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Arista Power
1999 Mt. Read Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14615

Executive Team

William A. Schmitz

William A. Schmitz – Chief Executive Officer

Chief 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

Molly Hedges – Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary

Chief 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

Adeeb Saba – Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Adeeb Saba is responsible for all operations-related matters for Arista Power, including sales and installations of our Power on Demand systems and projects for the U.S. Army. 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.