Board of Directors
The Mikros Board of Directors
The Mikros Board of Directors
Mr. Casner has been a director of the Company since May 2002. In October 2009, he was elected as the Chairman of the Board. In August 2009, he was appointed CEO/President of Integral Systems, Inc. Mr. Casner has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DRS Technologies, Inc. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Casner served as President of the Electronic Systems Group of DRS Technologies. Before joining DRS Technologies Mr. Casner was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Technology Applications and Service Company. In August 2009, he was appointed CEO/President of Integral Systems, Inc. Mr. Casner has over 35 years of Defense Industry experience including several senior positions in Business Management, Technical Management, Strategic Planning and Business Development. He is a member of the Naval Reserve Association and is a Commodore of the Navy League of the United States, in addition to other professional affiliations. Mr. Casner is also a director of ACE-COMM Corporation.
Mr. Lynch has been a Director of the Company since February 1997. He is also currently serving as Managing Director at The Musser Group and Jones Lang LaSalle. From August 1995 to November 2001, Mr. Lynch served as Senior Vice President of Safeguard Securities, Inc. From 1998 to August 2000, he was Executive Vice President and later became President and Chief Operating Officer of CompuCom Systems, Inc. He served as Senior Vice President of The Staubach Company from 2001 – 2008. At the present time, Mr. Lynch serves as Chairman of Sprinturf and the US Naval Academy Athletic Scholarship Foundation. In addition, he is a Director of the following organizations: Eastern Technology Council, Infologix, Inc., Telkonet, Inc., Buckeye Insurance Company, PRWT Services, National Center for the American Revolution, EconomicsPA, Catholic Leadership Institute, PA Convention & Visitors Bureau, and PA Sports Congress. Along with his business endeavors, Mr. Lynch also had a decorated 31-year naval career, retiring with the rank of Rear Admiral.
Mr. Meaney has been a Director of the Company since July 1986 and was Chairman of the Board from June 1997 to February 1999. He was appointed President in June 1986 and continued to serve until February 1997. On September 30, 1998, he was reappointed President of the Company. From February 1983 to June 1986, Mr. Meaney was Senior Vice President and Director of Robotic Vision Systems Incorporated (“RVSI”), a manufacturer of robotic vision systems. Mr. Meaney served as a Director of RVSI until 1991 when he resigned from the post. Prior to 1983 and for more than five years, he was Vice President – Business Development, International of Norden Systems and President – Norden Systems Canada, both divisions of United Technologies Corporation and developers of computer and electronic products and systems. He presently owns his own defense consulting company with offices in Arlington, VA and Chadds Ford, PA.
Mr. Schaffnit has been a Director of the Company since June 2000. From June 2016, he is focused upon radio frequency spectrum policy research as an Operations Research Analyst (Expert) in the Technology Innovation and Policy Division at the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, United States Department of Transportation. Since March 1999, he has been President of Schaffnit Consulting, Inc., a technology-related management consulting company specializing in wireless data communications and automotive telematics. He was President of CUE Data Corporation from February 1997 to March 1999, responsible for creating and implementing new datacasting services on a nationwide FM subcarrier paging network. Previously, he served as a Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group, and as Director with Nordicity Group (since acquired by PricewaterhouseCoopers). Mr. Schaffnit remains actively involved in the evolution of wireless technology, and is co-author of the book “The Comprehensive Guide to Wireless Technologies”.
Mr. Jolly joined the Mikros Board in 2017. He brings over 20 years of experience in Federal Government appropriations and contracting to Mikros Systems. From March 2014 through January 2017, Mr. Jolly served as a member of the United States House of Representatives representing the 13th District of Florida. While in office, Mr. Jolly served on the House Committee on Appropriations where he was responsible for oversight and funding of all Federal Departments and Agencies, including the Department of Defense. Prior to joining the United States Congress, Mr. Jolly was the managing partner of his government relations firm, Three Bridges Advisors, and law firm, Three Bridges Law. Mr. Jolly began his career serving as a senior staff member, and later as general counsel, to United States Representative C. W. Bill Young, who served as the Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations between 1999 and 2005. During his career, Mr. Jolly has provided strategic advice and government relations services to numerous organizations in a multitude of industries, including Federal defense contractors.
Mark Malone was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategist in May 2020, and has been a Director of the Company since February 2019. Mark served as President of Mikros Systems Corporation from November 2017 until March 2020. He joined Mikros following a 20 year career in the investment banking and capital markets field. Most recently, he was managing director in the Institutional Equity Capital Markets division of Guggenheim Partners. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Janney Capital Markets and Lazard Capital Markets.