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Edison Nation Inc (EDNT.OQ)

EDNT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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18 Oct 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Ferguson

49 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Ferguson

57 2019 President, Treasurer

Brett Vroman

39 2019 Chief Financial Officer

Philip Anderson

50 2019 Chief Strategy Officer

Bruce Bennett

59 2017 Chief Product Officer

John Marchese

66 2017 Independent Director

Kevin O'Donnell

44 2019 Independent Director

Richard Williams

81 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Ferguson

Mr. Christopher B. Ferguson is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 2017. From July 2013 until July 2017, Mr. Ferguson served as Chief Executive Officer of SRM and Fergco. In 2010, Mr. Ferguson co-founded a company in the fiber network industry, FTE Networks. Inc. (FTNW:NYSEAMERICAN), and served as CEO of the company until June 2013. Mr. Ferguson remains a board member and stockholder of that company. In August 2001, Mr. Ferguson co-founded Mercer Staffing, and acted as its president until December 2007. In June 1995, Mr. Ferguson founded The Florio Group, a private equity investment company, with former New Jersey governor James J. Florio. From June 1995 to October 2001, Mr. Ferguson served as Managing Director of The Florio Group. From May 1995 until August 1999, Mr. Ferguson also acted as Chief Financial Officer for Cabot Marsh Corporation, a healthcare consulting firm. Mr. Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University and a Juris Doctor degree from Widener University School of Law.

Kevin Ferguson

Mr. Kevin J. Ferguson is President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Ferguson acted as a member of the board of directors of Fergco from June 1995 until July 2017, and was employed as Fergco’s president from June 1999 to July 2017. Between June 1995 and May 1999, he worked as head of sales for Fergco. Mr. Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Villanova University.

Brett Vroman

Mr. Brett Vroman is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He previously served as the Company’s Controller from May 2018 to May 2019. Prior to joining the Company, from October 2014 to May 2018, Mr. Vroman was Director of Financial Reporting at Avantor, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality products, services and solutions to customers and suppliers in the life science, advanced technology and applied materials industries. From March 2011 to October 2014, Mr. Vroman was employed as an Assurance Senior Manager at BDO USA, LLP, a public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firm and from December 2005 to February 2011, Mr. Vroman last held the position of Audit Manager at Smart and Associates, LLP, a business advisory and consulting firm. Mr. Vroman is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from York College of Pennsylvania.

Philip Anderson

Mr. Philip J. (Phil) Anderson is Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. From November 2016 to June 2017, Mr. Anderson served as a consultant and Chief Financial Officer of COPsync, Inc. (COYN:NASDAQ), an information technology company that is focused on providing data management and services to the law enforcement industry. From January 2015 to July 2016, Mr. Anderson served as Chief Financial Officer of Electronic Cigarettes International Group Ltd. (ECIG:OTC), an electronic cigarettes manufacturer. From October 2006 to December 2014, he was a managing member of Pinnacle Fund, a Dallas, Texas-based hedge fund and family office investing in small to micro-cap public companies. Prior to joining Pinnacle Fund, Mr. Anderson was the director of research at Siar Capital from January 1999 to August 2006, a family office specializing in micro- and small-cap public and private investments. Prior to his time spent with Siar Capital, Phil performed sell-side research at the investment banks C.E. Unterberg and Ladenburg Thalmann. Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ithaca College and a Masters of Business Administration from Hofstra University.

Bruce Bennett

Mr. Bruce R. Bennett is Chief Product Officer of the Company since July 2017. From January 1998 to June 2017, Mr. Bennett was employed as president of SRM, where he focused largely on the company’s product sourcing between China and the company’s various entertainment industry customers, such as Disney, Universal Studios, Six Flags, SeaWorld and Madison Square Garden. Mr. Bennett started at SRM in 1984, as assistant to the president, and worked his way up to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing prior to being named president of the company in January 1998.

John Marchese

Mr. John Marchese is Independent Director of the Company since December 2017. In June 2000, he founded Marchese Associates, a branding and integrated marketing consultancy located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Mr. Marchese has served as Marchese Associates’ president and managing partner since its founding. Prior to founding Marchese Associates, Mr. Marchese was President of the Americas at Cordiant Communications Group’s Bates Worldwide, an advertising agency and President of Omnicom’s Alcone Marketing Group, a marketing agency focused on retail strategies. Mr. Marchese holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and has been an active participant in the Harvard Business School’s Executive Training Program.

Kevin O'Donnell

Mr. Kevin J. O'Donnell is Independent Director of the Company. He founded PopTop Partners, LLC, a boutique investment firm specializing in small to mid-market companies with an emphasis on the retail and restaurant sector in April 2011, and continues to serve as the firm’s Managing Partner to the present day. Mr. O’Donnell brings close to 20 years of strategic corporate growth, financial structuring, and business development initiatives to emerging growth companies. From May 2007 to June 2010, Mr. O’Donnell served as the Founder/President of KOR Capital, LLC, a private equity and consulting firm specializing in turn around management of mid-market companies. From December 1999 to February 2007, Mr. O’Donnell was a Co-Founder and Principal of ALS, LLC, a human resources management organization. Mr. O’Donnell holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida.

Richard Williams

Mr. Richard H. Williams is Independent Director of the Company since December 2017. From September 2017 to the present, Mr. Williams has served as a member of the board of directors of ITUS Corporation (ITUS: NASDAQ), a pharmaceutical company developing a platform to assist in the early detection of cancer. Since October 2015 to the present, he has served as special advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Parker Vision, Inc. (PRKR: NASDAQ), a cellular handset manufacturer located in Jacksonville, Florida. In that role, Mr. Williams focuses on the areas of business development, acquisitions and investment banking. From October 2011 to December 2013, Mr. Williams was employed as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sky Titan, Inc., a cargo airplane manufacturer. He was then employed as a consultant to Sky Titan, Inc. from December 2013 to October 2015. From June 2003 until May 2009, Mr. Williams served as a member of the board of directors of Iris International, Inc. (IRIS:NASDAQ) in Chatsworth, California, including stints as chairman of the board from June 2003 until January 2008 and lead director from January 2008 to May 2009. Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University.

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