Cary B. Wood, Chairman

Cary B. Wood has served as a member of the Board since May 18, 2016. He was appointed Chairman of the Board on April 26, 2022. Mr. Wood served as Lead Independent Director from March 2020 to April 2022. He is also Chairman of the Compensation Committee and 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.

Eric B. Blashford

Eric Blashford has served Broadwind as a member of the board and President and CEO since March 1, 2020. He has served as Interim CFO since October 1, 2021. He previously served as President of Broadwind Towers, Inc., predecessor company to Broadwind Heavy Fabrications, Inc., from October 2014 to May 2019, and as Chief Operating Officer from May 2018 to February 2020.

Before joining Broadwind, Eric served from 2012-2014 as President of a group of businesses owned by The Heico Companies, LLC. Those companies included 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, 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 began his career with Waltco Truck Equipment Company, where he served in various accounting and operational roles.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Akron and a Master of Business Administration from Kent State University. He 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. He is Chairman of the Governance/Nominating Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Mr. 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.

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.

Sachin M. Shivaram

Sachin M. Shivaram has served as a member of the Board since November 2, 2022. In June of 2019, Mr. Shivaram was named Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry, a vertically integrated provider of aluminum and copper-based alloy castings for a wide variety of industries. Mr. Shivaran was the President of Sierra Aluminum from July 2018 to June 2019, President of Pressure Vessel Group from June 2016 to July 2018, and Managing Director of the Main Steel Division from October 2017 to June 2019, each a division of Samuel, Son & Co., a $3 billion privately held company with business units in the US and Canada focused on metal processing and manufacturing. Mr. Shivaram served in several positions at Tenaris, a producer of steel pipe and tube for oil & gas applications. He served as the Director, Mid-Continent from October 2015 to June 2016 and Director, Rig Services Distribution from October 2014 to September 2015. From September 2013 to October 2014, Mr. Shivaram held the position of Vice President, Commercial and from December 2012 to September 2013 he was the General Manager, Metallics Purchasing at Severstal North America, a flat roll steel mill. From May 2007 to December 2012, Mr. Shivaram served in several roles including Head of Strategy & Marketing and Sales Director, Marketing at ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel producer. Mr. Shivaram is a member of the Board of Directors of Lodge Cast Iron, Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing and Productivity and the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Shivaram received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and literature from Harvard University, a Master of Philosophy, Social and Political Science from the University of Cambridge, and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin.

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.