Board of Directors
Scott Andrews, Board Member, is a founder and managing partner of the
Private Equity Group of a McLean, Virginia based investment firm, Winston
Partners. Prior to founding Winston Partners, Mr. Andrews was Chief Financial
Officer of WorldCorp, a NYSE holding company whose holdings included businesses
in the transaction processing and air transportation industries. Other experiences
include serving as Vice President-Finance of Presidential Airways and various
positions focused principally on corporate finance, leveraged acquisitions and
corporate restructurings at JPMorgan. In addition to serving on TechnoBrands Board,
Mr. Andrews is a member of the Board of Directors of World Airways (NASDAQ: WLDA),
The Hobart West Group and AMSEC. Mr. Andrews earned a B.A. with Distinction from
the University of Virginia and serves on the Boards of the Christian Children’s Fund,
the Virginia Athletics Foundation and the Hill School.
Palmer Garson, Board Member, is a Managing Director of Richmond, Virginia
based private equity firm, Jefferson Capital Partners. Prior to co-founding
Jefferson Capital Partners, Ms. Garson developed extensive corporate finance
and investment banking experience while working for Morgan Stanley & Co., A.G.
Edwards, and Mellon Bank. Ms. Garson’s primary focus as an investment banker
was the execution of mergers and acquisitions. In addition to serving on
TechnoBrands’ Board, Ms. Garson currently serves on the Boards of Directors
for several companies including 360Commerce AtHome America, HCCA, iLIANT and Flat Rock
Grille. Additionally, Ms. Garson serves on Duke University’s Board of Directors
for Trinity College and the Boards of Directors for the Collegiate School and the
Darden School Foundation. Ms. Garson has a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A.
from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of
R. Timothy O’Donnell, Board Member, is a Managing Director of Richmond,
Virginia based private equity firm, Jefferson Capital Partners. Prior to co-founding
Jefferson Capital Partners, Mr. O’Donnell worked as an investment banker for
PaineWebber in New York where he served as a First Vice President in charge of the
Leisure and Entertainment Corporate Finance Group. Mr. O’Donnell has extensive
experience with the equity and debt capital markets transactions. In addition to
serving on TechnoBrands’ Board, Mr. O’Donnell currently serves on the
Board of Directors of several Jefferson Capital porfolio companies including Global
Trade Technologies, MicroMass Communications, The Hobart West Group, NotifyMD, Prestige
Brands International, and VCG. Additionally, Mr. O’Donnell serves on the University
of Virginia’s Health Medical Services Board. Mr. O’Donnell has B.A., J.D., and
M.B.A. degrees from the University of Virginia.
Mark Gordon, Board member and President & CEO, joined the company in
January 2002 and is responsible for the daily operations and the strategic direction
of the Company. Mr. Gordon was elected to the Board of Directors in September of 2003.
Mr. Gordon began his career at Procter & Gamble where he was in marketing/brand
management for 10 years and eventually rose to corporate VP, responsible for the
operations of the $700 million Mexican business unit. Mr. Gordon has also worked as
VP of Marketing for an early stage telecommunications company, Broadslate Networks,
and as senior VP of Marketing/Strategy for Owens & Minor. Mr. Gordon holds B.S.
and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Virginia.