Ionatron’s CEO cites firm’s significance to Tucson
By Jack Gillum
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Tucson-based Ionatron Inc., a defense contractor that develops directed-energy weapons, is one of the Old Pueblo’s few publicly traded companies.
The price of the company’s shares, traded on the Nasdaq stock exchange, closed Friday at $2.94 per share, near the 52-week low of $2.65.
The company’s headquarters is near East Ajo Way and South Alvernon Way, where it has about 85 employees. Earlier this month, President and CEO Dana Marshall was appointed chairman of the board.
Here are condensed excerpts from an interview with Marshall on Friday.
Q What is Ionatron’s significance to Tucson?