Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mark E. Schwarz

Executive Chairman

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Mark E. Schwarz is the Executive Chairman of the Company and has served as a director since 2001.  He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 2003 until 2006.  Since 1993, Mr. Schwarz has indirectly controlled Newcastle Partners, L.P., a private investment firm which is the Company’s largest shareholder.

Scott T. Berlin

President, Mason Structural Steel, LLC

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Scott T. Berlin is the President of Mason Structural Steel, LLC.  He has served as a director of the Company since 2001.  Mr. Berlin has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and an investment banker focused on the corporate finance and mergers/acquisitions practice.

James H. Graves

Partner, Erwin, Graves & Associates, LP

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James H. Graves is a Partner of Erwin, Graves & Associates, LP, a management consulting firm.  He has served as a director of the Company since 1995.  Mr. Graves has almost 40 years of experience in investment banking, financial management and business consulting.

Mark E. Pape

Chairman, H2Options, Inc. & U.S. Rain Group, Inc.

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Mark E. Pape is Chairman of H2Options, Inc. and U.S. Rain Group, Inc., firms involved in water conservation projects.  He has served as a director of the Company since 2016.  Mr. Pape is a certified public accountant with more than 40 years of experience in accounting, auditing and financial management.