GREGORY B. KALUSH
was elected Chairman of the Board in May 2000. Mr. Kalush was appointed the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of the Company in March 1999. He joined the Company in February 1998 as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. Mr. Kalush is also the sole member of the New Employee and Retention Stock Award Committee of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Interphase, Mr. Kalush was with DSC Communications Corporation from 1995 to 1998. While at DSC, he served as Vice President of Transmission Data Services, Vice President of Operations, International Access Products and Group Vice President of Finance, Transport Systems Group. Prior to DSC, Mr. Kalush was with IBM Corporation from 1978 to 1994. During that time his positions included Chief Financial Officer and Operations Executive for the Skill Dynamics Business Unit, Director of Finance, Planning and Administration for the Southwest Area, and Division Director of Finance and Operations for the Data Systems Division.
MARK D. KEMP
was appointed a director on October 4, 2011. Mr. Kemp is currently President at Martech, LLC, a manufacturer and installer of composite bath components, including vanities, bathtubs, showers, and sinks. Prior to Martech, Mr. Kemp served as senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Centex Corporation, one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, from 2002 to 2009. Prior to joining Centex, Mr. Kemp spent 19 years with Arthur Andersen LLP, an international accounting and consulting firm most recently as a partner in the Dallas office. Mr. Kemp served a broad range of clients during his tenure at Arthur Andersen including companies in the manufacturing, construction, technology and communications and service industries. Mr. Kemp holds a B.B.A. in accounting from Texas Tech University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Kemp is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.
MICHAEL J. MYERS
was elected a director in 2002. From 2002 until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Myers served as President and CEO of Coppercom Inc., a provider of networking equipment for telecommunications operators. Mr. Myers served as the President of the Broadband Systems Division of Alcatel from 2000 to 2002 and as Group Vice President for Alcatel’s Networking Systems Group from 1998 to 2000. Prior to 1998, Mr. Myers worked for DSC Communications Corporation, serving as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 1998, at its DSC Denmark A/S subsidiary, and as a Group Vice President for its transmission business in 1997. Mr. Myers also had prior experience with Nortel Networks, NCR, and General Motors Corporation. Mr. Myers is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
KENNETH V. SPENSER
was elected a director in 2002. Mr. Spenser is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Entivity Holdings. Mr. Spenser served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Entivity, Inc. or its predecessors from 1997 to 2004. Entivity is a leading provider of PC-based control systems to the automation marketplace. In 2007, Mr. Spenser became President of Better Rehab, LLC. Better Rehab was founded by orthopedic surgeons, exercise physiologists and rehabilitation specialists to assist patients who underwent total joint replacements. Prior to founding Entivity, Mr. Spenser served as Vice President for Texas Instruments’ Information Technology Group and as General Manager for Autodesk’s Mechanical Division. Mr. Spenser spent ten years on active duty as a naval aviator and twelve years in the Naval Reserves, retiring in 1993 with the rank of Captain. Mr. Spenser is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
CHRISTOPHER B. STRUNK
was elected a director in 2007. Prior to his retirement in 2004, Mr. Strunk served as Senior Vice President, North American Sales for Alcatel, from 2002 to 2004. He was Vice President Sales-Bell Atlantic/Verizon for Alcatel from 1998 to 2002. Prior to 1998, Mr. Strunk was Regional Vice President-Sales for DSC Communications Corporation. Mr. Strunk also had prior experience with Granger Associates, AT&T, Bell of Pennsylvania and Diamond State Telephone. Mr. Strunk is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee.