Management Team

Fred Whitridge Jr.

Chairman of the Board

Fred Whitridge Jr. has been a Formtek board member since 2002. Mr. Whitridge is also currently the Chairman and CEO of the Evergreen Slate Co. Inc., one of the largest slate roofing products companies in the United States. Evergreen Slate sources from company- owned quarries and select other domestic and international quarries. He is the president and founder of Archipelago Corporation, which has been in the business of investing in other companies and providing merger and acquisition services since 1993. He is also the Chairman of Harding Energy, a rechargeable battery company. From October 1993 to June 1995, Mr. Whitridge raised capital, formed a partnership, and served as General Partner of Orcas LP, which acquired a 21% stake in NYSE-listed Amdura Corporation. He served as Chairman of Amdura from December 1, 1994, until sale of the company to FKI plc in May 1995. He has also has worked for the Wallenberg holding company, Investor AB, and for Timothy Mellon’s railroad holding company, Guilford Transportation.

Gary P. Mann

Chairman Emeritus

Gary P. Mann has served as Chairman of Formtek’s Board from 2002 to 2022. During his career, Mr. Mann’s experience and leadership have been focused within the information technology sector. He has served in an executive capacity within several industry leading organizations including CSC, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and SAIC. Mr. Mann has been responsible for creating shareholder value through profitability and growth of Formtek’s business, and was the company’s CEO from 2002 to 2016. As a continuing shareholder, Mr. Mann will serve as the company’s Chairman Emeritus and provide consulting support to the executive officers on pressing company business matters on an as-needed and as-requested basis.

Dennis M. Scanlon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Scanlon’s experience and leadership are derived from a career in the software industry with an emphasis in enterprise software technology solutions and engineering data management. He has worked for organizations including Impell Corporation, Combustion Engineering, and Lockheed Martin. Mr. Scanlon is responsible for the Formtek operations. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Industrial Arts Technology.

Lisabeth (Liz) Haidinger

LKH Bookkeeping, Inc.Chief Financial Officer

Lisabeth (Liz) Haidinger holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business as well as a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Taxation. She has over 15 years of accounting experience and worked as a Controller with two major Northern California Staffing agencies. LKH Bookkeeping, Inc. was founded in 2001 to provide customized bookkeeping services to individuals and small businesses. Ms. Haidinger has a consulting agreement with the Company to provide CFO services.

Dick Weisinger

Senior Vice President and Chief Technologist

Mr. Weisinger’s career as a software technologist spans many projects and organizations where he contributes to software solutions used for health care, finance, engineering, discrete manufacturing, aerospace, defense and research applications. Mr. Weisinger earned a Masters of Engineering Science in Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley, a Masters of Engineering Science in Materials Science from the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors of Engineering Science in Electrical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University.

Victor Malespina

Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Malespina has significant career experience in sales and sale support with particular emphasis in engineering data management and document management technology solutions. Victor is responsible for business development at Formtek. He is a twenty-year plus Formtek employee. Mr. Malespina has a BS in Architecture from the University of Maryland.