People: USA Synthetic Fuel Corp (USFC.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harry Graves

57 2013 Chairman of the Board

Steven Vick

62 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Dixon

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Ernest Jacquet

66 2012 Director - Finance, Director

J. Bradley Davis

74 2013 Independent Director

John Proctor

71 2013 Independent Director

William Weyand

69 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Harry Graves

Mr. Harry Hammond Graves is Chairman of the Board of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. Mr. Graves is also employed as our Executive Chairman and has served in that capacity since September 24, 2012. Mr. Graves was our Chief Financial Officer from July 2010 to December 31, 2012. Mr. Graves is President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Global Energy, Inc. and has served in those capacities since the company’s founding in 1988. Mr. Graves has served on the Steering Committee of the Coalition for the Green Bank, Washington, D.C. Mr. Graves was also the longest standing founding director of the Washington, D.C. based Gasification Technologies Council, an organization formed to promote a better understanding of the potential role of gasification in the power, chemical and refining industries. Mr. Graves brings to our company a wealth of knowledge in the gasification business, developed over twenty years with Global Energy, Inc. Prior to 1988, Mr. Graves worked for Procter & Gamble Company in positions of increasing responsibility in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Minneapolis markets, including Central Field Manager and Special Markets Manager at Procter & Gamble Company’s world headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Graves earned a B.A. in economics from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Steven Vick

Dr. Steven Carsten Vick is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. Dr. Vick was appointed to our Board of Directors in July 2010. Dr. Vick is our President and Chief Executive Officer and has served in that capacity since July 2010. Dr. Vick is committed to the mission of our company, and his background in technology development as well as gasification facility operations positions him well to help steer the direction of this development stage company. In addition, he is Chief Technology Officer for Global Energy, Inc., a position he has held since March 2006, and has served as the President and a director of Carbon Management Technologies, LLC, a joint venture between Global Energy, Inc. and HTC Purenergy of Canada, or CMT, since February 2008. Dr. Vick has served in various capacities with Global Energy, Inc. and its affiliated companies since August 1995, including General Manager at the Wabash River Gasification Facility, now known as SG Solutions LLC, from September 2003 to February 2006 when it was under Global Energy Inc.’s management, and Senior Vice President of Global Environmental, Ltd. from 1995 to 2003. Before joining Global Energy Inc., Dr. Vick served as the President of Trans-End Technology, a PCB disposal company, from June 1994 until April 1995. From 1977 until June 1994, Dr. Vick worked for Union Carbide Corporation’s chemical and polymers companies and UNISON Transformer Services, Inc., a Union Carbide Corporation subsidiary, in various positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of Research and Technology. Dr. Vick earned a PhD in inorganic chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Daniel Dixon

Mr. Daniel W. Dixon is Chief Financial Officer of USA Synthetic Fuel Corporation. Mr. Dixon has served as the CFO for Comair Airlines since 2006. During Mr. Dixon's career at Comair Airlines, which included a decade-long period of high growth as a NASDAQ-listed company, he held various executive level finance positions. As CFO, Mr. Dixon led the Finance, Risk Management, Supply Chain, Material Planning & Procurement, Information Technology and Resource Planning functions.

Ernest Jacquet

Mr. Ernest K. Jacquet is Director - Finance, Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. Mr. Jacquet is a Managing Partner at Mentor Partners and Chairman of Passport Brands, Inc. and Executive Producer of AMERICA STAND UNITED: In Support of Troops. Previously, he was Managing Partner of Parthenon Capital, a $1.7B private equity firm. Prior to co-founding Parthenon Capital in 1998, Mr. Jacquet was a General Partner at Summit Partners, a $6 billion venture capital firm where he started their Buyouts Group. In the 1980’s, he was a Principal at Bain Capital and was a member of the International M&A Group at Morgan Stanley & Co, New York. Mr. Jacquet spent eight years in the United Kingdom, where he became one of the youngest Directors of Trafalgar House Investments PLC developing Oil and Gas offshore. Prior to the North Sea, he served four years as a U.S. Navy Diving Officer in the Far East. Currently, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Passport Brands (“PBIX”), the North American licensee of Marithe +Francois Girbaud. Mr. Jacquet has served on numerous boards including: Chairman of Interline Brands Inc. (“IBI”) which went public and grew to over a billion dollar market cap. Other representative boards include: Acurex (Chairman), Astech (Chairman), Academic Management Services (Chairman) and Chase Federal Bank. Mr. Jacquet is a licensed Professional Engineer and patent holder. He earned his MSE and BSE with Honors from the University of Michigan and his MBA from Stanford Business School.

J. Bradley Davis

Mr. J. Bradley Davis is Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. Mr. Davis is Chairman of our Audit Committee and a member of our Compensation Committee and our Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Davis is the Managing Partner of Ridge Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm that he founded in February 1989. Prior to that time, Mr. Davis served as the President of Trivest, Inc., a private equity investment firm that he co-founded, from September 1981 to September 1988. Prior to that time, he was a senior vice president at LaSalle Partners and a vice president with Chemical Bank in their New York, London, and Chicago offices. Mr. Davis served on active duty in the U.S. Army from September 1961 to September 1963. Mr. Davis serves on the boards of Equibrand Holding Corporation, LAT Sportswear, Inc., We Care Operations Holding, LLC, Wincore Windows & Doors, Inc., McGraw Foundation, Piedmont Community Foundation, and Middleburg Tennis Club. He earned a B.A. in journalism from The Pennsylvania State University.

John Proctor

Mr. John P. Proctor is Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. Mr. Proctor is Chairman of our Nominating and Governance Committee and is a member of our Audit Committee and our Compensation Committee. Mr. Proctor specialized in environmental and energy law and was the co-head of the environmental practice group at Winston & Strawn LLP from 1980 to 2008. He joined Winston & Strawn in 1972. From 1967 to1972, Mr. Proctor served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Since his retirement from Winston & Strawn, he has been actively involved in several community organizations, including serving as treasurer and chairman of the audit committees of two churches (Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Oxford, MD and St. John’s Episcopal Church in Essex, CT), a trustee and finance committee member of three museums (the Oxford Maryland Museum, the Ward Museum of Salisbury, MD, and the Connecticut River Museum of Essex, CT) and a trustee and investment committee member of Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD.. Mr. Proctor earned a B.A. from Princeton University and an L.L.B. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.

William Weyand

Mr. William J. Weyand is Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. He is Chairman of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Weyand brings a wealth of experience in maximizing shareholder value for corporations for which he has served. From February 2005 through March 2009, Mr. Weyand was Chairman and CEO of MSC Software before it was acquired in October 2009. From 1997 through 2001, he served as Chairman and CEO of Structural Dynamics Research Corporation, which was acquired by EDS in 2001. Prior to that time he was Executive Vice President of Measurex Corporation. Mr. Weyand has served on numerous boards of NASDAQ and NYSE-traded corporations and non-profit organizations. Mr. Weyand earned a BBA in Marketing from Nichols College.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Harry Graves

213,336

Steven Vick

276,996

Daniel Dixon

--

Ernest Jacquet

--

J. Bradley Davis

--

John Proctor

--

William Weyand

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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