W. Kip Speyer
Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board
W. Kip Speyer has been our CEO, President and Chairman of the Board since May 2010. From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Speyer served as a director, the president and chief executive officer of Speyer Door and Window, LLC, which was sold to Haddon Windows, LLC (SecuraSeal, LLC, AccuWeld Corporation) in December 2009. From October 2002 to May 2005 Mr. Speyer had been a private investor. Mr. Speyer was president and chief executive officer of Intelligent Systems Software, Inc. (ISSI) from October 2000 through June 2002, whereby Mr. Speyer became chief executive officer of ICAD, Inc. (ICAD: Nasdaq) which was a combination of ISSI and Howtek, Inc. (HOWT:Nasdaq). Mr. Speyer was the president and chief executive officer of Galileo Corporation (GAEO: Nasdaq) from 1998 to 1999. Galileo Corporation changed its name to NetOptix (OPTX: Nasdaq) and was merged with Corning Corporation (GLW: NYSE) in a stock purchase in May 2000. From 1996 to 1998 Mr. Speyer was the president of Leisegang Medical Group, three medical device companies owned by Galileo Corporation. Prior to joining Galileo Corporation, Mr. Speyer founded Leisegang Medical, Inc. and served as its president and chief executive officer from 1986 to 1996. Leisegang Medical, Inc. was a company specializing in medical devices for women’s health. From 1982 to 1985 Mr. Speyer served as president of Hays Medical Companies, a six-company multi-national and part of the Hays Group. Mr. Speyer is a graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in 1972.
Chief Financial Officer
From December 2018 until May 2019, Mr. Bergman, 50, served as Vice President Finance of Greenlane Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNLN) where he oversaw the finance and accounting department for a company in the wholesale and distribution industry. From February 2018 until December 2018 he served as Controller for Boston Proper LLC, a women’s online and catalog retailer, where he oversaw the finance and accounting department. From 2013 until January 2018 Mr. Bergman served as Controller for Woodfield Distribution, LLC, known as WDSrx, a leading logistics services provider within the pharmaceutical industry specializing in prescription and over-the-counter medications and related categories. From 2011 until 2013 he served as Vice President of Finance for Latitude Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: LATI), a company in the water remediation industry, transitioning into Director of Finance for Walking Tree Farms, a privately-held family office owned by select board members of Latitude Solutions, Inc. From 2009 until 2011 Mr. Bergman was an Audit Manager with Mallah Furman & Co., a PCAOB-registered accounting firm which was acquired by EisnerAmper LLP in 2015, where he planned, performed and supervised financial statement audits in accordance with GAAP, GAAS and the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. From 2005 until 2009 he was a Senior Auditor with Weinberg & Company, P.A., a PCAOB-registered accounting firm, where he planned and performed financial statement audits in accordance with GAAP, GAAS and the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. Mr. Bergman began his accounting career in 2000 with Deloitte & Touche LLP, a national accounting firm, serving as a Staff Associate until 2002 and a Senior Associate from 2002 until 2005. Since 2004 Mr. Bergman, a certified public accountant, has served as an Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University and Millennia Atlantic University, teaching courses in Accounting Theory I, II and III, Managerial Accounting, Advanced Accounting Information Systems and Accounting Capstone. From 2003 to 2005 he was also a facilitator for Deloitte & Touche LLP’s national and local training seminars. Mr. Bergman received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Tampa and a Master of Accounting from the University of Miami.
Todd F. Speyer
Vice President, Digital
Todd F. Speyer has been a member of the board of directors and an employee of our company since January 2011, currently serving as our Digital Director. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Speyer was the marketing and product manager for Speyer Door and Window from 2005 to 2009. He was responsible for developing all the company’s websites, from product conception in 2005 through the sale of the company in 2009, including writing copy and initiating animations on the website to illustrate product concept prior to prototype completion. Additionally, he was responsible for market research, pricing, design, feature and studying distribution characteristics of other companies in the door and window space. His input was felt in product design areas including, pricing, colors, appearance, features, performance and overall perceived salability. Mr. Speyer created the Speyer Seven product features as the most important customer buying attributes based on customer feedback. Mr. Speyer graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with a BA in English Literature.