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Executive Officers and Directors of KWIK
The following table sets forth certain information regarding our current Directors and Executive Officers as of September 29, 2021.
Fred W. Cooper
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary
Controller, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer
Our Directors serve in such capacity until the next annual meeting of our shareholders and until their successors have been elected and qualified.
Fred W. Cooper, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Cooper has served as a director and CEO of the Company since June 2020. Since November 16, 2020, Dr. Cooper has also serviced on the Board of Directors of NewAge, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBEV), a Colorado-based social selling and distribution company with a network of independent business owners across 75 countries worldwide. Mr. Cooper became a director in connection with the closing of NewAge’s merger with Ariix, LLC (“Ariix”). Dr. Cooper brings more than 25 years of e-commerce and direct selling experience and was a Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of ARIIX prior to merging ARIIX with NewAge. Under Dr. Cooper’s leadership, ARIIX was one of the fastest-growing direct selling companies over its nine years of business, and in 2020, was recognized as number 35 on the DSN’s list of Top 100 global companies. Prior to founding ARIIX in July 2011, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of NYSE listed USANA Health Sciences. He started his career in direct sales at USANA in 1998 where he played many critical roles, serving in different executive capacities in Special Projects, Information Technology, and Global Operations. Dr. Cooper also spent over ten years teaching entrepreneurship and statistics courses as a part-time professor at the University of Utah.
Dr. Cooper earned a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah. He also earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration, with an emphasis on statistics and operations processes and management, from the University of Utah. Mr. Cooper is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his vast business experience and the fact that he is the mastermind behind the Company’s product.
Jeffery A. Jensen, CPA, serves as our Controller, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant, currently licensed in Utah. Jeff, in his twenty plus years of practice, has extensive experience having worked with several companies from start-ups to well established companies across a variety of industries. These have included real estate, medical manufacturing, financial services, and most recently, a SAAS firm as well as a data processing development company. Jeff is versed in mergers and acquisitions and the accompanying SEC Form 10-K and 10-Q reporting requirements, as well as overall financial and strategic management and planning. Jeff received his B.S. and Master of Accountancy degrees from Brigham Young University in 1998. Jeff is 48 years old and has been married for 25 years. He has 4 children and lives in Springville, Utah.
Matt Williams, serves as President of KwikClick. In 2007 Mr. Williams co-founded Pro Star Logistics, Inc and lead the company as President through a decade of year over year growth in revenue and profitability. In 2017 Pro Star Logistics had reached over $90M in annual revenue with more than 300 employees and merged with Visible Supply Chain Management. Following the merger, Mr. Williams led the company’s Logistics business unit to a doubling of profitability and supported Visible’s executive leadership as a member of the Corporate Executive Team. In 2019 Visible agreed to purchase Mr. Williams’ ownership interest and Mr. Williams transitioned to a consultative role with the company, supporting the Visible team through 2020.
Mr. Williams serves in various philanthropic and professional roles including serving on the Board of Directors for Red Barn Academy (a non-profit residential treatment center), serving on an Advisory Board for School of Business at Weber State University, serving on the Board of Directors for TribeHouse (a professional networking company), and activity supporting investments as a Limited Partner in various venture funds. Prior to founding Pro Star Logistics, Mr. Williams gained experience in operational, sales, and leadership roles at UPS, 3Com, Iomega, US Express, Watkins Motor Lines, and FedEx. He holds a degree from Weber State University in Logistics and Operations Management. In 2013 Mr. Williams was named by Utah Business Magazine as one of their “40 under 40” business leadership award recipients. Mr. Williams is qualified to serve on the board of directors because of his significant experience with growing companies and public companies.
Rodney Wilkinson, our secretary, has broad experience in tax law, trusts and estates, business planning, and corporate law. He is licensed to practice in the State of Utah and graduated with a major in Accounting and a minor in Economics and Business Management from Brigham Young University in 1979. He earned a master’s degree in Accounting and Taxation from Brigham Young University in 1982. Rodney graduated from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University in 1983, with honors and as a J. Reuben Clark Law Scholar and a member of the Order of the Coif.
