Robert H. Davies
Mr. Davies acts as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Davies has over 25 years of executive business experience focused on strategic planning, operations, financial management, corporate performance, complex corporate financing, entrepreneurship, turnarounds/restructurings, mergers & acquisitions and divestitures. He has acted as principal in dozens of corporate transactions aggregating approximately $1.2 billion in total value.
He has been an Officer and Director of several public and private companies, among other senior executive positions. He has been Managing Director and CEO (2012-2014) of a private investment group focused on underperforming start-ups and small companies in a variety of industries. As Managing Director, Strategy Development and Financial Planning at Arête Partners, LLC (2010-2011), he led technology and business strategy development, developed financial projections and co-led financing strategy. As Interim COO at Compudata Services, Inc. (2009-2010), he provided “hands-on” operations management, redesigned product/market strategy, evaluated technology alternatives and positioned the company for sale in a private transaction. As Chief Strategic Officer and Director at Alyst Acquisition Corp. (2006-2009), he was instrumental in raising $65 million in an IPO and co-led the merger with China Networks. As Executive Managing Director and Interim CEO at Porta Systems Corp. (2000-2004), he restructured all business operations of this $30 million telecom equipment manufacturer and led this public company from $11 million in operating losses to a $4 million operating profit. As Co-founder and Director of Logisticare, Inc. (1994-1999), he co-led the start-up to $55 million in revenue and $5 million in operating profit in four years and co-led a profitable exit. As Vice Chairman and Director at EF Johnson, Inc. (1992-1997), he co-led the LBO of this $100 million manufacturing company and provided “hands-on” restructuring and executive leadership and co-led a profitable exit to Transcrypt, Inc. As Director of the Western Union Corporation (1989-1991), he co-led the restructuring and completed approximately $400 million in several divestitures.
Mr. Davies graduated from Princeton with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and holds an MBA from Wharton.
Debi Kokinos, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Kokinos has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1984 and has extensive experience in accounting, management, taxation and consulting. Ms. Kokinos was an owner of a large CPA firm with offices in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Her clients included local and international corporations and individuals. She was also chairperson of the Channel Counties Chapter of CPA’s Tax Committee and a member of the California Society of CPA’s State Tax Committee working with and providing training for other CPA’s and federal and California taxing agencies. Ms. Kokinos established, organized and documented the policies and procedures of CPA firms and of small to mid-sized companies.
Joseph S. Cambria, Director
Mr. Cambria is Chief Executive Officer of Cambria Truck Center based in Edison, NJ and Elizabeth, NJ. Cambria Truck Center, a family owned and operated enterprise founded in 1930, is one of the largest dealers of commercial medium and heavy duty trucks in the Northeastern United States and the largest dealer of commercial medium and heavy duty trucks in New Jersey, recognized for its expertise in motor vehicle technology. Mr. Cambria, born in Brooklyn, NY began his career in the automotive industry in 1959 at Continental Motors Corp in Detroit, MI serving in sales, service engineering as well as manufacturing eventually serving in an executive engineering capacity for Continental Motors chassis and powertrain design. Mr. Cambria served as an engineer for Mack Trucks in 1962 and later served as Plant Manager of the Brockway Trucks division. Mr. Cambria started his family’s business in 1969 and founded Cambria Mack Trucks in Secaucus, NJ. Over the following 43 years Mr. Cambria spearheaded his family’s company through expansion and acquisition into one of the largest dealers in the Northeastern United States of commercial medium and heavy duty trucks and parts for Mack Trucks, Perterbuilt, Volvo and Autocar. Cambria is one of the largest service centers in the Northeastern United States and is also an authorized service center for GMC medium duty trucks. Mr. Cambria is an undergraduate of Washington & Lee School of Commerce and Administration and former Captain in the United States Army Reserve. Mr. Cambria is a licensed pilot for multi-engine land and sea aircraft.
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