Stephanie K. Kushner, Chairman

Stephanie K. Kushner has served as a member of the Board since February 23, 2016 and has been Chairman of the Board since March 1, 2020. Ms. Kushner served as President and CEO of Broadwind from May 2016 to February 2020, and as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from August 15, 2009 to August 7, 2017. She served as Broadwind’s interim President and CEO from November 30, 2015 to May 16, 2016. Ms. Kushner has more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience, including serving as Chief Financial Officer for publicly traded global manufacturer Federal Signal Corporation (“Federal Signal”) from 2002 to 2008. She held several global finance leadership positions with FMC Corporation, and began her career with Amoco Corporation, both public companies. From May 2011 to November 2014, Ms. Kushner served on the Board of Directors of Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a publicly-traded global manufacturer of material handling equipment. From February 2004 to May 2010, she served on the Board of Directors of Wabash National Corporation, a publicly-traded manufacturer of commercial fleet and consumer/retail transportation equipment. Ms. Kushner holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Douglass College at Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School.

Eric B. Blashford

Eric B. Blashford has served as member of the Board and as President and CEO since March 1, 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Blashford served as Chief Operating Officer of Broadwind from May 2018 to February 2020 and President of Broadwind Towers, Inc., predecessor company to Broadwind Heavy Fabrications, Inc. from October 2014 to May 2019. From January 2012 to October 2014, he served as President of a group of businesses owned by The Heico Companies, LLC, including Barko Hydraulics, LLC, Pettibone Traverse Lift, LLC, and Tiffin Parts, LLC, all of which are manufacturers of heavy duty off road vehicles (and parts) for the forestry, material handling, oil and gas, and construction industries. For the five years prior to joining Heico, Mr. Blashford served as President for a group of companies owned by The Scott Fetzer Co., servicing the truck equipment, electrical fittings and industrial equipment markets. He started his career with Waltco Truck Equipment Company, where he served in various accounting and operational roles. Mr. Blashford holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Akron and a Masters of Business Administration, a degree from Kent State University, and is a registered Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing) in the state of Ohio.

Philip J. Christman

Philip J. Christman has served as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since October 22, 2018. Christman is President, Operations of Navistar, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines, a role he has held since May 2017. In this role, Christman has been responsible for all Navistar operations encompassing engineering, manufacturing, procurement and customer support. He began his career with Navistar in 1986 and has held various management positions of increasing responsibility in operations, engineering, procurement and strategy. Mr. Christman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indiana Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Ball State University.

Terence P. Fox

Terence P. Fox has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since February 2006. Mr. Fox, along with three other individuals, founded Tower Tech Systems Inc., the company around which the Company was built through a series of acquisitions completed in 2007 and 2008. He has been a partner in the law firm of Kummer, Lambert & Fox, LLP, and its predecessor, Dewane, Dewane, Kummer, Lambert & Fox, LLP, located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, since June 1987, where one of his primary areas of practice is business and commercial law. Mr. Fox graduated from the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee and the Marquette University Law School. He has many business and real estate interests and sits on the boards of directors of several non-profit and for-profit organizations in the Manitowoc, Wisconsin area. The Governance/Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors concluded that Mr. Fox should serve as a Director of the Company as of the date of this Proxy Statement on the basis of his leadership and business experience, his legal expertise, and his extensive knowledge of the Company’s history and its growth and development over time.

David P. Reiland

David P. Reiland has served as a member of the Board since April 16, 2008, He served as Chairman of the Board from May 17, 2010 to February 29, 2020. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and is designated as a financial expert, and is also a member of the Governance/Nominating Committee. Mr. Reiland was employed by Magnetek, Inc. (“Magnetek”) from August 1986 until January 2009, where he held numerous high-level positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Vice President of Finance, and served as CEO and President of Magnetek from October 2006 until October 2008. He also served on the Board of Directors of Magnetek from October 2006 to September 2015. Magnetek develops, manufactures and markets power and motion control systems and was a public company until its acquisition by Columbus McKinnon Corporation in September 2015. Mr. Reiland is a Certified Public Accountant who holds an undergraduate degree in financial management from California State University, Long Beach, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California.

Thomas A. Wagner

Thomas A Wagner has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since March 25, 2011.  Since October 2017, Mr Wagner started Wagner Werks, a system design service.  Prior to October 2017, Mr. Wagner served as the Chief Product Officer at Ogin Inc a start-up wind turbine design and supply company. From January 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Wagner was the Engineering Head at Nordic Windpower USA, a wind turbine manufacturer to the community and distributed utility wind power segments. From January 2006 through December 2010, Mr. Wagner served as Chief Technology Officer of Gas Turbine Efficiency plc, an early stage company focused on turbine efficiency, where he led the design and validation of technology to enhance the operation of aviation, industrial and power generation turbines around the world. Mr. Wagner has worked in the diversified energy industry for more than 30 years, including positions as Vice President Technology and Production for Hess Microgen, an affiliate of Amerada Hess Corporation, and various engineering leadership positions at General Electric Company from 1990 through 2005, where he led teams developing, delivering and servicing gas, steam and wind turbines and generators. From 2002 through 2005 Mr. Wagner served as General Manager Technology Leadership for Wind Energy for GE Wind, where, among other things, he participated in the development of the reliability programs and product improvement plans for General Electric’s 1.5 MW wind turbine. Mr. Wagner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in mechanics.

Cary B. Wood

Cary B. Wood has served as a member of the Board since May 18, 2016 and as Lead Independent Director since March 1, 2020. He is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee and is designated a financial expert. In December of 2019, Mr. Wood was named Chief Executive Officer of Grede Holdings, LLC. Grede is a full-service supplier of ductile and gray iron metal components and solutions for the automotive, heavy truck and other industrial end markets. From July 2017 to January 2019, Mr. Wood was the President and CEO of Angelica Corporation, a leading provider of textiles to the healthcare industry. He served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA) from November 2008 to February 2016, and as its President from April 2009 to February 2016. From August 2004 to November 2008, Mr. Wood served in several roles, including interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, for Citation Corporation, now Grede Holdings, LLC. Since 2017, Mr. Wood has been a member of the Board of Directors of Westell Corporation (NASDAQ:WSTL) where he chairs the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Wood has served on the Board of Directors of M&G Duravent, Inc., a privately-held venting systems firm, since January 2017. Mr. Wood served on the Board of Directors of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of resistive foil technology, sensors and sensor-based systems for niche industrial applications from March 2016 until his term expired in May 2018. Mr. Wood began his career with General Motors Corporation, followed by a move to United Technologies Corporation, where he served in a variety of general management, operations and engineering roles. Mr. Wood received a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology from Purdue University in 1989, a Master of Science degree in Industrial Operations in the School of Management from Lawrence Technological University in 1995, and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Loyola University-Chicago in 2014.