Mr. Offenberger has 30+ year leading organizations in the distribution and manufacturing industries. Eric has worked in both large public companies and private organizations that have been market leaders. As President and COO of a Steel Service Center he oversaw six divisions with annual revenue of over $350 million. Mr. Offenberger has a proven track record growing sales, improving inventory turnover and driving operational efficiencies. He has been involved in green field start-ups as well as major capital development and installation of ERP applications. Mr. Offenberger holds a bachelors degree in accountancy and CPA certification.


Prior to joining APP, David was the SVP and CIO at Ascena Retail Group Inc, where he successfully implemented large-scale IT transformation and project efforts. Previously, David led the Global Information Technology, Global Business Shared Services and Corporate Services Sourcing functions at Owens Corning, a Fortune 500 company specializing in building materials and composite systems. He joined Owens Corning in 1994, and in this latest role as SVP and CIO, David had oversight for all Owens Corning business shared service centers, manufacturing technology, project portfolio management, sourcing and information systems. Prior to his experience at Owens Corning, David held technology positions with Honeywell, Inc. and Time Warner. In both of these roles, he orchestrated major computer systems development and management activities at both the division and corporate levels. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dayton. David was a scholarship athlete while at The Ohio State University. He was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame in 2009 and was named one of Computerworld's Premier 100 information technology leaders for 2012.



Dr. Jonathan Shelton is the founder of Brain Fit, LLC a private practice specializing in psychological assessment and evaluation. Bachelors degree in Psychology at Howard University in Washington, DC and a Masters and Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Arizona School of Professional Psychology. Independently licensed in the state of Arizona for 5+ years. Focusing on Compensation and Pension Examinations for veterans, Consultative Examinations for the AZ Department of Disability Determination, and psychological evaluations for the AZ Department of Child Safety.


Mr. Opzoomer is an experienced public company director and committee chair. Mr. Opzoomer was the only director to serve the full 12 years of Entertainment One Ltd.'s life as a listed company before its sale to Hasbro Inc. This included the roles of senior independent director and chairs of the remuneration, audit and special committees. Previous directorships and audit committee chairs include RhythmOne plc, Autonomy Corporation plc, Rambler Media Limited along with Miva Inc and Hodder Headline plc. Previously, he was a non-executive director of Web Reservations International Limited and Newbay Limited, and an adviser to Forward Internet Group, playing a key role in both its acquisition and subsequent disposal of uSwitch at a significant profit. Mr. Opzoomer is also an active adviser to private companies either directly or through Bond Capital Partners which he founded in 2004. Bond is focused on mentoring & growth capital for overlooked lower mid-market companies. He is currently lead independent director at Trint Limited, the lead independent director of the Mark'ennovy group, recently Chairman of Somo Global, a board adviser to Howsy. At Rambler Media, a leading Russian internet services and media company, Mr. Opzoomer stepped from a board role into an interim chief executive role to restructure, accelerate growth, profitability, and cash flow, and created several key international partnerships. Mr. Opzoomer was the European Managing Director & Regional Vice-President of Yahoo! Europe 2001 through 2003 which included direct responsibility for 8 countries and 400 staff. Prior to this he was an executive of the mobile marketing services business at Talkcast plc, which was acquired by Xtempus Limited, where he became interim chairman. Mr. Opzoomer was Deputy Chief Executive of Hodder Headline PLC from 1994 through 1999, an international consumer and educational book publishing company listed on the London Stock Exchange. He was very involved in the sale of Hodder Headline plc to WHSmith Group PLC in 1999 for a substantial premium. In 1988 Mr. Opzoomer joined the Virgin Group as Commercial Director of Virgin Communications to assist with the Virgin Group buy-out off the London Stock Exchange and refinance Virgin Communications as an independent entity. These activities involved both significant operational and mergers and acquisitions work. During this period, he acquired the Mastertronic Group, which was merged into Virgin Games to form the Virgin Mastertronic Group. This business established the distribution of Sega consumer products in Europe and was sold to Sega Enterprises in 1991. Mark was a key member of the continuing management team that grew this business, Sega Europe, to approximately $1 billion sales across Europe in 1993. Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC (Coopers & Lybrand) in 1981, where he spent 7 years in audit and business investigation services. Mark holds an MBA from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1987, and earned a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours, from Queen's University, Ontario, Canada, 1979. Mark is a life member of the WPO/YPO global network. Mark holds British and Canadian passports.



Mr. Nguyen is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Vext Science and the Vapen Brands (Vapen Clear, Vapen Extracts, Vapen Kitchens, & Vapen CBD). Mr. Nguyen formed Vext Science to service Herbal Wellness Center. In 2013, he developed the Vapen Brand to be sold retail and wholesale to the other Arizona dispensaries. Mr. Nguyen has been involved with entrepreneurial ventures in real estate and High Performance Automotive over the past 18 years. He is a visionary leader in the cannabis industry focusing on trends, relationships and a strong culture.

Board of Advisors

Dr. Yarger brings extensive expertise in chemical and pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) to the Vext advisory board as a leading pharmaceutical R&D in both academic and industrial laboratories for over 20 years, and a professor of chemistry, biochemistry and physics at Arizona State University (ASU). Along with Dr. Yarger’s extensive R&D and publications in pharmaceuticals, he also has significant active research projects in the areas of biophysical chemistry, nanomaterials and biopolymers, with over 150 publications in top scientific journals.

Mr. Hill brings over two decades of experience in finance, business and law and is a partner with Sirvent and Hill. He continued his education in Physics and Law at ASU, culminating in a juris doctorate in 1999. Scott values helping others protect their investments and assets, as evidenced by his law practice’s focus on patent law and estate planning. His dedication to superior client communication and outstanding work product prompted him to join WealthCounsel, a collaborative network of more than 1,000 law firms nationwide, in 2006.