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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc (IEA.OQ)

IEA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mohsin Meghji

52 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

John Roehm

2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Layman

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Michael Stoecker

55 2019 Chief Operating Officer

Chris Hanson

2018 Executive Vice President

Brian Hummer

Executive Vice President

Chris Kahila

Executive Vice President

Paula Diehl

Senior Vice President

Kevin Turner

Vice President - Risk Management, Health & Safety

David Bostwick

General Counsel

Charles Garner

49 2018 Director

Derek Glanvill

57 Director

Peter Jonna

Director

John Eber

2018 Independent Director

Terence Montgomery

2018 Independent Director

Ian Schapiro

52 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mohsin Meghji

Mr. Mohsin Y. Meghji serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. our Chairman since inception, has also been the Managing Partner of M-III Partners L.P. since February 2014. His career of more than 25 years has focused primarily on identifying the financial, operational and strategic changes needed to revive troubled companies and working with the relevant constituencies to implement those changes. He has accomplished this through management and advisory roles in partnership with some of the world’s leading financial institutions, private equity and distressed hedge fund investors. Mr. Meghji’s most recent corporate role was as Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy at Springleaf Financial (now known as OneMain Financial), as well as Chief Executive Officer of its captive insurance companies, from January 2012 to February 2014. Springleaf was listed on the NYSE in late 2013. Mr. Meghji co-founded Loughlin Meghji + Company, a privately-held financial advisory firm which became one of the leading restructuring boutiques in the U.S. Mr. Meghji was a Principal and Managing Director of Loughlin Meghji + Company from February 2002 to October 2011. Earlier in his career, Mr. Meghji was with Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1987 to 2002 in the firm’s London, Toronto and New York offices, ultimately as a Partner in the Global Corporate Finance group. He has served as a director on a number of corporate boards including Mariner Health Care Inc., Cascade Timberlands, LLC from and MS Resorts Inc. He is also a director of the Equity Group International Foundation, which provides funding for underprivileged, high-potential students in Kenya. Previously, he has served on the Boards The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, as well as HealthRight International. Mr. Meghji is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada and has taken executive courses at the INSEAD School of Business in France. He has previously qualified as a U.K. and Canadian Chartered Accountant.

John Roehm

Mr. John Paul Roehm is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. JP serves as the CEO for Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives, LLC; he is responsible for developing and implementing corporate strategies that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term business objectives. JP has extensive knowledge of the power industry and continually monitors the competitive landscape looking for expansion opportunities, new customers, emerging or new market sectors, industry developments, and acquisition opportunities. Additionally, JP maintains a close working relationship with the executive leadership team and reports regularly to the board of directors to ensure corporate compliance with business organizational objectives.

Andrew Layman

Mr. Andrew Layman CPA. is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Andrew serves as the Chief Financial Officer of IEA. His responsibilities include financial reporting, income tax planning and reporting, audit procedures, cost analysis, cash flow forecasting, and researching various state, federal, and international requirements related to labor and tax issues. He also coordinates with various financial institutions and bonding to ensure that IEA’s financial needs are met. Prior to joining IEA, Andrew worked in the construction industry, energy, mining, consumer products, biomedical, and automotive industries, and he began his career with PwC. Andrew has earned his CPA and has also worked and lived in the U.S., Mexico, and Chile.

Michael Stoecker

Mr. Michael Stoecker is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He rings extensive experience in petro-chemical, tunnel, mining, heavy civil, commercial, environmental and power delivery sectors where he has spent the last 11 years serving in various executive roles for Kenny Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Granite Construction Incorporates (NYSE:GVA); he served as President the last four years. Mr. Stoecker graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. degree in Construction Engineering and has a J.D. degree from Saint Louis University. He does not have a family relationship with any member of the Company's board of directors or any executive officer of the Company. The Company and Mr. Stoecker intend to execute an employment agreement to address Mr. Stoecker's benefits and compensation at a later date.

Chris Hanson

Mr. Chris Hanson is Executive Vice President of the Company. Chris serves as the Executive Vice President of Wind Operations. He is responsible for establishing and maintaining clear business operations direction based on market research backlog, client feedback, economic outlook, political climate, and company balance sheet vitality. The IEA family of companies manages approximately 1,500 MW of wind energy projects annually. Chris oversees the IEA wind portfolio project P&L and works with project managers to ensure quality delivery of projects and safe work practices.

Brian Hummer

Mr. Brian Hummer is Executive Vice President of the Company. Brian serves as the Executive Vice President of Estimating. He manages the estimating department with a focus on wind, solar, heavy civil, and department of transportation projects. Brian manages a team of 18 employees and works closely with Business Development to build relationships with existing and prospective clients while securing project opportunities. As a key player in the executive leadership team, Brian participates in strategic planning, developing innovative construction methods, cost saving initiatives, and the overall direction of the company.

