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Robert Patton


From January 1992 until January 1997, Mr. Patton was active as a primary principal in the founding and development of StarTronix International Inc., Irvine, California, a NASDAQ traded holding company, with four wholly owned subsidiaries. His last position was Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of StarTronix Inc., the parent company’s major marketing subsidiary and included responsibility for all corporate accounting, administration and reporting (internal and external) on a consolidated basis. StarTronix was engaged in the development and marketing of a StarScreen telephone/computer providing access to the Internet in addition to making available services such as home banking, home shopping, stock market reporting and other premium services.

From 1984 to 1991 he was Vice President/Corporate Controller for Petrox Industries, Inc., a holding company with interests in real estate, oil and gas and small manufacturing companies including General Aluminum Forgings, Inc., Santa Ana, California, a manufacturer of precision forgings for the commercial aircraft and aerospace industry.

Previously Mr. Patton served in responsible financial/accounting positions with The Hoover Company, Teledyne, Inc., Beverly Enterprises and Santa Anita Consolidated, Inc., all NYSE listed companies. Before that Mr. Patton spent 5 years in public accounting with the Certified Public Accounting firm of Hall, Kistler & Company, Canton, Ohio. Mr. Patton is a Certified Public Accountant, State of California, a graduate of Kent State University, Kent, Ohio and is listed in “Who’s Who of California Business”.

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