DataCard Corporation announced today that Michael J. Schnaus has accepted the position of Vice President of Corporate Development. Schnaus joins DataCard after six years with Alliant Techsystems, where he most recently served as Director of Business Development.
“Mike brings 20 years of experience and success in mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance,” said Glenn Highland, DataCardâs president and CEO. “His knowledge and abilities will help us make good strategic and profitable decisions as we continue to grow the company.”
While at Alliant Techsystems, Schnaus was responsible for all aspects of the companyâs mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activitiesâincluding acquisition candidate searches, strategic assessments, financial analysis, negotiations, due diligence and integration activities.
Before joining Alliant Techsystems, Schnaus served in a number of business development, investment banking and finance positions for Talley Industries, Republic Corporation, the Ryder, Stillwell consulting firm and Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.
Schnaus also serves on the board of directors for Doolittles Restaurants and the Notre Dame Club of Minnesota. He earned an M.B.A. from UCLA and a B.A. in accounting from Notre Dame.
DataCard Corporation, a privately held company based in Minneapolis, Minn., is a world leader in innovative plastic card solutions. The company offers a spectrum of card-related products and services, including digital photo ID systems, badging services, card personalization systems, systems integration services and transaction terminals.Details