Mark Tobin became an independent director of Qualstar Corporation in 2021. Mark brings more than 24 years of experience in finance, operations, and management to the board and will help guide the company as it pursues strategic global expansion through new product development and penetration into new markets. He is currently the CFO of Printronix, a leading global manufacturer of industrial printing solutions. Prior to this, he was executive vice president and CFO at solar technology company NanoFlex Power Corporation and served in various senior roles within the investment banking industry. After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, Mark started his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force—overseeing advanced technology development programs and representing the U.S. as a NATO delegate—ultimately achieving the rank of Major. He received an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and is a certified management accountant.