Gus Halas has been a director since October 2011. Mr. Halas was Chief Executive Officer and President of Central Garden & Pet Company from April 2011 to May 2013. Mr. Halas was Chief Executive Officer and President of T-3 Energy Services, Inc. from May 2003 to March 2009 and also served as Chairman of the board of directors from March 2004 to March 2009. From August 2001 to April 2003, Mr. Halas served as Chief Executive Officer and President at Clore Automotive, Inc. From January 2001 to May 2001, Mr. Halas served as Chief Executive Officer and President at Marley Cooling Tower of United Dominion Industries Limited. From January 1999 to August 2000, Mr. Halas served as President at Ingersoll Dresser's Pump Services Group. Mr. Halas has also held leadership positions at Sulzer Industries, Inc. from 1986 to 1999 and was a director of Aquilex Corporation from June 2007 to July 2011. Mr. Halas has been a member of the advisory board of White Deer Energy since August 2009, a director of Hooper Holmes, Inc. since April 2013, a director of OptimizeRx since August 2014, a director of Madalena Energy Inc. since January 2015, and a director of School Specialty, Inc. since July 2015. Mr. Halas received his BS in Physics and Economics from Virginia Tech University.
Randal Matkaluk has been a director since August 2007. Since March 2019, Mr. Matkaluk has been the Chief Financial Officer of Capio Resources Inc., a private oil company. From March 2018 until February 2019, Mr. Matkaluk was an independent businessman. From July 2014 until February 2018, Mr. Matkaluk was the Chief Financial Officer of Capio Energy Inc., a private oil company that was acquired by Whitecap Resources Inc. in February 2018. From February 2010 until June 2014, Mr. Matkaluk was the Chief Financial Officer of Capio Exploration Ltd., a private oil and natural gas exploration and development company that was acquired by Kelt Exploration Ltd in July 2014. From November 2008 to November 2009, Mr. Matkaluk was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Vigilant Exploration Inc., a private oil and natural gas exploration company that was acquired by Tourmaline Oil Corp. in November 2009. From March 2006 to October 2008, Mr. Matkaluk was an independent businessman. Mr. Matkaluk has been a director of Euromax Resources Ltd. since September 2010. Between January 2003 and February 2006, Mr. Matkaluk was the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Relentless Energy Corporation, a private oil and natural gas exploration company. Between June 2001 and December 2002, Mr. Matkaluk was the Chief Financial Officer of Antrim Energy Inc., a public international oil and natural gas exploration company listed on the TSX Exchange. Mr. Matkaluk has also worked for Gopher Oil and Gas Company from May 1997 to October 1998 and Cube Energy Corp. from January 1984 to April 1997. Mr. Matkaluk has been a Chartered Accountant since 1983. Mr. Matkaluk received his Bachelor's Degree in Commerce in 1980 from the University of Calgary.
James Shein has been a director since June 2016. Professor Shein is Clinical Professor of Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he has taught since 2002. Mr. Shein has also owned and operated the consulting firm of J.S. Associates since 1994, which provides corporate renewal and governance consulting services for turnarounds of public and private manufacturing, service, software and newspaper/media companies. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Northbrook Corporation (1980-1990), President and Chief Executive Officer of R.C. Manufacturing, Inc. (1990-1994), and counsel at McDermott, Will & Emery LLP with practice in corporate governance and restructuring (1997-2009). Mr. Shein currently serves on multiple private company boards, and his recent public company directorships include serving as an independent director of Real Mex Restaurants (2011-2012) and as an independent director of U.S. Enrichment Corporation (2013-present), a subsidiary of Centrus Energy Corp. He also served from 2009 to 2013 as an independent director and Chairman of the Audit and Governance Committees of Flying J, Inc., a multi-billion dollar energy, hospitality and food service company with downstream refining operations. Mr. Shein has a BS in Engineering, MBA, PhD, and JD, and has testified as an expert witness on governance in state and federal courts.