ISO Group's Board of Directors
ISO Group's Board of Directors is comprised of individuals who have distinguished themselves in industry, finance and government service.
Randall E. Poliner
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Compensation Committee
Randy is the founder of Antares Capital Corporation. Prior to his venture capital career, Randy was a founder and Chief Operating Officer of Macrodyne, Incorporated, an instrumentation and signal processing company, taking that firm from product line concept to commercialization and eventually to acquisition by The Marmon Group, a leading producer of related instrumentation. He was asked to join Scientific Systems Services to effect a turn-around of this publicly held company. Scientific Systems Services was sold to Computer Task Group, Inc., at the time a $400 million NYSE firm serving the consulting, systems integration, and professional services needs of Fortune 500 clients. Randy had direct responsibility for the consulting services group serving manufacturing and distribution clients and the systems integration group serving industrial automation markets. He was responsible for developing the firm's consulting and systems integration strategy, constructing a national account marketing program, and identifying and evaluating acquisition candidates. Randy also guided Flood Data Services as President and CEO from $4 million to $70 million in sales over four years and provided the sales leadership for First American's Information Services group which purchased the company resulting in an increase of revenue from $147 million to $248 million in one year. His early career includes several years with Westinghouse Electric Corporation in project management positions charged with developing and commercializing technology derived from industrial consulting assignments and contract research and development programs. Randy also has significant direct engineering experience at LTV Aerospace.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Don is the Chairman and Founding Partner of ABS Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience span the business services, healthcare, media & communications and software sectors. He currently represents ABS Capital on the board of JetDirect Aviation Holdings, LLC. He is also an observer on the board of Modular Space Corporation and participates with Payformance Corporation. He previously served on the boards of AMISYS Managed Care Systems, Inc., American Radio Systems, Inc., OTG Software, Inc., SBA Communications, Inc., Transaction Systems Architects, Inc.
Mark S. Newman
Mark S. Newman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DRS Technologies, Inc. He joined the Company in 1973, four years after its founding, and became President and CEO in 1994, after serving many years as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. He was named a director in 1988, and in 1995, was elected Chairman of the Board. Under Mr. Newman’s leadership, DRS has become an established market leader on several of the most important 21st century military platforms and holds key positions in the markets it serves. The Company grew from a small specialty electronics supplier to a highly diversified defense technology provider with over 10,500 employees. In 2008, the company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica SpA, a global leader in the aerospace, defense and security industries, with over 70,000 employees worldwide. Mr. Newman is active with many important professional organizations, including Business Executives for National Security (BENS), where he serves as a member of the board of directors. He is a member and supporter of the Navy League of the United States, the National Defense Industrial Association, the Association of the U.S. Army and the Surface Navy Association, among other professional affiliations. He is a past chairman of the American Electronics Association (AeA). Mr. Newman is also a director on the boards of Refac Optical Group and Congoleum. Mr. Newman earned a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Master’s of Business Administration degree in financial management from Pace University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Newman has received numerous awards and honors. He received the RADM John J. Bergen Industry Award, presented by the Navy League of the United States, as well as the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Semper Fidelis Award. Other honors include induction into the New Jersey High-Tech Hall of Fame and the Tri-County Scholarship Fund Hall of Fame. He is also a past winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
President and CEO
Mr. Lowdermilk has an undergraduate degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. His professional career includes over 25 years of experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry. Kevin came to the ISO-Group from Exostar where he held the role of President and CEO. During his tenure with Exostar, he also held the role of CFO. Prior to joining Exostar, Mr. Lowdermilk held multiple senior level positions within Rolls-Royce and spent nearly five years with General Motors. His background includes experience in multi-country Operations, Treasury, Sales Finance, Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has held multiple Board positions and currently sits on the Board of GHX and the Governance Board of WKU.
Vice President of International Sales
Mr. Techoueyres, co-founder of ISO Group, has a Degree from AIF. Prior to ISO Group Mr Techoueyres was the President and founder of Worldbase, a leading inventory listing online service within the electronics components industry which was subsequently sold to USBid. As a Vice President of business development Mr Techoueyres spearheaded the international business to business markets working with leading worldwide OEM’s and Distributors and negotiated key strategic contracts within the industry supply chain. Prior to Worldbase, Mr Techoueyres has worked as an industry consultant and lead sales organizations within several international companies, including USC (Universal Systems Components) and LPG.
Honorable Dov S. Zakheim
Dov is Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and CFO for the Department of Defense. He was also Senior Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton where he led the Firm’s support of U.S. Combatant Commanders worldwide. Dr. Zakheim has served on numerous government, corporate, non-profit and charitable boards. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of TTM Technologies (NASDAQ: TTMI); Standard Aero; and Clear Path Technologies. He chairs the National Intelligence Council’s International Business Practices Advisory Panel, and is a member of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan; the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel; the Council on Foreign Relations; and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Howard joined Greylock in 1971 after two years in the Office of the Secretary of Defense(Systems Analysis). He is a graduate of Princeton University, Columbia Law School and the Harvard Business School, and he is a former Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association. Howard, along with Greylock's founding partners, received the Harvard Business School Award for Alumni Achievement in 2003. Howard currently serves on the boards of Stryker, TT&W, and In-Q-Tel. He is a trustee of various Fidelity Mutual Funds. Some of the boards he previously served on include the Boston Globe, American Medical Systems, AMISYS (acquired by McKessonHBOC), APPEX (acquired by EDS), Arbor (acquired by Extendicare), BMR Financial Group, Checkfree, Cogito Data Systems, Compdent (acquired by APPS), Execucom, HPR (acquired by McKessonHBOC), ISSCO (acquired by Computer Associates), Lunar (acquired by GE), Multimate, Rehab Systems (acquired by Novacare), Share Development (acquired by United Healthcare), United Publishers (acquired by NYNEX), VHA Long Term Care (acquired by ServiceMaster), and Vincam (acquired by ADP). He also led Greylock's investments in OTG Software (acquired by Legato), Meditech and Promega.