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Luna Innovations Inc (LUNA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Roedel

67 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Scott Graeff

51 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dale Messick

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Brian Soller

39 2014 Vice President, General Manager - Lightwave Division

James Garrett

2012 Vice President - Technology Development

Jean-Pierre Maufras

General Manager - OptoSolutions

N. Leigh Anderson

64 2017 Director

Donald Pastor

63 2015 Independent Director

Warren Phelps

70 2017 Independent Director

Gary Spiegel

66 2015 Independent Director

John Williamson

62 2010 Independent Director

Michael Wise

66 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Roedel

Mr. Richard W. Roedel is Independent Chairman of the Board of Luna Innovations, Inc. He has served as chairman of Luna’s Board of Directors since January 2010. He has served as a member of Luna’s Board since September 2005 and is chairman of the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee and member of the Board’s Compensation and Audit Committees. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at IHS Markit Inc. (NASDQ: INFO), Six Flags Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SIX) and LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU). He was a director of Lorillard, Inc. until 2015 when it was acquired by Reynolds American Inc and Sealy Corporation until 2013 when Sealy was acquired by Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. Mr. Roedel served as a director of BrightPoint, Inc. from 2002 until 2012, when BrightPoint was acquired by Ingram Micro. He served on the Board as chairman of the Audit Committee of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. from October 2002 until November 2007 when Dade was acquired by Siemens AG. Mr. Roedel also served in various capacities at Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) from April 2004 until June 2005, including chairman and chief executive officer. From 1971 through 2000, he was employed by BDO Seidman LLP, becoming an audit partner in 1980, later being promoted in 1990 to managing partner in Chicago and then managing partner in New York in 1994, and finally in 1999 to chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Roedel is a graduate of Ohio State University and a certified public accountant.

Scott Graeff

Mr. Scott A. Graeff is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Luna Innovations Inc. Mr. Graeff has served as the Company’s Chief Strategy Officer since July 2012, the Company’s Treasurer since July 2005, and the Company’s Secretary since May 2015. He previously served as the Company’s Chief Commercialization Officer from May 2010 to July 2012. He also served as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer during the period from August 2010 to April 2011. He previously served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer from March 2009 to May 2010, as the Company’s Chief Commercialization Officer from August 2006 to March 2009, and as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, from July 2005 to August 2006. Mr. Graeff was also a member of the Board from August 2005 until March 2006. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Graeff served as Chief Financial Officer of Liquidity Link, a software development company. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Graeff served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Autumn Investments. From 2002 until 2005, Mr. Graeff served as a Managing Director for Gryphon Capital Partners, a venture capital investment group. From 2003 until July 2005, Mr. Graeff also served as the Acting Chief Financial Officer of Luna Technologies, Inc., which was acquired by the Company in September 2005. Mr. Graeff holds a B.S. degree in commerce from the University of Virginia.

Dale Messick

Mr. Dale E. Messick, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of Luna Innovations Inc. He returned to his role as chief financial officer in April 2011. He fulfilled the role of interim president and chief operating officer from August 2010 until April 2011. He began his career at Luna as chief financial officer in August 2006. He is a strong financial executive with more than 20 years of experience in accounting and financial reporting, pre-initial public offering and IPO activities, and management of a multi-national company with revenue in excess of $900 million. Other areas of expertise include international operations, cost control, forecasting, budgeting, and significant strategic and tactical planning. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he worked for seven years in rapidly advancing positions of leadership within the firm. In 1993 he joined Worldspan as an assistant controller before being named chief financial officer. While there, he prepared Worldspan twice for a public offering, the first resulting in a leveraged buyout and the second in a new public debt offering. Mr. Messick received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary and is a certified public accountant.

Brian Soller

Dr. Brian J. Soller, Ph.D. is Vice President, General Manager - Lightwave Division of Luna Innovations, Inc. He joined the executive team as Vice President in April 2014. Prior to joining Luna he served as Vice President of Marketing for Micron Optics & VP of global sales and business development for Lightpath Technologies. Previously he spent ten years in fiber optics with Luna, beginning as a scientist and ultimately moving up through the organization to General Manager of the Products Division. Dr. Soller co-developed the instrumentation for fiber optic devices manufactured by Luna today. He has over 15 issued patents in optics with an expertise in the interferometric measurement field. He received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Wisconsin– La Crosse, and a doctoral degree from the Institute of Optics, University of Rochester.

James Garrett

Dr. James T. Garrett Ph.D., is Vice President - Technology Development of the company. He joined the executive team with his promotion to Vice President in July 2012. He began his career at Luna in 2005 and served as director of the Material Systems group from 2006 to 2012. Prior to joining Luna, Dr. Garrett developed polyurethane intermediates for Bayer MaterialScience (now Covestro) and researched electroactive materials at the Naval Research Laboratory. He received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary, and a doctoral degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State University, and an MBA from the Mason School of Business at William and Mary. Dr. Garrett holds five patents and has 14 pending related to polyurethane elastomers, materials, and coatings.

Jean-Pierre Maufras

Mr. Jean-Pierre Maufras is General Manager - OptoSolutions of the company. He joined Advanced Photonix in January 2010. Previously he held General Management positions with ATK and Rexnord / PSI Bearing. Prior to that, Mr. Maufras spent 7 years with Danaher / Aerospace Group in increasing roles in Operations, the last being VP Operations for the Aerospace Group. Prior to Danaher, Mr. Maufras spent 13 years with Zodiac Aerospace in various roles in Quality and Operations. He received a bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Pons University (France), and a Berkeley Advanced Management Program Certificate.

