CHARLOTTE, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KURE Corp ("KURE"), announced today its members of the board of directors. David Peterson, CEO of KURE Corp comments, "We want to continue to recruit the best talented leaders and world class directors for our organization. Each of our members has a specific expertise they bring to KURE from finance, real estate, to international business. We are excited to have these recognized professionals as members of our board that will contribute significant value to our long term success."
The members of KURE's board of directors are as follows:
Martin A. Sumichrast is the Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of Siskey Capital, LLC, a Charlotte, North Carolina private merchant bank. Mr. Sumichrast also serves as a Trustee and Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committees of the Babson Capital Growth Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. and the Babson Capital Funds Trust, Inc. Siskey Capital, LLC has been the lead financial partner to KURE since inception.
William (Billy) Packer is a successful real estate entrepreneur with various real estate ventures ranging from golf courses to residential housing, commercial buildings and new land development. Prior to his real estate ventures, Mr. Packer spent over 35 years as a broadcaster of collegiate basketball for NBC and CBS and has received numerous Hall of Fames including the Naismith Hall of Fame recipient of the Gowdy award. He has been or is presently on the board of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and Transbotics Corporation.
Craig Cass has spent 25 years in the retail and wholesale tobacco business focused on the premium cigar category. He operates four retail operations in Charlotte, NC and two in Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Cass has served as the President of the Tobacconist' Association of America and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) as the First Vice President and as its Federal Legislative Chairman. IPCPR is the nation's largest trade association serving the retail tobacco channel. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of the Davidoff Retail Advisory Board, and on the Altadis USA Retail Advisory Board.
George Bohle is a founding member of Blair, Bohle, & Whitsitt, PLLC, a full service public accounting and tax services firm. Mr. Bohle is also the founding shareholder of Reliance Management Group, a retailer and distributor of apparel promotional products. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Charlotte Chapter of the Renaissance Executive Forum. Mr. Bohle currently serves or has held board positions for non-profits such as the Freedom Park Neighborhood Association, the Men's Shelter of Charlotte, and the United Way Central Carolinas.
About KURE Corp
KURE Corp ("KURE") is a private company based in Charlotte, North Carolina that specializes in the global distribution of vaporizing pens, e-Juices, and related accessories. KURE's primary products are its KURE Society™ premium vaporizers and select line of high end flavored e-Juices. KURE products are found on www.KUREsociety.com and will be available throughout its many store locations across the United States. KURE Vaporium™, KURE Society™, Kuriousity™, Kurators™ are all respective trademarks of KURE Corp.
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SOURCE Siskey Capital LLC; KURE Corp