Board of Directors

Biography PhotoRobert B. Barnhill, Jr.
Chairman of the Board

Robert B. Barnhill, Jr. is founder, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Biography PhotoJay G. Baitler

Jay G. Baitler, age 69, has been a director of the company since 2007. He is an operating partner with Atlas Holdings, a private equity firm. Mr. Baitler also serves on the boards of Soundview Paper, Finch Paper and Twin River Paper. Prior to his retirement in 2012, Mr. Baitler was Executive Vice President of Staples and was responsible for the Contract Division, including the 2008 acquisition and integration of Corporate Express.
Biography PhotoJohn D. Beletic

John D. Beletic, age 64, has served as a director of the company since July 1999 and Lead Director since August 2008. Since July 2002, Mr. Beletic has been a venture partner or operating partner with Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm. Mr. Beletic has been Chairman or Vice Chairman of Xiotech Inc. (X-IO Technologies), a provider of enterprise level disk storage systems since November 2011 and was President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2011 to May 2014. Mr. Beletic is also a director of Cheddars Inc, a 100+ unit restaurant company and Accent Health, a media company. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of iPass, an internet access company, from 2008 to 2015. Earlier in his career, Mr. Beletic served as CEO of telecommunications companies Tigon Corporation, PageMart Wireless, and Weblink Wireless.
Biography PhotoBenn R. Konsynski

Benn R. Konsynski, Ph.D., age 65, has been a director of the company since November 1993. He is the George S. Craft Professor of Business Administration for Information Systems and Operations Management at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University. He is Director and founder of Emory's Center for Digital Commerce, one of the first of its kind in the country. He was named Hewlett Fellow at the Carter Center in 1995. Prior to arriving at the Goizueta Business School, he was on the faculty at the Harvard Business School for seven years, where he taught in the MBA program and several executive programs. Professor Konsynski specializes in issues of digital commerce and information technology in relationships across organizations.
Biography PhotoDennis J. Shaughnessy

Dennis J. Shaughnessy, age 68, has been a director of the company since 1989. He served as Executive Chairman of the Board of FTI Consulting Inc. FTI is a leading global consulting firm with $1.8 billion in revenues with operations in 24 countries and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange with a market cap of approximately $1.6 billion. Mr. Shaughnessy retired as Chairman of FTI effective December 17, 2013. Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Shaughnessy served as General Partner of Grotech Capital Group, a private equity firm, leading its traditional industry group, managing $1.0 billion in private equity. Prior to joining Grotech, Mr. Shaughnessy had been President and CEO of CRI International, an international petroleum refining service business, which was sold to Shell Oil in 1989.
Biography PhotoMorton F. Zifferer, Jr.

Morton F. Zifferer, Jr., age 67, has been a director of the company since November 1993. He has served as Chairman and CEO of New Standard Corporation, a privately held metal products manufacturing firm, since 1983. Mr. Zifferer and New Standard Corporation have partnered with several Fortune 500 companies globally to implement Six-Sigma continuous improvement activities and execute lean manufacturing techniques and sophisticated supply chain strategies and practices.
Jerome C. Eppler
Director Emeritus

The late Jerome Eppler spent his entire career in the securities industry, forming his own firm, Eppler & Company in 1961. From 1953 to 1961, he was a general partner of Cyrus J. Lawrence Sons, New York – a member of the New York Stock Exchange. Also, from 1967 to 1978, Mr. Eppler served as chairman and chief executive of Insurance Securities, Inc. TESSCO Technologies appreciates Mr. Eppler's contributions and leadership during his tenure on the Board of Directors.