N. Leigh Anderson

Dr. N. Leigh Anderson, Ph.D., is Director of Luna Innovations, Inc. He is a Founder and CEO of SISCAPA Assay Technologies, (www.SISCAPA.com). His interests are focused on the proteins of human blood as disease biomarkers, and the introduction of biomarker panels in clinical diagnostics using peptide-level mass spectrometry assays (the SISCAPA technology). Dr. Anderson obtained a BA in Physics from Yale and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Cambridge University, working at the MRC laboratory of Molecular Biology on hemoglobin structure with M. F. Perutz, and later with Sydney Brenner. Subsequently he co-founded (with Dr. Norman Anderson) the Molecular Anatomy Program at the Argonne National Laboratory (Chicago) where his work in the development of 2-D electrophoresis technology earned him the 1983 Pittsburgh Conference Analytical Chemistry Award and the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s Young Investigator Award. After leaving Argonne, Dr. Anderson was a founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Large Scale Biology Corporation, where he co-led a highly successful Nasdaq IPO in 2000. Beginning work in clinical mass spectrometry in 2002, he founded and is CEO of the Plasma Proteome Institute, a non-profit biomedical scientific research institute in Washington, D.C., and SISCAPA Assay Technologies, Inc., whose core technology he invented and developed. He has served on the boards of directors of three public technology companies including Dade Behring, a global diagnostics company acquired by Siemens, Luna Innovations and Large Scale Biology. He has published 175 papers, been granted 44 US Patents, and was awarded the 2009 Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) Distinguished Achievement Award in Proteomic Science. SISCAPA received the 2014 HUPO Science and Technology Award.

Donald Pastor

Mr. Donald C. Pastor is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of API since July 2005 and assumed the role of non-executive chairman of the board of directors in October 2012. Mr. Pastor is also the President of DP Business Services, a consulting firm which he founded in January 2012. From 1986 through June 2012, he served as the president – Electronics Systems Division of Telephonics Corporation. In addition, Mr. Pastor previously served as the chief executive officer of TLSI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephonics Corporation, and as the chief financial officer of Telephonics Corporation. For the past thirty years, Mr. Pastor has held a variety of financial, administrative and operational positions in high technology and defense related industries. Mr. Pastor holds a B.S. degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and an M.B.A. from Loyola University in Maryland.

Warren Phelps

Mr. Warren B. Phelps, III is Independent Director of the company. He has served as Executive Chairman of Empower RF Systems, a developer and manufacturer of high power RF amplifiers for the defense and commercial markets, since January 2013. From 2009 until December 2012, Mr. Phelps served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Empower. Since 2007, Mr. Phelps has served as a director and Chairman of the audit committee of U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc., a public company. From 2000 until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Phelps served in several executive positions for Spirent plc, a leading communications technology company, most recently as President of the Performance Analysis Broadband division. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Phelps was at Netcom Systems, a provider of network test and measurement equipment, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Phelps held executive positions, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at MICOM Communications and in various financial management roles at Burroughs/Unisys Corporation. Mr. Phelps currently serves on the board of directors of a privately held company and on the Board of Trustees of St. Lawrence University. Mr. Phelps holds a B.S. degree in mathematics from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York and an M.B.A. from The University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. The Nominating and Governance Committee believes that Mr. Phelps’s prior experience as a Chief Executive officer and with the defense and commercial industries enables him to make valuable contributions to the board of directors.

Gary Spiegel

Mr. Gary J. Spiegel is Independent Director of the Company. He has more than 35 years of experience in the photonics industry. He has held positions of vice president, Sales and marketing, senior vice president, Sales and Business Development, and senior vice president, Business Development at Newport Corporation from 2002 to 2013. Mr. Spiegel retired from Newport Corporation in 2014 and is currently a business development consultant. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Marketing from Baruch College of the City University of New York. He also sits on the Board of Telescent Inc., an early stage technology company focused on software defined network cross connect technology and is a member of SPIE Financial Advisory Committee and a member of the OSA Corporate Associate Committee.

John Williamson

Mr. John B. Williamson, III, is Independent Director of Luna Innovations Inc. He has served as a member of Luna’s Board of Directors since January 2010 and is chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee. He currently serves as chairman of the Board of Directors of RGC Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO), a $100 million energy distribution and services holding company, retiring from his role as chief executive officer in February of 2014. Mr. Williamson is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Bank of Botetourt, Optical Cable Corporation, and Corning Natural Gas Holding Corp. Additionally, he was formerly a board member of NTELOS, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master’s in business administration from the College of William and Mary.

Michael Wise

Mr. Michael W. Wise is Independent Director of Luna Innocations Inc. He has been a member of Luna’s Board of Directors since May 2011 and is a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. In May 2015 he retired from his role as the chief financial officer of Corvesta, Inc., an insurance and technology holding company, and as chief financial officer of its subsidiary, Delta Dental of Virginia. He previously owned and managed several small businesses, and continues to serve on numerous boards of directors of local non-profit organizations. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration – majoring in accounting, from West Virginia University and was previously a Certified Public Accountant.