People: Optical Cable Corp (OCC.OQ)

OCC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neil Wilkin

50 2003 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Tracy Smith

46 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Randall Frazier

62 1996 Independent Director

John Holland

68 1996 Independent Director

Craig Weber

54 2002 Independent Director

John Williamson

59 2004 Independent Director

Andrew Siegel

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Neil Wilkin

Mr. Neil D. Wilkin, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Optical Cable Corporation. He was named Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer in September 2003, in addition to his previously held positions as President and as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Wilkin first became a Director and was named Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of the Company in September 2001. In December 2001, Mr. Wilkin became Acting-President in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer, and on April 11, 2002 he was named President by the Board of Directors. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wilkin served as Chief Financial Officer of a nationally licensed, internet-based real estate brokerage company. Prior to that, Mr. Wilkin practiced law concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate matters. He worked at two law firms: McGuireWoods LLP in Richmond, Virginia and Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C. Mr. Wilkin practiced with Coopers & Lybrand (a predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a CPA before returning to graduate business school and law school. Mr. Wilkin earned his MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia, is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. Mr. Wilkin also serves on the board of directors of Luna Innovations Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: LUNA).

Tracy Smith

Ms. Tracy G. Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Optical Cable Corporation., since July 9, 2008. Prior to becoming Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Smith served as the Company’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 16, 2003 through July 8, 2008. Prior to becoming Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Smith served as the Company’s Controller from May 1, 2002 through September 15, 2003. Ms. Smith was named Corporate Secretary of the Company effective June 22, 2004. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Smith was the Corporate Controller for RBX Corporation. Ms. Smith is a CPA and has over 12 years of experience in public accounting with KPMG LLP. Ms. Smith left KPMG LLP in December of 2001. Ms. Smith holds a bachelor of science degree in business with a major in accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Randall Frazier

Mr. Randall H. Frazier is Independent Director of Optical Cable Corporation., since April 1996. Mr. Frazier is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of R. Frazier, Inc., 1st Choice Financial, Inc. and XRIMZ, LLC, together a consortium of privately held companies that sell, service and finance electronic products to the home user market and that finance aftermarket automobile accessories for the consumer market. Mr. Frazier founded R. Frazier, Inc. in 1988. Mr. Frazier was self-employed in various chemical and engineering businesses prior to the founding of R. Frazier, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Frazier was a senior chemist with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”). Mr. Frazier earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Virginia Military Institute.

John Holland

Mr. John M. Holland is Independent Director of Optical Cable Corporation., since April 1996. Mr. Holland is the President and Founder of Holland Technical Services, a software and automation consulting firm specializing in the manufacturing industry that he founded in 2002. Mr. Holland is also the President of the Equine Welfare Alliance, a non-profit umbrella organization with approximately 270 member organizations. Mr. Holland’s previous experience includes being employed by the Electro-Optics Product Division of ITT where he was responsible for the design of the earliest fiber optic systems and the development of automated manufacturing systems for optical fiber. Mr. Holland holds numerous patents in fiber optics and robotics and is the author of three books. His most recent book, Designing Autonomous Mobile Robots—Inside the Mind of an Intelligent Machine, was published in 2003.

Craig Weber

Mr. Craig H. Weber is Independent Director of Optical Cable Corporation., since February 2002. Mr. Weber was most recently President and Chief Operating Officer of Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DCMT), an IP-driven leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of advanced imaging technologies from 2010 to January 2013. Previously, Mr. Weber held leadership positions as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Chief Financial Officer of Home Care Delivered, Inc., a provider of disposable medical supplies from 2008 to 2010; Managing Partner of Hollymeade Group, LLC, a real estate investment firm from 2003 to 2008; President of Hollymeade Land Services, LLC, an excavation company from 2005 to 2008; President & CEO of Whitlock eBusiness Solutions, a business & technology consulting company from 2001 to 2003; Chief Operating Officer, strategic planning officer and legal officer of homebytes.com incorporated, a nationally licensed real estate brokerage company from 1999 to 2001; and Vice President-Business Development and chief legal, human resources & administrative officer for Walco International, Inc., a national distributor of pharmaceuticals and other products from 1997 to 1999. Prior to that Mr. Weber practiced corporate law for 12 years as a partner at McGuireWoods and associate at Sullivan & Cromwell where he specialized in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, banking and general corporate matters. Mr. Weber serves on the board of directors of Home Care Delivered, Inc., where he is Chairman of its Audit, Compensation and Independent committees. Mr. Weber earned his MBA from The College of William and Mary, his law degree from the University of Virginia, and his undergraduate degree from Cornell University.

John Williamson

Mr. John B. Williamson, III., is Independent Director of Optical Cable Corporation., since July 2004. Mr. Williamson is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of RGC Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq GM: RGCO) located in Roanoke, Virginia. RGC provides natural gas sales and related services in western Virginia. Mr. Williamson joined the predecessor to RGC Resources in 1992 and has served in a number of leadership capacities with that company, including Vice President of Rates and Finance, before becoming Chief Executive Officer and President in 1999, and later being named Chairman. Mr. Williamson serves on the board of directors of Corning Natural Gas Corporation (OTCBB:CNIG.OB), Luna Innovations Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: LUNA) and Botetourt Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: BORT). Mr. Williamson earned his MBA from the College of William and Mary and received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Andrew Siegel

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Neil Wilkin

723,888

Tracy Smith

370,566

Randall Frazier

--

John Holland

--

Craig Weber

--

John Williamson

--

Andrew Siegel

--
As Of 30 Oct 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Neil Wilkin

39,063 0

Tracy Smith

5,000 1,700

Randall Frazier

0 0

John Holland

0 0

Craig Weber

0 0

John Williamson

0 0

Andrew Siegel

0 0
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