DRI Corporation

Friday, November 16, 2007

David L. Turney

Chairman, President & CEO

David L. Turney, age 63, has been the Company’s Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer since May 1998 and a Company director since May 1996. Mr. Turney was co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Robinson Turney International, Inc., which was merged into the Company in April 1998. A consulting firm, RTI engaged in business development, marketing services, advisory services, and merger, acquisition and financing assignments for selected clients. Until the merger, the Company was an RTI client; all RTI clients were in the transit and transportation equipment industries. From March 1994 to December 1995, Mr. Turney was also engaged in strategic planning and development consulting services for his former employer, Mark IV Industries, Inc., an NYSE® listed company prior to its acquisition by a private investor. Mr. Turney founded the Mark IV Transportation Products Group, a group of nine companies, subsidiaries and operating units serving transit and transportation markets worldwide, and served as its Group Executive from February 1991 to February 1994. From 1984 to 1991, Mr. Turney was President of the Luminator division of Gulton Industries, Inc., which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Mark IV in 1987. Prior to 1984, he served in various managerial and engineering capacities in four corporations spanning the telecommunications, industrial hard goods, consumer electronics and electromagnetic components industries. Mr. Turney is active in APTA. A former chair of APTA’s Business Members’ group, he presently serves on the APTA Business Members’ Board of Governors, as well as other industry elected and appointed positions. Mr. Turney received his B.S. degree in industrial management from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and he has participated in numerous postgraduate study courses in finance, mergers and acquisitions, public company administration, and operations.