|Dr. Randell L. Mills
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO
James E. Canty, Esq.
Scott W. Doyle
H. McIntyre Gardner
|John J. Gillen|
William R. Good
Assistant Corporate Secretary,
Vice President – Administration
Barbara A. Nabial
Scott C. Penwell
|DR. RANDELL L. MILLS
Dr. Mills, Founder and principal stockholder of BlackLight Power, Inc., has served as Chairman of the Board, President and CEO since the company’s inception.
Dr. Mills has authored nine books, participated in over 50 presentations at professional meetings, and authored and co-authored about 100 papers regarding the field of energy technology that have been published in or submitted to peer-reviewed journals of international repute. Dr. Mills has received patents or filed patent applications in the following areas: (1) Millsian computational chemical design technology based on Classical Physics (CP), a revolutionary approach to solving atomic and molecular structures; (2) magnetic resonance imaging; (3) Mossbauer cancer therapy (Nature, Hyperfine Interactions); (4) Luminide class of drug delivery molecules; (5) genomic sequencing method, and (6) artificial intelligence. A thorough description of the Company’s technology and Dr. Mills’ underlying atomic theory is published in a book entitled The Grand Unified Theory of Classical Physics.
Dr. Mills has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Franklin & Marshall College, and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Harvard Medical School. Following a year of graduate work in electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Mills began his research in the field of energy technology.
David Buzby was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2014.
David Buzby is a San Francisco based investor with 23 years of operating and private equity investment experience. Since 1991, he has been investing in early stage environmental and e-commerce companies, assuming Board and/or senior management roles.
David is CEO of Bright Plain Renewable Energy, a private company formed to invest capital in the solar project industry. He is the past Chairman, interim CEO and founding investor of SunEdison, one of the largest international integrated solar companies (NYSE:SUNE); an investor and past Director of SunRun, a leading residential solar services company (private); an investor and Director of Stem, a distributed energy grid services provider (private); a past investor in Prevalent Power (commercial solar developer sold to IdeaLab), and GRO Solar (private commercial solar developer).
David is also a Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee and past Chairman of the Audit Committee of Conversant Media (NASD:CNVR). Previously, David was an investor, CFO and Director of Best Internet, at the time the largest shared server web host in the world, until its subsequent sale to Verio (NASD:VRIO), as well as co-founded Resource Holdings, a multi-material recycler sold to Tomra Systems (OSLO:TOM). Prior to this experience, David worked for a private leveraged buy-out group acquiring and operating manufacturing and distribution businesses as well as working for four years in international banking.
David earned a B.A. from Middlebury College in 1982 and an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1988.
|JAMES E. CANTY, Esq.
James Canty was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2014.
Mr. Canty is a partner at Clough Capital Partners, LP in Boston, Massachusetts and has worked there since the firm’s founding in 2000. Clough Capital is an investment management company that manages $4.5 billion of assets in various hedge funds, mutual funds and separately managed accounts. Mr. Canty manages the energy holdings within the Clough portfolios and also serves on Clough’s Investment Committee, Compliance Committee and Risk Committee. He also serves as a Trustee on several Clough mutual fund and hedge fund boards.
Prior to founding Clough Capital, Mr. Canty began his career as a CPA with KPMG. Subsequently he worked as a corporate and securities attorney with Bingham, Dana & Gould, and with Goldstein & Manello, and Converse Inc., all in the Boston area. He has over 30 years of experience in portfolio management, equity research, corporate and securities law, and accounting in a broad spectrum of industries. He currently serves as a Trustee for St. Bonaventure University and for Razia’s Ray of Hope.
Mr. Canty earned his JD from Georgetown University in 1990 and his BBA in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University in 1984.
|SCOTT W. DOYLE
Scott Doyle was elected to the Board of Directors in 2010.
Mr. Doyle is Co-Managing Partner of the Washington, DC office of the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and is also the Chair of the firm’s intellectual property litigation practice. He has extensive experience in all phases of complex litigation and has handled cases in trial and appellate courts. In addition, Mr. Doyle has practiced extensively in technology transfer and global patent strategy.
Mr. Doyle has been recognized as one of the top patent litigators in the country by numerous publications. For example, he has been named one of the leading individuals in patent law, Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers for many years. Since 2008, he has been repeatedly been named a “Super Lawyer” in patent litigation and intellectual property for Washington, DC by Law & Politics. Benchmark Litigation 2011-2013 named Mr. Doyle a “Litigation Star” in Washington, D.C. Earlier, Mr. Doyle was named the Intellectual Property “Young Gun” in Washington, D.C. and also a “Leading Lawyer” by the Washington Business Journal.
