Board of Directors

Barry French Jr

Barry French, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

Barry French Jr

Barry French, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

Barry French Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer/Chairman of Traq Global Ltd. He has significant experience in business development, management, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, networking, investor relations, and sales and distribution. Barry is also knowledgeable in the areas of product development, software development strategy, and partner development. Prior to Traq Global Ltd., Barry spent several successful years with Cybex International and Star Trac. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, Barry was a baseball player for the school and majored in kinesiology. He is also the President and Founder of the International Concussion Organization, a nonprofit organization.

MaryEllen French

Chief Operations Officer

MaryEllen French

Chief Operations Officer

MaryEllen French is the Chief Operating Officer for Traq Global Ltd. She has 30 plus years of experience in every aspect of the business, including strategic planning, investor relations, licensing and product design and development. MaryEllen has been primarily responsible for the industrial and graphic design of the product since the inception of TRAZER, including prototype modeling and vendor relations. MaryEllen holds a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of William and Mary and has a background in architectural design.

Gary Amendola

Gary Amendola

Principal, Amendola Engineering, Inc.

Gary Amendola

Gary Amendola

Principal, Amendola Engineering, Inc.

Gary Amendola is an investor in Traq Global. He is an Environmental Engineer, and principal of Amendola Engineering. His Company provides engineering and consulting services principally to industrial clients in the fields of water pollution control, and regulatory permitting, as well as expert services for environmental litigation and assessment of liability under CERCLA (Superfund) for remediation of industrial sites.

Sam Knezevic

Principal, Former Gen'l Counsel for GCA Services Group

Sam Knezevic

Principal, Former Gen'l Counsel for GCA Services Group

Sam Knezevic is a principal in 6348 Holdings, LLC, a Cleveland based private equity firm specializing in the manufacturing area. He was formerly VP and General Counsel for GCA Services Group Inc, and Exec VP and COO for Elyria Foundry. Sam holds both accounting and law degrees and has broad experience in company-building.

Ed Straw

3-Star Admiral, Ex-President Estee Lauder, Compaq

Ed Straw

3-Star Admiral, Ex-President Estee Lauder, Compaq

Ed Straw is the Founder and Managing Director of Osprey Venture Partners—a firm mentoring young entrepreneurs. He is the former President, Global Operations of The Estée Lauder Companies, former SVP, Global Operations of the Compaq Computer Corporation, and former President of Ryder Integrated Logistics. He retired as a 3-star admiral after a 35 year distinguished career in the U.S. Navy, and 4 years as CEO of the Defense Logistics Agency. Vice Admiral Straw holds an MBA from The George Washington University, a Bachelor of Science from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, and is a graduate of the National War College. He currently is a member of the Defense Science Board and Chairman of Odyssey Logistics. He resides in New York City and Georgetown with his wife, Christine.

William White

VP, Project Lead the Way

William White

VP, Project Lead the Way

William is an 11 year NFL veteran who was a 4-year starter and team captain, and graduated with honors in metallurgical engineering from The Ohio State University. He has served as an insightful leader in community development, technology, health and fitness, and serves as the Vice President for the Midwest Region, Project Lead the Way Inc. William has served on various boards and civic organizations, and has been involved with TRAZER development since 1998.

Miguel Zubizarreta

Miguel Zubizarreta

Former EVP and CTO, Hyland Software

Miguel Zubizarreta

Miguel Zubizarreta

Former EVP and CTO, Hyland Software

Miguel was the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Hyland Software. Miguel was responsible for the architecture and product development direction of the OnBase product line. Miguel oversaw the complete development cycle, from requirements gathering, through design, development, testing, documentation and evangelization. Miguel was the 3rd employee of Hyland which now has over 2,000 employees.

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