BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Parris H. Holmes has served as a director of the Company since July 1998. He previously served on the Company’s Board of Directors from March 1992 until April 1996. Mr. Holmes served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of New Century Equity Holdings Corporation from May 1996 to June 2004. Mr. Holmes served as both Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of USLD Communications Corp., formerly U.S. Long Distance Corp. (“USLD”), from September 1986 until August 1996, and served as Chairman of the Board of USLD until June 2, 1997. Prior to March 1993, Mr. Holmes also served as President of USLD. Mr. Holmes was a member of the Board of Directors of Princeton eCom Corporation, a leading provider of electronic bill presentment and payment services, from September 1998 until March 2004. Mr. Holmes served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tanisys Technology Inc. from June 1993 through January 2002. Mr. Holmes brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience as a Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Board member of numerous public and private companies in many industries.
David P. Tusa was appointed President of the Company in June 2010, Chief Executive Officer on September 30, 2010 and a member of the Board of Directors in November 2010. He joined the Company in February 2003 as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Business Development and served in such positions until he was named President of the Company in June 2010. Mr. Tusa was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Billing Concepts Corp. from August 1999 until June 2004. Prior to Billing Concepts, Mr. Tusa was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Legal Support, a provider of litigation support services, during the period from September 1997 to August 1999. Mr. Tusa also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Serv-Tech, Inc., a publicly-held provider of specialty services to industrial customers in multiple industries, from April 1994 through August 1997. Additionally, Mr. Tusa held various positions with CRSS, Inc., a publicly-held diversified services company from May 1990 through April 1994. Mr. Tusa served as an advisor to the Board of Directors of the Company from October 2001 to February 2003. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BBA from the University of Houston. Mr. Tusa brings to the Board of Directors extensive knowledge of the Company and its operations gained over his years of service as an advisor or executive of the company as well as his experience as a senior corporate executive with other high growth public companies, his financial and accounting experience, and his experience as a director of other public companies.
Susan Vogt has served as a director of the Company since September 2019. She also currently serves as an independent director for Anika Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ANIK) where she is also a member of the audit committee. Ms. Vogt has over 35 years of experience in the global life science, pharmaceutical, biotech and clinical diagnostics markets in corporate leadership roles as well as serving on the board of directors for several public and private companies in the industry including prior board service with UK-based Tap Biosystems, Andor Technology, PLC (LSE: AND) and Justrite Manufacturing. Ms. Vogt’s corporate leadership experience includes serving as CEO and Director from 2013 to 2018 of Aushon Biosystems, Inc., a biosciences company which was acquired by Quanterix Corporation (NASDAQ: QTRX) in January 2018. Ms. Vogt’s prior corporate leadership experience included the CEO role at Seracare Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRLS) and a twenty-four-year career in multiple roles at Millipore Corporation. Ms. Vogt brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience in the global life science, pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical diagnostics markets as well as experience as a director on the boards and audit committees of several public and private companies.