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William A. Hightower

Independent Director

From September 2003 to his retirement in November 2004, Mr. Hightower was the president of the Company.

Mr. Hightower was the president and chief operating officer and a director of Silicon Valley Group, Inc. ("SVGI"), from August 1997 until his retirement in May 2001.

SVGI is a publicly held Company which designs and builds semiconductor capital equipment tools for chip manufacturers.

Mr. Hightower served as chairman and chief executive officer of CADNET Corporation, a developer of network software solutions for the architectural industry from January 1996 to August 1997.

From August 1989 to January 1996, Mr. Hightower was the president and chief executive officer of Telematics International, Inc.

Independent Director