Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Director/President and
Chief Executive Officer

Director

Chairman, Audit Committee

Director

Chairman, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Director

Director

Director

Chairman, Compensation Committee

Eric Rosenfeld

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Rosenfeld has 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

Mr. 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

Harvey J. Bazaar

Director

Harvey J. Bazaar has been a Director since December 2006 and Chairman of our Audit Committee since April 2007. A certified public accountant, Mr. Bazaar has spent most of his career in public accounting, having retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2000 as the Global and Americas Leader for the Capital Markets Group. At Coopers & Lybrand, which merged with PriceWaterhouse to form PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Bazaar served on the firm’s Executive Committee and as Managing Partner of the New York City office. In post-retirement, from September 2001 to December 2002, Mr. Bazaar served as the Chief Operating Officer of DML Global Services, a company providing fund accounting and related services to private investment funds and other businesses. Since January 2006, Mr. Bazaar has served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of BKF Capital Group, Inc., an OTC Bulletin Board company and has served as its President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2007. Mr. Bazaar holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State University.  back

Walter Paulick

Director

Walter Paulick has been a Director since April 1992 and Chairman of our Nominating Committee since March 2004. 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

Michael Faber

Director

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

Terry Stinson

Director

Terry Stinson 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

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

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