Thomas J. Berardino
Thomas J. Berardino has been a director of the Company since April 2001.
He has served as the general partner of Saugatuck Capital Company since 1998.
From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Berardino
co-founded and acted as the Managing Director of The International Harvest Group Ltd.
and Meridian Capital Management Inc.
, private investment banks serving middle market clients and acting as equity sponsors in management buyouts.
From 1982 to 1989 Mr. Berardino was employed as a Corporate Vice President and Corporate Senior Vice President for the electronic materials and services business at Olin Corporation, a leading North American basic materials company.
From 1965 to 1982 Mr. Berardino worked in several capacities, including General Manager of U.S. Distribution and Engineering, at Exxon Corporation.
Mr. Berardino is a Vice Chairman and a Director of Alarm Security Group, Inc. and a Director of American Pipe and Plastics, Inc.
Mr. Berardino obtained an MBA in finance from the Columbia Graduate School of Business and a Bachelors Degree in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College.