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Tel-Instrument Electronics Corporation (TIC) is a publicly held company listed on the NYSE/AMEX stock exchange under the symbol TIK. TIC has been a leader in the military and commercial avionics test equipment market for over 25 years. The Company has never wavered in its single minded commitment to being the undisputed market leader in its core avionics markets with a particular emphasis on IFF, navigation and communication testing. To build on this core foundation, TIC has assembled an industry leading management team that has worked diligently to ensure that Tel is the recognized industry leader in product quality and customer satisfaction.
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Robert H. Walker

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Walker was elected Chairman of the Board in April 2011 after serving as a member of our Board of Directors since 1984. Mr. Walker has served as Chairman of TIC s Audit Committee since 2005 and is a member of the Board s Compensation Committee. Prior to his retirement in 1998, Mr. Walker had served as Executive Vice president of Robotic Vision Systems, Inc., which designed, manufactured, and marketed sophisticated machine vision-based products and systems for inspection, measurement and identification for use in the auto semiconductor and other manufacturing industries. Mr. Walker also served as CFO of that Company, whose shares were listed on the NASDAQ National Market. Mr. Walker has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and a MastersĀ in Management Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.
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Jeff C. O Hara

President and CEO

Mr. O Hara joined the company in 2005 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2010 after serving as President and COO for the prior three years. Mr. O Hara has been a shareholder and TIC Board member since 1995 and chaired the Audit Committee until 2005. In his 28 year career, Mr. O Hara has held senior management and Board positions in both public and private companies including: General Motors; a $500 million privately held company in Chicago; and a venture capital backed start-up. Mr. O Hara has broad experience in financial, marketing, and operational areas and has previously held positions as both CFO and President and has Board of Director experience at both private and public companies. Mr. O Hara, who is a CPA, graduated with a B.A. from Boston College and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan.

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Michael Schirmer

Chief Operating Officer


Mr. Schirmer joined TIC in November 2013 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in May 2014 after serving as Vice President Operations, making significant strides in upgrading TIC s manufacturing and supply chain functions. Over the last 20 years he held senior leadership positions with Heidelberg Digital and Eastman Kodak Company overseeing their global manufacturing functions for digital printing equipment. Mr. Schirmer s extensive experience in supply chain management, electronics manufacturing, and strategic planning and product commercialization are critical in supporting the Company s aggressive growth plans. He is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Ulm, Germany with a B.S. in Precision Engineering.
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Chris Allen

Vice President of Business Development

Mr. Allen joined TIC in 2007 and leads our marketing and product support activities. In his 25 year career, Mr. Allen has held technical marketing and customer support roles at a diverse range of companies including Prime Computer, JCAir and Aeroflex. Mr. Allen has extensive experience in the military and commercial avionics industry and has been integral in significantly increasing our back-log and profitability. Mr. Allen has made significant strides in upgrading TIC s product support functions to industry leading levels by significantly increasing staffing and instilling a customer first attitude.
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Joseph P. Macaluso

Principal Accounting Officer

Mr. Macaluso joined the Company in 1999 as Director of Finance and Administration and also serves as the Company s Principal Accounting Officer. He oversees the financial affairs of the Company as well as being responsible for Human Resources, Employee Benefits and Risk Management. Mr. Macaluso is a seasoned financial executive who has held various senior level positions in both the aerospace and medical device industries. Mr. Macaluso has strong financial skills and administrative experience as well as substantial experience in internal control and public company reporting requirements. Mr. Macaluso has a B.S. in Accounting from Fairfield University.

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