Mark Patterson, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Mr. Patterson has served as the Chairman and CEO of Boomerang since 2010. Prior to joining Boomerang, Mr. Patterson served as Managing Director and the Head of Real Estate Global Principal Investments at Merrill Lynch, where he oversaw the real estate principal investing activities of Merrill Lynch. Mark joined Merrill Lynch in April 2005 as the Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking and in 2006 also became the Co-Head of Global Commercial Real Estate which encompassed real estate investment banking, principal investing and mortgage debt. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mark served as Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking at Citigroup for 9 years.
Chris Mulvihill, President, Director & Co-Founder
Mr. Mulvihill joined Boomerang as its President in 2007, and has led Company to complete the world's first automated self storage system, as well as the devlopment of its revolutionary RoboticValet parking technology. Prior to joining Boomerang, Mr. Mulvihill served as the Director of Business Development for the Golf Division of The Active Network, which purchased Tee Time King, Inc., a Internet-base tee time reservation system, which he founded in 2002 and grew to become the largest provider of golf reservation software systems to municipalities in the US. Chris earned his B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University.
David Koch, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. David K. Koch serves as Chief Operating Officer of Boomerang Systems. Previously, Mr. Koch served as Market Development Director at Dematic. As Vice President at ATI Corp., Mr. Koch grew revenues from $100K to over $10M in four years. He also co-founded and served as President of ESKAY Corporation (a JV with Daifuku Company Ltd.), which Mr. Koch grew to over $100M in annual revenues and successfully completed prestigious contracts with Intel as its key supplier in materials and handling. Mr. Koch was responsible for heading the Factory Automation and Distribution Automation department at Daifuku and ESKAY. Mr. Koch earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah.
Scott Shepherd, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Scott Shepherd has served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2012. Previously, he served as Plant Controller and Head of Human Resources at Boomerang from March 2011 to Dec 2011. Mr. Shepherd served as CFO for Daifuku America Corporation/Eskay Corporation for 8 years. He also served as corporate controller of the Komatsu Equipment Company. Mr. Shepherd has 15 years of management experience, 13 years of expertise in global, high technology, manufacturing, distribution, and led four successful mergers throughout his career. He has earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Utah and a B.A. in Accounting and a minor in Japanese also from the University of Utah.