People: Goldfield Corp (GV)

GV on American Stock Exchange

2.09USD
22 Aug 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.18 (+9.42%)
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Volume
1,089,301
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124,358
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$2.61
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Sottile

66 1998 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Wherry

55 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

John Davis

40 2013 President

David Bicks

81 2012 Director

Harvey Eads

68 1999 Independent Director

John Fazzini

70 1984 Independent Director

Danforth Leitner

73 1985 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Sottile

Mr. John H. Sottile is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Goldfield Corporation. He joined the Company in June of 1971. Before being elected to the Board of Directors and named President and Chief Executive Officer in 1983, Mr. Sottile gained extensive operational experience by managing two of the Company’s former subsidiaries, Tropicana Pools, Inc. and Harlan Fuel Company. In May of 1998, Mr. Sottile was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.

Stephen Wherry

Mr. Stephen R. Wherry is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of Goldfield Corporation. He has served as Treasurer, Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 1988, Vice President of the Company since 1993 and Senior Vice President of the Company since 2006. Mr. Wherry is a certified public accountant.

John Davis

Mr. John W. Davis is President of Goldfield Corporation. He was appointed President of Southeast Power, effective January 1, 2013, and President of Power Corporation of America, effective August 29, 2013. Mr. Davis had served as Southeast Power's Chief Operating Officer since April 2011 and as its Vice President from May 2009 to December 2012. Prior to joining Southeast Power, from January 2008 to May 2009, Mr. Davis was the General Manager of Reliable Constructors, Inc., a foundation and drilled shaft contractor.

David Bicks

Mr. David P. Bicks is a Directors of Goldfield corp., since 2012. Mr. Bicks has been an attorney since 2012 with Duane Morris LLP and previously was with Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. Duane Morris in 2012 succeeded Dewey as Corporate Counsel to Goldfield, and Mr. Bicks has led this representation for over forty years. He joined the Dewey predecessor, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP, in 1966, after having served as a Federal prosecutor in New York (1959-1962) and as Special Counsel to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (1962-1966). He concentrates in corporate and securities law matters and has represented many major corporations in U.S. and international transactions. Mr. Bicks earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard College and his Law Degree from Yale Law School, where he was an Editor of the Yale Law Journal.

Harvey Eads

Mr. Harvey C. Eads, Jr., is Independent Director of Goldfield Corporation since 1999. Mr. Eads has served as Chairman of the Benefits and Compensation Committee since 2005. He has served on the Audit Committee since 2000, and was chairman from May 2000 until May 2005. He has been a member of the Nominating and Benefits and Compensation Committees since 2001. Mr. Eads served as City Manager of Coral Gables, Florida from 1988 to 2001 and during his tenure, municipal bonds of Coral Gables earned AAA Bond Ratings from both Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s. He has been a commercial real estate investor since November of 2001. Mr. Eads is a graduate of and certified by the UCLA Director Education and Certification Program accredited by ISS, a unit of RiskMetrics Group. Mr. Eads is a graduate of the University of Miami and earned a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.

John Fazzini

Mr. John P. Fazzini is Independent Director of Goldfield Corporation since 1984. Mr. Fazzini has served on the Nominating Committee since 1999, the Benefits and Compensation Committee since 1994 and the Audit Committee from 1985 to 2006 and currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee since May 2013. He is a real estate developer and has been President of Bountiful Lands, Inc., a real estate development corporation, since 1980. Mr. Fazzini has actively operated as a real estate broker for over forty years, and as a mortgage broker and title agent for over thirty years. He currently serves on the United States Department of Agriculture Central Florida Resource Conservation and Development Council, the Polk County Housing Authority for over ten years and has served on the Board of the Anasazi Wilderness Foundation in Mesa, Arizona since 1985. Mr. Fazzini was appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles to serve on the Family and Human Services Board from 1992 to 1996. He was also appointed by Governor Bob Martinez to serve on the Central Florida Regional Planning Council from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Fazzini attended the University of Florida and the University of Miami.

Danforth Leitner

Mr. Danforth E. Leitner is Independent Director of Goldfield Corporation since 1985. Mr. Leitner has served on the Nominating Committee since 1985 and currently serves as Chairman of this Committee. He has been a member of the Audit Committee since 1998 and the Benefits and Compensation Committee since 2001. Mr. Leitner founded The Leitner Company, a real estate sales and appraisal company in North Carolina in 1983 and served as President until his retirement in May of 2002. He served on the Board of Equalization and Review in Henderson County, North Carolina for four years from 1999 to 2002. Prior to his move to North Carolina, Mr. Leitner was a Florida real estate broker and commercial real estate investor from 1973 to 1980 and was a designated member of the Appraisal Institute for 14 years. Mr. Leitner attended the University of Florida.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Sottile

806,843

Stephen Wherry

413,570

John Davis

623,006

David Bicks

--

Harvey Eads

--

John Fazzini

--

Danforth Leitner

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

John Sottile

375,000 155,468

Stephen Wherry

125,001 54,219

John Davis

0 0

David Bicks

0 0

Harvey Eads

0 0

John Fazzini

0 0

Danforth Leitner

0 0
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