DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

  • Jeffrey T. Gill

    Jeffrey Gill
    Chairman of the Board, President and CEO
    Sypris Solutions Inc.
    Jeffrey T. Gill has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sypris since October 2016 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sypris and its predecessor from 1992 to September 2016. Mr. Gill served as Executive Vice President of Sypris’ predecessor from 1983 to 1992. Mr. Gill holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Dartmouth College. Mr. Gill has served as a director of Sypris and its predecessor since 1983. Jeffrey T. Gill is the brother of R. Scott Gill.
    Chairman of the Board
    • R. Scott Gill

      R. Scott Gill
      Private Investor & Consultant
      R. Scott Gill, Ph.D., has served as a director of Sypris and its predecessor since 1983. Mr. Gill currently serves as a Lecturer in the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Gill served as Managing Broker for Baird & Warner, a residential real estate brokerage firm, from June 2007 to October 2011. From June 2005 to June 2007, he served as a Managing Member of Astor & Longwood, LLC, a real estate development and investment company. Mr. Gill served as a Managing Broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage from 2003 to 2005 and as a Managing Broker and Associate with Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate, a residential real estate firm, from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Gill served as Senior Vice President and Secretary of Sypris from 1997 to 1998, and as Vice President and Secretary of its predecessor from 1983 to 1998. R. Scott Gill is the brother of Jeffrey T. Gill.
      • John F. Brinkley

        Former General Manager, North American Automotive Operations Export Sales, Ford Motor Company
        John F. Brinkley has served as a director of Sypris since April 2005. Mr. Brinkley retired as General Manager, North American Automotive Operations Export Sales for Ford Motor Company in 1995 after a 33 year career with Ford. He also served in a variety of responsible management positions with Ford in Europe, including Vice President of Marketing, Director of Southern Europe Sales Operations and Director of Truck Operations. Mr. Brinkley is Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.
      • William G. Ferko

        William Ferko
        Private Investor and Consultant
        William G. Ferko has served as a director of Sypris since January 2005. Mr. Ferko currently serves as a private investor, a part-time lecturer for the University of Louisville College of Business Equine Industry Program and as a consultant providing senior-level financial advisory services. From April 2009 until May 2014, Mr. Ferko served as Senior Vice President for Republic Bank & Trust Company and also served as the Chief Risk Management Officer from April 2009 through December 2012. From January 2008 through January 2009, Mr. Ferko served as Chief Financial Officer for Philips BU Professional Luminaires North America, a manufacturer of lighting fixtures and controls. From 1998 through January 2008, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genlyte Group Incorporated, the predecessor to Philips BU Professional Luminaires North America. Prior to 1998, he served in several finance positions for Tenneco Inc., including its automotive and packaging divisions, and as Chief Financial Officer for Monroe Auto Equipment Company and Goss Graphic Systems. Mr. Ferko is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee.
      • William L. Healey

        Bill Healey
        Former President and CEO, Cal Quality Electronics, Inc.
        William L. Healey has served as a director of Sypris since 1997. Mr. Healey currently serves as a private investor and business consultant. From 2002 to 2005, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cal Quality Electronics, an electronics manufacturing company. Mr. Healey served as a private investor and consultant from 1999 to 2002. He served as Chairman of the Board of Smartflex Systems, an electronics manufacturing company, from 1996 to 1999 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1989 to 1999. Prior to 1989, Mr. Healey served in a number of senior executive positions with Silicon Systems, including Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Healey also served as a director of Microsemi Corporation from 2003 to May 2018. Mr. Healey is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is a member the Audit and Finance Committee.
      • Sidney R. Petersen

        Former Chairman and CEO, Getty Oil, Inc.
        Sidney R. Petersen has served as a director of Sypris since 1997 and of Sypris Electronics from 1994 until its merger with Sypris in 1998. Mr. Petersen retired as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Getty Oil in 1984, where he served in a variety of increasingly responsible management positions since 1955. He is a member of the Audit and Finance Committee.
        Financial Expert
      • Robert Sroka

        Robert Sroka
        Partner, Rockland Advisory Group
        J.P. Morgan
        Robert Sroka has served as a director of Sypris since 1997. Mr. Sroka has served as Partner of Rockland Advisory Group, an investment banking firm since May 2010, and served as Managing Director of Corporate Solutions Group, LLC, an investment banking firm, from December 2003 until May 2010. Mr. Sroka also served as Managing Partner of Lighthouse Partners, a private investment and business consulting company from 1998 to 2005. Mr. Sroka served from 1994 to 1998 as Managing Director of Investment Banking-Mergers and Acquisitions for J.P. Morgan. Prior to 1994, Mr. Sroka served in a variety of senior executive positions with J.P. Morgan, including Vice President-Investment Banking and Vice President-Corporate Finance. He is Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee, a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and serves as the 2019 Lead Independent Director.
        Financial Expert
        Lead Director