SAN DIEGO, October 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
AV1 Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: AVOP), a publicly traded investment and holding company, today announced that it has appointed a new CFO, Sarah Sanger, and a Digital Marketing Director, Brooke Johnson, in order to help the company continue to drive growth and reach its short term and long term goals.
Sarah Sanger graduated from Duke University in 2003 with a Bachelors in Economics and went on to work in Qualcomm's Corporate Finance Organization. After 5 years at Qualcomm, she received her MBA from UCLA Anderson with a focus on strategy and operations. After summer internships with Deloitte Consulting and McMaster-Carr Supply Company, she opted to join the McMaster-Carr management rotation program with a heavy focus on analytics and operations.
In 2011, Sanger joined ID Analytics where she developed, built and ran the business analysis function. Sanger's team provided business strategy and analysis to ID Analytics' clients and prospective clients. In 2013, Sanger was hired to help run Elevate Credit's San Diego R&D office focused on advanced analytics and fraud. Sanger was a vocal and active participant as a speaker and forum member for several industry groups.
In 2016, Sanger noted that the legal cannabis industry was dramatically under-served from by the financial services industry. She decided to pursue this industry and use her formal training in finance and business management to benefit the rapidly evolving cannabis market. In 2017, she worked with a licensed cultivator to close a multi-million dollar financing round. She currently has several clients across the legal cannabis supply chain that leverage her finance and business expertise to navigate the complex and rapidly evolving regulatory environment.
Sanger has spent the past 15 years focused on analytics and operations. She has extensive experience with third party tools and data sources as well as hands-on analysis to support financial and regulatory risk management objectives. She is an investor-member in Arcview, active in many cannabis trade organizations and is a CA licensed real estate salesperson.
On her appointment, Sanger commented, "This is an amazing chance to join AV1 Group at such an exciting time. The future is full of opportunity for the company, and I am looking forward in helping to achieve the next stages of growth."
"I am thrilled to welcome Sarah and Brooke to the team where they will undoubtedly make an immediate impact. I'm confident we'll be well positioned to meet our growth goals moving forward and that these two will be a significant asset to our business," mentioned AV1 Group CEO, Bryen Beglinger.
Brooke Johnson has been cultivating an awareness of all things digital media. Specifically putting online video media techniques into practice with emerging businesses that have the intention of positive change.
With a lifelong passion for filmmaking and storytelling and having worked in the film industry in Los Angeles, Chicago and NYC, Johnson went on to attain a degree in Web Design and Interactive Media at the Illinois Institute of Art. After a few years in media entertainment production, she landed a job at YouTube in 2012, with a keen interest in the future of online video. Having worked at Maker Studios, DanceOn and eventually going freelance as a digital marketer, working on everything from web, UX and graphic design. Social media campaigns and online awareness tactics in boosting online sales and brand awareness for companies in solar, green & ecofriendly brands, clothing lines, new technologies and performance arts.
"I am looking forward to be a part of this driven team and look forward to contributing to the success of the company," commented Johnson.
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AV1 Group, Inc. is a publicly traded investment and holding company established to identify, secure, and monetize emerging growth companies, technologies and ecommerce businesses positioned for exponential growth. The Company seeks to discover inspired entrepreneurs with revolutionary concepts which can make a substantial footprint in markets that the Company believes to have considerable growth potential. AV1 Group, Inc.'s comprehensive business model also includes a division which delivers internally created projects that are poised for revenue generation, and a platform enabling the Company to develop embryonic stage subsidiaries under one umbrella, bringing a spectrum of backgrounds to the table, thus providing a significant resource of experience, knowledge and expertise to every venture. AV1 Group, Inc. explores every opportunity to help each sector exceed their revenue goals while building close, active working relationships; preparing each respective division to be a robust competitor in their chosen markets. For more information, visit: http://www.av1group.com/
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