People: LSI Industries Inc (LYTS.O)

LYTS.O on Nasdaq

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24 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Ready

73 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Ready

51 2010 President; President of LSI Lighting Solutions Plus

Ronald Stowell

63 1997 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

David McCauley

64 2003 President of LSI Graphic Solutions Plus and Grady McCauley Inc.

James Sferra

74 1996 Executive Vice President - Manufacturing, Secretary, Director

Robert Beech

60 2013 Independent Director

Gary Kreider

75 2002 Independent Director

Dennis Meyer

79 2001 Independent Director

Wilfred O'Gara

56 1999 Independent Director

Mark Serrianne

66 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Ready

Mr. Robert J. Ready is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of LSI Industries, Inc. He is the founder of the Company and has served as its President from 1976 to 2010 and as a Director since 1976. Mr. Ready was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in February 1985. Mr. Ready is a Director of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. Mr. Ready’s experience as one of the Company’s founders and as its only chief executive officer gives him unparalleled insights into all aspects of the Company’s business and strategic operations, which, in turn, he is able to contribute to the Board as a result of his position as Chairman.

Scott Ready

Mr. Scott D. Ready is President of LSI Industries Inc., and President of LSI Lighting Solutions Plus, subsidiary of the company. He has served as President of LSI Industries Inc. since November 2010 and as President of LSI Lighting Solutions Plus since July 2004. Prior to that, he held sales and other positions at the Company, including Vice President of the Image Group, Vice President Petroleum Sales, and Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Ready has been employed by the Company since 1985.

Ronald Stowell

Mr. Ronald S. Stowell is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of LSI Industries, Inc. He has served as Chief Financial Officer since December 1992, and was appointed Treasurer in November 1993 and Vice President in November 1997. From 1985 to November 1992, Mr. Stowell served as Corporate Controller of Essef Corporation (a NASDAQ listed company), headquartered in Chardon, Ohio, a manufacturer of high performance composite and engineered plastics products.

David McCauley

Mr. David W. McCauley is President of LSI Graphic Solutions Plus and Grady McCauley Inc., subsidiaries of LSI Industries Inc. He has served as President of LSI Graphic Solutions Plus since April 2003 and as either President or Vice President of Operations of Grady McCauley Inc. (a subsidiary of the Company involved in graphics) since June 1997. Prior to the June 1997 acquisition date, Mr. McCauley was a founder and Vice President of Grady McCauley, Inc.

James Sferra

Mr. James P. Sferra is an Executive Vice President - Manufacturing, Secretary, Director of LSI Industries Inc. He shared in the formation of the Company and has been a Director since 1976. Mr. Sferra has served as Corporate Vice President of Manufacturing from November 1989 to November 1992, and as Executive Vice President - Manufacturing since then. Prior to that, he served as Vice President - Manufacturing of LSI Lighting Systems, a division of the Company. In 1996 he was appointed Secretary of the Company.

Robert Beech

Mr. Robert P. Beech is Independent Director of LSI Industries Inc. Mr. Beech has substantial experience as a CEO and senior corporate executive, high-technology ventures and strategic initiatives. He is currently engaged as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for biosciences at CincyTechUSA. From 2004 through 2012 he was a senior executive at Intrexon Corporation, a privately held biotechnology company based in Maryland. Prior to 2003, he was CEO of Digineer, Inc., an international healthcare IT software and services company he founded in 1986 and led until 2002. At its peak the company employed over 140 information technology professionals. Bob received a BS degree in Biology from the University of Miami honors and privileged studies program, graduating magna cum laude. He performed post-graduate studies in microbiology at Florida State University and received a Medical Technology degree in conjunction with Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center. Bob is a long-standing member of the American Society of Clinical Pathology and was involved in clinical diagnostics prior to healthcare and biotechnology ventures.

Gary Kreider

Mr. Gary P. Kreider is an Independent Director of LSI Industries Inc., since April 2002. For over five years Mr. Kreider has been a senior partner in the Cincinnati law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL, the Company’s outside counsel. His primary practice areas are securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law, and he has been with Keating Muething & Klekamp since 1963. Effective October 1, 2005 Mr. Kreider no longer has a vote or partnership interest in the firm’s earnings although his affiliation with the firm continues. Mr. Kreider has been an Adjunct Professor of Law in securities regulation at the University of Cincinnati College of Law since 1977 and is a past Chairman of the Ohio State Bar Association Corporation Law Committee. Mr. Kreider is also a Director of Meridian Bioscience, Inc.

Dennis Meyer

Mr. Dennis B. Meyer is an Independent Director of LSI Industries Inc., since August 2001. Mr. Meyer retired from the Board and Executive Committee of Midmark Corporation in January 2005. Mr. Meyer was Executive Vice President of Midmark Corporation from 1985 to 2001, and held several other executive and managerial positions during his 36 years with that company.

Wilfred O'Gara

Mr. Wilfred T. O'Gara is an Independent Director of LSI Industries Inc., since January 1999Mr. O'Gara has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of The O'Gara Group, Inc., a security and defense related firm, since 2003. Mr. O’Gara has been identified as an “audit committee financial expert” under SEC guidelines given his understanding of accounting and financial reporting, disclosures and controls.

Mark Serrianne

Mr. Mark A. Serrianne is an Independent Director of LSI Industries Inc., since August 2004Mr. Serrianne retired as Chairman of Northlich, Inc. September 30, 2008 and was principal owner and Chief Executive Officer of Northlich from 1998 to January, 2008. Northlich is a privately held brand strategy, marketing communication and public relations company with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Serrianne has held a number of positions with Northlich from 1974 through 1996 when he became President.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Ready

908,432

Scott Ready

533,809

Ronald Stowell

505,888

David McCauley

350,257

James Sferra

724,486

Robert Beech

--

Gary Kreider

--

Dennis Meyer

--

Wilfred O'Gara

--

Mark Serrianne

--
As Of 29 Jun 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Ready

94,125 596,730

Scott Ready

52,044 370,072

Ronald Stowell

81,250 670,126

David McCauley

65,000 529,053

James Sferra

95,625 761,119

Robert Beech

0 0

Gary Kreider

0 0

Dennis Meyer

0 0

Wilfred O'Gara

0 0

Mark Serrianne

0 0
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