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Brandon Stump : Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Brandon Stump

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Mr. Stump was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on April 26, 2019 in connection with the Share Exchange. Mr. Stump is a co-founder of Charlie’s, and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Charlie’s since its inception in 2014. Prior to co-founding Charlie’s, Mr. Stump co-founded his first business, the Ohio House in 2011, with his brother Ryan Stump. Since then, he has gone on to co-found both The Chadwick House and Buckeye Recovery Network, both established in 2017, as well as The Mend California, established in 2018. These programs provide a continuum of care and services to men and women from the country promoting emotional, physical and spiritual development.

As a co-founder of Charlie’s, the Board of Directors believes that Mr. Stump’s substantial entrepreneurial, marketing, sales and industry experience provide the Board with valuable expertise that will assist the Company in continuing to grow its revenue and to enter into new markets for its products.

Ryan Stump : Chief Operating Officer and Director

Ryan Stump

Chief Operating Officer and Director

Mr. Stump was appointed as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer on April 26, 2019 in connection with the Share Exchange. Mr. Stump has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Charlie’s since 2014, during which time he has been responsible for all global operations of Charlie’s. Prior to joining Charlie’s, Mr. Stump worked as an Associate Territory Manager and then as a Territory Manager for ConMed, a medical sales device company, from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Stump also co-founded and continues to be engaged with multiple companies, including The Ohio House since 2011, the Buckeye Recovery Network since 2017, and The Mend California since 2018. Mr. Stump earned a B.S. and B.A. in Sports Marketing and Marketing from Duquesne University.

The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Stump’s experience operating high growth companies, as well as entrepreneurial experience, will be valuable to the Board as it manages the Company’s anticipated continued growth.

David Allen : Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

David Allen

Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Mr. Allen was appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer on April 26, 2019, upon consummation of the Share Exchange. Mr. Allen brings over 22 years of experience as the Chief Financial Officer of public companies. From September 2018 to May 2019, Mr. Allen served as Chief Financial Officer of Iconic Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: ICNB). Prior to that, from December 2014 to January 2018, Mr. Allen served as the Chief Financial Officer of WPCS International, Inc., a design-build engineering firm focused on the deployment of wireless networks and related services. WPCS International was listed on Nasdaq, and Mr. Allen oversaw its financial reporting obligations and SEC compliance. From June 2006 to June 2013, Mr. Allen served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration at Converted Organics, Inc., a company organized to convert food waste into organic fertilizer. At Converted Organics, he was responsible for SEC reporting, audit, insurance and taxes. In June 2019, Mr. Allen was appointed to the Board of Directors and serves as audit committee chairman of MariMed, Inc. (OTC:MRMD). Mr. Allen is a licensed CPA and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Bentley College.

Adam Mirkovich : Chief Information Officer

Adam Mirkovich

Chief Information Officer

Mr. Mirkovich was appointed as the Company’s Chief Information Officer on May 20, 2019. Mr. Mirkovich has over a decade of experience managing supply chains for consumer products. Mr. Mirkovich has served as an independent management consultant specializing in building and optimizing value chains for startups and growth stage companies in the beverage, nicotine vape, and nutritional supplements industries since 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mirkovich served as the Chief Operating Officer of Orchid Ventures, Inc. (CSE:ORCD), a multi-state premium cannabis vape company, from September 2018 to April 2019. From December 2014 to February 2016, Mr. Mirkovich served as the Director of Supply Chain and Operations at Space Jam Juice, LLC, a distributor of premium vapor products. From November 2010 to April 2013, Mr. Mirkovich served as the Product Lifecycle Management (“ PLM ”) Program Manager for Niagara Bottling, LLC, a leading bottled water manufacturer. While there, he led the product revision, introduction, and discontinuance practices for customers’ private labeled water, flavored, and carbonated beverages. Prior to his role in PLM Management, Mr. Mirkovich served as a member of the Supply Chain Logistics team at Niagara Bottling, providing strategic support of company expansion activities and tactical support of purchasing, production planning, and multi-region logistics in North American operations. Mr. Mirkovich earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Economics from Chapman University.

Board Of Directors

Brandon Stump : Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Brandon Stump

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Mr. Stump was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on April 26, 2019 in connection with the Share Exchange. Mr. Stump is a co-founder of Charlie’s, and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Charlie’s since its inception in 2014. Prior to co-founding Charlie’s, Mr. Stump co-founded his first business, the Ohio House in 2011, with his brother Ryan Stump. Since then, he has gone on to co-found both The Chadwick House and Buckeye Recovery Network, both established in 2017, as well as The Mend California, established in 2018. These programs provide a continuum of care and services to men and women from the country promoting emotional, physical and spiritual development.

