Board of Directors
Arthur H. Baer serves on the Audit, Compensation, Governance and Special Subcommittee of the Board of SGRP. Mr. Baer was formerly the Dean of the College of Business Administration at Drexel University in Philadelphia. During his business career he held the positions of President of the $4B Europe/Middle East/African operations for Arrow Electronics, as well as held leadership positions at Standard Brands, Northwest Industries and Cablevision. He also served as a Director and Audit Committee Chair for Seneca Foods. Mr. Baer earned his undergraduate and MBA Degrees from Columbia University.
Mike Matacunas is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SPAR Group, Inc.
Mike is responsible for setting strategy and leading the global organization of more than 25,000 merchandisers across 9 countries and 5 continents. He brings more than 30 years of retail, services, technology and leadership experience to the business and a track record of driving growth, increasing profitability and creating shareholder value.
As a proven Fortune 150 retail executive and strategic leader, Mike has a deep, practical understanding of the day-to-day issues facing SPAR’s retail, consumer goods and distribution clients. He has also been recognized as a successful entrepreneur, technology executive and thought leader who has been quoted and published across media platforms and is sought after for speaking at industry events around the world.
Prior to joining SPAR, Mike served as the Chief Administrative Officer for Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Stores, Chief Executive Officer for The Parker Avery Group, Vice President, Strategy and Operations at Manhattan Associates and Vice President, Product & Operations and Managing Director, Europe for Evant. He serves on a number of charitable organization boards and when he is not spending time with his wife of 25 years and three children, he can be found on the tennis court.
Jeffrey Mayer serves as a Director and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Mayer is currently the CEO of Soluxe Inc., a holding company of three subsidiaries, each with its own management team: Solomon Energy Inc., Solomon Energy Advisors LLC, and Solomon Community Solar LLC. Additionally he is the Executive Chairman of Oasis Charger Corporation d/b/a Juice Bar EV, a manufacturer and distributor of electric vehicle charger stations. Mr. Mayer also serves on the board of two privately held companies; Photobucket Inc. and Sperian Energy Inc., and as Advisor to and venture partner of Oak Investment Partners. Mr. Mayer holds a B.A. from Yale University and an L.L.B. from New York University.