Jim Kras, Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Kras is one of our founders, serving as Chief Executive Officer and a Director since our inception in March 2020. Mr. Kras served as President and Chief Marketing Officer of Edible Garden Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unrivaled Brands (formerly Terra Tech), from March 2016 to March 2020. Previously, Mr. Kras held senior leadership positions in marketing at global leaders Ajinomoto and The Nature’s Bounty Company. Mr. Kras started his career on Madison Avenue in advertising with companies including Grey Advertising, Omnicom Group and Dentsu/Carat. As our Chief Executive Officer and one of our founders, Mr. Kras brings to the Board of Directors extensive knowledge of our products, structure, and culture as well as years of expertise in the industry.
Michael James, Chief Financial Officer.
Scott Prendergast, Chief Data Officer.
Mr. Prendergast has been serving as Chief Data Officer since June 2020. Prior to joining Edible Garden, Mr. Prendergast held the positions of Vice President Technology for Springbok Energy Partners and Director of Digital Strategy & Analytics for Moroch Partners.
After graduating from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Mr. Prendergast joined Bechtel Corp as an Engineer in the Nuclear Piping Analysis department. Responsibilities included refueling and NRC compliance at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant and Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant.
Stacey Eng, Vice President, Supply Chain & Logistics.
Ms. Eng has served as the Vice President of Logistics for us since inception and our predecessor company since March 2016. Ms. Eng previously worked as the Director of Operations for Inergetics, where she was responsible for developing the company’s supply chain and vendor relationships.
Ms. Eng’s accomplishments include building an integrated supply chain to service a complex network of greenhouses throughout the United States while constantly streamlining our business. She has continually ensured that all deliverables were met on time for any size project, reduced lead-time for delivery in conjunction with implementing cost-cutting measures that drove gross margin improvements. Ms. Eng holds B.S. in Supply Chain Management & MIS from Rutgers University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.