Prior to joining Meredith Mergers Stewart Rodman held the following positions: He served as the Chairman of Alliance Automation Systems – a manufacturer of custom designed assembly systems for high volume manufacturers within the electronics, transportation, automotive electric, heating & refrigeration, consumer products & appliances and medical products industries. He was a founder and principal of AMBAC International – a firm specializing in orchestrating turnarounds for companies in need of outside guidance. AMBAC completed five turnarounds – three in the U.S, one in Italy and one in Holland. He has also held senior level positions with Ford Motor Company, Touche Ross & Company, Fruehauf Corporation and United Technologies. He was a principal in Technology Transitions – a venture capital investment company. Mr. Rodman has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard University.