George A. Schapiro, Executive Vice President of APSF since October 2003, also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. He first served on the Board from 1985 to 1991. He has been active in strengthening the APSF Corporate Advisory Council since its inception and served in the late 1980s as Chairman of the APSF Development Committee. He is a management consultant to or a member of the Board of Directors of a number of technology companies, most of which concentrate in medical device businesses. From 1992 to 2001 he served as Interim CEO for six medical device, industrial technology, and biotech companies. From 1976 to 1991, he was President and CEO of Andros Incorporated, supplier of gas analyzers to the patient monitoring industry. From 1969 to 1976, he was with the Hewlett-Packard Company where from 1974 to 1976, he was responsible for the Patient Monitoring product line (now part of Philips Medical Systems) on a world-wide basis.