Terry Stinson

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Chairman, Compensation Committee

Eric Rosenfeld

Chairman Emeritus

Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee

Michael Faber

Director

Chairman, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Douglas McCrosson

Director/President and
Chief Executive Officer

Carey Bond

Director

Janet Cooper

Director

Walter Paulick

Director

Terry Stinson

Chairman of the Board

Chairman, Compensation Committee

Terry Stinson was appointed Non-executive Chairman of the Board in November, 2018. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Compensation Committee since 2014. Mr. Stinson is Chief Executive Officer of his own consulting practice, Stinson Consulting, LLC, a firm engaged in strategic alliances and marketing for the aerospace industry. He is currently an independent consultant to AAR Corp, after having served as Executive Vice President since 2013, and as Group Vice President from 2007 until 2013. Mr. Stinson has served in various executive management positions, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.; Group Vice President and Segment President of Textron Aerospace Systems and Components for Textron Inc.; and President of the Hamilton Standard Division of United Technologies Corporation. Mr. Stinson is currently a director of Lennox International Inc., serving on that company’s Board Governance and Compensation and Human Resources Committees. Mr. Stinson previously served as a director of Triumph Group, Inc. from 2003 to 2008.  back

Eric Rosenfeld

Chairman Emeritus

Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee

Prior to becoming Chairman Emeritus in November, 2018, Eric Rosenfeld had been Non-executive Chairman of the Board for the Company since January 2005. Mr. Rosenfeld has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crescendo Partners, L.P., a New York based investment firm, since its formation in November 1998. Prior to forming Crescendo Partners, he was a Managing Director at CIBC Oppenheimer and its predecessor company, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., for fourteen years. He was Chairman of the Board of Spar Aerospace Limited from 1999 through 2001. Spar was involved in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of airplanes and helicopters. Mr. Rosenfeld is a regular guest lecturer at Columbia Business School and has served on numerous panels at Queen’s University Business Law School Symposia, McGill Law School, the World President’s Organization and the Canadian Foundation for Investor Education and the Directors College. He also has been a regular guest host on CNBC. Mr. Rosenfeld received an MBA from Harvard University and an AB degree in economics from Brown University.  back

Douglas McCrosson

Director

President and Chief Executive Officer

Douglas McCrosson was named President and Chief Executive Officer of CPI Aero in March, 2014. Mr. McCrosson joined the company in 2003 as Director of Business Development. During his tenure, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Business Development and Senior Vice President of Operations, where he headed CPI Aero’s business development, engineering, procurement and manufacturing organizations. Subsequently, he was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer in January 2010 before becoming President and CEO. Prior to joining CPI Aero, Mr. McCrosson was Corporate Secretary and Vice President of Frisby Technologies, Inc. and earlier, he was employed by Frisby Aerospace, Inc. in various engineering and marketing positions. He started his career as a mechanical engineer at Grumman Corporation. Mr. McCrosson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Science degree in Management from Polytechnic University.  back

Janet Cooper

Director

Janet K. Cooper has been a director since April 2019. From 2002 to 2008, Ms. Cooper served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Qwest Communications International Inc. (now operating as CenturyLink). From 2001 to 2002, she served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of McDATA Corporation, which was subsequently acquired by Brocade. From 1992 to 2001, she served in various senior level finance positions at US West Inc. and the Quaker Oats Company, including as Vice President, Finance and Controller at US West Inc. from 1999 to 2000, and Vice President and Treasurer and Tax at Quaker Oats Company from 1997 to 1998. Ms. Cooper serves as an independent director, audit committee chair, and finance committee member of The Toro Company and as an independent director, audit committee, and public policy committee member of Lennox International. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and is chair of Rose-Hulman’s investment management committee. From 2014 to 2019, Ms. Cooper served on the board of directors of Resonant, Inc. From 2008 to 2016, Ms. Cooper served on the board of directors of MWH Global, Inc., a private engineering, consulting, and construction management firm focused on water and natural resources for built infrastructure and the environment, which was acquired by Stantec in May 2016. Ms. Cooper received her MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and holds a Masters in Applied Math from the University of Illinois. She graduated summa cum laude from University of Illinois with a double major in Math/Computer Science and Economics.  back

Michael Faber

Director

Chairman, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Michael Faber is Chief Executive Officer of NextPoint Management Company, Inc., a strategic advisory firm to family offices on issues such as direct investing, manager selection, trust and estates, charitable giving and intergenerational communications. From 1990 to 2008, Mr. Faber was a General Partner of the NextPoint and Walnut family of investment funds, focusing on private equity, venture capital and structured investments. He has invested in more than 90 companies, served on dozens of boards, and helped to manage more than 30 successful exits. Mr. Faber is an honors graduate and John M. Olin Fellow of the University of Chicago Law School and attended Johns Hopkins University and the State University of New York.  back

Carey Bond

Director

Carey Bond joined CPI Aero’s board in 2016. Mr. Bond’s career spans over 30 years in the aviation industry, spending 10 years at Sikorsky Aircraft until his retirement in 2015. During his tenure at Sikorsky, he served in various executive capacities including Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Chief Marketing Officer, and finally, as President of Commercial Systems & Services until 2015. Prior to his tenure at Sikorsky Mr. Bond also had a successful 17-year career at Bell Helicopter Textron, holding positions of increasing responsibility, including Executive Director of Marketing and Government Relations and Vice President of Customer Support and Services. Mr. Bond has previously served on the boards of privately-held PZL Mielec Aircraft Company, Shanghai Sikorsky Aircraft Company and New Eclipse Aerospace. Mr. Bond holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.   back

 

Walter Paulick

Director

Walter Paulick has been a Director since April 1992. From June 2006 until April 2007, he served as Chairman of our Audit Committee. Mr. Paulick is currently a self-employed real estate development consultant. From 1982 to November 1992, Mr. Paulick was a Vice President of Parr Development Company, Inc., a real estate development company. From 1980 to 1982, Mr. Paulick was employed by Key Bank, where he last held the position of Vice President. From 1971 to 1980, Mr. Paulick was Vice President of National Westminster U.S.A. Mr. Paulick holds an associate degree in Applied Science from Suffolk Community College and Bachelor of Business Administration from Dowling College.  back

 

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