William J. Caragol, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer
William J. Caragol was appointed Chairman and CEO of PositiveID in 2011, and has served as the company's president since its inception. Mr. Caragol was also CFO of PositiveID from 2007 to 2011, and was previously president and CFO of VeriChip Corporation. Mr. Caragol also served as Steel Vault Corporation's CEO, president and a member of its board of directors. From July 2005 to August 2006, he served as the chief financial officer of Government Telecommunications, Inc., a company under common control with PositiveID at the time. From December 2003 to June 2005, Mr. Caragol was the vice president of business development and chief financial officer of Millivision Technologies, a technology company focused on security applications. Prior to his role at Millivision Technologies, Mr. Caragol was a consulting partner with East Wind Partners LLP, a technology and telecommunications consulting company, in Washington, D.C, and spent eight years at Deloitte and Touche. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and graduated from the Washington & Lee University with a bachelor of science in Administration and Accounting.
Lyle L. Probst, President
Lyle L. Probst has over 10 years of program management experience at MicroFluidic Systems and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), including a series of biodetection programs such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology (S&T) BAND program, development and deployment of BioWatch Generation 1 at LLNL, and principal investigator/developer of the high-throughput BioWatch mobile laboratory at SAIC. Mr. Probst was previously the Director of Capillary Electrophoresis and Director of Chemistries at the Joint Genome Institute. He holds a B.S. in Biology and an M.B.A in Executive Management.
Allison Tomek, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Allison Tomek joined PositiveID in January 2007 and has served as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications since January 2009. Ms. Tomek was previously Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Applied Digital Solutions, Inc. and Digital Angel Corporation, a majority-owned subsidiary. Prior to joining the Applied Digital family of companies, Ms. Tomek was Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of Andrx Corporation, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor. Ms. Tomek holds a B.S. in News/Editorial from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado in Boulder.