People: Sono-Tek Corp (SOTK.PK)

SOTK.PK on OTC Markets Group

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Coccio

72 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Samuel Schwartz

2007 Chairman Emeritus, Independent Director

R. Stephen Harshbarger

45 2012 President

Stephen Bagley

50 2005 Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Riemer

64 2012 Vice President - Food Business Development, Director

Robb Engle

42 Vice President

Edward Handler

76 2004 Independent Director

Eric Haskell

66 2009 Independent Director

Donald Mowbray

75 2003 Independent Director

Philip Strasburg

74 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

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Christopher Coccio

Dr. Christopher L. Coccio is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Sono-Tek Corporation. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Sono-Tek on April 30, 2001, has been a Director of the Company since June 1998, and was appointed Chairman in August 2007. From 1964 to 1996, he held various engineering, sales, marketing and management positions at General Electric Company, with P&L responsibilities for up to $100 million in sales and 500 people throughout the United States. He also won an ASME Congressional Fellowship and served with the Senate Energy Committee in 1976. His business experience includes both domestic and international markets and customers. He founded a management consulting business in 1996, and was appointed a legislative Fellow on the New York State Assembly’s Legislative Commission on Science and Technology from 1996 to 1998. From 1998 to 2001, he worked with Accumetrics Associates, Inc., a manufacturer of digital wireless telemetry systems, as Vice President of Business Development and member of the Board of Advisors. Dr. Coccio received a B.S.M.E. from Stevens Institute of Technology, an M.S.M.E. from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Chemical Engineering.

Samuel Schwartz

Mr. Samuel Schwartz is Chairman Emeritus, Independent Director of Sono-Tek Corporation. He has been a Director of the Company since August 1987, and was Chairman of the Board from February 1993 to May 1999 and August 2001 to August 2007. From 1959 to 1992, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Krystinel Corporation, a manufacturer of ceramic magnetic components used in electronic circuitry. He received a B.Ch.E. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1941 and an M.Ch.E. from New York University in 1948.

R. Stephen Harshbarger

Mr. R. Stephen Harshbarger is President of SBU of Sono-Tek Corporation. He joined Sono-Tek in 1993. Before becoming President, Mr. Harshbarger had been Executive Vice President of Sono-Tek since August 2011. Prior to assuming that position, he served as Sales Engineer, World Wide Sales and Marketing Manager, VP Sales & Marketing, VP & Director of Electronics and Advanced Energy (E&AE). He has 17 years of experience in ultrasonic coating equipment for the electronics, medical device and advanced energy industries. He is a graduate of Bentley University, with a major in Finance and a minor in Marketing.

Stephen Bagley

Mr. Stephen J. Bagley CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of Sono-Tek Corporation since June 2005. From 1987 to 1991 he worked in public accounting in various capacities. From 1992 to 2005, he held various leadership positions as Controller, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for companies with up to $45,000,000 in revenues. Mr. Bagley earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The State University of NY – College at Oneonta and an MBA from Marist College. He was licensed as a CPA in 1990. Mr. Bagley is a Trustee of the Board of Education for the New Paltz Central School District and Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee for the District.

Joseph Riemer

Dr. Joseph Riemer is Vice President - Food Business Development, Director of Sono-Tek Corporation. Dr. Riemer formerly held the position of President. He joined the Company in January 2007 as Vice President of Engineering, became a Director in August 2007 and was appointed President in September 2007. Dr. Riemer holds a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), focusing on food technology, food chemistry, biochemical analysis, and food microbiology. His experience includes seven years with Pfizer in its Adams Confectionary Division, where he was Director, Global Operations Development. Dr. Riemer has also held positions with several food, food ingredients, and personal care products companies. He has served in the capacities of research and development, operations, and general management. Prior to joining the Company, he was a management consultant serving clients in the food, biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Robb Engle

Mr. Robb W. Engle is Vice President of Sono - Tek Corporation. Mr. Engle joined Sono-Tek in 2000 as a Field Service Technician. Mr. Engle created the Sono-Tek Service Department and led the development of key products in his leadership role of engineering resources. As Vice President of Engineering, he directs the engineering department, service department, IT and Sono-Tek laboratory services. Mr. Engle was formally trained and certified by the U.S. Navy as a Nuclear Operator where he was recognized with an induction into the Navy League Memorial for meritorious service and the advancement of training techniques. He also served with honors on board a submarine and earned the prestigious Sub-Surface Warfare (E) Insignia.

Edward Handler

Mr. Edward J. Handler, III, Esq., is Independent Director of Sono-Tek Corporation. He is a retired partner from Kenyon & Kenyon, a law firm that provided intellectual property advice to the Company. Mr. Handler became a Director of the Company on October 1, 2004, coincident with his retirement from his law firm. Mr. Handler has 40 years of experience in all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights, including litigation and other adversarial proceedings. Mr. Handler is Chairman and CEO of The Bronx Project, Inc., a private Delaware corporation active in the area of therapeutics for acute (CNS) inflammatory conditions. Mr. Handler is past President of the West Point Society of New York and a past Trustee of the Association of Graduates, U.S. Military Academy. He holds a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia Law School and a B.S. in Engineering Science from the United States Military Academy.

Eric Haskell

Mr. Eric Haskell CPA, is Independent Director of Sono-Tek Corporation since August 2009. He has over 30 years of experience in senior financial positions at several public and private companies. He has experience in the areas of acquisitions and divestitures, strategic planning and investor relations. From December 2005 through March 2008, Mr. Haskell served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunCom Wireless Holdings, Inc., a company providing digital wireless communications services which was publicly traded until its merger with a wholly-owned subsidiary of T-Mobile USA, Inc. in February 2008. He also served as a member of SunCom’s Board of Directors from November 2003 through May 2007. From 1989 until April 2004, Mr. Haskell served as the Chief Financial Officer of Systems & Computer Technology Corp., a NASDAQ listed software and services corporation. Mr. Haskell received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Adelphi University in 1969.

Donald Mowbray

Dr. Donald F. Mowbray is Independent Director of Sono-Tek Corporation since August 2003. He has been an independent consultant since August 1997. From September 1992 to August 1997, he was the Manager of the General Electric Company’s Corporate Research and Development Mechanical Engineering Laboratory. From 1962 to 1992 he worked for the General Electric Company in a variety of engineering and managerial positions. Dr. Mowbray received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1960, a Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Minnesota in 1962 and a Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Engineering Mechanics in 1968.

Philip Strasburg

Mr. Philip A. Strasburg , CPA, is Independent Director of Sono-Tek Corporation since August 2004. He is a retired partner from the firm of Anchin Block and Anchin, LLP and has 40 years of experience in auditing. He served as Audit Committee Chairman from August 2004 until February 2005, when he was elected Treasurer. Mr. Strasburg was reappointed Audit Committee chairman in May 2005 concurrent with his resignation as Treasurer. He was the lead partner on the Sono-Tek from Fiscal 1994 to Fiscal 1996. Mr. Strasburg is a certified public accountant in New York State. He has a Master of Science in economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelors of Science degree from Lehigh University, where he majored in business administration.

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