Leading the Way

Over the years, we’ve been privileged to call some of the top talent in the industry members of our team. Today is no different. With their breadth of experience, sharp skills and business savvy, our executive team deftly manages our business and continually guides our organization to success.

Meet the Executive Team

  • John B. Poindexter

    CEO & Chairman

    John B. Poindexter is a decorated military veteran, successful entrepreneur and third-generation Texan who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and sole owner of JB Poindexter & Co.

    John received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with Honors, from the University of Arkansas. Subsequently, New York University conferred upon him a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance. He also taught economics and finance as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Long Island University.

    Following his undergraduate education, John volunteered for the U.S. Army and Officer Candidate School.

    Read more about John’s military background

  • Norb Markert

    President & Chief Operating Officer

    Norb assumed the role of President and Chief Operating Officer of JB Poindexter & Co in January of 2021.

    Prior to his current role, he had served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Corporation since October 2005. He joined Morgan after a 22-year background that included several engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing and general management assignments.

    Norb holds both a B.A. degree in Economics and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester, an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is also a member of the World Presidents’ Organization.

  • Mike Ownbey

    President & Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Olson

    Mike is President and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Olson.

    Prior to his role at Morgan Olson, Mike held executive positions with Honda Motor Company’s largest subsidiary, Yachiyo Industries. As Vice President of Operations, he was responsible for the North American production of seven plants specializing in automotive stamping, including large structural components, welding and assembly, sunroofs, repair parts and injection molding, as well as automotive accessories.

    He is a retired U.S. Army Officer, having commanded various units at company and battalion levels. Mike holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Athens State University and a B.S.E.T. in Electrical Engineering from the University of the State of New York.

  • David Nuzzo

    Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel

    David is responsible for the supervision of corporate finance, accounting and reporting, treasury functions, investor relations, tax planning and legal affairs.

    Before joining JBPCO, he was the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel for SL Industries, Inc., a publicly-traded, power electronics manufacturer with operations in six countries. Previously, David held positions with a highly successful private equity fund concentrating on middle-market companies and a well-established law firm specializing in corporate/securities transactions.

    David holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Boston College, a J.D. degree from Emory University and an MBA from Columbia University.​

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