B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University with participation in executive management training at Honeywell, Arizona State University, and Management Centre Europe. Mr. Barton has over 40 years of experience at the executive level in operations, marketing, and sales with major corporations as well as small family-owned businesses. As President of a US subsidiary of a UK company, he successfully turned the company around and led the effort for a strategic sale of the assets. While working in Milan as Managing Director of the Middle East business unit of a process control and instrumentation company, he increased revenue by a factor of five in 4 years. He led the internal presentation team in the strategic sale of a business unit by an Italian corporation. Mr. Barton has significant international experience and holds dual citizenship, US & Italian.