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John Lane

Inglewood Associates, LLC
Managing Director/CEO
John K. Lane is CEO/Managing Director of Inglewood Associates LLC (www.ingw.com), a 14‐person strong business consulting firm, and has had nearly forty‐five years of broad financial, management, operational, technical and international experiences with middle market and entrepreneurial companies.

John has run numerous companies as either a CEO, crisis manager or receiver and has participated in all facets of business, including strategy, sales and marketing, operations, mergers and acquisitions, financing, accounting, information systems, performance measurement, employee benefit and other incentive plans.

John is currently serving at the court appointed receiver for the Robbins Company, a nearly $100 million developer and manufacturer of advanced, underground construction machinery, suppling equipment for tunneling projects around the world including the United States, China, India, Australia, Russia, Europe and South America.

Previously, while at Inglewood, John served as the Interim CFO of Quaker Steak & Lube and was
instrumental in finding the buyer for that business and in structuring the transaction. That transaction won the Ohio Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association’s (TMA) Turnaround/Transaction of the Year.

Additionally, while at Inglewood, John and his team were engaged by American Roll Formed Corp. to improve operations of this 85% ESOP owned business and to provide strategic consulting advice. Subsequently, John was appointed CEO to lead the management team to accomplish, among others, increasing the sales pipeline from $15 million to over $100 million and the sales backlog from $4 million to almost $9 million, reducing average scrap rates by 25% and set up hours by 40% and opening a new Las Vegas facility and producing the first parts only three months after Board approval of the expansion.

Prior to Inglewood, John was the Managing Director of the Cleveland Office of The Revere Group, a business and technology consultancy; the Managing Director of Evergreen Partners Ltd., assisting firms with corporate strategy, capital structure, acquisitions and divestitures; and a Partner at Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).

John is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) and a past president of the Ohio Chapter of
TMA. He obtained a BBA at the University of Notre Dame.