Herb Sizemore, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dale H. Sizemore, Jr. has served as director since 1984. He has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer primarily since 1995. Mr. Sizemore served as President from 1995 to 1996, and has served as President since April 1999. He was involved in private business interests from 1983 to 2001. In January 2002, Mr. Sizemore became an active member of Torotel's management team. Mr. Sizemore has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, a master's degree in business administration and a juris doctorate from the University of Kansas. Mr. Sizemore sold his telecommunications company to a public company in 1995 and continued to serve as a Vice President of acquisitions until 1998. We believe Mr. Sizemore's role as Chief Executive Officer provides the Board with strategic vision, insight and intimate knowledge of operations.
Heath Hancock, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Heath C. Hancock joined Torotel Products in January, 2010 and currently serves as the Vice President of Accounting and Business Analytics. Mr. Hancock’s prior experience includes roles as a Senior Accountant at YRC Worldwide and as an Auditor at KPMG, LLP. Mr. Hancock was also a participant in the business leadership development program at The Boeing Company. Mr. Hancock graduated from St. Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in business with dual concentrations in accounting and finance and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013.
James Serrone, Vice President of Supply Chain and Quality
H. James Serrone joined Torotel in 1979 and was named Vice President of Torotel in 1992. Mr. Serrone has served as Vice President of Torotel Products since 1992 and General Manager of Torotel Products since 1996. Mr. Serrone served as a director from 1999 until 2010. Mr. Serrone has an accounting degree from Missouri Valley College and a master's degree in business administration from Rockhurst University.
Paul Stanton, Director of Engineering
Paul Stanton joined Torotel in 1976 and presently serves as Director of Engineering for Torotel Products. After graduating from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science degree, Mr. Stanton started his career in the engineering lab and gained valuable manufacturing experience on the production floor while also making key technical contributions to the organization. Mr. Stanton focuses in the design of transformers, inductors and electro-magnetic assemblies primarily for the military and aerospace markets. With 35 years of experience, he has designed a wide variety of single and three-phase transformers, switch-mode magnetics, RF inductors and related assemblies. In addition, Mr. Stanton serves on the review committee for military specification revisions and is the lead for internal configuration control.