Our Senior Management Team.

Roland S. Gerard

Chairman & CEO

Mr. Gerard joined GlobalCerts as Chairman and CEO in April 2002.

For over 25 years, he has managed and directed business units or companies that develop, manufacture, market and support a wide range of communications and security apparatus to the military and the commercial establishments throughout the world. Prior to joining GlobalCerts, he was President and CEO of ADI, a designer and manufacturer of VPN equipment. In 1998, he co-founded and served as CEO of wirelessEncryption.com, a start-up company specializing in wireless broadband encryption that was acquired in 1999. From 1995 until 1998, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TCC, a NASDAQ publicly traded secure communications company. From 1984 through 1995, he served as President of the Data Communications Group of Plantronics, Inc. a publicly traded company on the NYSE.

Two US Secretaries of Commerce appointed him to TETAC (the advisory group to the President of the US on the export of sensitive technology) and other advisory boards. He holds the prestigious E Star award for export (highest honor awarded by the Commerce Department recognizing the contribution to the Export Expansion Program of the United States). In 1997, he received a personal letter of commendation from the British Prime Minister, John Major, and also secured the personal communications of several heads of state around the world.

Mr. Gerard was course chairman at the University of Maryland, College Park, from 1975 through 1985 and an advisory board member of the IBFL. He holds a Masterís Degree in Economics and Financial Sciences from ICHEC in Brussels, Belgium.

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Eric Hynes

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Hynes joined GlobalCerts as VP of Finance and CFO in 2004.

He has 18 years of experience in a variety of Corporate Finance roles including General & Cost Accounting, Budget and Planning. With Wolfe Engineering, a $100M outsourcer of design, manufacturing and assembly solutions to the semiconductor equipment industry, he gained a wealth of experience as VP of Finance. At Wiltshire Associates he acted as an independent business strategy consultant. Prior to 2002, he was the Controller at SAN Valley Systems where he directed internal systems development and reporting as well as various external activities such as the formation of a UK subsidiary. He also worked at Silicon Valley Group Inc. and Deloitte & Touche.

Mr. Hynes holds a BS degree in Finance from Santa Clara University and an MBA from San Jose State University.

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