Board of Directors
Synalloy’s Management and Board of Directors sincerely appreciate the support of our shareholders, customers and dedicated employees.
Craig C. Bram
Mr. Bram became CEO, President and a director of Synalloy on January 24, 2011. From 2004 until September 24, 2010, he served as a director of the Company. He has over 30 years’ experience in business management, financial operations, logistics, management consulting, business start-ups and strategic planning for a variety of companies. Mr. Bram received his BBA in Marketing from James Madison University, graduating Summa cum Laude. He also received his MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University, with a concentration in Finance.
Carroll D. Vinson
Mr. Vinson has served on Synalloy’s Board of Directors since 1987. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Vinson was Principal and Managing Member of VH, LLC, a private real estate investment company from 2000 to 2007. Other experience includes Chief Operating Officer of Insignia Properties Trust, a $2,500,000,000 real estate investment trust; Director and President of Metropolitan Asset Enhancement Group, a series of entities that controlled $2,000,000,000 in real estate; President of Insignia Financial Group, Inc., a real estate services and merchant banking company. Mr. Vinson also was a CPA and was a Partner with a national firm of certified public accountants. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina.
Murray H. Wright
Mr. Wright has served on the Board of Directors of Synalloy since April 2001. He is a Partner at the law firm of VanDeventer Black LLP, Richmond, VA. He is also founder and managing director of Avitas Capital, LLC, a closely held investment banking firm, founded in 1999, in Richmond, VA. In 1986, Mr. Wright founded the law firm of Wright, Robinson, Osthimer & Tatum, Richmond, VA. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the law firm from 1986 until his retirement in 2006. Mr. Wright serves on the boards of Bizport LLC and Acuity Management Systems, both of Richmond VA. He received his B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
James W. Terry
Mr. Terry joined Synalloy’s Board in August 2011. He is a seasoned businessman with 40 years’ experience in the banking industry. Since October 2009 he has been President of Hollingsworth Funds, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina. He was President of Carolina First Bank, Greenville, SC from 1991 to 2008, and was employed by First Union Bank for 21 years where he held various positions including Executive Vice President. He received his B. S. degree from the University of North Carolina.
Henry L. Guy
Mr. Guy joined Synalloy’s Board in August 2011. He is the President & CEO of Modern Holdings Incorporated, a diversified holding company with investments primarily in the telecommunications, media, healthcare and energy industries. He joined the firm in 2002 and has led investments in over 30 Modern Holdings subsidiaries. Mr. Guy is also a managing director of Anima Regni Partners, a single family office with offices in the United States, Luxembourg and Sweden. Prior to joining Modern Holdings & Anima Regni Partners, Mr. Guy was the Chief Operating Officer of XSource Corporation, a holding company focused on private investments in the United States and Scandinavia. He began his professional career as an officer in the United States Navy where he served in a variety of operational roles in the United States and Southwest Asia. Mr. Guy serves on several boards including those of Verdere S.àr.l., Basset AB, Evermore Global Advisors, Specialty Claims Management, and C5 Capital. He serves on the Board of Visitors of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. He holds a B. S. degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.
Anthony A. Callander
Mr. Callander was appointed Upstate Managing Director by The Hobbs Group, a CPA firm in Columbia, SC, effective January 2012. He retired from Ernst & Young, LLP in 2008 after 36 years in their Columbia, SC, Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA offices. He served as a Partner in the firm’s audit and assurance practice and in various other roles including Office Managing Partner of the Columbia and Greenville offices and leading the Southeast manufacturing industry group. He is an active entrepreneur with direct business interest in several Zaxby’s franchise restaurants. Mr. Callander received a B.S and Masters in Accountancy from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.