Cathy Hill
Cathy HillCEO & Co-Founder
Cathy Hill is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of HOBI International, Inc. As the founding member of HOBI’s board, Cathy has overseen the growth both operationally and strategically. She continues to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of HOBI’s Batavia facility. Cathy personally oversees contract negotiations as well as relationships with most of HOBI’s large clientele. Before collaborating with Craig Boswell on the business plan for HOBI, Cathy’s experience included both sales and management in Illinois and Arkansas. Cathy was educated in Naperville, IL, receiving her B.A. summa cum laude in international business from North Central College. She also completed her degree at the Alliance Francaise in Paris, France, receiving Mention Honorable.
Craig Boswell
Craig BoswellPresident & Co-Founder
Craig Boswell is co-founder and President of HOBI International, Inc. In this capacity, Craig has been extensively involved in the design, development, and deployment of electronics demanufacturing and recycling techniques. Craig’s background includes nine years experience as an electrical engineer for Texas Instruments, Inc. As a member of Texas Instrument’s engineering staff, Craig managed electronics design projects and was extensively involved in development and deployment of electronics manufacturing techniques. Craig holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. In addition to his managerial duties, Craig is HOBI’s chief industry consultant on demanufacturing, design for disassembly, and reverse logistics programs. Craig has published and presented numerous papers on the recycling of electronic products and the keys to designing more recyclable products.

Board of Directors

Roger Bryant
Roger BryantDirector
Mr. Bryant is currently a Founder and Partner of Co-Partners, LLC, a business consulting firm, and also serves as the Chairman of the Board of FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation, a publicly traded company on the NYSE:MKT exchange.

Prior positions include Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Canmax, Inc., a publicly traded software development company, President of Network Data Corporation, President of Dresser Industries, Inc., Wayne Division, President of Schlumberger Limited, Retail Petroleum Systems Division, U.S.A., and President of Autogas Systems, Inc., the developer of “Pay-at-the-Pump” technology for the retail petroleum industry. Mr. Bryant holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama, and has served on the board of directors of more than ten private and public companies.

Craig Holmes
Craig HolmesDirector
Craig has more than 25 years of experience providing financial, operational and executive management services to public and private companies including Intervoice, Inc. (NASDAQ) and Excel Communications, Inc. (NYSE). He has served on the boards of not-for-profit organizations including The Dallas Summer Musicals and the UTD School of Management and has also served on the boards of several private companies. Craig started his career at Arthur Andersen LLP where he was ultimately promoted to partner. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas Tech University.
Antony Francis
Antony FrancisDirector
Antony is President of Lakehill Partners, a consulting firm specializing in business restructuring and supply chain consulting. He was previously President of ATC Logistics & Electronics, a $350 million forward and reverse third-party logistics and test and repair company with more than 2,700 employees. He successfully completed the sale to Genco in November 2010.

Previously, at Federal Express, after five years in finance, he was appointed vice president/general manager of the Logistics and Electronic Commerce Division for Federal Express Europe, Middle East and Africa, providing forward and reverse logistics solutions principally to technology companies. He was awarded FedEx’s coveted 5-Star Award for his work leading the company’s Global Duties & Taxes Steering Board.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of Reverse Logistics Group GmbH, the German based reverse logistics and recycling group. He is also an advisor to Precyse Technologies, Inc. Antony is Chairman of the Board of the Blue Candlelight Music Series in Dallas.

Management Team

Jack Johnson
Jack JohnsonV.P. of Sales & Marketing
Jack is a 22-year veteran of the high tech and communications industry. He has extensive experience in direct sales, channel sales, marketing, and finance. Mr. Johnson is responsible for supply side client acquisition, as well as direct and indirect sales. Prior to joining HOBI Jack managed a national sales organization at Telligent Systems, a social networking start-up, and spent 18 years at Nortel Networks, most recently managing wireless sales organizations selling to major US carriers.

Jack earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas Tech University and a master’s in corporate finance from the University of Dallas.

Don Simms
Don SimmsDirector of Operations
Don is Director of Operations for HOBI International, Inc. In this role, Don is responsible for day-to-day operations and development and implementation of strategies and processes to improve operational effectiveness. He has more than 20 years experience in manufacturing, logistics and project management with the last 14 years at Nokia. In Nokia, Don held various leadership roles in manufacturing engineering and operations and was a member of several global teams. He supported a number of start-ups including operations in Mexico and Brazil. Don holds a B.S. in industrial technology from the University of North Texas.
Jason Radakovich
Jason RadakovichDirector of Purchasing
Jason is the Director of Purchasing for HOBI International, Inc. and works out of the Batavia, IL facility. Jason has 21 years of direct industry experience in the purchasing and remarketing of information technology assets. His primary focus is developing purchasing models and sales channels for our clients’ surplus IT equipment. Jason holds a BA and MBA from Knox College.