David KimPresident and CEO
David Kim oversees strategic aspects of CTL’s Domestic and International operations. As a student at Portland State University in Oregon and a former engineer, David founded CTL in 1989. He has subsequently grown CTL from a company started in his garage in Portland to a global corporation with offices in Washington, Oregon and Asia.
Because he successfully developed CTL into the industry leader it is today, David has gained recognition for excellence in his field as winner of several prestigious awards. In both 1998 and 2000, David was awarded the Deloitte and Touche ”Fast 50” award for the company’s growth. In 2000, David received the highly esteemed Federal Executive Board MBOC Vendor of the Year Award for CTL’s outstanding service to a government agency. David divides his time among CTL’s facilities in the U.S. and Asia.
Erik StromquistChief Operating Officer
Erik Stromquist is an entrepreneur, technology trend watcher and business leader with a knack for building mutually beneficial alliances in the business, education and entertainment fields. At his day job, Erik oversees domestic and international operations for CTL. In his capacity as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the company, he also serves daily in a strategic and tactical capacity as the decision maker in product procurement, mergers and acquisitions and sustainable business partnerships as they relate to end-of-life electronics recycling and reuse. He is a licensed CPA in Oregon.
In his spare time, Erik also owns and operates his own independent recording label, Institution Records, and lends his expertise as a board member to the Washington Material Management and Financing Authority, the Intel Premier Provider Board of Advisors and the Western Oregon State Foundation Board of Trustees. For his professional and personal accomplishments, Erik was named in 2009 to the Portland Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” bestowed on business leaders in the city under the age of 40 deemed to be “rising stars.”
John StromquistChief Financial Officer
As CFO, John Stromquist directs CTL's budget and cost controls, and is in charge of financial analysis, accounting practices and reports. John analyzes and interprets financial data and recommends changes to improve systems and financial performance. Additionally, John manages all finance and accounting personnel and operations including financial system.
John Graduated from the University of Oregon in 1994 with a BS in Accounting and Finance. He began his career with United Grocers where he started as an Equity Accountant and was later promoted to Accountant for United Grocers 250 Million Dollar Cash and Carry Division. In 1997, John became a Staff Accountant for Bashar, Johnson and Co, PC, Certified Public Accountants where he worked on Corporate Audits, Reviews, Compilation and Corporate Taxation. In 1999, John became the Corporate Controller for CTL. John was promoted to CFO in 2003. John is a CPA and is a member of both the American Institute of CPA's and the Oregon Society of CPA's.
Mike MahanayGM of Sales and Marketing
As the General Manager of Sales and Marketing for CTL, Mike Mahanay directs all aspects of Sales and Marketing, and is involved in the development and pricing of products. He also oversees the company’s technical support and production departments and works closely with the operational departments on a day-to-day basis. A native Oregonian, Mike graduated from the University of Oregon with a double major in Economics and Psychology.
He began his professional career in the sales department for Russell Stover, and soon joined Russell Stover’s International Division, where he coordinated the company’s initial product launch into the Western Canada Provinces. Mike returned to the U.S. as a District Manager and joined CTL in 1999 as Marketing Manager. Mike is the former Chair of the Western Oregon University Foundation Board of Trustees, the former Chair of the WOU Foundation Executive Committee and member of the WOU Foundation Finance Committee. Mike is a member of the American Marketing Association and has served on the Board of Directors of Retronics LLC. Mike has also served as a member of the State of Oregon DEQ evaluation committee for the Oregon E-Waste contractor program.
Stephen MollDirector of Operations
Stephen Moll directs all facets of CTL operations including production, technical support, systems integration and procurement. Stephen is also responsible for the integrity and control of inventory.
Stephen began his career at Copeland Lumber, where he worked in company operations, before joining CTL in 1992 to head up CTL’s Customer Service Department. Since that time Stephen has moved up to be CTL’s Operations Manager.