Ernest J. Berger
Board Member Ernie Berger, a past President
of FUTREX, brings to the Board his considerable experience and
relationships in business, education and the public sector. Mr.
Berger has served as a member of the Board of the Washington Metropolitan
Area Transportation Authority, which operates bus and rail transit
systems in the D.C. metropolitan area, and as an elected member
of the Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, Virginia, one of
the nation's largest counties. He has over 30 years of service
in the telecommunications industry, having worked for AT&T,
C&P Telephone, and later Bell Atlantic. Mr. Berger has served
as a Vice President of George Mason University, and Assistant
Dean of its School of Business.
Richard K. Gregory
Board Member Dick Gregory has developed
broad management and manufacturing expertise during his distinguished
30-year career with the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics.
Prior to founding and becoming president of Charleston Marine
Manafacturing Company (CMMC), a key member of the FUTREX Consortium,
Mr. Gregory served as General Manager of Electric Boat's
Charleston nuclear submarine facility. He is active in a number
of organizations in greater Charleston including the Charleston
Regional Development Alliance and was the principal architect
of the successful proposal to convert the Charleston Naval Complex
to commercial use.
Anthony C. Stout
Board Member Anthony C. Stout is Co-Chief
Executive of First Asia Transit Partners, Ltd. After receiving
a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School, he practiced law with
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City from 1965 to
1969. In 1969, he founded and until 1986 was Chief Executive of
the National Journal Group of companies in Washington specializing
in publication of non-partisan analytical information regarding
government and politics in the United States. In 1987, Mr. Stout
founded and until 1998 was Chief Executive of Government Investment
Management Corporation, a closed end investment fund which was
part of an $800 million fund managed by Baker Nye Greenblatt LLP
of New York. In conjunction with his investment work at Government
Investment Management Corporation, he became an adviser to government
officials in Malaysia and the Philippines and became familiar
with the needs and resources of Asian governments. Mr. Stout formed
First Asia Transit in 1998 to introduce System 21 to Asian
governments and investors.
Byron E. Waldman
Board Member Byron Waldman also serves
as FUTREX President and Chief Executive Officer, bringing the
benefit of 35 years of experience in the transportation industry.
Building his expertise in both the public and private sectors,
he has held senior staff positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation
and with the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. He also served for
seven years as a member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board
of Virginia, which makes all major transportation policy and funding
decisions in the state, where he chaired the Budget and Finance
Committee. Mr. Waldman was Assistant Vice President of IC Industries,
a railroad holding company, from 1982-1987 and has consulted to
transportation companies on business development and finance.