Creating and setting high product manufacturing standards within the legal cannabis industry.
Vape Holdings is a company focused on the acquisition and development of innovative companies in the vaporizer industry. The Company strives to provide consumers with the healthiest, most sustainable options to market, and to drive innovation in a rapidly expanding industry.
Vape intends to aggressively market healthy vaporization options as it identifies companies and brands that are synergistic with the Company’s vision and business model. While many claim that the changing times are bringing about a “new” industry, Vape holdings has put together a management team that has been actively involved in this space, helping to build a better tomorrow for vaporizer enthusiasts.
The Company’s founders accept the status quo as nothing more than a starting point, a place from which to build a better, safer, more effective alternative. And that starts with HIVE.
Chief Executive Officer
Justin graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a BS in Electrical Engineering and was commissioned as an officer in the US Navy. After earning his masters in Nuclear Engineering, Justin ran the nuclear reactors onboard the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier. Following his time in the Navy, Justin completed his MBA at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Justin has vast experience in the field of semiconductor sales. His sales experience led him to eventually run the sales floor in the largest financial institutions focused on precious metals, in the country. While working with Lear Capital, Justin met the investors of Vapor Wild and FLiP (Flavor Infused Pod), two fast growing companies in the medicinal cannabis vaporizer and e-cigarette vaping industry. Taking over both as COO, Justin has developed deep relationships in the manufacturing, marketing, product development, sales, and major influencers (sales, shows and print) for both industries.
ALLAN VIERNES, CPA, MBA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Viernes specializes in public and private accounting and finance, SEC matters, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, and financial modeling and analysis.
Allan has served in such positions as Chief Financial Officer of an oil and energy company, Corporate Controller of a software company, and consulted with various retail and restaurant franchises and commercial real estate companies through troubled debt restructurings and leveraged buy outs. Mr. Viernes also has past experience as an auditor with McKennon Wilson & Morgan, a PCAOB registered accounting firm, focusing on audits of private and publicly-held companies.
Mr. Viernes graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Administration in Accounting from Devry University, earned a Master of Business Administration with Honors from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Beaulieu delivers valued experience in the implementation and integration of operational and sales systems to the VAPE Holdings executive team.
Ben has owned operated several multi-million-dollar retail garden supply and technology businesses. With a focus on automation and functionality, Mr. Beaulieu has successfully expanded those companies from brick and mortar locations to E-commerce superstores with global sales and partnerships with the industry’s top distributors in the United States and Canada. Ben’s experience operating various companies in the ancillary MMJ markets, has already improved VAPE’s employee management and development. With a focus on streamlining operations Mr. Beaulieu will allow VAPE to rapidly grow while combating the associated costs responsibly.