Home  ›  Investor Relations  ›  Corporate Governance  ›  Management & Board

Management & Board

Shareholder Tools
Printed Materials
Email Alerts
Download Center

Stock Information
$0.39  - 0.06 down   (14.222%)
Day Range:
0.38 - 0.51
52-week Range:
0.33 - 1.09
3:16 PM ET on Dec 15, 2017
Delayed at least 20 minutes. Provided by eSignal.
Contact Information

Transfer Agent
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
59 Maiden Lane, Plaza Level
New York, NY 10038-5667
Phone: 1-800-937-5449

Bingham McCutchen
Three Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-393-2000

Perry-Smith LLP
400 Capitol Mall, Ste 1200
Sacramento, CA 95814


John Regazzi
Co-Chief Executive Officer / Chief Technical Officer John

Mr. Regazzi has served as Co-Chief Executive Office since June 2017 and Chief Technical Officer of Giga-tronics since August 2016.  Since joining Giga-tronics in 2001 he has held the position of President and General Manager, Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Engineering and Chief Executive Officer. Previous experience includes 22 years at Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies in various design and management positions associated with their microwave sweeper and synthesizer product lines. His final position at Agilent Technologies was as a senior engineering manager.  Mr. Regazzi is known across the industry for his RF and Microwave expertise in military and aerospace applications. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.

Suresh Nair
Co-Chief Executive Office / Vice President of Operations Suresh

Mr. Nair has served Co-Chief Executive Office since June 2017 and the Vice President of Operations since April of 2016. He began his career as an Electrical Engineer for Corvette (GM) in Bowling Green, KY. Over the past 20+ years Suresh has taken on several Leadership roles at GM. He was responsible for leading the launch of the 6th Generation Corvette, the ultra-luxury Cadillac XLR and spent over 3 years in China leading the launch of the Baojun, a GM joint venture with SGMW. The past couple years Suresh led the Operations Team at Molecular Devices, a Danaher Company based out of Sunnyvale California, successfully driving significant lean transformations and operational efficiencies. Mr. Suresh holds a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering from India, a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Purdue and an MBA from Central Michigan University.

Jim Taber
Vice President of Sales & Marketing Jim Taber

Mr. Taber has served as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing since July 2017.  Since joining Giga-tronics in 2016, he has held the position of Director of Marketing.  He previously served as Director of Marketing for X-COM System’s signal recording and analysis products.  He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and sales of strategic solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense and defense prime contractors, and served as President of the Washington (DC) chapter of the EW advocacy group The Association of Old Crows from 2015 to 2017. Mr. Taber received his BSEE degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology and his MBA degree from National Technological University.

Temi Oduozor
Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer Temi

Temi Oduozor has served as Corporate Controller of the Company since December 2014. She served as Controller of Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc., Hayward, California, from July 2011 to November 2014, and as Controller of Questcor Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Mallinckrodt plc), Union City, California, from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Oduozor has BS degrees in Business Administration - Accounting and Computer Information Systems from California State University, Hayward.


Board of Directors

Gordon L. Almquist

Mr. Almquist has more than 30 years of experience in senior financial management roles at public and private technology companies. From August 2009 to June 2016, Mr. Almquist served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Keyssa, Inc. (formerly known as WaveConnex, Inc.), a semiconductor technology company headquartered in Campbell, CA. Prior to Keyssa, he held similar positions at Strix Systems, where he was also a Co-founder, and publicly-traded companies including Vertel Corporation and 3D Systems Corporation. Mr. Almquist also served on the board of directors for CAP Wireless (acquired by TriQuint Semiconductor). Mr. Almquist is a certified public accountant (inactive) in the State of California and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration (accounting) from California State University, Northridge.

Lutz P. Henckels

Dr. Henckels is a managing member of Alara Capital AVI II. He is also currently the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of HiQ Solar. Dr. Henckels has over 20 years’ experience serving as Chief Executive Officer of the private and public technology companies SyntheSys Research (acquired by Tektronix/Danaher), LeCroy Corporation, and HHB Systems. Dr. Henckels is the recipient of the first John Fluke Sr. Memorial Award, along with David Packard, Joe Keithley, and Alex D’Arbeloff. The John Fluke Sr. Memorial Award was established in 1986 to honor executives who have led their companies with innovative engineering or business management. Dr. Henckels holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and PhD in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He graduated Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi, and is also a graduate of the ONP program of Harvard Business School. Dr. Henckels has been a director of multiple publicly traded companies, including Ikos, Inframetrics, and LeCroy.

William J. Thompson
Chairman of the Board

Dr. Thompson is a Managing Member of Alara Capital AVI II and was Director of Research for Jacobi Capital Management.  Dr. Thompson co-founded Circadiant Systems (acquired by JDS Uniphase Corporation), a venture capital backed test and Measurement Company that designed and manufactured instrumentation for optical communication. Dr. Thompson also served as a Member of Technical Staff at Lucent Technologies where he designed analog RF optoelectronic components for high speed optical communication, and as a researcher with the University of Maryland. Dr. Thompson graduated  summa cum laude  with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Stony Brook University. He graduated as a Palmer Scholar with an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School.

Jamie Weston
Managing Director, Spring Mountain Capital

Mr. Weston is a Managing Director at Spring Mountain Capital (“SMC”) private equity group and has been with the firm since 2011. SMC is the largest investor in Alara Capital AVI II, the Company’s largest shareholder. Mr. Weston was previously a Partner at The Wicks Group of Companies, a private equity firm with close to $1 billion under management, focused on selected segments of the information, education, and media industries. During his 15 years at Wicks, he was an integral part of its investment and management activities, and served on the board of directors of many of its portfolio companies. While at Wicks, he directly structured and negotiated more than 20 acquisitions and divestitures and worked on more than 40 additional closed transactions. Prior to Wicks, Mr. Weston worked at IBJ Whitehall Bank & Trust Company and National Westminster Bancorp, where he completed leveraged financing. Mr. Weston received his M.B.A. from Fordham University and graduated cum laude from Drew University with a B.A. in Economics.