(Left to Right): Rick Sayles, John Roy, Warren Clinton, Peter Golder (not pictured: Robert Moses)
ATIA Advisory Board
John Roy was active in the startup and operation of ECFiber, a municipally owned provider of fiber-optic internet services. He held the post of Treasurer of ECFiber from 2008-2016, during which time he was heavily involved in securing financing for this unique venture. Concurrently he served on the board of ValleyNet, ECFiber’s operating partner, and was Chief Operating Officer of ValleyNet in 2014-2015 overseeing the day to day operations of ValleyNet and participating in management team business strategy development. While living in Vermont, he was a counselor and Executive Committee member for SCORE, Lebanon, New Hampshire, which provides counseling to America’s small businesses. He was President/Treasurer of VerShare, a Director/Treasurer of Vershire Historical Society, and a Justice of the Peace in Vershire. His previous business experience includes senior financial management and technology management positions in both the nonprofit sector and in the banking and investment management industries over several decades. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Graduate Diploma in Management from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Robert Moses, CPA is the President of Britton Lumber Company, LLC, which manufacturers Eastern White Pine lumber from its Bath, New Hampshire location and distributes building materials throughout Northern New England, Massachusetts and Upstate New York from its Fairlee, Vermont and Gray, Maine locations. Mr. Moses previously owned and operated a certified public accounting firm in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He currently is a board member of American Trust Investment Advisors and is a retired Chairman of the Board of Mascoma Savings Bank. Mr. Moses received a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He resides in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
Rick Sayles, CFA. Rick has a background as a CPA with Price Waterhouse. He has worked at Prudential Insurance Company as a director in corporate financial reporting. He co-founded a NJ-based hedge fund and is currently employed at a Hanover, NH based investment management company. Rick is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and has a Masters degree from Seton Hall University. A resident of Hanover, NH, he is also active on several non-profit boards.
Peter Golder is a professor of Marketing at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth. He earned his BS from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD from the University of Southern California. He frequently publishes in such journals as Harvard Business Review and the Journal of Marketing Research. Mr. Golder’s areas of expertise are new products, quality and global marketing. He is particularly interested in market entry timing and long-term market leadership. He has held several prior academic positions including a year in China as Visiting Professor of Marketing at Peking University. Among his many awards, he most recently received the Maynard Award for contribution to marketing theory and thought from the Journal of Marketing. He serves on the editorial boards of International Journal of Research Marketing and Journal of Marketing.