Tracy D. Graham, Chairman of the Board, Graham-Allen Partners

Mr. Graham, Chairman of the Board of Directors, has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2016. Mr. Graham is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal of Graham-Allen Partners, a private investment firm focused on investing in technology and technology-enabled companies. Prior to forming Graham-Allen Partners in 2009, he served as Vice President of SMB Technology Services for Cincinnati Bell, one of the nation’s leading regionally-focused local exchange, wireless, and data center providers. Mr. Graham also successfully built and sold three technology companies over a 12-year period, including GramTel USA, Inc., a provider of managed data center and related services to mid-sized businesses, which was sold to Cincinnati Bell. Mr. Graham is a director of 1st Source Bank and a director of 1st Source Corporation, a publicly-owned bank holding company headquartered in South Bend, Indiana. He also serves on the board of directors of The Horton Group, a national insurance, employee benefits, and risk advisory firm.

Mr. Graham has over 20 years of executive and leadership experience with technology-based and growth-oriented companies, as well as a multifaceted understanding of the data technology and cybersecurity issues facing businesses today.

Financial Expert
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance, Nominating, and Sustainability Committee

Frank J. Crespo

Mr. Crespo has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2015. Mr. Crespo most recently was Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Indigo Agriculture, Inc., a privately owned agricultural technology company that works to improve grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies, a role he held from April 2018 to May 2021. Prior to joining Indigo Agriculture, he served as Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of Caterpillar, Inc., a publicly-owned manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives, from 2010 to 2018, and served as Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of Honeywell International, Inc., a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, from 2007 to 2010.

Mr. Crespo has over 30 years of executive and leadership experience in procurement, supply chain, and logistics in global electronics, high technology, and industrial markets for marquee and publicly-owned corporations, as well as with the U.S. Navy.

Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Brendan J. Deely, Banner Solutions

Mr. Deely has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2011. Mr. Deely has been the Chief Executive Officer of Banner Solutions, a leading wholesaler of commercial, residential, and electronic access control door hardware and security products, since April 2018. From 2016 to March 2018, he was an independent director and then President and Chief Executive Officer of A.H. Harris Construction Supplies, a leading distributor of construction supplies and equipment. From 2004 until December 2014, Mr. Deely was President and Chief Executive Officer of L&W Supply Corporation, a subsidiary of USG Corporation, and from 2008 until November 2014, he was Senior Vice President of USG Corporation, a publicly-owned manufacturer and distributor of high-performance building systems. For more than five years prior thereto, Mr. Deely held various executive positions with USG Corporation and its subsidiaries. He is a current Board Member of Dayton Superior, a leading single-source provider of concrete accessories, chemicals, and forming products for the non-residential construction industry.

Mr. Deely has extensive experience with respect to corporate management, operations, and compensation matters, and extensive experience with social responsibility organizations.

Chair of the Corporate Governance, Nominating, and Sustainability Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Strategy, Acquisition, and Capital Deployment Committee

James F. Gero

Mr. Gero has been a member of our Board of Directors since 1992. Mr. Gero is a private investor and served as Chairman of the Board of Orthofix International, N.V., a publicly-owned international supplier of orthopedic devices for bone fixation and stimulation, from 2004 to December 2013, and has also served as a director of Intrusion.com, Inc., a publicly owned supplier of security software, from 2004.

Mr. Gero has extensive experience with respect to corporate management and leadership, strategic planning, and compensation matters, and has public company board experience.

Financial Expert
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance, Nominating, and Sustainability Committee

Virginia “Ginnie” L. Henkels

Ms. Henkels has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2017. Ms. Henkels is Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Empowerment & Inclusion Capital I Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). From 2008 to 2017, Ms. Henkels served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Swift Transportation Company, a then publicly-traded transportation services company, where she led numerous capital market transactions, including its 2010 initial public offering. She also held various finance and accounting leadership positions with increasing responsibilities since 2004 at Swift Transportation and from 1990 to 2002 at Honeywell International, Inc., a global diversified technology and manufacturing company, including as Worldwide Revenue Chain and Finance Six Sigma Leader and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Honeywell International’s Industry Solutions division. Ms. Henkels is currently a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Women’s Corporate Director organizations. Ms. Henkels also serves on the board of directors of Viad Corp., a publicly traded full-service live events and travel experience company. Previously, Ms. Henkels served on the board of directors of Echo Global Logistics, Inc., a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management solutions from 2018 until it was acquired by The Jordan Companies in November 2021.

Formerly a CPA, Ms. Henkels has extensive experience with finance, accounting, capital markets, and investor relations, as well as experience in strategy development, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, audit, corporate culture, and corporate governance. 

