Rainer H. Bosselmann

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bosselmann has been a director and chairman of the board of directors since May 2003 and our chief executive officer since October 2003.  Mr. Bosselmann was chairman of the board, chief executive officer and a director of Arguss Communications, Inc. (Arguss)(NYSE: ACX), a telecommunications infrastructure company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, from 1996 through 2002 and president of Arguss from 1997 through 2002. Mr. Bosselmann served as a director of The Roberts Company, formerly a privately-owned firm, from 2008 until December 2015 when it was acquired by Argan. From 1991 through 1995, Mr. Bosselmann served as vice chairman of the board and president of Jupiter National, Inc. (AMEX: JPI), a business development company listed on the American Stock Exchange.