President: Howard Cloch, CPA
Mr. Cloch has held accounting, financial, and management positions with G.D. Searle, United Technologies, the City of Chicago Department of Aviation, and served in the Airlines Parties Construction Representative office, which was the airlines’ liaison for the multi-billion dollar expansion of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. He has additional experience in project management, financial advisory consulting, and property management. Working in the public and private sectors for firms including Westinghouse, Siemens, Digital Equipment, and Motorola, Mr. Cloch has for over twenty years developed the expertise on domestic and international projects that qualify him to lead our international efforts. He holds both a B.S. (Accounting) and M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President: András Lakatos
Mr. Lakatos is the Company’s Hungarian resident, allowing oversight and preliminary project development work to continue full time in country. He has participated in several projects in Hungary, primarily on behalf of the Hungarian Ministry of Defense. These projects involved implementing the civilian use of excess military installations, materials and capabilities, and related environmental issues. Mr. Lakatos has extensive knowledge of the Hungarian market, and the respective political-economic environment. He holds bachelors and masters degrees in various fields, such as bridge and highway construction (Engineering) and Journalism.