Investor Relations

Investor Relations

Executive Officers

Mr. Ferrantino currently holds the position of President and Chief Executive Officer for The LGL Group, Inc. (April 2021 to present) and also holds the position of Chief Executive Officer for Interex, Inc. and is on the board of Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc. and Gabelli Utility Trust. Mr. Ferrantino formerly served as a Director of LGL Systems Acquisition Corp. from September 2019 to August 2021 (NYSE: DFNS) and was Chief Executive Officer & Director at Valpey-Fisher Corp. Mr. Ferrantino received an undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. Mr. Ferrantino brings to the Board his experience in management and manufacturing operations, and an extensive knowledge of global financial markets.

Chief Financial Officer, The LGL Group, Inc. (January 2018 to present); SVP, Finance for INTL FCStone Securities Inc. (November 2012 to January 2017); Group Controller, INTL FCStone Inc. (January 2008 to November 2012). Mr. Tivy is a Certified Public Accountant, and earned his BSAc from the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida, with honors.

Vice-President, Controller, The LGL Group, Inc. (June 2020 to present); Vice-President and Controller for Mtron (2007 to present).

Non-Employee Directors

Mr. Gabelli currently serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, The LGL Group, Inc. (December 2017 to present, and September 2004 to April 2016); Managing Partner, Horizon Research (January 2013 to present), an investment management and research services provider; Chief Executive Officer, Gabelli Securities International Ltd. (1994 to present), a global alternative asset management platform and merchant advisor; President and Managing Partner, GGCP, Inc. (1999 to present), a private corporation that makes investments for its own account; Managing Member, Commonwealth Management Partners LLC (2008 to present); and Director and Managing Partner, GAMA Funds Holdings GmbH (2009 to present). He formerly served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, LGL Systems Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: DFNS) from September 2019 to August 2021 and was also a Director from its inception in early 2019 to August 2021; Chairman of Gabelli Merger Plus Trust since July 2017; Director of GAMCO Investors, Inc. from November 2014 to May 2016; and Director and President of Associated Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: ACG) at its formation through to 2017; Mr. Gabelli brings to the Board his extensive knowledge of the Company’s business and industry due to his longstanding service on the Board, as well as his financial expertise and leadership experience as an executive of various investment firms.

Mr. Lazar is currently Chief Operations Officer and member of the Board of Directors at Efficient Power Conversion, a leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN)-based power management technology (April 2015 to present); and Chief Executive Officer of EPC Space LLC, a high reliability wide-gap power management technology company, and was previously President and CEO of API Technologies Corp., formerly a NASDAQ listed company. Mr. Lazar brings to the Board his experience in management and aerospace manufacturing operations within our industry, and significant mergers and acquisition experience.

Mr. Ferrantino’s biographical information can be found under the section for Executive Officers, above.

Mr. Susanto has been Vice President, Equity Research, at Gabelli since August 2007 and has also been a Portfolio Manager at GAMCO Investors, Inc. since December 2015. Mr. Susanto joined the Board of Directors of The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSE American: LGL) in June 2016, serving until December, 2020. Prior to 2007, Mr. Susanto worked as an Analyst at Silicon Laboratories (NASD: SLAB) and a supply chain management consultant in the technology sector at JDA Software. Mr. Susanto received a Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, an MS in Chemical Engineering from MIT, with a minor in Quantitative Finance from MIT Sloan, and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School. Mr. Susanto brings to the Board extensive experience in evaluating investments in technology, and special situations such as mergers and acquisitions, convertible debt and restructuring.

Mr. LaPenta currently serves on the board of directors for IronNet, inc. (NYSE: IRNT) since August of 2021, having previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LGL Systems Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: DFNS) from September 2019 until its merger with IronNet. Mr. LaPenta previously served on the board of directors for The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSE American: LGL) from August 2020 through September 2021. Mr. LaPenta has an extensive career spanning over 25 years in finance, accounting, consulting, capital markets origination, equity trading, asset allocation and mergers and acquisitions and has been active in transaction sourcing, processing and execution. Mr. LaPenta began his career as a Senior Associate at Coopers & Lybrand as a CPA responsible for managing audits, consulting, M&A due diligence and special project engagements for multiple clients in various industries. Mr. LaPenta transitioned full time into the investment banking sector spending the next 13 years focused on trading and capital market activities culminating in the role of Managing Director and Co-head of Equity Trading at Bank of America Securities, LLC where he managed the firm’s equity capital commitment, proprietary trading, secondary offerings and risk management within cash trading. In 2007, Mr. LaPenta joined L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Strategy. Mr. LaPenta managed the firms M&A processes from sourcing, structuring, valuation, diligence and financing of multiple transactions with the most notable being the negotiation of the $1.6 billion sale of L-1 to Safran and BAE Systems. Following the sale of L-1, Mr. LaPenta became a Partner of Aston Capital an alternative asset management firm of the LaPenta family office and co-founded the Boundary Group, an investment partnership focused on private investments in the aerospace, defense, and intelligence markets. Mr. LaPenta has previously served on the boards of directors of Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (until 2016), an LED lighting and control solutions company, TherapeuticsMD (NASDAQ: TXMD), a women’s healthcare product provider, The Radiant Group, a provider of geospatial analytics to the U.S Intelligence community (now part of NASADAQ: MAXR), AFIX Technologies, a provider of biometric solutions for governments and civil agencies, a board observer of ARKA, a provider of satellite data processing and related critical technologies to the U.S. Government and Intelligence Agencies and sits as an Audit Committee member for St. David’s School New York City. Mr. LaPenta graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and has been a registered CPA (inactive) in the State of New York.

Mr. Mega served as President of LGL Systems Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: DFNS) from September 2019 to August 2021. Mr. Mega was an original founding member of L3, which merged with Harris Technologies and is now L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: LHX). Mr Mega built and managed several divisions at L3 since its formation in 1997 after spinning off from Lockheed Martin. Prior to his retirement in 2018, he was a corporate Senior Vice President and President of L3’s Communication Systems, one of the four L3 major business segments. Earlier in his career, he had been President of L3’s Microwave Group, President of Narda Microwave, President of Logimetrics, Inc, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President at Lockheed Martin Corp’s Tactical Defense Systems, Group Controller at Loral Corp and a principal at Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Mr. Mega brings to the Board his considerable experience in management and manufacturing operations within our industry.

Mr.Goldman has been a director of Teton since September 2021. Mr. Goldman provides legal counsel and engages in business development for financial service companies under the GGCP, Inc. umbrella. He is the General Counsel for Associated Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: AC) and General Counsel, Senior Vice-President Business Development for GAMCO Asset Management, Inc. Mr. Goldman serves on the Boards of numerous international subsidiaries of GAMCO Investors, Inc. Prior to joining GAMCO, Mr. Goldman held senior, legal, compliance and business roles at Deutsche Asset Management, Inc., the asset management division of Deutsche Bank. Mr. Goldman served as the primary liaison between the Deutsche Bank mutual fund directors and the Fund’s investment adviser. He holds an LL.M. from Georgetown University School of Law and a JD from the University of Maryland School of Law. David earned a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University in Bloomington. Mr. Goldman is a licensed CPA (inactive). Mr. Goldman serves on the Board of Advisors of the Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball School in the Bronx, NY. Mr. Goldman is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law.