Management & Leadership

Directors & Officers

John D. Proctor – President & CEO

William E. Better – Vice President Sales

James F. Koehler – Secretary & Managing Partner of Koehler, Neal

Frederick W. Clarke

EVP at Arisdyne Systems and currently on the boards of several privately owned companies.

Joseph R. Gromek

Former President & CEO at The Warnaco Group; currently serves on the boards of Wolverine World Wide (NYSE), Children’s Place (NASDAQ), Tumi Holdings (NYSE) and Guess? (NYSE)

Larry Rutkowski

EVP & CFP of Petco; formerly EVP & CFO of The Warnaco Group and PriMedia. Larry has also held senior financial roles at General Electric (NYSE) and Walt Disney (NYSE) companies.

Florian Kete

Former VP of HR at Simonton Windows, a $330M manufacturer of custom windows in Columbus, OH. Also held HR executive roles at Pacer Int’l, Excel Polymers, FedEx Supply Chain Services and Invacare. Brings a diverse skill set honed in turnaround and entrepreneurial – fast growth/fast change organizations.

Jay Riffkin

Jay is a partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in the Tax, Trusts and Estates Group.  Prior to that, Jay worked as a paralegal in the Estates & Personal practice group at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and as an extern with the Office of Chief Council for the IRS.