Mr. York was elected to join the Riverside Research Board of Trustees in March 2016.
Mr. York brings a wealth of executive and board of director and trustee experience to the Board, along with having served most recently on the Board of the Riverside Research small business for-profit subsidiary, Applied Research Solutions (ARS), since its inception in 2013.
Mr. York was President of the Burndy Corporation for ten years, Executive Vice President of Framatome Connectors International for five years, and President of Saber Equipment Corporation for two years.
His corporate board experience includes Burndy Corporation, Nihon Burndy (a JV company), Saber Equipment, Robroy Industries, ARS, Canine Fence Company, and PCD Inc. Mr. York was the Chairman of the Robroy Compensation Committee and was previously the Chair of the PCD Audit Committee. He has also served on several non-profit association boards. Mr. York brings an extensive background in general management, board level oversight, and operations.
Mr. York earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.