Jeffrey M. Thompson
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Jeffrey Thompson has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company since May 2019 following acquisition by the Company of Red Cat Propware, Inc. a company founded by Mr. Thompson. Mr. Thompson was a director of Exactus, Inc. (OTCQB:EXDI), a producer and marketer of products made from industrial hemp (CBD), from January 2019 until April 2020. Mr. Thompson was the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ:TWER), a fixed-wireless company delivering high-speed internet access, from November 2005 to February 2016. In 1994, Mr. Thompson founded EdgeNet Inc., a privately held Internet service provider (which was sold to Citadel Broadcasting Corporation in 1997) and became eFortress through 1999. Mr. Thompson holds a B.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts.
Mr. Freedman is an entrepreneur with experience launching and exiting companies in the legal recruitment, technology and hospitality sectors, several of which have been acquired by NYSE listed, private equity and privately held companies. Four such companies were listed on the Inc. 500/5000, 14 times, with one being listed in the top 100. In 2006, Mr. Freedman co-founded and currently serves on the board of Peachtree Tents & Events Holdings, LLC, a full-service event rental equipment company. Mr. Freedman co-founded and served as the chief executive officer of Richmond Title, LLC until its acquisition in 2006, and founded and served as chief executive officer of AMICUS Legal Staffing, Inc. until its acquisition in 1996. In 2009 Mr. Freedman co-founded and served on the board of RFx Legal, LLC, a company which used proprietary technology to automate the way corporations sourced and procured legal services, until its acquisition in 2013. Mr. Freedman also co-founded eConception, LLC, Weberize, LLC, and Acymtech LLC. Mr. Freedman currently serves as an advisor to Headsets.com and sits on numerous privately held company boards. Mr. Freedman is the past president of the Nashville Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization and currently serves on their Strategic Council. Mr. Freedman earned a B.S. degree in Finance from Louisiana State University.
Nicholas Liuzza Jr.
Nicholas Liuzza Jr. has been a director of the Company since June 2019. Mr. Liuzza serves as an Executive Vice President of Real Matters, Inc. (TSX:REAL) a network management services provider for the mortgage lending and insurance industries a position he has held from April of 2016. Mr. Liuzza co-founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Beeline Mortgage LLC, a residential mortgage lender, since 2019. Prior to founding Beeline Mr. Liuzza founded Linear Title & Closing in 2005, and was a senior executive until its sale in 2016. Mr. Liuzza was also the founder and CEO of Linear Settlement Services, LLC, a title insurance agency acquired by Real Matters. In 2001, Mr. Liuzza founded and was the President of New Age Nurses, a healthcare staffing company which he grew into a national provider of healthcare personnel services acquired in 2003 by Crdentia. Prior thereto, Mr. Liuzza was Executive Vice President of AMICUS Legal Staffing, a national staffing services provider with a specialization in real estate transactions. Mr. Liuzza started his career with Xerox Corporation in 1988.
Christopher R. Moe
Christopher R. Moe, currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Yates Electrospace Corporation, a heavy payload autonomous cargo delivery drone developer and producer. Earlier, he was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and co-Founder of ProBrass Inc., a rifle brass cartridge case manufacturing company. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Vectrix Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of GP Industries Ltd (G20:SGX), an international developer and manufacturer of electric motorcycles and Chief Financial Officer and Director of Mission Motor Company, a company focused on advanced EV and hybrid powertrains for automobile and power sports applications. Earlier he served as the Chief Financial Officer & Director of Vectrix Corporation (LSE:VRX), Managing Director of GH Ventures, Managing Director of Kirkland Investment Corporation, Chief Executive Officer of St. Louis Ship Industries, Vice President of Wasserstein, Perella & Co.’s merchant banking fund and Vice President/Area Head with Citicorp’s Leveraged Capital Group. He served as a Captain of United States Marines and deployed with artillery and infantry units twice to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. He is the former Treasurer of The Pennfield School and the current Treasurer of the Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist. He holds a BA degree in English from Brown University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Mary Beth Long
Mary Beth Long has been a director of the Company since November 2022 and brings decades of public and private sector experience in national security policy and defense strategy. She previously served as assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 2007-2009 and was the first woman confirmed by the U.S. Senate for that role. She was also the first female chair of NATO’s High Level Group, responsible for its nuclear policy, and reported directly to NATO’s secretary general. As head of the International Security Affairs office in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, she was involved in managing U.S. government policy for the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. In addition to her government service, she is a successful entrepreneur specializing in compliance and foreign investment. Her law firm, MB Long & Associates PLLC, specializes in export compliance and defense. She is also co-founder and principal of Global Alliance Advisors and owner of Askari Defense and Intelligence, LLC. Beginning in 2021, she has been a professor at the Penn State School of International Affairs teaching graduate courses on National Intelligence, Foreign Affairs, and Globalization. She is an Honors Program Graduate of Penn State University with a degree in communications studies and received her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law.