People: GP Strategies Corp (GPX)

GPX on New York Consolidated

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11 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harvey Eisen

71 2005 Independent Chairman of the Board

Douglas Sharp

55 2006 President

Scott Greenberg

57 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sharon Esposito-Mayer

47 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Karl Baer

54 2006 Executive Vice President - Professional & Technical Services

Patricia Begley

57 2011 Executive Vice President

Donald Duquette

60 2008 Executive Vice President - Learning Solutions

Kenneth Crawford

55 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David Gugala

65 2012 Senior Vice President

James Moran

50 2011 Senior Vice President

Joseph Nasal

66 2012 Senior Vice President - Energy Services

Deborah Ung

51 2011 Senior Vice President

Daniel Friedberg

52 2009 Independent Director

Marshall Geller

75 2002 Independent Director

Sue Kelly

77 2007 Independent Director

Richard Pfenniger

58 2005 Independent Director

A. Strait

80 2007 Independent Director

Ann Blank

GP Strategies Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Harvey Eisen

Mr. Harvey P. Eisen is Independent Chairman of the Board of GP Strategies Corp., since April 26, 2005. He has been Chairman and Managing Member of Bedford Oak Advisors, LLC since 1998. Prior thereto, Mr. Eisen served as Senior Vice President of Travelers, Inc. and held various executive positions with Primerica, SunAmerica Corp., and Integrated Resources Asset Management. Mr. Eisen has served on the Strategic Development Board for the Trulaske College of Business, University of Missouri since 1995 where he established the first accredited course on the Warren Buffet Principles of Investing. He also serves on the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board for Johns Hopkins University and is a member of the Carey Business School Board of Overseers and the Hopkins Parents Council. Mr. Eisen has also been a Director of WISH since August 2004 and became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of WISH in May 2007.

Douglas Sharp

Mr. Douglas E. Sharp is President of GP Strategies Corp., since February 2006. He was President of GP Strategies’ principal operating subsidiary, General Physics Corporation (“General Physics”), from 2002 to 2006. General Physics and GP Strategies were merged on December 31, 2011. Mr. Sharp had served as Chief Operating Officer of General Physics prior to becoming President and has held various other positions since joining General Physics in 1981. He was a Director of GSE from 2003 to 2006. He currently serves on the Managing Board of Aerospace Testing Alliance, a joint venture partnership of GP Strategies, and serves as a Director of GP Strategies’ principal foreign subsidiaries. Mr. Sharp holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maryland.

Scott Greenberg

Mr. Scott N. Greenberg is Chief Executive Officer, Director of GP Strategies Corp. Mr. Greenberg has been Chief Executive Officer since April 2005 and was the President of the Company from 2001 until February 2006. He was Chief Financial Officer from 1989 until December 2005, Executive Vice President from 1998 to 2001, Vice President from 1985 to 1998, and has held various other positions since joining the Company in 1981. From 1999 to 2008, he was a Director of GSE Systems, Inc. (“GSE”), a global provider of real-time simulation and training solutions which is a former majority-owned subsidiary of the Company that was spun off in 2005. Mr. Greenberg has also been a Director of Wright Investors’ Service Holdings Inc. (“WISH”), formerly National Patent Development Corporation (“NPDC”), since 2004, when NPDC, formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, was spun off. Mr. Greenberg was also Chief Financial Officer of NPDC from 2004 until August 2007.

Sharon Esposito-Mayer

Ms. Sharon Esposito-Mayer is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of GP Strategies Corp., since December 15, 2005. She has been Executive Vice President since 2004, was Vice President of Finance of General Physics from 2001 until 2004 and held various financial positions prior to joining General Physics in 1995. Ms. Esposito-Mayer holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and a MBA from Loyola College.

Karl Baer

Mr. Karl Baer is Executive Vice President - Professional & Technical Services of GP Strategies Corp., since March 2006. He has been an Executive Vice President since 2004 and was a Vice President of General Physics from 1998 until 2004. Mr. Baer has held various other positions since joining General Physics in 1987. Prior to joining General Physics, Mr. Baer served in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear submarine force for over nine years.

Patricia Begley

Ms. Patricia R. Begley is Executive Vice President of GP Strategies Corp., since April 2011. Prior to joining RWD in 2005, Ms. Begley was with SAP America where she served as Senior Vice President, Education for North America, from 2001 to 2005 and held a variety of training and financial positions from 1996 to 2001. From 1988 to 1996, Ms. Begley was Manager of the Mid-Atlantic Consumer Products group for Sony Corporation of America. Prior to that, she held accounting positions at Owens Illinois, International Playtex and Chesapeake Paper Company. Ms. Begley received a B.S. degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Montclair State College.

Donald Duquette

Mr. Donald R. Duquette is Executive Vice President - Learning Solutions of GP Strategies Corp., since September 2008. He was a Senior Vice President of General Physics from 2004 to 2008. He was a Vice President of General Physics from 1989 to 2004 and held various other positions since joining General Physics in 1979. Mr. Duquette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an Executive MBA from Loyola College.

Kenneth Crawford

Mr. Kenneth L. Crawford is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of GP Strategies Corp., since April 11, 2007. He became a Senior Vice President of General Physics in March 2006, was a Vice President of General Physics from 1991 to March 2006, and became General Counsel of General Physics in 1991 and Secretary of General Physics in 1990. Mr. Crawford joined General Physics in 1987. Prior to that he was engaged in the private practice of law. Mr. Crawford is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.

David Gugala

Mr. David A. Gugala is Senior Vice President of GP Strategies Corp., since June 2012. He has been Vice President Operations, Sandy Corporation – a division of GP Strategies (“Sandy”) since January 2007, when the Company acquired Sandy from ADP, Inc. He has served in various operations leadership roles since joining Sandy in 1976. Mr. Gugala holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University.

