CTL Leadership Team



David Kim, President and CEO

David Kim

President 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 a 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 Stromquist CTL COO

Erik Stromquist


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 President, 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. Erik has degrees in Accounting and Finance from the University of Oregon and will receive a certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University in 2016. Erik 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 Stromquist, CFO

John Stromquist

Chief 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 Mahanay, CTL Chief Marketing Officer

Mike Mahanay

Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Mike Mahanay is the Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at CTL Corporation. As CMO, Mike leads CTL’s marketing efforts, including demand generation, communications, strategic events and branding for one of the world’s leading Education Chromebook brands.

He has more than 20 years of international sales and marketing, leadership and brand management experience. Prior to joining CTL, he spent six years at Russell Stover and Whitman’s Candies, where he helped lead the company’s international expansion as Western Canada Division Manager, establishing Russell Stover as one of Canada’s leading consumer packaged goods brands.

Mike has a passion about the transformative potential of technology in education and has served as both a Trustee and as the Chair of the Western Oregon University Foundation.

He graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. double major in economics and psychology, holds a Certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the CMO Council and has served on the Board of Directors of Glow Networks and Retronics Corporation. Mike has also served as a member of the State of Oregon DEQ evaluation committee for the Oregon E-Waste contractor program.





Stephen Moll, Director of Operations

Stephen Moll

Vice President of Purchasing and Operations

Stephen Moll directs all facets of CTL operations including warehouse operations, shipping, 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.







Jeremy Burnett, Director of Engineering

Jeremy Burnett

Director of Engineering

Jeremy Burnett directs CTL production, technical support, research and development and engineering teams.



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