Chris Kahila

Mr. Chris Kahila is Executive Vice President of the Company. Chris serves as the Executive Vice President of Power Delivery. He brings over 15 years of experience in large infrastructure construction project operations and management, and has supervised proposal development, customer relations, quality assurance, and operations in various settings. Currently, Chris is responsible for overseeing IEA’s power delivery portfolio to ensure that company objectives are met. Prior to coming to IEA, Chris held a number of leadership roles at Henkels & McCoy, Inc. Most recently, he was the company’s Director of Power Operations Central Region North.

Paula Diehl

Ms. Paula Diehl is Senior Vice President of the Company. As the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at IEA, Paula is responsible for the development and execution of the company’s people engagement and talent acquisition strategies. In her role, Paula oversees benefits and wellness, compensation, recruitment, training, diversity, HR technology, and employee engagement. She is also responsible for ensuring effective HR leadership and compliance is delivered across all IEA companies. With over 20 years of experience as an HR leader, Paula brings expertise from a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, automotive, ISO quality, healthcare, retail, and global sports marketing. Her broad background allows her to execute tailored people policies and strategies that fit the IEA company culture.

Kevin Turner

Mr. Kevin Turner is Vice President of Risk Management, Health & Safety of the Company. Kevin serves as Vice President of Risk Management and Health, Safety and Environment, providing leadership and oversight of Risk and HS&E initiatives for IEA operations. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and holds multiple designations including Certified Safety Professional and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Kevin has worked to drive world-class HS&E performance for a wide range of companies. He has proven experience successfully managing Controlled Insurance Programs on large commercial projects, most in excess of $250M, and now uses that expertise to deliver superior results for IEA’s clients. Kevin currently serves as Chairman of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America's National Health and Safety Committee, represents the AGC of America to the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) Safety Roundtable and is a member of the AGC of Indiana’s Safety Leadership Team.

David Bostwick

Mr. David Bostwick is General Counsel of the Company. David serves as Vice President and General Counsel, providing oversight of all legal affairs of the company including corporate governance, transactional compliance matters, and labor relations as well as negotiation of major contracts. David has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry in the capacities of both legal counsel and project management. Prior to earning his law degree, David was a project manager with a regional geotechnical, environmental, and materials testing consultant. In this capacity David gained extensive experience in the field, performing on-site inspection and evaluation of construction materials and methods and providing recommendations for remediating difficult construction conditions.

Charles Garner

Mr. Charles Garner is Director of the Company. Charles Garner has served as the Managing Director and General Counsel of M-III Partners, L.P. since April 2015. Previously, Mr. Garner was the founder and Managing Director of Long Mountain Advisers, LLC, a financial advisory firm, from April 2014 to April 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Garner served in an of counsel capacity with Duval & Stachenfeld LLP from May 2011 to May 2014. Mr. Garner began his career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he remained through partnership in the Corporate/Banking Group. Mr. Garner also has served as Executive Vice President of IDT Corp. (NYSE: IDT) and as Chief Executive Officer of its IDT Ventures division, as well as Executive Managing Director of Island Capital Group, LLC. Mr. Garner previously served as director of the Company from March 2018 to May 2018. Mr. Garner holds a B.A. in Urban Studies and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

Derek Glanvill

Mr. Derek W. Glanvill is Director of the Company. Derek Glanvill has been a Senior Advisor to Oaktree’s GFI Energy Group since April 2015 and he currently serves as the Executive Chairman of its Engineering & Construction portfolio companies, including Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON), Kirlin Group and Sachs Electric, as well as consultant to IEA. Prior to joining Oaktree, Mr. Glanvill served as President and Chief Operating Officer of McCarthy Holdings, where he spent more than 20 years creating and expanding high-margin businesses. Mr. Glanvill currently serves on the boards of Black & Veatch, DPR Construction, Mestek Inc., and OmegaFlex. Previously, Mr. Glanvill was senior executive at Sverdrup (now Jacobs Engineering) as well as President of a subsidiary of an international construction conglomerate based in South Africa. Mr. Glanvill received a B.S. in civil and structural engineering from the University of Natal in South Africa. Mr. Glanvill is qualified to serve as a member of the board of directors and as a member of the investment committee and bid review committee because of his business strategy experience as a senior level executive and his service as a board member for other companies in the energy and construction sector.