James Moran

Mr. James D. Moran is Senior Vice President of GP Strategies Corp., since December 31, 2011. Mr. Moran has been Senior Vice President of GP Strategies’ Europe Operations since 2006 and held various other leadership roles since joining GP Strategies in 1998. Mr. Moran was Finance Director of Specialised Technical Services Ltd from 1987 to 1998, when it was acquired by General Physics. Mr. Moran holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from Manchester University and is a qualified accountant through The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in England and Wales.

Joseph Nasal

Mr. Joseph R. Nasal is Senior Vice President - Energy Services of GP Strategies Corp. He was a Vice President of General Physics from 2000 to 2006 and held various other roles since joining General Physics in 1982. Prior to joining GP Strategies, Mr. Nasal worked at Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for 11 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and a MBA from Canisius College, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in New York State.

Deborah Ung

Ms. Deborah T. Ung is Senior Vice President of GP Strategies Corp., since December 31, 2011. She was Vice President, RWD, since April 2011, when GP Strategies acquired the consulting business of RWD. Prior to joining GP Strategies, Ms. Ung was a Vice President of RWD from 2006 to 2011 and from 1997 to 2001, and held various operational and leadership roles after joining RWD in 1989. From 2002 to 2005, she was President of Accelera Corporation, an education services provider for the life sciences industry. Ms. Ung received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health/Health Physics from Purdue University.

Daniel Friedberg

Mr. Daniel M. Friedberg is Independent Director of GP Strategies Corp., since December 2009. Mr. Friedberg has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagard Capital Partners Management Corporation, the investment manager of Sagard Capital Partners, L.P., since its founding in 2005. Since 2005, he has also been a Vice President of Power Corporation of Canada, a diversified international management holding company. Prior to that, he was a Partner at Bain & Company. Mr. Friedberg joined Bain & Company in 1987 in the London office, and was a founder of the Toronto office in 1989 and the New York office in 2000. Mr. Friedberg also served as a director of X-Rite, Incorporated from 2008 to 2012.

Marshall Geller

Mr. Marshall S. Geller is Independent Director of GP Strategies Corporation. Mr. Geller is a Founder and Senior Managing Partner of St. Cloud Capital, a Los Angeles based private equity fund formed in December 2001. He has spent more than 40 years in corporate finance and investment banking, including 21 years as a Senior Managing Partner of Bear, Stearns & Co., with oversight of all operations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Hong Kong and the Far East. Mr. Geller is currently on the Board of Directors of COR Capital LLC and UCLA Health System and is on the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. Mr. Geller also serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the College of Business & Economics at California State University, Los Angeles. During the past five years, Mr. Geller has also been a director of Guidance Software, Inc., National Holdings Corporation and California Pizza Kitchen.

Sue Kelly

Mrs. Sue W. Kelly is Independent Director of GP Strategies Corp. Mrs. Kelly is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Kelly Consulting LLC, an investment and consulting firm. From 1995 to 2007 she was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the 19th Congressional District of New York. While in Congress she served on the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and on the House Financial Services Committee, among other assignments. Prior to becoming a Congresswoman, she worked in a variety of positions in business and education. Ms. Kelly currently serves as a Director of Magna Carta Companies, Inc.

Richard Pfenniger

Mr. Richard C. Pfenniger, Jr., is Independent Director of GP Strategies Corp. Mr. Pfenniger served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Integramed America, Inc., a manager of highly specialized outpatient medical centers, from January to June 2013. From 2003 until 2011, Mr. Pfenniger served as the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Continucare Corporation, a provider of primary care physician services. Mr. Pfenniger was the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Whitman Education Group, Inc., a provider of career-oriented higher education, from 1997 until 2003. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Pfenniger served as the Chief Operating Officer of IVAX Corporation, and from 1989 to 1994 he served as the Senior Vice President-Legal Affairs and General Counsel of IVAX Corporation, a multi-national pharmaceutical company. Mr. Pfenniger currently serves as a Director of TransEnterix, Inc. (a medical device company) and Opko Health, Inc. (a multi-national pharmaceutical and diagnostics company) and also served as a director of Safestitch Medical, Inc. from 2005 to 2013 and IVAX Corporation from 2002 to 2009.

A. Strait

Mr. A. Marvin Strait, CPA, is Independent Director of GP Strategies Corp., since December 10, 2007. Mr. Strait presently practices as a Certified Public Accountant under the name A. Marvin Strait, CPA. He has practiced in the field of public accountancy in Colorado for over 40 years. He presently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Foundation, the Sam S. Bloom Foundation and Pikes Peak Educational Foundation. He also presently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Sturm Financial Group, Inc., and on the Board of Directors of the Denver School of Nursing. Mr. Strait previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), as President of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado State Board of Accountancy, and serves as a permanent member of the AICPA Governing Council. Mr. Strait served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Continucare Corporation from 2004 to 2011, and as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of RAE Systems, Inc. from 2006 to 2009.

Ann Blank

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Harvey Eisen

0 0

Douglas Sharp

263,900 1,461,737

Scott Greenberg

288,050 1,910,167

Sharon Esposito-Mayer

102,803 721,068

Karl Baer

100,240 677,543

Patricia Begley

0 0

Donald Duquette

85,120 678,861

Kenneth Crawford

0 0

David Gugala

0 0

James Moran

0 0

Joseph Nasal

0 0

Deborah Ung

0 0

Daniel Friedberg

0 0

Marshall Geller

0 0

Sue Kelly

0 0

Richard Pfenniger

0 0

A. Strait

0 0

Ann Blank

0 0
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