||Bernard Asher: Bernie has more than 25 years experience
within the software, consulting, and manufacturing sectors. In addition
to experience at AO Smith, Cimlinc, and Coopers & Lybrand, he was
president of TomaHawk II, a publicly-traded digital imaging company,
president of Real World Technology, a company providing shop floor
automation software, and president of HotSamba, a company in the
"e" business-to-business space. Bernie holds a B.S. in Marketing
from the University of Illinois.