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Board of Directors

Irwin Naturals, Inc.

Klee Irwin

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

27-years ago, Klee Irwin founded Irwin Naturals with a simple mission – to heal the world with plant medicine. He had no equity or bank financing. So, he formulated products to have curiously potent effectiveness relative to competitors – since word-of-mouth was his only hope against larger companies that put more money into advertising than ingredient cost. A cult brand emerged over the years, and his company now leads in most categories in which it competes. He has taken a philanthropic approach and has, for ethical reasons, chosen to sell CBD at less than half the price of virtually all competitors.

Marc-David Bismuth


Marc-David is an Operating Partner of L Catterton where he has been since 2004. Previously, he was the President of Danone Naya Waters North America, where he played a key role in the formation of the joint venture with The Coca-Cola Company as business partner to capture opportunities in the fast growing and highly competitive Bottled Still Water Category in North America. Prior to managing Danone, Marc–David was the Food Division General Manager (Corporate–Paris/Geneva) and a Member of the Corporate Strategic Committee for the Carrefour Group, where he led the $40 billion Carrefour Global Grocery Sourcing and Vendor Negotiation efforts. Prior to his senior corporate responsibilities Marc–David led the retail growth of Carrefour in key countries in Europe and Asia.

Rod Kight, Esq.


Rod leads Kight Law Office, PC, one of the most respected boutique Cannabis law firms in the United States which was founded in 2000. He is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer, as designated by Martindale Hubbell. Rod has been quoted on Cannabis matters in the Wall Street Journal, Time, Politico and Business Insider. He serves on the advisory board of the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine. North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine calls him "The State's Biggest Cannabis Advocate”.