Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> February 3, 2003

Martin Roenigk – Compudyne Corporation (cdcy)

MARTIN ALLEN ROENIGK is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compudyne Corporation. In 1965 he received his BA degree from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and his MBA in Finance and Accounting at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1967. Mr. Roenigk earned his CPA while working at Arthur Andersen & Co. in the late 1960s. After a stint in Vietnam courtesy of the U.S. Army, he joined the Travelers Corporation in 1970. The first half of his 23-year career at Travelers was involved with private placement, researching industrial credits throughout the US, and running the Public Bond and Preferred Stock departments for Travelers. The second half of his career was as Vice President ' Corporate Strategy and Research, where he was responsible for planning, operations research, acquisitions and divestitures and Director ' Dillon Read & Co. Mr. Roenigk's career ended with his participation in the late 1993 negotiation and sale of Travelers to what was then Primerica and is now Citigroup. In 1995, he sold a company he controlled, MicroAssembly Systems, to CompuDyne Corporation. As part of this transaction Mr. Roenigk and his partner, Alan Markowitz, put new capital into CompuDyne and he assumed the position of Chairman and CEO. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an update on CompuDyne?

Mr. Roenigk: CompuDyne is totally focused on public security,

where we operate in four primary areas. Our largest business is

in the