EMCOR is presided over by a board of directors that provides the leadership necessary to make EMCOR Group a leading construction design/build, facilities services, LEED and sustainable energy services company. The board of directors is made up of the following members:
Stephen W. Bershad
Mr. Bershad, a private investor, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company and Chairman of the Board of Directors of GSI Group, Inc., a supplier of laser based solutions and precision motion control systems to the global medical, electronics, and industrial markets. Until 2009, and for more than five years prior to that, he had been Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Axsys Technologies, Inc. He has been one of our directors since December 15, 1994.
David A.B. Brown
Mr. Brown has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Layne Christensen Company since June 2005. Layne Christensen provides drilling services and related products and services in the principal markets of water resources, mineral exploration, geo construction, and energy. For more than five years prior to June 2005, Mr. Brown was President of The Windsor Group, a management consulting firm of which he was a cofounder. He has been one of our directors since December 15, 1994.
Larry J. Bump
Mr. Bump, a private investor, was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Willbros Group, Inc., an international engineering and construction company from 1981 until May 2004. From 1977 to 1980, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Willbros Group, Inc. and from 1980 until 2002, when he retired, he was Chief Executive Officer of that company. Mr. Bump has been one of our directors since February 27, 2003.
Albert Fried, Jr.
Mr. Fried has been Managing Member of Albert Fried & Company, LLC, a broker/dealer and member of the New York Stock Exchange, since 1955. He has been one of our directors since December 15, 1994.
Anthony J. Guzzi
Mr. Guzzi has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since January, 2011. He was previously Chief Operating Officer commencing October 25, 2004. He was elected to our Board of Directors on December 18, 2009.
Richard F. Hamm, Jr.
Mr. Hamm is the Managing Member of Siesta Properties, LLC, a real estate development company. He had been an Executive Vice President of Dendreon Corporation, a biotechnology company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer, from December 2010 to June 2011 as well as its General Counsel and Secretary from November 2004 to June 2011. He also served as Senior Vice President of Dendreon from November 2004 to December 2010. Mr. Hamm has been one of our directors since June 10, 1998.
David H. Laidley
Mr. Laidley is Chairman Emeritus of Deloitte LLP(Canada), a professional services firm providing audit, tax, financial advisory and consulting services, where he served as a partner from 1975 until his retirement in 2007 specializing in tax and audit services. He was elected Chairman of the firm in 2000 and served in that capacity until 2006. He was elected to our Board on December 15, 2008.
Frank T. MacInnis
Mr. MacInnis is Chairman of the Board of Directors of ITT Corporation, a high technology engineering and manufacturing company, and Chairman of the Board of The Williams Companies, Inc., a leading infrastructure company in North America. He served as our Chairman of the Board from April 1994 to June 2013 and our Chief Executive Officer from April 1994 to January 3, 2011.
Jerry E. Ryan
Mr. Ryan, who is retired, served as a consultant to Fintube Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of large heat recovery steam generators utilized in the electrical power generating industry and heavy welded finned tubes used in a variety of heat recovery operations and a subsidiary of Lone Star Technologies, Inc. from January 2000 to December 2002. Mr. Ryan served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Fintube Limited Partnership from 1985 until its sale to Lone Star Technologies, Inc. in January 2000. He has been one of our directors since December 15, 2007.
Michael T. Yonker
For more than nine years prior to his retirement in June 1998, Mr. Yonker was President and Chief Executive Officer of Portec, Inc., a diversified industrial products company with operations in the construction equipment, materials handling and railroad products industries. He has been one of our directors since October 25, 2002.