Board of Directors (BOD)

Bradford Adamczyk – Chairman of the Board
Mr. Adamczyk was elected as the company’s Chairman in May 2019. He served as Principal Executive Officer on August 6, 2018 until becoming Chairman and was elected as a company director on March 8, 2018. Mr. Adamczyk has over 20 years of experience in investments and financial analysis. He founded MoriahStone Investment Management in 2013. MoriahStone Investment Management specializes in both public equities and small-cap private companies. He has also served on the board of directors of BroVo Spirits, LLC since 2014, becoming its Chairman in 2018. Prior to founding MoriahStone, he was a senior securities analyst at Columbus Circle Investors in Stamford, CT, where he focused on technology investments, including software and the internet. Mr. Adamczyk started his financial career at Morgan Stanley after receiving his MBA from the University of Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Gregory J. Quarles, Ph.D. – Director & CEO (See Press Release)

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. Greg Quarles leads the company in its development of next generation advanced defense technologies based on ultra-short pulse and laser guided energy. Dr. Quarles, is an experienced CEO, Board Member and renowned physicist with over 30 years of experience driving cutting-edge laser, optics, and photonics technology development and operations within advanced industrial companies. Additionally, Dr. Quarles is a globally recognized leader for his strategic partnerships with the Department of Defense and his innovative work in the progression of global materials research, specifically developing new laser devices for a variety of military, medical, and industrial applications.

Jonathon Barcklow – Director

Mr. Barcklow has over 12 years of experience in advisory and management consulting services in federal defense and civilian agencies. He has spent his career in consulting services with both PriceWaterhouseCoopers and KPMG, LLP. Since 2010, Mr. Barcklow has served as a Director in KPMG’s Federal Advisory Services Practice and has led KPMG’s Digital Innovation Service Line for its Federal Practice. Mr. Barcklow also serves as the account lead for some of KPMG’s Department of Defense strategy contracts. Over his career, Mr. Barcklow has been a consultant for a number of federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Science Foundation, Department of the Navy, Marine Corp, Defense Logistics Agency, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the Deputy Chief Management Office. His work primarily focuses on large-scale strategic transformations, technology and innovation, including big data, advanced analytics, digital experience, blockchain, and Internet of Things (IoT), as well as financial management and compliance.

John Schultz – Director

The board of directors of Applied Energetics appointed John E. Schultz Jr. to serve as a member of its board of directors as of November 11, 2018.  Mr. Schultz has had a long affiliation with Wall St., having founded CSG Spectra, Inc., a risk analytics firm, in 1984, and Oak Tree Asset Management Ltd. in 2000, where he actively traded securities in managed LLC’s. More recently, Mr. Schultz’s strong networks have emphasized outside-the-box investment opportunities and early-stage new frontier private equity investment deals. Mr. Schultz has an intimate knowledge of Applied Energetics, including its history and financials, and has in the past served as a consultant to the company. Mr. Schultz is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach.

Mary P. O’Hara – Director (See Press Release)

Ms. O’Hara has been in private law practice for twenty-nine years and has broad experience in all facets of securities, corporate and commercial law. She is currently affiliated with the law firm of Masur, Griffitts, Avidor, LLP and has represented the Company for several years. Previously, she was a partner at Hodgson Russ LLP and an associate at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP (now known as Norton Rose Fulbright) and Mayer Brown & Platt, LLP (now known as Mayer Brown LLP). Ms. O’Hara has a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from the University of New Mexico.

Board of Advisors

Christopher W. Donaghey – Advisor (See Press Release)
Chris Donaghey serves as the senior vice president and head of corporate development for Science Applications International Corporation (“SAIC”), a $6.5 billion revenue defense and government agency technology integrator. As an executive of SAIC, Donaghey works closely with SAIC’s senior management to support the development and implementation of SAIC’s strategic plan with an emphasis on M&A to complement organic growth strategies and value creation. In his role on Applied Energetics’ Board of Advisors, Mr. Donaghey has significant input with the board of directors concerning the strategic direction of Applied Energetics and provides assistance in building lasting relationships between the company and our Defense markets.