William A. Schmitz – Chief Executive OfficerChief Executive Officer
William A. Schmitz joined Arista Power when the company went public in November 2009. Mr. Schmitz brings an extensive management and engineering background to Arista. Read More
From 2002 until joining Arista Power in 2009, Mr. Schmitz served as chief operating officer of Ultralife Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of power and communications systems worldwide. During his tenure there, Ultralife’s annual revenues increased from $32.5 million to $254 million.
Prior to joining Ultralife, Mr. Schmitz served as director of new product development for Bausch & Lomb’s Global Eyewear business, which included the Ray-Ban brand, from 1995 to 1999.
Mr. Schmitz holds an M.S. in Operations Management from the University of Rochester and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Molly Hedges – Chief Financial Officer & Corporate SecretaryChief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Ms. Hedges is responsible for the oversight and management of all accounting and financial matters of Arista Power. She was appointed to this executive position on March 1, 2010. Read More
Prior to joining Arista Power, Ms. Hedges served as Vice President of Finance and Controller at Ultralife Corporation, where she also formerly served as the Director of Finance and Vice President, Supply Chain.
Ms. Hedges holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ithaca College.
Adeeb Saba – VP of OperationsVice President of Operations
Adeeb Saba is responsible for gearing up Arista Power’s production in response to the strong demand the company is experiencing for its turbines. Prior to joining Arista, Mr. Saba was vice president of manufacturing for Ultralife Corporation. Read More
During his tenure at Ultralife, as well as previous positions at Titmus Corporation and Bausch & Lomb, he developed an expertise in the areas of engineering, procuring components, manufacturing and quality control. Mr. Saba is known for his metric-based approach to production. This approach continuously focuses not only on reliable production and timely delivery of products but also on margins, cost control, company financial performance and quality.
Mr. Saba holds a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology.