Board of Directors
Since 1995, Mr. Hromyk has been Principal of First Finance Limited and its predecessor, Century Capital Management Ltd., Private Equity firms with a proven track record of returning significant value to stakeholders by making early mover strategic investments in advance of developing markets or cycles through both private and public companies. Mr. Hromyk has supported and operated chemical and energy operations domestically in the Permian Basin, Central and South Texas, Arkansas, Alberta and internationally.
An active investor, Mr. Hromyk has been involved with companies developing a diverse range of technologies, from enhanced and conventional hydrocarbon recovery processes to wireless infrastructure and has participated in numerous industrial and commercial real estate developments. Mr. Hromyk has served as a director of several private companies that became publicly traded on NASDAQ, NYSE, TSX. Mr. Hromyk studied Economics at Chaminade University and the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Brammah was appointed as a director on June 26, 2020. Since 2011, he has been the Chief Executive Officer of Synergy Medical Technologies, a United Kingdom based company that focuses on orthopedic medical devices and technologies used by healthcare professionals. Mr. Brammah received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from London South Bank University. After graduation, he worked for Xerox Corporation and then entered into the medical devices field with Howmedica, Stryker Corporation, and Wright Medical Technologies. Mr. Brammah has extensive experience in research and consulting for multi-national medical device companies, which led to his founding of Synergy Medical Technologies.
Charles F. Benton
Mr. Benton has over 30 years of experience in finance, operations and business development with major corporations. Formerly, he directed the distribution services and supply chain for Ascena Retail Group, Inc., which is a leading national specialty retailer of women’s apparel operating over 1,800 retail stores in the United States. Mr. Benton also worked 20 years for Consolidated Rail Corporation (CONRAIL) where he was responsible for finance, operations and business development. Mr. Benton is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University with a B.S. degree in Accounting.