People: USA Synthetic Fuel Corp (USFC.PK)

USFC.PK on OTC Markets Group

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Vick

63 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ernest Jacquet

67 2012 Director - Finance, Director

Lynne Graves

57 Executive Vice President- Administration, Corporate Secretary

J. Bradley Davis

74 2013 Independent Director

John Proctor

72 2013 Independent Director

James Treptow

2013 Independent Director

William Weyand

69 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Vick

Dr. Steven Carsten Vick is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. Dr. Vick was appointed to the Board of Directors in June 2010. Dr. Vick is the President and Chief Executive Officer and has served in that capacity since June 2010. Dr. Vick is committed to the mission of the company, and his background in engineering and technology development as well as gasification facility operations positions him well to help steer the direction of this development stage company. In addition, he was Chief Technology Officer for GEI, a position he has held from March 2006 to December 2012, and has served as President and Director of Carbon Management Technologies, LLC, a joint venture between Global Energy, Inc. and HTC Purenergy of Canada, or CMT, since February 2008, and President and Director of Cambridge Resources, LLC, also since 2008. Dr. Vick has served in various capacities with GEI 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 GEI’s management, and Senior Vice President of Global Environmental, Ltd. from 1995 to 2003. Before joining GEI, 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.

Ernest Jacquet

Mr. Ernest K. Jacquet is Director - Finance, Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. He joined the board of directors on February 15, 2012. He joined the management team as Director of Finance on September 1, 2012. Mr. Jacquet has served as the Chairman of Passport Brands, Inc. since 2007 and Chairman of America Stand United for the Troops from 2009 to 2012. He was a Managing Partner at Mentor Partners from 2005 to present. Previously, he was Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Parthenon Capital, a $1.7B private equity firm until August 2009. 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 (OTC:PBIX) the North American licensee of Marithe +Francois Girbaud. Mr. Jacquet has served on numerous boards including Chairman of Interline Brands Inc. which went public and grew to over a billion dollar market cap. Mr. Jacquet brings to the Board extensive finance expertise as well as contacts from building a multi-billion dollar equity fund. 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.

Lynne Graves

Mrs. Lynne R. Graves serves as Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President - Administration of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. She has served as the Corporate Secretary since 2010. Prior to September 2012, she provided services to the Company as an independent contractor. In 2013, she also became the Executive Vice President-Administration. Prior to joining the Company, Mrs. Graves served as Secretary and a board member of Global Energy, Inc. from 1994 to September 2012. Mrs. Graves’ business experience includes 14 years in the insurance and reinsurance industry in positions of increasing responsibility with Connecticut General (CIGNA), Insurance Corporation of North America (INA), E.W. Blanch Co., Johnson & Higgins, and Rollins Hudig Hall (AON). She has held various Board positions in corporate, civic, and volunteer organizations. Mrs. Graves received her B.A. degree in French from Middlebury College.

J. Bradley Davis

Mr. J. Bradley Davis is an Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. He joined the Board of Directors in March 2013. Mr. Davis is the Managing Partner of Ridge Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm that he founded in February 1989. Mr. Davis was 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 brings to our Board expertise in banking and private equity growth as well as experience as a portfolio owner. Mr. Davis served on active duty in the U.S. Army from September 1961 to September 1963. Mr. Davis serves on numerous private company, philanthropic, and social organization boards. He earned a B.A. in journalism from The Pennsylvania State University.

John Proctor

Mr. John P. Proctor is an Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. He joined the Board of Directors in March 2013. Mr. Proctor, 71, 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 committee of two churches (Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Oxford, MD and St. John’s Episcopal Church in Essex, CT) and 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 brings to the Board extensive expertise in environmental and energy law and an understanding of the regulatory matters we may face as we grow. Mr. Proctor earned a B.A. from Princeton University and an L.L.B. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law

James Treptow

Mr. James R. Treptow is an Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp., since November 2013. Mr. Treptow is the Founder and Chairman of Magellan Resources Group, a developer and owner of alternate energy and synthetic fuels production facilities in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Notable among project developed since 1995 is the largest wind farm (270 MW) in the east, at Mt. Storm, West Virginia and a group of landfill methane gas conversion facilities outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Treptow served on the board of directors of Middlebury Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MBRG). From 1976 – 1995, Mr. Treptow served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Treptow Development Company, a regional commercial property developer with offices in Texas, California, Georgia and Washington, DC that has completed more than 11 million square feet of office, industrial, hotel and specialty commercial space. Mr. Treptow has served as a director of numerous private companies and community boards, including North American Advanced Materials Corporation, The Hill School, Wakefield School, and The Downtown Houston Association. As an entrepreneurial developer of large scale projects across America, Mr. Treptow brings to our Board extensive experience in strategic corporate growth and project development. Mr. Treptow earned a BBA in Industrial Management from the University of Texas – Austin.

William Weyand

Mr. William J. Weyand is an Independent Director of USA Synthetic Fuel Corp. He joined the Board of Directors in March 2013. Mr. Weyand brings a wealth of experience in maximizing shareholder value for corporations for which he has served, providing him insight into the operations and challenges that we may face as we grow as a public company. Prior to his retirement, from January 2005 through March 2009, Mr. Weyand was Chairman and CEO of MSC Software a NASDAQ-traded company, before it was acquired in October 2009. From 1997 through 2001, he served as Chairman and CEO of Structural Dynamics Research Corporation, a NASDAQ-traded company 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 prior to 2008. Mr. Weyand earned a BBA in Marketing from Nichols College.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Steven Vick

277,000

Ernest Jacquet

--

Lynne Graves

--

J. Bradley Davis

--

John Proctor

--

James Treptow

--

William Weyand

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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