Peter Jonna

Mr. Peter Jonna is Director of the Company. Peter Jonna serves as a Senior Vice President of Oaktree Capital’s GFI Energy Group, which he joined in April 2013, and is responsible for sourcing, executing, and overseeing control investments in leading companies in the energy and utility sectors. Mr. Jonna currently serves on the boards of Shoals Technologies, MaxGen Energy Services, Sterling Lumber Company, Array Technologies, and IEA. Prior to joining Oaktree, he was an investment analyst in the Americas investment team of the UBS Infrastructure Asset Management strategy, investing directly in energy, power, and transportation infrastructure assets. Mr. Jonna earned an M.S. in civil engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Jonna is qualified to serve as a member of the board of directors and as a member of the investment committee because of his broad business and financial background in sourcing and investing in the energy and utility sectors and his position as a board member on multiple other companies active in the energy and utility sectors.

John Eber

Mr. John M. Eber is Independent Director of the Company. John Eber is a recognized leader in the renewable energy investment sector, ranked fourth on the global “Top 100 Power People of 2017” list. He recently retired from his 30-year career at JPM Capital Corporation as CEO/President and currently serves on the IEA board of directors and bid review committee. He also served on the AWEA board of directors from 2007 to May of 2018 and the ACORE board of directors for a portion of 2018. Throughout his tenure at JPM, Mr. Eber gained immeasurable experience in all aspects of team management, financial controls, and the renewable energy industry—and more specifically, investment analysis, capital raising, deal origination, project financing, and project development. One of Mr. Eber’s most notable accomplishments involves the driving of over $18 billion in renewable energy tax equity. This equity included financing for various projects including more than 18,400 MWs of wind power from 153 wind farms in 23 states; 2,000 MW of solar power projects; and 17 geothermal projects totaling more than 300 MW. He also brings a wealth of expertise in risk management, personnel performance and development, and tax equity investments, which enables a deep understanding of business opportunities that attract developers, financial investors, and their investment/credit committees. Mr. Eber holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Bradley University - Foster College of Business and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University - Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business..

Terence Montgomery

Mr. Terence Montgomery is Independent Director of the Company. Terence Montgomery has served as Director and Audit Committee Chairman of IEA since August 2011 and also served as the interim CFO of IEA from September 2014 to April 2015. In addition to IEA, Mr. Montgomery currently serves as a Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) and Shermco Industries, Inc. His career of over 30 years has focused on leadership roles in energy, construction, and manufacturing, primarily in a corporate finance capacity. Prior to joining IEA, Mr. Montgomery served as Chief Financial Officer at InfraSource Services, Inc., where he coordinated a private equity sponsored management buy-out in 2003, an initial public offering in 2004, and subsequent follow-on stock offerings and ultimately the sale of the company to Quanta Services. Previously, Mr. Montgomery served as Director and Audit Committee Chairman of RSH Energy Holdings, LLC and Integrated Pipeline Services, Inc. and Director of Goodcents Holdings, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Montgomery served as the Director of Corporate Development at Exelon and as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Reading Energy. Mr. Montgomery began his career as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Mr. Montgomery holds a B.S. in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and is a certified public accountant and a certified information systems auditor. Mr. Montgomery is qualified to serve as a member of the board of directors and the bid review committee because of his extensive financial expertise and experience in energy, construction, and manufacturing.

Ian Schapiro

Mr. Ian A. Schapiro is Director of the Company. Ian Schapiro is a Managing Director and the Portfolio Manager for Oaktree’s GFI Energy Group, which executes the Power Opportunities investment strategy. Additionally, he leads and is a co-portfolio manager of the firm’s Infrastructure Investing strategy following Oaktree’s acquisition of the Highstar Capital team. Mr. Schapiro co-founded GFI Energy Ventures, the predecessor to the GFI Energy Group, which became part of Oaktree in 2009. He presently serves on the boards of Sachs Electric Company, Remedial Construction Services (RECON), and Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives LLC. Mr. Schapiro previously served on the boards of directors of Contract Land Staff; Solomon Holdings Corp.; Osmose Holdings, Inc.; Integrated Pipeline Services; Elgin National Industries, Inc.; NORESCO; Trans-Elect, Inc.; Smart Systems International, Inc.; LPPI Holdings LLC; UtiliQuest, LLC; Trace Technology; Xantrex Technology Inc.; InfraSource Inc.; Elgar Holdings, Inc. and Cherokee International Corporation. Prior to founding GFI Energy Ventures in 1995, Mr. Schapiro was a Partner of utility consulting firm Venture Associates and of Arthur Andersen & Co. following that firm’s acquisition of Venture Associates. Previously, Mr. Schapiro was the Chief Financial Officer of a technology company and a commercial banker focused on the energy sector. Mr. Schapiro received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. Mr. Schapiro is qualified to serve as a member of the board of directors and as a member of the compensation committee and bid review committee because of his extensive financial expertise and long-term experience investing in and serving on the boards of companies active in the energy sector.