Independent DirectorMr. Michael E. Salvati is Independent Director of Global Power Equipment Group Inc. Since December 2000, Mr. Salvati was President at Oakridge Consulting, Inc., which provides interim management, management consulting and corporate advisory services to companies ranging in size from startups to multinational corporations. From February 2004 to May 2004, Mr. Salvati served as Chief Financial Officer of AMI Semiconductor, Inc. From September 1998 to February 2000, Mr. Salvati was Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer of National Financial Partners, Corporationration From June 1996 to June 1998, Mr. Salvati was Chief Financial Officer of Culligan Water Technologies, Inc., where he oversaw the completion of nearly 50 acquisitions over a period of 18 months. He was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP from 1990 to 1996. Mr. Salvati is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Things Remembered, Inc., and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc., positions he has held since August, 2007 and September 2009, respectively. Mr. Salvatis previous board memberships include Lazydays, Inc., NCH Nu World Marketing, Ltd., Coho Energy, Inc., Prime Succession, Inc., and Castle Holdco 4, Ltd
Age: 63 Director Since 2011Salvati received a BS degree in Microbiology and a MS degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at ChampaignUrbana.