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.


Jim McCormick
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Jim McCormick has extensive CFO and general management 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 & COO, Jim McCormick leads finance, supply chain, and operations for the company. 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.


Jason Vegotsky
President

Jason Vegotsky is an entrepreneur with an extensive background in sales and business development. Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Bucknell University. Prior to Kush Bottles, Vegotsky was the co-founder of Summit Innovations, Inc., and the driver of the company’s business development. He helped lead the company by expanding the business to over 600+ customers & 25 employees in its first year of operations.

As President leading the company’s main business unit, Jason Vegotsky leads a team of over 45 sales professionals, operations, shared services, project management, and is responsible for expanding our physical presence nationwide in every major cannabis market.


Edd Pratt
Executive Vice President

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 started with Kush Bottles as Vice President of Sales but has been recently promoted to Executive Vice President. In this role, Edd will lead domestic and international distribution, increasing Kush Bottles footprint in all major cannabis markets as well as strategic international partnerships.


Rodrigo de Oliveira
Vice President of Operations

With over 18 years of experience in global supply chain and operations, Rodrigo has expertise in steering businesses to meet and exceed KPI’s. Rodrigo earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Universidade Mackenzie in Brazil. His background comes from numerous years of multisite operations and warehouses, both domestic and international, at companies including Oakley, General Electric, Brightstar Corporation and Nike Accessories.

As Vice President of Operations, Rodrigo oversees manufacturing, operations, global supply chain and logistics. He will lead our sourcing and operations teams across our five facilities in California, Washington, Colorado and Massachusetts. Rodrigo will continue to expand Kush Bottles footprint in all major markets of cannabis.

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

Eric Baum
Eric Baum
Board Member

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

Barbara Goodstein
Barbara Goodstein
Board Member

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

Donald H. Hunter
Donald H. Hunter
Board Member

Chairman of the Audit Commitee, The LGL Group, Inc.
Chairman of the Strategic Committee, The LGL Group, Inc.
Board Member, The LGL Group, Inc.
Founder, Donald Hunter, LLC.

Dallas Imbimbo
Dallas Imbimbo
Board Member

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