Robert R. Kauffman
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
John A. Carlson
Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Harold S. Carpenter
Mr. Carpenter is presently the President of Superiorgas Co., Des Moines, Iowa, which is engaged in the business of trading and brokering bulk refined petroleum products with gross sales of approximately $500 million per year. He is also the General Partner of Superiorgas L.P., an investment company affiliated with Superiorgas Co. Mr. Carpenter founded these companies in 1984 and 1980, respectively. Mr. Carpenter is also the President of Carpenter Investment Company, Des Moines, Iowa, which is a real estate investment company holding properties primarily in central Iowa. From 1970 until 1994, Mr. Carpenter was the Chairman of the George A. Rolfes Company of Boone, Iowa, which manufactured air pollution control equipment. Mr. Carpenter graduated from the University of Iowa in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science and Commerce degree.
James T. Hecker
Mr. Hecker is both an Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant. Since 1987 Mr. Hecker has been Vice President, Treasurer and General Counsel of Rhino Capital Incorporated, Evergreen, Colorado, a private capital management company which manages a $60 million portfolio. He also served, since 1992, as a trustee of an $11 million charitable trust. From 1984 to 1987, Mr. Hecker was the Controller of Northern Pump Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota, a multi-state operating oil and gas company with more than 300 properties, with responsibility of all accounting and reporting functions. Prior to that, from 1981 to 1984, Mr. Hecker was Audit Supervisor of Total Petroleum, Inc., Denver, responsible for all phases of internal audit and development of audit and systems controls. Mr. Hecker received a J.D. degree from the University of Denver in 1992, and a B.B.A. degree in Accounting and International Finance from the University of Wisconsin in 1979. He is a member in good standing of the Colorado and the American Bar Associations, the Colorado Society of CPAs, and the American Institute of CPAs.
Thomas C. LaVoy
Thomas C. LaVoy has served as Chief Financial Officer of SuperShuttle International, Inc., since July 1997 and as Secretary since March 1998. From September 1987 to February 1997, Mr. LaVoy served as Chief Financial Officer of NASDAQ-listed Photocomm, Inc. Mr. LaVoy was a Certified Public Accountant with the firm of KPMG Peat Marwick from 1980 to 1983. Mr. LaVoy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Cloud University, Minnesota, and is a Certified Public Accountant.