President & Chief Executive Officer
Jeff has many years of success as a business leader focused on fast-growing sectors in food, technology and international business. He brings three decades of experience to his role, serving in executive management positions for Fortune 500 companies, including PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble. Jeff has extensive experience helping companies scale business models, enhance profitability, improve brand identity, and streamline research and development activities.
A social entrepreneur, Jeff leads a privately held investment firm focused on businesses which offer significant health benefits to consumers. He served as CEO of Heart Brand Foods, which has patented technology to make great-tasting, heart-healthy snacks that help reduce LDL cholesterol. He also served as CEO of Two Chefs on a Roll, the foremost designer and custom producer of savory and bakery private label food products in the United States. Under Jeff’s leadership, the business grew rapidly, expanded nationally to include three manufacturing locations, and eventually sold to a publicly traded company.
On the international front, Jeff opened P&G’s Shanghai/East China market, and as General Manager introduced PepsiCo Foods’ Chinese Cheetos, the first international snack food tailored specifically for Chinese consumers. Jeff was recognized as the top performer by Pepsi Foods/Beverages International with the High Performance Leadership Award. He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.
Chief Operating Officer & SVP, Government Affairs
Clint is responsible for all cultivation and dispensary operations and ancillary services, including assisting with the expansion of Notis Global into every state which has approved marijuana for medical and recreational use. He will also manage government affairs.
Clint was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of CorGreen Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded grow and retail solutions provider of products and services to licensed medical marijuana and recreational operators. Earlier in his career, he held senior management positions in the finance and real estate sectors. Pyatt also spent six years in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he held several military operational specialties and participated in Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Somalia rescue efforts.
Clint earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from Cal State University, Fullerton, and holds a California real estate license.
Chairman of the Board
Ambassador Siegel has served on the Medbox Board of Directors since April 2014. In 1997, Ambassador Siegel founded and has served as president of The Siegel Group, Inc., an international business management advisory firm, specializing in real estate, energy, utilities, infrastructure, financial services, oil & gas and cyber & secure technology with its primary focus on the United States, Israel, the Caribbean and Latin America. The firm has an unprecedented track record of acquiring and developing very successful master plan residential communities, corporate office / industrial parks and retail centers.
After demonstrating his success in the private sector, Ambassador Siegel was appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the state’s primary organization promoting statewide economic development through its public-private partnership. Ambassador Siegel served in this role for several years before being appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development agency of the U.S Government to help U.S. businesses invest overseas. OPIC’s mission is to foster economic development in new and emerging markets, complement the private sector in managing the risks associated with foreign direct investment and support U.S Foreign Policy. Subsequently, Ambassador Siegel was again honored by President Bush and appointed to serve with Ambassador John R. Bolton at the United Nations in New York as a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Mission and Representative of the United States to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
In October 2007, President George W. Bush once more sought out the service of Ambassador Siegel, appointing him to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas where Ned served as the Chief of Mission and was responsible for all operations of the U.S. Embassy Nassau until January 2009. His responsibilities included oversight and management of over 200 U.S. Department of State employees located in five separate locations throughout The Bahamas, representing seven different government agencies.
Ambassador Siegel also serves on the Board of Directors of PositiveID Corp., HealthWarehouse.com, Inc., Viscount Systems, Inc. and VeriTeQ Corp.
Mr. Siegel received a BA from the University of Connecticut and JD from the Dickinson School of Law.
Independent Board Director
In March 2014, the company elected J. Mitchell Lowe, co-founder of Netflix and former Redbox president, to its Board of Directors. Mr. Lowe is our first independent director and based on his diverse background and wide-ranging expertise, we expect that he will assist us with various aspects of our business, including strategy development and implementation, executive recruiting and corporate governance matters. Mr. Lowe has been a groundbreaking leader in the home entertainment and tech industries since the 1980s, when he started Video Droid, a rental movie vending machine and store. After starting Video Droid and spending years crafting websites for video stores, Mr. Lowe was asked to help in the formation of Netflix in partnership with Marc Randolph and Reed Hasting. He served as Vice President of Business Development and strategic alliances for Netflix from 1998 to 2003, departing just after their initial public offering to join a small team from McDonald's to form what became Redbox DVD Rental Kiosks. At Redbox, Mr. Lowe began as Chief Operating Officer, becoming President in early 2009, and playing a pivotal role in scaling Redbox from a handful of rental kiosks to nearly 32,000 kiosks and over $1.5 billion in annual revenue. Since leaving Redbox in 2011, he has served as an independent consultant for entrepreneurs and startups.
Independent Board Director
Mr. Flores brings to Notis Global significant business and professional experience, including direct oversight of the development of the Illinois medical cannabis dispensary regulations. He also has worked closely with state regulators throughout the country to help shape policy on significant and emerging issues in complex regulated industries. Currently a partner in the Banks and Financial Institutions Practice Group at the Chicago office of law firm Arnstein & Lehr LLP, Flores previously was Acting Secretary at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Flores also was a prosecutor in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. As part of his board role with Notis Global, Flores becomes Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Compensation and Governance & Nominating Committees.