Orson Oliver has been a director with the Company since 2005, our Chairman of the Board since 2012 and our interim Chief Executive Officer from 2013 to March 2018. He currently holds an officer position as General Counsel with Al J. Schneider Company. He has over thirty-five years of experience in banking and financial consulting. Mr. Oliver began his career in 1968 as an attorney with the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. In 1975, he joined the Bank of Louisville as general counsel. In 1985, he became president of the Bank of Louisville. When Branch Banking and Trust Company acquired the Bank of Louisville in 2003, the Bank of Louisville had assets of $1.6 billion and was the largest, locally managed bank in Louisville, Kentucky. Since his retirement from banking in February 2004, Mr. Oliver worked as an independent general business consultant for the Al J. Schneider Company, a corporation with a number of large hotels and real estate holdings in the Louisville, Kentucky area; he became that company’s General Counsel in 2015. From May 2004 through December 2011, Mr. Oliver also worked as an independent general business consultant for PNC Bank, which is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Oliver was been a member of the Board of Directors of the Al J. Schneider Company since February 2004 through June 2016. Beginning in 2013, Mr. Oliver also serves as a director of the Bankers’ Bank of Kentucky.
Todd L. Phillips
Mr. Phillips joined ISA from CRS Reprocessing, LLC, a leading provider of fluid reprocessing solutions for industrial applications, where he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. CRS has operations in the United States, Europe and Asia and is backed by the private-equity firms, Argosy Capital and Capital Solutions, Inc. While at CRS, Mr. Phillips led multiple financings during a challenging period in the U.S. and international economies. He assisted in expanding CRS into new geographic markets, and managed internal functions including corporate finance, international and domestic tax, global treasury, accounting, information technology and human resources.
Prior to CRS, Mr. Phillips was Chief Financial Officer at Genscape, Inc., a global information provider to energy commodity traders. Genscape was backed by private equity firm Oaktree Capital. Mr. Phillips was responsible for all global activities associated with accounting, finance, tax, shareholder relations and human resources. Genscape was honored twice during Mr. Phillips’s tenure as an Inc. 500 company, recognizing Genscape as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.
Mr. Phillips has seventeen years of finance experience, including four years in public accounting. Mr. Phillips assisted his previous companies with significant expansion through acquisitions and growth into new markets. He also established and implemented internal and external financial reporting systems, improving his companies’ internal controls, closing and operational reporting processes.
Mr. Phillips began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP following his graduation from the University of Kentucky. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds degrees in accounting and business administration, with a focus on finance, from the University of Kentucky.
Albert A. Cozzi
Since February 2006, Mr. Cozzi has been a partner with Cozzi Consulting Group, a new consulting firm, marking the re-entry of Mr. Cozzi into the scrap industry following a two-year non-compete agreement he had with his former employers at Metal Management, Inc. From July 1999 to January 2004, Mr. Cozzi served as the Chief Executive Officer of Metal Management, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, one of the largest full service metals recyclers in the United States. From December 1997 to June 1999, Mr. Cozzi served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Metal Management, Inc. From 1963 to 1997, Mr. Cozzi held various positions with Cozzi Iron & Metal, originally located in Chicago, Illinois, prior to its merger with Metal Management, Inc., including President from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Cozzi received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
William B. Yarmuth
Mr. Yarmuth is Chairman and CEO of Almost Family, Inc., a Louisville, Kentucky-based provider of home health services. Almost Family provides a range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative and other care. It also provides personal care, medication management, meal preparation, caregiver respite, and homemaking services for patients. Mr. Yarmuth has been a director of Almost Family since 1991, when Almost Family acquired National Health Industries, where Mr. Yarmuth was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Yarmuth has been instrumental in growing Almost Family to the $400 million revenue company that it is today.
Vincent J. Tyra
Vince Tyra has been a director with the Company since 2014. Mr. Tyra has been President of ISCO Industries, a global, customized piping solutions provider based in Louisville, Kentucky, through 2016. Before his position at ISCO, Mr. Tyra was a Managing Partner at Southfield Capital, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he joined in 2007. Mr. Tyra continues to be an Operating Partner with Southfield Capital, serves on the firm’s investment committee and is a board member of various Southfield Capital portfolio companies. Prior to Southfield Capital, Mr. Tyra was CEO of Broder Bros., Co., a wholesale distributor of imprintable activewear. Prior to joining Broder, Mr. Tyra served as President of Retail and Activewear at Fruit of the Loom. Previous to Fruit of the Loom, Mr. Tyra was a principal investor and Executive Vice President of TSM, a Louisville, Kentucky based wholesale distributor of activewear.