Mr. Bathauer was appointed to the Board and as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company upon the resignation of Mr. William Robinson, our former Director and Chief executive Officer, on November 8, 2012. Mr. Bathauer drives the development and implementation of company strategies. Prior to CEO, Mr. Bathauer was Vice President of Corporate Development for Integral and was responsible for Integral's corporate development efforts which included corporate communications, business development, and capital funding. Before joining Integral, Mr. Bathauer worked with some of the leading firms in the financial services industry providing financial and investment advice to early stage and small growth companies. Over his career Mr. Bathauer has advised a broad portfolio of corporate clients including consumer product, technology and renewable energy companies, assisting them in raising capital, corporate restructuring, and establishing national distribution channels. He is a graduate of Purdue University.
Mr. Guzzetta is a Certified Public Accountant with a practice located in Central & Northeast Ohio providing services including business and individual taxation, non-profit accounting, corporate policy and procedure development, business organization and consulting. Prior to opening his practice he spent 20 years in corporate management in the communications and energy industries. He was appointed as a Chief Financial Officer for ProtoKinetix, Incorporated on November 14, 2017 and continues to serve in that position. Between 2014 and 2015, Mr. Guzzetta served as Treasurer and principal financial officer of Trans Energy Inc., a publicly traded energy company, where his responsibilities included corporate banking, risk management, maintaining fiscal control, budgeting, taxation and SEC reporting. His prior positions include Midwest Region Business Manager for a Fortune 100 company and Controller for an energy marketing company. Mr. Guzzetta also served as an Adjunct Professor at Stark State College and taught courses in accounting, finance, business management, and economics. He is a graduate of Walsh University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Accounting. He earned his MBA from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Guzzetta has been a past member of both the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on the boards of the Canton Ballet, the ALS CARE Project and the Finance Committee of Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities.