lapolla industries richard kurtz

Richard J. Kurtz

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Kurtz was appointed to our board of directors on November 23, 1998 and chairman of the board on February 8, 1999. He has been chief executive officer of the Kamson Corporation, a privately held corporation, in business for the past 37 years. The Kamson Corporation owns and operates 81 investment properties in the Northeastern U.S. Mr. Kurtz is a graduate of the University of Miami and a member of its President’s Club. Most notably, the Chamber of Commerce in Englewood Cliffs and the Boy Scouts of America chose him Man of the Year. Mr. Kurtz is currently vice president and a member of the board of directors for the Jewish Community Center on the Palisades in Tenafly, New Jersey. He is also an elected member of the Board of Trustees and Foundation Board for the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center of New Jersey and the Board of Governors for the Jewish Home and Rehabilitation Center. We believe that Mr. Kurtz’ leadership, drive and determination, as well as his background in the real estate and property management industries, make him a valuable resource on our board of directors.