution and retail industry experience, Ms. Baum held similar positions with a publicly-traded oilfield service company for ten years.  Ms. Baum holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant. 
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