KushCo Holdings – Management Team & Directors
Nick Kovacevich – Chief Executive Officer
In his role as CEO for KushCo, Nick directs all business relations and financial strategy for the company. Nick also oversees the organization’s senior management team. Nick has been integral in making critical strategic, growth, and financial decisions since the company’s inception. Nick holds a Bachelor of Science from Southwest Baptist University where he studied Sports Management and earned Academic All-American honors. While at SBU, Nick played small forward for the men’s basketball team, leading the Bearcats to the Sweet 16.
Jim McCormick – Chief Financial Officer and COO
On August 1, 2017, Jim McCormick, was appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his appointment, from 2016 through 2017, Mr. McCormick served as a management consultant in the consumer goods sector including companies operating within the cannabis industry. From 2014 through 2016, Mr. McCormick served as the Chief Financial Officer of Electronic Cigarettes Group International, a Grand Rapids, Michigan based electronic cigarette marketing and distribution company. Prior to this Mr. McCormick served as the Chief Financial Officer of the corporate services division of Sodexo North America, a global provider of food and facilities management services. In addition, Mr. McCormick held multiple international Chief Financial Officer roles as a member of British American Tobacco, the second largest international tobacco company, where he was employed from 1992 through 2008.
Jason Vegotsky – President
Before becoming President of KushCo, Vegotsky was the cofounder of Summit Innovations. In his current role, he leads a team of over 45 people. Vegotsky is responsible for helping the company grow its physical presence. He earned a BA in economics from Bucknell University.
Rodrigo de Oliveira – Vice President of Operations
In his role as Vice President of Operations, de Oliveira leads the company’s manufacturing, operations, logistics, and supply chain efforts. He has nearly two decades of experience in global supply chain and operations. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in businesses administration from Universidade Mackenzie in Brazil.
Edd Pratt – Executive Vice President
Pratt started with the company as Vice President of Sales in February 2017, but he now holds the role of Executive Vice President. He has more than 30 years of experience in operations, business development, and sales. Prior to joining KushCo, he was the COO at Wizard International.
Steve Hwang – President of Koleto Packaging Solutions
Hwang serves as the President of KushCo’s Koleto Packaging Solutions division. In this role, he leads Koleto’s team of project managers and engineers. Previously, he was the Director of Innovation Technology at Samsung Electronics America.
Significant Insider Ownership
CEO Nick Kovacevich
Chairman Dallas Imbimbo
Director Eric Baum
130K options with a weighted average exercise price of $2.06
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