Before coming back into private practice in 2003, Mr. Doyle was Senior Vice President at Liberty Media / Liberty Broadband and gained extensive experience in leading deals and technology transactions including acquisitions, strategic alliances, and joint ventures in the digital media and broadband space. As an electrical engineer, prior to practicing law, he helped design and develop next-generation military satellite communication systems. Mr. Doyle was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 1984, a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University in 1988, a Juris Doctorate from George Mason University, School of Law in 1993, and a Master of Law Degree with Highest Honors and a concentration in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University in 1997, and an MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, earning honors as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.
|H. MCINTYRE GARDNER
H. McIntyre “Mac” Gardner was elected to the Board of Directors in 2010.
Mr. Gardner was the head of Merrill Lynch’s Private Client business in the Americas and also the Global Bank Group within the firm’s Global Wealth Management Group until early 2008. As head of Private Client Americas, Mac was responsible for the region’s extensive network of more than 600 advisory offices; private banking and investment services to ultra-high net worth clients; the group’s middle markets business; investment and insurance products; distribution and business development; and corporate and diversified financial services.
For the Global Bank Group, Mr. Gardner was Chairman of Merrill Lynch Bank USA and responsible for Merrill Lynch’s consumer and commercial banking and cash management products. This included distribution and sales of all bank products and services primarily delivered into the marketplace through Financial Advisors. These activities encompassed retail deposit products and services, credit and debit cards, commercial cash management, residential mortgage lending, securities-based/small business/high-net-worth structured/middle-market lending, and community development lending and investing.
Mr. Gardner’s 13-year career at Merrill Lynch also included roles in strategy, Finance Director for the corporation, and as an investment banker specializing in high yield finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring.
Mr. Gardner has also served as the principal of a financial advisory services firm and as the president of two consumer products companies. He has served on the Board of Directors of Spirit Airlines, Inc. since 2010 and has served as Chairman since August 2013. He also serves on the North American Strategic Advisory Board of Oliver Wyman. A resident of Princeton, New Jersey, Mr. Gardner is a 1983 graduate of Dartmouth College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion.
|JOHN J. GILLEN
Mr. Gillen was elected to the Board of Directors in 2010.
Mr. Gillen was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers having spent over 20 years providing audit, tax and advisory services to numerous public companies both domestic and multi-national. In addition to being the lead partner on many of the firms largest regulated energy clients, he also served in numerous leadership roles including; Chairman of the firms regulated industry practice, local office Managing Partner, leader of the Philadelphia Consumer and Industrial Products practice. He was responsible for signing the audit opinion on numerous filings before the Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC), and other regulatory agencies.
Mr. Gillen also spent four years as the Chief Financial Officer at Dayton Power and Light Company. In this capacity he had responsibility for all aspects of financial reporting and compliance which included; accounting, treasury, financial planning, internal audit and all areas of SEC reporting and SOX compliance. During Mr. Gillen’s tenure he made numerous presentations before the investment community and shareholders. In addition to his financial responsibilities Mr. Gillen was also responsible for the areas of Supply Chain Management and Information Technology.
Mr. Gillen spent most of the past two years as the Global Director of Finance at Towers Perrin, a professional services firm, primarily engaged in the delivery of actuarial services, until their recent acquisition by Watson Wyatt. His responsibilities at Towers Perrin included; Mergers and Acquisitions, Treasury, Financial Planning, Internal Audit and Risk Management.
Mr. Gillen was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Widener University. He is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
|WILLIAM R. GOOD
Mr. Good joined the Company in 1991 and has served as Assistant Secretary of the Company since 1995.
Mr. Good has served as Vice President-Administration since 2000. He manages Company operations and oversees the financial and accounting reporting. While at BlackLight Power, he has held several other positions, participated in presentations at professional meetings, co-authored numerous publications, and is named as co-inventor on one patent.
Mr. Good was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College, and a Master’s Degree in Management of Technology from a joint program sponsored by the Wharton School of Business and the University of Pennsylvania Engineering School.
|BARBARA A. NABIAL
Ms. Nabial was elected Treasurer of the Company in 2008. Ms. Nabial joined the Company in 2005 and has served as the Controller since January 2007.
Ms. Nabial worked in the public accounting sector for 10 years. She served as a Senior Audit Manager with Deloitte & Touche for a wide variety of public and privately held organizations, including companies in the investment, utility, college and university, and manufacturing industries. Ms. Nabial achieved designation as a National Specialist in the Investment Company sector, and the College and University sector.
Ms. Nabial is also active in the community and has served on several non-profit boards of directors as President and Treasurer.
Ms. Nabial was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Moravian College.
|SCOTT C. PENWELL
Mr. Penwell was appointed Corporate Secretary of the Company in 1997.
Mr. Penwell is a partner in the law firm, Rhoads & Sinon LLP, Harrisburg, PA. Mr. Penwell’s areas of concentration include corporate and securities law, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Penwell is a former member of the Board of Trustees of The Emerald Mutual Funds, Legacy Bank, and Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
Mr. Penwell is a Life Fellow in the American Bar Foundation. He is a Past Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and a former member of the Attorney Advisory Committee of the Pennsylvania Securities Commission and the Attorney Advisory Committee of the Pennsylvania Corporation Bureau.
Mr. Penwell was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University, his Master of Arts Degree in English from Villanova University, and his Juris Doctorate Degree, cum laude, from Temple University School of Law where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Temple Law Review.