Mr. Oliver has been a director of the Company since February 1, 2005. He is currently an independent business consultant with over thirty-five years of experience in banking and financial consulting. Mr. Oliver began his career in 1968 as an attorney with the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. In September of 1975, he joined Bank of Louisville as general counsel. In November of 1985, he was elected president of the Bank of Louisville. When Branch Banking and Trust Company acquired the Bank of Louisville in 2003, the Bank of Louisville had assets of $1.6 billion and was the largest, locally managed bank in Louisville, Kentucky. Since his retirement from banking in February of 2004, Mr. Oliver has worked as an independent general business consultant for the Al J. Schneider Company, a corporation with a number of large hotels and real estate holdings in the Louisville, Kentucky area. Since May 2004, Mr. Oliver has also worked as an independent general business consultant for PNC Bank, which is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with assets of $77.3 billion. Mr. Oliver has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Rawlings Company, LLC since January 1997 and the Al J. Schneider Company since February, 2004.
Albert A. Cozzi
Since February 2006, Mr. Cozzi has been a partner with Cozzi Consulting Group, a new consulting firm, marking the re-entry of Mr. Cozzi into the scrap industry following a two-year non-compete agreement he had with his former employers at Metal Management, Inc. From July 1999 to January 2004, Mr. Cozzi served as the Chief Executive Officer of Metal Management, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, one of the largest full service metals recyclers in the United States. From December 1997 to June 1999, Mr. Cozzi served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Metal Management, Inc. From 1963 to 1997, Mr. Cozzi held various positions with Cozzi Iron & Metal, originally located in Chicago, Illinois, prior to its merger with Metal Management, Inc., including President from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Cozzi received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
William B. Yarmuth
Mr. Yarmuth is Chairman and CEO of Almost Family, Inc., a Louisville, Kentucky-based provider of home health services. Almost Family provides a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative and other care. It also provides personal care, medication management, meal preparation, caregiver respite, and homemaking services for patients. Mr. Yarmuth has been a director of Almost Family since 1991, when Almost Family acquired National Health Industries, where Mr. Yarmuth was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Yarmuth has been instrumental in growing Almost Family to the $400 million revenue company that it is today.
Vincent J. Tyra
Vincent J. Tyra is President of ISCO Industries, a global, customized piping solutions provider based in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to his position at ISCO, Mr. Tyra was a Managing Partner at Southfield Capital, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Mr. Tyra continues to be an Operating Partner with Southfield Capital, serves on the firm’s investment committee and is a board member of various Southfield Capital portfolio companies. Prior to Southfield Capital, Mr. Tyra was CEO of Broder Bros. Co., a wholesale distributor of imprintable activewear, where he grew the company’s revenue from $315 million to $1 billon over a six-year period. Prior to joining Broder, Mr. Tyra served as President of Retail and Activewear at Fruit of the Loom, where he helped orchestrate the successful reorganization and turnaround of a $2 billion retail consumer packaged goods company. Previous to Fruit of the Loom, Mr. Tyra was a principal investor and Executive Vice President of TSM, a Louisville, Kentucky based wholesale distributor of activewear.