RF Industries Ltd announced that it has appointed Gerald T. Garland to its Board of Directors.
"RFI is delighted to welcome Gerald T. Garland to our Board. Gerald is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience in product management, sales management, solutions development and finance over his 18 years in the wireless telecommunications industry. His skills and financial expertise will help guide the board as we work to improve sales, profitability and expand product offerings in Distributed Antenna Systems, wireless and data center markets," said Howard Hill, interim president and CEO.
Mr. Garland was most recently senior vice president of solutions development and product management for TESSCO Technologies, a leading value-added distributor and solution provider for the wireless industry. Mr. Garland also served as senior vice president of the commercial division at TESSCO, where he was responsible for sales, business and product development at the company’s core wireless communications business. He was previously Director of Business Development at American Express Tax and Business Services from 2002 to 2003, where he was involved in an expanded asset recovery capability for Fortune 1000 corporations. From 2000 to 2001, he was CFO at Mentor Technologies, a developer of on-line, Cisco certification training products. Mr. Garland was CFO and treasurer at TESSCO Technologies from 1993 to 1999 during the company’s successful Initial Public Offering and oversaw TESSCO’s annual sales expansion from $50 million to over $190 million.
Mr. Garland received his MBA, with a concentration in finance, from Loyola University and his bachelor's of science in business management and accounting from Towson University. He is currently the managing director at Inscite Consulting, on the Board of Directors and chief adviser to the World Trade Center Institute and on the Executive Advisory Board of Patriot Capital. He is also on the board of SOZO Children and, until recently, served on the Advisory Board of the External Relations Committee of the Kennedy Krieger Institute.