|Robert J. Cresci|
Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Robert J. Cresci, age 68. Mr. Cresci has served as a member of the board of directors since December 1996. He has been a Managing Director of Pecks Management Partners Ltd., an investment management firm, since September 1990. Mr. Cresci currently serves on the boards of directors of j2 Global Communications, Inc., a provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services. Within the past five years, Mr. Cresci has served on the board of directors of Sepracor Inc., a research-based pharmaceutical company, and SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc, a provider of a broad scope of biological products and services. Mr. Cresci holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds a M.B.A. in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Cresci originally became involved with Luminex as an early investor in Luminex. Mr. Cresci has extensive experience serving on the boards of directors of private and public companies within the broader healthcare industry and brings a significant depth of knowledge in capital markets considerations. Mr. Cresci’s knowledge of the operations of public company boards is particularly useful in his current role as chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Cresci also brings continuity to the board of directors, given his service on the board since Luminex’s earliest years of operation.