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James J. Malvaso
President and Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Material Handling North America
Chairman of the Board, Graham Corporation
Director since 2003
James J. Malvaso has served as both the President and Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Material Handling North America, a distributor of Toyota material handling equipment, and as a Managing Officer of Toyota Industries Corporation since 2010. Prior to that and since 1997, Mr. Masvaso served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Raymond Corporation, a subsidiary of Toyota and the North American market leader in electric warehouse trucks. Mr. Malvaso is a former president of the Industrial Truck Association and a current member of its Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Mr. Malvaso also serves as a Trustee of LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York.
James J. Barber, Ph.D.
Principal, Barber Advisors, LLC
Director since 2011
James J. Barber, Ph.D., has been an independent consultant and the principal of Barber Advisors, LLC since 2007. Dr. Barber also presently serves as a Director of Agrivida, a developer of proprietary crops and processes designed to transform the economics of producing renewable chemicals, fuels, and bioproducts from non-food cellulosic biomass. Dr. Barber is also an advisor to Solazyme, Inc., which specializes in renewable oil and bioproducts, as well as to other firms. From 2000 to 2007, Dr. Barber was the President and CEO of Metabolix, Inc., a bioscience company focused on plastics, chemicals and energy. Following his tenure at Metabolix, Dr. Barber served in various capacities with several start up and growth companies. Between 2008 and 2009, Dr. Barber was the acting Executive Director of Diagnostics For All, a not-for-profit company which develops low-cost, easy-to-use, point-of-care diagnostic devices designed for use in resource-poor setttings. Dr. Barber received a B.S. in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Instiitute and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also currently serves on the Advancement Council of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron.
President of Fortier & Associates, Inc.
Director since 2008
Mr. Fortier has served as President of Fortier & Associates, Inc., a strategy and profit improvement consulting firm focused on petrochemicals and capital goods companies located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, since 1988. Mr. Fortier received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cooper Union and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
James R. Lines
President and Chief Executive Officer, Graham Corporation
Director since 2006
James R. Lines was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Graham Corporation in January 2008. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer from June 2006 until January 2008. Mr. Lines has also served at various times as Vice President and General Manager, Vice President of Engineering, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to these senior management positions, he was an application engineer, sales engineer, and product supervisor. Mr. Lines joined Graham Corporation in 1984.
Gerard T. Mazurkiewicz
Partner, Dopkins & Company, LLP
Director since 2007
Gerard T. Mazurkiewicz has been a Tax Partner with Dopkins & Company, LLP, a regional accounting firm located in Buffalo, New York, since 2004. Prior to his tenure at Dopkins & Company, Mr. Mazurkiewicz spent over 32 years with KPMG, LLP, and was the Partner in Change of KPMG’s upstate New York/Albany tax practice, prior to his retirement in 2002. Mr. Mazurkiewicz was a member of the Board of Directors of Great Lakes Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company, until Great Lakes Bancorp, Inc. was merged into First Niagara Financial Group in February 2008. Mr. Mazurkiewicz serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Trebor, Inc., a privately held distributor of tissue, pulp, paper and container board. Mr. Mazurkiewicz received his B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management, where he currently serves on the Advisory Board for the center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Buffalo Chapter of the Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Jonathan W. Painter
President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Kadant Inc.
Director since 2014
Mr. Painter is the President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), a leading global supplier of high value components and engineered systems used in process industries, including the pulp and paper industry. Mr. Painter was named Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Kadant in January 2010 after being named President in September 2009. Prior to becoming President, Mr. Painter served as an Executive Vice President from 1997 to September 2009, with supervisory responsibility for Kadant’s stock-preparation and fiber-based products businesses from March 2007 to September 2009. He also served as the President of Kadant’s composites building products business from 2001 until its sale in 2005. Mr. Painter joined Kadant’s predecessor, Thermo Fibertek Inc. in 1994. Mr. Painter received his B.A. in political science from Kenyon College and his J.D. from Boston College Law School.
Lisa M. Schnorr
Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Constellation Brands, Inc.
Director since 2014
Ms. Schnorr has been Senior Vice President, Total Rewards for Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), a leading premium wine company and beer importer, since January 2014. In this role, Ms. Schnorr has global responsibility for designing and implementing Constellation Brands’ compensation and benefits programs. Ms. Schnorr joined Constellation Brands in May 2004 as Director, Investor Relations, and has held a number of leadership positions since that time, including Chief Financial Officer of Constellation Wines Australia, a former division of Constellation Brands from January 2009 to December 2009, Vice President, JV Business Development from January 2010 to April 2011 and Vice President, Compensation & HRIS from May 2011 to January 2014. Prior to joining Constellation Brands, Ms. Schnorr was Director, Investor Relations at Choice One Communications, Inc. and held various positions with Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, including in investor relations, corporate accounting and reporting and financial planning and analysis. Ms. Schnorr began her career at Price Waterhouse, a predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ms. Schnorr received her B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego. Ms. Schnorr currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Oswego Alumni Association.