Six-time CEO (industrial manufacturing, network systems integration, regulated utility and electrical construction), #2 executive in NYSE-traded public company with operations in 23 states. Founded a highly successful strategy development and executive performance-improvement consulting business. Semi-retired (not working full time but serve on corporate Boards). Started out as an engineer. Came up the marketing and sales route, before transitioning to general management and moving up to president and then CEO levels. Served on a dozen Boards of Directors over the years. Chaired three of them. Participated in many dividend setting/raising discussions inside Boards of Directors meetings.