Mr. Kramer joined the Company in February 2005 as president and chief operating officer and was named chief executive officer and president on July 12, 2006. He was appointed to the board of directors on January 16, 2007. Mr. Kramer has 26 years’ experience in the spray polyurethane foam and acrylic coatings business. Prior to joining Lapolla, he was vice president of the Construction Products Division for Foam Enterprises, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BASF Corporation, where he was employed from 1997 to 2004. Mr. Kramer has a background in Liberal Arts from Penn State University and the University of Texas. We believe that Mr. Kramer’s extensive background in the building and construction products industries, as well as his familiarity with our day-to-day operations, make him a valuable member of our board of directors.
Michael T. Adams
Director, CGO, EVP and Secretary
Mr. Adams is one of the founders of the Company starting on January 1, 1997. He was appointed to the board of directors on December 20, 2004 and is chairperson of the corporate governance committee. Mr. Adams was appointed chief governance officer on July 12, 2006, and has been executive vice president and secretary since March 1, 1999. During his term with Lapolla, Mr. Adams also served as president and interim chief executive officer, treasurer and interim chief financial officer (including from December 18, 2014 until December 31, 2014), to facilitate management successions, and held various officer positions in the Company’s former subsidiaries starting on January 1, 1997. Mr. Adams earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in business administration, and Juris Doctor degrees from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We believe that Mr. Adams’ extensive background in business administration, as well as corporate governance, and his long experience with our Company make him a valuable member of our board of directors.
Jomarc C. Marukot
CFO and Treasurer
Mr. Marukot joined Lapolla on January 1, 2015 as chief financial officer and treasurer. Mr. Marukot was previously the Company’s controller, from January 2012 to October 2014, and senior accountant, from May 2009 to December 2011. Prior to rejoining the Company, he worked for KLX Energy Services, a division of KLX, Inc., as assistant controller from November 2014 to December 2014. From May 2008 to April 2009, Mr. Marukot served as senior analyst for payroll accounting and compliance at Key Energy Services, Inc. From December 2004 to April 2008, Mr. Marukot worked at Continental Airlines, Inc., with his last position as supervisor for payroll accounting. Mr. Marukot earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting from the University of Houston, Texas.
Harvey L. Schnitzer
Mr. Schnitzer joined Lapolla on April 5, 2012 as chief operating officer. Before joining Lapolla, he held positions as chief operating officer, chief financial officer, and executive vice president at Energy Maintenance Services Group I, LLC (EMS), a private equity-backed oil and gas services company, from 2003 to 2011, where he was responsible for raising over $210 million in equity and debt and completed 25 acquisitions. Mr. Schnitzer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickenson University in Madison, New Jersey, and Executive MBA from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. He has completed MIT Executive Education in Negotiation and Managing Change in a Complex Organization. Mr. Schnitzer is a certified public accountant.