Michael L. Paxton
Chairman, Interim President, Interim CEO, CFO and Director
Michael Paxton joined the Company on August 13, 2002 as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer. Michael was also employed by the Company from 1986 until May 1998. He previously held positions with the Company as Vice President and Secretary from 1996 to 1998, Controller of Finance and Accounting from 1987 to 1996 and Accounting Manager from 1986 to 1987. From 1998 to August 2002, Michael worked in Venture Capital as General Partner with Paxton Ventures, L.P. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma.
T. Joe Head
Vice Chairman, Vice President and Director
Joe Head is co-founder of the Company and has served as a director since the Company’s inception in September 1983. Joe was named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in June 2000 and was named Vice Chairman and Vice President on February 14, 2003. He also served as Senior Vice President from 1983 until 1998 and Executive Vice President from 1998 until June 2000. Prior to co-founding the Company, Joe held the positions of Product Marketing Manager and Marketing Engineer of Honeywell Optoelectronics from 1980 to 1983. He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A & M University.