Mr. Bekker, founded Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. in 1984 and serves as its President. Mr. Bekker has detailed firsthand experience in building an extremely successful global offshore/marine manufacturing company from the ground up, which has been based in Houston for over 30 years. Mr. Bekker is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). He is a Graduate of the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, holding a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering.