Leadership

We are cbdMD

cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD), owns and operates the nationally recognized consumer cannabidiol (CBD) brand cbdMD whose current products include CBD tinctures, CBD gummies, CBD topical, CBD bath bombs, CBD oils and CBD pet products. The company also operates licensing and corporate brand management businesses as well as the products division.

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Board of directors

Martin Sumichrast

Chairman & co-CEO of cbdMD

Martin Sumichrast

Chairman & co-CEO of cbdMD

Martin Sumichrast, an original board of director member since inception, has served as chief executive officer and president since September 2016. Martin Sumichrast also acts as managing director of Washington Capital LLC, a family owned business.

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Scott coffman

co-CEO of cbdMD

Scott coffman

co-CEO of cbdMD

Mr. Coffman has over 25 years of business experience in which he has started multiple companies and built them into significant businesses in the internet services, manufacturing and e- commerce sectors. Mr. Coffman founded and was Chief Executive Officer of: Cure Based Development LLC.

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Bakari Sellers

Board Member

Bakari Sellers

Board Member

Mr Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just 22 years old, he became the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation.

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Peter Ghiloni

Board Member

Peter Ghiloni

Board Member

Mr. Ghiloni has over 40 years of business experience where he progressed and held executive positions involving marketing and sales and led to a position of Chief Executive Officer for Swisher International Inc, where he served from 2013 until retiring in 2018.

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Scott Stephen

Board Member

Scott Stephen

Board Member

Mr. Stephen has over 30 years of business experience encompassing roles as Chief Operating Officer for an online marketing company as well as for Playboy Enterprises, as well as serving as President of Guaranteed Rate Insurance. He currently series as Chief Growth Officer of Guaranteed Rate Inc. a residential mortgage company.

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Billy Raines

Board Member

Billy Raines

Board Member

Mr. Raines has over 35 years of business experience which includes time as Corporate Controller of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. and General Manager of SMI Properties as well as CEO and CFO of Intermark Brands, the manufacturer of Blu, an e-cigarette. He currently serves as CEO of DataTech Global, a technology company.

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Sim Farar

Board Member

Sim Farar

Board Member

Mr. Farar has over thirty years of experience in private business and public sectors. He served as an executive, chairman, and advisor for multiple companies, including JDF Investment Co. LLC and IFC Financial Services Corp. In 1999, Mr. Farar was appointed as the United States Representative to the 54th General Assembly at the United Nations, and currently serves as the Chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy.

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Executive Leadership

Martin Sumichrast

Chairman & co-CEO of cbdMD

Martin Sumichrast

Chairman & co-CEO of cbdMD

Martin Sumichrast, an original board of director member since inception, has served as chief executive officer and president since September 2016. Martin Sumichrast also acts as managing director of Washington Capital LLC, a family owned business.

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Scott coffman

co-CEO of cbdMD

Scott coffman

co-CEO of cbdMD

Mr. Coffman has over 25 years of business experience in which he has started multiple companies and built them into significant businesses in the internet services, manufacturing and e- commerce sectors. Mr. Coffman founded and was Chief Executive Officer of: Cure Based Development LLC.

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Ronan Kennedy

Chief Financial Officer

Ronan Kennedy

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Kennedy has served as Chief Financial Officer of AMV Holdings, LLC, a Mooresville, NC-based vaping and e-cigarette retailer, manufacturer and wholesaler since 2015. Mr. Kennedy received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and a M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

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John Wiesehan

Chief Revenue Officer

John Wiesehan

Chief Revenue Officer

On July 22, 2021, Mr. Wiesehan was appointed Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. He will direct all revenue generating activities of the business including marketing and sales efforts, e-commerce growth initiatives, and other business development activities throughout the Company. Mr. Wiesehan, age 37, founded Twenty Two in 2018 and has served as its chief executive officer since its inception. From September 2012 to October 2017 he served as vice president of sales for Ballantyne Brands LLC, a manufacturer of ENDS (non combustible tobacco) products. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University.

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