Leadership Team

Phillip N. Smith – Chief Executive Officer, Business Development, Outside Board Member and FlyBack Energy Co-Founder

Phillip N. Smith, CEO
Phillip N. Smith, CEO

Phil has over thirty years’ experience in all facets of electro-mechanical and solid-state telecommunications equipment and systems, and large-scale DC power and electronics development and management.  He began his career in the U.S. Navy as a fire control technician and has held field and design engineering positions with such companies as GTE (Verizon), American Telecom, CDI Interglobal, Ratelco and others.  Phil started and operated two telecommunications companies—Interconnect Telephone and WSBS Enterprise—and he has broad experience in sales, marketing,  and corporate management.


Marla Telin – President and Chief Financial Officer

Marla Telina, CFO
Marla Telina, CFO

Marla Telin brings a wealth of experience in accounting and financial management.  She has held executive leadership positions at three high growth start-up technology companies: Advanced Input Devices (acquired by Esterline Technologies), Advanced Hardware Architectures (acquired by Comtech AHA), and World Wide Packets (acquired by Ciena Corporation).  At each of these companies, she was successful applying financial resources to maximize growth and increase shareholder value.   Marla has had oversight responsibilities for staff operations, employee recruiting, benefits administration, payroll and taxes, and stock and equity incentive plan administration.  She has been involved in several funding efforts that resulted in tens of millions of dollars in venture and private equity capital.


Paul Babcock – Chief Technical Officer, Outside Board Member and FlyBack Energy Co-Founder

Paul M. Babcock, VP Advanced Development
Paul M. Babcock, VP Advanced Development

Paul has twenty-nine years of experience in industrial electronic applications, as a technician, training specialist, service manager, project manager and applications and design engineer.  Paul has worked with public entities and private organizations in fields ranging from avionics, power generation, telephony and alternative
energy.  He has broad experience designing and implementing custom communication and electronics systems in both the public and private sectors, and in developing large-scale communications solutions for the oil and gas industry. Paul is recognized for his expertise in alternative energy systems and power generation for companies and individuals in especially remote locations.


 

Andrew Kent - Outside Board Member


J. Dennis Rasmussen – Outside Board Member


Ian Ram – Outside Board Member

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