LEADERSHIP

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Executive Leadership

 

James L. Dean
Co-founder, Acting President and Vice President & General Manager

Jim leads the MXS organization.  His responsibilities have included operations, administration and full P&L responsibility since he joined the Company in 2014.  From 2009 to 2014, Jim was the EVP and General Manager of the CellXion division of Sabre Industries where he was also responsible for the P&L.  He led the growth of the divisions revenue from $66 million during the telecommunications “Great Recession” in 2009 to $127 million, and significantly EBITDA both in absolute dollar and margin terms.  Jim has extensive experience in manufacturing operations, distribution, business development and engineering with Android Industries (a Tier 1 automotive supplier) and in the Bell System (Western Electric, AT&T, Lucent Technologies and Avaya).  Jim received his BSME from Texas A&M University.

 

Jeffrey Hood
Co-founder, Vice President – Engineering & Business Development

Jeff has been the VP of Engineering & Business Development since joining MXS in 2014. He has 29 years of sales, business development, engineering, manufacturing and construction experience and expertise. Within the past 10 years, Jeff and his team of engineers and project managers have managed over $500 million in modular production for numerous diverse markets.

Prior to joining MXS, Jeff was with Cellxion from 1998 to 2014. He was responsible for engineering, design, production management, delivery and field installation for all Cellxion products. Jeff received his BSCET from Louisiana Tech University.

 

David Schoonover
Co-founder, Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing

David has been responsible for all sales & marketing activities for MXS since he joined the Company in 2014. He currently has four regional sales managers around the country (Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Missouri and California), and the executive management team is also responsible for numerous “house accounts.”

From 2008 to 2014 David worked at Sabre Industries (Cellxion), initially as director of sales & marketing but ultimately as VP of Sales & Field Services. He had particular responsibility for relationships with key telecommunications customers including Verizon Wireless, AT&T and U.S. Cellular. David was with Xerox as a Sales & Solutions executive in 2003-2008. In 2002, David received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.

 

Genie Loftin
Vice President, Finance

Cynthia “Genie” Loftin has responsibility for all financial reporting, systems and personnel at MXS. She has over 36 years of business experience, including over 30 years of financial management as a VP, director, controller or manager.

From 2008 to 2013 Genie served as Director of Finance for the Cellxion division of Sabre, and was responsible for ensuring that the division had the financial systems to handle either a potential Sabre IPO or its ultimate sale to another private equity buyer. From 2013 to 2014 Genie was the Director of Finance for Schoonover Investments, and from there she became MXS’ first employee. Genie is a Certified Public Account (inactive status) and has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University.

 

Management Team

 

Richard Vaitkus
Plant Manager

 

Mona Cross
Director of Supply Chain

Mona has been the Director of Supply Chain since MXS was formed in 2014. In her role, she directs the Purchasing, Receiving, Warehouse/Inventory Control, and Shipping departments. Over the last 20 years, Mona has lead supply chain operations across a wide range of business sectors, including modular manufacturing, automotive, and telecommunication industries. As a result, she has experience and understanding of supply chain methodologies and best practices from both Fortune 500 companies as well as small business enterprises.

 

Warren Mitchel
Director of Quality

Since joining the MXS team in 2014, Warren has been part of the leadership team serving as the Quality Director. His responsibilities include managing all the Quality Control Inspectors, maintaining the Quality Management System, and providing processes and documents that support product compliance for MXS’s customers. In his previous experience, Warren has worked at AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Avaya, Beaird Industries, and Sabre Industries (Cellxion) where his role has been in new product introduction engineering, product management systems engineering, manufacturing support and quality. He has obtained a Green Belt Certification in Six Sigma as well as certification from the American Concrete Institute. In 1982, Warren received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University, Geaux Tigers!

 

Michael Taylor
Director of Engineering Designs

Michael joined the Module X Solutions team in 2014 as Director of Engineering Design as part of the senior staff. Responsibilities include overseeing and implementing electrical, mechanical, and structural design as well as overseeing drafting. Prior to coming to MXS, Michael was the engineering manager at Sabre Industries for 5 years. He also served in the oil and gas industry, overseeing design and build out and maintenance for on shore drilling rigs. He was a partner in an electrical contracting company that performed residential, commercial, and industrial new builds and repair. Michael started his career with Fibrebond Corporation, where he worked on the plant floor in several different departments. During his 9.5 years of tenure there, he was also part of the electrical crew that wired the new plant after a devastasting fire. Additionally, he installed the automated Skako equipment and then was promoted and joined the Engineering department. Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University 1998.

 

David Newell
General Counsel

 

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