Michael F. Sullivan
Mr. Sullivan was appointed CEO of Amerityre in April 2015 and Chairman of the Board of Directors in December 2015. He joined Amerityre in May 2014 as a consultant and was appointed COO December 2014. He has over 29 years of experience in Operations management and Engineering management in a variety of manufacturing industries. His career started at Johnson Matthey in 1987, where during his 10 year tenure he completed a 5 year expatriate assignment in Belgium designing, constructing and managing Europe’s largest autocatalyst facility. Between 1996 and 2007, he served as Director of Manufacturing for General Chemical’s Electronic Materials facility, as Director of Operations for Life Measurement Inc., a medical device manufacturer, as Director of Operations for Pinole Point Steel, a division of Material Sciences Corporation, and as Chief Operating Officer at Professional Finishing, Inc., a privately held coating company. He served as an engineering consultant with Versa Engineering and Technology, a privately held engineering consultant firm from January 2008 to December 2014. Mr. Sullivan has extensive quality management experience and is an IRCA certified auditor.
Mr. Sullivan holds a BSE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
A Certified Public Accountant with over 40 years of experience in finance, accounting, and auditing, Mr. Gilland was appointed to the Board of Directors and assumed the Audit Committee Chair position in January 2015. Mr. Gilland has a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri and is a Nevada CPA. From 2008-2013 and 1972-2000, Mr. Gilland was a partner in McGladry LLP Las Vegas, NV and Des Moines, IA offices, with clients in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, retail, legal, and advertisement. From 2000-2008 Mr. Gilland was President of Taylor Construction Group, a large general contractor ($300 million in revenues) with offices in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, IA, Kansas City, Denver, and San Diego. During Mr. Gilland’s time with Taylor Construction, he dealt with bankers and surety companies and was responsible for all of the business owned by Taylor.
Mr Stoddard possesses over 45 years of purchasing, growing, and fine-tuning business and investments for maximum profit and efficiency. From 1968-2011 Mr. Stoddard owned two businesses, L.A. Time Distribution and Mobile Pipe Wrappers and Coaters, Inc., which Mr. Stoddard grew from $218,000 to over $6,000,000 in annual sales. Mr. Stoddard sold his second business in 2011 and retired. Mr. Stoddard has an Associate of Arts degree from East Los Angeles College and attended Cal Poly Pomona majoring in Aerospace Engineering and Math.
Mr. Clark holds 20 years of experience in start-up organizations spanning multiple industries. Since 2010, Mr. Clark has been principal at Clark Consulting Services, which provides various independent executive level services on a project basis. From 2003 to 2010, Mr. Clark was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CommPartners, a voice IP network and service provider. Prior to CommPartners, Mr. Clark held various executive level positions in both start-up and advertising companies. Mr. Clark has a BA in Mass Communications from Texas Tech University.
Mr. Hollister has 25 years of experience working with companies in variety of marketing and product development roles. Since 2011, he has been the principal at Hollister Interactive Group, LLC, which provides digital consulting services to companies across a range of industries such as Consumer Goods, Finance, Education, Fitness, Commercial Real Estate, and Hospitality. David works closely with clients to offer business strategy, ecommerce strategy, website design, and marketing strategy services. From 2008 to 2011 David was Vice President, Global Ecommerce for Perfect Fitness, a manufacturer of home exercise equipment, where he developed and implemented the company’s product strategy and ecommerce organization. Prior to Perfect Fitness, David held a variety of executive positions with companies such as Old Navy (a division of Gap, Inc.) and Intuit. David has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University, and an M.B.A from American University in Washington, D.C.