Richard W. Roedel – Chairman
Mr. Roedel has served as chairman of Luna’s Board of Directors since January 2010. He has served as a member of Luna’s Board since September 2005 and is chairman of the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee and member of the Board’s Compensation and Audit Committees. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at IHS Markit Inc. (NASDQ: INFO), Six Flags Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SIX) and LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU). He was a director of Lorillard, Inc. until 2015 when it was acquired by Reynolds American Inc and Sealy Corporation until 2013 when Sealy was acquired by Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. Mr. Roedel served as a director of BrightPoint, Inc. from 2002 until 2012, when BrightPoint was acquired by Ingram Micro. He served on the Board as chairman of the Audit Committee of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. from October 2002 until November 2007 when Dade was acquired by Siemens AG. Mr. Roedel also served in various capacities at Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) from April 2004 until June 2005, including chairman and chief executive officer. From 1971 through 2000, he was employed by BDO Seidman LLP, becoming an audit partner in 1980, later being promoted in 1990 to managing partner in Chicago and then managing partner in New York in 1994, and finally in 1999 to chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Roedel is a graduate of Ohio State University and a certified public accountant.
Mr. Chung joined the Luna team as president, chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors in April 2011. He has served as an executive in both private and public companies in the communications industry. Mr. Chung has experience building strategic corporate direction and has a history of leading multifaceted organizations to profitability. He has a strong sales and marketing background, with an expertise in capitalizing on high potential commercial opportunities and bringing technologies to fruition. Before joining Luna, he served as the senior vice president of worldwide sales for Sunrise Telecom. Prior to joining Sunrise Telecom, Mr. Chung served as president and CEO of Circadiant Systems, Inc., where he was instrumental in the sale of Circadiant to JDS Uniphase Corporation. Mr. Chung also served as group president of Spirent Communications, where he developed and executed strategies that transformed Spirent into a market leader in the communication test and monitoring industry. Mr. Chung received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Donald Pastor has served as a director of API since July 2005 and assumed the role of non-executive chairman of the board of directors in October 2012. Mr. Pastor is also the President of DP Business Services, a consulting firm which he founded in January 2012. From 1986 through June 2012, he served as the president – Electronics Systems Division of Telephonics Corporation. In addition, Mr. Pastor previously served as the chief executive officer of TLSI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephonics Corporation, and as the chief financial officer of Telephonics Corporation. For the past thirty years, Mr. Pastor has held a variety of financial, administrative and operational positions in high technology and defense related industries. Mr. Pastor holds a B.S. degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an M.B.A. from Loyola University in Maryland.
Gary Spiegel has more than 35 years of experience in the photonics industry. He has held positions of vice president, Sales and marketing, senior vice president, Sales and Business Development, and senior vice president, Business Development at Newport Corporation from 2002 to 2013. Mr. Spiegel retired from Newport Corporation in 2014 and is currently a business development consultant. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Marketing from Baruch College of the City University of New York. He also sits on the Board of Telescent Inc., an early stage technology company focused on software defined network cross connect technology and is a member of SPIE Financial Advisory Committee and a member of the OSA Corporate Associate Committee.
John B. Williamson, III
John Williamson, III has served as a member of Luna’s Board of Directors since January 2010 and is chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee. He currently serves as chairman of the Board of Directors of RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO), a $100 million energy distribution and services holding company, retiring from his role as chief executive officer in February of 2014. Mr. Williamson is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Bank of Botetourt, Optical Cable Corporation, and Corning Natural Gas Holding Corp. Additionally, he was formerly a board member of NTELOS, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master’s in business administration from the College of William and Mary.
Michael Wise has been a member of Luna’s Board of Directors since May 2011 and is a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. In May 2015 he retired from his role as the chief financial officer of Corvesta, Inc., an insurance and technology holding company, and as chief financial officer of its subsidiary, Delta Dental of Virginia. He previously owned and managed several small businesses, and continues to serve on numerous boards of directors of local non-profit organizations. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration – majoring in accounting, from West Virginia University and was previously a Certified Public Accountant.