Surna Inc. Appoints Tim Keating Chairman of its Board of Directors
BOULDER, Colo., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), appointed Wall Street veteran Timothy J. Keating, 53, as the Chairman of its Board of Directors.
“Tim is a highly regarded capital markets thought leader,” said Surna (SRNA) CEO Trent Doucet. “As both a principal investor in private companies transitioning to public status, as well as a former CEO of a Nasdaq-listed company, Tim will bring a tremendous depth and breadth of experience to Surna and our Board as we execute our growth plan.”
I look forward to working with Trent and the entire Surna team to help the company achieve its full potential in the years to come – both at the operating level and as a public company.
Tim Keating, Surna Chairman
Timothy J. Keating
Keating brings more than 31 years of Wall Street experience, including 17 years as the principal owner of Keating Investments, LLC, to the Surna team. Keating Investments managed three investment funds, including two private funds and a publicly traded closed-end fund focused on pre-IPO investing, and Keating also served on the Equity Capital Formation Task Force, whose members consisted of leaders from America’s startup and small-capitalization company ecosystems. He is currently the President of Keating Wealth Management, LLC, a Denver-area investment firm serving high net worth investors and their families, with a particular focus on private business owners.
Keating is the chairman of the Denver chapter of Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs and has been widely quoted as an investment expert in national media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Barron’s, Investor’s Business Daily, The New York Times, USA Today, SmartMoney and the Venture Capital Journal. Keating is also the author of numerous white papers and publishes “The Behavioral Investor,” a monthly blog.
Keating is a cum laude graduate of Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Surna Inc. develops and markets novel energy and resource-efficient solutions, including the company’s signature water-cooled climate control platform, which meet the highly specific demands of the cannabis industry for temperature, humidity, light and process control. Surna’s solutions aim to improve the efficiency, reliability, and overall yield of controlled environment agriculture. Though many of its clients do, Surna neither produces nor sells cannabis. For more information about Surna, please visit www.surna.com.
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