Joel Girsky has served as a Director of FEI since October 1986. He is the President and a Director of Jaco Electronics, Inc. Jaco is in the business of engineering and enhancing LCD's for military, industrial, and commercial use. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the board. Mr. Girsky’s knowledge of the company’s products, engineering and finance as well as his experience as CEO of a publicly-traded company allows him to bring valuable insight and knowledge to the Board.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Schwartz was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ATK (now Orbital ATK Inc.). He served in senior executive positions at ATK and predecessor companies. Previously Mr Schwartz had been president of the Rocketdyne division of Rockwell International. Mr. Schwartz also serves on the board of directors of Astronautics Corporation of America. Mr Schwartz’s extensive industry experience, his prior board and executive management experience and his demonstrated leadership capabilities allow him to bring valuable insight and knowledge to the Board. Richard Schwartz was a trustee and chairman of the Finance Committee of Cooper Union in New York City.
Dr. Stanton Sloane had been President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. since January 2015 and a Director of Comtech since January 2012. Prior to joining Comtech, Dr. Sloane was President and CEO and a Director of Decision Sciences Corporation. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Integrated Systems & Solutions at Lockheed Martin Corporation. He began his business career with General Electric Aerospace. Dr. Sloane holds a bachelor’s degree in Professional Studies (Aeronautics) from Barry University, a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Pepperdine University and a Doctor of Management degree from the Weatherhead Business School at Case Western Reserve University. He also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Russell Sarachek is the Managing Director of Contra Capital Management LLC and a significant shareholder of Frequency Electronics, Inc., with shareholdings of approximately 4% of the Company’s outstanding common stock. Mr. Sarachek also has extensive knowledge of public company corporate governance.
General Lance Lord is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of L2 Aerospace, an innovative company to shape and influence the business competition in the dynamic and emerging commercial, civil and defense aerospace markets. General Lord is the former Commander of Air Force Space Command (“AFSPC”) and CEO of ASTROTECH Space Operations. While with AFSPC at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, General Lord was responsible for the development, acquisition and operation of Air Force space and missile weapon systems. Overseeing a global network of satellite command and control, communications, missile warning and launch facilities to ensure the combat readiness of the U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile force, he led more than 39,700 personnel who provided combat capabilities to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command. General Lord was the recipient of several prestigious military decorations throughout his 37-year military career – including the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. General Lord retired from the Air Force in 2006. General Lord is a member of the Board of Directors of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE:AJRD), Sletten Construction Companies and Marotta Controls Corporation. General Lord is a Senior Associate of the Four Star Group; a senior advisor to US Global HF Net, LLC, a member of the Iridium Corporation's Government Advisory Board; a member of the board of advisors for the Challenger Learning Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado; a Trustee of the Falcon Foundation, Chairman of the Board of Advisors of USO Colorado Springs and President of the Association of Air Force Missileers. General Lord served as a member of the President's Space-Based Position, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board from 2011 to 2013.