Financial Expert
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Jason D. Lippert, Lippert

Mr. Lippert has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2007. Mr. Lippert became Chief Executive Officer of the Company in May 2013, was also appointed President of the Company in May 2019, and has been Chief Executive Officer of Lippert Components since February 2003. Mr. Lippert has over 20 years of experience with the Company and its subsidiaries, and has served in a wide range of leadership positions. Since November 1, 2021, Mr. Lippert also serves on the board of directors of Quanex Building Products Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer of components sold to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the building products industry.

Mr. Lippert has particular knowledge of the industries and customers to which we sell our products, as well as extensive experience with strategic planning, acquisitions, marketing, manufacturing, and the sale of our products.

Stephanie K. Mains

Ms. Mains has been a member of our Board of Directors since March 2021. Ms. Mains has served as Chief Executive Officer of LSC Communications MCL, LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, since April 2021. Ms. Mains has over 30 years of experience across diverse industry segments, including aviation, energy, and transportation, and in the last 15 years, building and expanding global service businesses serving industrial, oil and gas, utility, distributed power, and electrification spaces. Prior to her current role, she held the interim Chief Executive Officer role for GE Power Conversion, a $1B advanced electrification and digital solutions business, leading the business to a profitable turnaround through COVID-19 in 2020. From 2015-2019, she served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Industrial Solutions, a GE and later ABB company. She led Industrial Solutions, a $2.7B GE business delivering technologies that distribute, protect and control electricity, through a transformation and divestiture to ABB. From 2013-2015, Ms. Mains served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Distributed Power Global Services, where she integrated and grew a $2.2B global business platform, servicing technologies that provide at the point of use power to the oil and gas, utilities, mining, and industrial segments. From 2006 until 2013, she held positions of increasing responsibility in GE Energy from General Manager to Vice President. During this time, she led the global build-out and transformation of a $4B service operation providing power equipment and services to utility and oil and gas customers. Prior to joining GE Energy, she spent 16 years across multiple GE businesses in financial and leadership positions, including Chief Financial Officer of GE Aviation Services-Contractual Services and Material Solutions, a $4B aviation material services business. Ms. Mains also serves on the board of directors of Diamondback Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company; Gates Industrial Corporation plc, a global manufacturer of innovative, highly engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions; and Stryten Manufacturing, a manufacturer of premium battery solutions, which is a private portfolio company of Atlas Holdings.

Ms. Mains has extensive experience building and leading global businesses across multiple industrial and services segments. She has expertise in strategy and portfolio development, financial management, acquisitions and integrations, digital transformation, global expansion, manufacturing and service capability development, customer engagement models, organization talent development, and global cultural evolution.

Financial Expert
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Kieran M. O’Sullivan, CTS Corporation

Mr. O’Sullivan has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2015. He is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of CTS Corporation, a publicly-owned designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and computer markets. Prior to joining CTS in 2013, Mr. O’Sullivan served as Executive Vice President of Continental AG’s Global Infotainment and Connectivity Business and led the NAFTA Interior Division, having joined Continental AG, a global automotive supplier, in 2006.

Mr. O’Sullivan has over twenty-five years of leadership experience in operations, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and finance roles in the manufacturing services, electronics, and automotive business segments, experience in global markets, as well as experience as a sitting President and Chief Executive Officer of a publicly-owned corporation.

Financial Expert

Chair of the Risk Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance, Nominating, and Sustainability Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

David A. Reed

Mr. Reed has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2003. Mr. Reed is President of a privately-held family investment management company. Mr. Reed retired as Senior Vice Chair for Ernst & Young LLP in 2000 where he held several senior U.S. and global operating, administrative and marketing roles in his 26-year tenure with the firm. He served on Ernst & Young LLP’s Management Committee and Global Executive Council from 1991-2000. His experience includes service as a director for several publicly-owned, venture capital and private equity-based companies since 2000.

Mr. Reed has accounting and financial acumen, with particular knowledge of financial reporting and taxation, and has public company board experience.

Financial Expert
Chair of the Strategy, Acquisition, and Capital Deployment Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

John A. Sirpilla, Encourage LLC

Mr. Siprilla has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2019. Mr. Sirpilla is Chief Executive Officer and the founder of Encourage LLC, a small family office focused on investing in retail, medical development, and health management. From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Siprilla served as President of Camping World Accessory Stores, a 140-store nationwide retail chain serving the RV industry. In 2012, Mr. Sirpilla was promoted to Chief Business Development Officer for the parent company of Camping World and Good Sam, where he led store operations, logistics, and new business development until his retirement in 2017.

Mr. Sirpilla is a current Board Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Aultman Health Foundation, TecTraum, and the Pregnancy Support Center, and serves as Chairman of the Board for the Stark County Catholic Schools.

Mr. Sirpilla has over 30 years of executive and leadership experience in the RV industry, as well as extensive knowledge and expertise in investments and strategic planning.

Member of the Risk Committee
Member of the Strategy, Acquisition, and Capital Deployment Committee