Frank Greco - Chief Executive OfficerFrank Greco joined us as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors on August 25, 2010. Mr. Greco is responsible for all aspects of XZERES Corp.'s business and his initial focus has been domestic and global sales growth, product portfolio expansion and optimization of products and channels. Mr. Greco joined XZERES Corp July 1, 2010, to serve as our executive vice president of business development. Frank comes to XZERES with over 30 years leadership role experience in manufacturing, strategic planning and start ups, which resulted in driving rapid sales growth, improved productivity, efficiency and profitability. He is a wind industry veteran, as former CEO of Southwest Windpower, he led the growth of the industry’s most successful small wind company. Mr. Greco oversaw all aspects of the business, including operations, material planning, marketing and sales, plant engineering and human resources, including the launch of two new product platforms, its establishment of European operations and a joint venture in China, and its establishment of domestic and international patents and trademarks. It was Mr. Greco’s long term leadership role experience and his industry experience, that led us to conclude that Mr. Greco should be our CEO and a director.
Steven Shum - Chief Financial OfficerSteven Shum is our CFO, corporate secretary and a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Shum first joined us October 21, 2008.
Since 2004 Mr. Shum has been a Managing Principal of Core Fund Management, L.P. and the Fund Manager of Core Fund, L.P. Mr. Shum's tenure includes 15 years in the financial services industry where he has an extensive background in equity research, macroeconomics, and management. Prior to joining Core Fund, he spent four years as founder and Executive Vice President of Revere Data, which created a patented equity research application. In addition to Revere Data, from 1999 to 2003, Mr. Shum was the senior investment analyst and co-portfolio manager with DNB Capital Management. Mr. Shum earned a BS in both Finance and General Management from Portland State University, awarded in 1992.