Board of Directors

Gregory A. Woods , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Woods became AstroNova’s CEO in February 2014. Mr. Woods joined the Company in September 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer on August 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Woods served as Managing Director of advisory firm Medfield Advisors. He previously served in various executive leadership roles, including: President of Performance Motion Devices, a specialty semiconductor and electronics manufacturer; CEO of Control Technology Corp., a manufacturer of industrial computer and software products; and President of API Controls, a division of Danaher. Mr. Woods holds a Bachelor of Arts in physics from Colgate University, a Bachelor of Engineering in computer and mechanical engineering from Dartmouth College, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester.

Alexis P. Michas , , , Director

Alexis P. Michas was appointed to the Board of Directors in June 2022. Mr. Michas is the founder and has been Managing Partner of Juniper Investment Company, LLC since 2008. Juniper is also a Principal of Aetolian Investors, LLC, a registered commodity pool operator. Mr. Michas received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. Mr. Michas is the Non-Executive Chairman of the board of BorgWarner Inc., a director of funds managed by Atlantic Investment Management, Inc., and the Non-Executive Chairman of the board of PerkinElmer, Inc. He is also on the board of privately held Theragenics Corporation. Mr. Michas also served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the board of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation until 2015 and as a director of Allied Motion Technologies, Inc. until July 2017. Mr. Michas is the Chairman of the U.S. Board of Trustees of Athens College, a non-profit organization.

Mitchell I. Quain , , , Director

Mitchell I. Quain has served as a director of AstroNova since 2011. Mr. Quain is a Senior Advisor at Carlyle Group, a private equity firm. From 2010 through 2011, Mr. Quain was a Partner at One Equity Partners, a private investment firm. From 2006 through 2009, he was a Senior Director of ACI Capital Corp. From 2002 through 2005, Mr. Quain served as Chairman of Register.Com, Inc., an internet services provider, and from 1997 to 2001 he was employed with ABN AMRO and its predecessors in several capacities, including Vice Chairman. Mr. Quain also serves as Chairman of the Board of MagneTek, Inc., a manufacturer of digital power and motion control systems, and a director of Hardinge Inc., a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, and RBC Bearings, Inc., an international manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered precision plain, roller, and ball bearings. Mr. Quain previously served as a director of DeCrane Aircraft Holdings, Inc., Handy & Harman Ltd., HEICO Corporation, Mechanical Dynamics, Inc.,, and Titan International, Inc.

Yvonne E. Schlaeppi , , , Director

Yvonne E. Schlaeppi has been a director since April 2018. Since 2011, Ms. Schlaeppi has served as a Managing Partner of Stratevise LLC, an international strategic advisory firm that she cofounded. Since 2016, Ms. Schlaeppi has served on the board of directors of Stallergenes Greer plc, a healthcare company traded on the Euronext Paris exchange. From 2014 to 2015, Ms. Schlaeppi served on the boards of directors of allergy immunotherapy companies Ares Allergy Holdings Inc. and Greer Laboratories, Inc. Since 2015, Ms. Schlaeppi has been a member of the external advisory committee to the Channing Division of Network Medicine of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Ms. Schlaeppi was recognized as a Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors in 2017. Prior to founding Stratevise, Ms. Schlaeppi served as General Counsel at Global Enterprise Technologies, Passport & ID, a high-security document printing solutions provider and systems integrator, from 2007 to 2011 and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate IP Officer at Organon BioSciences, a global pharmaceutical, animal health and biotech group based in the Netherlands, from 2006 to 2007. From 1999 to 2006 Ms. Schlaeppi was a partner at the Boston-based law firm of Palmer & Dodge LLP, where she served as Chairperson of that firm’s International Practice Group. From 1995 to 1998 Ms. Schlaeppi served in senior positions at Johnson Controls, Inc., a NYSE-listed diversified industrial company, including as General Counsel Europe.

Richard S. Warzala , , , Lead Independent Director

Richard Warzala is Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Allied Motion Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: AMOT), which designs, manufactures and sells precision and specialty motion control components and systems in markets including Vehicle, Medical, Aerospace & Defense, and Industrial/Electronics. Before joining Allied Motion, Mr. Warzala was President of Danaher Corporation’s Motion Components Group and served in various senior positions at American Precision Industries Inc., including Corporate Vice President and President of its API Motion Division.

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