Independent Directors

Glyn Aeppel, Board Member – Concord Hospitality

Glyn Aeppel brings over 30 years of global leadership experience in acquiring, developing and financing hotel assets and hospitality companies to Concord Hospitality, most recently serving as Founder, President, and CEO of Glencove Capital.

Chris Ayers, Board Member – W&W|AFCO Steel, Kentucky Trailer

Mr. Ayers is an Operating Partner of Alleghany Capital. Mr. Ayers is focused on manufacturing investments.

Prior to joining Alleghany Capital in 2017, Mr. Ayers was the President and Chief Executive Officer of WireCo WorldGroup, Inc. (“WireCo”), a leading producer of specialty steel wire ropes and high performance synthetic ropes. Prior to WireCo, he served as Executive Vice President of Alcoa Inc. and President of Alcoa’s Global Primary Products Group. Before Alcoa, Mr. Ayers held several executive positions at Precision Castparts Corp. (“PCC”), a manufacturer of metal components and products, including as PCC Executive Vice President, President of the PCC Forgings Division, and President of Wyman Gordon Forgings. Mr. Ayers began his career at Pratt & Whitney, the aircraft engine division of United Technologies Corporation. He is currently a Director of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. (NASDAQ:USAP), Arconic Corp. (NYSE:ARNC), and Samuel, Son & Co.

Mr. Ayers graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.A. and M.A. in Aerospace Engineering. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut.

Randy Bloch, Board Member – Kentucky Trailer

Randy Bloch began his career in marketing while spending the past 25 years in packaging and manufacturing operations in various entrepreneurial ventures, most recently as CEO of Horsemen’s Track and Equipment, Inc.

Richard Branca, Board Member – Concord Hospitality

Richard Branca brings 50 years of general construction, construction management, and property development experience to Concord Hospitality, serving as President of Branca Properties Inc. and Bergen Engineering Co.

Dennis Bray , Board Member – Precision Cutting Technologies

Dennis Bray brings over 30 years of experience in industrial manufacturing to Precision Cutting Technologies, most recently serving as President & CEO of Contour Precision Group, LLC after serving as CEO of Cincinnati Incorporated.

Dave Kornblatt, Board Member – IPS-Integrated Project Services

Dave Kornblatt brings over 25 years of experience in the aerospace design, engineering, and manufacturing industry to IPS-Integrated Project Services, most recently serving as CFO of Triumph Group, Inc.