Learn more about our company founders

Larry Longhurst

President of PTEK

Larry Longhurst, President of PTEK, received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Brigham Young University and his MBA from Gonzaga University. With over 7 years of high tech manufacturing experience as a Manufacturing Engineer and over 5 years as a Business Development Manager for Diebold Inc., he has applied his understanding of manufacturing operations, business systems, and business development to build strong relationships with vendors and customers in technological industries. Larry has been recognized as Rookie of the Year in 2003 at Diebold and has attained honors including Achievement Council, Masters Circle, and Circle of Excellence by selling nearly $70M in equipment and services in the last ten years.

Karl Warnick

Karl Warnick received his B.S. with University Honors and Ph.D. from Brigham Young University and has served as a faculty member and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and visiting Professor in Germany. He has published several scientific articles and conference papers on electromagnetic theory, numerical methods, remote sensing, antenna applications, phased arrays, biomedical devices, and inverse scattering as well as authored three technical textbooks. Karl has received several recognitions including a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Outstanding Faculty Member Award, the BYU Young Scholar Award, and the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology Excellence in Scholarship Award. As a member of the Antennas and Propagation Society and Senior Associate Editor of the IEEE Transaction on Propagation and Antennas, Karl provides acute technological insight to PTEK.

G. Russell Warnick

G. Russell Warnick has served as Director of a US Army Referral Laboratory and Director of Lipoprotein Core Laboratory at the University of Washington in Seattle. He founded and served as President of Pacific Biometrics and established the Pacific Biometrics Research Foundation. He holds bachelors and masters degrees from Utah State University and a MBA from City University of Seattle and has authored major clinical chemistry handbooks, textbooks, and over 200 publications in fields of lipids and osteoporosis.

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