Dan Shaw, serves a member of the board of directors. Mr. Shaw is the founder of Integra Financial Service, LLC for the purpose of acquiring substantially all of the assets of Impact Payment Systems, LLC, an on-line variable payment installment loan lender. Mr. Shaw was recently recognized as the National Outstanding Citizen for his leadership in the parks and recreation Industry. He also holds membership in several prestigious organizations including Boy Scouts of America. An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Shaw competes as a rodeo “heeler” on a two man roping team. He currently serves as the President and CEO of the Day of ‘47 Rodeo, a charitable organization. A former coach for the Junior Olympic Ski Team in Park City, Utah, Mr. Shaw began competitive snow skiing at the age of 12 and is still and active participant in the sport. Mr. Shaw is qualified to serve on the board of directors because of his significant business development and management experience.
David Hunt, serves a member of the board of directors. Mr. Hunt is a business lawyer and advisor to developing companies. Mr. Hunt has advised numerous developing companies in all stages of development and has been involved with hundreds of private offerings for enterprises ranging from start-ups to exchange traded companies. Mr. Hunt has also been involved with a number of public securities offerings. Despite his transaction focus, Mr. Hunt has continued to selectively litigate contract and securities related cases throughout his career. He has worked on cases and represented parties in matters across the United States, including those before the Delaware Court of Chancery, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and a number of state and Federal courts throughout the U.S.
For nearly a decade, Mr. Hunt was a regular participant in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hunt is a former governance fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and remains an active member of the organization. Mr. Hunt is involved in a number of charitable and non-profit organizations, including serving as the Chair of the Governing Board of a local charter school between 2018 and 2021. Mr. Hunt holds a JD from California Western School of Law in San Diego. Mr. Hunt attended Brigham Young University for two years before transferring to the University of Utah where he earned his bachelor’s degree. Mr. Hunt is a former university lacrosse player and university lacrosse head coach and continues to play competitive lacrosse. He is also a lifetime skier. Mr. Hunt is qualified to serve on the board of directors because of his significant experience with growing companies, public companies and corporate governance.
Jeff Roberts, serves a member of the board of directors. Mr. Roberts is the Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer of Savage Services, a provider of a broad portfolio of services to move and manage critical materials through the US and the world. Prior to joining Savage, Mr. Roberts served as CFO of Maxum Enterprises, an integrated marine and land-based chemicals, petroleum, and lubricants supply company. In that role, he led the company’s Risk, Business Development, Corporate Finance, IT, Credit, Tax, Treasury, Collections, and Accounting teams and served for seven months as interim President. Jeff previously was the Controller and Retail Division CFO at Flying J and worked in auditing positions with PRG Schultz and Ernst and Young. Originally from Pocatello, Idaho, Jeff earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting at Utah State University and a master’s degree in professional accountancy from Weber State University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Utah. Mr. Roberts is qualified to serve on the board of directors because of his significant financial and managerial experience with growing and large enterprises.
Craig Pickering, is an affiliate of the Company through indirect ownership of 16,668,035 shares of our common stock which constitutes 14.38% of our outstanding stock. Mr. Pickering was also our former Chairman and CEO and has contributed greatly to the development of our current business. Mr. Pickering has over 30 years experience in the start-up, operation and sale of several companies, both public and private. Mr. Pickering was closely involved in the founding of Ariix International in 2011. Ariix offers a wide range of health products and services in 40 countries around the world. Ariix has a history of several hundred million in annual revenues and was purchased by NewAge, Inc. in 2020. In April 1998, Mr. Pickering, without admission of liability, entered into a settlement in the matter of FTC v. Imall Inc., FTC File No. 972-3224. Imall Inc. then sold for over $400 million a few months later in July 1999.
Family Relationships — None.
Public Source: Form 10-12G KwikClick, Inc.