As a co-founder of Charlie’s, the Board of Directors believes that Mr. Stump’s substantial entrepreneurial, marketing, sales and industry experience provide the Board with valuable expertise that will assist the Company in continuing to grow its revenue and to enter into new markets for its products.

Ryan Stump : Chief Operating Officer and Director

Ryan Stump

Chief Operating Officer and Director

Mr. Stump was appointed as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer on April 26, 2019 in connection with the Share Exchange. Mr. Stump has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Charlie’s since 2014, during which time he has been responsible for all global operations of Charlie’s. Prior to joining Charlie’s, Mr. Stump worked as an Associate Territory Manager and then as a Territory Manager for ConMed, a medical sales device company, from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Stump also co-founded and continues to be engaged with multiple companies, including The Ohio House since 2011, the Buckeye Recovery Network since 2017, and The Mend California since 2018. Mr. Stump earned a B.S. and B.A. in Sports Marketing and Marketing from Duquesne University.

The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Stump’s experience operating high growth companies, as well as entrepreneurial experience, will be valuable to the Board as it manages the Company’s anticipated continued growth.

Jeffrey Fox : Independent Director

Jeffrey Fox

Independent Director

Mr. Fox has been a leading business strategist, brand marketing authority and general management executive for some of the world's largest restaurant and consumer companies including roles as Chief Brand & Concept Officer for Pizza Hut, Co-founder of Collider LLC, a cultural marketing strategy firm, Managing Director of the California office of advertising agency Foote, Cone and Belding (FCB), various positions with the Yum! Brands and within Sony's interactive and PlayStation video game divisions, and Hill & Knowlton Public Relations. Jeff is currently a member of two board of directors -- Cicis Pizza and Flix Brewhouse. Jeff holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism from San Diego State University and received a master's degree in Mass Communications from California State University, Northridge.

Scot Cohen : Independent Director

Scot Cohen

Independent Director

Mr. Cohen was appointed to the Board in March 2013 and is the Founder and Managing Partner of V3 Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on early-stage companies primarily in the consumer products industry, and Co-Manager of Red Fortune Fund, aprivate equity fund based in Hong Kong. Mr. Cohen also is the Founder of Petro River Oil, LLC and Chairman of Petro River Oil Corp. (OTCBB: PTRC), a publicly traded oil and gas producer with assets in Kansas and Oklahoma, and Petro Spring, a global oil and gas technology solutions provider. Prior to creating V3 Capital Partners, Mr. Cohen was the Founder and Managing Partner at Iroquois Capital Opportunity Fund, a special situations private equity investment fund, and a Co-Founder of Iroquois Capital, a hedge fund with investments in small and micro-cap private and public companies. Mr. Cohen currently serves as a director on the Board of Directors of Wrap Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WRTC), and is active in philanthropic activities with numerous charities including the Jewish Enrichment Council. Mr. Cohen received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University in 1991.

The Board of Directors believes Mr. Cohen’s success with multiple private investment firms, his extensive contacts within the investment community, and his financial expertise will assist the Company’s efforts to expand and to implement its business plan.

Keith Stump : Director

Keith Stump

Director

Mr. Stump has over 35 years of sales and management experience. He joined Charlie’s in January 2018 as a Strategic Advisor, where he has predominantly focused on sales, marketing and scaling the business, including through organizational alignments, process improvement, leadership/management training and development. Prior to joining Charlie’s , Mr. Stump served as a partner and Vice President of Sales in Blue Technologies, Inc., an office technology and Managed IT Service provider headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, which he co-founded in 1995. While at Blue Technologies, Inc., Mr. Stump was responsible for the sales performance of the company’s five divisions, along with operational oversight. His duties included P&L responsibility for all product divisions, leadership training and development, new product and service offerings, enterprise account selling, amongst other duties. Mr. Stump was instrumental in helping Blue Technologies, Inc. become one of the Top 10 Konica Minolta providers in the country, as well as one of the Top 75 Office Technologies Dealers in the United States. Mr. Stump serves on several not-for-profit boards, which serve those in recovery from addiction and developmental disabilities.

The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Stump’s sales, marketing, management experience and industry experience, as well as entrepreneurial experience, will be valuable to the Board as it manages the Company’s anticipated continued growth.