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:
Frank T. MacInnis
Mr. MacInnis has been Chairman of the Board since April 1994. He was the previous Chief Executive Officer of EMCOR Group, Inc. He is a director of The Williams Companies, Inc. and ITT Inc.
Stephen W. Bershad
Mr. Bershad was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for over five years of Axsys Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and development of high-performance surveillance cameras, imaging systems, and related motion control technologies. 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 Pride International, Inc. since May 2005 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Layne Christensen Company since June 2005. Pride International is a leading provider of contract drilling and related services to oil and natural gas companies worldwide, operating offshore and on land. 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 May 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 since October 25, 2004. He was elected to the Board of Directors on December 18, 2009. Mr. Guzzi is also a director for Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications.
Richard F. Hamm, Jr.
Mr. Hamm has been the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary of Dendreon Corporation, which we refer to as "Dendreon", a biotechnology company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer, since December 2005 and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Dendreon since November 2004. Mr. Hamm has been one of our directors since June 19, 1998. He is also a director of Axsys Technologies, Inc.
David H. Laidley
Mr. Laidley is Chairman Emeritus of Deloitte & Touche 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 the Board on December 15, 2008. Mr. Laidley is also a director of Biovail Corporation.
Jerry E. Ryan
Mr. Ryan, who is retired, served as a consultant to Fintube Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of finned tubes used in a variety of heat recovery operations and a subsidiary of Lone Star Technologies, Inc., from January 2000 through December 2002. Mr. Ryan served as Chairman of the Board of the general partner of Fintube Limited Partnership from February 1999 until its sale to Lone Star Technologies, Inc. in January 2000, and for more than five years prior thereto, as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Fintube Limited Partnership. 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. Mr. Yonker is also a director of Modine Manufacturing Company and Woodward Governor Company.