Governance at a Glance

Chair
Member
Board Members Audit Compensation Nominating and Corporate Governance

Jesus Quintero

Edward Manolos

Marco Guerrero

Tad Mailander

Jesus Quintero

Jesus Quintero

From January 2013 to September 2014, Mr. Quintero served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Brazil Interactive Media, Inc. From 2011 to the present, Mr. Quintero has served as a financial consultant to several multi-million dollar businesses in South Florida. He has extensive experience in public company reporting and SEC/SOX compliance and held senior finance positions with Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), Latin Node, Inc., Globetel Communications Corp. (AMEX: GTE), and Telefonica of Spain. His prior experience also includes tenure with Price Waterhouse and Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Quintero earned a B.S. in Accounting from St. John's University and is a certified public accountant.

Edward Manolos

Edward Manolos

Edward Manolos opened the very first Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Los Angeles County in 2004 called CMCA. He is also credited with starting Los Angeles' first Medical Marijuana farmer's market referred to as "The California Heritage Farmer's Market," which attracted local and international media attention and was the first of its kind.

Mr. Manolos is also the founder of many successful companies, such as Everest Biosynthesis Group and Natural Plant Extracts USA (NPE), a leading producer of pharmaceutical grade CBD that holds the largest market share in the USA. He also Co-founded Ocen Communications Inc. in 1997 (NASDAQ: OCEN), an Asia-focused internet communications service provider transmitting voice, fax, and data communications for consumers, carriers and corporations. His diverse entrepreneurial focus led him on to launch the KIWIBERRI Frozen yogurt franchise in 2005. The company is a California-based frozen yogurt franchised that has opened several locations throughout Los Angeles, Nevada, and Florida.

Mr. Manolos has provided consulting services to several companies and has helped them obtain marijuana retail and production licenses in California and Washington, including Cannabis Strategic Ventures (OTC: NUGS). He graduated from the University of California Riverside with a double major in Computer Science and Business Management.

Marco Guerrero

Marco Guerrero

Mr. Guerrero holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a post graduate degree in Controllership from Instituto Presbiteriano Mackenzie, in Brazil. He studied in the UK and worked for several years in the USA in partnership with reinsurance agents. He is a professional executive with more than 20 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance. He is the co-founder of Truster Brasil, a reputable reinsurance company specializing in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Tad Mailander

Tad Mailander

Mr. Mailander serves as independent director. Mr. Mailander is an attorney licensed to practice before all of the Courts in the State of California. Mr. Mailander has been in practice since 1991 and is a member of the State Bar of California, the bars of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.