People: Luna Innovations Inc (LUNA.OQ)
24 Jun 2019
Mr. Dale E. Messick, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of Luna Innovations Inc. He has served as our Chief Financial Officer since August 2006, except during the period from August 2010 to April 2011 when he served as our interim President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Messick served in various capacities at Worldspan, L.P., a provider of transaction processing and information technology services to the global travel industry, including as Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2004 and Senior Vice President - Finance from 2004 to 2005. At Worldspan, Mr. Messick managed a staff of 160 people in the United States, Mexico, and Europe and was responsible for accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, financial planning and analysis, and internal audit operations. Previously, Mr. Messick worked in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Messic 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.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||249,469|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||53,130|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||117,027|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||419,626|