Board of Directors
Harry Kletter has been a director of the Company since 1983. In October 1983, he was elected Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kletter served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 1983 until January 1988, from January 1990 until July 1991, and from August 1992 to December 1997. Mr. Kletter has served as Chief Executive Officer continually since August 1992 and has served as President since May 2000. Mr. Kletter is the sole shareholder of K & R. Prior to his involvement with the Company, Mr. Kletter was President and Chief Executive Officer of K & R, which is now a real estate holding company. Prior thereto, Mr. Kletter was the President of Tri-City Industrial Services, Inc., which was involved in the transportation, disposal and management of solid waste. From 1980 to present, Mr. Kletter has been an investor in various other businesses including Outer Loop Industrial Park, Outer Loop Business Park, and Outer Loop Company, LLC, which are each real estate ventures.
Brian Donaghy Mr. Donaghy has been a director of the company since June 2009. He also serves as President and Chief Operating Officer and has since August 2007. Mr. Donaghy served as ISA's acting COO from January 1, 2007 through August 2007. Prior to his appointment to that position, Mr. Donaghy was a consultant to ISA Recycling. From 2001 to 2007, he owned and operated Industrial Logistic Services, LLC, a scrap metal and waste transportation company located at ISA's Louisville headquarters, the assets of which he has sold to ISA in 2007.
Orson Oliver Mr. Oliver has been a director of the Company since February 1, 2005. He is currently an independent business consultant with 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 September of 1975, he joined Bank of Louisville as general counsel. In November of 1985, he was elected 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 of 2004, Mr. Oliver has 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. Since May 2004, Mr. Oliver has also worked as an independent general business consultant for PNC Bank, which is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with assets of $77.3 billion. Mr. Oliver has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Rawlings Company, LLC since January 1997 and the Al J. Schneider Company since February, 2004.
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.
David Russell Dr. Russell has vast experience in the financial and risk management arenas. Presently, Dr. Russell is Associate Professor of Insurance and Finance and Director of the Center for Risk and Insurance at California State University, Northridge. Previously, he served as Director of the University's Family Business Center. He holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Applied Economics from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Russell also holds an A.B. in Economics from Amherst College. He has held various positions in risk management and finance during his career.
Alan Gildenberg Mr. Gildenberg has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry as an investment advisor and also an independent floor trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He holds a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s School of Business Administration.
Francesca Scarito Ms. Scarito has extensive experience in the public equity markets. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Dartmouth College. Ms. Scarito has been an investment banker for over 20 years with a combined 9 years at Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs. Her knowledge of the scrap and waste sector will be a tremendous benefit to the Company.