Richard Benson  Industrial and Engineering Consultant.

Mr. Benson is a consulting engineer in electrical equipment manufacturing. He spent 17 years as general manager of Wescosa in Saudi Arabia, transforming the company into a vertically integrated manufacturer of electrical equipment. Mr. Benson has held several management positions in engineering and manufacturing at Westinghouse. He is a licensed professional engineer with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
  • Mr. Benson serves on the Board of Directors of Aerovox Corp., a Buckingham I portfolio company.


William Lackey  Former General Manager, Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution, Inc., Power Transformer Operations

Prior to joining Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution's Power Transformer Operations, an importer and reseller of power transformers, Mr. Lackey was Regional Vice President of Marketing & Sales for Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution's Northern USA business, a transmission and electrical products business. Previously, Mr. Lackey was Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Rolls Royce Transformer Group, a power transformers business. In addition, Mr Lackey held senior management positions at Westinghouse Electric Corporation's International Business Development and Asia Business Development divisions.
  • Mr. Lackey serves on the Board of Directors of Trantech Radiator Products, Inc., a Buckingham I portfolio company.


Charles Slater  Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

Prior to joining the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, Mr. Slater was Executive Director of the Iron & Steel Society. Previously, Mr. Slater was President and Chief Executive Officer of Johnstown Corporation, a foundry and fabricator. In addition, Mr. Slater held senior management positions at Edgewater Corporation, National Steel Corporation's Steel Group, Republic Steel Corporation's Steel Divisions and Enduro Division and Jessop Steel Company.
  • Mr. Slater serves on the Board of Directors of Aspect Automation, a Buckingham II portfolio company and Process Equipment Company, a Buckingham I portfolio company.


Peter Sognefest  President and Chief Executive Officer, SEAMOC (South East Asia Manufacturing Operations Consultancy)

Prior to joining SEAMOC, Mr. Sognefest was Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Xymox Technologies, a membrane switch manufacturer. Previously, Mr. Sognefest was President and Chief Executive Officer of L-H Research, Inc., a switching power supplies manufacturer. In addition, Mr. Sognefest held senior management positions at IRT Corporation, Digital Appliance Control, Inc. and Motorola Inc.'s Industrial Electronics Unit and Instruments and Controls Business. Mr. Sognefest also serves on the boards of directors of II-VI, Inc. (NASDAQ IIVI) and Pillar Industries.