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Board of Directors

Robert B. Barnhill, Jr. Robert B. Barnhill, Jr.

Chairman of the Board

Robert B. Barnhill, Jr. is founder, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jay G. Baitler Jay G. Baitler

Jay G. Baitler, age 69, has been a director of the company since 2007. He is an operating partner with Atlas Holdings, a private equity firm. Mr. Baitler also serves on the boards of Soundview Paper, Finch Paper and Twin River Paper. Prior to his retirement in 2012, Mr. Baitler was Executive Vice President of Staples and was responsible for the Contract Division, including the 2008 acquisition and integration of Corporate Express.

John D. Beletic John D. Beletic

John D. Beletic, age 64, has served as a director of the company since July 1999 and Lead Director since August 2008. Since July 2002, Mr. Beletic has been a venture partner or operating partner with Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm. Mr. Beletic has been Chairman or Vice Chairman of Xiotech Inc. (X-IO Technologies), a provider of enterprise level disk storage systems since November 2011 and was President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2011 to May 2014. Mr. Beletic is also a director of Cheddars Inc, a 100+ unit restaurant company and Accent Health, a media company. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of iPass, an internet access company, from 2008 to 2015. Earlier in his career, Mr. Beletic served as CEO of telecommunications companies Tigon Corporation, PageMart Wireless, and Weblink Wireless.

Benn R. Konsynski Benn R. Konsynski

Benn R. Konsynski, Ph.D., age 65, has been a director of the company since November 1993. He is the George S. Craft Professor of Business Administration for Information Systems and Operations Management at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University. He is Director and founder of Emory's Center for Digital Commerce, one of the first of its kind in the country. He was named Hewlett Fellow at the Carter Center in 1995. Prior to arriving at the Goizueta Business School, he was on the faculty at the Harvard Business School for seven years, where he taught in the MBA program and several executive programs. Professor Konsynski specializes in issues of digital commerce and information technology in relationships across organizations.

Dennis J. Shaughnessy Dennis J. Shaughnessy

Dennis J. Shaughnessy, age 68, has been a director of the company since 1989. He served as Executive Chairman of the Board of FTI Consulting Inc. FTI is a leading global consulting firm with $1.8 billion in revenues with operations in 24 countries and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange with a market cap of approximately $1.6 billion. Mr. Shaughnessy retired as Chairman of FTI effective December 17, 2013. Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Shaughnessy served as General Partner of Grotech Capital Group, a private equity firm, leading its traditional industry group, managing $1.0 billion in private equity. Prior to joining Grotech, Mr. Shaughnessy had been President and CEO of CRI International, an international petroleum refining service business, which was sold to Shell Oil in 1989.

Morton F. Zifferer, Jr. Morton F. Zifferer, Jr.

Morton F. Zifferer, Jr., age 67, has been a director of the company since November 1993. He has served as Chairman and CEO of New Standard Corporation, a privately held metal products manufacturing firm, since 1983. Mr. Zifferer and New Standard Corporation have partnered with several Fortune 500 companies globally to implement Six-Sigma continuous improvement activities and execute lean manufacturing techniques and sophisticated supply chain strategies and practices.

Jerome C. Eppler Jerome C. Eppler

The late Jerome Eppler spent his entire career in the securities industry, forming his own firm, Eppler & Company in 1961. From 1953 to 1961, he was a general partner of Cyrus J. Lawrence Sons, New York – a member of the New York Stock Exchange. Also, from 1967 to 1978, Mr. Eppler served as chairman and chief executive of Insurance Securities, Inc. TESSCO Technologies appreciates Mr. Eppler's contributions and leadership during his tenure on the Board of Directors.

Chief Executive Officer and President

Robert B. Barnhill, Jr.

See biography above.

Senior Vice Presidents

Craig A. Oldham

Craig Oldham joined the company in 2014. He leads the Strategic Marketing organization focused on driving incremental growth through the development of our Scientific Marketing platform. Prior to joining TESSCO, Mr. Oldham, served in executive leadership positions at the American Red Cross, Zurich of North America, Allstate Insurance, Sprint, Ameritech and SBC (now AT&T). Mr. Oldham received his bachelor's degree from Indiana University and MBA from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Douglas A. Rein

Douglas Rein joined the Company in July 1999. Mr. Rein is senior vice president of the performance systems group. Previously, he was the director of operations for Compaq Computer Corporation and was responsible for fulfillment operations for the commercial and consumer personal computer product lines. Prior to that, he was vice president of distribution and logistics operations for Intelligent Electronics. Mr. Rein obtained both a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from Virginia Tech.

Aric Spitulnik

Aric Spitulnik joined the Company in 2000. He is chief financial officer and also serves and the Company's corporate secretary and principal financial and accounting officer. From 2005 to 2013, he served as the Company's corporate controller. Prior to joining TESSCO, Mr. Spitulnik spent 6 years in public accounting. Mr. Spitulnik received a bachelor's degree and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Steven K. Tom

Steven K. Tom joined the company in 2011. He leads advanced Big Data analytics, business intelligence, incubation of strategic initiatives, and the wireless training business units. Prior to TESSCO, Steven led marketing strategy and analytics at Algeco Scotsman and was a management consultant and engagement leader with Deloitte Consulting LLP's strategy practice, driving complex engagements that transformed clients' revenue growth, strategic pricing, and analytics capabilities. Steven has a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Mark Wymer

Mark Wymer joined the company in 2014. He leads the Market Development & Sales Group, focused in developing the proactive and solutions-based selling along with the overall customer experience. Prior to joining TESSCO, Mr. Wymer served in executive leadership roles at Hughes Network Systems and AOL/Time Warner. Mr. Wymer received his bachelor's degree from Kennesaw State University.

Vice Presidents

P. Douglas Dollenberg, Jr.

Thomas F. Foster

James R. Gaarder

Jeffrey A. Kaufman

Cynthia L. King

Steven E. Lehukey

Harold S. Kuff   

Jeffrey K. Lime

William A. Moten

Marika Patto

Elizabeth S. Robinson

Nicholas J. Salatino

Jeffrey L. Shockey

Mary Beth Smith

Damon M. Weatherill

Ted Winslow


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