Leadership

Executive Team

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Nick Kovacevich
Chief Executive Officer

In his role as CEO for Kush Bottles, 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.

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Ben Wu
President & Chief Operating Officer

Ben Wu brings to Kush Bottles valuable experience in managing small, rapidly growing businesses. Prior to joining Kush Bottles, Ben served as a Vice President at Wedbush Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on acquiring professionalizing and accelerating the growth of small entrepreneur owned companies. He is very familiar with a broad range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, branded consumer products and packaging.

Ben joined Kush Bottles in February 2014 and has been instrumental in the development of the Company.


Jim McCormick
Chief Financial Officer

Jim McCormick has extensive CFO experience and has demonstrated financial and strategic leadership in his previous roles in the cannabis and tobacco industries. Mr. McCormick spent the majority of his career at British American Tobacco where he held multiple general management and CFO roles internationally over his sixteen-year tenure with the firm. Prior to this role, he was CFO at Electronic Cigarettes Group International.

In his role as CFO, Jim McCormick leads all financial operations. He is also responsible for managing liquidity, balance sheet risk, and capital market transactions to ensure Kush Bottles remains well positioned to capitalize on growth opportunities.


Edd Pratt
VP of Sales & Operations

Edd brings more than 30 years of sales, business development, and operations experience with several engineering and high-tech professional services companies. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Wizard International, a provider of innovative and affordable solutions to the custom framing industry.

Edd joined Kush Bottles in February 2017. He leads all sales and operations efforts and is responsible for expanding our physical sales presence nationwide into every major market.

Board of Directors

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Nick Kovacevich
Chairman

Co-Founder & CEO, Kush Bottles
Co-Founder & Board Director, BigRentz
Founding Partner, 3 Kings Ventures

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Dallas Imbimbo
Board Member

Co-Founder, Kush Bottles
Co-Founder, BigRentz
Founder, PackMyDorm
Founding Partner, 3 Kings Ventures


Eric Baum
Board Member

Managing Director, Solidea Capital
Managing Director, Acquis Consulting
Founding Partner, Summit Holdings

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Barbara Goodstein
Board Member

CEO, TIGER 21
Board Member, Manning & Napier
Board Member, God’s Love We Deliver